Main Dishes

Chickpea Rice/Chickpea Quinoa

Ingredients 1 cup Chickpeas Long grain or basmati Rice 1 Onion 2 Tomatoes Cumin Cinnamon Cloves Cardamom Bay Leaves Chana Masala Garam Masala Amchur powder (Dry mango powder)(optional) Salt Turmeric Oil Ghee 1.75 cups water Process Soak Chickpeas overnight and cook them in the pressure cooker for 3 whistles. If using a  slow cooker, wash… Continue reading Chickpea Rice/Chickpea Quinoa

Main Dishes · Uncategorized

Cooling Cucumber Lassi – No Carb

Ingredients 1 Cucumber 1 inch Ginger 1.5 tsp Cumin 5-6 Curry Leaves 0.5 cup Homemade Yogurt 0.5 cup Water Salt Process Peel Cucumber and cut into small pieces. First blend Cumin in a blender. Add cucumber,ginger,curry leaves. Blend it till cucumber gets mashed. Now add yogurt,salt and water and blend for 2-3 minutes. Add ice… Continue reading Cooling Cucumber Lassi – No Carb

Breakfast · Main Dishes

High Protein Green Peas Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese) Paratha

Ingredients 0.5 cup Whole wheat Flour 0.25 cup Soy Flour 0.25 cup grated Paneer 0.5 cup Boiled Green peas 1.5 tsp Coriander seeds 1 tsp Cumin 0.5 tsp Ajwain or Carom Seeds Red chilli powder (optional) Ginger and Garlic (optional) Salt Oil water Process Mix Whole wheat flour, soy flour, salt,cumin,ajwain,chilli powder and crushed coriander… Continue reading High Protein Green Peas Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese) Paratha

Main Dishes

Simple and spicy Mint Pulav

Ingredients 2 cups cooked Basmati or Long Grain Rice 3 medium Potatoes peeled and cut into cubes 1 cup Cauliflower florets 50 gm Cashews 8-9 Green Chillies 1 inch Ginger 2-3 Garlic pods 4 Cloves 1 tsp Pepper 1 inch Cinnamon 2 Bay Leaves 2 bunches Mint 1 bunch Coriander Salt as needed Ghee or… Continue reading Simple and spicy Mint Pulav

Breakfast · Desserts · Main Dishes

Energy Balls for kids No cook/Bake

Ingredients 0.75 cup Almonds 0.25 cup pistachios 6 Dried Apricots 1 tbs chia seeds 1 tbs flaxseed powder 50gm Raisins 0.5 tsp Cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla essence Process First grind all the nuts in the blender. Next mix the rest of the ingredients and grind for 1-2 minutes. Roll the mixture into six balls Healthy… Continue reading Energy Balls for kids No cook/Bake

Breakfast · Main Dishes

Sooji Upma

Ingredients 0.5 cup Semolina/Sooji Rava 0.25 cup Green Peas 1 tbsp Peanuts 1 medium Onion 1 tsp Seasoning(Mustard, Jeera, Chana Dal, Urad Dal, Red chillies, 3-4 curry leaves) 2 Green Chillies 0.5 tsp grated ginger 1.5 cups Water Salt Process In a pot, heat up some oil and add the seasoning, green chillies, grated ginger… Continue reading Sooji Upma

Appetizers · Main Dishes

Sweet Potato Green Pea Cutlets

Ingredients 1 big boiled sweet potato 1/2 cup frozen/boiled green peas 2 tbsp chopped fenugreek (methi) 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies 1 tsp amchur powder 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander 2 tsp oil 1 tbsp panko bread crumbs Upto 1 tbsp rice flour for binding salt and oil as needed Process Boil… Continue reading Sweet Potato Green Pea Cutlets

Main Dishes · Salads

Quinoa Rajma

Ingredients 0.5 Cup Uncooked Quinoa 0.25 cup Uncooked Rajma Green chillies – 1 or 2 1 small Onion 1 Medium Tomato Cinnamon Stick Bay Leaves Cloves Rajma Masala Salt Oil Cumin – 1/4 tsp Process Cook Quinoa as per cooking instructions. (Quinoa: water = 1:1 ratio). Once cooked and cooled down, fluff it with a… Continue reading Quinoa Rajma

Main Dishes

Veggie Vermicelli

Ingredients 0.5 cup vermicelli 1 cup water salt 3-4 Green Beans 1/4 cup Cauliflower 1 medium Carrot 1 small Potato 0.5 medium Onion Red chillies Seasoning(Urad dal, mustard,Jeera, Hing, Curry leaves) 1 tbsp Cashews 2 tsp oil Process In a pan heat oil , add seasoning ingredients. Once they splutter, add curry leaves, Red chillies,roasted… Continue reading Veggie Vermicelli

Main Dishes

Spicy and Tangy Quinoa (Quinoa Pulihora)

Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa  2 cups water salt Oil Peanuts Seasoning (Chana Dal, Urad Dal, Mustard,Jeera,Hing,Curry leaves,Red chilli) 5 Sliced Green Chillies Tamarind Puree Process First boil 2 cups of water, add salt and quinoa to it...cook till water evaporates. Turn off the stove, let it cool down and fluff with a fork. In a… Continue reading Spicy and Tangy Quinoa (Quinoa Pulihora)