Anubala's Kitchen

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[…]

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[…]

Snake Gourd Whole Moong Rice

Snake Gourd Whole Moong Rice

Snake gourd known as podalangai in Tamil, is a very humble, affordable and a very healthy vegetable, but sadly not a favourite to many. It’s rich in fibre, has lot of water making it a very ideal vegetable for pregnant and lactating women. Also, it’s low in sodium and potassium which makes it a goodRead more about Snake Gourd Whole Moong Rice[…]

Stuffed Bhindi Masala

Stuffed Bhindi Masala

Ladies finger or Okra, is known as bhindi in hindi and vendaikai in Tamil. It’s good source of protein, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus folic acid and fibre. It’s low in potassium and sodium, hence can be included for renal patients when the diet has to have restricted sodium and potassium. My family loves bhindi in allRead more about Stuffed Bhindi Masala[…]

Pudina Poha

Pudina Poha

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[…]

Chole Semiya Pulao

Chole Semiya Pulao

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[…]

Srirangam Vathakhuzhambu 

Srirangam Vathakhuzhambu 

Few days back, my sister Uma, told me about this Khuzhambu. She told that she got the recipe from some source in the net and that it came out very well and very enthusiastically shared the recipe with me. It was indeed very interesting.  A week back, I made this at home for lunch. TheRead more about Srirangam Vathakhuzhambu […]

Paneer Methi

Paneer Methi

My family loves paneer. Anything made with paneer is always welcome at home. Yesterday, for lunch, I made Paneer Methi, a new gravy for lunch. Fenugreek leaves are known as methi in hindi and Vendhaya keerai in tamil. Methi leaves are rich source of iron, potassium and vitamin C. This is my own recipe. IRead more about Paneer Methi[…]

Basundi

Basundi

Two weeks back, a few of my friends from college had come home for lunch. I was meeting two of them after nearly 20 years. Needless to say, we all had a great time filled with silly jokes and non stop laughter, just like our good old college days. I had made a very traditional SouthRead more about Basundi[…]