Traditional Vegetarian Recipes, Kid-friendly Recipes & Instant Pot Recipes from Indian and International Cuisines

Month: December 2017

Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Christmas is less than a week away. If you haven’t already started baking your homemade Christmas treats, you need to do it now. Today I am sharing with you Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread cookies recipe. These shortbread cookies are easy to make and are perfect for […]

Mung Sprouts Dosa/Sprouted Mung Bean Dosa

Mung Sprouts Dosa/Sprouted Mung Bean Dosa

Mung/Moong sprouts dosa is a protein rich, healthy and nutritious south Indian crepe that can be eaten as breakfast or snack. You can make these dosas even more nutritious by adding paneer, greens and seasonal vegetables like carrots, beetroots and roll it like a wrap. […]

How to sprout beans – Instant Pot Method

How to sprout beans – Instant Pot Method

Sprouting is the process of germinating beans, seeds and nuts. Sprouting involves soaking beans for several hours. Soaking softens the skin on the beans, allowing the sprout to grow. The soaked beans are rinsed and placed¬† in a dark, warm place(away from the sun light) […]

Cranberry Ginger Chutney/Cranberry Ginger Thokku/Cranberry Allam Thokku – Instant Pot Method

Cranberry Ginger Chutney/Cranberry Ginger Thokku/Cranberry Allam Thokku – Instant Pot Method

Fall is cranberry harvesting season. This is the time of the year we can find bags of fresh cranberry in the grocery store aisles. Fresh cranberries have a sour-tart flavor. They work as an excellent substitute for raw mangoes, tomatoes and tamarind in many Indian […]

Rajgira Chikki/Amaranth Brittle

Rajgira Chikki/Amaranth Brittle

Chikki is a traditional Indian sweet.¬† Rajgira/Amaranth¬† is the seed of the Amaranth plant. Rajgira Chikki is a sweet bar made with popped Rajgira/Amaranth seeds and Jaggery. Though, the label on the bag of Amaranth says that it is a grain, it isn’t a grain […]