appetizers/snacks, snacks, vegetarian recipes

Baked Batata Vada

One of the popular street food of India batata vada ( fried potato dumplings) usually served with green chutney or with pav. This is best tea time snacks enjoyed with a cup of hot tea.These are usually deep fried spiced potato dumplings dipped in gram flour batter. Here i have made a healthy less oil version of these vadas using an appam…

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appetizers/snacks, vegetarian recipes

Raw Banana Cumin Stir Fry

This stir fry is a simple side dish with just few ingredients and ready within 30 minutes. Ingredients: 3-4 raw bananas cut in roundles 2 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds powder salt to taste 1 tbsp of oil/ ghee( clarified butter) 1 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp turmeric powder chopped coriander leaves for garnish Method: Wash…

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Dalema ( lentil and vegetable curry)

Dalema or Dalma is one of the authentic dishes prepared in Odisha. Its one of the staple dishes prepared in every Oriya home. Dalema is super healthy rich in  proteins as its loaded with dals(lentils) and variety of vegetables.Pair this curry with steamed rice, vegetable stir fry and tomato chutney or mango chutney. Ingredients: For the curry 1/2 cup toor…

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rice recipes

Masoor Pulao

Easy wholesome one pot meal , sure to be loved by all those who love pulaos, biryanis in any form.Variations can be made by adding veggies but i kept it simple by just using saboot masoor and potatoes. This yummy dish can be enjoyed with chilled cucumber raita or just as it is.