Kadamba Saadham / Kadamba Sadam – This no onion no garlic South Indian Delicacy is a perfect medley of vegetables, rice, lentil, spices and curry leaves. Yes, curry leaf is a significant ingredient, and that’s what differentiates this rice from its cousins like Bisibelebhaat and Sambar Saadam. Hop on to read how to make this delectable Kadamba Sambar Saadam in the pressure cooker with step by step photos.
Lemon sevai – vegan and gluten-free lemon flavored rice vermicelli recipe with instant store-bought sevai mix, and that’s what I am going to share today. This recipe is perfect for those days when the time is pressing or when you want a light yet delicious meal. You can prepare this sevai for any meal, be it breakfast, lunch, evening tiffin or dinner even. Now let’s learn how to make this elumichai sevai or lemon vermicelli with step by step pictures and some tips to get perfect sevai.
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.
Thavala Vadai – A festive special fried food prepared with mixed lentils, rice and with coconut but without any onion or garlic. Honestly, we don’t need any occasion to make this recipe. Crispy on the outside and soft inside, this vadai an anytime perfect recipe. Today I am happy to share my mom’s Thavala vadai recipe. Read further to check the detailed recipe with stepwise pictures. Jump to Recipe
The next recipe in this series is the Dal Dhokli, precisely the Rajasthani version of Dal Dhokli without any onion and garlic. So what’s dal dhokli? Humara Apna wheat pasta in lentil sauce. ;-) ;-) Isn’t our Indian version of wheat pasta in yellow sauce aka lentil curry. :-) Here comes my Pappardelle shaped dhokli simmered in a simple dal curry.
Rajma Gogji / Razma Shalgam – a special winter recipe from the land of Kashmir prepared with Kashmiri red kidney beans and turnip. This vibrant and delicious gravy with the flavors of Kashmiri masala, pairs well with rice. Check out how to make this simple no onion no garlic, vegan curry in the Instant Pot and Pressure Cooker.
Chickpeas aka garbanzo beans aka channa aka kondakadalai aka known as Egyptian pea is one of the favorite legumes that is used nearly all the world cuisines. It’s a versatile legume, and it can be added in any stew or curry or salad or spread/hummus. Today I am going to break the vegan rule and share a yummy and creamy yogurt based recipe with chick peas. It is the Channa Madra – A Himachali / Pahari Cuisine special – a no onion no garlic recipe prepared with Chickpeas simmered in creamy & thick yogurt gravy. Check out the detailed recipe and a short video recipe of the same.
After three back to back lentil recipes, today I am going to share a delicious and a lip-smacking bean based curry, a perfect rice accompaniment from the state of Karnataka. It’s the Avarekalu Huli Saaru, a winter special, mild coconut based gravy prepared with field beans/hyacinth beans. Here is my no onion – no garlic version of the Averakalu huli saaru that I made in instant pot. ( I promise, the recipe that I am going to post tomorrow is not a no onion no garlic recipe.)
After green gram dal masiyal from TN and sobji dal from Bengal, the third instant pot recipe that I am going to post is from the land of Gujarat – The Trevti Dal. Trevti means three and as the name suggests we prepare this dal with toor dal, channa dal, and moong dal. Like sobji dal, this is also a no onion-no garlic, vegan and a gluten-free dal recipe. Check out the quick video recipe and the detailed written recipe below.
The second recipe that I am going to share as a part of this mega marathon under the theme “protein rich dishes” is the flavorful mixed vegetable dal that is prepared with roasted moong dal. This Sobji dal is a popular recipe from the Bengali Cuisine, and it is known as Sobji Diye Bhaja Muger Dal, meaning roasted moong dal with veggies. This dal is a no onion-no garlic, vegan and gluten-free recipe as well. Here are the instant pot and pressure cooker method of preparing the same.