Khandvi is prepared using Gram Flour and Yoghurt.  It is a low calorie, fiber-rich snack. Cuisine: Gujarat Time Required: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Cup Besan / Bengal Gram Flour 1 Cup … [Read more...]

Vegetable Momo

Vegetable Momo

Vegetable Momo are very popular in India and proves that Indi-Chini are Bhai Bhai! Cuisine: Chinese Time Required: 45 Minutes Ingredients: For the filling: ½ Cup Cabbage, Minced ½ Cup … [Read more...]

Spicy Ammini Kozhukattai

Spicy Ammini Kozhukattai

Spicy Ammini Kozhukattai  is prepared using Rice flour.  Ammini means small, the small Rice balls are steamed and tossed in a spicy mixture.  This is prepared as an offering to Lord Ganesha during … [Read more...]


Steamed Wontons

Wontons stuffed with vegetables and steamed makes for an excellent and tasty low calorie snack. Cuisine: Chinese Time Required: 40 Minutes Ingredients: 1 Cup finely choppped Cabbage 1/2 … [Read more...]



Colocasia leaves also known as Taro leaves are rolled with spices and steamed.  A delicacy from the kitchens of South Canara, Karnataka. Time Required: 45 Minutes + Soaking … [Read more...]


Khaman Dhokla

Gujarati menu is incomplete without this item. A popular and healthy snack from the state of Gujarat. Time Required: 30 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Cups Besan / Gram Flour 1 Cup Curds 1 tsp … [Read more...]


Curd Idli

Rice cakes with sweetened yoghurt. Great to have during summer and when recovering from tummy upset. Time Required: 5 Minutes + Idli preparation time Ingredients: 2 Rice Idlis 1 Cup Curds … [Read more...]


Khara Kuchchida Kadabu

Spicy lentil mixture filled in Rice flaps and steamed. Khara Kuchchida Kadabu is very popular in south India and in Karnataka this dish is prepared on Bheemana Amavasya festival. A sweet variety is … [Read more...]


Boiled Sweet Potato

In South India Sweet Potatoes are available throughout the year.  Boiled Sweet Potato is  low calorie snack is very easy to make and also satisfies the sweet tooth. Cuisine: South India Time … [Read more...]


Boiled Tapioca

Boiled Tapioca is very popular in Kerala. This is served with different types of chutneys. Time Required: 10 Minutes … [Read more...]



This a dish from Kerala, South India. Rice flour and Cocnut layers are steamed in a Puttu maker called as Puttu Kutti. Time Required: 15 Minutes Serves: 2 … [Read more...]


Idli Bites

A tasty snack using left over Idli / steamed rice cakes. Time Required: 5 Minutes Ingredients: 4 Idli / Steamed Rice Cakes 12 Curry leaves 4 Green Chilies, Slit 1tbsp Oil 1tsp Mustard … [Read more...]


Steamed Nendrabale

Nendrabale is a type of Plantain widely grown in Kerala, South India.  The ripe fruit is steamed and served as one of the item during breakfast or can be eaten as a dessert after lunch or … [Read more...]


Nuchchina Unde

Lentils based tasty steamed balls.  Nuchchina Unde is served along with a curry called Majjigehuli in South Karnataka, India. Cuisine: South Karnataka Time Required: 30 Minutes … [Read more...]


Steamed Corn

Time Required: 15 Minutes Ingredients: 2 American sweet Corn cobs or any ordinary Corn cobs Butter Lemon Juice Salt and Pepper to taste Method: Peel Corn and cut the Corn into 2 or 3 … [Read more...]


Methi Muthia

Steamed balls of Fenugreek and Wheat flour mixed with spices.  This nutritious dish is from Gujarat. Time Required: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1tbsp Oil 2tsp Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp … [Read more...]