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Thotakura pachadi | Amaranth leaves chutney

Thotakura pachadi | Amaranth leaves chutney

Thotakura pachadi – Amaranth leaves chutney –  a traditional chutney recipe with amaranth greens and amla, made in a mortar pestle. This is no onion no garlic recipe which I have adapted from local TV channel 🙂 After watching this on television, tried it and […]

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 […]

Passionfruit eggless cake recipe with whole wheat flour

Passionfruit eggless cake recipe with whole wheat flour

Passionfruit eggless cake is a simple cake recipe made with whole wheat flour and fresh Passionfruit juice. This is recipe is eggless but it’s not vegan. I replaced the egg with buttermilk to make it moist and fluffy. I got some very good organic Passionfruits […]

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 […]

Baked Paneer Besan dry curry recipe

Baked Paneer Besan dry curry recipe

Paneer besan curry is a dry curry recipe with besan or chickpea flour and veggies. Baked this simple curry in an oven, which is perfect for busy work days. Chickpea flour or besan or gram flour is made from Bengal gram. This high protein glutenfree […]

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 […]