Raw Papaya Poha is a variety of the ever popular kanda poha, that I came up with to use the bounty of green papayas from my kitchen garden. Just another way to use this super healthy ingredient! Poha is one dish I love in any form – give me the Maharashtrian Kanda Poha, or my […]
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￼ Recipe for Maharashtrian Kande Pohe / Kanda Poha – a light breakfast or anytime meal prepared in the traditional Maharashtrian style, using beaten rice, onions and peanuts. One of my all time FAVOURITES!
A summer special, vegetable aval (poha) upma, has your favourite vegetables sautéed along with poha and a healthy dose of raw veggies to top it. A filling breakfast that doesn’t weigh you down!
Brown rice, red rice, quinoa, amaranth, barley, millet, foxtail millet – all these grains are getting a good share of limelight these days and rightfully so. The difference between polished and refined grains and the ones above is that they are processed less, thereby lesser chances of them being st
A recipe for Puli Aval / Tamarind Poha, one of my favourite tiffin dishes that my great-grandmother would prepare for us. This is her recipe and I’m sure you’ll love it as much as I do.
Poha Idlis are a beginner friendly idli – turn out soft and fluffy without putting you through much hassle!
Batata Poha is my all time favourite tiffin. Once you get the poha-soaking technique right, the rest of it is very easy. The only problem that batata poha or potatoes with beaten rice is that it is an out and out carbohydrate breakfast. I prefer to start my day with a good mix of vegetables, protei
Some years ago, I would religiously share weekly menu plan on my blog. I thought of spending some time on this and doing it for the coming week. Weekly Menu Plan – Healthy Vegetarian MONDAY B: Mung dal Chila, dahi, avocado L: Green beans usili, avial kuzhambu, rice D: Matar Paneer, roti TUESDAY B: […]
how to make a healthy homemade granola [Originally published on July 2, 2014. Updated and edited on Feb 2, 2021.] True to my south Indian genes, I like my breakfast hot and savoury. Top of the list are dosai, upma (can’t get all the upma haters out there), pongal (if someone makes it for me), […]
“Being a vegetarian, how do you get enough protein in your diet?” is a question I get asked often. It is a common concern that vegetarian and vegan diets are lacking in the protein department. The recommended daily intake for protein is 0.8 -1 gram per kilogram of body weight (more in pregnant and lactating […]
Stocking up on some essentials in coronavirus situation Firstly, let me get the most important message out of the way. This post does not encourage hoarding in any manner. Its only aim is to help you stay stocked up with the essentials in case we face a lockdown. In Bangalore (India), we are in the […]
Semolina Recipes | Buttermilk Upma with vegetables for breakfast The word Upma evokes strong reactions. Comfort food for some and the stuff nightmares are made of, for others. Funny, isn’t it? My reaction towards upma can swing between these two extremes depending on how it is made. I once feigned a stomach ache so I […]