To make Beetroot Idiyappam had been in my mind for a long time. Finally, I made it few days back for breakfast. It’s the usual idiyappam recipe only. I just added boiled beetroot purée to the rice flour. There was not much change in the flavour, but it certainly enhances the nutritive value of theRead more about Beetroot Idiyappam… Read More!
Few weeks back, when I had gone to visit my mom, while chatting, she shared this recipe with me. She had learnt it from her neighbour it seems and was very excited about sharing the recipe with me:) She had already tried the recipe and said that the dosa was very tasty. I have neverRead more about Tomato Dosa… Read More!
Few weeks back, I made this Oats and Rava Paniyaram for breakfast. I generally make Rava and oats idli. That day, as I was preparing the batter for idli, I got this sudden idea of making it as paniyaram. Trusting my instincts, I went ahead and made them. Paniyaram came out with perfect texture, slightlyRead more about Oats and Rava Paniyaram… Read More!
I am very fond of watching cookery shows on TV. In one such show, I saw this recipe of curry Leaves Paneer tikka,a week back. I found it to be very interesting and a innovative way of adding curry leaves in a dish. I couldn’t wait to try the recipe. I made it the nextRead more about Curry Leaves Paneer Tikka Burger… Read More!
Two days back, I made this Pudina Poha for breakfast. Rice flakes is known as poha in hindi and aval in tamil. Both poha and pudina ( mint leaves) are very rich in iron. Iron is required for the formation of haemoglobin. So, deficiency in dietary iron results in Anaemia. Iron deficiency anaemia is veryRead more about Pudina Poha… Read More!
Field beans are known as Mochai in tamil and Val in hindi.Field beans are very rich source of protein, dietary fibre and provide a number of health benefits. They are rich in calcium, contain high amounts of minerals like iron, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium. Few days back, I bought these beautiful, fresh field beans. AsRead more about Field Beans and Idli Stew… Read More!
Few days back, I made this Chole Semiya pulao for daughter’s school tiffin. Chickpeas are known as chole in hindi and konda kadalai in tamil. It is a very rich source of protein, dietary fibre and manganese. Like most of the kids, she is also not very fond of Upma varieties. So, I try toRead more about Chole Semiya Pulao… Read More!
Snake gourd known as podalangai in Tamil and chichinda in Hindi, is a very healthy and a humble vegetable, but not a very popular one among kids. It’s low in calories, but rich in fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals. It’s mildly laxative, helps in reducing fever and good for people who are diabetic. Few daysRead more about Snake Gourd Paratha… Read More!
Vadacurry is a very famous , delicious and spicy gravy from the Chetinadu cuisine which is generally served with Idli/ Dosa/ Idiyappam/ Appam. Set dosa and vadacurry is a very famous combo served in all restaurants in Tami Nadu. In the restaurants, vadacurry is generally made with left over masala vadai. Vadacurry has been inRead more about Vadacurry… Read More!
Kadappa is a very traditional dish from Kumbakonam, a district in Tamil Nadu. It’s a very unique and a delicious gravy made with potatoes and moong dal which is generally served with idli/ dosa / puri. I came to know about this dish from my dear sister in law, Vijaya,who is an outstanding home cook.Read more about Kumbakonam Kadappa… Read More!