Masal vadai is a popular snack/ street food in South India Ingredients: Channa dal Onion Dry red chilli Green chilli Garlic Fennel seeds https://dailyciouscook.wordpress.com/2018/04/14/masal-vadai-masala-vada/ Full recipe: Masal vadai/ Masala vada
A fragrant and flavorful, yet simple and quick saucy chicken curry with the essence of ginger and some simple pantry ingredients, perfect with rice or just a soft roti or paratha! Ingredients: 500 gm or 1 lb of boneless chicken For the marination: 1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder (more for color than heat) Salt...
Happy Easter To All Easter is a joyous occasion and that call for something sweet. This Coconut Carrot Cake will complete your Easter Menu. This cake made with whole wheat flour and the addition of carrots, roasted coconut adds a sweet, delicious flavor. Coconut lovers do try this yummy, it’s super moist cake. Ingredients: Whole...
Simple and healthy asparagus stir fry with mustard seeds and dry red chillies; ready in less than 10 minutes! Ingredients: ½ bunch asparagus (2 cups chopped) ½ tsp mustard seeds 2 to 3 dry red chilies 1 tablespoon coconut oil Salt to taste Full recipe: Asparagus Upkari/Stir Fry
A light and healthy comforting soup with a dash of cumin and ginger infused to give it an exotic aroma! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon oil ½ tsp cumin seeds/jeera 1-inch piece ginger, chopped into large pieces 2 to 3 green chillies/jalapenos, slit ½ cup green onions (white portion), chopped 2 cups chopped celery Salt to taste Black...
Black-eyed Beans Sambar is another variation of the south Indian lentil delight, sambar! Spiced with homemade sambar powder and some tamarind for the tang, it is a perfect side dish to enjoy with rice or parathas! Ingredients: 1 cup black-eyed peas, soaked overnight 2 ½ cups water 2 tsp sambar powder (homemade or...
All About Poori – Tuesday Tip Pooris are an important part of festive occasions. It is made with whole wheat flour, salt, rava. It can be paired with white channa gravy or Potato Paneer Pea Curry. Here are simple tips which help you to to make perfect Pooris. Ingredients: For Dough: Whole Wheat...
Milk Rava Halwa is totally different. In this Rava or Sooji is soaked in a milk for 30 minutes and then it is sauteed in ghee. This halwa is rich in taste, almost like a milkcake. Do try this Halwa… Ingredients: Ingredients: Rava – 1 cup Sugar – 1 cup Ghee – 1/2 cup Milk...
Dry Kale Channa is one of my favorite prasad during Navratri. It is made with black chickpea (kale channa) with few spices. I made kale channa with sweet potatoes which makes this dish healthy and tasty. It goes well with hot pooris and halwa. Ingredients: Ingredients: Kale Channa – 2 cups Sweet Potatoes...
Coriander-Cumin-Fennel Tea, or CCF Tea as it is lovingly called, is a traditional Ayurvedic remedy. It is one of the simplest and most famous formulas for detoxification, weight loss. It is prepared using three ingredients – cumin, coriander, and fennel. It is low in calorie and also beneficial for...
A gorgeous glass of fresh coconut milk vegan smoothie made with tropical fruits like mangoes, pineapple and some strawberries for added flavor and color! Ingredients: For the strawberry layer: 1 ½ cups sliced strawberries ½ a large banana, peeled and sliced ½ tsp lemon juice Lemon zest ½ cup coconut milk For mango layer: ½ cup coconut milk 1...
A south Indian Konkani Style curry with pineapples and mango chunks in a sweet, spicy and tangy coconut-mustard gravy, traditionally served as a side dish with rice and dal or enjoyed as a dessert too! Ingredients: 2 cups pineapple chunks 2 mangoes, peeled and cut into cubes (the sweet variety) ¼ cup black...