Beetroot Pachadi  Recipe credits Padhu Sankar This is a Kerala style pachadi.  Easy to prepare and very tasteful . I loved it and I’m sure everybody will too .  The radiant beetroot has been identified as a superfood due to its immense nutritional value. According to health experts, regular consumption of beetroot can benefit our…

I’m definetly on a Watermelon trip. So another watermelon rind recipe.  Easy and most certainly tasty . The taste of the spices is not very strong so one can just go on munching.  Pickled Watermelon Rind.  1 cup watermelon rind cut into sticks 2 cups water 1 bay leaf 1 tbsp ginger juice  1 tsp…

Watermelon Rind Salad.  2 cups water melon Rind  1 tbsp flax seeds toasted  1 tbsp lemon juice  Cracked black pepper 1 garlic clove crushed.  3/4 tsp sugar 2 tbsp chopped coriander  Salt  Chop the watermelon rind into fine pieces  Place in a large bowl Add in the sugar , salt , black pepper and lemon…

Watermelon Rind Salad.  2 cups water melon Rind  1 tbsp flax seeds toasted  1 tbsp lemon juice  Cracked black pepper 1 garlic clove crushed.  3/4 tsp sugar 2 tbsp chopped coriander  Salt  Chop the watermelon rind into fine pieces  Place in a large bowl Add in the sugar , salt , black pepper and lemon…

Balsamic Beet Salad  I was looking up Beetroot Sslad recipes online and like something from this and that. And this is what I did. Took something from here and from there and came up with this delicious Salad.  1 cup beetroot 1/2 cup sliced thinly 1 tbsp coriander chopped 1 tbsp of balsamic vinegar or…

Roasted Green Capsicum Soup  2 green Capsicums 1 medium Onion 1 tomato  2 cloves garlic  1/2 cup ghia ( bottle gourd)( I used it to give the soup some body.  2 tbsp finely chopped parsley/ Dill /Coriander 1/2 tsp cracked pepper Salt  Boil the ghia and garlic with 3 cups of water in a cooker…

Roasted Beetroot Soup A nice light refreshing soup with very subtle flavours.  1 beetroot  1 medium onion  1 clove garlic ( optional) 2 tbsp celery 1/3 tsp black pepper powder/ cracked 2 tbsp lemon juice  3 cups water/ vegetable broth.  Salt to taste Wash the beetroots and onion and the love of garlic  Keep on…

Watermelon Rind Soup  This Soup was a trial of sorts and a very successful one I must say.  Simple but wholesome delicious and very light. This soup is a must make. I had it at room temperature and loved it. The Timur gave the otherwise bland soup a lovely flavour and fragrance .  Thank you…

K3 Chutney  ( Kothmir, Kairi, Kheera ) are the main ingredients for this wonderful chatpata summery chutney .  1/2 cup peeled and chopped Kairi ( raw Mango) 1 cup packed fresh Kothmir( coriander) 1/2 cup kheera chopped ( cucumber) 1/4 cup fresh grated coconut ( optional)  5-6 green chillies 1/2 tsp jeera  1/2 tsp sugar…

Parwal Ka Bharta / Mash 5-6 big Parwals  1 medium onion 4-5 cloves of garlic Green chillies  Coriander fresh Salt MO Peel the Parwals Take a big piece of aluminium foil Place the Parwals , peeled onions and garlic cloves on the foil.  Enclose the ingredients completely  Bake in a hot oven for about 30…

Fennel Salad Wow! As I ate it it was like heaven. The subtle fragrance of the Fennel, the sweetness of the cherry tomatoes. The balsamic and green chillies . It was yummm .  1 bulb fennel 10-12 cherry tomatoes  1 green chilli chopped Salt  A dash of balsamic vinegar A few sprigs of chopped coriander …

Khoi/ Kheel Upma  Kheel is another variant of puffed Rice. Soft but rough in texture. It is mainly used for Pooja during Diwali and Sankranti  There are a number of snacks that can be made with Kheel. Cutlets , mmurmure etc  We can even make soft jaggery laddoos Of Kheel .  The Upma is light…