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… 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!
Kohlrabi is known as Knol Khol in Tamil. This belongs to the family of vegetables which has sulphur, like cabbage, cauliflower, radish, broccoli etc. It’s very rich in fibre, minerals and vitamins, specially vitamin C and B vitamins. It has lot of water too. It’s mildly sweet and has a crisp texture. It aids weightRead more about Spicy Knol Khol Rice… Read More!
Few days back, I made this for lunch as I wanted to do an one pot meal. I had been thinking of trying out this recipe for sometime. Inspiration for this recipe is the Grilled Paneer Tikka Sandwich which I had made few months back. As usual the recipe fell in place as I startedRead more about Paneer Tikka Fried Rice… Read More!
Happy Women’s Day! It’s certainly a day of big celebration. But I was not in a mood for any elaborate cooking. So, I decided to make something simple, wholesome and which would take less time. I had already planned to make something with soya today. Since my kids are not too fond of soya, IRead more about Soya Chutney Rice… Read More!
Kothu Parotta is a very special delicacy from Tamil Nadu. Its generally made with Parotta( layered paratha), egg or meat and spicy sauce. The vegetarian version is known as Chilli Parotta. The shredded Parotta is sautéed with spicy mixed vegetables. This is s very famous dish in Saravana Bhavan restaurant. My son is very fondRead more about Chilli Parotta… Read More!
Today morning when I got up early in the morning, I realised that I had not planned anything for the day’s breakfast. My immediate thought was upma. Then I thought of making pasta. While putting the water to boil for cooking pasta, I thought of cooking pasta the single pot method ( easy and quickRead more about Quick Cheese Pasta… Read More!
I had spent really lot of time in the kitchen preparing Diwali sweets for the past few days. So, I wanted to make a simple but a wholesome meal for lunch. Today’s lunch menu was Crispy Okra lentil Rice served with raita. Okra is known as vendakai in Tamil and bhindi in Hindi. This isRead more about Crispy Okra Lentil Rice… Read More!
Khichdi is one the healthiest and tasty one pot meal that you can make very easily. Khichdi is made with rice and lentils and it’s cooked to a soft,semi solid consistency. It’s a very popular dish all over India. Every region has its own recipe of khichdi. It is a nutritious and a comfort foodRead more about Moong and Vegetable Khichdi… Read More!
Today, I didn’t had to pack lunch. Both kids were at home and my husband had a lunch meeting. So, decided to make an interesting one pot meal. My daughter is very fond of American Chopsuey. That’s her standard order in Chinese restaurants. I decided to make that as a treat for her ( sheRead more about American Chopsuey… Read More!