Brinjal Fry

This is a side dish made of aubergine served with chapathi or rice. The large variety of eggplant/brinjal used for this. This is very easy and simple dish to make. Ingredients Brinjal (big) – 1 Chilly powder – 2 teaspoon Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon Salt  Preparation Cut the brinjal into thin slices. In a wide vessel…

Aval / Poha Cutlet

It is an evening snack made of rice flakes. This tasty and easy cutlets you can make with either brown or white rice flakes. Ingredients Aval / Rice flakes – 3/4 cup Potato – 1, boiled Onion -1 Ginger – 1 teaspoon Curry leaves Green chilly – 2 Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon Chilly powder…

Dal Khichdi

It is a dish made from rice and lentils.  It is considered as one of the first solid foods that babies eat. There are different types of khichdis in which I have already shared the vegetable khichdi. Here I have used the basmati rice and moong dal. Both rice and dal  soaked in water for half…

Mooli Paratha

Parathas are easy and delicious breakfast from North India. Depends on the stuffing used, we can have different types of parathas. Here the main ingredient in stuffing is the radish. Here the recipe is bit different, to make the preparation more easy, the grated radish is directly used in the dough along with spice powders….

Chicken Pulao

This is a similar and easy version of biriyani. If you don’t want to go through the long process of making biriyani but still wanted to have something similar, this would be your choice. It is very tasty and you don’t need any side dish for this. You can try this for weekends or for…

Cucumber Raita

Cucumber raita is an easy an quick side dish you can serve with biriyani as well as pulao. I have used only cucumber in this recipe, but you can add on tomatoes and onion to serve it as a salad. It is a refreshing , cooling and healthy dish you can prepare with very minimum…

Stuffed Capsicum

Stuffed Bell pepper or ‘Bharwan Shimla Mirch’ is a popular North Indian preparation of capsicum. You can use any colour/variety  for this. It is great side dish for roti as well as rice. The stuffing can me made with many things like paneer, peas, corn etc. Here i have used a simple stuffing with mashed…

Banana Oats Smoothie

This is also a quick option for breakfast. It is healthy, filling and easy too. Before I have posted Strawberry Oats Smoothie with the combination of oats and strawberry. The next day I have tried it with banana. Since banana is easily available and it will be there almost all the time in our kitchens, you…