Mughlai paratha is a deliciously stuffed flatbread that originated during the Mughal Empire in India. These rich parathas are stuffed with paneer, spices, and veggies or meat. Enjoy this royal food for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Spicy cabbage onion paratha is a delicious main course that you can have for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. As this paratha is spicy and delicious on its own, you can serve it with simple tomato sauce or yogurt. Serve it with a mild-spicy curry for an extra kick!
Peanut and fried gram chutney is a delicious and healthy side dish that you can make quickly and easily.
Moolangi chutney (radish chutney) is a quick and easy, mildly spicy side dish. Featuring a delightful crunch due to the grated raw radish, it has many health benefits. Serve it with rice, roti, chapati, etc.
Garlic chutney (lasun ki chutney) is spicy, flavorful, and delicious. It's also very healthy. Serve it with rice, dosa, idli, paratha, etc.
This bhindi masala is tasty, healthy, and quick and easy to make. It's a great spicy side dish that pairs well with roti, rice, chapati, paratha, and other flatbreads.
Black chana (black chickpea) is known to be beneficial for one's health and well-being. Black chana flour jaggery unde is very healthy and tasty. Have one daily for good health.
Green gram (mung bean) curry is a delicious, spicy, and nutritious curry that pairs well with rotis, chapati, paratha, poori, etc.
Sev chikki are sweet and savory bars made of jaggery and crunchy gram flour noodles. They make a delightfully light anytime snack.
Beetroot is a healthy, delicious, and colorful vegetable that everyone should consider adding to their diet. Beetroot rasam is a mouthwatering appetizer or side dish that is made with split pigeon pea, beetroot, and spices. Serve this rasam with cooked rice or enjoy it as a soup.
Masala poha (spiced flattened rice) is a delightful dish that is often served in combination with upma for breakfast. Many South Indian restaurants serve it for breakfast.
This onion tomato chutney is rich with cashew nuts. The tomatoes add a tanginess while the jaggery adds a touch of sweetness. There is no coconut in this chutney. It makes an excellent side dish with dosa, idli, steamed rice, etc.
Finger millet idli (ragi idli) makes a healthy breakfast. This dish is easy to prepare and doesn't take a lot of time. Serve it with spicy chutney or Indian sambar.
Wheat flour and dry fruits laddu is an Indian festival sweet, traditionally made during the Nagara Panchami festival. Try this healthy and delicious sweet treat!
Paneer vegetable kurma (curry) is a delicious side dish that you can serve with roti, chapati, poori, fried rice, ghee rice, etc. This curry has a unique, mouthwatering taste that comes from the fennel seeds.
Rava vangibath is a delicious dish made with semolina, eggplant, vegetables, and spices. This dish can be served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Try this easy recipe today!
Bedmi poori, also known as urad dal poori or urad dal kachori, is a popular North Indian street food snack. Bedmi pooris are made of wheat flour and urad dal paste. They are crispy and easy to make.
Ragda patties are a popular street snack (chat) in Mumbai and Gujarat. Now, this snack has gained popularity throughout India. Ragda patties are spiced potato patties immersed in a savory sauce made of dried white peas and garnished with chutney, sev, onions, and coriander leaves.
Sweet corn is a mildly sweet and crunchy vegetable. This restaurant-style sweet corn vegetable soup is mildly spicy, colorful, and tasty. Do make this delightful starter on weekends and enjoy it with your family!
This coconut and jaggery Indian sweet is very delicious and healthy. Though making it is a bit of time, it's worth the effort. This is a traditional and beloved dessert.
Raw mango chutney is quick, easy to make, and nutritious. It's also mouthwateringly tasty.
Bhindi masala is an okra dish with an aromatic green stuffing made of coriander, onion, and spices. Healthy and flavorful, it can be enjoyed as a snack, curry, or side dish.
Roasted tomato salsa is a tasty accompaniment for paratha and chapati. This side dish is quick and easy to make.
Paneer paratha is an Indian stuffed flatbread made of wheat flour and a spicy paneer stuffing. It makes a filling breakfast or lunch.
Besan burfi (chickpea flour sweet) is a mildly sweet cake. With chickpea flour and ghee as the main ingredients, this is a nutritious dessert.
Potato rosti is a popular breakfast dish in Switzerland. In this recipe, I added cheese to create a tasty, crunchy, and filling dish.
