Microwave Savory Oats Stir-Fry (Oats Upma)

Back after a break from Thanksgiving! Whenever I travel it is harder to eat healthy – so I was thinking of something easy that I can put together and prepare in a microwave. This recipe is perfect for that. All you need is a few basic ingredients and breakfast will be ready in minutes. This is the answer to busy weekday no-time-for-breakfast issue🙂🙂

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Sweet Potato and Methi (Fenugreek) Theplas (Whole Wheat FlatBread)

Do you have that one vegetable that you have always wanted to try? For me, that vegetable is sweet potato. I try a sweet potato recipe once in way and can never decide if I like the vegetable enough to feature that dish regularly! In fact, I have just one recipe up on the blog using sweet potato – it’s one of my all time favorite Mexican inspired lentil sweet potato tacos. That recipe is an exception – I make it often🙂

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Whole Moong and Spinach Gojju (Coconut-tamarind gravy)

Normally I try out Spinach and split yellow moong together in the form of a simple dal. I wanted to change the routine a bit this time. So instead of going with split moong, I used whole moong. Also instead of a onion-garlic-tomato style of dal, I used a coconut-tamarind spice mixture that is commonly used in South Indian cooking. I ended up with this absolutely delicious side dish!

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Raw Banana (Plantain) Spicy Cracked Wheat ‘Bhaat’

Traditionally Bhaat refers to a spiced rice dish – the exact spices and preparation varies in different parts of India. I love preparing different kinds of “Bhaat”.  Just by playing around with the veggies and the spices you end up with a whole new dish. I also swap the rice out for different grains! So I end up with a variety of “Bhaats” that I never get bored of🙂

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