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Amla dry chutney powder – Usiri Karam Podi

Amla dry chutney powder – Usiri Karam Podi

Amla dry chutney powder – gunpowder or karam podi recipe with amla, chana dal, and Indian spices. This will be good with hot rice and ghee or as a side for Idly, dosa or upma. As amla is in season now, I’m trying to use […]

Potatoes in Mushroom sauce – Potato mushroom fry

Potatoes in Mushroom sauce – Potato mushroom fry

Potatoes in mushroom sauce – simple breakfast or side-dish recipe made with potatoes and two types of mushrooms. This can be a stand-alone recipe which will be good for any meal or can be a side-dish. This also makes a good lunch box recipe. We […]

Kidney beans salad with Avocado – Rajma salad

Kidney beans salad with Avocado – Rajma salad

Kidney beans salad is made with cooked kidney beans or rajma, few salad veggies, and avocado. Lemon juice and olive oil are used as dressing for this salad. I have used extra virgin Olive oil to make this salad. You can use Coconut oil or […]

Masoor Pulao recipe with sabut masoor dal

Masoor Pulao recipe with sabut masoor dal

Masoor pulao is a simple one-pot rice recipe with whole masoor dal, veggies, and whole spices. I love one-pot rice dishes as they are easy to make and take less time which will be ideal for busy weekdays. To make it a complete meal, I generally […]

Ginger chutney | Allam pachadi recipe

Ginger chutney | Allam pachadi recipe

Ginger chutney, allam pachadi is Andhra style pachadi recipe with sesame seeds. This has tamarind and jaggery which will make it sweet and sour which complements the strong flavor of ginger.

Millet capsicum rice recipe

Millet capsicum rice recipe

Millet capsicum rice is a simple millet recipe with Italian spices and colored capsicum. This is a vegan, gluten-free and healthy recipe made with little millet which will be good for breakfast or for lunch box. Other small millets like Foxtail, Proso or Barnyard millet […]

Dosakaya Pachadi | Yellow Cucumber Chutney

Dosakaya Pachadi | Yellow Cucumber Chutney

Dosakaya pachadi – Sambar cucumber or yellow cucumber chutney – a vegan Andhra style chutney recipe made with Sambar or yellow Cucumbers in a traditional mortar pestle. This is my other favorite chutney which my Mother makes regularly at home. This will taste amazing with […]

Cowpeas salad | Lobia salad

Cowpeas salad | Lobia salad

Cowpeas salad – An easy and healthy vegan salad with cowpeas, potatoes and other veggies. This salad is mildly spiced with Indian spices. Cowpeas or black-eyed peas or lobia is a type of legume which can grow in harsh climatic conditions and yet nutritional powerhouses. […]

Andhra style tomato chutney or pachadi recipe

Andhra style tomato chutney or pachadi recipe

This tomato pachadi or chutney is made with cooked tomatoes, peanuts, sesame seeds and other spices. This is my mother’s recipe and can be eaten with dosa, idly, roti and even with hot rice and ghee 🙂 I made this in the grinder, you can […]

Black rice pudding| Black rice kheer recipe

Black rice pudding| Black rice kheer recipe

Black rice pudding – a simple and vegan kheer or pudding recipe with black rice, coconut sugar, and coconut milk. Rice is our staple food and we eat quite a lot of it. I always try to include different types of rice for their nutritional […]