Paneer baby corn masala is rich, creamy, spicy, and delicious. This gravy side dish goes well with roti, chapati, poori, ghee rice, fried rice, etc.
Chili baby corn is a crunchy, spicy, and mouthwatering appetizer. Baby corn is a nutrient-dense and low-calorie vegetable.
Elephant foot yams are rich in minerals, and the chutney made from this yam is not only healthy, but it's tasty, too. Serve this chutney as a side dish with cooked rice, dosa, idli, etc.
Capsicum cheese toast is a quick, easy, and yummy snack. You don't need any prior planning to make this toast. Try it today!
Spicy and delicious, green jowar roti (also called jolada rotti) is a healthy food option for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Spinach and coriander leaves make this pancake green.
Amrutha phala is a dessert made with coconut milk, milk, and sugar. "Amrutha" means "nectar of immortality." This sweet is delicious and just melts in your mouth.
Chili cheese toast is a tasty anytime snack that can be served as an appetizer, as well. Cheesy and spicy, these are deliciously fun!
Dry fruit laddu is loaded with protein and nutrients. Have a laddu daily for good health!
Barley coconut soup is creamy, smooth, and healthy. Both barley and coconut have many essential nutrients, and they help to improve overall health in many ways.
These cheese crackers are light, crunchy, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious. They make a great snack or party appetizer.
Spicy paratha (wheat flour flatbread) is particularly nice in the wintertime because it helps keep your body warm. Serve it with yogurt on the side.
Barley is rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and many beneficial plant nutrients. This barley vegetable soup is not only healthy and filling, it is delicious without being high calorie.
Italian tomato basil bruschetta is a colorful starter that is super crunchy, delicious, and flavorful. Try this easy, simple, yet healthy snack!
Clear soups are yummy because of their wonderful flavors and crunchy vegetables. Cauliflower, spinach, and green pea soup is no exception. This soup is nutrient-dense, palatable, and soothing.
Paneer bread rolls make a delicious snack for kids. You can rest assured they are healthy, too, due to the paneer stuffing. Serve these rolls with tomato sauce.
Peanut curd dip (chutney) is an easy and quick side dish for paratha and thalipeet (multi-flour flatbread). This curd-based roasted peanut dip is mildly spicy and flavorful.
Masala Puri Chaat is a popular healthy Indian street food. This snack is a combination of spicy cooked dried green peas gravy, crunchy Puris, chopped onions, tomatoes, coriander leaves, and crunchy save. This snack is a popular party appetizer as well.
Once you taste Paneer and sweet corn curry, you will crave for it often. This curry is mouthwatering because of the perfect blend of vegetables, paneer, and spices. Dunk hot flatbreads in this smooth and creamy curry and enjoy the meal!
The carrot cake I made in a pressure cooker was moist, super soft, and delicious. The spices and the dry nuts in the cake make it nutritious, flavorful, and tasty.
Mini apple pies are juicy, flavorful, and delicious desserts. With a crunchy and delicate crust, the stuffing is tangy and sweet. Let me show you how to make them from scratch.
Mixed vegetable mini pancakes (besan cheela) are colorful bite-sized pancakes packed with nutrients. They include plenty of vegetables, some spices, and flours. Try this quick and easy dish!
The popular Indian breakfast dish known as idli is incomplete without a piping hot small onion sambar on the side. No other side dish can match this sambar when it comes to serving hot idli.
This thick, pureed spinach-carrot soup is a soothing and delightful appetizer. Making it is quick and easy; the recipe requires only a few simple ingredients.
Cabbage pancakes are an excellent option for breakfast or brunch. I highly recommend them because they are crunchy and delicious, loaded with nutrients, and quick and easy to make, too.
Ginger burfi is a quick, easy, and delightfully soothing dessert. Ginger helps keep your throat warm in the wintertime and also serves as a sore throat remedy.
Ginger is a superfood that has many health benefits. Homemade ginger candies are a delightful treat as well as an effective remedy for sore throat. Making ginger candy is easy and quick.
Coconut and chickpea flour burfi melts in the mouth and is delicious. The recipe includes only 5 ingredients. Try this sweet dish this weekend!
These tacos with an Indian twist make fun snacks and perfect appetizers for parties. Stuffed with a spicy vegetable filling, these tacos are nutritious and flavorful.
