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3 Alternative Yet Delicious Ways of Using Your Peas - Pooja's Cookery

3 Alternative Yet Delicious Ways of Using Your Peas - Pooja's Cookery

Image Courtesy of Pexels Peas are an amazing ingredient and rather than a vegetable, they are actually seeds. They come in all shapes and sizes including

Dal Khichdi/ Vegetable Khichdi Recipe - Pooja's cookery

Dal Khichdi/ Vegetable Khichdi Recipe - Pooja's cookery

Dal Khichdi is Indian subcontinent delicacy in which rice, dal(lentils) are cooked along with some veggies and served with pickles .

Crispy Baked Vegetable Pockets recipe - Pooja's Cookery

Crispy Baked Vegetable Pockets recipe - Pooja's Cookery

Crispy Baked Vegetable Pockets are healthy snacks which are stuffed with mashed veggies along with spices, sauce and cheese. They are then baked till crisp and crunchy. 

Instant Mushroom Masala / Mushroom ki sabzi - Pooja's Cookery

Instant Mushroom Masala / Mushroom ki sabzi - Pooja's Cookery

Instant Mushroom Masala or Mushroom ki sabzi is prepared Using Homemade Premix in thick sauce and served with rice or Indian bread.

An Easy Recipe for Extra Vegetable Fried Rice - Pooja's Cookery

An Easy Recipe for Extra Vegetable Fried Rice - Pooja's Cookery

Pic credit:Freepik Vegetable fried rice is one of those things that sounds good but doesn’t always taste as good as it sounds when it’s made with too much

How To Make Tomato Sauce from Fresh Tomatoes

How To Make Tomato Sauce from Fresh Tomatoes

Are you tired of spending money on tomato sauce all the time? Or are you simply just bored? How about you make some tomato sauce! In this day and age, nothing tastes better than fresh produce made in the comfort of your kitchen.

Chicken Tikka Masala using Instant Red curry premix

Chicken Tikka Masala using Instant Red curry premix

Chicken Tikka masala is from Punjabi cuisine where boneless chicken pieces , bell peppers and onions are marinated using yogurt marinade and baked . They are then cooked in creamy red sauce or curry and served .

Guacamole Recipe/ Guacamole from scratch / Avocado Recipe

Guacamole Recipe/ Guacamole from scratch / Avocado Recipe

This is a Mexican Dish made out of Crushed Avocados and other seasoning.  It can be eaten with Tortilla chips or can be made as a topping on your favorite crackers. Avacados though has many health benefits, can’t be eaten as it is. But this guacamole recipe makes avocados the king. There are many recipes of Guacamole . I have tried out the simplest and easiest one.

Mix Vegetable Paratha

Mix Vegetable Paratha

This is a healthy version of Indian bread called aloo paratha. Can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Easy Chickpea Curry Recipe

Easy Chickpea Curry Recipe

I have tried to make traditional Chana recipe from Goa(India) here but with slight variation. Instead of using normal yellow chana what we use for chana bhaji or chana masala, I used chickpeas. Chickpeas are high in fiber and proteins and very good for controlling cholesterol. This easy chickpea curry recipe goes well with any type of bread or rice.

Vegetable cutlet / Easy Cutlet Recipe / Quick cutlet

Vegetable cutlet / Easy Cutlet Recipe / Quick cutlet

Vegetable cutlet is an easy snack appetizer and can be enjoyed with tea, coffee or juice. Vegetable cutlet is very easy to make . This potato snack can be added to menu list for any small parties or get together.

Sweet Potato Kheer / Sweet Potato Dessert

Sweet Potato Kheer / Sweet Potato Dessert

Sweet Potato Kheer is an Indian dessert mostly cooked all over India using coconut milk, jaggery and boiled sweet potatoes. Nuts add some extra crunch to it. 

Potato Bhaji / Potato Vegetable Recipe

Potato Bhaji / Potato Vegetable Recipe

Potato bhaji recipe or batata bhaji is a simple and quick recipe to be done when you need something to eat quickly for lunch, dinner or breakfast. You can use the remaining potato vegetable for any kind of stuffing. You can use it in filo dough cups, Idlis, or for making vegetarian puffs.

Egg less Pineapple Semolina Cake / Pineapple Rava Cake

Egg less Pineapple Semolina Cake / Pineapple Rava Cake

Normally I make cucumber semolina cake called as "Tavsali" in Konkani language. But this time I tried out this lovely Pineapple Semolina Cake and the outcome was outstanding. Though this cake is done by steaming , it can be also done in the oven at 400 degree Fahrenheit temperature for 10-15 minutes. So let's see how to prepare this lovely eggless cake.

Hot & Spicy Schezwan sauce

Hot & Spicy Schezwan sauce

Schezuan Sauce is very spicy sauce and common whenever you prepare any chinese dishes including noodles or any vegetable recipes. The recipe is quite simple and quick and the ingredients are also easily available in your kitchen. Though it is readily available in market, you can use your home made schezwan sauce whenever required without worrying about unnecessary added chemicals to preserve or enhance flavors. This sauce can be also served as condiment with french fries, potato wedges , rolls, momos , even with pakodas. So let's see how to make this easy schezwan sauce.

Shrimp and Spinach Pasta

Shrimp and Spinach Pasta

Shrimp and Spinach Pasta is quite easy and quick. Of course you can do variations to this by adding more of other vegetables like carrots, beans etc.  

Sukha Chana/Chickpeas Dry Gravy

Sukha Chana/Chickpeas Dry Gravy

Sukha Chana/Chickpeas Dry Gravy Indian gravy is prepared out of tomatoes and coriander leaves with very less water. If you want it to be watery, then use more water. I prefer this to be dry and thick. 

Avocado Pinwheel sandwiches step by step recipe

Avocado Pinwheel sandwiches step by step recipe

The stuffing for Avocado Pinwheel sandwiches can be prepared using meat and veggies with some spreads . These roll ups are very tasty.

Chanya Tonak / Dry Peas Curry Recipe - Pooja's Cookery

Chanya Tonak / Dry Peas Curry Recipe - Pooja's Cookery

If you are a Goan then you won't miss this recipe. This is a famous goan vegetarian recipe served in almost all the hotels along with bread. This chanyache tondak or peas curry is mostly eaten for breakfast in Goa. The dry green or white peas are first soaked in water overnight and then pressure cooked next day. The gravy is prepared out of coconut and some spices. In this curry, potato cubes are also added for extra munch but I have not used potatoes here. So let's start preparing this simple, tasty and healthy curry.

Healthy Chicken Burger

Healthy Chicken Burger

I always have to think about what snack to give to my son once he returns from school. I want him to enjoy what he is eating and it should be also healthy. Normally kids like pizzas, burgers but instead of buying them from outside, I prefer making them at home with a healthy touch. The kids always otherwise are fussy eaters especially with vegetables. So we moms have to constantly think about how to make them go in their tummies. As a result, we keep hiding them somewhere or the other in their food. But my son catches me many times so this time I decided to prepare something with spinach but making it taste delicious by hiding in his favorite burger buns. This is one of my healthy recipes, very simple and quick to prepare. You can prepare the patties and refrigerate and use whenever required by warming in the oven. The patty is made out of chicken which is marinated with spinach paste, mixed with some spices and then baked .

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