Aamla dhania chutney/ Gooseberry Cilantro dip

In my previous recipe post, I have already shared the medical benefits of gooseberry or the aamla. In this post, I take an opportunity to add some light on the benefits of coriander or cilantro ( as known in European countries). Cold chills and smogs can be experienced in many parts of the globe. It…

Aamla Kuchcha / Gooseberry grated pickles

Winter is commencing!! Cold and cough has entered most of our houses. You could easily hear the loud sneezing or coughing sounds of your neighbors during early morning hours. This is the best time to introduce the highly beneficial Gooseberries or aamla in your daily diet. These are the richest source of vitamin C, vitamin…

Stuffed Braided Bread

Post the sunflower bread, I received many requests for making a bread with a veg filling. So, I got an opportunity to bake this braided bread with veg stuffing. A much simple and easy to make bread with a mixed filling of cottage cheese (paneer), spinach and cheese. I have added spinach to make it…

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…

Tamatar chutney / Sweet Tomato dip

If you are looking for something hot, sweet and tangy, this is for you. An amazing combination that goes perfect with all snacks. A very easy to cook dip that gets ready in minutes. I remember, when I was a small kid, I would eat dozens of pooris with this chutney. I enjoy this chutney…

Bhindi Bharwa / Stuffed Okra

This is my mom’s recipe and everyone in the family loves.Whenever we have guests,this recipe is sure to be served and they too love.Even if you are a hard core non-vegetarian,you cannot resist munching these super tasty,tangy bhindis/okras.The best part is the way my mom prepares as you won’t find this style of preparing stuffed…

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…

Potato muffins

Looks yummy,isn’t it? Indeed it was. I was thinking of making a snack with a twist, so this came as an output. Baked as a muffin and stuffed potato with Italian seasoning and mozzarella cheese. A very quick and easy snack recipe when you have some special guests at home. Preparation Time:10 minutes Cooking Time:25…

Chick pea fritters

Chick pea fritters,much similar to falafel,is made by boiling and mashing the chick peas.Keeping in mind the health benefits of chick peas,I thought of making a snack out it.This recipe includes both the taste and the benefits of chick peas. Chick peas are rich in fibre and helps in weight loss.They are a good source of protein,manganese…

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…

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…