Learn to make this delicious ragi upma recipe. It's appetizing, not too spicy, and loaded with leafy greens. It's the perfect breakfast for kids.
Nippattu are deep-fried spicy rice crackers. They are a popular South Indian snack, generally prepared during festivals. They also make an awesome evening snack.
Vada pav is a popular Indian street food that consists of a spicy potato dumpling (vada) in a bun (pav). It is an absolutely mouthwatering snack.
Yellow pumpkins are lovely to look at, nutritious, and delicious when cooked. Mildly sweet, yellow pumpkins are fantastic in this super yummy and quick curry.
Peanut garlic chutney is one of my favorite condiments. I always make sure to have some in my pantry. I make this chutney often and use it in various ways because it is healthy and delicious. The aroma of raw garlic and roasted peanuts makes any dish mouthwatering!
This bitter gourd curry with peanut masala is spicy, flavorful, and works wonderfully for people with diabetes. This dish pairs well with steamed rice and curd rice.
Baby corn satay is a mouthwatering and healthy appetizer. You will lick your fingers after eating the pieces of baby corn in this dish because they are so delicious and flavorful.
Cabbage idli is a spicy and flavorful steamed dumpling that doesn't require any fermentation of the batter. This quick and easy dish is delicious on its own, or it can be served with plain coconut chutney or tomato sauce.
Leafy greens and paneer vada (bonda) is a delicious appetizer or party snack. It contains the goodness of leafy greens, chickpea flour, potatoes, paneer, herbs, and spices.
Masala vada, popularly known as ambode in Kannada, is a healthy South Indian snack. Made with split chickpeas, fresh herbs, and spices, this snack is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. It's the perfect party appetizer.
Mixed greens kebabs are made with potato, paneer, mixed greens, spices, and fresh herbs. Irresistibly scrumptious, they make perfect party appetizers or snacks. Serve mixed greens kebabs hot with tomato sauce.
This savory vegetable cake is a delicious and nutrient-rich cake that is made in a steamer. Soft, fluffy, and flavorful, this treat is easy and quick to prepare.
Spring onion curry is a quick and easy side dish that is slightly crunchy and intensely flavorful. Rich in calcium, vitamin C, and fiber, this curry is healthy, too.
Pickle is an appetizing accompaniment to many meals. Mixed vegetable pickle is everyone's favorite because it's delicious and easy to make. Serve this spicy and mouthwatering side dish to enhance the flavor of your meal.
Cauliflower-stuffed Indian flatbread (gobi paratha) is both flavorful and nutritious. Enjoy it with a side of raita or pickle.
Tender cucumber cut in thin sticks and sliced red onions dipped in fresh mint chutney makes a light, crunchy, and refreshing side dish to relish in summer days. This Thai-inspired salad is super healthy!
Taro leaf rolls (Colocasia Leaf Rolls) are healthy and mouth-watering snacks. These rolls are easy and quick to make. Have scrumptious taro rolls as appetizer or evening snack. They are spicy, flavorful, and crunchy.
Split mung bean soup (moong dal rasam) is a delightful, healing, and delicious lentil soup. In the Kannada language, this soup is popularly known as kattu saru. Unlike other soups of this type, there is no tamarind in this recipe. Instead, we add lemon juice to achieve the tangy flavor.
In this South-Indian style recipe, we fry baby corn with capsicum peppers to create an irresistibly crunchy and peppery dish.
Okra and potato hash can be served as a side dish or as an appetizer. This lip-smacking veggie delight is peppery and crunchy. Try this easy and quick recipe.
Carrot onion soup is a delightful pureed soup that is made from unique ingredients. A hearty winter warmer, this soup is enhanced by the addition of apple, milk, and dried herbs.
Crispy potato sticks is a mildly spicy and crunchy snack with a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Enjoy them with a homemade green chutney or tomato sauce.
This quick and easy beetroot mung bean curry is extremely nutritious. It's delightfully tasty, as well.
Potato lollipops are a delicious snack or appetizer that is beloved by children and adults alike. Serve with tomato sauce or mayonnaise dip.
Aloo chop (potato croquettes) is a delectable teatime snack or party appetizer. These croquettes are crunchy and flavorful, and they pair well with tomato sauce or green chutney.
I make idli often, so I sometimes find myself with leftover idli batter. These fritters turned out super yummy! Everyone liked this easy and quick snack.
