Easy Veggie Burger Recipe

My husband makes wicked Portobello mushroom sandwiches and here is how he does it 🙂 We usually enjoy it on the weekends as a brunch with some sort of soup.

Ingredients/Method

2-3 portobello mushrooms ( 1 mushroom per sandwich).
Toppings of your choice – We use thin slice of tomato, Sauteed onions/peppers/spinach. You can use a leave of lettuce of too.
Whole wheat bun or sandwich bread
1-2 tbsp oil
Salt and pepper. 1-2 tbsp soy sauce.
Cheese (optional)
Any sandwich spread/ or add butter/ghee on the toasted buns.
We love to add hash brown in the sandwich too 🙂

Cook the mushrooms ( on a grill, pan fry or in a bbq) after removing the tail ends and brushing them with salt/pepper/oil/soy sauce and then last 2 mins of cooking- add slice of cheese on top. Add on toasted or untoasted buns along with other toppings. you can spread sandwich spread on one side of 1 bun. Enjoy with your fav soup for a classic lunch 🙂

Also try our amazingly good, vegan hamburger made with Lentils Patty – Vegan Hamburger Recipe

Easy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe | Healthy Snacks

Hummus is protein rich healthy snack. It is a chickpea dip and today we make roasted Red Bell Pepper hummus. packed with flavour, easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

1 Red Bell Pepper
1 cup chickpeas
2 tbsp Tahini
2 tsp Oil
2 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp salt and Paprika
1 tbsp lemon juice

– Roast Red Peppers on a hot skillet/ in a bbq or on a grill. Then combine all ingredients and form a smooth dip. Enjoy with pita chips, dips or flatbread of your choice.

3 Easy Hummus Recipes | 3 different Hummus Flavours

3 different Hummus Flavours

Hummus is protein rich healthy snack. It is a chickpea dip. Here we are sharing 3 different hummus recipes – packed with flavour, easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends.

Ingredients/ Method

1. Caramalized Onion Hummus

1 cup Chickpeas
1 thinly sliced onion
3 cloves
2 tsp oil (Olive or another of your choice)
3 tbsp Tahini Paste (Tahini can be made by roasted sesame seeds and making paste out of them with olive oil)
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt and paprika

– First we ook onions on slow heat so that they are no longer raw ( are caramalized) and then we combine all ingredients, blend them to make a smooth dip.

2. Greek Style Hummus Recipe

1 cup boiled chickpeas ( you can also use a can of chickpeas)
1 clove of garlic
1/4 to 1/2 cup yogurt
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp each Oregano, Parsley and Thyme

Combine all ingredients and blend them to get your greek style hummus

3. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

1 Red Bell Pepper
1 cup chickpeas
2 tbsp Tahini
2 tsp Oil
2 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp salt and Paprika
1 tbsp lemon juice

– Roast Red Peppers on a hot skillet/ in a bbq or on a grill. Then combine all ingredients and form a smooth dip. Enjoy with pita chips, dips or flatbread of your choice

Multi Layered Indian Flatbread | Easy homemade Lachha Paratha Recipe

Lachha Parantha (Paratha) is a round and flaky, multi layered Indian flatbread best enjoyed with curries or Indian vegetables. All you need for this recipe is whole wheat flour, water, oil for cooking (or butter/ghee), pinch of sugar and salt.

Everyone loves lachha paratha, because its loaded with calories and many times is made out of maida. Here presenting the recipe of lachha paratha made with whole wheat which is healthy. These Multilayered parathas are crispy and delicious. They can be enjoyed with any curry of your choice and also with pickles or dips ( Chutneys). If all else fails, make a simple yogurt preparation called Raita ( add in some spices like roasted cumin seeds, cucumber etc) and serve these parathas with raita. Have you ever thought about making sunday special brunch..well this paratha is a must on that menu.

In this video, I show you how to make healthy whole wheat laccha paratha at home in no time.

Spicy Potatoes Recipe – Achari Aloo

This is a wonderful spicy potatoes recipe which goes well with roti, naan or parantha. I not only enjoy it on road trips but also serve it as a side dish with lunch or dinner when company is over. Achari basically means pickled and gets the name because of all the wonderful spices being used in this recipe.

Ingredients
Serves 4-6 people

7-8 medium size potatoes
Oil for cooking (preferable Mustard Oil)
1.5 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tbsp ginger/garlic paste
1.5 tsp red chilli pwd
0.5 tsp cumin Pwd
1 tsp Turmeric
1 chopped Onion
2 small tomatoes
Salt per taste
1 tsp Garam masala
1/2 tsp kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves)

Tempering/Tadka (It goes on top of the cooked dish for additional flavoring)

2 tbsp Mustard Oil
1/2 tsp (0.5 tsp) Fenugreek seeds (Methre)
1/2 tsp (0.5 tsp) Coriander seeds (Dhaniya seeds)
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
1.5 tsp Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
1.5 tsp Kalonji(Nigella seeds or Onion seeds)

Process:

Heat oil in the pan
Add Cumin seeds. Once they are crackling add onions and mix.
After 30 secs, add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric and red chilli pwd.
Stir all the ingredients and add cumin pwd.
Add tomatoes and give them 3-4 mins until they are softened.
Once they are done, add potatoes, half cup of water and salt per taste and let them cook on medium heat. Cover the pan and give potatoes around 10 mins.

