Amritsari Parantha Recipe

We Punjabis surely love Parathas and here is one amazing recipe for delicious Punjabi Paneer Paranthas which you can enjoy with pickle or Raita.

Ingredients/ Method

Dough to make Parathas. It’s just combination of whole wheat flour and water and here’s how you prepare it: Dough Recipe

Oil/ghee or Butter to cook Paranthas
Stuffing/Filling:

Grated Ginger- 1- 2 tbsp
Small piece of onion – finely chopped
1-2 green chillies ( Deseed them if you want the parathas less spicy)
5-6 Stalks of Cilantro (Finely chopped)
Grated Paneer (or crumbled) – 200 gms
Spices-
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/4 tsp Ajwain (carom seeds)
1/2 tsp paprika
and any other spices you like

Method: Prepare the stuffing by mixing all the ingredients. Stuff it in small portion of dough and flatten it out with rolling pin ( using a little bit of dry flour), Once the dough is flattened out and thin..cook on a hot skillet with tons of butter/ghee or oil until both sides have brown marks.. Enjoy with pickle, yogurt, chutney or with cup of hot Chai.

5 Tasty Paranthas Worth Trying

1. Laccha Parantha Recipe
2. Egg Paratha Recipe
3. Chocolate Parantha Recipe
4. Meetha Parantha Recipe
5. Spinach Parantha Recipe

Spicy Rice Vermicelli Recipe – Vegan and Gluten Free Recipe

Craving some spicy food but dont want to spend hours in the kitchen? Let me help you out with this delicious, easy and flavourful recipe..ready in no time and so filling.

Ingredients/Method

1 nest of Rice vermicelli
2-4 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 small green chilli ( you can deseed it, if you dont want too spicy)
2 tbsp grated ginger
1 small piece of onion chopped
Salt per taste
1 tsp Turmeric ( Haldi)
veggies of your choice ( what works best is 1 cup bell peppers – red/green, 1/2 cup spinach and 1/2 cup peas
Cilantro leaves for garnish
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp crushed peanuts ( roasted or unroasted)

Method:
– Boil Rice vermicelli. Make sure that you put them in hot water. As soon as they are tender, run them under cold water. do not overcook or they will become mushy.
– Add 1-2 tbsp oil on them so that they dont stick together.
– Next in a pan, heat oil. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds. Give them 30 secs and add green chilli, ginger and onion. Mix well.
– Add veggies and salt+Turmeric. Mix and cook until almost done.
– Add noodles. Mix well. Add lemon juice.
– Garnish with cilantro leaves and roasted peanuts and enjoy warm.

More delicious South Indian cuisine inspired dishes:

Rasam Recipe- South Indian Soup
Hot and Spicy Potatoes
South Indian Style Lentils Curry
How to make South Indian Curry Powder
How to prepare South Indian Tadka

Vegan Cauliflower Soup Recipe

With Winter upon us, we all crave hearty, soul warming delicious soups..Isn’t it? Here is a vegan Cauliflower soup recipe that will make your cold, chilly winter nights a little more comforting.

Ingredients/ Method

1 small Cauliflower
2 tsp salt
1 small onion chopped
1 tbsp of chopped or grated ginger
1 tsp crushed coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
3 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp garam masala
1-2 tsp red chilli powder ( or paprika)
2 tsp turmeric
4 cups of coconut milk
3-4 cups of water
Cilantro for garnish
Seasoning pepper ( as per your taste)

Method: Place cauliflower florets on a baking sheet and add oil, salt, turmeric and red chilli powder. Combine well and then Roast/ Bake or cook cauliflower florets at 375 F for 30 mins. While cauliflower is cooking in a pan, heat a tbsp of oil. Add cumin and coriander. Add onions, ginger and spices. Mix well and cook for 3-4 mins.
When cauliflower is done, add them into a blender. Add coconut milk, Water and onion mixture. Form a paste and then add more coconut milk and water. Pour this blend in a pot. Cook until it comes to a boil. Add garam masala. Mix well. Add seasoning pepper and cilantro and serve with flatbread of your choice.

