Tag Archives: vegetarian

Garlic chutney recipe – side dish for idlis and dosas

Garlic chutney is a very delicious and healthy chutney made from garlic cloves, red chillies, coconut. Garlic helps to lower cholesterol and prevents heart related diseases.  Garlic is widely used for several conditions linked to the blood system and heart, including high cholesterol, coronary heart disease and hypertension.  It is good to incorporate garlic in

Paneer capsicum dry subzi recipe

Paneer capsicum dry subzi is a quick and healthy dish made with green capsicum, onions, tomatoes and paneer and mild spices.  This subzi goes well with rotis, parathas, naans or jeera rice.  Paneer capsicum subzi is a delicious Indian recipe, which goes well as a side dish for rotis, as capsicum is a good combo with

Spicy sprouts bread sandwich – healthy breakfast recipe

Spicy sprouts sandwich is a nutritious sandwich made with sprouts which is full of proteins.  It is a healthy and a perfect breakfast dish to start your day.  Grilled sprouts sandwich is not only healthy but also tasty with the goodness of fibre-rich sprouts and it is very filling too. I have added potatoes and little spices to make

Spicy capsicum pulao recipe or capsicum rice recipe

Capsicum pulao or capsicum rice is a delicious one pot meal made with green capsicum, rice and spices.  It is a very easy and quick to make rice dish and goes well with curd, onion raita or any curry of your choice.  Capsicum pulao is healthy and filling too and a complete meal by itself. 

Poha cutlet recipe or avalakki/aval cutlet recipe – easy snacks recipe

Poha cutlet or avalakki cutlet or aval cutlet is a delicious tea-time snack that can be prepared quickly at home with the ingredients easily available at home.  It makes up for a great snack for kids as a nice tea-time or evening snack.  Cashewnuts added to the cutlet gives a nice cruncy and nutty taste.  You can also

Soya chunks or meal maker curry or gravy recipe

Soya chunks or nuggets are full of proteins and rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients proven to help lower cholesterol and loss of bone mass.  Soya is strongly recommended for diabetics,  growing children, weight-watchers and the aged.   It is a  100 per cent vegetarian high quality protein source and great for growing children, as it provides

Gulab Jamun recipe / how to make khoya gulab jamun recipe

Gulab jamun is a milk-solids based Indian dessert and very popular during festivals, special occasions like weddings or birthday parties.  These milk solids known as khoya or mawa  are kneaded into a dough with little all purpose flour and then shaped into small balls.  They are then deep-fried and then soaked in a sugary syrup flavored with

Sweet corn soup recipe – soup recipes

Sweet corn soup  is a very healthy soup made with sweet corn kernels.  It has a lot of nutrients and is liked by all due to the  delicate flavour of the corns.  This sweet corn recipe is one of the quick and easy soup recipe which can be prepared at home.  Several types of soups can

Mumbai pav bhaji recipe or how to make pav bhaji recipe

Pav bhaji is an Indian fast food dish that originated in Mumbai cuisine. While Bhaji is a traditional Indian name for a vegetable dish, the Pav means the Indian bread. The pav-bhaji is a spicy preparation with a mixture of vegetables, which are mashed alongwith a generous dose of fresh tomatoes, a dollop of butter. It is then served with warm bread which is fried in butter. It is an all-time favourite with Mumbaikars. It is now become popular in all the metro cities in India. Pav bhaji consists of bhaji (a thick potato-based curry) garnished with coriander, chopped onion, and a dash of lemon and lightly toasted pav. The pav is usually buttered on all sides.

Chana palak or chole palak or spinach chick peas curry recipe

Chana palak is a healthy and delicious North Indian dish made with white chickpeas, spinach and mixed with spices. Chickpeas is rich in proteins and Spinach is high on iron which makes up for a complete healthy dish. Chana and palak is a good combination for making this curry and it goes well with rotis, puris, parathas, plain rice or jeera rice.