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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Andhra Style Peanut Chutney Recipe With Tomatoes

Andhra Pradesh is famous for its spicy powders and chutneys. This Andhra Style Peanut Chutney also known as Palli Pachadi  is high in protein chutney and makes for a healthy side dish with idli, dosa and even paranthas.

Peanut is roasted with dry red chillies and is them blended with boiled tomatoes to make these tasty chutney.

It is so easy to make & is full of flavours that it will become your goto chutney recipe for breakfast.

Serve the Andhra Style Peanut Chutney with Ragi Idli or Ghee Masala Dosa Recipe for a wholesome breakfast.

Other chutney recipes that you can try are:

  1. Dhaniya Pudina Chutney Recipe (Green Chutney)
  2. Lahsun ki Chutney | A Spicy Garlic Chutney
  3. Date and Tamarind Chutney Recipe | Khajur Imli Chutney
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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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Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam Recipe

Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam Recipe is a rejuvenating and soothing variety of rasam, perfect for the winters. Comforting, warm and delicious, this rasam takes the nutrition up a notch by the addition of beetroots. Rich in nutrients like calcium, potassium, iron, folic acid, and antioxidants, beetroot adds a lot of required goodness to the humble rasam.

Serve this Beetroot Garlic Lemon Rasam with hot Steamed Rice and Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe (Snake Gourd Poriyal) for a comforting home meal.

Have you also tried some other popular Rasam varieties like

  1. Pesara Pappu Charu
  2. Pineapple Rasam
  3. Thakali Rasam 
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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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Godhuma Rava Payasam – Dalia/Broken Wheat Payasam

Godhuma Rava Payasam is a Dalia/Broken Wheat Payasam that is a Tamilian speciality prepared during festivals and celebrations. This particular payasam uses Broken Wheat and is a healthy alternative to the usual Rice Kheer. Instead of sugar, it also uses jaggery which is pumped with iron. This wholesome, satisfying kheer can be prepared in little time, making it a good option when your guests show up unexpectedly.  

Serve Godhuma Rava Payasam along with a festive mealYou can also serve it as dessert after a simple meal of South Indian One Pot Sambar Rice Recipe and Palak Bhajia Recipe

You could also explore this other healthy kheer options like: 

  1. Foxtail Millet Kheer
  2. Carrot Badam Kheer
  3. Paruppu Payasam.
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Sindhi Koki Recipe-Masala Roti With Onions And Green Chillies

Sindhi Koki Recipe is a traditional flaky flatbread made from whole wheat flour, dough blended with onions and spices. Sindhi Koki is served along with curd and pickle on side, usually for breakfast. However it can also be relished along with any vegetable preparation for a meal too.

Koki is flaky and moist bread with delicate tone of soft-cooked onions, zesty anardana seeds, spicy green chillies and fresh coriander leaves. It makes a great option for travel, picnics and kids lunch boxes as they keep well for up to 24 hours without refrigeration. Make Sindhi Koki for breakfast and set yourself off to a wholesome beginning of day.

Serve the Sindhi Koki Recipe along with Sindhi Style Wadi Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe and Classic Indian Sliced Salad Recipe for a wholesome lunch.

Here are some other Masala Roti Recipes that you may like:

  1. Drumstick Leaves Ragi Roti Recipe – Moringa Millet Flat Bread
  2. Palak Ragi & Oats Wheat Thepla Recipe – Healthy Diabetic Roti
  3. Mooli Jowar Ki Roti Recipe – Mullangi Kambu Chapathi
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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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