Coconut milk rice kheer recipe – How to make coconut and rice payasam – kheer recipes

Coconut milk rice kheer or payasam is a very popular sweet dish prepared with coconut milk, rice, sugar, cardamom powder and garnished with nuts.  In this recipe I have used condensed milk and coconut milk instead of sugar and normal milk, to give a rich taste and creamy texture to the dish.  You can use

Sprouted green moong salad recipe – How to make healthy green moong sprouts salad/ sprouted green moong salad recipe – healthy recipes

Moong sprouts salad is a very healthy and refreshing salad made with sprouted moong, onions, tomatoes and chaat masala. You can use the readily available moong sprouts available in the market or can easily sprout the moong at home itself. Sprouted moong salad is a very nutritious and refreshing salad, which can be used as

Split green moong dal recipe / How to make chilke wali mung dal recipe – dal recipes

Split green moong dal is a highly nutritious dal made from split green moong, onions and mild spices.   Moong lentil is high in fibre and plant based protein which helps in weight loss.  Green moong dal is basically a green gram which has been split and not skinned.  Since the husk is not removed completely,

Oats banana smoothie recipe – How to make oats banana smoothie recipe – oats recipes

Oats banana smoothie – a nutritious and delicious smoothie  made with the goodness of oats, banana,dates, milk and nuts.  This smoothie makes up for a wholesome breakfast to start your day on a healthy note.  Oats used in this recipe is full of fibre and hence keeps you full for a longer period of time,

Cauliflower pepper fry recipe – How to make Gobi pepper fry recipe – side dish for rotis/rice

Cauliflower pepper fry is a very delicious and flavourful dish made with cauliflower, peppercorns and other spices. This is a semi dry dish that goes well with rotis as well as rice.  This dish is a simple South Indian stir fry recipe which can be prepared in less time.  Other spices like fennel seeds, cumin

Ragi cookies – How to make eggless ragi jaggery cookies (finger millet cookies) recipe – ragi recipes

Ragi is a wonderful ingredient and a rich source of calcium, protein and iron.  Ragi is also called as nachni, finger millet or red millet and an extremely nutritious millet.  It resembles mustard seeds in appearance.  Nowadays, after realising the importance of ragi in our diet, people have started mixing ragi with other grains for

Red pumpkin sambar recipe (poosanikai sambar) – How to make red pumpkin 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

Vegetable pongal recipe – How to make vegetable pongal recipe – pongal recipes

Pongal is an important dish prepared  during pongal festival in Tamil Nadu and Sankranthi festival in Andhra Pradesh. People pray to Sun God on this occasion. In Tamil language, ‘pongal’ means ‘boiling over’. On that day, women boil the new rice with fresh milk and jaggery and allow it to overflow the pots. It is

Gajar ka halwa recipe – Carrot halwa recipe in pressure cooker – Instant carrot halwa recipe – winter recipes

Gajar ka halwa is also called as carrot halwa, gajrela or gajar pak.  It is a carrot based sweet dessert  made by carrots, sugar, ghee, cardamom powder and nuts.  It is a very popular  dessert in North India especially during winters, when fresh juicy red carrots are available in plenty in the market.    You

Methi matar malai recipe – How to make methi matar malai recipe – winter recipes

Methi matar malai (fenugreek leaves and green peas curry) is a rich popular North Indian dish made from fenugreek leaves, green peas and fresh milk cream.  It is best served with rotis and naans.  This dish has a more creamier texture and slightly sweet taste, without adding much spices to  it.  Green chillies are added