Lemon rasam

Rasam is  basically South Indian soup, that takes a main part in their feast. There are many varieties of rasam and most of them have tamarind extract as their main item. But lemon rasam is something exceptioal, that is made without tamarind. The preparation of this rasam is quite different and very easy. You also use moong dhal instead of...

Kaju balls

         Kaju balls/ Kaju katli is made from cashews, sugar, ghee.  It differs from kaju burfi in two ways. Kaju burfi contains milk powder or milk but kaju katli is made without milk. Also the shelf life of kaju katli is more than that of the burfi. My mom makes this in a different way. She soaks...

Teacher’s day special

      When I started my school, I remember the very first day in kindergarten. I was not happy to be there.  I was crying….crying…. and crying. But Rosy mam, you seeded the interest in me by showering your love. I just cant forget you in my life.         Days passed by, and there are many...

Rice flour roti

Rice flour roti as the name indicates, is made of rice flour instead of wheat flour. I was bored of eating idli, dosa and chappathi. I wonna try something new and landed up with this recipe. The process of making the dough is slightly different and this is the main step. Once this is made well, then the other procedures...

Chenai Mezhukkuperatti

Elephant yam is an edible tuber, that is consumed mostly in the tropical regions. The name elephant yam is due to the reason that it resembles the foot of the elephant to a great extent. They are rich in carbohydrates, proteins and vitamins. The antioxidants in it make it very nutritious. They help in reducing LDL which is the bad...

Masala papad roll

        Masala papad is an Indian starter dish that includes the ingredients which induce the appetite. So you can serve it before lunch or as an evening snack.  This is one of the easy recipes and you can make it in a jiffy. You can make slight variations in the stuffings based on the ingredients available to...

Chakka kuru thoran

Jackfruit seeds are gathered from the ripe fruit, sun-dried and stored for use in rainy season in many parts of South Indian states. They are indeed very rich in protein and nutritious. The fresh seeds are rich in starch and low in calcium and iron but a good source of both vitamin B1 and vitamin B12. Whenever my dad bring the...

Samba ravai upma

Wheat Rava is also known as Godhumai Rava or samba rava in tamil and dalia in hindi & is an excellent source of fiber and is also low in cholesterol.Wheat  Rava Upma is a simple and healthy breakfast. Its not only healthy, but also a filling breakfast recipe. You can also add vegetables to make it more delicious and nutritious. INGREDIENTS...

Green peas pulao

Jeera rice is a very simple and flavourful rice that can be prepared in a few minutes. I first tasted this recipe in my brother’s house. My sister-in-law made this and I am in love with it.  I made few changes to this recipe and everyone at home loved it. INGREDIENTS         Rice – 1 cup Green...

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