Simple Recipes

Dishes with very simple and less number of ingredients...

Quick Fixes

Less time consuming yet delicious recipes... We don't want to cook elaborate meals on a everyday basis, do we?

Healthy

Of course can't compromise family health on anything. Pretty much healthy recipes for kids and adults...

Bhel Puri Chaat

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Broken poori – 1 cup Sev -1/2 cup Potato – 2 medium sized, boiled and mashed Tomato – 1, chopped Channa – 1/2 cup, boiled Onion – 1/2, chopped finely Tamarind sweet chutney – bought from Indian store Green chutney – bought from Indian store In a large mixing bowl, add all the ingredients except chutneys. […]

Aloo paratha

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For the stuffing: Potato – 3 medium sized, cooked & grated Ginger garlic paste – 1/2 tsp Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp, finely chopped Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Salt – to taste Oil – 2 tbsp For the dough: Whole wheat flour – […]

Broccoli Chilla

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Broccoli Chilla / Broccoli chickpea flour pancakes When you don’t have eggs for making omlette for breakfast, chilla would be a perfect substitute. Its very simple to make and its healthy(iron rich.) I made broccoli chilla, but you could also add grated carrots, zucchini, spinach, bell pepper… It took me 5 minutes for preparing and […]

Quinoa Avocado Mezclar

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  Here’s new & quick tasty breakfast meal. Its made with Quinoa – one of our recent favorites. Our two year old likes it a lot. There are various possibilities with this nutritious whole grain. Main meal, appetizer, dessert etc.  What I made today, I call it the ‘avacado quinoa mezcalr’!  Its a healthy vegetarian […]

Arachu Vitta Sambar

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  For dry roast & grind: Channa dal – 2 tbsp Red chilies – 2 Coriander seeds – 1 tbsp Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp Black pepper – 1/4 tsp Fenugreek seeds – 1/2 tsp Coconut – 3 tbsp, grated For sambar: Toor dal – 1 cup Onion – 1, chopped (use 10 pearl onions […]

Mexican Beans Casserole

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Refried beans – 2 cups White onion – 1/2 cup, chopped Pinto beans – 2 cups Garlic – 3 cloves, minced Cayenne pepper – 1/2 tsp Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp Oil – 1 tsp Salt – to taste Broccoli – 2 cups, chopped Carrot – 2, chopped Bell pepper – 1 cup, chopped, use […]

Falafel Sandwich

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  Please refer the falafel recipe here! When ever I make falafels, I always make huge batch(atleast 50) Yeah everyone in my household likes it. My little one lovvvvvvvvvvves it. Also its nutritious. I give him this as a snack…he munches and walk away happily!  Well, I freeze most of them. It does freeze well. […]

Greek Potato Salad

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    Potatoes – 1 lb White wine vinegar – 2 tbsp Greek yogurt – 1/2 cup Sour cream – 1/4 cup Canola loil – 1 tbsp Red onion – 1/2 cup, chopped Garlic – 1 clove, minced Parsley – 2 tbsp. finely chopped Dill – 1 tbsp, finely chopped Salt & pepper Cook the […]

Pasta primavera

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  spaghetti  Bell peppers – 1/2 each of red, green, yellow, julienned Squash – 1 cup, julienned Zucchini – 1 cup, julienned Italian seasoning Salt & pepper Olive oil – 2 tbsp     Put all the veggies in a bowl. Add salt & pepper, oil…toss them all well, roast in a preheated oven at 375F for 25 […]

Mexican rice

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  Rice – 1 cup, long grain preferable Onion – 1/2 chopped, medium sized Onion – 2 tbsp, finely chopped Tomato – 2, chopped Tomato paste – 1 tbsp Garlic – 2 cloves, minced Jalapenos – 1, finely chopped or any green chili Bay leaves – 1 Cilantro – 1 tbsp, chopped Corn – 1/4 […]

Tahini Sauce

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  Sesame puree – 3tbsp Garlic – 2 cloves, minced Water – 1/4 cup Lemon juice – 1 tbsp Salt – to taste Cumin powder – a pinch I used store bought sesame paste. You could also make one at home. Mix them together in a bowl, beat them well. Tahini sauce is ready.

Chicken Fajita

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  Chicken – 1 lb, cut into small pieces Vegetables – 2 cups, broccoli, mushrooms, bell peppers Red onion – 1, thinly sliced Seasonings: Garlic powder  – 1 tsp Cumin powder – 1 tsp Smoked paprika powder – 1 tsp Lime juice – 1 tbsp Olive oil – 2 tbsp Salt – 1/2 tsp Crushed […]