• Thalikala payasam
    Sweets and Desserts

    Thalikala paasham | Thalikala paayasam recipe

    Thalikala paasham is Telangana’s traditional sweet dish made on Vinayaka Chathurthi. Generally, we make this only once in a year, on this festival as an offering to Lord Ganesha. This is my Mother’s recipe and I wanted to blog this…

  • Foxtail millet lemon rice
    Millet recipes,  Tiffin,  Vegan

    Millet lemon rice recipe

    Millet lemon rice – Easy and quick foxtail millet recipe with fresh lemon juice which will be good for any meal. This is a vegan and gluten-free recipe. This will be a good lunch box item as well. Apart from…

  • Avocado chocolate smoothie recipe
    Drinks and Smoothies,  Vegan

    Avocado chocolate smoothie recipe

    Avocado chocolate smoothie – rich and creamy drink which is very simple, easy to make and yet healthy. I love smoothies and I find it as the easy way to incorporate good proteins and fats into my daily routine. Avocado is…

  • How to cook fluffly millet
    Millet recipes,  Vegan

    How to cook fluffy millets

    Millets, commonly known as poor man’s food are nutritional powerhouses. These are rich in B vitamins, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, fiber, and protein. Unlike wheat, these are gluten-free and grow extensively in India. Different parts of India grow different varieties,…

  • Nankhatai recipe
    Cakes and Cookies

    Nankhatai – Indian shortbread cookies

    Nankhatai, Indian shortbread cookies are made using white flour and ghee. This is my Aunt’s recipe which my Mom used to make in idly cooker during my childhood days. Here I am baking these cookies in OTG oven. Though we…

  • Mixed vegetable penne pasta recipe
    Tiffin,  Vegan

    Penne pasta with mixed vegetables

    Pasta – though it is not Indian traditional food, our comfort food and easy to prepare for weekdays dinner. All of us at home like all Italian dishes as they are mildly flavored yet tasty. Today I am sharing the…

  • Zucchini Potato Stir Fry
    Curry,  Vegan

    Zucchini potato stir fry recipe

    Zucchini is a vegetable that belongs to Cucurbitaceae family like ridge gourd, bottle gourd and cucumber. As it is not grown in India and is mainly imported, we avoid buying it. We always try to eat locally grown veggies and…

  • Vegan pesto sauce recipe
    Dips and Sauces,  Vegan

    Vegan Basil Pesto sauce recipe

    Pesto, originally called as pesto alla Genovese, is an Italian dip made with sweet basil leaves, pine nuts, parmesan cheese and olive oil. Traditionally all these ingredients are crushed in a mortar pestle and hence this name. My version of…