Healthy, delicious, creamy and easy to make pachadi ( raita).
Samai, known as little millet in english is a power packed grain which is rich in protein, fibre, healthy fat, calcium and iron. It is a gluten free grain and can be easily used in place of rice in many rice based recipes. Samai paniyaram is an easy to make, healthy and a delicious paniyaram variety which can be served for breakfast, as a snack and can be packed for tiffin.
Rava pongal is an interesting and easy to make alternative for the regular and traditional Ven Pongal.
Fresh tuvarai or pigeon peas are richer source of iron and zinc.
Idiyappam or string hoppers are one of my family’s most breakfast dish. It’s easy to make, light on the stomach and healthy too. Since everyone is fond of this dish at home, I make it quite frequently and also try varieties to make it more nutritious and interesting. I have made Idiyappam with ragi, kodoRead more about Duet Idiyappam[…]
Few days back, I saw a very interesting street food idli dish in social media. The colour and the texture of the dish was so impressive that I tried immediately at home. It was very delicious. I could not guess the sauces that were added and it was also not mentioned in that video. So,Read more about Idli Fry[…]
Rava Khichadi is a very famous dish from the South Indian cuisine. It is a simple dish and easy to make. Very delicious and colourful, rava khichadi is a wholesome dish and can be had as an anytime meal. As rava is easy to digest, it can be given to small children as well asRead more about Rava Khichadi[…]
Vazhaikai Podimas is a delicacy from Tamil Brahmins cuisine. It is a simple recipe made with simple and easily available ingredients at home. The trick in making perfect vazhaikai podimas lies in selection of the right kind of raw banana and cooking the banana. Raw banana should be firm and hard and not the tenderRead more about Vazhaikai Podimas[…]
I am very fond of fruits and nungu is one of my most favourite fruit. Palm fruit is called as Nungu in Tamizh. It’s commonly known as Ice apple is English as it looks like ice. Nungu is a summer fruit. It has lot of water content and is rich in sodium and potassium andRead more about Nungu Payasam[…]
Tomato rice is a very common dish and made often in most of the households. I made a very different tomato rice few days back for lunch. I had made roasted tomato rice. It was really unique and delicious. My family really liked it. It is my own recipe and like all my recipes, itRead more about Roasted Tomato Rice[…]