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!
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!
Little millet, known as samai in tamizh can replace rice in many recipes. Millers are richer in protein and it’s good to include in day to day diet. Few days ago, I tried making paniyaram with samai instead of rice. The paniyaram was soft inside and had a crispy crust. It was indeed yummy andRead more about Samai Paniyaram… Read More!
My daughter has been asking for waffles for a very long time. So, finally I made Belgium waffles for breakfast yesterday. I looked for a good recipe in the net and successfully found one too ( Marie’s recipe from www.food.com). It was a perfect recipe and very easy to make. The waffles had a crispRead more about Belgium Waffles… Read More!
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… Read More!
My daughter’s favourite school lunch box option is sandwich. She says it’s very convenient to eat in school. So, yesterday I made sandwich for breakfast. Since I had yogurt in plenty, I had made hung curd the previous day. The plan was to make a no cook cheesecake, instead used it as a spread toRead more about Summer Sandwich… 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!
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!
It has been a while since I made Chinese food at home. Two days back, when I checked my fridge, I realised that I had all the ingredients to make some basic Chinese food. So, I made Cauliflower Manchurian and served it with Fried rice. Cauliflower Manchurian really came out well. All of us atRead more about Cauliflower Manchurian … Read More!