Okra and potato pair perfectly in this quick and easy, mildly spicy yogurt-based curry. Serve it with chapati, flatbread, or rice.
During the winter season, we need spicy, crunchy, and hot snacks. White lentil and dill leaf pakora (fritters) make a fantastic anytime snack when it's chilly outside. This recipe is easy to make and comes together quickly.
If you like the flavor and aroma of dill leaves, the curry I show you will satisfy your taste buds. Dill leaves and mung beans curry is smooth, silky, delicious, and aromatic. It pairs well with roti, chapati, and steamed rice.
Mixed vegetable kebabs are a delectable party appetizer that everyone will love. Not only are these kebabs delicious, but they are healthy as well. Best of all, they're easy to make.
You won't find an easier or quicker curry than this baby corn spinach curry. Crunchy and delicious, this side dish pairs well with ghee rice, steamed rice, and flatbreads.
Golden-fried baby corn is a delectable appetizer that you can make in a jiffy. This is one of my favorite snacks, and I love to make it during the holidays or when guests come to visit.
These sweet and crunchy corn fritters are my favorite. Whenever I make this treat, they vanish in no time.
I love foods that are steamed because they are usually healthier. Kothimbir vadi is one such food.
Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables, and I make many different snacks with them. But these savory eggplant fritters are special. Crunchy on the outside and spongy on the inside, they have an amazing texture and aroma.
Spinach, paneer, and cheese balls are scrumptious appetizers that are not only healthy but also simply mouthwatering. I made this quick and easy snack at home and served them with tomato sauce. They were a hit!
Methi thepla is a type of Indian flatbread made with fenugreek leaves and wheat flour. The various spices used in this savory flatbread make it delicious and flavorful. Methi thepla stays fresh for many days, which makes it a favorite snack for travelers.
Potatoes may be one of the most popular vegetables in the whole world. They are not only delicious, but they are also nutritious. This potato curry is a quick and easy side dish that goes well with roti, chapati, poori, or any flatbread.
Fafda is a popular Gujarati street snack. It's easy to make this snack at home for teatime—or any time. The main ingredient is chickpea flour. Chickpeas are a good source of vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber.
Upma is a popular Indian breakfast dish. Instant upma mix is a pre-made mix that allows you to make this meal instantly by simply adding boiling water. You can also add boiled vegetables to make the meal more nutritious.
Bottle gourd, or lauki, is a tasty vegetable that has many nutrients and health benefits. This is a delicious curry with bottle gourd and split pigeon peas (toor dal).
Making mint leaf rice (a.k.a pudina rice or pudina pulao) requires only basic ingredients like mint leaves and some spices. This dish makes a delicious and healthy breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. I made mint leaf rice in about 30 minutes and served it to four people.
Mini modaks, or ammi kozukattai, are rice dumplings that we traditionally make for festivals. It is an Indian sweet dish that is steam-cooked with coconut, jaggery, white rice, and cardamom powder.
Methi matar malai is a creamy side dish that complements all types of flatbread. This curry is nutritious and mouthwatering. The secret of its heavenly taste is the spices, as well as the fresh milk cream.
Masala rice roti is a delicious flatbread you can serve to your family for breakfast or dinner. This roti makes a wonderful between-meal snack, too. Try this easy and simple recipe, and savor its unique taste.
Potato rolls are a scrumptious finger food loved by children and adults alike. The recipe needs only a few ingredients and uses an easy cooking method. Serve these rolls as a party appetizer or as an anytime snack.
Corn capsicum cutlets are soft, crunchy, and super yummy. Children love to eat them, and they make the best after-school snacks. Once you prepare the dough, all you need to do is shallow-fry the patties, and they're ready to eat.
Moong (mung bean) is known for its protein, antioxidants, and fiber content. Moong soup is a nourishing soup that is both tasty and filling.
Radish is highly nutritious and cooks quickly, but it has a pungent flavor. Radish curry is a spicy yet delicious side dish that you can serve with any type of flatbread.
Yellow pumpkin is a tasty vegetable that is available throughout the year. Using its soft, bright yellow flesh, you can prepare many different dishes, including this delectable pumpkin soup.
Corn spinach soup is a delectable winter soup. On cold evenings, my family enjoys this mildly spicy soup that features solid vegetable chunks in a clear liquid base.
