Are you looking for an easy-peasy pasta recipe? Here comes my Orzo pasta (wheat orzo) with tomato basil pesto and olives – A delicious semi-homemade pasta recipe with minimal ingredients. There are days when we want to cook something quick and come out of the kitchen. This Orzo pasta recipe is one of your best bet and today I am sharing the recipe that we usually like. Learn how to make this rice like orzo pasta with different condiments.
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.
Yes, you read the title right. I am talking about Jalapenos in the kid’s lunchbox series. Try this insanely delicious combination of Jalapenos and cheese inside the warm and soft flour tortillas; you might never know, your kids might ask for second servings. Check out the recipe and see how I sneaked in this spicy Jalapeno peppers and made this not-so-spicy Jalapeno Cheese Quesadilla.
After posting two homemade pizzas from scratch, today I am going to share an easy peasy semi-homemade pizza (errr you can make this from scratch as well) prepared with bread. It’s the bread pizza topped with tomato-pesto sauce, vegetables and of course cheese. This bread pizza is a perfect after-school snack, or if you ask me, I would say its a ideal dinner/lunch too.
A vegan kheer with mango flavor, yes that’s what I am going to share today!!! I prepared this Sweet Vegan Mango Phirni with almond milk, flattened rice and of course sugar. But the flavor doesn’t stop there. I further enhanced it with with the flavors of mango, saffron, and pistachios. You know what, you can prepare this delectable Phirni under 30 minutes, and it is a perfect dessert and an offering/prasadam for any occasion. Here is the detailed step-wise pictorial recipe.
Mango Avocado Salsa is a crunchy, colorful and crowd-pleasing appetizer, bursting with flavors. It is a perfect starter for parties and potlucks. Instead of traditional salsa, serve the tortilla chips with this bright mango avocado salsa from the Honduras. After a month’s break, I am participating back in the monthly blogging marathons. This week’s theme is the “Latin American Cuisine.” So kicking off BM with this yummy salsa from the Honduras.
Aam ka Chunda is a famous sweet and spicy Gujarati pickle/preserve/condiment made with green mangoes. It is quite popular across the North, and it is served as a side along with roti, paratha, and theplas. Today I am going to share the instant version or the stove top version of the popular aam ka chunda, and it is a zero oil recipe. :-)
The next recipe I am going to share in the series of special summer drinks is the humble Shikanji. Shikanji is a simple Indian style lemonade/limeade. It’s a sweet and spicy drink prepared with lemon/lime. It is known by different names like Shikanjvi, shikanjbi, shikanjbeen and also Nimbu Paani which means lemon water in Hindi.
With Ugadi and Tamil year coming up I wanted to post some simple instant pot sweet recipes that can be offered as neivediyam on these auspicious days. I haven’t posted any instant pot dessert recipe after my Walnut Kheer. So here I am sharing a simple dessert prepared with rice and sugar candy or kalkandu.
The mango season has begun and if I can find fresh ones here in the US, needless to say about in India. :-) So let’s kick start this mango season with this simple single serving shrikhand recipe. This mango or aam shrikhand is popularly known as amrakhand. All you need is yogurt, mango puree, and sugar to prepare this yummylicious dessert. The other ingredients are entirely optional, and you can adjust as per your preference. Today I am going to share how to make this amrakhand with Greek yogurt.