Pineapple Jal Jeera Recipe – Sweet & Sour Pineapple Drink

Jal Jeera is a refreshment drink served during summer which is a sweet and sour cumin water. This appetizing drink has different flavors added to make it sweet, spicy and tangy and is excellent for digestion. The Pineapple Jal Jeera Recipe is a twist to the original recipe with the addition of pineapple. If you looking for a Homemade summer drink, you should definitely give this drink recipe a try.

Serve Pineapple Jal Jeera during hot summer afternoons as a delicious refreshing evening drink along with snacks like Boti Masala Chaat or Banarasi Tamatar Chaat.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other homemade drink recipes that cools you down:

  1. Nongu Paal Recipe – Palm Fruit Drink
  2. Gooseberry Ginger Detox Health Drink Recipe
  3. Coconut Kewra Drink Recipe
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Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe

The Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda Recipe is a twist to the traditional Aloo Bonda recipe. Aloo Bonda is a very traditional South Indian tea time evening snack, that is made most often during festivals and special occasions.

To make the aloo bonda mashed potatoes are sauteed with onions, green chillies, ginger and some spices. This potato mixture is then shaped into balls and dipped into a gram flour batter and deep fried. 

In this recipe, we have used a Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan, to pan fry the Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda. The taste is absolutely the same as the deep fried ones and pan frying the Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda in a Kuzhi Paniyaram pan uses very little oil. 

Cheese adds a creamy taste and gooey texture to the filing which kids absolutely love. You can serve these mouthwatering  Aloo Bonda to your kids as an after school snack. 

Serve the Cheese Stuffed Aloo Bonda along with a spicy Coconut Chutney or Green Chutney  along with a cup of steaming Filter Coffee .

If you like delicious and healthy Tea Time Evening Snacks, you might like to make

  1. Kara Kadubu Recipe
  2. Kanji Vada Recipe
  3. Nimki Recipe
  4. Iyengar Bakery Style Masala Bread Recipe
  5. Sesame Bread Patties Recipe
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Dosakaya Pappu Recipe-Andhra Style Yellow Cucumber Dal

Dosakaya Pappu Recipe-Andhra Style Yellow Cucumber Dal is one of the most comforting and flavourful dal delicacy in Andhra cuisine. Dosakaya Pappu Recipe tastes very different and can be made very quickly with minimal ingredients. As the Yellow Cucumber/Dosakaya is somewhat bland in taste, it adapts the taste of all the seasonings you add to the dal, becomes flavourful and also gets cooked in no time.

Did You Know: Yellow cucumbers are very low in calories, have minimal amounts of fats and no cholesterol. They have very high water content and are know to have diuretic properties, and thus help in improving the kidney and bladder diseases. It is a tangy vegetable, which belongs to cucumber family. It is also an excellent source of Potassium and vitamin C. The skin is a good source of dietary fiber and has minerals such as silica and magnesium. It’s very good for diabetic patients.

Serve the Dosakaya Pappu with hot Steamed Rice along with a drizzle of ghee. It pairs perfectly with a Spicy Potato Roast Recipe (Urulaikizhangu Poriyal) and a crunchy papad.

Here are few more Andhra recipes with Dal to try

  1. Palak pappu (Spinach Dal) Recipe
  2. Moong Dal Rasam/Pesara Pappu Charu
  3. Andhra Style Pappu Charu Recipe
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Ginger Cardamom Chai -Spice Infused Indian Style Milk Tea

Ginger Cardamom Chai is a spice infused tea with a distinctive style of preparation and taste, and is made with milk. Chai has a warm spice note in combination with the heat and soothing properties from the warmed milk that make it very relaxing to consume.

This drink is incredibly simple to make and is the perfect drink for a cold winter day. Occasionally, I do crave for this age-old concoction, especially when I’ve caught a bad cold. It is also the best drink to enjoy on a rainy evening along with some hot spicy Indian snacks. Soothing for stomach cramps and also aiding digestion, this beverage is healing too.

Serve Ginger Cardamom Tea at a tea party, or enjoy it as an invigorating breakfast or tea-time beverage along with  Onion Vegetable BajjiOmapodi Mixture or Samosas.

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Masala Chai
  2. Kesar Malai Doodh
  3. Haldi Doodh
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Bhindi Tomato Sabzi with Panch Phoran Masala

The Bhindi Tomato Sabzi with Panch Phoran Masala is a delicately spiced dry preparation of tender okras cooked with tomatoes and tempered with panch phoran. Panch Phoran basically a five spice blend which is commonly used in North Indian and east indian preparation especially Bengali Cuisine.

