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Lunchbox Ideas 17: Millet Pongal, Tomato Pachadi And More

Lunchbox Ideas 17: Millet Pongal, Tomato Pachadi And More

Lunchbox Ideas 17 Menu: Short Break: Millet Pongal , Tomato Pachadi, Pomegranate Arils Lunch : Phulka with Aalu-Karele Ki Sabzi, Mosambi Prep Work For Previous Evening: 1. Knead the dough for the phulkas and store refrigerated in an airtight container. 2. Pressure cook 2 large […]

Lunchbox Ideas 16: Vazhakai Varaval, Coconut Rice And More

Lunchbox Ideas 16: Vazhakai Varaval, Coconut Rice And More

Lunchbox Ideas  16 Menu: Short Break- Vazhakai Varaval, Pear Lunch : Coconut Rice, Podi Pota Kathrikai [Brinjal stir fry with curry powder], Buttermilk Prep Work For Previous Evening: 1. Grate coconut and store refrigerated . 2. Prepare the curry podi the previous evening itself to […]

Lunchbox Ideas 15: Dal Makhani And More

Lunchbox Ideas 15: Dal Makhani And More

Lunchbox Ideas 15 Menu: Short Break- Channa Dal Sundal, Fruits [Musk melon musambi] Lunch- Dal Makhani, Rice and Curd Prep Work For The Previous Evening 1. Soak the lentils [for dal makhani] in hot water for 4-5 hours and pressure cook. Store refrigerated once cooled. Doing […]

Lunchbox Ideas 14: Ghugni, Veg Pulao And More

Lunchbox Ideas 14: Ghugni, Veg Pulao And More

Lunchbox Ideas 14 Menu: Short Break- Ghugni [dried yellow/white peas in a chatpata gravy] with chopped cucumber and pomegranate arils. Lunch- Vegetable Pulao , Pineapple Raita, Grapes Prep Work For The Previous Evening 1. Soak 1 cup dries yellow/white peas overnight. Quick Recipes Ghugni/ Dried […]

Lunchbox Ideas 13: Paniharam, Crispy Cauliflower And More

Lunchbox Ideas 13: Paniharam, Crispy Cauliflower And More

Lunchbox Ideas 13 Menu: Short Break- Kuzhi Paniharam with Easy Tomato Chutney Lunch – Dal-Chawal, Crispy Air Fried Cauliflower Prep Work For The Previous Evening 1. The Kuzhipaniharam requires fermented idly/dosa batter. 2. The tomato chutney can be prepared in advance and stored refrigerated. Quick […]

Coconut Mango Pudding: 3-Ingredient Healthy Dessert

Coconut Mango Pudding: 3-Ingredient Healthy Dessert

This Coconut Mango Pudding is sheer delight. A dessert which is yummy and healthy too. The coconut and mango pudding is inspired by my friend Priya’s gorgeous mango parfait which she made a few weeks back. I love layered desserts set in individual glasses. I […]

Lunchbox Ideas 12 : Sabudana Tikki, Amaranth Pudding And More

Lunchbox Ideas 12 : Sabudana Tikki, Amaranth Pudding And More

Lunchbox Ideas 12 Menu Short Break : Sabudana Tikki with Khatti Meethi Chutney Lunch : Puliyogare [ Tamarind rice], Daangar Pachdi [Urad Dal Raita], Rajgira Kheer [Amaranth Pudding] Prep Work For The Previous Evening 1. Soak 1/2 cup of sabudana/sago in 1/4 cup of water. […]

Lunchbox Ideas 11: Palak Paneer, No Bake Granola and More

Lunchbox Ideas 11: Palak Paneer, No Bake Granola and More

Lunchbox Ideas 11 MENU Short Break : No Bake Granola Bars, Diced Apple Lunch : Palak Paneer, Roti, Kheera Shikanji/ Cucumber lemonade Prep Work For the Previous Evening 1. The granola bars can be prepared and stored in the refrigerator . 2. Wash the spinach […]

Lunchbox Ideas 10: Dhokla, Aalu-Gobi Sabzi and More

Lunchbox Ideas 10: Dhokla, Aalu-Gobi Sabzi and More

Lunchbox Ideas 10 MENU Short Break :Khaman Dhokla , Mixed Sprouts Salad with Mango Dressing Lunch: Phulkas with Aalu Gobi Sabzi and Lassi Prep Work For The Previous Evening 1. Knead soft dough for the phulkas and store refrigerated in an air tight container. 2. […]

Lunchbox Ideas 9: Instant Rava Dosa, Tomato Rice And More

Lunchbox Ideas 9: Instant Rava Dosa, Tomato Rice And More

Lunchbox Ideas 9 Menu- Short Break- Instant Wholewheat Rava Dosa with Jaggery Syrup, Sweetcorn Sundal Lunch- Tomato Rice, Cucumber Raita, Papaya   Prep Work For The Previous Evening 1. Prepare the jaggery syrup if you are making a home made version. 2. Keep grated coconut […]