If you are looking for an easy, quick, and delightful side dish, corn methi masala is a great choice! This is a gorgeous side dish that goes well with flatbreads, fried rice, roti, chapati, and much more.
Potato-stuffed pooris make an excellent snack or lunch box food for the kids. These pooris are bite-sized, flavorful, and very delicious. Children love to eat them! Serve these pooris hot or warm with tomato sauce.
Pickles enhance the taste of your meal. Pickled mangoes are easy, quick, and mouthwatering.
Instant pan handvo is a delectable pancake made mainly with assorted vegetables, semolina, and chickpea flour. They are delicious, crunchy, and nutritious. Serve these slices as they are because they have a balanced, scrumptious taste.
I like to make flour and vegetable pancakes for breakfast. They are quick to make. They are healthy due to the many nutritious ingredients in them. I used wheat flour, chickpea flour, potatoes, curds, and a few spices in this recipe.
Sweet and tasty, mangoes are a good source of antioxidants. Mango raita (mavina hannu sasive) is a quick and easy side dish you can make in about 15 minutes. This raita is best served with rice, dosa, chapati, or flatbreads.
Green banana parathas are stuffed flatbreads that have a spicy banana filling inside. They make a mouthwatering and filling for breakfast or lunch. Raw bananas are high in fiber and vitamins and are resistant starch.
Raw mango stir-fry is a spicy, tangy, and mildly sweet dish that leaves you craving more. Serve it with steamed rice for a delicious side dish.
If you are looking for a vibrant, smooth, warm, and palatable soup, consider making this Mexican potato soup. It is truly yummy and classic. It has all the goodness of tomatoes, potatoes, and spices.
Chutney is a regular side dish served with South Indian breakfast. Though the use of coconut for making chutney is common, this tomato lentil chutney does not contain coconut. I have used lentils and tomatoes in this yummy side dish.
Cheese mung bean toast is a high-fiber, delicious snack you can serve for breakfast. This toast is protein-rich, filling, and palatable. It makes an apt in-between meal, too.
Seven-cup cake, also known as seven-cup burfi, is a deliciously flavorful and sweet cake. Easy to make, the recipe calls for seven equal measures of the ingredients—hence the name.
Beaten rice (flattened rice) is a good source of essential vitamins and minerals, including iron. It is gluten-free, fat-free, and lactose-free. Adding spicy seasonings, onions, and tomatoes makes it very delicious. This poha upma is a mouth-watering dish.
Upma is my all-time favorite Indian breakfast. This versatile dish often includes seasonal veggies in addition to onions, coconut, and tomatoes. Rice sevai (vermicelli) upma is soft, smooth, and delicious. You don't need a side dish for this. It can also be packed in a lunch box.
Brown beans are a nutritional powerhouse of nutrients that your body needs. This Mexican brown rice is a delicious meal made with brown rice, beans, and vegetables. This is a guilt-free and yummy meal even for diabetics. You can eat it as is. Serving it with a yogurt-based raita will be a luxury!
Tomato onion chutney is a spicy and tangy side dish that pairs well with idli, dosa, and plain rice. You can make this chutney in a jiffy. It is a treat for your taste buds and a savior when you need a quick side dish.
Characterized by a lovely ruby red color, beets offer many health benefits. Beetroot kootu is a delicious side dish that is made with beetroot and moong dal. Make this easy curry and serve it with steamed rice, chapati, poori, or any flatbread.
Pesarattu masala dosa is a nutritious green gram crepe that is typically filled with a potato-onion or a ginger-onion stuffing. They are super yummy when served with coconut chutney.
This spinach and carrot curry is a simple recipe that doesn't include grinding your masala. Both these veggies are nutrient dense, so this is a healthy side dish. You can make this curry in about 25 minutes.
Mung beans (green gram) have a lot of nutrients. Pesarattu is a delicious and nutritious pancake that is made from mung beans. You can enjoy these tasty and mildly spicy pancakes on their own, or you can serve them with a chutney or sauce.
Sukhdi (gur papdi) is an authentic Gujarati sweet that contains only three ingredients and can be made in just 12 minutes. Crispy and delicious, this flavorful treat just melts in your mouth!
Bottle gourd muthiya makes a nutritious breakfast. You can make these steamed dumplings in 30 minutes. They are crunchy and very delicious. Serve them with tomato sauce or a mild dip.
