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Pineapple (Anannas) Raita – Indian Vegetarian Yogurt Recipe

We love the trilogy of savory, a bit of sweet and a hint of spice in our foods and if you do too, this is spot on for you! The pineapple provides a beautiful sweetness and freshness to the usual raitas we end up making. Enjoy layers of flavors and tantalize your taste buds! Prep […]
Thai Raw Mango Salad Recipe – Yam Mamuang

Raw mangoes give this Thai Raw Mango Salad recipe just the right amount of tartness. Balanced in flavor with palm sugar, this easy sweet and sour salad can be found on the streets of Thailand and is the perfect accompaniment to any meal or delicious on its own.
Greek Lentil Salad Recipe

We just LOVE salads and we hope you do too. Eating healthy and right is important for us but equally important is to enjoy our food. This Greek Lentil Salad takes care of our health and our palate. Serve it as a light lunch, packed lunch, for picnics or for pot-lucks. Skip the Cheese and […]
Fruits and Vegetable Summer Salad Recipe

In the middle of summer, we are always striving to eat cooler things, this Summer Salad is fresh, light on the stomach and very colorful. It’s a great salad to take-along for picnics, BBQs, cook-outs, pot-lucks or just a quick, healthy snack. Enjoy this salad by using the fruits that are in season and you […]
Beans Chaat (Cold Beans Salad)

This amazing Chaat or a cold Salad is out of this world and bursting with flavors. Keep it for a few days in the fridge and enjoy the ease and the convenience for a while. It is great for picnics, road-trips, lunches and get-together. Prep Time: 25 min Chill Time: 1 hour Serves: 6 Ingredients: […]
Sprouted Mung Bhel Chaat – Healthy Salad

It’s time for a healthy twist to the famous Bhel Puri that we all love so much. Sprouted mung beans provide a nutritious and protein rich base for this snack or no-fuss lunch. Make this easy sprouted mung bhel recipe ahead of time for picnics, parties or for road-trips and you can be rest assured […]
Mango Salsa (Fresh Mango Salad)

“When Mangoes are in season, make the most of it” and that is our mantra! Salads, desserts, curries, ice-creams – go all out and have a Mango-fest 🙂 This salsa is not from Indian Cuisine but the flavors are right on and fit so beautifully into it. Another amazing dish showing-off the diversity of the […]
Bhindi (Okra) Raita

Okra Raita is a medley of crisp, crunch, flavor, coolness, eye-appeal and uniqueness. A little patience takes us a long way and is so worth the effort. Okra is a favorite vegetable for a lot of folks, so enjoy this great combination. Prep Time: 20 min. Cook Time: 25 min. Serves: 4 – 6 Ingredients: […]
Couscous Salad – Healthy Lunch Recipe

Whether you are on a diet or not, everyone can use a healthy (nutritious plus low-fat) lunch. Try this Couscous Salad recipe and prepare to be amazed how a “healthy salad” can take you through the day. It’s also perfect for those office potlucks or for picnics and barbecues. Packed with protein and lots of […]
Jaggery, Peanuts & Ghee Mix (accompniment to Makki di Roti & Sarson da Saag)

A fantastic accompaniment with the ultimate Punjabi meal: Sarson ka Saag and Makki Di Roti! Make a little extra because with the leftovers – roll some in a hot chapati and it’s heavenly! Cook Time: 5 min Ingredients: Powdered Jaggery Peanuts – roughly crushed Ghee Method: 1. Toast the peanuts (if using the roasted ones, […]
Healthy Sweet Potato Chaat

Sweet potatoes, though called potatoes, are only a distant relative of regular potatoes. They are commonly marketed as “yams” in North America to differentiate them from the firmer white potato even though they belong to a completely different family than the actual “yam” (native to Africa and Asia). When compared to other vegetables in terms […]
Eggplant (Baingan) Raita

If you love Eggplant (Baingan, Brinjal, Aubergine), you’ll love this Eggplant Raita. Most people are used to eating raita (a combination of yogurt with shredded or cubed vegetables such as cucumber, radish, onions, carrots, etc) as a mere accompaniment, but this Baingan Raita recipe can hold it’s own. Enjoy it with rice or chapati.
Pasta Salad

