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Raw Papaya Curry | Raw Papaya Thoran | Side Dish for Rice


The first time I tasted this kootu was at my sister-in-law's house, amazed by the taste I enquired her what was it.When revealed it was raw papaya I was shocked as it was so tasty and yummy.Ever since that, I want to try it at home.Back Chennai I always look for raw papaya at vegetable vendors but fail to find it.When I see a papaya tree with fruit I would say, my kids, we should try pluck one or two to make dishes but my daughter would scold me for it.

Beetroot Bread | Healthy Homemade Bread

Beetroot Bread | Healthy Homemade Bread

Baking bread at home is also fun and kinda rejuvenating.Though I have baked baked bread / buns at home it was some long back may be two years before.So last week I decided to try my hand on yeast and tried masala spinach buns which was a massive it.We has it for dinner with mixed vegetable bhaji.

Orange Flavored Muffins | Oats- Orange Muffins | Healthy Muffins


Another breakfast muffins with oats, wheat flour, egg, and oranges.When it comes to cupcakes I admit I'm obsessed and love trying a variety of it by changing the ingredients.When our fruit basket had some oranges I was eyeing to make muffins with it and did it yesterday for an after-school snack.

Beetroot Dhokla | Snack Recipe


Beetroot Dhokla | Snack Recipe

Beetroot Dhokla with step by step pictures.With a variation from regular dhokla, I have added beetroot puree in it to make it an iron-rich snack.When I made the batter for dhokla it was in a pretty pink color but when I steamed it the color got vanished and it was as regular dhokla.When searched how to fix it got the idea from a site by adding beetroot juice to the tempering agent and pour over it.So if any of you are trying this dhokla be sure you add at least 1\2 cup of beetroot puree to the batter to get nice pink colored dhokla.

ABC Juice | Miracle Drink | Detox Drink


ABC, as the name says its a drink made with apple, beetroot, and carrot.It is also called as miracle drink since it has numerous health benefits.It is also the best detox drink as it helps to flush out toxins from vital organs.Some important health benefits of this drink are heart friendly drink, for spotless clear skin, enhance brain activity, helps in weight loss, boost the immune system and detoxifies vital organs.

Spinach Buns | Masala Palak Pav | Healthy Pav/Bun

Spinach Buns | Masala Palak Pav | Healthy Bun
Masala Spinach pav/buns with step by step pictures.
Spinach is one healthy green which is used widely everywhere. We can make a variety of dishes with this healthy green, together with dal or just stir fry or in salad and many more. Add its puree to make Indian flatbread varieties is also a way of including it. Here I have used the puree to make buns/pav. Adding other spices to it make this pav and an excellent snack or a dinner roll.

Spinach Chakli | Palak Murukku | Snack Recipe



Murukku /Chakli is one Indian snack which is widely prefered by all people to munch on with evening tea.Tough it it deep fried people prefer it and is mostly prepared in all house holds for any festival.Add spinach/palak to it make it healthy , right?. I have also added few mint leaves in addition to spinach for an extra flavor/aroma.

Banana Oats Muffins | Breakfast Muffins



Oats is one great ingredient rich in iron and other vital nutrients.People opting for diet go for this grain as it helps in weight management.Here this muffin I have added the powdered form of it in addition to the flour to make it healthy.Together with banana and egg, this muffin makes a perfect breakfast option.

Bread Cups | Bread Veggie Cups | Kids Recipe


Bread cups is one easy kid's friendly recipe that had to be had as breakfast or snack.Making this recipe takes very little time.With veggie chopped in and cheese grated your food is ready in five minutes.I have used vegetables for filling but willing you can make it non-veg with some pan-fried boneless chicken pieces.Also, I have used whole wheat bread here you can use white bread also.Since wheat bread is healthy I mostly opt for it.

Avocado Oats Smoothie | Breakfast Smoothie

Avocado oats smoothie  is a healthy,nutrious and filling smoothie.We all know oats nutrient composition is well balanced with proteins,vitamins, minerals and less fat.It has a powerful soluble fiber called beta-glucan which reduces cholesterol and blood sugar.It is good option for weight watchers as it is filling and healthy.Iron content in it is 20% of daily requirement. Adding avocado to it makes it even more healthier and power packed to start the day.

Homemade Mayonnaise | 1 Minute Mayonnaise


Mayonnaise is a thick, creamy dressing often used in many dishes.It is one of the most familiar condiments used world wide.Make it at home just require few ingredients and very little time say just a minute.The key ingredient is egg ,oil, and lemon and other ingredients are additional.I have used my immersion blender but you can also use your mixer if you don't have an immersion blender.

Pumpkin Soup | Pumpkin Pepper Soup | Winter Recipe


Pumpkin Soup | Pumpkin Pepper Soup | Winter Recipe

Pumpkin pepper soup with step by step pictures. When it is cold outside we all feel to have something hot.Here the climate in Chennai has changed a lot from how sunny days to rainy day and cold nights.For past eight days it was a rain holiday for school and I was so happy to get up lesuirely at morning.Kids at home always want hot,hot dishes for all three times a day and I to enjoyed making different recipe and relishing it hot.

Quinoa Curd Rice | Quinoa Recipes | Lunch Box



Quinoa curd rice with step by step pictures.My main reason to buy quinoa is that its a super healthy food and after buying it from amazon I want to try as much as recipes with it.To start with I made the first post about how to cook quinoa and then this curd rice which was yummuliciuos.


How To Cook Quinoa | Step by Step Pictures


How to cook Quinoa with step by step pictures.Quinoa is one of the world's best healthy food.It is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids.It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B-vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants.

Witch Finger Cookies | Halloween Special | Step by Step pictures


Witch finger cookies with step by step pictures. This is a simple cookie that can be made for a halloween party.With the simple cookies dough, some jam and few whole almonds you can easily make this cookie.Every year during Halloween when I see bloggers posting this I want to do it but due to laziness I never did.This year I had a strong decision that I must do it.Since today is rain holiday in Chennai I had more leisure time and I mostly prefer to bake a new stuff when my kids are near about so as I can share my happiness if the baked products with them.I baked it and my kids loved it.