Rajma Masala | Red Kidney Beans Curry

Rajma masala is an authentic vegetarian dish from India. Kidney beans are a good source of protein and also have health benefits. Rajma mainly consists of red kidney beans in a thick mild-spicy gravy and is usually eaten alongside white rice. However it also tastes great with chapati/roti/naan. Rajma masala is super easy to make,…

Chicken Pulao | Green Masala Chicken Pulao

Chicken Pulao or the green masala chicken pulao is a popular dish from south India. The best and unique thing about this pulao is the green masala consisting of green chillies, coriander leaves and mint leaves. It gives a lovely flavor to the chicken and rice as a whole. You can prepare this pulao for…

Panner Butter Masala

Paneer butter masala is a crowd favorite. It’s an Indian curry that is commonly prepared at home and is also popular in restaurants. As the name itself suggests, this curry is made from paneer and contains quite a lot of butter. This is not a typical spicy Indian curry at all, it falls slightly on…

Ragi Rotti | Ragi Pancake | Finger Millet Roti

Ragi rotti is a popular breakfast in the rural parts of southern Karnataka. It is made of ragi flour, which is known as finger millet in English. Ragi is highly nutricious, healthy and filling. Other than Roti, the Ragi flour is also used to make ladoo, porridge, dosa, malt, and even cookies. Preparing ragi rotti…

Carrot Halwa | Gajar ka Halwa

Carrot Halwa or Gajar ka Halwa is a popular Indian sweet that is usually made during festivals, weddings and celebrations. It’s rich, simple, healthy and so delicious that you will not want to stop eating! So now that we have all got plenty of time to spend with family during the quarantine period, why not…

Green Gram Usli | Hesarukaalu Usli | Mung Salad

Green gram usli or hesaru kaalu usli is a healthy side dish that is commonly prepared during festivals in south india. Mung beans are one of the most nutritious legumes. Mung/ Green gram is protein & fiber rich and usli is one great way of consuming it. It’s tasty, filling and easy-to-make so it can…

Poha | Avalakki Chitranna| Flattened Rice Recipe

Poha or Avalakki chitranna (as it popularly called in Karnataka) is a quick, healthy and tasty Indian breakfast. The beauty of avalakki/ flattened rice is that it can be consumed with very little to no cooking and hence that makes almost any recipe containing it a quick one. This Karnataka style poha is spicy &…