Sandwich thins pizza

What you need 

  • Whole wheat Sandwich thins 4 pairs 
  • Tomato ketchup 
  • Bell pepper – 1
  • Onions – 1
  • Tomatoes  – 1
  • Spinach – 1 cup
  • Oregano powder- 1 t spoon
  • Italian seasoning- 1/2 t spoon 
  • Black pepper powder- 1/2 t spoon 
  • Chilly flakes- a pinch
  • Salt – 1/2 t spoon 
  • Mozerella cheese grated – 1 cup
  1. In a bowl mix all ingredients except cheese, ketchup and sandwich thins 
  2. Put aluminum foil on oven tray
  3. Place sandwich thins on the tray by placing a piece of butter below that
  4. Apply tomato ketchup on all thins (skip this if you are on diet)
  5. Evenly distribute the mixed vegetables on all thins
  6. Put grated mozzarella on top
  7. Pre heat oven on 375•F for 5 minutes 
  8. Place the tray in oven and cook it on 375•F for 10 minutes 
  9. Adjust heat and time as per your oven. I used gas oven.
  10. Remove the tray and enjoy your healthy sandwich thins pizza

Rasam ( ಸಾರು)

Tomatoes- 2

Tamarind paste – 2 spoon

Jaggery / sugar – 1 t spoon

Adafoetida (ingu) – a pinch

MTR rasam powder – 2 t spoon 

Garlic – 2 cloves (optional)

Curry leaves- 1strand

Coriander leaves – a handful 

  1. Boil tomatoes in water
  2. Grind to paste after cooling 
  3. In a cooking vessel boil tomato paste ,tamarind ,jaggery ,MTR rasam powder , salt by adding 2 cups of water. Use the water in which you boiled tomatoes 
  4. In a seasoning pan heat 2 spoons of oil / ghee
  5. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, asafoetida, curry leaves, dry red chilly and garlic cloves
  6. Pour this seasoning on boiling tomato paste.
  7. Add coriander leaves.
  8. Close the lid and switch off the stove.
  9. Serve this rasam with rice 

Soya paneer capsicum (no garlic onion ginger)

 This Sunday my daughter prepared this curry entirely by herself by just following my instructions. So proud of her. 😊

Half Red bell pepper 

Half green bell pepper 

Paneer cubes – half cup 

Soya chunks – half cup

Green chili – 1
Tomato- 1

Cashew nuts- 10

Cumin powder- 1/2 t spoon 

Red chili powder- 1/2 t spoon 

Coriander powder- 1/2 t spoon 

Garam masala – 1/4 t spoon 

Cinnamon clove powder- 1/4 t spoon

Kasuri methi crushed  – 1/4 t spoon 

Coriander leaves – few strands for garnishing 

  1. Soak paneer in warm water 
  2. In a vessel boil water and add soya chunks and let it boil for 2 minutes then remove soya chunks from boiling water and let it cool.
  3. Roast green chili cashews and half of chopped bell peppers in a pan
  4. Cook tomatoes with little water and let it cool

Cooking steps 

  1. Take oil in a cooking vessel and heat it
  2. Add cumin seeds and turmeric powder 
  3. Add remaining bell peppers paneer cubes and sauté it. 
  4. Squeeze and remove excess water from soya chunks and add it to cooking pan
  5. Sprinkle 1 t spoon salt or as required, mix well and close the lid.
  6. In mixer grind roasted green chili cashew nuts tomato kasuri methi bell peppers chili powder cumin powder coriander powder garam masala cinnamon clove powder and tomatoes 
  7. Add the ground paste to vegetables 
  8. Let it cook for few minutes 
  9. Add chopped coriander leaves 
  10. The paneer soya capsicum curry is ready to serve with Roti/naan/ Indian breads

Kuttavalakki (powdered rice flakes)

Serves 2 people 

2 cup rice flakes ( gatti avalakki)

1 green chili 

1 inch tamarind

1/2 t spoon salt

Jaggery ( bella) 1 inch

1 T spoon sugar

Put all above said ingredients in a mixer and powder it. 

Take 2 t spoon oil in a deep pan and heat it. Add mustard seeds, peanuts, turmeric powder,curry leaves, pinch of asafoetida, then add the avalakki powder and freshly grated coconut and mix well. Remove from heat and serve.

quinoa and brownrice pulav

quinoaI had bought this Quiona&Brown rice from Costco few days back and had used one pack as per the instructions given in the pack. But was not really happy with the taste. But I knew its good for health but was looking for ways to make it tasty.

Today I added few more ingredients and steps and made it to a tasty Quinoa Brownrice Pulav. Now I really don’t have to worry about finishing the remaining packs.

What we need – 1 pack of quinoa & brown rice

green chilly – 1

1/2 cup – chopped red onions

1/2 cup – chopped carrots

1/2 cup – frozen green peas

1/2 cup – Tomato

oil – 2 table spoon

salt – a pinch ( the pack already has salt in it)

curry leaves – 5-6

Turmeric powder – a pinch

Cinnamon and clove powder – a pinch


Head oil in a pan, add green chilly, turmeric powder, onions and sauté for a while

add carrots and green peas and tomato

sprinkle little salt

let it cook for few minutes

now add the contents of quiona & brown rice pack

Add a cup of water and let it cook for 5-10 minutes.

Your quiona & brown rice pulav is ready. Serve it with Cucumber Raita.