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…

Nutella Banana Dosa

This is a quick snack / breakfast option. You can also make it for kids tiffin also. Instead of plain dosa, we are stuffing it with some kids choice. There are different opinion about nutella now. So choice is upto you. Once in a while you can tryout this. Ingredients Dosa Batter Nutella/ Chocolate spread-…

Lychee Ice Cream

I have already shared a drink with lychees Lychee Lemonade in this blog. Half of the fruits utilized in that way. I have tried ice cream with rest of the lychees. That too in a simple way, with minimum ingredients, actually with just three ingredients.No eggs are used and no ice cream maker also. In the store…

Strawberry Kiwi Juice

Strawberries are good source of Vitamin C and Kiwis provide antioxidants.So If you combine these you can say it is healthy drink. It is a tasty and refreshing drink perfect for the summer. You can make it very easily with less ingredients. Ingredients Strawberry – 10-12 Kiwi – 2 Sugar / Honey – 1 tablespoon…

Sausage Stir Fry

This is a simple and easy side dish you can try out with sausage. Here I have used chicken sausage. When you are out of veggies in your cabinet, you can go for this and that too once in a while. Ingredients Sausage – 350 gram / 1 packet Onion – 2 Ginger –  1 tablespoon…

Aloo Tikki

This is a North Indian vegetarian snack made out of boiled potatoes. It will be crispy outside and soft inside. It is one of the popular street foods in India. Usually crushed green peas also added in this. But I made it only with potatoes. Let us see how to make it. Ingredients Potato –…