Try this super easy recipe for Pasta Salad. It is a great make ahead and take-along dish for picnics and outdoor barbecues. Take it along for a potluck and the presentation will WOW everyone! Ingredients: Fusilli/Rotini/Corkscrew Pasta – 16 oz (cooked per directions) Italian Dressing – enough to coat pasta Green Onions – 4 stalks, […]
Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges

This Spinach Salad dressing is perfect for barbecues, picnics or potlucks. The surprise element is the crunchy, caramelized almonds that balance out the taste and texture of the spinach. The mandarin Oranges in this spinach salad not only provide color but also that fresh summer appeal…so what are you waiting for, dig in! Ingredients for […]
Daliya (Cracked Wheat) Salad

If you’re running out of healthy and satisfying lunch ideas, try this delicious Cracked Wheat (Daliya) Salad. Don’t let the term “salad” fool you. This one will keep your tummy happy for a while. Enjoy!
Black Bean and Corn Dip

If you are looking for a quick and easy item to take for a picnic, try this Black Bean and Corn Dip (salsa). It takes just minutes to make and is served with Tortilla chips. Also serves as a great make ahead appetizer for your parties at home. It’s fresh, healthy and your friends will […]
Beetroot Salad (Kosambir)

Beetroot (aka red beet or beets) is a nutrient rich vegetable which is known for its benefits with cardiovascular health and hypertension. Try this simple yet delicious and colorful beetroot salad recipe that can be a wonderful accompaniment to your meal.
Zucchini with Cilantro and Lime

Zucchini is a wonderful vegetable from the squash family that is perfect for people on a diet. It is low in calories, high in water content and a great stomach filler. Try this quick and easy stir fry recipe that takes just minutes to prepare.
C – Chutney

This simple chutney (or Raita for some) is a dish that is packed with flavor, texture and color…and and many more pleasent surprises along the way. A perfect accompliment to Tomato Rice, Khichadi, any Pulao or for that matter ANY rice dish. Enjoy the cruch in your food!
Sambharo – Cabbage Salad

This Cabbage Salad is an amazing salad/subzi recipe. All the nutrients (Vitamin C) are still intact as the Cabbage has not been cooked a whole lot. Sambharo is traditionally a Gujarati dish and once again, like a lot of other Gujarati dishes, it will blow you away with it’s simplicity and the flavor. A must […]
Beetroot Salad

Submitted By: Simba A very easy and simple beet salad.
Cilantro & Mint Raita

The ‘Cilantro & Mint’ combination can be very addictive, full of flavor and freshness. Try this Cilantro and Mint Raita and you’ll wonder if you are eating the Raita with the Biryani or the Biryani with the Raita. Between us, we think they were ‘made for each other’…
Spinach Raita

Spinach Raita is yet another tasty way to prepare the ever popular green vegetable. Spinach is a rich source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Tocopherol, Vitamin E, Vitamin K and Magnesium. It also contains several vital Antioxidants and Folic Acid. Try this Spinach and Yogurt combo with rice or chapattis. It’s a perfect accompaniment to […]
Kosambri (Shredded Carrot Salad)

This recipe for Kosambri  or Shredded Carrot Salad most probably originated in the southern parts of India but has been adapted all over.  The natural sweetness of carrots mixed in with the tanginess of the  lemon juice makes Kosambri one of the tastiest ways to eat raw carrots.  Try this recipe and enjoy the health […]
Tri-Color Stir-fry

Tri-Color Bell Pepper stir fry dish is a colorful and healthy way to enjoy your vegetables. Thanks, Nitu, for sharing this awesome recipe which is always a big hit with everyone!
Avacado Salad

Avocado is not a fruit that we normally associate with Indian food…but try this Avocado Salad recipe and you will be really surprised. The colors, the texture and the aroma blend in so beautifully….it’s a treat with any meal.
Cucumber Raita (Yogurt with Cucumber)

This is a great yogurt dish, very soothing and cooling….especially for the times when you are finding your meal too spicy and you need something to counter it!!!! Ingredients: Yogurt – 2 cups, well beaten English Cucumber – half ( approx. 6” long) Tomato – ½ med., finely chopped Green Chili – to taste, finely […]
Warm Zucchini Salad

I have served this dish as a subzi as well as a salad, on a lot of occasions. It has a very fresh, colorful and light look to it, which is very appealing to the stomach and the eyes.

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