Paalak Daal/ Spinach and yellow split gram soup

Popeye chose this green leaf over other foods as this super food gave him super energy, strength and power. Spinach is a super food loaded with tons of nutrients in a low calorie package. They help in improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering…

Golgappas or pani puri

Golgappa or gupchups or pani puri or phhuchkas, called by many other names, is an epitome of Indian roadside snack. It is found in almost every part of India with a little alteration. The thin,crispy hollow balls with savoury tangy filling will make you drool. Now a days, with so many fusions coming around, you…

Sabudana Upma / Sago Savoury Pudding

Sabudana Upma or poha or khichdi is an Indian dish usually prepared when we observe “Fast” on religious days.Its a simple,savoury,tangy and light meal.The main ingredients include potatoes,sabudana/sago and cumin seeds. Sabudana or sago or tapioca can be found all across the world.Sago is nearly pure carbohydrate and has very little protein, vitamins, or minerals….

Moong daal aur dalia ki khichdi/Moong beans and broken wheat khichdi

This is a healthy preparation made especially for pregnant ladies and infants.As both the moong daal/beans and dalia/broken wheat are individually very healthy,I  prepared a khichdi and thought of sharing the recipe. Benefits of dalia: Dalia improves digestion Dalia is high in protein but low in calories Dalia or cracked wheat helps reduce weight Dalia…

Mozzarella and Parmesan stuffed meat balls

Want to try something cheesy and tangy?Here I share my recipe of soft and tender mutton meatballs stuffed with mozzarella and parmesan cheese and topped with mushroom garlic and tomato  sauce.Its mouth melting and super easy to make.The best part is its baked and not fried.So,get ready to indulge in a gastronomical delight. Preparation Time:20…

Dahi ke kebab- Yoghurt kebab

Dahi ke kebab is a unique combination of soft and creamy delicacy.It melts in your mouth leaving behind the various flavours. A delicious healthy and protein rich snack item served with green chutneys.This is an all-time favourite snack amongst vegetarians. Preparation Time:5 minutes Cooking Time:20 minutes Serving:8 kebabs Ingredients: 4 cups Greek yoghurt 1 tsp…

Chicken Lollipop

Chicken Lollipop,as there names, are finger lollies that are easy to grab and nibble.It is the perfect starter recipe for parties.These are the all-time favourite amongst kids. Here,I have tried them in a very simple Indian style.Let me share my recipe. Ingredients: 10 Chicken drummettes 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder…

Sattu satrangi – Roasted gram flour savoury juice

Sattu is toasted gram flour used extensively in many parts of India.It is a nutritious indigenous drink and has cooling effect on the body as well. It is widely used in many sweet and savoury dishes. Sattu is also known as “Desi Horlicks” in the state of Bihar. Being from Bihar,I have been drinking this…

Mango Mania

Slurrpppp!!!!!!!!!!!!Its mango season again.As the temperature is increasing,there’s a thirst for healthy and tasty smoothies to keep us coooooooool. What else can be in the menu other than the yummy mango.I wait for the mango season like crazy.Mangoes are the best when I count for fruits.We can have them in any forms- tangy dips,mango jellies,mango…

Butternut Squash and carrot soup

Butternut squash soup is a thick soup,rich in flavours.This makes a complete dinner for me. It is used as a vegetable that can be roasted, toasted,puréed,mashed and used in casseroles, breads, and muffins.The fruit is prepared by removing the skin, stalk, and seeds. One of the most common ways to prepare butternut squash is roasting. To…