Methi Malai Matar (Fenugreek And Peas Curry With Cream)

Methi Malai Matar (Fenugreek And Peas Curry With Cream)

Methi Malai Matar – A mildly spiced vegetable curry made from fresh or frozen fenugreek leaves, green peas and cream. Methi (Fenugreek Leaves) are  bitter in taste and so everyone may not like them, however,  this  curry removes the bitterness of fenugreek leaves.  It is also mild in taste and hence combines well with the other spicy … Read more

Moong Dal Paratha (Yellow Split Moong Dal Flat Bread)

Moong Dal Paratha (Yellow Split Moong Dal Flat Bread)

Parathas are a good  option for starting the day with a healthy breakfast. There are many different kinds of parathas such as Palak paratha, beet root paratha, methi paratha (methi dhebra), matar paratha, dhoodhi paratha, cabbage paratha, jowar paratha and many more. They can be made from different flours. The flours is  combined with different vegetables or pulses and made into … Read more

Whole Wheat Braided Bread

Whole Wheat Braided Bread

In my recipe for whole wheat bread , I  divided the dough in two parts. I used the first part for making the bread loaf. The other part I further divided it into two parts to make whole wheat nutella flower bread and braided bread. This is the recipe for braided bread. You can either use the entire dough for … Read more

Whole Wheat Pesto Garlic Bread

Whole Wheat Pesto Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread.. The perfect starter or snack which goes well with any soup, coffer, juice or mocktail. The recipe uses  basil pesto and  whole wheat bread. My son wanted to eat garlic bread – I was planning to make the basil pesto – and so got the idea of baking the pesto garlic bread with home made bread. … Read more

Nutella Flower Whole Wheat Bread

Nutella Flower Whole Wheat Bread

Dear friends, Once you know to knead the dough for making bread, you can further experiment to make different kinds of breads. Here’s a step by step process of kneading bread flour and baking it to make Whole Wheat Bread. I have mentioned in that recipe that I will show you the step by step process of making whole … Read more

Beet Root Paratha (Beet Root Flat Bread)

Beet Root Paratha (Beet Root Flat Bread)

Beetroot is a type of root. Due to its sweet taste, it can be eaten raw. The leaves of the beetroot are also edible and can be eaten boiled or steamed. Beetroot has a rich purple colour but they are also grown white or golden. Beetroots are an excellent source of folic acid and a … Read more

Kaju Karela Nu Shak / Kaju Karele Ki Subji (Bitter Gourd And Cashewnut Stir Fry)

Kaju Karela Nu Shak (Bitter Gourd Cashewnut Strir Fry)

Bittergourd is used widely for its medicinal values. Bittergourd and the parts of its plants are useful as traditional medicines for curing of diabetes, stomach complaints, skin diseases, ulcers or cough. Various types of dishes are made from bitter gourd. Not only in India but it  is widely used in Asian cuisine. In India, the bittergourd preparation … Read more

Whole Wheat Bread

Whole Wheat Bread

Whole wheat bread can be made  using 100% wheat flour or with the combination of whole wheat flour and refined flour. in this recipe I have made it using 100% wheat flour. The bread came out nice and soft. Breads can be made with fresh yeast, active dry yeast or instant dry yeast. So the proportions … Read more

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

Pesto – according to wikipedia, is a sauce originating in Genoa, the capital city of Liguria, Italy. It traditionally consists of crushed garlic, European pine nuts, coarse salt, basil  leaves, parmigiana-reggiano (Parmesan cheese) and pecorino sardo (cheese made from sheep’s milk), all blended with olive oil. Pesto also means anything that is made by pounding. Traditionally pesto is made … Read more

Whole Wheat Avocado Cheese Straw

Avacado Cheese straw

Avocado, also known as alligator pear is a large pear shaped fruit having a single seed. They are mostly cultivated in the Mediterranean or tropical climates throughout the world. They are green skinned and have a pear shape. The fruit has a higher fat content than the other fruits. It is fleshy and has a buttery texture. It … Read more

Batata Ni Sukhi Bhaji (Indian Style Stir Fried Boiled Potatoes)

Batata Ni Sukhi Bhaji

  It is a popular gujarati cuisine recipe and is mostly made during the community lunch or dinner gathering ( nath nu jamanwar) or during marriages. It goes well with puri or thepla or dhebras. It is an easy-to-make recipe and hence people also make it for their journeys. As the name says it is made from … Read more

Dal Pakwan

Dal Pakwan

Dal Pakwan is a very popular Sindhi breakfast. It is cooked with split bengal gram (dal) served with pakwan (crisp fried Indian bread). Sindhi cuisine is mostly popular for its taste and flavor. It has many spicy and sweet dishes. Sometimes the method of cooking is also different. Breakfast is the most important meal for … Read more

Whole Masoor Dal (Whole Red Lentil Curry)

Whole Masoor Dal (Whole Red Lentil Curry)

Masoor Dal is a very important part of vegetarian diet in Indian Cuisine. Masoor Dal contains high level of protein. It also contains fibre, folate, vitamin B1 and minerals.It helps to lower the cholesterol and helps in managing blood sugar. It is a good source of calcium, potassium and iron.It is rich in antioxidants. Masoor dal is … Read more

Eggless Carrot Cake

Eggless Carrot Cake

Cake…the most delicious sweet treat. They are soft and spongy. A basic cake is made from flour, sugar, eggs, butter or oil, milk and with leavening agents like baking powder and baking soda. To this basic cake mix different ingredients can be added such as fresh  fruits, nuts, chocolates, jam, candied fruits, carrots, raisins and many … Read more

Kaju Apple (Cashewnut Apple)

Kaju Apple (Cashewnut Apple)

The festival season is on and  I have made  “kaju apples” for Janmashtami. Janmashtami is the birth celebration of Lord Krishna. The festival is celebrated with pomp and enthusiasm. Some people choose to feast on traditional food  and others observe fast until the birth of Lord Krishna which is at midnight. Temples are decorated for the … Read more