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!
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!
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… 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!
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 … Read More!
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… Read More!
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… 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!