Vegetarian Bean Chili

Make this spicy Mexican Vegetarian Bean Chili that is excellent as a one pot meal or with rice or bread.

Spicy Vegetarian Bean Chili Recipe | Step by step pictures | Mexican Vegan Chili recipe by Foodomania.com

This Vegetarian Bean Chili is just a different version of the Indian Rajma Masala. When you swap the spices and slightly modify the way you cook an ingredient, you get a whole new dish!

This chili is great as is. Heat a bowl of this high-protein stew and enjoy a healthy, wholesome meal. Or alternatively, serve some crusty bread or a pot of rice to make it an even more elegant meal.    (more…)

Masala Bhaat

Delicately spiced traditional Maharashtrian Masala Bhaat or Masale Bhat.

Masala Bhaat Recipe | Masale Bhaat or bhat recipe | Maharashtrian masala rice recipe withs tep by step pictures | Foodomania

A quick look at the recipes on this blog will reveal 2 things: I’m obsessed with chocolate and rice. There is no dearth of recipes using either of the 2 ingredients. When it comes to dessert, I love using chocolate more than anything else. And when it comes to entrée, the desi soul in me automatically looks for something with rice in it.

I mean how could you not love rice right? It is fluffy, flavorful and such a delight to eat. This recipe for Masala Bhaat is wonderful – not just because it is so easy to make and tastes delicious, but also because it is such a wholesome meal when served with a bowl of yogurt.    (more…)

Keerai Kootu (South Indian Spinach and Lentils)

Learn how to cook spinach and lentils – the south Indian way.

Keerai Kootu (South Indian Spinach and Lentils) | Keera Masiyal Recipe | Foodomania

This keerai kootu features in our meals at least once a week. With all the health benefits spinach boasts of, and the fact that none of us really like eating green leafy vegetables raw, it seemed a good idea to make a simple dish that goes well with another one of our staples – rice!

Blanched spinach flavored with coconut, cumin and chilli and mixed with lentils. A simple enough curry / side-dish to put together in under 30 minutes.    (more…)

Paneer Tikka Subway Sandwich

Paneer Tikka Subway Sandwich

Paneer Tikka Subway Sandwich | Vegetarian Indian Subs | Kavitha ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

 

Fresh cubes of paneer delicately spiced with garam masala and sandwiched between fresh veggies in a hot and soft roll!

I’ve made a Subway-inspired Sandwich before. The success of that recipe inspired me to recreate some of my favorite Subs with an Indian twist. This paneer tikka subway sandwich combines the fine art of sandwich making with classic North Indian flavors. Unlike a typical paneer tikka masala, this recipe for Paneer tikka doesn’t call for too many ingredients. With a tonne of protein packed into a little sandwich, this is also a great healthy option for snack or lunch or dinner time.   (more…)