Kothu parotta or chilli parotta is my family’s favourite dish. It’s a complete dish, so I generally make for school tiffin and breakfast. Few days back, I had made kothu parotta for breakfast and school tiffin. Usually I add boiled chickpeas for the protein part of the recipe. Since, I had not soaked chickpeas, IRead more about Paneer Tikka Kothu Parotta… Read More!
The month of Aadi ( Tamil month) is considered very auspicious, especially Aadi sevvai ( tuesday) and Aadi velli ( friday). Every family have their own way of celebration. In our family, we make Kozhakattai ( South Indian version of dumplings) on one of the Aadi velli. Yesterday being Aadi velli, I made vella KozhakattaiRead more about Verkadalai Ammani Kozhakattai… Read More!
Bagara Baingan is a very popular vegetarian dish from the Hyderabadi cuisine. It’s generally served along with Hyderabadi biryani or plain steamed rice. It’s a very delicious dish made with brinjals. Peanuts and sesame seeds add a very nutty and unique flavour to this dish. I made this few days back for lunch. I hadRead more about Bagara Baingan… Read More!
Parathas are my daughter’s favourite food for school tiffin. She says it’s non messy and that she finds it very easy to eat. I make Parathas once a week at least. So, I always try to make different stuffings. Few days back, I made these delicious Broccoli Paratha. As always, it’s a very easy toRead more about Broccoli Paratha… Read More!
Vadai Morekhuzhambu is a traditional Tamil brahmin dish. It’s the South Indian version of the Khadi pakora. Crispy vadas simmered in creamy Morekhuzhambu is a delicacy indeed. The recipe is simple, but care has to be taken to make a smooth Khuzhambu as yogurt when cooked can curdle and make the gravy grainy which isRead more about Vadai Morekhuzhambu… Read More!
Podi Idli is my family’s favourite dish. I make it often at home. Few days back I made these yummy Curry Leaves and Peanuts Podi Idli, idea inspiration from my dear cousin, Viji. She told me that one of her favourite dish was the curry leaves podi idli served in Murugan Idli Shop. Not once,Read more about Curry Leaves and Peanuts Podi Idli… Read More!
It’s been a long time since I posted anything in my website. I had taken a long break due to lot of reasons. Now, am back to blogging with a very easy to make sweet dish, 7 Cups Burfi. As the name suggests, this burfi is made with 7 cups of ingredients. It’s probably oneRead more about 7 Cups Burfi… Read More!
Food presentation is as important as the food itself. Visual appeal entices the taste buds. Serve the food in clean and attractive serving dishes. Children would show more interest in eating when food is served beautifully. Avoid using plastic plates and spoons.
The most important thing to make healthy food is cleanliness. Few points to keep in mind to maintain a clean kitchen. 1. Sweep and mop the kitchen everyday. 2. Clean the kitchen counter before and after use.. 3. Arrange the storage boxes in the order and frequency of use. 4. Wash well and dry theRead more about Kitchen Cleanliness… Read More!
Cereals 1. Rice ( raw rice, basmati rice and idli rice) 2. Wheat flour 3. Semolina ( Rava) 4. Vermicelli ( semiya) 5. Rice flakes ( poha/ aval) 6. Sago ( sabudhana/ javarisi) 7. Millets 8. Rice flour 9. Ragi flour 10. Oats Pulses 1. Tuvar dhal ( pigeon peas/ tuvaram paruppu) 2. Yellow MoongRead more about Basic Grocery list… Read More!