Instant Pot Oats Khichdi ~ Oats Lentils Porridge

Instant pot oats khichdi is a savory Indian oats lentils vegetable porridge prepared in Instant Pot. It is a healthy, wholesome breakfast and a light meal. Jump to recipe or Pin It for later Every New Year my resolution is to eat healthy and this year, apart from eating healthy, I made some resolutions for […]

Moong Dal Vegetable Rice ~ Khichdi

I love one pot meals and specially rice varieties. Biryani, pulao and fried rice are on top of that list. When I need to fix something for myself, moong dal khichdi or pongal is one of my goto food and sometimes I keep this instant pongal mix handy in the fridge for such days. This […]

Green Beans Poriyal

I was going to post this recipe last Sunday but had to change my recipe in the last minute. Poriyal is a vegetable saute from South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Vegetable is sauteed with tempering ingredients, dry chilies and finished off with fresh grated coconut. In this poriyal, red chilies are used for spice […]

Green Beans Pasta Salad

The theme for this week is one vegetable cooked in 3 different ways. When I initially picked this theme, I had ridge gourd in mind and had picked three different dishes. Then I changed the vegetable and this month since we are posting on the weekends, I thought of doing one post for both BM […]

Green Beans Paruppu Usili

As I mentioned in my last post, on meatless Wednesday’s I try to cook a veggie side dish that is protein rich. In India, lentils or dals are the main source of protein for many non meat eaters. Today I have a green beans side dish prepared with lentils called paruppu usili. Paruppu usili is […]

Green Beans Mini Soya Chunks Fry

Starting today, I will be posting recipes with one vegetable for the next 3 days. The vegetable I chose is green beans. My first choice was ridge gourd and the day I did my Indian groceries, ridge gourd wasn’t fresh. And second, Indian groceries is one shopping I never look forward to and I do […]

Sauteed Green Beans with Kolhapuri Masala

For the next three days, I shall share 3 ingredients recipes. One tps or less of oil, sugar, pepper and chili powder, tempering ingredients and salt are all considered as one ingredient. Keeping this in mind, I made a quick and tasty saute with tender beans that needed to be used up very soon. I […]

Oven Roasted Vegetables

Today I have an easy breezy recipe. I make this once in a while as a side dish when I grill some meats and also when I do not have a vegetable dish to go with rice, such as yesterday. I served these vegetables with some Indian fried rice and some grilled fish. These roasted […]

Tri Color Beans Fry

Yesterday I went to Alstede Farm with some of my blogging friends Pavani, Mireille, Nisha & Rajani. I met Rajani for the first time and she is such a friendly person that I felt I had known her all my life. This was also my first going to a farm here in the US and […]

Kosoi Bwtwi from Tripura

Today it is Tripura, the seventh northeastern state in the alphabetical order and one of the third smallest states in the country. This state is bordered by Bangladesh on all three sides; north, west and south, and Assam and Mizoram on the east. Agartala is the state capital. Scheduled tribes form the 30% of Tripura […]

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