Don’t miss our yummy chunky Cauliflower Soup Recipe.

Chunky Cauliflower Soup Recipe – Soup of the Day

Healthy, low calorie, hearty cauliflower soup recipe is perfect for those who want some help with weight management or are looking for light lunch options.

More exciting and Tasty Cauliflower Recipes not to be missed:

Curried Cauliflower Soup Recipe
Cauliflower Pizza Crust – Gluten Free Cooking
Tandoori Gobi Recipe
How to make Aloo Gobhi?

Ingredients/method

300 gms of Cauliflower florets
2-3 tbsp of oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp salt
3-4 cups of water
1-2 carrots
1 small piece of celery
1 small chopped onion
2-3 cloves of garlic chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp paprika
Green onions for garnish

Method:

Heat some oil in a pan and saute onions and garlic.
Add veggies. Add salt, turmeric and paprika. Fry for 3-4 mins. Mix everything well.
Add cauliflower florets. Combine them with other ingredients.
Add water. Cover the lid and let everything cook for 2-3 whistles. When the cooker cools down, open the lid and garnish with green onions. Serve warm.

Potatoes and Peas Curry – Easy Vegetarian Recipes

Aloo matar is a very common Indian dish which can be prepared with or without gravy. Here is a little twist to our usual dry sabji.
Other Simple Indian vegetarian recipes worth trying:

Potatoes and Peas Curry with Gravy
Bombay Potatoes Recipe
Achaari Aloo Recipe
Mix Vegetable Recipe

Ingredients/ Method
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 small piece of onion chopped
2-3 cloves of garlic chopped
2-3 chopped potatoes
1 tsp turmeric
Salt per taste
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 cup of peas
1/3 cup water to cook
200 gms of grated paneer ( Indian cottage cheese)
1/2 tsp Dry Mango Powder
1/2 tsp kasoori Methi ( dried fenugreek leaves)
1/2 tsp Garam masala

1. Heat Oil in a pan and fry some cumin seeds, onions for a min.
2. Add 2-3 cloves of garlic chopped. Mix well. Add 2-3 chopped potatoes.
3. Add Spices. Mix and add peas. Add water. Cover and cook until 80 % done ( almost done)
4. Add grated panner. Mix well. give another 2-3 mins.
5. Finish off with mango powder, dried fenugreek leaves and garam masala. Serve warm with Roti

Creamy Vegan Mix Vegetable Soup – Soup of the day

Easy one pot soup with plenty of nutrition and lots of flavour. This tasty soup is perfect for weekday lunches or light dinner. Give a go to our other delicious and healthy soups as well.

Ingredients/ Method

1/2 cup Red lentils
1 large onion chopped
Lots of chopped ginger (1/4 cup)
3-4 cloves of garlic or 1/2 tsp garlic paste
You can use Vegetables of your choice like carrots, turnip and celery etc (Rough Estimates)
1 cup carrots
1 cup spinach
1 cup broccoli
1 cup celery
1 cup Kale
1 tsp turmeric
Pepper for seasoning
3-4 cups of water ( just enough to cover the veggies)

– Add everything in the pressure cooker and cover with water.
– Mix well and close the lid.
– Cook for 3-4 whistles and then turn the heat off.
– When cooker cools down, open the lid and blend everything with the handheld blender.
-Garnish the soup as desired and serve warm.

