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...

Aloo poha

       Poha is known as aval in tamil. Poha or flattened rice flakes are a good prebiotic or probiotic food, easily and cheaply available to all.It is light on the stomach and easy to digest. It is a source of instant energy on account of the rice content. Rice also provides vitamin B1 and stabilizes blood sugar. Peanuts contained in Poha...

Puli inji

        Puliinji or Injipuli is a dark brown Keralite curry made of ginger, green chillies and jaggery. It is also a part of tamilnadu cuisine. It is also known as Puli inji in some parts of Kerala, South India. It is served as part of the sadhya. INGREDIENTS Ginger -1/4 cup heaped (finely chopped) Green chilli – 4-5 finely chopped Turmeric powder...

Paavakkai pitlai

Bittergourd as the name indicates, it is a bitter vegetable. So most of us have an aversion towards this vegetable. But it is an excellent source of Vitamins, magnesium, zinc, folic acid and manganese. It is very popular throughout South Asia. In Northern India, it is often prepared with potatoes and served with yoghurt on the side to offset the bitterness,...

Mor Kootaan

Morkootaan or mor kuzhambu is one of my favourite recipes. It is one of the kerala recipes. You can make this with Chembu(Colocassia), Elavan(Ash gourd), Pooshani(White pumpkin), Urulai kizhangu (Potato), vazhaikaai (plantain). INGREDIENTS Buttermilk – 250 ml or 1 large glass Curry leaves – few Turmeric powder  -A pinch Salt – As required Vegetables (White pumpkin/potato/plantain/yam) – few pieces For...

Tofu delight

        Tofu, also called bean curd, is a food made by coagulating soy milk,and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks.It is also called as Soy paneer. There are many different varieties of tofu, including fresh tofu and tofu that has been processed in some way. Tofu has a subtle flavor and can be used in savory...

Chambakka thoran rice

Chambakka, a bell shaped fruit that can be called with many names.We have this tree in our backyard. We got the sapling from one of our family friends. He makes garland out of this fruit. It blossoms in summer. The colour of the fruit varies from white to red. Though at first we were not able to find the name...

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