Spicy Gongura chutney – The perennial favorite

Gongura or Sorrel leaves are an integral part of Andhra (South east coastal region of India), consumed in their day to day diet. These leaves have a highly tangy flavor and cooking them with the right amount of spices enhance their taste. Like any other greens, gongura is rich in Vitamins, anti-oxidants ,iron and fiber.... Continue Reading →

Banana sweet – Indian style

The most common fruit in southern part of India is banana. There are many recipes made from this fruit because of its abundance in the region. This recipe is famously called as 'Kachayam' and is an integral part of many households. Kids enjoy this delicious recipe as a snack during their evenings. Its crispy texture... Continue Reading →

Sabhudana Kichadi

Sabhudana (Tapioca pearls) kichadi is one of the most sought after breakfast during auspicious occasions like Navratri , Ekadashi, when people have to fast the entire day. Sabhudana is high in carbs and a good energy source and thus people have this kichadi for instant energy boost. These tapioca pearls absorbs a lot of water... Continue Reading →

Stuffed vegetable – Methi Thepla

Thepla is a type of Indian flatbread made out of wheat flour and besan (chickpea flour). It is a highly flavorful recipe with lots of herbs and spices. Thepla is mainly consumed in the northern part of India and in particular the Jain community as a evening snack or breakfast. With lots of stuffed vegetables,... Continue Reading →

Mysore Pak – (Indian sweet )

Mysore pak, is an Indian sweet that is delicious and just melts in your mouth . It is said that this dish was an experimental dish by "Kakasura Madappa", the chief chef of 'The Maharaja of Mysore, Krishnaraja Wodeyar' . He tried to create a sweet for the king with simple ingredients and it turned out... Continue Reading →

Eggless Banana bread

Banana breads are my family's favorite evening time snack. Whenever we have leftover bananas that get too ripe to be consumed, it's 'banana bread' time 😊 . With all the nuts and dry fruits added, the bread becomes a healthy option too. The soft and moist bread can be stored for at least a week... Continue Reading →

Avocado toast – A breakfast delight

Avocados are one of the most nutritious fruit one can have for their breakfast. The fruit being rich in fiber and anti-oxidants, is good for heart's health. The fruit reduces bad cholesterol from our body and balances with good cholesterol. The buttery texture of the fruit keeps you full and helps you from over-eating. This... Continue Reading →

Asparagus Sabzi (Indian style)

PC: vegetables.co Asparagus is one of the ancient vegetables known. The health benefits of this vegetable is enormous. Asparagus is regarded as a 'clean vegetable' as the pesticide residue is considerably less. Apart from this , the vegetable is very rich in Vitamins B6, C and K. Another important nutrient value of asparagus is that... Continue Reading →

Hakka Noodles (Vegetarian)

Hakka noodles(vegetarian) , a recipe from Chinese cuisine is prepared from boiled noodles and stir fried vegetables with variety of sauces. Chinese cuisine is cooked on high range (gas stove) which helps in keeping the vegetables crunchy . It is also important that the noodles is cooked in a little excess oil to keep the... Continue Reading →

Cranberry Pickle (Indian style)

Fresh cranberries have this strong tart flavor which makes it difficult to consume fresh. But nature provides some amazing benefits with such fruits; cranberries are one of the fruits that have the lowest blood sugar. So, I tried making pickle out of it and it tasted delicious. Indian style pickles tastes spicy -tangy and goes... Continue Reading →

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