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Oats Quinoa Idli | Healthy Idli | Oats Idli

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Oats is a healthy way to kick-start one’s day and I try to include it in our diet in many ways. And this is one more recipe to add oats to your diet with numerous beneficial grain Quinoa. A healthy steamed oats-quinoa idli is very nutritious and gives you the energy which is needed to kick-start your day. Oats idli can be an ideal healthy breakfast option. So, learn how to make instant super spongy and delicious oats-quinoa idli at home.


Vegetable Patties | Baked Vegetable Patties | Healthy Patties

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These healthy patties made from flours, spices, and vegetables, with a soft interior and a crispy coating. Long squash and cucumber make these patties soft from inside and chickpea flour, rice flour, and jowar flour give crispness to outsides. In addition, these are baked not fried. So, make these simple, tasty and healthy snack and enjoy with tea/coffee.


Falafel | Felafel Recipe | Chickpea Falafel

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Falafel is crispy deep fried ball has tender interiors with a good internal balance of chickpea, parsley, and spice. Falafel is a traditional Middle Eastern food, commonly served in a pita bread, or wrapped in a flatbread known as lafa. Falafel balls may also be eaten alone as a snack or served as part of appetizers.


Moong Puda | Moong Chilla | Whole Moong and Rice Puda

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Puda may be sweet or savory, deep-fried or tava-cooked. Here is a mildly-spiced version of puda made of moong beans, rice, onions, peanuts and other Indian spices and cooked on a tava with minimal oil. The use of the whole moong offers culinary and nutritious benefits. This is a wholesome and filling snack option.


INGREDIENTS: for 12-15 pudas
Whole moong  .......................... 1 Cup Parboiled rice  .......................... 1 Cup Green chili ......................................  3 Ginger .....................................  1 inch Onion cubes ..........................  ½ Cup Whole red chili ………...…..….……. 2 Curry leaves ……………............. 7- 8 Chopped coriander leaves ..... ¼ Cup Salt ................................. As per taste Roasted blanched peanut ...... ¼ Cup Roasted Cumin seeds…........ ½ Tbsp Black pepper …………...........  ½  tsp. Sesame seeds ………...…..... 2 Tbsp Oil .................................... As needed


Falafel Pita Sandwich | Falafel Sandwich

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Falafel pita sandwich is a traditional and very popular Middle Eastern street food. Pita bread stuffed with crisp falafel, hummus, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, lettuce, and tahini sauce. It is the ultimate lunch or light dinner.


Aloo Paratha | Stuffed Potato Paratha

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Aloo paratha is the delicacy of North India but over the years has become very popular in all over India. Instead of preparing the plain roti it is preferable to prepare stuffed parathas since you get a vegetable intake as well. So try this yummy recipe of aloo paratha.


Onion Rava Dosa | Rava Dosa | Quick Dosa Recipe

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Onion Rava Dosa is a very popular South Indian breakfast which is very easy to prepare. It is an instant recipe and needs no prior planning. It is very tasty, crispy and instant but you need a little skill to prepare this dosa.


Suki Bhaji | Seasoned Boiled Potatoes | Fasting Potato Dish

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Suki bhaji is a seasoned potatoes dish made specifically for fasting. In this recipe, boiled potatoes are mixed with green chilies and spices. It is a very popular Gujarati dish which tastes great with plain Moriya khichdi and peanut kadhi.


Rava Uttapam | Quick Uttapam Recipe | Vegetable Uttapam

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Rava Uttapam is a colorful and delicious South Indian dish. It is easy and quick to make and good for any time meal. Mostly eaten with sambhar and coconut chutney.


Dal Baati | Famous Rajasthani Dish - Dal Baati

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Dal baati is simple, nutritious and wholesome Rajasthani meal. Dal is made with a number of different types of lentils which are cooked along with the assorted Indian spices. Baatis are traditionally roasted in an open coal fire but you can also cook them in your oven. They are always served dipped in ghee accompanied with dal and churma.


Chhole Masala | Chana Masala

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Chhole masala is a popular North Indian dish made with chickpeas and authentic Indian spices. In the restaurant, it served with bhatura or puri but you can eat the chhole masala as a curry over rice or with any Indian bread.  So try this easy recipe of chhole masala.


Cucumber Patties | Multigrain Cucumber Patties

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Cucumber patties are a very healthy dish as it made from cucumber, jowar flour, corn flour, gram flour, and spices. These patties shallow fry with very less oil and taste delicious. It is very easy to make and kids will definitely like it.

Cabbage Sandwich | Peas,Cucumber and Cabbage Sandwich

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Usually, sandwiches are not associated with Indian cuisine, yet they are not only popular but also plentiful! With the variation of fillings, they leave you satisfied both in the taste and nutrition departments! Try this cabbage sandwich...It's different and healthy.


Farali Tikki | Moriya-Potato Patties | Fasting Patties

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Farali tikki is made with moriyo, potato, and spices. It is eaten mostly during fasting. It is shallow fried using very little oil. Fafali tikki taste great when you eat with tea or coffee.


Kanda Poha | Poha | Onion Masala Poha

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Kanda poha is very popular breakfast or light snacks dish. Plenty of onions with peanuts makes this very tasty. It is very quick to make and goes very well with Indian tea.


Upma | Suji Upma | Rava Upma

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Upma is a common South Indian breakfast dish. The word 'Uppu' in Tamil means Salt and the word 'Mavu' in Tamil means flour and hence the dish is called Upma in Tamil. Upma is usually made with suji(Rava). There are many ways upma is prepared, and this recipe is one of them.


Palak Puda | Spinach Chilla | Besan Puda With Spinach

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Palak(Spinach) Puda is similar to besan puda, is made from besan, yogurt, chopped palak and spices. It is a quick recipe and use of palak make the dish healthy and delicious. You can serve palak puda for breakfast or dinner.



Dhokla | Gujarati Dhokla

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Dhokla is a originates from the state of Gujarat. It is made with a fermented batter derived from rice and chickpea splits. Dhokla can be eaten for breakfast, as the main course, as a side dish or as a snack. You could also enjoy it with coriander-mint chutney.


Masala Idli | Onion-Tomato Idli

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Masala idli is an instant recipe that you can use your leftover Idlis. In this recipe, idli pieces mix with onion tomato gravy. Masala idli serves as snack or breakfast.


Palak Masala Idli | Spinach Masala Idli

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Palak(spinach) masala idli is a delightful and healthy side dish for lunch or dinner. As everyone knows palak(spinach) is a healthy leafy vegetable, so here is the recipe of palak masala idli which is quite delicious and flavorful. It is made mixing palak puree into masala gravy and then adds idli pieces into palak masala gravy.