Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe – Snake Gourd Poriyal Recipe

Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe is an authentic Kerala dish and a dry side prepared usually as an accompaniment to the main meal.  Snake gourd is sliced and cooked in minimal spices and tossed along with grated coconut. 

Did you know: Snake gourd has a high moisture content, and hence has fewer calories. It is a wonderful source of antioxidants. Snake gourd is also said to be a diabetic friendly vegetable. 

Serve Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe along with Matta Rice/ Chemba Rice RecipeNendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe – Ayurvedic Recipe for a simple comforting meal on a weekday. 

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Thoran recipes such as

  1. Cabbage Thoran
  2. Chow Chow Thoran
  3. Kovakka Thoran
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Potato Sagu Recipe for Rava Idli

Potato bhaji is cooked in various styles across the country. One such version is the potato sagu recipe which is very popular in Karnataka to be served alongside Rava Idlis, Set dosa and others in eateries like darshinis and restaurants. 

There is a vegetarian version of this sagu using mixed vegetable which is also popular across Karnataka and is usually served along with puri or set dosa.

Serve Potato Sagu Recipe for Rava Idli with Broccoli Rava Idli and Green Coriander Coconut Chutney for a wholesome breakfast.

Here are more sides to idli

  1. Capsicum Chutney Recipe (Red Bell Pepper Chutney)
  2. Raw Mango And Spring Onion Dip
  3. Puli Ingi Recipe | Tamarind and Ginger Chutney
  4. Chow-Chow Sambar (Chayote Squash Sambar) Recipe
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Red Chilli Thecha – Maharashtrian Style Red Chilli Chutney Recipe

Red Chilli Thecha is a popular chutney made in most households in Maharashtra. This spicy Maharashtrian style Red chilli chutney Recipe is a classic example of a simple dish, which uses just a few day-to-day ingredients, but takes your meal to another level.

There are several variations of Thecha, this one uses fresh red chillies. You can alternatively use dried red chillies soaked in warm water. Adjust the number of chillies to suit your taste or depending on how pungent or hot the chillies  are.

Serve Red Chili Thecha with Bhakri or  Roti and Dal Vangi Recipe for a wholesome meal. 

Have a look at other regional Chutney recipes to pair up with the main course

  1. Kadale Chutney (Fried Gram Chutney) Recipe
  2. Andhra Style Zucchini Tomato Chutney Recipe
  3. Lahsun ki Chutney | A Spicy Garlic Chutney
  4. Bihari Suran Chutney (Bihar Style Elephant Yam Chutney) Recipe
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Cheesy Corn And Onion Toasts Recipe

Open toasts are everyone’s favourite, and this Cheesy Corn And Onion Toasts are no exceptional. It makes use of healthy sweet corns. It’s a simple and easy toast recipe which can be served for breakfast or as after school snacks for kids.

Onions and sweet corn are lightly sauteed with dried herbs which adds flavour to these open toasts. Melting cheese and capscicum makes these super delicicous. 

Serve Cheesy Corn And Onion Toasts with Papaya Banana Smoothie or Chickoo Banana Date Smoothie for a healthy and delicious breakfast.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as

  1. Masala French Toast
  2. Mushrooms On Toast
  3. Cheesy Spinach Open Toast


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Beet and Avocado Chapati Recipe

Beet and Avocado Chapati Recipe is a step at bringing the antioxidant properties and minerals of beetroot and healthy smoothness of avocado together. Including Avocado makes these chapatis ultra soft and the fat in it reduces the oil needed for cooking. These super healthy Indian flatbreads are great to be packed for travels and tiffins. Even make them in advance and freeze them in zipping lock covers. Warm them up on a Tawa for 15-30 seconds, add your favorite fillings to wrap. This Beet-Avocado Chapati Recipe makes a great breakfast too.

You can Smear Beet and Avocado Chapati with cream cheese and serve with Green sandwich Chutney, or add more stir fried vegetables and roll them to pack for outings.

Did you know: Beetroot is high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and is high in plant derived antioxidants. Avocados include 20 different vitamins and minerals, and are low in saturated fat, do not contain any cholesterol or sodium and have high amounts of monounsaturated fatty acids that are great for the healthy functioning of the heart.

