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.
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]