Green Gram Sprouts Sundal – 1

Sprouts are considered a wonder-food because of their high nutritional value. They are known as molagal in Telugu which are germinated seeds of legumes.

Nooka Idlis

Nooka idlis as the name suggests is an idli made with rice nooka. It is not only simple but very tasty. The coarse texture gives a different taste from the usual idlis that is made with smooth paste. You can make this with homemade biyyam nooka or store bought rice rava or cream of rice….

Vada Pappu

Vada Pappu aka Kosambari is a salad that is made with moong dal and veggies and offered as Naivedyam to Lord Ram on Sri Rama Navami. There are several ways of preparing this and this recipe is what is followed in our home. Vada Pappu can also be made and had on any other day it…

Spring Onion Pulusu

Spring Onion Pulusu is a lentil dish prepared with toor dal and spring onion. This is a very easy and tastiest pulusu for the lunch.

Beerakai Paala Pulusu

Beerakai Paala Pulusu as the name suggests is an easy, tasty pulusu that is made with beerakai / peerkangaai / ridge gourd and milk i.e. ‘Paal’ in Telugu.

Neer Majiga

Neer Majiga in Telugu means neer mor in Tamil and buttermilk in English. It is a healthy beverage that is usually prepared with diluted curd that is mostly sour. Adding few ingredients makes it more flavourful and also very healthy. Neer Majiga is one of the items that are prepared for Sri Rama Navami, birthday…

Ash Gourd Pindikooram

Ash Gourd Pindikooram is a tasty moong dal that is prepared with Ash Gourd. It is called as boodidha gummidikaaya in Telugu and vella poosani in Tamil.

Raw Mango Rice 2

Raw Mango Rice is one of the best lunch box recipes or comes handy when you want something to be packed while you travel.

Cauliflower Sambar

Cauliflower Sambar is a lentil dish prepared with cauliflower and toor dal. Sambar is one of the important dishes for lunch in South India.

Kothavarangai Thovarankoora

Kothavarangai Thovarankoora or Kothavarangai Paruppu Usili reaps the benefit of both Kothavarangai (cluster beans) and the benefits of dal.