Anubala's Kitchen

Rasam rava upma

Rasam rava upma

Rasam rava upma Rava upma is one of my most favourite breakfast dish. I have very fond childhood memories associated with this humble dish. Fortunately, my family is also fond of this dish, except my daughter. I make this often at home and since my daughter is not so fond of the traditional recipe, IRead more about Rasam rava upma[…]

Beans and Paneer Salad

Beans and Paneer Salad

Interesting, healthy and new salad recipe which is rich in protein and low in calories, ideal for all age groups.

Samai Vengaya Paniyaram

Samai Vengaya Paniyaram

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

Rava Pongal

Rava pongal is an interesting and easy to make alternative for the regular and traditional Ven Pongal.

Paneer Tikka Cheese Sandwich

Paneer Tikka Cheese Sandwich

Indian cottage cheese is known as paneer which is made by coagulating milk using lemon juice or vinegar or whey water. It is also known as chenna. Paneer is a very good source of complete protein and calcium for vegetarians. In vegetarian diet, complete protein can be obtained only by combining complementary plant protein sources.Read more about Paneer Tikka Cheese Sandwich[…]

Tuvarai Kuzhambu

Tuvarai Kuzhambu

Fresh tuvarai or pigeon peas are richer source of iron and zinc.

Duet Idiyappam

Duet Idiyappam

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[…]

Ram Ladoo Subzi

Ram Ladoo Subzi

Ram ladoo is not a sweet as the name suggests. It’s actually a very famous chat made with mixed lentils and served with a very unique radish leaves green chutney and garnished with grated radish.Yesterday, I made Ram ladoos, but served it not as a chat but as a subzi and served with hot phulkas.Read more about Ram Ladoo Subzi[…]

Protein Rich Sabudana Khichadi

Protein Rich Sabudana Khichadi

Sabudana khichadi is a very popular dish from Maharashtrian cuisine and my personal favourite too. Sabudana, known as sago in English and javarisi in Tamizh is not a grain, but is made out of tapioca.Tapioca is known as kappa kezhangu in Tamizh. It is rich in carbohydrates and is easily digestible. So it can beRead more about Protein Rich Sabudana Khichadi[…]

Idli Fry

Idli Fry

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

Rava Khichadi

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[…]

Malai Makai Palak

Malai Makai Palak

After a long time, I could manage to buy some palak. I initially thought of making palak paneer, but paneer was not available that day. There was corn at home, so decided to use that. I am very fond of Nita Metha’s palak paneer recipe. I made few changes to that recipe to suit toRead more about Malai Makai Palak[…]

Vazhaikai Podimas

Vazhaikai Podimas

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[…]

Nungu Payasam

Nungu Payasam

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[…]

Roasted Tomato Rice

Roasted Tomato Rice

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[…]

Pineapple Rasam

Pineapple Rasam

Rasam is a comfort food for most of the South Indians. And am no exception to that. There are many varieties of rasam. Pineapple rasam is a very famous variety. It is generally a part of wedding feasts. It’s actually a delicacy. At home it’s made for special occasions. I made this today after aRead more about Pineapple Rasam[…]