Idli is a savoury cake that is popular throughout India and neighbouring countries like Sri Lanka. The cakes are usually two to three inches in diameter and are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black lentils (de-husked) and rice. The fermentation process breaks down the starches so that they are more readily metabolized by the body.
Shallow fried bhindi cooked in roasted besan and curry spices makse a mouth watering bhindi fry (okra fry). This simple, everyday curry of bhindi is very easy to make and suitable to be served as main curry dish for lunch or dinner and has dry and crispy texture.
paneer butter masala is one of the most popular paneer recipes in Indian cuisine. The near perfect combination of spiciness and creaminess of its gravy makes it simply irresistible and versatile to be served with any Indian bread.
Dosa, a common breakfast dish and street food, is high in carbohydrates, and contains no sugar or saturated fats. As its constituent ingredients are rice and urad dal (Vigna mungo), it is also a source of protein. The fermentation process increases the vitamin B and vitamin C content. There are also instant mix products for making dosa, with somewhat lower nutritional benefits
Manchurian made from gobi (cauliflower) is one of the best starters you can have in any party. Among dry and with gravy variants of it, dry one is widely preferred due to its versatility as a snack that can be served as a starter or as an accompaniment for dinner.
A samosa is a fried or baked pastry with savoury filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas, lentils and also with minced meat (lamb, beef or chicken) and sometimes pine nuts. Its size and consistency may vary, but typically it is distinctly triangular or tetrahedral in shape.
A meat and dairy-free, Indian-inspired basmati rice dish with cauliflower, French beans, peas, potatoes, homemade curry paste and carrot salad.