Hello everyone! How are you doing in your respective countries/ cities? Who would have thought that world will turn upside down for most of us with this corona virus. It was only in Feb that I was out holidaying in Mexico and though covid scare was brewing up, but was less known outside china and now all of us are fighting with it. I am hoping that you all are following the instructions of your respective government, which likely is staying at home as much as possible.
As some of you are aware, I am mum of two kids. One being close to 8 years and other going to be 2 soon. 8 year old goes to school and I have been teaching her how to manage her activities on her own. This includes waking up in time, taking shower, getting ready for school, and many more of these activities so that she is independent. Of course, I am there to help her at any step she needs it. One of the challenge that I face with her is to wake her up, she will always ask to have few more minutes to sleep, this also means I need to be awake to wake her up.
Pulao or Pulav or Pilav, is a rice based dish made usually with Basmati rice mixing with aromatic spices and herbs. There are numerous variants of pulao, such as tava pulao, matar pulao, veg pulao, etc. The one am sharing recipe here is Navratan Pulao, this has generous usage of dry fruits and vegetables.Continue reading “Navratan Pulao Recipe”
Raise hands if you are one who loves lentils? I have grew up in a household where lentil was inherent part of meal, everyday, regardless of anything else being in the meal or not. The reason there was so much emphasis of having lentils (also called dal or dhal) in meal was mainly because its rich in protein, vitamin and other minerals as well as low calories. Most importantly lentils are not so costly source of vitamins and protein.Continue reading “Tempered Red Lentils”
Lots of people suffer from various intolerances, and gluten intolerance is increasingly been identified with lot many people. Hence, I get asked about gluten free recipes. There are numerous such recipes available. The one here is something which can be made without much fuss and can be paired with various currys or side dishes. This one is Amaranth Paratha, also referred as Rajgira or Chaulai Paratha.Continue reading “Amaranth Flour Bread | Rajgira parantha”
One of the challenge one faces whilst cooking is not only making the dish but also decide what shall go with the dish, e.g. when making a dal, shall you made rice or chappatti or if making a curry what should you combine with?! This made me decide to write this combination which is somewhat new and somewhat unique. Best part is that it’s gluten free too.Continue reading “Amarantha Paratha with Tadka Dal and Navratan Pulao”