Avocado & pumpkin Paratha

Soft and tasty Avocado & pumpkin  paratha is prepared with whole wheat flour, soft ripen avocado pulp, grated pumpkin, onion, green chillies and some spices. This Paratha is ideal for serving for breakfast or packing for children lunch box. Many of us know that avocado contains monounsaturated fatty acids , which helps to  reduces bad…

Kesari Bhath (Sooji Halwa)

Kesari bhath or Rava kesari is a south Indian sweet prepared with semolina, sugar,ghee, saffron and nuts. In north India it is called suji halwa. Some people also add ripened banana or pineapple pieces to make this halwa. This sweet can be prepared with or without milk. Very tasty and easy sweet to prepare. Usually…

Easy Egg Curry

This  curry is my husband’s one of the favorite egg curry. When ever he gets time or feel like cooking he prepares this curry. Eggs,onions, tomatoes and some basic spices are required to prepare this tasty and easy egg preparation. You can chop onions and tomatoes in whatever way you want and can season it…

Cluster Beans curry (Gawar Ki Sabzi)

Cluster beans curry / Gawar ki subji  is prepared with simple ingredients like cluster beans,fresh coconut and onions. Cluster beans is  loaded with high levels of folic acid. The presence of dietary fiber, potassium  in this vegetable prevents various cardiovascular complications. Guar beans contain calcium,  which helps in strengthening the bones and thus prevent bone loss….

Sesame seeds Ladoo 2 (Til ke ladoo)

Sesame seeds ladoo is a traditional Indian sweet prepared especially during winter season. Sesame seeds are  good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, molybdenum, selenium, and dietary fiber.Sesame seeds helps to lower cholesterol levels, because it contains phytosterols that block cholesterol production. Black sesame seeds are especially high in phytosterols. This ladoo…

Sesame seeds Ladoo 1 (Til ke ladoo)

Sesame seeds ladoo is a traditional Indian sweet prepared especially during winter season. No need to use any jaggery syrup,butter or ghee to prepare this sweet. We need only 2 ingredients and 15 to 20 minutes time to prepare this tasty,healthy and easy ladoo. Sesame seeds are  good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin…

Carrot & Spinach Curry

Carrot & Spinach curry is a very healthy, tasty and easy curry to prepare. It goes well with steamed rice or any Indian flat bread or can be served as a salad. Use this healthy  curry as a filling to sandwich, samosa or roll. Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 to…

Horse Gram & Mango Chutney (Ulavalu chutney)

Horse gram & mango chutney is a traditional south Indian chutney. Horse gram is believed to help in reducing overweight  and also good  for diabetic patients. It also provides heat to body during winters. This chutney is a perfect combination of protein, iron, calcium and vitamin C. This chutney goes well with steamed rice, dal…

Chicken Biriyani

Chicken Biriyani is a flavorful tasty and special Indian rice dish prepared with lot of spices.Chicken can be marinated the previous night or for at least 4 hours and refrigerated to make the best flavorful Biriyani. I learnt this recipe from my younger sister. She prepares some amazingly tasty chicken curries and biriyani. Chicken Biryani…

Coriander Chutney

Tasty and easy coriander chutney is prepared with coriander leaves, green chillies and sesame seeds. It goes well with all fried snacks, flat bread, steamed rice or with any south Indian breakfast. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Serves: 8 to 10 servings Ingredients: Coriander: 1 small bunch (washed and roughly chopped) Sesame…

Instant Oats & Vegetable Idly

Instant oats  idly is prepared  with oats, semolina / suji and yogurt. To make it healthy grated carrot, green peas, grated cabbage,french beans and finely chopped coriander are added. Any other choice of vegetables like grated pumpkin can also be added. You can also make vegetable dosa with this batter. You can try my instant…

Oats & carrot paratha (Oats & Carrot Flat Bread)

Paratha is an Indian breakfast preparation.  Paratha dough is prepared with whole wheat flour and choice of vegetables and rolled into a flat bread. It is then fried on a pan with some butter or oil. Stuffed paratha is also prepared with stuffing made with choice of vegetables. Preparing tasty and healthy oats & carrot…