Tag Archives : Vegetarian

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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Homemade Marinara Sauce

How to make Fresh Tomato Marinara sauce at home


Marinara Sauce – a basic Italian sauce prepared using fresh tomatoes. Pair it with pasta, meatballs or simply as a dip.   Italian cooking for me is incomplete without the beautiful flavorful sauces. Marinara sauce is one of the most basic Italian sauces. It is a versatile sauce and can be used in a number of ways listed below. I…

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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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Paratha recipe – whole wheat flatbread


Paratha is one of the most common breakfasts of India, particularly popular in North India. It is a homemade flatbread usually prepared with whole-wheat flour or all-purpose flour. Paratha originated in the north of India where wheat is grown and is a traditional staple. Also called as Parantha or Parauntha, the southern Indian version is called the Parotta. One of…

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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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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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Bottle Gourd Kofta Curry


As a child I never really liked doodhi, the reason being doodhi has more or less a neutral taste, something that I really did not enjoy a lot. But with time and my learning and kitchen experiments I have come to realize that the same neutral taste makes it a great vegetable to use in a lot of different dishes, the…

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Garlic Tadka Mashed Potato


I love mashed potatoes! Who doesn’t! I can almost make a meal out of just mashed potatoes. Or anything potatoes! Garlic Tadka Mashed Potatoes is a simple side dish to add to your dinner menu.  Also, potatoes are a great way of adding complex carbs, potassium and dietary fibers to your meal. I like to add flavors in my mashed…

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