Mixed Vegetable Curry is an Indian dish that is truly healthy as well as delicious. Though this is a curry by its name, it’s a dry one with less gravy, and this makes it appropriate to consume as curry, main dish or side dish. Simply put, a versatile dish that can be made with any set of vegetables and can go well with almost any dish. The interesting part is that it’s easy to prepare. Every ingredient is easily available, and most of them are the ones we use on a daily basis. So, if you want to quickly make a vegan and gluten-free curry, Mixed Vegetable Curry is what you are looking for. Now, let’s see how it’s prepared. Ingredients 3 tbsp (44 ml) olive or coconut oil 1 finely chopped medium onion or spring onion 4 cloves garlic, crushed (optional) ½ inch piece ginger, crushed 1 medium tomato … Continue reading “MIXED VEGETABLE CURRY”


Veg pulao is a one-pot dish made of basmati rice, vegetables, spices, and herbs,making it a delicious, healthy and aromatic dish. The good thing about Pulao is you can choose any set of vegetables and use any grain -quinoa, barley, corn or almost any grain or millet instead of rice. Moreover, it is easy to prepare and can be served as a special meal or as lunch. The way veg pulao is made differs from one region to another region of the Indian subcontinent. Here is a simple veg pulao recipe to make a flavourful meal for yourself or your loved ones. Let’s dive into the ingredients and the way veg pulao is prepared. Ingredients: 1½ cup basmati rice2 tablespoon vegetable oil or ghee2½ cup water1½ tablespoon ginger and garlic paste (optional, you may use just ginger as well)salt as required Vegetables 1 medium shallot or spring onion2 green chilies … Continue reading “VEG PULAO”


If you are looking for sweet bread to have with your tea or to have as a dessert, Banana Bread would be the best choice. With its moist texture and soft crumbs coupled with the taste of banana and sweetness, this bread can steal your heart. And, it’s not just delicious but healthy as well. Banana Bread is one of those snacks that you would not feel fed up with after eating. What’s more, you could easily bake it from your home. Without further ado, let’s see how it’s made! Ingredients 5 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2 cup honey (or pure maple syrup) 5 medium bananas 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups regular whole wheat Preparation 1. Take the bananas in a bowl and mash them thoroughly. 2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 3. Take another bowl and add … Continue reading “HEALTHY BANANA BREAD”

Pradhaman – A lentil pudding- A Traditional South Indian Dessert

Pradhaman is a variation of payasam (kheer/ rice pudding), which is one of the traditional desserts of South India. South Indians typically prepare this on festive occasions like Onam and Vishu. The classic Kerala Feast (Sadhya) is incomplete without a Payasam, and Parippu Pradhaman is often included in Sadhya. Yellow Moong Dhal (mung bean lentils) is the master ingredient of this delicious dessert, and jaggery, cashew nuts, coconut bits, raisins and cardamom make this dessert a perfect one. Typically, Parippu Pradhaman is served hot, but the cold version is as delicious as the hot version. Be it any way, this mouth-watering dessert is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Let’s dive into its recipe. Ingredients Yellow Moong Dhal – 1 cup Thick Coconut Milk (First Extract of Coconut Milk) – 1/2 cup Medium Thick Coconut Milk (Second Extract of Coconut Milk – 1 cup) Roasted Cumin Powder – 1/4 Teaspoon … Continue reading “Pradhaman – A lentil pudding- A Traditional South Indian Dessert”

Rice And Mung Bean Porridge

Rice and Mung Bean Porridge is a traditional dish of South India where it’s known as Payar Kanji. This dish is not just delicious but highly nutritional as well, thanks to Mung Bean and Brown Matta Rice. Furthermore, it’s easily digestible, which is why it’s perfect to be had while you are sick or is troubled with stomach upset. This delightful porridge is ideally had for breakfast or lunch. However, you can have it for dinner as well. Brown Matta rice, is a boiled rice that very nourishing, soothing in stomach and easy to digest. It’s an ideal rice for cleansing and nourishing or when the body feels sick. Now, let’s see its ingredients and how it is made. Ingredients 1/2 cup Brown Matta Rice 3/4 cup Mung Beans 1/2 cup Fresh Coconut (grated) 2 cloves Garlic (optional) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds Half a teaspoon turmeric powder 1 Green Chilli, … Continue reading “Rice And Mung Bean Porridge”


