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!
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!
I made this almond and paneer rice on Vijaya Dasami ( Dussehra). I had lots of chores to be completed and so wanted to make a simple, but wholesome lunch. Also, I did not have much vegetables. It’s like making regular vegetable pulao. Since I wanted the paneer to be crisp, I added the sautéedRead more about Almond and Paneer Rice… Read More!
Mojito is basically a cocktail made with mint leaves, lemon, white rum, sugar and soda water. Today I made a mocktail with mango based on this recipe. It’s very easy to make and truly a very refreshing summer drink:) Ingredients Ripe mango – 1 Sugar – 4 -6 tsps Mint leaves – 2 tbsps LemonRead more about Mango Mojito… Read More!