Panch phoran consist of radhuni seeds, fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds, fennel seeds and cumin seeds. Radhuni seeds, at places are not easily available, so mustard seeds are used instead. The Panch Phoran flavoured tomatoes combined with tender bhindi provides balanced sourness and delicate aroma to the dish.

Serve the Bhindi Tomato Sabzi With Panch Phoran Masala along with Tawa Paratha, Punjabi Kadhi for lunch.

If you like this bhindi recipe then you might also like

  1. Paneer Stuffed Bhindi Masala Recipe
  2. Pyaz Wali Bhindi/Bhindi Do Pyaza Recipe – Okra Onion Stir Fry
  3. Bhindi Masala Recipe – Bhindi Tamatar Ki Sabzi
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Onion And Parmesan Toast Recipe

Onion and Parmesan toast is a simple and easy to prepare recipe. This recipe is prepared by spreading a mixture of mayonnaise and chopped onion on grilled bread. Grated Parmesan cheese is then spread on this bread and is topped with butter. This has to be microwaved till the cheese starts bubbling. Simply garnish with oregano/Italian seasoning and serve.

Serve the Onion And Parmesan Toast along with masala chai for an evening snack.

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Broccoli Pesto Open Toast
  2. Roasted Vegetable Sandwich with Feta Cheese 
  3. Grilled Spicy Potato Sandwich Recipe
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High-Protein Peanut Chutney Recipe-Indian Style Peanut Chutney Without Coconut

Peanut Chutney Recipe is a delicious a nutty, toasty and typically Indian chutney that requires minimal effort. Made without coconut, the chutney is healthy and bursting with additional flavours from curry leaves, chillies and two kinds of lentils. It makes a great breakfast side dish or accompaniment.

Did you know: Peanuts are actually legumes, although they possess qualities similar to other edible nuts such as pistachios and almonds. Peanuts provide high energy and contain high quantities of nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. Also high in monounsaturated fatty acids, especially folic acid, peanuts help lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol in the blood. Studies also suggest that roasting or boiling peanuts enhances the antioxidant bio-availability by almost two to four-fold.

Serve the Peanut Chutney along with Aval/ Poha Dosa, Goan Shepeche Polle, Ragi Idli or even Kuzhi Paniyaram as a healthy accompaniment.

Some other delicious South Indian chutneys for you to try are:

  1. Tomato Onion Chutney
  2. Peanut Chutney Powder
  3. Andhra Gongura Pachadi
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Mexican Vegetarian Burrito Bowl Recipe

Mexican Vegetarian Burrito Bowl is made from scratch at home. It encompasses so many different textures typical of a burrito – but without the fuss of having to wrap it up in a tortilla!

The ingredients used are fresh and are almost easily available, making it very simple to prepare the components in advance. 

It’s the perfect dish for a one-dish dinner. You can make one large Burrito Bowl if you’re cooking for a large crowd, or smaller, individual burrito bowls if it is just for the family.

The recipe below suggests layering the different components in a dish, but another fun way to serve this Mexican classic is to arrange the components separately like a ‘Burrito Bar’ and allow your guests to choose the toppings and assemble their own bowls. This makes for an interesting party dish, for sure!

Serve the Mexican Vegetarian Burrito Bowl for a wholesome dinner followed by a dessert of Apple Enchiladas

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Brown Rice and Quinoa Casserole
  2. Mexican Inspired Vegetarian Oven Roasted Stuffed Peppers
  3. Vegetarian Mexican Chili
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Garlic Bread With Herb Butter Recipe

Nothing like a Warm Garlic Bread spread with a Herb Butter Recipe that can be served along with a hot bowl of soup for the winters. Stocking some Baguette or a French Loaf at home makes the winters really cozy and the food inviting for the family.

You can grate some cheese on this garlic bread and serve them as an after school snack. It is a great recipe to have along with any gravy based dish or as an appetizer to a continental meal.Give this really simple Garlic Bread With Herb Butter a try, your family will simply love it.

Serve the Garlic Bread With Herb Butter with Minestrone Soup during a weeknight dinner. Or serve with Grilled Vegetarian Moussaka Recipe With Soy Granules.

Other soup recipes that you can try are:

  1. Roasted Cauliflower and Carrot Creamy Vegetable Soup
  2. Lemongrass Tomato Corn Soup
  3. Curried Butternut Squash Soup
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