Cornmeal is a rich source of fiber and protein. It is low in fat and calories. This cornmeal upma is nutritious just like any other upma. We make this one with milk. Hence, it tastes unique and awesome. Serve this for breakfast or as after-school food.
Onion rings are a tasty appetizer, perfect for a party or evening snack. I made this without using eggs in the batter, and they came out crunchy and delicious. Serve them with a sour cream dip or tomato sauce.
Wheat flour pancakes are a quick and easy breakfast. There's no need to plan in advance to make these yummy and super healthy pancakes. Just gather a few ingredients, make a batter, and your pancakes are almost ready!
Want to have a soothing, homemade beverage? This leafy greens drink will satisfy you with its cooling effect and natural color. You can serve this as a side dish with rice, as well.
Momos need a delicious dip. This homemade tomato chili dip pairs well with them. Try this easy and hassle-free accompaniment.
Pomegranate is known for being rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. Pomegranate tambuli is a yogurt-based drink and/or side dish that is mildly sweet and delicious. Pair it with steamed rice.
Tomato tambuli is a side dish made mainly of tomato and yogurt. Tambuli has a cooling effect on your body. Eat it at the beginning of the meal or drink a cup whenever you feel warm!
Cabbage is an excellent source of many nutrients. Using it in a soup is an amazing idea to get its health benefits. Make this soup in 20 minutes and enjoy sipping it hot!
Pasta sauce is a versatile cooking ingredient. You can make varieties of pasta with it. Sometimes, people use it also as a side dish. This garlicky-flavored red sauce makes mouth-watering pasta. Though pasta sauce is available in the stores, homemade sauce tastes much better.
Capsicum (bell pepper) is a nutrient-dense vegetable. This easy-to-cook veggie has many health benefits. Capsicum raita is very easy to make. This raita pairs well with steamed rice.
You can easily make a better pizza sauce at home than the store-bought variety. Homemade sauce is more flavorful, has less oil, and is better in taste. Read on to learn more!
Chili flakes are a multi-purpose culinary ingredient. They are made with dry red chilies. We use this versatile item for making snacks, salads, curries, side dishes, etc. You can easily make it at home and use it for months.
Flaxseed is one of the most popular superfoods in the world. The health benefits of flaxseed come from its omega-3 fatty acids, minerals, protein, and fiber. This chutney is one of the easiest and best methods to incorporate these seeds into your diet.
Instant noodles are very popular with children. For parents, it is quick and easy to throw this together for hungry children. In this recipe, I show you how to add plenty of vegetables to make it healthy, too!
Kaanole (whole wheat and jaggery steamed cake) is a rare delicacy made during the Nagara panchami festival. This is a mildly-sweet steamed dish. This makes for a guilt-free, nutritious, and flavorful breakfast.
Udnittu (urad flour and curds chutney) is made with black gram flour, minced ginger, chopped green chilies, and moderately sour curds. This is a raw side dish. All you need to do is combine the ingredients to make this yummy and super easy chutney!
Wontons make a wonderful evening snack or party appetizer, especially when served a spicy garlic sauce. Try this easy and quick recipe!
If you have leftover idlis, make tahir idli with them. This is idli dipped in yogurt sauce. The spicy, tangy, and sweet yogurt makes a delicious gravy.
Want to give your family a healthy evening snack? Try making steamed wontons! This is an easy recipe that anyone can make without much effort. A wonton is a small round dumpling with a savory filling. Serve it with a spicy chili-garlic sauce or a mildly spicy tomato ketchup.
Baingan bharta is a very popular Punjabi curry made with roasted eggplant. This curry is a bit tangy, spicy, and very delicious. It pairs well with roti, chapati, and any flatbread. This smoky-flavored curry is easy to make.
Chickpea (garbanzo bean) is the leading ingredient for making hummus. So, hummus will be high in protein, as chickpeas are a good protein source. You can use this yummy hummus in many ways, like spread, dip, side dish, etc.
Idli is a popular Indian breakfast food. This steamed dumpling is made with rice semolina and white lentil batter. Sometimes, you will have leftover idlis at home. You can make awesome cutlets with them. Here's a wonderful recipe to make idli cutlets.
Idli is a popular Indian breakfast dish that is soft, light on the stomach, and nutritious. With leftover idlis, you can make delicious jamuns (dessert). This is a quick and easy dish to make.
