Dill Masala Vada

Dill/ Sabsige Soppu is one of the commonly used green leafy vegetables in India. Dill is extensively made use of in stews, curries, and salads. Masala vada made using dill is a speciality in south India. It is a popular appetizer/snack that is generally made during festivals in south Indian households. Even on regular days,…

Vegetable Pulao

Vegetable Pulao is a delicious rice based Indian dish. It contains a variety of vegetables, whole spices and herbs along with basmati rice which makes this dish so delectable. There are two ways of preparing this: 1) Using a Pressure cooker 2) Using a regular cooking pot. Pressure cooker method is the quickest method of…

Tomato Peas Pulao

Tomato-peas pulao is a supremely flavorful one pot rice dish. In southern parts of India, this dish is usually served for breakfast or lunch with raita on the side. The main vegetable used in this dish is tomato, that is cooked in oil & ghee along with onions, green peas, spices and herbs which makes…

Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo is a popular Indian vegetarian side dish, that is usually served with rotis, chapatis, phulkas, paratha, poori, and even with steamed white rice – dal combo. The main vegetable of this dish is potato, which is boiled and then seasoned with whole spices mainly cumin seeds, powdered spices, and curry leaves that enhance…

Ridge Gourd Curry

Ridge gourd is a commonly used vegetable in Indian cuisine. It is rich in dietary fibre and has various health benefits. Ridge gourd curry is a simple dish that is prepared using ridge gourd as the main vegetable along with other vegetables and Indian spices. It is usually served for lunch or dinner along with…

Pumpkin Soup

It’s the season of Pumpkins and what better way to make use of this nutritious vegetable than in a soup. This delicious vegan pumpkin soup is yummy, filling, and requires no vegetable stock, no fancy ingredients but just simple ingredients like onion, ginger, garlic, powdered red chili, salt, and black pepper along with the star…

Methi Paneer

Methi paneer is a healthy Indian dish that is essentially paneer cooked in an onion-tomato-ginger-garlic gravy along with lots of fenugreek leaves, butter and Indian spices. It is usually served with rotis, steamed rice or jeera rice. Continue reading if you want to know how to make this delicious methi paneer. Prep time: 15 minutesCook…

Poori

Poori is a deep-fried Indian bread that is made from whole wheat and salt. It is an extremely popular Indian breakfast dish, that is often served with potato curry or chole masala. Pooris are quite simple to make and taste best if eaten hot. Continue reading if you want to know step by step procedure…

Mutton Biryani

Mutton biryani is an irresistible rice dish that is popular in the Indian subcontinent. It is made with Indian spices, rice, meat and sometimes vegetables and eggs too in certain regional varieties. Mutton biryani is made from goat meat, rice, whole spices, powdered spices, and ghee. The ingredients required to make this delicious recipe may…

Coriander Coconut Chutney

Coriander Coconut Chutney is a basic Indian accompaniment made by blending basic ingredients like coconut, bengal gram, coriander, cumin, peppercorns, chillies, tamarind, garlic, salt and some water. It is then tempered with oil, mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. This chutney is a quick, super easy-to-make condiment that can be served with Idli, Dosa,…

Black Chana Chaat

Black chana/ chickpeas chaat is a spicy, tangy, healthy dish made with  black chickpeas, onion, tomatoes and flavored with spices. This yummy chaat makes for a great evening snack or it can be eaten as is for lunch as a salad. It’s oil-free, vegan, packed with protein and super super tasty. There are 2 methods…