A great collection of traditional and contemporary Indian vegetarian and vegan food recipes, with easy and simple instructions, step by step pics, along with best tips from Shuchi.
Lauki Posto (bottle gourd cooked with poppy seeds) is an absolute delight for green vegetable lovers. Lauki, also known as doodhi, squash, gourd or bottle gourd contains 90% water and considered as an easy to digest and healthy vegetable.
Bitter Gourd | Bharwan karele is a very delicious and healthy stuffed vegetable preparation from North Indian. Saunf also known as fennel is a key ingredient for the stuffing. Bharwan karele is an ideal vegetable to carry for travel
Patta gobhi is a Hindi name for cabbage. Cabbage is a good source of Vitamin K, C and dietary fibers. Cabbage is a very healthy vegetable and it taste very good even when it is eaten raw.
Quinoa grain is very popular for its health benefits. Quinoa is very high in protein, vitamin B, minerals (zinc, iron, magnesium etc.), and amino acids and is also a good source of dietary fiber.
Masoor dal kebabs are rich in protein, fibers and vitamin B1. This is a low-fat, vegan, lactose free, healthy, and easy to make starter/appetizer.
Badam milk/badam ka doodh or Almond Milk is a traditional, and delicious drink, and can be served any time of the year. Badam are rich in calcium and iron and with milk it makes a very healthy drink. Badam milk also has medicinal values and is considered as very good for health.
Methi or Fenugreek leaves are mildly bitter in taste, and have significant medicinal values. Soya or Dill leaves are mild in taste and aromatic. The combination of these two herbs and potatoes is not only delicious but also very healthy
Buckwheat and Almond halwa is a delicious, nutritious and gluten-free dessert. buckwheat is a heart-healthy, gluten-free seed, a rich antioxidant and a good source of carbohydrates.
Shimla mirch aloo is a tasty and healthy vegetable preparation. Shimla Mirch is knowm as capsicum in India or bell pepper or sweet pepper in America. The botanical name of bell pepper is Capsicum annuum. Bell pepper is rich in vitamins, minerals, dietary fibers and also in beta carotene.
Flaxseeds laddu (sweet) are delicious as well as healthy dessert. Flaxseeds are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and dietary fibers. They are are also a very good source of minerals.
Everyone loves biscuits! How about making cake with biscuits with just 4-ingredient. A delicious, eggless, healthy and light cake in 15 minutes!
Moong dal dahi vadas are light and yummy variety of vadas. Vadas are deep fried balls of lentil paste. It is a delicious and healthy chaat item popular all over India.
Bajra or pearl millet is widely grown in India and Africa. This gluten-free grain is considered very healthy: it is rich in carbohydrate, protein and fibers. This recipe is for a delicious dessert bread with pearl millet.
A delicious and healthy semolina pasta Salad made with spicy vinaigrette dressing and homegrown vegetables and Italian herbs
Semolina Idlies are steam cooked savory cakes of fermented batter of Semolina. These are great for breakfast however one can make it for any meal. Idlies are delicious and healthy, and I often make idlies for the lunch box, kids just love them.
Mango and strawberry yogurt is a quick, delicious and nutritious summer dessert. Yogurt is a good source of Protein and calcium. It is also a very good digestive and is considered as a good coolant.
Indian breads are staple diet for Indians and are a part of regular Indian meals. There is a wide variety of breads made at home.In many families fresh breads are made at home for all the three meals. Read on for how to make healthy, nutritious and delicious Indian breads
Tomato and carrot soup is a low calories, delicious soup which is healthy and full of vitamins. Tomatoes are good source of vitamin A, B6, C and vitamin E. Red tomatoes are also rich in dietary fibers. Carrots are rich in Vitamin A. The combination of tomato and carrots make a perfect soup which is healthy and very delicious also.
Diabetes is a disease characterized by high blood glucose levels. It can be kept under control by healthy living and good eating habits. This is a resource page for a discussion on diabetic diet and collection of tried and tested healthy vegetarian recipes for diabetics
Fasting is a common practice in India. Read about preparing healthy, nutritous recipes for fasting days with Shuchi. Fasting recipes may use rock salt, fruits, dry fruits, milk, yogurt and some specific vegetables and grains.