Jackfruits are considered vegetarian meat. Tender jackfruit pieces in this Indian sambar resemble meat pieces and they are also a bit chewy like meat. This sambar is very delicious and it pairs well with steamed rice.
Tomato soup is my all-time favorite, and this particular recipe happens to be vegan (and delicious!). While tahini adds a wonderful nutty flavor, basil adds a hint of freshness to this pureed winter soup.
Ginger contains gingerol, a substance with powerful medicinal properties. This ginger chutney is a specialty recipe from Andhra Pradesh in India. Serve this chutney with dosa, idli, or steamed rice.
Tomatoes are popular worldwide due to their many health benefits. They are rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate. These sour-tasting fruits are extensively used in cooking. This tomato gojju is a delicious side dish that pairs well with steamed rice.
Stir-frying is one of the best cooking methods. In this method, veggies retain a large portion of their nutrients. An added advantage is that it is a quick cooking method and needs less oil. This way, the veggies look vibrant too.
Corn methi pakora, or corn fenugreek leaf fritters, are teatime snacks that are crunchy, mildly sweet, and absolutely scrumptious. The recipe is so simple that you can make it in just 20 minutes.
Tahini (sesame seed paste) is a mildly-aromatic paste made with roasted sesame seeds and olive oil. This paste is used for making hummus and salad dressing. Try this easy recipe at home.
Thai curries are known for their texture and coconut flavor. Making Thai green curry is very easy. All you have to do is follow a few simple steps to get this perfect green yummy side dish. Serve it with hot boiled rice. Enjoy!
Everyone loves pizza, but making it at home can be a time-consuming project. My bread pizza cup recipe is a quick and easy version you can make at home. I created this recipe using sliced bread, veggies, and seasonings. Try making these lip-smacking cups today!
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) are legumes that are high in fiber, protein, and several key vitamins and minerals. Cooked chickpeas are very tasty. This salad is made with boiled chickpeas topped with roasted flaxseeds and sesame seeds.
Beetroot is a tasty vegetable with many health benefits. This beetroot pulao (rice) is a simple yet delicious dish. Make this one-pot main course that can serve as a full meal!
Okra is a popular vegetable due to its health benefits and good taste. This crispy and delicious okra pakora can be served as a teatime snack or as an appetizer before a meal. It is a scrumptious side dish, too.
Bottle gourd is an amazing vegetable that has many health benefits. This spiced curry is easy to make and absolutely delicious. It pairs perfectly with steamed rice.
White lentils are a good source of protein, dietary fiber, and many other nutrients. A great side dish, this lentil coconut chutney is mildly spicy and aromatic.
Hash browns are appetizing fried snacks made of shredded potatoes. They are crispy outside and soft inside. Corn flour, rice flour, wheat flour, and spices give a nice texture and aroma to this dish.
Look no further for a quick and easy green veggie side dish. This spinach curry takes me not more than 20 minutes to make, and it's delicious, too!
This chutney can truly spice up your meal. It is very nutritious as it is made of lentils, garlic, and fried gram. You can use this spicy red chutney as a side dish for rice, dosa, chapati, idly etc.
Spinach poori, made with wheat flour and spinach, are crispy and scrumptious. They're healthy, too!
Potatoes contain a wealth of health benefits that make it a staple vegetable for many. This boiled potato raita side dish is yogurt-based. It is very tasty, filling, and easily digestible.
Making a nutritious and tasty breakfast typically requires prior planning, but this instant poha idli recipe is an exception!
Made with vegetables and curds, vegetable tahari is a main course rice dish that is mildly spicy, aromatic, and very tasty. Serve it for breakfast or lunch, or pack it for school or a picnic.
Tambuli, or cold soup, is a Karnataka specialty. This fenugreek (methi) leaf tambuli is a yogurt-based dish that can be used as a side dish or beverage. You can make this nutritious drink in a jiffy.
Soups are refreshing and healthy. This spicy, sweet, and sour green pea tomato soup captivates everyone with its bright orange and green colors. Both these veggies are nutrient-dense. Try this!
Indian cuisine makes extensive use of coconut. Coconut burfi, or coconut cakes, are deliciously juicy and flavorful.
This is one of the easiest soups I have ever made. You only need five ingredients that you may already have on hand. Not only is it easy, but it's yummy, too!
I always look for recipes that are healthy and delicious. This coconut pulao was tempting me. I made this with simple ingredients that are available in my kitchen. Try this awesome vegetarian dish!
