Instant Pot Raagi Mudde (a Karnataka Speciality)

Ragi Mudde Recipe in Stovetop Pressure Cooker or IP Ingredients: 1 c waterA pinch of salt (optional)1/2 c ragi flour Method: Add water and a pinch of salt to pressure cooker, and cook for 2 whistles on high (Steam and More 2 mins) Quick pressure release Mix in ragi flour thoroughly, avoiding lumps and ensuringContinue reading “Instant Pot Raagi Mudde (a Karnataka Speciality)”

Grits Handvo – an Indian savory cake

Ingredients2 C yellow corn grits/polenta (Bobs Red Mill brand), millet rawa, or raagi rawa1-2 tbs cream of wheat (Sooji, Optional)1 TBS chickpea flour or besan as thickening agent (optional)Or handva flour in place of Sooji + Besan2 tbs flax meal5 small or 2 large zucchini, grated1 small bottle gourd, grated (Doodhi)1-2 onions, finely chopped (Optional)Continue reading “Grits Handvo – an Indian savory cake”

No Oil Parathas

Ingredients: 1 C organic whole wheat flour1/2 C water (add 1 tbs of water at time) Method: 1. Mix with the back end of a wooden ladle to wet sand consistency until no dry flour remains. Set aside for an hour so that the dough becomes soft and pliable.2. Pinch off a golf ball sizedContinue reading “No Oil Parathas”

No Knead Whole Wheat Bread/Buns/Pav

Ingredients:1 1/2 C whole wheat flour1 1/2 C all purpose flour1/4 tsp active dry yeast for slow overnight rise, or 1 packet for quick rise in 2 hrs1 heaping tsp salt1 1/2 C waterOptional ingredients:2 tbs sesame or poppy seeds for sprinkling on topHerbs, or finely chopped greens, onions, or roasted jeera Method: Mix allContinue reading “No Knead Whole Wheat Bread/Buns/Pav”

Karnataka Saagu or kurma recipe or Mixed Vegetable South Indian Stew

Switch to draftPreview(opens in a new tab)(opens in a new tab)UpdateAdd title Ingredients: You can use your choice of mixed seasonal vegetables, cut into bite sized chunks.I like to use the following:1 chayote squash1 handful of fresh green beans cut into bite sized pieces2 carrots cut into bite sized pieces1 C peas2-3 tomatoes chopped1/4 headContinue reading “Karnataka Saagu or kurma recipe or Mixed Vegetable South Indian Stew”

Healthy Banana Nut Bread Recipe

Switch to draftPreview(opens in a new tab)(opens in a new tab)UpdateAdd title Ingredients: Dry Ingredients:3/4 C whole wheat flour3/4 C unbleached all purpose flour or any combo of flour or GF flour3/4 C dates (7-10 dates) or (1/2 C dates + 1/4 C raisins) or sweetener of your choice3/4 tsp baking soda3/4 tsp baking powder2Continue reading “Healthy Banana Nut Bread Recipe”

Spicy Eggplant & Potatoes Curry

Switch to draftPreview(opens in a new tab)(opens in a new tab)UpdateAdd title No oil, one pot method of making a side of veggies in the Instant Pot. Ingredients: 1/4 C water1/2 a large red onion cut into thin long strips2 potatoes, cubed1 big Italian eggplant, cubedSpices:2 tsp coriander powder2 tsp cumin powder1 tsp red chiliContinue reading “Spicy Eggplant & Potatoes Curry”