Keto Broccoli cutlet is a healthy meal in itself. One of the most common woes of a Keto/ Paleo lifestyle is the lack in variety. Happily, many regular recipes just need a bit of tweaking to “ketofy” them. It’s just a matter of innovation and patience & viola a keto-fied […]
Fruits and Vegetables
Fruits and Vegetable Recipes have always been available in the Indian subcontinent in abundance. Therefore, you could find different veggies and fruits being used in all varieties of cuisines and recipes of India.
Vegetable salad, fruit salad, vegetable fries, caramelized fruits, vegetable pickles, fruit juices, and many other recipes mainly consist of either fruits or vegetables or both. You could also see some fruits like pineapple, jackfruit, etc. being used in curries and vegetable side recipes as well especially in the South Indian recipes.
Some people think that fruits and vegetables lose their nutrition after cooking. Though true in many cases, the Indian cuisines have been using fruits and vegetables to make papads, fries and many other dishes where they are completely cooked or fried.
The traditional Indian cooking methods used special techniques used special utensils made of mud to maintain the nutritional content of these recipes even after cooking. Blending of fruits and vegetables with spices, curds, and other ingredients is a common phenomenon in India.
Here, people love to eat pickles made from unripe mangoes so much that many varieties of mangoes are specially grown for pickle making purposes. Pulav and biryani made from veggies, fruits, and nuts have also become popular these days and people prefer to have them because of their nutritional value as well.
Fruits and vegetables are a rich source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, proteins and other nutrients which are essential for the overall well-being of our body. Vegetable wraps and side dishes are also popular in Indian food culture because they are both delicious and full of nutrients.
Each cuisine has a different method to cook these veggies and fruits. Some recipes need you to cook, boil or steam the veggies whereas in some recipes you might need to roast or deep fry them. All these variations only enhance the taste quotient of the Indian recipes and provide a sumptuous treat for parties and festivals.
Spinach and Paneer Crepes or Pancakes is a light, fluffy and wholesome meal that contains all the right nourishment needed to keep you going. Usually pancakes or crepes are considered a morning meal, but this version of our crepe is so versatile that you can make it a meal anytime […]
Ever since Rava Idli was invented, it has been an all time favourite and a go-to recipe for instant idlis. The simple Rava Idli can be disguised in many forms. One of them is our recipe of the day, Keerai Rava Idli. This is a 30-minute recipe that can be […]
Ezhukari Kootu or Thiruvadirai kootu is prepared in Tamil Nadu during the auspicious celebration of Thirvathirai, a festival celebrated in praise of Lord Shiva for creating this universe approximately 130 trillion years ago. This kootu is traditionally served with Thiruvathirai/ Thiruvadirai Kazhi (kali) – a sweet dish made from rice, […]
Kullakar Rice Salad is a dish made from a native grain. Kullakar rice or Red Rice is an ancient grain and an indigenous rice variety native to our country, India. This Red Rice variety is naturally pest resistant, has a short growing period and hence contains less pollutants and can […]
Chena Mezhkkupuratti is a popular Kerala style stir fry recipe of Elephant Yam. Elephant Yam goes by many names like Chena in Kerala, Senai Kezhungu or Senai in Tamil Nadu and Suran across other parts of the country. This not-so-fashionable, wildly grown tuber, has not yet gained the popularity in the […]
Varagu Arisi-Pineapple Mix (Kodo Millet-Pineapple Mix) recipe is a delicious sweet recipe with hints of pineapple taste. Millets are a powerhouse of nutrition. Rice in fibre, protein and minerals, they retain a lot of nutrition unlike regular polished rice that is stripped of all important elements. It is a great […]
Carrot and Pineapple Muffins make a good snack any time of the day and is perfect for parties. A delicious combination of carrot and pineapples, these muffins are easy to make. Ingredients: Fine Sugar – 2 1/4 tblsp Carrot – 1/3 cup, finely grated Egg – 1 Canned Pineapple – […]
Watermelon Mocktail is a delicious mocktail drink made with watermelon, grapes, pomegranate seeds, honey and dates syrup. A refreshing and delicious drink, it is a yummy drink for any time. Ingredients: Watermelon – 250 gms Ginger – 1/2 inch piece Black grapes – 150 gms Pomegranate Seeds – 1 cup […]