Beetroot chutney recipe – How to make beetroot chutney recipe – chutney recipes

Beetroot is full of vitamins and minerals and low in fat.  It has a range of health benefits like lower the blood pressure, reduce the risk of obesity and because of its high fibre content helps in digestion. Beetroot is low in fat, full of vitamins and minerals and packed with powerful antioxidants.  It helps lower

Tomato sambar recipe – How to make quick and tasty tomato sambar in pressure cooker – sambar recipe

Sambar is a lentil, tamarind and vegetable based curry or stew and very popular in South India. The story is that it got originated in the kitchen of  Thanjavur.  Maratha ruler, Shahuji during the 17th century from the southern Indian state of Tamilnadu tried to make a dish called amti (Maharashtrian curry) and experimented with toor dal or

How to make kesar therattipal recipe/instant therattipal recipe – easy sweet recipes

Therattipal is a very traditional Indian sweet made in Tamil Nadu on special occasions and festivals.  It is also popularly called as pal khova.  As the name itself suggests, pal means milk.  It is made with milk solids and sugar is added to sweeten it.  You can also use jaggery instead of sugar for a

Lauki chana dal subzi recipe – How to make lauki chana dal ki sabzi in pressure cooker – side dish for rotis

Lauki chana dal ki sabzi is made with bottlegourd also called as doodhi or lauki and chana dal and seasoned with spices. Split bengal gram or chana dal gives a delicious taste to this vegetable. Bottlegourd has many vitamins and minerals like calcium, phosphurus, vitamin A, C and magnesium which helps in reducing blood pressure

Masala tea powder recipe – How to make masala tea powder or homemade Indian chai masala recipe

Masala tea is the most flavoured tea which is prepared with a mix of spices – ginger, cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon and cloves.  It is also the most popular among all teas.  The version of making this tea is to ground the tea masala powder and store it in an airtight container and use it as

Mango srikhand recipe – How to make mango srikhand recipe – mango recipes

Shrikand is a very popular sweet dish in Maharashtra and Gujarat and is best served with puris or as a dessert. Shrikand is made especially during summers and is very simple to make too. The sugar is well blended with hung curd and flavoured with nuts, saffron strings and cardamom powder.  If you prefer fruit

Green peas idli recipe – How to make green peas idli (hare matar idli) recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

Green peas idli is an instant idli recipe made with green peas, semolina, curd and tempered with seeds, spices and cashewnuts.  This recipe is very similar to rava idli recipe, except for the green peas paste added to it.  Green peas added not only makes the idli nutritious but also gives a nice bright green

Rava payasam recipe – How to make rava payasam / rava kheer recipe – kheer recipes

Kheer or payasam is a  pudding and an Indian dessert which is made during auspicious occasions like Diwali, Navaratri and other special occasions.  It is served generally at the end of the meal.  This kheer recipe requires the basic ingredients which are readily available at home and can be prepared quickly.  Saffron and nuts added

Aloo Matar Pulao recipe – How to make aloo matar pulao (potato peas rice) recipe – pulao recipes

Pulao is a one pot rice dish prepared with aromatic basmati rice, vegetables and mild spices.  Some of the most popular pulaos are peas pulao, tawa pulao, kashmiri pulao and vegetable pulao.  Amongst the pulaos, veg pulao is one of the most common rice dish in India. Aloo matar pulao – a quick and simple

Instant rava dosa with potato masala – How to make instant rava dosa/sooji dosa recipe – dosa recipes

Rava dosa – an instant rava dosa made with semolina and curd.  Potato masala goes as an excellent side dish to this dosa.  It is a very popular south indian breakfast dish which can be easily and quickly prepared.  You can add chopped onions to the dosa batter and an instant onion rava dosa is