Healthy Oats & Veggie Pancakes

Have a healthy start to the day with these easy & delicious savory pancakes!    Ingredients: Oats – 1 cup Semolina/sooji/rava- 1/2 cup Rice flour-3 tbsp Shredded carrot- 1 cup Bell pepper- 1, finely chopped Onion-1, finely chopped Green chili-1, finely chopped Cilantro- A small bunch, finely chopped Buttermilk- As needed Butter- As needed Salt-

Chettinad Masala Kuzhi Paniyaram / Chettinad Style Spongy Savory Fritters

A quick snack that is also a perfect breakfast made from left over idli/dosa batter!   Ingredients: Idli/Dosa batter – 3 cups Onion – 1, finely chopped Green chilies-2, finely chopped Ginger – 1/2″ piece, finely minced Carrot – 2, finely grated Grated coconut – 2 tbsp Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp

Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Saagu

An authentic Karnataka style vegetarian korma/kurma that is easy to prepare and a healthy side dish!   Ingredients: Onion – 1, finely chopped Tomatoes – 1, finely chopped Carrot- 1, cut into small cubes Green peas- 1/4 cup Potato-1, cut into small cubes Green beans- 1/2 cup, cut into 1″ length pieces Cauliflower- 1/2 cup,

Hyderabadi Mutton Dalcha

An excellent side dish from Hyderabadi cuisine made of mutton and lentils cooked in flavorful & aromatic spices!   Ingredients: Mutton – 250 g, cut into small pieces Bengal gram dal/chana dal- 1/2 cup Onions -2, thinly sliced Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Tomato- 1, roughly chopped Drumstick -1, cut into

Crunchy Carrot-Apple & Walnut-Oilve Salad

A sweet, crunchy, & refreshing salad that is super simple and tasty!   Ingredients: Carrots -2, coarsely grated Apple- 1, thinly sliced and cut into halves Almonds – 1/2 cup, coarsely chopped Walnuts- 1/2 cup, coarsely chopped Olives- 1/2 cup, thinly sliced Mayonnaise – 1/2 cup Black pepper powder – 1/2 tsp Lemon juice –

Udupi Hotel Style Sambar

A flavorful lentil based vegetable stew that is mildly sweet and spicy & acts as a great accompaniment to dosas and idlis!   Ingredients : Toor dal/split pigeon peas – 1 cup Shallots – 10-12, thinly sliced Carrots – 2, cut into medium cubes Potato-1, cut into medium cubes Drumstick – 2, cut into medium

Palakkad Style Sambar

An ancestral authentic recipe of Palakkad that is very tasty and healthy prepared with an assortment of veggies in roasted coconut paste!     Ingredients:  Mixed vegetables (drumsticks, carrots, potatoes, unripe plantains, cauliflower, beans) – 2 cups, diced into medium sized pieces Toor dal –1/2 cup Shallots – 5, finely chopped Tamarind – lemon sized ball

Mangalorean Catholic Style Mutton Stew

This hearty yet mildly spiced rich mutton stew cooked in coconut milk is loaded with a lovely blend of flavors! The Mangalorean Catholic community is largely influenced by Manglorean, Goan, & Portuguese cuisines and is famous for its distinct flavor!   Ingredients: Mutton with bone – 1/2 kg, cut into small pieces Onions- 2, thinly

Thai Style Pineapple Fried Rice

Try this classic Thai delicacy that is truly heavenly! Grains of rice jeweled with chunks of juicy pineapple and veggies creates a taste with a tropical twist!   Ingredients: Pineapple – 1 cup, cut into small tidbits Cooked rice- 3 cups Shallots/pearl onions- 2, finely sliced Garlic pods- 2, finely minced Green chili-1, finely chopped

Chicken + Vegetables Omelette

Give a twist to the regular breakfast omelettes using your favorite veggies & chicken as toppings!   Ingredients: Eggs-4 Chicken breast – 2 pieces Purple cabbage- 1/4 cup, cut into julienne Carrot-1, cut into julienne Onion-1, finely chopped Capsicum- finely chopped Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Red chili powder – 1 tsp Black pepper powder –