While potatoes are cooking, prepare the tadka/seasoning/tempering with some Indian spices.

Heat 2 tbsp Mustard Oil and add tempering spices. Let them crackle and infuse the oil with their aroma and flavor. Turn off the heat.
Once Potatoes are done, add this tempering on top along with some garam masala pwd and kasoori methi.

Serve with roti/parantha or let them cool down and then put then in the lunch box and take them on your next road trip.

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Easy Homemade Potato Fries – Pan fried

My kids love fries and I often make this simple version of pan-fried potatoes fries for them and they seem to devour it within minutes. I call them golden fries because turmeric lends that nice yellow touch to them.
Everyone loves Fries because they are so comforting. Here I show you how to make easy pan-fried golden fries at home in no time.

Ingredients/ Method

3-4 medium sized Golden Potatoes
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder and turmeric
Skillet to cook and 2-3 tbsp oil

– Peel and Cut potatoes in long thin slices. Heat oil in a pan. Toss potatoes with this oil and then add spices. Cover and cook on a medium high heat until done.

If you like Potatoes, also check out:

1. Easy Roasted Potatoes
2. Spicy Potatoes- South Indian style
3. Quick Potatoes Side Dish
4. Quick Curried Potatoes
5. Best Ever Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Potato Curry Dinner Recipe

Chicken curry made using potatoes and chicken wings has a unique taste. It makes for a great weekend lunch or dinner. My family loves this easy chicken wings recipe and I hope you’ll enjoy it too.

Ingredients

1 kg chicken wings
3-4 tbsp plain yogurt
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp bbq sauce
1 tsp curry powder
1 small roughly chopped red onion
1 tbsp ginger- garlic paste/or chopped ginger and garlic
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp crushed coriander seeds ( or powder)
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp tomato paste
2 cups of water
Spices used: salt, Turmeric and red chilli powder
Fresh Cilantro leaves for garnish
Adjust Salt per taste
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp Turmeric
2-3 tbsp oil
2-3 potatoes

Method:

– Marinate chicken for an hour in yogurt/sauces and spice mixture.
– Heat oil in a pan and fry coriander/cumin for 30 secs.
— Add onions and mix well. Add ginger- garlic.
– Add salt, turmeric and chilli powder. Cook for 2-3 mins.
– Add potatoes. Mix well. Cover and cook for 3-4 mins.
– Add tomato paste and marinated chicken.
– Add curry powder. Mix well. Fry for 5-6 mins.
– Add water and let chicken cook until tender and no longer raw.
– Add garam masala and cilantro. Mix well.
– Serve with Roti/naan or rice.

More Tasty Indian Chicken Curry Recipe videos Here.

Easy Indian Starter Recipe – Stuffed Besan Chilla

Besan Cheela or chilla is a savoury Indian Pancake made with Chickpea (garbanzo beans flour), here we are making cones out of this crepe and stuffing it with delicious mushroom filling. Enjoy it with sauce/chutney of your choice. These stuffed crepes are gluten free, vegan and quick to make. You can pack these in Kids lunch boxes or even quickly whip it for friends or family when they come over for a cup of tea. It is a great little snack to enjoy without any guilt as its quite healthy.

Ingredients/ Method

For Stuffing: Onions, mushrooms, Spinach, cilantro and spices (Salt, Red chilli powder, Turmeric)

For Pancake

1 cup Besan /Gram Flour
1/2 tsp ajwain (carom or caraway seeds)
1/2 tsp Black Pepper powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp pudina powder ( Dired ground mint leaves)
1 tsp Mango Powder
Oil for cooking

Prepare the stuffing and set aside.
Make Batter by adding water to gram flour and add in spices.
Cook on hot skillet with a little bit oil until brown on both sides.
Once pancakes are ready, make cones out of them and fill with the stuffing and serve with chutney of choice.

Traditional Style Besan Ka Puda recipe – Besan Chilla Recipe

Masala Pancake Recipes – Spicy Besan Ka Puda

Chicken Masala Curry Recipe Video | Weeknight Dinner Idea

Quick Easy and tasty Chicken Masala Curry is a perfect dish for a weeknight meal and can be served with rice or roti.

Ingredients

350 gms chicken breast chunks
1/2 tsp curry powder
1 small onion
2 tomatoes
2 -3 garlic cloves
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp garam masala
Spices used: 1 tsp each salt, Turmeric and red chilli powder
Fresh Cilantro leaves and juilenned ginger for garnish
Adjust Salt per taste
2-3 tbsp oil

Method:

– Cut chicken in bite size pieces. Make tomato puree.
– Heat oil in a pan and fry mustard/cumin for 30 secs.
— Add onions and mix well. Add garlic.
– Add salt, turmeric and chilli powder. Cook for 2-3 mins.
– Add chicken. Mix well.
– Add tomato puree. Mix well.
– Add curry powder and water. Let chicken simmer in curry.
– Finish by adding ginger and cilantro. Mix well.
– Serve with Roti/naan or rice.

English Version: Chicken Masala Curry recipe

Hindi Recipe Video Below: