Category Archives: Indian

Water Spinach Dry Subzi (Vayal Cheera Thoran)

When you visit a new place, visiting the local vegetable market is such a delightful way of getting to know locally grown vegetables and greens. You discover and learn so many new things. One such really exciting discovery is the … Continue reading

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Simple Spinach Curry

Spinach/Palak leaves are healthy, rich in iron and nutrition. This super simple palak recipe is made with limited ingredients and goes well with rice as well as roti. In this recipe, I have steamed and pureed the spinach leaves. You … Continue reading

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Amaranth/Rajgira Flour Roti

Amaranth / Rajgira seeds is a grain/seed that has been cultivated for more than 5000 years and has an incredibly high nutritional profile. The name itself means immortal / everlasting. It contains twice times the amount of calcium when compared … Continue reading

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Shakkar Para (Sweet Diamond Cuts)

Mildly sweet and crunchy deep fried bits. A snack for evening or to munch for no reason at all. Has a good shelf life. So you can make it and store it for Diwali or before guests are expected. This … Continue reading

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Sabudana Upma / Khichdi

Sabudana / sago / Javvarisi is preferred food across India during fasting and for festivals. It is also a good snack item. Sabudana is nothing but tapioca pearls and hence mostly starch / carbohydrate. Sabudana pearls cooked in a tadka … Continue reading

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Sprouted Moth Beans Salad

Sprouts for breakfast – one of the best ways to ensure great nutrition minus fat. Fitness experts recommend eating sprouts for breakfast for its good nutrition value and protein content. You can have this dish for breakfast, lunch, or snack. … Continue reading

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Amaranth Seeds Upma

Amaranth seeds are powerhouses rich in protein, iron, calcium, magnesium, bone-building manganese, fiber, and other nutrients compared to rice or wheat. Amaranth is one of the most protein-rich plant-based food that can rival even animal-based foods. It helps prevent chronic … Continue reading

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Sorghum and Zucchini Salad

During summers, your body does not demand rich, calorie-laden food. You feel like eating light and crave more for liquids. A wholesome salad along with juice sounds like a perfect meal option and significantly¬†cuts down the time spent in the … Continue reading

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Jaggery and Whole Wheat Flour Halwa

Atta Halwa is a very tasty prasad¬†served at Gurudwaras. It is made with sugar and whole wheat flour. But if you can make the same sweet with jaggery, you get a healthier sweet. The unique taste of jaggery and the … Continue reading

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Roasted Cashewnut Burfi

Cashews, in the form of roasted salted nuts and burfis are highly addictive. Usually these are purchased from shops but making them at home is so easy and there is marked difference in taste. Making sweets at home using whole … Continue reading

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