Lunch / Dinner

Tomato Rice

Easy and tasty variety rice that can be prepared quickly. The tangy tomatoes along with spices makes the dish drool worthy and also a perfect lunch box recipe. You can have it with vegetable fry, curd or pappads too.

Tapioca / Maravalli Kizhangu Adai

Maravalli kizhangu also known as Tapioca / kuchi kizhangu is the starch from cassava roots. It has high carbohydrates and when taken in moderate quantity helps in weight gain. It is also gluten free and free of common allergens.

This recipe is made by grinding the Tapioca with rice and lentils. It serves as a good and healthy option for breakfast / dinner.

Curd rice / Thayir sadam

Curd rice is prepared by mixing mashed rice with curd, curd is unsweetened probiotic yogurt and is rich in calcium and helps in digestion.

Instant Rava Dosa

Rava dosa is a quick and tasty South Indian tiffin variety. It can be had for breakfast / dinner. It so crispy and light and tastes amazing. It’s made with rava, rice flour and maida along with ginger, green chillies , pepper and onion.

Plain Biryani or Kuska

Kuska is a rice dish of primarily South Asian origin made with spices, rice and ghee. I have used jeera samba rice for Kuska but you can try basmati rice as well.

The spices and condiments used are cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaves, coriander and mint leaves, apart from ghee, ginger, onions. The dish is served with korma, curry, dahi chutney or Raita.

Protein Packed Buddha Bowl

A vegetarian Buddha Bowl is served on a single bowl and has greens, vegetables, proteins, grains , healthy carbs, fats combined with spices and dressing / sauce of your choice !! The colourful Buddha bowl is so easy to prepare and amazingly healthy and delicious.

Black Urad dal Rice by Sudha

Black urad dal also known as split black gram is one of the famous lentils used in South Asia. It’s rich in protein, iron and folate and extensively used in Ayurvedic medicines. It’s used in preparation of dosa, vada. Here I have tried the easy and nutritious rice recipe using Black urad dal.

Masala Dosa

Masala dosa is so tasty, soft and crisp with spiced potato stuffing in it adding to the flavour and aroma and when had with with sambar / chutney and is any day the most comforting meal !!!

Arisi upma kozhukattai / Pidi Kozhukattai

The arisi upma / pidi kozhukkatais are a twist from your regular upma. They are so delicious and extremely easy to prepare. They are prepared using broken rice with spices, you can use regular raw rice or get broken rice from stores.

Rajma Pulao

Rajma / Red Kidney beans are an excellent plant-based source of protein. They’re also rich in various minerals, vitamins, fibers and antioxidants. Rajma Pulao is a easy, healthy and protein rich dish that can be prepared with minimum ingredients.

Paneer Paratha

Paneer Paratha is prepared by using paneer and whole wheat flour and making flat breads. It’s a very easy and healthy recipe that can be had for breakfast or dinner.

Capsicum Rice

Capsicum rice is a quick and tasty rice variety prepared by mixing capsicum with homemade masala and rice. The masala powder adds a very special flavour and taste to the dish.

Mint Pulao / Pudina Rice

This Mint pulao is a simple recipe that can be made for lunch on a busy day. It is a full flavored and lightly spiced dish that goes well with raita / yogurt.

Adai

Adai is a healthy and protein rich food made of rice and lentils. It can be had for breakfast or dinner and is filling, nutritious and yummy. The crispy Adais are very easy to prepare and a wholesome food in the South Indian cuisine.

Bisibelebath

Bisibelebath is a very healthy and popular dish of Karnataka, India. It is a very tasty, aromatic dish of the South Indian Cuisine. The homemade bisibelebath masala powder adds a special flavor to the dish. It serves as a wholesome complete meal as it has rice, lentils and vegetables.

Malai Paratha

Malai Parathas are soft flat breads made with cream and wheat flour. It is Super tasty and requires very less ingredients.

Quinoa Hummus Burrito

Burrito is a Mexican dish made with a tortilla wrapped close with stuffing. There are number of ways to prepare a burrito. Here I have prepared a tasty stuffing using mango quinoa, hummus, salsa, red beans and veggies of our choice. On a busy day, you can prep-ahead the stuffing and prepare burritos by just layering and wrapping in no time.

Mango Quinoa

Quinoa is rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. It has high dietary fiber content and worth to have in our regular diet.

Cream Cheese Shell Pasta

Veggie Creamy Pasta that’s tasty and ready in a jiffy and makes a perfect last minute meal !! Pasta cooked in olive oil is mixed with creamy sauce and loaded with veggies making a good meal for the kids !!!

Cauliflower Walnut Wraps

Walnuts and cauliflower are kids favorite and they complement each other. The crunchy cauliflower walnut stuffing enhances the taste and flavor of the wrap.

Burmese Veg Atho

Atho is one of the most popular dish in Burmese cuisine, also a popular street food in India. It is a combination of different textured ingredients. Atho is prepared by mixing plain noodles with vegetables and soup.

Paneer Dum Biryani

Biryani is an all time favorite food for many, including me. Being a rice loving person, I tend to try various versions of Biryani. Dum Biryani is super flavorful and tasty of all.

Pineapple Fried Rice

Easy fried rice recipe loaded with vegetables and pineapple gives a a balance of sweet and spicy flavor and makes the dish delicious.

Schezwan Fried Rice

Schezwan fried rice is a popular variety of fried rice from the Indo-Chinese cuisine made using schezwan sauce. The spicy flavor of the sauce mixed with the crunchiness of the vegetables makes it delicious.

How to cook a perfect Basmati Rice

Basmati rice is a fragrant long grain rice prominently used in the sub-continents. It has a distinct nutty flavor and aroma similar to that of jasmine rice. It can be used to make pilaf/pulao or can be served with gravies/curries.

Veggie Burrito Bowl

Veggie Burrito Bowl is one of the healthy food we have often for lunch/dinner. They are easy to cook, delicious and filling too.

Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Aglio e Olio is a flavorful and delicious pasta and can be made really quick. It is made with few ingredients and might sound simple but the flavor of olive oil with garlic is heavenly and makes the dish more tastier.

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