Couple of years ago when my cousins visited us, their acquaintance invited us for dinner. It was a delicious dinner and on the menu was brinjal raita. It was outrageously delicious! It was the first time I ever tasted it and was awesome. Ever since, I wanted to try it and unfortunately I did […]
Chickpeas salad with lemon vinaigrette is a hearty, vegan salad. It is a quick one to fix serve it as a side or a main dish. It all started nine months ago! I met him last year, fell head over heals in love with him and have been having an affair ever since. This […]
Back in November, I was looking at EC’s light meals round-up and Sayantani’s soup caught my eye. I hopped over to her blog to check out the recipe. The recipe looked simple and very tempting. It had lots of vegetables and lentils and looked light. I bookmarked the recipe and was looking for a perfect […]
I made cabbage salad and grilled salmon for lunch today. Not in a mood to write much today and getting straight to the recipe.
A typical South Indian meal, to be more precious, an Andhra meal, ends with a bowl of yogurt or yogurt rice. But in my house, there are days when yogurt doesn’t even make it to the dinning table, as both of us are not very fond of it. I don’t drink tea, coffee and am […]
Rasam or chaaru is a soup that is very popular in south India. It is served with rice or can be consumed like soup. It is prepared with tamarind and/or tomatoes, spiced with black pepper and/or chili powder and some lentils. There are many types of chaarus and I prepare tomato and meriyala (black pepper) […]
Friday, August 15th is India’s 61st Independence Day. To celebrate the Independence Day, I bring you healthy, nutritious carrot pachadi with a patriotic theme. I garnished the pachadi with grated carrot, chopped onions and cilantro to look like an Indian flag. I used the tempered green chillies and mustard seeds to make the chakra of […]
Corn raita is Indian version of corn salad in yogurt dressing. This is a quick, easy, under 15 minutes recipe and makes a great side dish as well as a light snack. Update March 2018 – This post is updated with new images and re-edited in March 2018. Corn is one of my favorite foods […]
Preparation Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 small Onion chopped or diced 1 small Tomato thinly diced 2 Green Chillies seeded and chopped Cilantro chopped 1/2 tsp Lime Juice 1 cup Non Fat Yogurt 1 tbsp Non Fat Sour Cream (opt) Salt to taste Method: Mix all the ingredients together refrigerate until ready to serve.