Khandvi is a savory snack from the Indian state of Gujarat, India.It is made mainly of gram flour and yoghurt which is slowly cooked into a paste. The mixture is then spread out to cool, cut, and rolled into scroll shapes. The delicious mild taste and soft texture is the reason why it is a […]
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Soothing spiced whole masoor dal cooked in tomatoes and onion gravy. It’s crunchy and soft as the same time. Tastes best with rotis or rice.
Vishu is a Hindu festival celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala and as Bisu in the Karnataka region(Mangalore & Udupi districts), usually in the second week of April in the Gregorian calendar. It is a day to pay homeage to Lord Krishna for all the blessings.
Pithla is made from besan/chickpea flour and tastes best when eaten with Bhakri which is prepared using Jowar/Bajri flour. Pithla Bhakri represents a humble and very comfort meal in any Maharashtrain household. Pithla, Bhakri and Thecha served with Green chillies and raw onion make a fabulous combination.Pithla Bhakri is called as Farmer’s meal or poor […]
Bharli Vangi is an authentic Maharashtrian delicacy which is made by stuffing brinjals with groundnuts, coriander and spices filling. It’s one of my favorite dishes. Spicy, hot and delicious are the best adjectives to go with this dish. There are various versions of this dish depending upon which region of Maharashtra where it is made. […]
Paneer Naan Pizza is an amazing combination of Indian flavors with Italian way of cooking. With naan as a base and paneer as a topping it serves as an amazing dinner recipe. Crispy, crunchy and tasty to the core
Mushroom Kadai & Tomato Palak Recipe
Tandoori chicken is a popular Indian dish consisting of roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices. Today Thanks giving is celebrated throughout US and it’s a tradition to cook roasted turkey on this occasion. I decided to roast chicken instead of turkey.
Methi Shankarpale is a savory and crunchy Diwali snack made from dried fenugreek leaves and all purpose flour.
Dahi Sev Batata Puri is an Indian snack which is especially popular in the state of Maharashtra. The dish is a form of chaat and originates from the city of Mumbai. It is served with mini-puri shells (golgappa), which are more popularly recognized from the dish pani puri. Dahi puri and pani puri chaats are […]
Thali Vegetarian in Santa Clara serves the famous Gujarati Thali which consists of all the four components cereal, pulses, vegetables and rice with supplements like pickle, chutney, papad, buttermilk and salad and therefore it makes a perfect balanced diet.Gujarati’s make use of various spices in different combination to add taste and flavor to their meals. […]
Whole wheat pasta simmered in mushrooms and tomato sauce. The simplest tomato sauces consist just of chopped tomato flesh cooked in a little olive oil and simmered until it loses its raw flavour, and seasoned with salt. This pasta dish is wonderful served with a green salad. The best thing about it is that you […]
Palak Dal is a spinach and lentils recipe. This comforting Indian dish is high in fiber and nutrition. It tastes best when served hot with rice and papad.
Rice sautéed with indian spices and mushroom, amazing rice for dinner. Apart from mushrooms you can also add peas, carrots and other veggies. This recipe is adapted from ecurry.com, nice blog for indian recipes.
Peas with potatoes in a tomatoes onion based gravy. It’s tangy and spicy at the same time. Tastes best with hot phulkas.
Simple homemade Bhuna Gobi made with thinly chopped cauliflower and indian spices. There are times when I don’t feel like cooking and then who else can come to my rescue but my dear husband, Ritesh. He made this last night for dinner and it was pretty awesome. Ingredients […]
Green peas with mushrooms topped with some cream and nothing can go wrong:) This is an ideal dinner recipe when you want to have something rich but definitely home made. Green peas & mushrooms add the health quotient while cream adds the texture to the gravy. Enjoy with Hot Phulkas!
Aamras Recipe Aamras is a popular dessert in Rajasthani cuisine and Marwari, Maharashtra, Gujrati homes, especially during festivals. The pulp of a ripe fruit is extracted usually by hand or nowadays in blender and consumed along with chapati. At times ghee and milk are added to the pulp to enhance its flavor. Now sugar is […]
Rasz Potly is a healthy pie made from mustard leaves, tofu and vegetables. It was one of the interesting recipes at CIF Kitchen Khiladi Contest. It was created by Reshma Iyer, Amutha and Supriya
Healthy and simple Bisibelabhat accompanied with Sweet Potato delight is made from the nutritious quinoa and sweet potato.
Simple and easy veg cheese sandwich made with bread, onions, tomatoes, butter, cheese and coriander mint chutney.
Multigrain Crepes/Dosa which is made from all organic flours and vegetables is a healthy meal accompanied with rich dry fruit melody made from high in iron dryfruits.
Interesting Vegetable kebabs are made from veggies and indian spices complimented with orange paradise which is fruity healthy delight.
Fusion Ravioli and Fruit & Sprout Halwa are interesting recipes made from whole wheat flour, mustard seeds, sprouts and oats.
Wheat momos stuffed with mustard leaf is a healthy delight made from whole wheat flour with an interesting stuffing of vegetables, tofu and various sauces.
Cancer Institute Foundation (CIF) Kitchen Khiladi Contest 2013 was a huge success with participants from all over the bay area, esteemed judges, CIF volunteers and amazing audience.Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, India is a Hospital and Research Institute delivering free cancer care for thousands of poor patients over the past 50 years. You can read more […]
Healthy and nutritious whole wheat pasta with broccoli and mushrooms is a quick dinner recipe. I love pasta but white pasta can give you a high dose of cholesterol which is definitely not good for health. This pasta recipe is not only healthy but also tasty at the same time.
It’s a simple and healthy meal recipe with brown rice, french beans and fenugreek leaves which is high is proteins and low in calories. Brown rice is unmilled or partly milled rice, is a kind of whole, natural grain. It has a mild nutty flavor, and is chewier and more nutritious than white rice. Being […]
Healthy nutritious whole wheat tortillas tacos stuffed with chicken and guacamole is the one of the most simplest and nutritious recipes of mine. It didn’t take me more than an hour to prepare this meal.
Chinese vegetable fried rice is cooked rice tossed with fresh vegetables and blend of Chinese sauces in less than an hour. This has been one of the easiest dinner recipes I have posted. After a long tiring day at work when you don’t feel like making a whole meal consisting of chapati, vegetable, rice and […]