Making a healthy and yummy breakfast is everyone's wish. Try this corn sandwich to satisfy your taste buds. Plus, it's easy and quick to make.
This colorful sweet corn side dish (confetti corn) is very tasty, healthy, and takes only 15 minutes to make! The ingredients are very inexpensive, as well. Just try it!
Everyone loves to eat potato wedges, and they make a great party appetizer. You can easily make these crispy and delicious snacks at home, and you don't even need an oven. Just follow these simple steps!
Fenugreek leaf (methi leaf) is a popular veggie due to its unique aroma and its health benefits. This methi leaf curry is a very healthy dish. It goes well with roti, chapati, and poori.
South Indian sambar is a spicy lentil curry with a thick, aromatic gravy and lots of veggies. This healthy dish pairs well with plain rice, idli, and dosa. You can use it as a side dish with any meal!
Bitter gourd contains numerous nutrients that are important for maintaining good health. This stir-fry is easy to prepare, and it's tasty, too. Serve it as a side dish with your meal.
Green pea potato soup is one of my favorites. Creamy, smoky, and peppery, this soup is perfect for a cold evening.
Banana is a good source of protein, vitamin B6, vitamin C, fiber, calcium, iron, and minerals. It is a tasty fruit. Nendra banana (plantains) is a special variety that you can use both raw and ripe.
Using mixed veggies in a soup means you'll have a hearty, nutritious meal. This particular recipe features carrot, tomato, beetroot, onions, garlic, cumin, ginger, and butter. This soup is colorful and tasty.
Green peas are nutrient-dense. They are very delicious. This veggie is seasonal. Hence, buy them when they are abundant and preserve them for the future. Here's an easy way to preserve them at home.
Urad pepper vada is popularly known as Anjaneyaru vada, as devotees adorn Lord Anjaneya with garlands made of these vadas. These vadas are extremely delicious and flavorful even when they are cold.
This corn-tomato chowder is a rich soup with a strong garlic flavor. Here, roughly ground fresh corn and tomatoes are sauteed with butter. This soup is spiced up with onions, ginger, and garlic.
Sweet corn cutlets can be a healthy after-school snack that children will love to eat. I used potatoes, corn kernels, and flattened rice to make this. Serve these yummy cutlets with tomato sauce.
Breakfast is the main meal that keeps us energetic and healthy. We need nutrient-rich and delicious food in the morning to revitalize our body. Here is a list of top five popular Indian breakfast dishes. Try!
Vegetable kolhapuri is a dish from the city of Kolhapur in Maharastra, India. It is a mixed-vegetable curry with a thick & spicy gravy. It is served as a main course with roti, chapati, or flatbread.
Crunchy textured kohlrabi is known to have abundant fiber and vitamins. It is low-calorie, low-fat, and has no cholesterol. This soup is very delicious and healthy. Try this winter winner!
Masala dosa is a popular Indian breakfast dish. The classic version has a potato filling. For a change, I made the stuffing with potatoes, onions, and carrots. Try this versatile & tasty dish.
Fenugreek leaf is a known source of fiber, iron, protein, and minerals. It has few calories. This leaf has a unique aroma and flavor when cooked; hence, it is a popular culinary ingredient.
Garlic chutney powder (dry chutney) is one of the best condiments you can think of. It is delicious as well as nutrient-rich. This spicy, pungent side dish enhances the taste of your meal.
Green coriander chutney powder is a tasty condiment that enhances the flavor of any meal. It is a hot, spicy, flavorful, and tongue-tickling condiment.
Mixed-vegetable curry has many benefits. You will get varieties of nutrients in a single dish. It is delicious as well. I used cabbage, onions, cauliflower, carrots, tomatoes, capsicum, & spices here.
This sweet potato and sweet corn salad is a rare combination. This is a yummy snack that you can make in a jiffy. Even children love to eat this nutrient-rich, crunchy, and mildly sweet salad. Try it!
Spicy chutney powders make a yummy side dish. You can make these powders, and they stay fresh for months. This roasted split chickpea and white lentil dry chutney is very tasty and aromatic.
Horse gram (huruli) are rich in nutrients. They contain plenty of calcium, phosphorus, iron, and protein. They are known to make you strong. Horse gram kadubu/idli is very delicious and aromatic.