Palak ka Paratha

Palak ka Paratha is an Indian flatbread made with the superfood spinach and whole wheat flour. The paratha is nutritious as well as delicious. Palak parathas are a perfect snack for school going kids, these parathas provide them essential vitamins and minerals. Spinach / Palak is full of iron and adding lemon juice, which is…

Gajar ka Paratha

Gajar ka Paratha is an Indian whole wheat flatbread made with grated carrots and spices. The flatbread is quick to make and makes a wonderful breakfast. This week I have picked the theme ’ Back to School ’. Well if I had to post what I had back in school it would be very different…

Beetroot Paratha

Beetroot Paratha is a healthy paratha made with whole wheat flour and beetroot. These pretty looking parathas are nutritious and make a perfect lunch box recipe. We start with another edition of Blogging Marathon and for this month I have chosen the theme ’ Back to School.’ School had always been fun and I have…

Jeera Poori

Jeera Poori is an Indian Flatbread which is made of wheat flour and spiced with the cumin seeds. It is a puffed, deep-fried golden flatbread from Uttar Pradesh. I made three different Pooris for the Uttar Pradesh Thali. The original plan was to post all Thalis in April from different states and then post different…

Watanyachi Khichadi

Watanyachi Khichadi is a Peas Khichadi which is the speciality of the Pathare Prabhu community. The Khichadi is seasoned with a special sambar powder. Pathare Prabhu is one of the Hindu communities living in Mumbai . They migrated from Gujrat during 13 th century . They are believed to be descendants of King Ashwapati who…

Kodo Millet Khichadi

Kodo Millet Khichadi is a gluten-free, healthy and nutritious one-pot meal. The khichadi is full of vegetables and makes an excellent no-frill comfort meal. Khichadi is a mish-mash and a national dish of India. It is highly promoted for its simplicity and food value. My hubby is very fond of these and I make different…

Assamese Bora Saul Khichadi

Assamese Bora Saul Khichadi is a healthy , nutritious and delicious porridge consistency khichadi from Assam . The Khichadi is loaded with veggies . Bora saul is a variety of glutinous rice found in Assam. It has an important role in  Assamese traditional occasions like Bihu , which is completely different from mainland India and…

Makhane ka Raita

Makhane ka Raita is a  relish made with whipped creamy yogurt and toasted Makhanas or Fox  Nuts, garnished with pomegranate pearls. Raitas are our all-time favorite accompaniment with lunch. Fresh home made yogurt tastes awesome on its own, but the minute you whip up the curd and add a little something to it, it turns…

Masoor Mussalam

Masoor Mussalam is a whole unhusked lentil cooked to perfection with spices , yoghurt and ghee . It is cooked in Awadhi Dum Style. Masoor Mussalam is a delicious dal that I had cooked while we did our Flatbread Theme . While we did the Flatbread Theme , I had served these breads along with…

Saunfia Karele

Saunfia Karele are bitter gourds made in a typical Punjabi style where these gourds have a unique flavor of fennel or saunf . Karele or bitter gourds make an excellent side dish and taste absolutely delicious . I know there are many people who just cannot eat this humble , delicious and nutritious veggie due it’s…