Tomato Upma

Tomato Upma is my all-time favourite breakfast. It is an almost oil-free recipe and hence is high up on my list of healthy breakfast recipes. It is a South-Indian breakfast option which my mum learnt from one of our neighbours from Tamil Nadu and she shared this recipe with us. Since my mum and I…

Chickpea Flour – Oats Crepes (Besan-Oats Cheela)

I was testing recipes and decided to add oats to the regular Chickpea Crepes (Cheela) and see how did it taste. And this was one of those very simple and successful experiments. I love how Oats are so versatile and can be used in Savory and Sweet dishes alike with a lot of ease. Oats…

Boiled Moong Daal Sprout Salad

Everybody directly thinks of sprouts as soon as your mind thinks of healthy breakfast options. But every there can be various innovative ways of eating sprouts- be it in salads, sandwiches, buddha bowls, etc. This is my Boiled Moong Daal (Green Lentil) Sprout Salad which is one of my favourites. It takes 15 minutes or…

Peas Pancakes (Matar Cheela)

I woke up on Sunday was craving waffles! I had fresh peas in my fridge and they were the last lot since it’s so hot now and I would be using frozen peas from now. Tried making waffles with the batter but the batter was slightly wobbly and I couldn’t make good-looking pancakes. And as…

Gujarati Dhokla

Can I confess that I love Dhokla? It is such a great breakfast and snack option. It’s filling and so moreish. I like to make it when I am having guests over, on a weekend or anytime it pleases me as it’s so simple and easy to make. Love the soft spongy dhokla along with…

Mango Overnight Oats

Another one of my favourite Overnight Oats Recipe with a summery twist with the addition of the beloved fruit of the season – mangoes, duh! .dd layers of mango with the crunchiness of the oats, throw in some nuts and there is a jar of pure delight! PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes SERVINGS: 2 DIFFICULTY SCALE:…

Oats Idli and Mango Chutney

Everyone’s hooked on oats, granolas, chias and parfaits in summers. Don’t get me wrong, I love them as well but then it all gets a tad boring at some point and I start craving for something savoury, tangy and yummy which is why I am always experimenting and trying new recipes out. And some of…

Sabudana/Sago Khichdi

It’s the Navratri festival right now where Hindus in Northern parts of India fast for 9 days. During these fasts, we don’t consume grains, regular salt, onions and garlic. Sabudana khichdi or sago porridge is a one of the staple fasting dishes in India. It’s made in Maharashtra for breakfast and as a snack. Since,…

Lentil-Veggie Savory Pancakes

These mix lentil savoury pancakes (or Chillas as they are called in Hindi) are a healthy, protein-packed breakfast. I have loaded them with grated zucchini, carrots, spring onions and beans to add that an extra dose of healthy minerals and vitamins and make them a whole meal. Served them with my favorite cilantro-tomato-garlic chutney, hung curd…

Bedmi Poori with Aloo Sagu

This platter is such a North meets South and is a fusion plate. I made this classics – Bedmi poori which is the staple in the streets of Agra and many other towns in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Instead of the regular Aloo bhaji (potato curry), I decided to make an Aloo Sagu…