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20 October, 2017

Mushroom and Fried Banana Sticks in a Kokum Sauce

Mushroom and Fried Banana Sticks in a Kokum Sauce
Comments : 1 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Brunch, Deep Frying, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Meal, Protein Rich Food, Quick Meals, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetable Sides on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Mushroom and Fried Raw/Green Banana sticks in a kokum sauce was the general idea around which this dish is developed. Traditional Goan Food is a facebook page of which I am a member. There is a challenge currently #TGF100K Mystery Box Challenge!  where you have to make a dish with mushrooms, bananas, kokum or tamarind, green
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4 October, 2017

Pomegranate, Carrot and Sprouts Salad

Pomegranate, Carrot and Sprouts Salad
Comments : 14 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Salad, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Pomegranate, carrot and sprouts salad is delicious as it is colourful. It so happened that my father happened to read about pomegranates and their health benefits and came home with so many of them that even peeling 2-3 at a time they were still there. Everyone was tired of eating them too so I made
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7 September, 2017

Medu Vada Sambhar

Medu Vada Sambhar
Comments : 19 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Deep Frying, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, South Indian Cuisine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Vada Sambhar the name itself invokes in my mind’s eye a beautiful doughnut-shaped fried lentil dunked in sambhar. The crisp wada or vada absorbs the savoury tastes of the sambhar and you can scoop it into your waiting mouth. One of my friends has said that it is the Dunkin’ Donuts of this world. Apt
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5 September, 2017

Moong Dal,Urid Dal Paddu

Moong Dal,Urid Dal Paddu
Comments : 18 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Fermented, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Protein Rich Food, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Snack, South Indian Cuisine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Moong Dal, Urid Dal Paddu is a yummy protein rich breakfast the South Indian way.  Paddu is also known as  Kuzhi Paniyaram and  Gunta Ponganalu. Paddu is the word used in Kannada, Paniyaram in Tamil and Gunta Ponganalu in Telugu. The other names are appe, guliappa, gulittu, gundponglu, ponganalu. Black lentil and rice batter is steamed
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4 September, 2017

Protein Rich Sprouts Dhokla

Protein Rich Sprouts Dhokla
Comments : 15 Posted in : Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Fermented, Gujarati Cuisine, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Protein Rich Food, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Starter, Steamed on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Sprouts dhokla! Sounds interesting and fits in today theme of Protein-rich diet and also connects me to my last theme Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Food in Old Age!   A dhokla made from sprouts I have used the moong bean sprouts and palak or spinach to make this delicious breakfast or snack. Armed with the recipe from
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2 September, 2017

Red Lentil Salad

Red Lentil Salad
Comments : 18 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Kid Friendly, legumes, Lowfat, Protein Rich Food, Salad, Salad, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Red lentils salad is something that I have tried just twice and I am hooked. Tasty and yet simple to make, use ingredients in your pantry and get a protein packed a healthy vegetarian salad. Eat lentils as, lentils help in lowering cholesterol and hence you will end up with a healthier heart. Since lentils have
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1 September, 2017

Fresh Green Pea Soup

Fresh Green Pea Soup
Comments : 17 Posted in : Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Kid Friendly, Protein Rich Food, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Fresh Green Pea Soup is delicious and since fresh peas are seasonal I will like to make this soup whenever we have a batch of fresh green peas. The soup is different and creamy but gets done fast. A great easy way to get protein rich diet. My first introduction to peas in liquid form
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4 July, 2017

Sabudana Vada Recipe|How to make Sabudana Vada|Fasting Foods

Sabudana Vada Recipe|How to make Sabudana Vada|Fasting Foods
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Deep Frying, Fasting Foods, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Sabudana on by : ArchanaPotdar
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 Sabudana vada is a deep fried snack from Maharashtra and is ideal for today’s  Ashadhi Ekadashi or Ashadhi a fasting food. Traditionally Sabudana vada  is served with spicy green chutney and chaha or tea. To enjoy its flavours eat it hot. Sabudana vada or Sago vada are crunchy yet filling and nutritious. The vada just melts in your mouth.
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28 June, 2017

Mango Lemonade #CookoutWeek

Mango Lemonade #CookoutWeek
Comments : 4 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Drinks, Mocktails, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Mango Lemonade this was my brilliant idea and I made it! It was only after I had my drink I checked Google. I cannot get over my surprise there are 7,42,000 results. So my balloon is quite deflated that I am not the first person to think of this lemonade. Mangoes, like I have been saying,
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