Category Choose your Veggies

Methi Roti – Thepla – Methi Paratha

December 3, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBreakfast/DinnerKeerai/SpinachKids BayNO Onion NO GarlicRoti/Paratha  One comment

Methi Roti or Methi Thepla is a simple & nutritious flat bread made with wheat flour & methi leaves (fenugreek leaves or vendhaya keerai) . It stays softer for a long time making it an ideal lunch box item. This does not require any side dish as such. It can be had with pickle or a simple raita, Or it can be ahad with this simple Dal Fry. If u are wondering if methi leaves would give a bitter taste to the roti, trust me, it will not.

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Baby Corn Manchurian – Manchurian Recipe

November 16, 2013 Baby CornKids BaySnacks / Starters  2 comments

Baby Corn Manchurian is a popular Indo – Chinese starter/appetizer. Baby Corn is rich in fiber content. This manchurian is a crunchy, sour & spicy dish which am sure is almost everybody’s favourite. Chotu simply loves this and Gobi Manchurian too. Check the recipe HERE.

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Aviyal Recipe – How to make Aviyal

November 8, 2013 Kootu / Poriyal VarietiesMixed VegPongal RecipesTamil New Year Recipes  No comments

Aviyal is a traditional South Indian recipe which is made with mixed vegetables, coconut, curd and tempering with coconut oil. This is a must have dish for us during Pongal festival. There are many ways of making this, So here comes my version. Chow Chow Kootu is another favourite in the family.

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Bhindi Masala – Spicy Stuffed Bhindi Masala

November 5, 2013 Bhindi/Okra/VendakkaiDry Sabji  5 comments

Spicy Stuffed Bhindi Masala or Okra Masala is a dry sabji suitable for roti, poori & rice too. The mild sweetness of okra along with the spices is totally divine. If u want to make a gravy with Bhindi try this Bhindi Gravy.

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Tomato Pasta – Pasta in Tomato Sauce

October 15, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBreakfast/DinnerKids BayPasta / Pizza RecipesTomato  No comments

This is a simple pasta recipe. Tomato Pasta with fusili pasta.  I once had pasta in a restaurant, it was so bland and tasteless. So wanted to try on my own and came up with this easy recipe. Pasta is a good alternative to the usual boring menu. We usually have this for dinner or somtimes even as lunch. This is just plain tomato pasta made with store bought tomato sauce. If you prefer to use homemade Pasta Sauce, do check out the recipe. You can aslo add any vegetables of your choice. Do check out this Cheesy Tomato Pasta if interested. It can be made in a jiffy. Am sure kids would love this too. Chotu’s favourite is this Pasta in White Sauce.

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Paneer Capsicum Sabji – Paneer Recipes

October 13, 2013 Bell Pepper/CapsicumDry SabjiKids BayPaneer Dishes  2 comments

Paneer is an all time favourite, especially for vegetarians!! This Paneer Capsicum Sabji recipe is the most easiest of all Paneer recipes. It can be made very easily and quickly, yet it tastes yummy.  This can be a delicious lunch box idea for kids – as a roti wrap or a grilled sandwich. Kids would love it! This is Chotu’s favourite filling for sandwich. Check out the sandwich recipe if interested. This sandwich is not only wholesome but also healthy as kids get a good dose of veggies and paneer. You can make it more attractive by using all colours of capsicum or whichever is available. Check my full collection of Paneer recipes HERE.

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