Everyday vegetarian and vegan recipes in a more nutritious way

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Quinoa pudding recipe – Quinoa kheer with strawberries

Quinoa pudding recipe – Quinoa kheer with strawberries

Quinoa pudding – a simple and vegan kheer or pudding recipe made with quinoa, coconut milk, and strawberries, flavored with cardamom powder.

Chickpeas salad – Chana kachumber salad recipe – Chickpeas cucumber salad

Chickpeas salad – Chana kachumber salad recipe – Chickpeas cucumber salad

Chickpeas salad – Kabuli chana kachumber salad – a vegan Indian style chickpeas salad with cucumber, tomatoes and onions. I made this salad with simple lemon juice and olive oil dressing. This also has sesame seeds and walnuts for added nutrition. Nuts and seeds are […]

Pudina pachadi recipe – Mint chutney

Pudina pachadi recipe – Mint chutney

Pudina pachadi – mint chutney – another everyday simple chutney recipe with mint leaves, peanuts, sesame seeds, and other spices. This chutney goes very well with hot rice and dollop of ghee. It will also be good for idly, dosa and roti as well. This […]

Vegetable rajma curry | Kidney beans vegetable curry

Vegetable rajma curry | Kidney beans vegetable curry

Vegetable rajma curry – kidney beans vegetable curry – simple everyday curry with rajma or red kidney beans and mixed veggies. This is a vegan recipe which goes well with any bread or roti and can be eaten with rice as well. We try to […]

Menthikura badilu – Steamed Methi Muthiya curry

Menthikura badilu – Steamed Methi Muthiya curry

Methi muthiya curry – we call in Telugu as menthikura badilu – a simple curry with steamed chickpea flour dumplings. We generally eat this with rice, will be good as a side with Sambar or rasam rice. This will be good to eat as it is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]