Everyday vegetarian and vegan recipes in a more nutritious way

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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 […]

Thalikala paasham | Thalikala paayasam recipe

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 so that it will be […]

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 […]

Millet lemon rice recipe

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 rice and wheat, we try […]

Avocado chocolate smoothie recipe

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 rich in mono-saturated fatty acids […]

How to cook fluffy millets

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, some of them are Jowar […]

Nankhatai – Indian shortbread 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 are not fond of biscuits […]

Penne pasta with mixed vegetables

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 recipe of mixed vegetable penne […]

Zucchini potato stir fry recipe

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 fruits as far as possible. […]