Browsing Category : Side Dishes

Green Peas Pulao

Green Peas Pulao recipe


Pulao, a rice dish originally adopted from the Persian cuisine is known by many names like pilaf, pulao, pilau etc. There are many variations of the pulao in Indian cuisine prepared using different ingredients like spices, herbs, vegetables, lentils, meat, chicken or fish, broth,  etc.   This version is a simple vegetarian Peas Pulao prepared using with minimal ingredients and spices.…

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Quick Chilly Mushroom


Quick Chilly Mushroom is a delicious vegan and gluten-free recipe prepared in less than 30 minutes. Serve it as a main dish or a side dish, with rice, roti, naan or any kind of bread you like.   Mushroom is one of my favorite go-to options when I am looking to cook something vegetarian. I love to add mushrooms in…

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Kale Quinoa Black bean salad

Kale Quinoa Black Bean Salad


Kale Quinoa Black Bean salad – A wholesome one pot salad that is crunchy, savory, bursting with flavor and is quick and easy to prepare!   I love homemade Chipotle bowls!  Especially when I am on the go, or when I’m just too tired and lazy to cook. Quinoa, black beans, corn, kale! What’s not to love?     The great thing…

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Pico de gallo

How to make Pico de Gallo at home


Fresh tomatoes, onion, green chili, cilantro and a squeeze of lime make Pico de Gallo a fast dip for chips or topper for any Mexican food.   When you go to a Mexican restaurant, how do you identify the quality of food that is going to be served to you? Every restaurant serves you some salsa and chips as soon as you…

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Dal Fry – Spiced Yellow Lentils Restaurant Style


Dal Fry is a popular Indian dal or lentil recipe. Dal fry is usually prepared with Toor dal also known as arhar, tur, toovar, yellow lentils or split pigeon pea. This traditional Indian dish is often served over rice and is a staple in many Indian restaurants and households. You will rarely find an Indian household that does not stock up…

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Spicy Garlic Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe


What’s a party without some yummy finger food! Something that’s not complicated at all -5 minutes of prep, you put them in the oven and the oven does the rest! This Spicy Garlic Roasted Sweet Potato recipe totally fits the bill. Bonus – it’s made using a superfood! As a kid, I never really liked sweet potatoes till I tasted some grilled ones on…

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Garlicky Asparagus Recipe


A New year party menu (or any party) is incomplete without some simple sides that can be doubled as an appetiser too. Garlicky Asparagus is one such dish. 15 minutes and its ready… Garlicky Asparagus is a perfect side dish. The tender Asparagus lightly flavored with Garlic and Cilantro is a nice simple option for days when I have cooked a pretty…

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Shrimp Patties/Fritters in 30 minutes


Shrimp patties/fritters is one of my favorite appetizers, it is quite simple to prepare, needs only a few basic ingredients and absolutely yummy! December is generally the most fun time of the year! It’s the time when you plan your next year, you make resolutions and decide goals. It’s also the time when you plan your big celebration to bring…

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Beetroot Patties / Cutlets


Beetroots! Who doesn’t know beetroots! Some people love beetroots, some love to hate them! Love it or hate it, you really can’t ignore it because of the immense health benefits that come with that deep vibrant purple-red colored root. Beetroot, also known beets, has been growing in popularity as a new super food. My husband hates beets for the same…

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