Garbanzo Beans Pulav – Delicious, protein-rich and a healthy lunch box pulav recipe with garbanzo beans and chole masala. This one-pot vegan recipe is also popularly known as chana pulao, channa biryani, channa pilaf, chole pulav, chole biryani. Check out how to prepare this fragrant garbanzo beans pulav in instant pot and pressure cooker with stey by step photos.
Fried Rice, precisely vegetable fried rice – this famous Indo-Chinese dish is an appetizing medley of cooked rice and vegetables stir-fried together in a simple sauce. You need pretty basic ingredients to prepare this mild veggie fried rice and here is how I made it. A perfect lunch box recipe and pair it with paneer Manchurian for an ideal combo.
Today I am going share an easy, no fuss, and cold Mediterranean style sandwich with grilled eggplant, zucchini, pesto and of course mozzarella. It’s a great make-ahead sandwich. All you need to do is prepare it, wrap it tightly with plastic wrap or brown paper and store it. A delicious grab and go lunch perfect for your preteens, teens and of course adults too.
Dill Dal Kichadi – A healthy and a quick one pot meal with different lentils and rice with the flavors of dill leaves made in instant pot. This kichadi is not only perfect for the lunch box, but it is a comforting meal any time. Here comes the recipe for the dill dal kichadi. I have shared both instant pot and pressure cooker version.
Can you make pesto without basil and pine nuts? Oh yeah, why not? We can make it even without parmesan cheese. Here comes my cilantro pesto with almonds and a simple cilantro pesto pasta recipe prepared with the pesto for the lunch box. Don’t forget to check the notes section for the packing suggestion as well as how to prevent pesto from tasting bitter.
A flavorful rice recipe with exotic Indian spices and vegetables cooked in coconut milk. Here comes my second kid-friendly lunch box special – Brinji rice or to precisely say Instant pot vegetable brinji rice. Hop on to read what exactly is Brinji rice and how to make it?
Here is my kid-friendly and lunch box special version of the favorite street food prepared with potatoes – Aloo Frankie. Wheat rotis stuffed with yummy potato patties. I am kickstarting the A to Z lunch box series with this Aloo Frankie. Check out the detailed recipe below.
April is here, and spring is already spreading its charm and splendor. Hope you all are enjoying the spring, and I am so happy to announce about the 118th edition of the event “My Legume Love Affair – MLLA.” Yes, I am hosting this month and scroll below to learn more about the event and how to participate.
A protein-rich rice accompaniment prepared with sprouted green gram and kohlrabi with the fresh ground coconut masala. Wondering what it is? It is the Konkani special Muga Mole Randayi or Sprouted Mung Dal Curry. If you are looking for sambar alternatives and that too, a kid-approved one, and a no onion no garlic one, then look no further. Check the detailed recipe below, and I am sure you will be adding this to your recipe repertoire.
Here is festive thali spread with Bevu Bella that I prepared recently for the Ugadi Festival. This is precisely how we make back home, and I have replicated pretty much all the recipes here. No wonder it is close to my heart. Check out the detailed Kannada style Ugadi Thali Spread in today’s post.