More easy, homemade vegan Recipes:

Zucchini Pasta Recipe – Vegan Recipe
Vegan Chickpea Curry
Vegan Kebabs Recipe
Rice Vermicelli Recipe – Vegan

Easy Homemade Potato Soup – Soup of the day

Potato soup can warm you up on the coldest of days. Its quite comforting, easy to prepare and who doesn’t love potatoes. I love the chunks of potatoes in this recipe, they give so much body to the soup.
Check out some other yummy Potato based dishes:

Potato Broccoli Masala Recipe
Hot and Spicy Indian Potatoes
Pan-Fried Potatoes recipe

Ingredients/ Method

8-10 small potatoes ( I used Petite merlot for the recipe). If you are using bigger ones, use 4-5.
2 tbsp oil
1 small onion chopped
3-4 cloves of garlic
salt per taste
5-6 cups of water
1 tsp seasoning pepper
1 tsp crushed cumin seeds
Cilantro and green onion for garnish

– Heat oil in a pan and add onions and garlic. Add salt and cumin.
– Fry onions for 3-4 mins. Add potatoes and cook them for 4-5 mins. Add water and bring it to boil. Turn the heat down and let potatoes simmer for 15-20 mins ( depending on the quantity you are preparing)
– Season with pepper. Garnish with cilantro and green onions and serve.

Easy Green Peas Soup Recipe – Soup of the day

Need fiber rich but light lunch then turn to this Green Peas soup. Another great one pot soup recipe.
Love Soups? Don’t forget to check out our Tried and Tested Soup Recipes

Ingredients/ Method

1 cup of whole Green Peas ( I used dried variety so soak them in water overnight)
1 cup chopped Onions
1 tbsp grated ginger
2-3 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
Salt Per taste
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric
4-5 cups of water
1/2 tsp pepper
Optional- Cilantro as a garnish

Method:

– Soak peas in water overnight ( unless using fresh or frozen kind)
– Heat some oil in a pressure cooker. Fry some cumin seeds. Add onions and ginger
– Stir for a min. Add peas. Add spices. Add water.
– Cover the lid and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.
– When the cooker cools down, open the lid and blend the peas.
– Add pepper and cilantro. Serve Warm.

Indian Snack Recipes – How to make Bread Rolls?

Bringing to you a popular Indian snack called Bread Rolls which is flavourful and easy to make. Do give it a try and let us know your experience.

Ingredients/Method

For the stuffing: 3-4 boiled potatoes
1/2 small onion chopped
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
2 tbsp grated ginger
Salt per taste
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp amchur- Mango Powder
1/2 tsp ajwain ( Carom seeds)

Oil for frying
Loaf of bread
water for dipping slices

Method:
– Prepare the stuffing by combining stuffing ingredients
– Remove the end portions of the slices. Dip each slice in water to just make it wet. Remove the excess water
– Fill the slice of bread with potatoes. Close and seal. Once all rolls are ready.
– Heat some oil in a pot. Deep fry rolls. Soak out the excess oil by putting them on paper towel.
Serve with chutney of your choice.

Easy Okra And Radish Soup Recipe – Healthy Lunch Ideas

Bringing to you another vegan, gluten free soup which is easy to make, tastes great and can be stored easily.

Ingredients/Method

2 cups of Okra (chopped)
1 cup of Radish (Mooli)
2-3 tbsp of oil
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 small onion chopped
3-4 cloves of garlic chopped
Salt Per taste
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp chickpea flour ( besan)
1 cup of tomato pulp
1 tsp seasoning pepper.

– Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Let them splutter for 30 secs and add onion+ garlic.
– Mix in spices. Stir well. Add Radish. Fry for 2-3 mins.
– Add Okra in the pan. Prepare a mixture of chickpea flour and water. Set aside.
– Add tomato pulp after few mins. Let everything cook for few more mins.
– Add water and chickpea flour mixture.
– Bring soup to boil and let it simmer for 15 mins or so.
– Serve Warm.

Check out some of our other delicious Okra (a.k.a Lady finger, bhendi, Bhindi Recipes)
Okra Curry
Okra Masala
Indian Okra Recipe- Bhindi Do Pyaza
Stuffed Okra Recipe
Aloo Bhindi Masala