Stuffed bitter gourd fry / Kakarakaya stuffed fry

Ingredients: Bitter gourd/Kakarakaya medium size 4,5  Channa flour /Besan 1/2 cup Chili Powder 1/2 tsp Salt Cumin seeds/Jeera 1/4 tsp Oil 1/4 cup or less ( for mixing channa flour) Process: Scrape the skin of bitter gourd, cut the edges and wash it. Make a slit lengthwise and remove the seeds. In a plate take channa flour /besan add…

Healthy Veggie Eggplant Pizza / Brinjal Pizza

Ingredients: Big eggplant/brinjal 1 salt Mozzarella cheese 1 1/2 cup (as per taste) Pizza Sauce: OR use your own pizza sauce Ketchup 1 tbsp Spicy sauce 1 tbsp Italian herbs 1/2 tsp Oregano 1/4 tsp Salt Crushed Black pepper Red chili powder (optional) Veggies: Colored peppers 1 cup Onions  1/2 cup Tomato 1/2 cup Banana…

Baked Veggies

Ingredients: Veggies: Potato 1 Sweet potato 2 Colored bell peppers green orange red yellow Colored carrots brown White Orange Onions – diced Zucchini Asparagus Beans Brussel sprouts Olive 4 tbsp Italian seasoning -pinch Oregano pinch Salt Black pepper -crushed Process: In a big wide vessel, add oil,  Italian seasoning, Oregano, Salt and Black pepper. Add veggies. Combine…

Easy Roasted Okra chips

Ingredients: Okra / Bhindi 1 lb Olive oil 1 tsp Salt Black pepper 1/4tsp Method: Preheat the oven @420 F for 10 mins. Cut the stem and small cut in the middle of the okra (this step is optional).. Add olive oil.. immediately add salt and balck pepper.. Combine well.. Spread the  okra on baking sheet…..

Veggie Soup with Black-Eye beans

Ingredients: Butter 1 tsp Oil 1 tsp Turmeric 1/4 tsp Red  chili Powder 1/4 tsp Salt Veggies Onion 1 /2 cup Garlic 2 cloves chopped Carrots 1 cup Green beans 1 cup Potato 1 cup Cabbage 1 cup Green peas 1/2 cup Sweet Corn 1/2 cup Cooked Black-eye beans 1/2 cup Cilantro few leaves Method:…

Capsicum fry

Ingredients: Capsicum 4 medium size For Powder: Channa dal 1 tbsp Urid dal 1 tbsp Peanuts 1 tbsp Mustrad seeds 1 tsp Cumin seeds/ Jeera 1 tsp Dry red chilies 3, 4 Curry leaves Salt Turmeric 1/2 tsp Method: Heat the oil in a pan, add capsicum pieces.. Let fry for 10-15 mins. Dry roast…

Roasted Beans Chips

Ingredients: Beans 1/2 lb Salt Black pepper Oil 1 tsp Method: Preheated oven @420 for 10 mins Clean the beans and keep on dry cloth. Cut the stem.. In a wide pan, keep the beans, add salt, black pepper and oil and combine well.. Place beans on a baking tray.. Keep in the pr-heated oven…

Bottle gourd/Aanapakaya Pulusu

Ingredients: Bottle gourd/ Aanapakaya 1 medium size Tamarind pulp 1 cup Green chilies 5, 6 (not using chili powder, only green chilies) Jaggery / sugar  1 tbsp (as per taste) Salt  For Tadka: Oil Mustard seeds /Aavallu 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds /Jeera     1/4 tsp Turmeric/ haldi  1/4 tsp Curry leaves few Dry red chilies 2,…

Veg Handi

Ingredients: Veggies Carrot 1 medium Gobi / Cauliflower 1/2 cup Capsicum / green bell pepper 1/2 cup Potato 1 medium size Green peas 1/4 cup Beans few For Gravy: Onion 1 medium size Tomato 1 large or 2 medium size Cashew nuts 7-8 Oil 1 1/2 tsp Whole Garam masala Cloves 3,4 Cinnamon stick 1 inch…

Minestrone Soup

Ingredients: Veggies Oil 2 Tsp Crushed Garlic 3 pods Onion  1/2 medium size Carrots 1 medium Beans 4 Potato (Optional) Zucchini 1 medium Tomato puree (blended 1 tomato) Boiled Rajma (Red kidney beans) 1 cup (in a 1 cup, 1/2 cup Red kidney puree) Boiled few Pasta shells Water / Vegetable stock 3 cups Dry…

Oven Grilled / Tandoori/ Veggies

Ingredients: Veggies: Color peppers Broccoli Onions Tomato For Marinade: Plain Yogurt 1/2 cup Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Chili powder 1/4 tsp Cumin Powder 1/4 tsp Coriander Powder 1/2 tsp Garam Masala 1/4 tsp Kasoori methi leaves few Salt   Procedure:   For Thick yogurt :  Pour the yogurt in the strainer. Let it keep for a…