Traditional Indian Recipes

ONION RAITA – HOW TO PREPARE C00L ONION RAITA RECIPE

Raita is a side dish prepared with dahi (yogurt/curd) together with raw or cooked vegetables. Raita is served as a side dish to be eaten with main course dishes like spicy curries, , pulao, non-veg biryani and non-vegetarian dishes. Raita has a cooling effect to contrast with spicy curries, ... read more

BESAN MURUKU – MURUKU RECIPE- FESTIVAL RECIPE

Muruku is a tasty, spicy and crispy snack which is loved by all throughout the year. Muruku is prepared during almost all the festivals in India. There are many versions of murukus. In my previous posts I have shared about how to prepare Ribbon muruku, Sago murukulu and Putunal ... read more

RAVA UPMA – HEALTHY DRY FRUITS RAVA UPMA

Rava upma is a traditional South Indian recipe, served as breakfast or evening snack with a hot cup of tea or coconut chutney, tomato chutney, pickle or sugar. There are various methods of preparing rava upma.  We can use vegetables or dry fruits for preparing rava upma. Today, I ... read more

MAKARA SANKRANTHI RECIPES

Makara Sankranthi is one of the auspicious Hindus festival celebrated in almost every part of India. It is a harvest festival celebrated differently in many cultural forms. Makara Sankranthi is celebrated to mark the transition of Sun into the zodiac sign Capricorn of Makara rashi on its celestial path. ... read more

CHRISTMAS RECIPES – (INDIAN STYLE)

Christmas is celebrated all around the world with great joy and enthusiasm. Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. It is considered that Jesus (the Son of God) was sent to people of earth to save their lives and protect them from their sins and sadness. ... read more

INSTANT BREAD VADA – CRUNCHY BREAD VADA

Instant Bread Vada is a tasty and crunchy tea time snack. It is one of the favorite snacks for kids. It is easy and simple to prepare this Instant Bread Vada. Let’s go thru the ingredients and process of preparing Instant Bread Vada. Ingredients: Bread         ... read more

HEALTHY BHEL PURI CHAAT – CHILDREN`S DAY SPECIAL RECIPE

Bhel Puri is a simple instant chaat that is tasty, spicy, sour and easy to prepare using puffed rice, fresh vegetables and chutney. There are various variations one can use for preparing Bhel Puri Chaat. Today I am posting Bhel Puri Chaat which is one of the favorite chaat ... read more

DIWALI RECIPES – DEEPAWALI RECIPES

  Diwali or Deepawali is the “festival of lights”.  Deep means “light” and avail means “a row of lights”. There are various legends pointing to the origin of Diwali. Some believe it to be the celebrations of the marriage of Goddess Lakshmi with Lord Vishnu. Diwali also commemorates the ... read more

PARIPPU VADA – CHANNA DAL VADA – LENTIL FRITTERS

Parippu Vada is a traditional snack of Kerala which is served as morning or evening snack with a hot cup of tea. It is one of the famous snacks served in tea-stalls in Kerala. It is enjoyed by all for its yummy, crunchy and spicy taste especially during the ... read more

SARASWATHI PUJA/AYUDHA PUJA IN KERALA

In Kerala Saraswathi Puja is performed in temples, schools, other educational institutions, dance schools, music schools and houses. On this day puja is performed to Goddess Saraswathi, the Goddess of knowledge, music and fine arts. Children books, pencil, pen, music instruments and dance materials every instruments used for learning ... read more

GARELU – MEDU VADA

Garelu is one of the main prasadam which is prepared during festivals like Ugadi, Sankranti, Ganesh Chaturthi, Dugra Puja, Diwali etc in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana State. It is also prepared as snacks for breakfast, tea time or even for lunch and dinner. It is also one of the ... read more