Easy lunch box recipe

kadai cauliflower

Here I have made this curry in the way I usually make kadai paneer.  But I have added potatoes also along with this as potatoes are rich in starch and since this dish is prepared for kids, I had a feeling that more the usage of vegetables, much better it would be and potato is one veg which is liked by most of the kids. Ingredients required cauliflower –  1

Besan bread toast / besan toast

Besan toast is an easy to make snack or breakfast item.  It can also be considered as a very healthy snack for kids and adults alike.  Now a days, bread has become an important part in our day to day lives and there are numerous recipes which can be made with bread as a main ingredient.  Starting from simple bread omelette to sandwiches, every dish is tasty in its own

pink paratha

Paratha is one dish which is easily accepted in my family without any fuss.  .  Usually I pack aloo paratha, methi paratha, methi thepla, mooli parathas and so on.  Most of the kids being picky eaters it becomes difficult to give them the right nutrition.  I have already shared with you about my daughter and I have followed this method of grating the vegetables and adding it to the dough

kothamalli sadam

  Today’s recipe is yet another easy to make rice dish made with coriander leaves – Kothamalli sadam.  It is not only easy to make but tasty too. Variety lunches are very easy to make and pack for lunch boxes and kids would definitely love it.  I have made use of basmati rice here, but you can also try with raw rice or other rice varieties.  I always like such

khara pongal

Pongal is a famous festival of South India, it is a harvest festival.  Pongal in Tamil means something that is overflowing.  Usually it is overflowing of rice and milk. Ven pongal or khara pongal is a famous breakfast dish in Southern part of India.  It is very easy to prepare, tasty and healthy.  This can be served with coconut chutney or sambar.  My husband loves it with onion salad, though

elumbicha sadam

Lemon rice is a South Indian dish which can be easily prepared even when you are in a hurry.  This can also be made with leftover rice. This recipe comes handy when you wake up late and want to prepare lunch.   This is also best dish to pack for lunch or it is also good to pack during travel time.  Since lemon is added, this rice dish will not get

vegetable biryani

At home, all of us are biryani lovers.  More over it is easy to prepare especially when you make biryani in pressure cooker with some ready made biryani masala, I think, it is most easiest one pot meal which everyone will love to have.  You can serve it with raita, or curd or with any other side dish.  Here I have made biryani with home made biryani masala.  You can

peas pulao

Peas pulao is a very popular recipe which is liked by people of all ages.  This is a mild dish made with green peas and basmati rice seasoned with few whole spices and no masala added to it.  This rice dish can be served with any spicy gravy or with raita.  Due to the usage of green peas which is rich in proteins, this rice dish can be thought of

laccha paratha

Lachha paratha is a type of Indian flat bread with its origins from Punjab and is popular throughout India.  Here I have made laccha paratha with whole wheat flour.  This can also be made with half wheat and half maida.  Now to the recipe.. Ingredients required Wheat flour  – 2 cups Oil  – 3 tablespoon Chaat masala – 1 teaspoon salt  – to taste Technique For dough 1.  To the

curd rice

Curd rice is a very popular South Indian meal.  It is a very easy to make rice recipe which can be made even by a layman.  The method of making curd rice is very simple – cook the rice, mash it, mix it with milk, curd, butter and salt.  Finally temper the ingredients and add it to the rice mixture.  Ready.  Tasty curd rice is ready to be served.  Apart from

carrot rice

Rice dishes are very popular and loved equally by everyone in India, though the name and style changes from place to place.  Whether it be dal rice, or variety rice or pulao, what ever be the name, everyone loves it.  And in South India, it is a custom to have rice in the afternoon for lunch.  Rice with sambar, upperi or poriyal, pappad, pickle, curd and rasam is considered to