'Annapurna'- our goddess of food is named after grains. Eat healthy with our whole grain recipes using ragi, jowar, bajra and wheat.
Bright green spinach and golden apricots add rich colour and flavour to this easy grain, nuts and vegetable dish. Serve it instead of rice, with dishes that have plenty of sauce.
This is a great idli recipe to have on hand for last-minute guests. Serve these idlis hot with ghee on top and chutney or Milagai powder on the side.
Everybody I know loves this recipe! It makes two loaves so you can freeze one!
This is a traditional sweet, popular all over India. Often cooked as pooja prasad, this recipe is made using 1 1/4 of any measure (instead of one). It is believed that using the extra measure will usher in prosperity and happiness.
This is one my mom used to make when we were kids. It was always the biggest hit every year. Use your imagination and a variety of sweets to make doors, windows, pathways and a garden. Note, this gingerbread house takes 2 to 3 days to complete.
We've made this recipe for over 40 years and I promise it won't disappoint!
A great way to get your kids a tasty, healthy snack. Fruit, whole wheat bread, nut butter, this dish covers it all!
This is a yummy dal. For variation, add coconut milk towards the end of cooking. Freezes well.
This moist, healthy bread makes a high-energy breakfast or tea time snack.
Here is a quick and easy ‘shortcut dosa’. You don’t need to soak or grind the dal but it still makes delicious plain dosa.
Also called ‘sago vada’, this tasty snack is from Maharashtra. Like all vadas, these are best eaten fresh. Serve with hot chai and your guests will be delighted.
This is a relatively easy paratha to make and tastes good with curd.
These are my hubby's favourite parathas and I got this recipe from my ma-in-law. If I can make it anybody can!
There is nothing like a hot Mooli paratha on a cold winter day! It is a treat that is relished by all!
The inspiration for this whole wheat halwa is the Sikh classic ‘karha prashad’. This low fat dish contains cardamom, raisins, and nuts. My kids love it on a cold day as an after school snack. Also served at ashtmi, towards the end of navaratri.
This is a crunchy snack made of rice flour.
Dry Crunchy snack made of rice flour
Steamed rice balls, usually served for breakfast and eaten with sugar.
Crunchy dosa made with rice and variety of lentils.
This is a quick and easy recipe to make if you are in a rush for dinner!