Green Peas Turmeric Curry or Matar Kachhi Haldi Sabzi

Matar Kachhi Haldi Sabzi or Green Peas Turmeric Curry is a winter speciality from Rajasthan. The memory of matar kachhi haldi sabzi recipe goes back to my last year’s visit to Rajasthan, they have an amazing colorful culture and cuisine. I learn’t this recipe from a cook of the hotel we stayed in Jodhpur, who…

Turmeric Saffron Milk

Turmeric saffron milk is a winter drink soothing the body and perfect anti-inflammatory booster to keep away from winter odds. Turmeric rhizome or roots an ayurvedic ingredient which has many culinary uses. The deskinned rhizomes can be used directly in gravies, soups, drinks. Saffron or kesar is also rich in some vital vitamins which are…

Carrot Turmeric Soup

Carrot fresh turmeric soup is healthy healing winter food. Carrots are rich in antioxidants, high in beta carotene, high fiber content. They help in maintaining the overall health of the body. The other main ingredient of my today’s post is fresh turmeric rhizomes which are vibrant orange with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties and many other ayurveda…

Pineapple Kesar Phirni

Pineapple Kesar Phirni is a delicious dessert, part of Punjabi cuisine. Phirni or firni has its origin from Middle Eastern countries and was introduced in India as a major dessert by Mughals. Phirni has regional variations called by diverse names like payesh, payasam, payasa. Phirni is basically rice pudding made of mainly three ingredients rice,…

Millet Brookies

Brookies are delicious combination of cookies and brownies. Everyone loves brownies and chocolate cookies!!! Millet brookies are healthy glutenfree bake made of millet flour, sweetened with organic jaggery. These millet based brookies are healthy snack recipe for all age groups. Millets are rich in fibre, protein, phosphorus, magnesium, other minerals, vitamin B and low in…

Rava Gasagase Pongal or Semolina Poppy Seeds Pongal

Pongal, Makara shankranti, Lohri, Bhogali Bihu, Sukarat are the various names of harvest festival in the first month of New Year throughout India. In Karnataka it is celebrated in the name of makara sankranthi the mark of sun entering makara rasi. Rice lentil pongal in pots is traditionally prepared from first harvest in Tamil Nadu….

Colocasia Leaf Chutney

Colocasia leaf chutney or kesuvina yele gojju is tasty tangy sweetish and mildly flavored with garlic. Most of the colocasia or elephant ears or taro plants are tuberous perennials grown in moist fertile lands. They are called kesuvu in Kannada. Colocasia contain good amount of antioxidants, few minerals with vitamins too thereby having healthy benefits….

Little Millet Tomato Dosa

Little millet tomato dosa is crisp, spicy and flavorful breakfast recipe. Little millet is a variety of millet also known as saame in Kannada. Millets are gluten free grains, rich in fibre, protein, phosphorus, magnesium, other minerals, vitamin B, low in glycemic index, help lower blood pressure and cholesterol. Millets in moderate use is good…

Ginger Flavored Chocolate Cookies

New Year holiday celebrations with just finished X-mas and so many cookies, cake recipes circulating on social media. I wanted to bake something healthy for my kids to munch during teatime or pack it for their holiday travels. Just because Christmas is over it doesn’t mean we cannot relish these ginger flavored cookies which are…

Eggless Caramel Swirl Millet Brownies

Caramel Swirl Millet Brownies are eggless with many healthy benefits. These form a good snack or dessert option. Millets are drought resistant crops and gluten free grain. Millets are rich in fibre, protein, phosphorus, magnesium, other minerals, vitamin B and low in glycemic index. They help lower blood pressure and cholesterol. Millets in moderate use…

Sweet Pumpkin Hyacinth Beans or Sihi Kumbalakai Avarekalu Gravy

When you are in mood to experiment, have lots of hyacinth beans or Avarekalu, huge sweet pumpkin lying in the refrigerator and finally this is the outcome. Simple gravy with minimum basic requirements, a lovely aromatic sweet, spicy side dish is ready to be served with Indian flat bread. These two form a healthy combination….

Nutmeg Flavored Granola Squares

Nutmeg flavored granola squares are crunchy loaded with high nutrients like carbohydrate, protein, fibre and vitamins. It helps boost energy. Granola can be served as breakfast or snacks. It also serves as topping for desserts. Granola the name originated from United States of America. It was a popular snack in America which is now well…