Roasted Vegetable Barley Risotto is a versatile pasta-esque dish that can be had either as a main meal or a side dish with a salad. With a blend of vegetables and barley, this dish is truly rich in nutrients and perfect to be added to your diet. Moreover, its preparation is easy. Looking for an alternative to Pasta, you ought to try this one. Ingredients ⅓ cup Pearl Barley 500 ml Vegetable Stock 1 Medium Carrot Broccoli, finely chopped Kale, roughly chopped Mushrooms, nicely sliced (optional) 2 thinly sliced cloves of garlic 1½ tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2/3 roughly chopped fresh Sage leaves One finely chopped small onion Preparation 1. Take an oven-proof container. Put Kale, Broccoli and Carrot in thecontainer. Add a bit of oil and mix thoroughly. Heat the content at 200cfor nearly 20mins 2. Take a pan and lubricate it with oil. Put the garlic and … Continue reading “ROASTED VEGETABLE BARLEY RISOTTO”


Looking for an alternative for coffee or tea? Here is an excellent option from ancient wisdom of India. Turmeric latte is a healthy gluten-free drink that can be prepared in a matter of minutes. While it’s a relaxing drink, it also provides nutritional benefits, boost immunity and is best for reducing inflammation. This drink can be had warm or cold based on your preference. Be it any way, Turmeric latte is enjoyable and comforting.Let’s see how it’s prepared. Ingredients 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk beverage. You may use fresh cow’s milk as well. 1 tablespoon grated fresh turmeric 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or honey 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger Pinch of ground pepper 1 pinch of ground cinnamon for garnish Preparation 1. Mix milk, turmeric, maple syrup (or honey), ginger, and pepper in a blender. 2. Blend it until it becomes smooth. 3. Now pour the … Continue reading “TURMERIC LATTE”


Pumpkin Erissery would be familiar for South Indians especially those from Kerala as it’s one of the main dishes of the Kerala vegetarian platter known as Sadhya. This healthy and delicious vegetable dish consists of pumpkin, pulses, spices, and coconut. Erisseri which is an easy-to-make dish is perfect to eat by itself, or with rice, quinoa, or couscous. It could go well with Appam, Dosa, and Tomato rice as well. Be it in any manner you’re consuming, you can rest assured it’ll satisfy your taste buds. Here is its recipe. Ingredients 300 gm pumpkin 1 onion 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 dry red chilli (optional) 150 gm red kidney beans 2 green chilli (optional) salt as required 3 cup water 5 tablespoon grated coconut 3 sprigs of curry leaves 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 2 tablespoon coconut oil 1 teaspoon red chilli powder (optional) Preparation 1. Put the … Continue reading “PUMPKIN ERISSERY”


It’s Energizing It’s Filling It’s Delicious Description This Banana smoothie could be a perfect refreshment after a tiring day. Itcould also be had as your meal. It is ideal for a hot morning. With healthycomponents such as Turmeric, Ginger, Maca powder, Cinnamon etc, thissmoothie boasts the ability to improve the immune system, tackleinflammations, assist with digestion and so on. And, it’s easy to prepare!Find its recipe below. Ingredients 2 Small Bananas Chopped and frozen 1 Cup Mango Chopped 4 Tsp Turmeric Fresh & grated, or 2 tsp dried turmeric 4 Tsp Ginger Grated & fresh 1 Tsp Maca Powder 6 Macadamia Nuts Raw 1 Tsp Cinnamon 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk or almond milk, more if necessary 1 Tsp Rice Syrup or maple syrup or 3 dates, optional Instructions Put all the ingredients except the rice syrup into a blender and mixthoroughly. Add more coconut milk if needed. Taste and … Continue reading “PERFECT BANANA SMOOTHIE”


Veg Kheema can be termed as a ‘mock meat’ dish due to its resemblance tominced meat (Kheema) and so the name. Here is a vegetarian, gluten-free and,keto-friendly dish prepared with grated broccoli and mung bean sprouts.Being lowin fat, carbs, as well as cholesterol, this dish is healthy and light on thedigestive system. Veg kheema can be served with naans, rice, or eaten as itis with a salad. Ingredients 7-8 grated broccoli florets 7-8 chopped french beans 1/2 cup of mung bean sprouts 1 medium-size carrot ⅓ cup green peas boiled 2 medium-size tomatoes finely chopped (optional) 1 medium-size onion or half bunch of spring onions finely chopped 1 green chilli chopped ½ inch ginger and 2-3 garlic made into a paste 1 black cardamom 1 inch cinnamon 1 teaspoon coriander powder ½ teaspoon turmeric powder ½ teaspoon garam masala powder ½ teaspoon red chilli powder 1 to 2 tablespoons sunflower … Continue reading “VEG KHEEMA”