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!
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’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!
Khaman dhokla is a traditional Gujarati dish and my family’s favourite. I make it quite often at home as it’s a healthy breakfast dish and can be made in a jiffy. For a long time, it has been in my mind to make sandwich dhokla. Finally, I made it few days back for breakfast. IRead more about Sandwich Dhokla… 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 had bought paneer and bread yesterday as I had planned to make paneer sandwich for today’s breakfast. In the morning, when I opened the fridge, the first thing that I saw was fresh mint leaves and fresh, colourful capsicums. It acted as an instant inspiration to make paneer tikka and since I had toRead more about Grilled Paneer Tikka Sandwich… 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!
Sago is known as Sabudana in Hindi and Javarisi in Tamil. It’s made from tapioca roots. It’s rich in protein and helps in reducing blood pressure and easy to digest. Many have Sabudana khichdi while fasting as its nutritious and light on the stomach. It is also introduced as first solid foods to infants. IRead more about Sabudana Khichdi… Read More!
Hello everyone! I am back to blogging again after a very long time. December 2015 had been a very happening month for majority of Chennaites which am sure none would be looking forward to again. It’s time to get over all that and look forward to a beautiful and a brilliant year:) To keep withRead more about Sweet Corn Khuzhi Appam… Read More!
One of the most easy to make and tasty variety of mixed rice is lemon rice. It’s a good lunch box option , very ideal dish to carry during travel or picnics too. Also it’s my one my family’s most favourite dish 🙂 Ingredients Cooked rice – 6 cups Lemon – 2 medium sized SaltRead more about Lemon Rice… Read More!