Cluster Beans Dish | Kothavarai Thoran | Side Dish for Rice


Cluster beans called as " kothavarai" is one type of beans variety which is rich in iron content.This os one vegetable I rarely buy and if aviyal  is one menu at home then it's necessary for this vegetable as this gives nice crunchy effect to the dish.sometimes I use normal french beans in aviyal but that taste differ.

Sweet Rava Pongal | Pongal recipe

 


Sweet rava pongal with step by step picture and video.

Pongal is celebrated on the first day of Tamil month " Thai". It is the harvest festival  celebrated in Tamil Nadu.On this day people make pongal with rice both sweet and savory version.For this year I made sweet rava pongal instead of rice.I do have some variety of pongal in my blog, you can check it out.

Barley Pongal | Healthy Indian Breakfast


Looking for some healthy breakfast recipe then try this barley pongal which is healthy,filling,tasty and easy to make.I got this recipe idea from here.While making i was little worried how my kids would like it or not, my daughter who is a best critic liked it very much.Barley has many health benefit  some are its very rich in fibre,great source of zinc,etc.One thing i would like to share is ,eat it hot ( not only this any pongal variety)to get the real taste of it.




Sugarcane juice Pongal | Karumbu charu Pongal



Sugarcane juice Pongal with step by step pictures and video

 Happy Pongal to all.

This is a regular Pongal in which sugar cane juice is added for sweetness instead of jaggery. It tastes so good when it is warm. Now is the time to make this as you will have leftover sugarcane from the festival. As I got just a cup of juice it was not able to give the sweetness, hence I added some rock candy.

Chicken cutlet | how to make chicken cutlet



Chicken cutlet/Tikki with step by step pictures.


Chicken Cutlet is a yummy snack /appetizer that every kid would definitely love it. You can use it as an after-school snack or as patties for a burger. I made this for my kids after school snack and served it with mint chutney and tomato sauce. Both my kids loved it to the core. I used chicken breast pieces to make this cutlet but you also boil the usual pieces, remove flesh from it and make. Let us see how to make this easy cutlet.

Samai Paal Payasam | Little Millet Pudding | Millet Recipe

We all know about the health benefits of millets and many would have been using it in many ways.you can check all my millets recipes from my recipe index.Here i have use it to make a sweet dish,a pudding which not only taste good but healthy too.Do give a try this payasam with the millet in alternative to your regular rice.
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