Poha Chivda / Spiced Flatten Rice

In current times, lot of food comes out of packages. Sadly, most of the packaged food is laden with unhealthy amount of sugar, excessive salts, preservatives and food colours which make our bodies weak from inside as well as outside. Lot of us, young and old are suffering from food allergies which we just didn’t…

Choliya Bhaat / Tender Chickpea Pilaf

Chickpeas is one of the most nutrient dense legume you will find. It is available in varied form resulting due to the treatment it goes through at various stages. Some may associate with words like lal chana (red chickpeas), kabuli chole ( big chickpea) , bengal gram which is split chickpea/chana dal etc,etc. India is…

Peas Coriander Pilaf

An easy and flavourful side dish to go with most of the sunday gravies or curries. This recipe is your answer to taking your simple rice preparation to ten folds higher. The rice used in the recipe is long grain basmati pilaf rice which fills the house with nutty aroma when cooking. Fresh or frozen…

Khamni

Khamni is an excellent breakfast recipe for all. It is made out of split chickpeas / chana dal. This legume can easily be called a super food as it is high on fibre, zinc, folate, protein and many important minerals. It is low on glycemic index which makes it ideal for diabetics and it is…

Vedmi / Puran Poli

Vedmi is an indian flatbread stuffed with sweet lentil filling. It is made majorly in western states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Natives from Maharashtra call this Puran Poli and use jaggery and split chickpeas in their preparation where as in Gujarat it is called Vedmi and its made using sugar and split yellow pigeon pea…

Thalipeeth / Multigrain Savoury Pancakes

Kasa Kai !!! Baraa Haiii !!!
A rustic maharastrian delicacy holds its promise to be lip smackingly tasty and nurtitous at the same time !!
#bhookhlagehai #thalipeeth #marathi #jevan #yummy #multigrain #breakfast #healthy #snacks

Mushroom Broccoli Salad

We all clear out our refrigerator time and again. At such times , there are too many lost and found kitchen ingredients !! Some growing unexplainable things on them and some perfectly fit to eat and then there are some almost ready to take a dive to down south !! This recipe is a concoction…

Aloo Paratha / Potato Stuffed Indian Flatbread

Aloo Lovers Delight !! Aloo Paratha … Thandi dahi di katori te garma garm aloo da paruntha !!!
Bhookh lagee hai anyone ?!!!
#aloo#paratha#parauntha#breakfast#punjabi#bhookhlageehai

Tomato Upma / Tomato Semolina Porrdige

Upma comes from southern part of India. It is made with Semolina / Rava which is nothing but coarsely ground ( tiny or medium big ) wheat or rice. Rava is believed to be nutritious. It contains carbohydrates, fiber, fat, protein, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, sodium, etc….. With so many nutritive qualities, this hero…

7 Reasons Why Fenugreek / Methi should be part of your daily diet !!

Fenugreek contains a wide variety of beneficial nutrients like iron, magnesium, manganese, and copper, as well as vitamin B6, protein, and dietary fiber. Fenugreek also contains a number of powerful phytonutrients, including choline, trigonelline, yamogenin, gitogenin, diosgenin, tigogenin and neotigogens. In my previous posts , I have mentioned that Methi is not native to India but it was brought to us from…

Gluten Free Rice Panki

Panki ……. Sounds exotic isn’t it….. almost like some Japanese fish preparation…. But its not…. Its more local… More nearer than you would like to think…… And miles away from a fish… Panki is a Gujarati snack made usually by cooking rice flour batter in between banana leaf. Gujratis don’t always make everything sweet and…