Serve Beet and Avocado Chapati Recipe with Punjabi Chana Masala and Masala And Plain Lacha Pyaz Recipe – Pickled Onions for lunch or dinner.

Explore more possibilities of Indian flatbreads here

  1. Ujju Rotti Recipe (Indian Rice Flat Bread)
  2. Missi Roti Recipe (Spiced Gram Flour Flat Bread)
  3. Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha Recipe (Multilayered Layered Indian Flat Bread)
  4. Makki Ki Roti Recipe ( A Spicy Corn Meal Flat Bread)
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Creamy Phirni Recipe – North Indian Rice Pudding

Phirni is creamy milk based sweet dish popular in North Indian cuisine and even in Pakistani cuisine. The method of preparation of phirni is quite easy and its presentation makes the dish quite palatable. Phirni recipe can be prepared with various common and exotic ingredients.

Rice is ground to a grainy texture and then added to boiling milk to make this creamy phirni. Since the rice is soaked it take just a few minutes for the rice to cook. Addition of rice thickens the milk. You can make phirni ahead of time and keep it refrigerated. Hence it is a great dessert recipe to be served to your guests at a house party or festival gatherings. 

Serve Creamy Phirni as a dessert after your scrumptious meal or make it during Ramadan to celebrate the festival.

Serve Creamy Phirni with delicious meal of Aloo Gobi Ki SabziAjwain Puri and Boondi Raita on a weekend for brunch or a meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indian sweets such as

  1. Besan Ke Laddu
  2. Andey Ki Kheer
  3. Kheer Puli Pitha


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Rajasthani Kadhi Recipe

Rajasthani Kadhi is a very popular dish in the households of the state. It is usually made with a side dish to serve it along with phulka or rice. It is spicy and is specially made during the winter season. This kadhi has some delicious flavours which comes from the spicy masalas used in the dish.

Serve Rajasthani Kadhi along with Bajre Ki Roti, Rajasthani Kaddu Aur Aloo Ki Sabzi and Masala Chaas for a weekday lunch.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as

  1. Punjabi Bhindi Kadhi
  2. Gujarati Kadhi
  3. Sindhi Kadhi
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Cheesy Garlic Spinach Corn Paneer Sandwich Recipe

Cheesy Garlic Spinach Corn Paneer Sandwich Recipe is a perfect dish to start your morning, pack into a kids lunch box or even serve it as an after school snack. The spinach, sweet corn and paneer are sautéed in a Herb butter which adds flavour to the sandwich.

This Cheesy Garlic Spinach Corn Paneer Sandwich Recipe is packed with proteins from the paneer and iron from the spinach and is made creamy and tasty with Nutralite Cheesy Garlic Mayo. It is very easy to make and takes less than 20 minutes to get made. 

Serve Cheesy Garlic Spinach Corn Paneer Sandwich Recipe along with a Apple Almond Date Smoothie Recipe for  breakfast or an after school snack for kids.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar Sandwich recipes such as

  1. Fruit sandwich
  2. Grilled Paneer Pineapple sandwich
  3. Grilled Rajma Masala sandwich


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Vegetarian Laksa Curry Recipe

Laksa Curry is a popular Malaysian soup made using rice noodles, meat, vegetables and a spicy coconut milk curry. This aromatic Vegetarian Curry Laksa is a one-pot meal which combines fresh vegetables with a spicy coconut milk curry. This recipe also suggests a few local substitutes in case the original ingredients are not easily available. The recipe and ingredient list can seem a bit intimidating but with some advance prepping you can simplify the process and save time, like chopping the vegetables and making the Laksa paste in advance.

Serve Vegetarian Laksa Curry on its own or with Mushroom and Bok Choy Stir Fry for a delightful meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try similar recipes such as

  1. Vegetarian Burmese Khow Suey
  2. Thai Roasted Vegetables with Peanut Coconut Sauce
  3. Cauliflower in Coconut Milk Curry


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Indian Tea Masala Powder

Indian Chai masala powder is an aromatic spice powder used for making masala tea. Indian tea is a common beverage for us. We start our day with a hot ginger-cardamom tea. If you make the masala tea powder, then you don’t have to add any spices to the tea while making it.

It provides a nice aroma and delicious taste to normal milk tea. So let’s begin how to make masala tea powder.

Use this Indian Chai masala powder in your regular tea and make it even more flavourful.

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