How to cook palm sprouts / how to cook panam kilangu

 



Palm sprouts which known as panam kilangu is a healthy, fibrous tube. It is got when Palm seeds are buried in soil. In souther districts of Tamil nadu one can get good and thick variety palm sprouts. This kilangu will purify your urine and has numerous health benefits. When buying these always opt for thick and big sprouts which will have more flesh.

2 ingredients mango ice cream | Easy homemade ice cream

 


2 ingredients ice cream with step by step pictures.

As mango is the king among fruits and  we have wait for summer to taste this yummylicious yellow fruit.  Some prefer to eat it as fruit and some make different dishes and indulge in it. I already have an ice cream recipe with mango, you can check it here. Another 2ingredients ice cream in my blog is strawberry ice cream. I have used the same method here.

Thandai | Spiced Milk with Dry Fruits | Holi Recipe



Thandai with step by step pictures.

Happy Holi to all, my hearty wishes for all and I wish you lives be colourful.This thandai is a spiced milk with dry fruits and a must in this holi festival.Being a food blogger i too want try it.We all loved it to the core



Nannari Syrup with jaggery | Summer drink


Nannari/Sarasparilla syrup with step by step pictures.

Nannari is a medicinal root used to prepare this syrup. You can get this in a local Siddha medical shop,(Nattu Marunthu Kadai). This root is one of the best coolants for this summer. You can easily get this syrup in all departmental store where it will be labeled as a synthetic flavoring used and also they used sugar to make this. I have bought this syrup before but I always want to try it at home. so I bought this root from a local medical store near my house and made it with jaggery. You can also use cane sugar.

Elephant Yam/Senai Kilangu Thoran | Side dish for rice




Elephant yam thoran with step by step pictures and video.

This side dish is one of my favourite and i make it often.My little brother love yam very much and if made like this he loves it.You can make raw banana in the same way. A simple rasam along with thoran for hot steamed rice makes the best combo. Do give a try once.

Choc Popsicle | Chocolate popsicle | Summer Recipe


Chocolate popsicle with step by step pictures.

Ice creams/ popsicle and summer are both inseparable. My kids always look into the refrigerator for some chilled drink/goodies. So I decided to make some popsicle from the milk they refuse to drink as they started hating drinking hot health drinks. so if you have any leftover milk make this easy popsicle. Even if you don't have mould just pour into a tumbler/ paper cup, set it and serve.

Vendaikai Puli Kuzhambu | Okra in Tangy-Spicy Gravy

okra gravy

This gravy or kuzhambu is so simple and easy to make with just around 10 mins and it tastes great with hot steamed rice and some fried papad.When you are not in a mood to cook long elaborate dishes go for this simple comfort one.Here I have used lady's finger but you can also use brinjal instead of it.I have not used coconut in it but if you want to make for more people you may add some coconut paste to get more quantity of the gravy.

Tomato Puri/Poori | Tomato Masala Poori | Breakfast Recipe

Tomato Puri/Poori | Tomato Masala Poori | Breakfast Recipe

Tomato masala poori with step by step pictures.
Poori/puri is one breakfast which my son like the most.So during weekends, I will try to make poori for him.Mostly I make poori with wheat flour so last weekend I want to try a different version of poori and made this tomato poori which tasted yum.I served it with potato curry which is the best combo but you can also serve with chole masala.

Choco Banana Loaf | Eggless choc banana bread ( video recipe)


Choco Banana loaf cake with step by step pictures.

Whenever an overripe banana appears in my table counter, the first thought that would come to my mind is to bake a cake. Since I love banana I buy them more and since my kids hate them the banana would overripe soon. I see that I eat them before they are overripe. If something left out I make bread, muffins or unniappam. This recipe is similar to eggless banana bread except for the addition of cocoa powder. Here I have used a mix of wheat & maida but you can use either one of the flour or a combination.

Quinoa Pradhaman | Quinoa Payasam | Dessert Recipe

Quinoa Pradhaman | Quinoa Payasam | Dessert Recipe

Quinoa pradhamam with step by step pictures.
Quinoa is one healthy food which can be had in many forms. It is a super healthy food rich in nutrients. It is low in carbohydrates hence good for weight loss. As festival season is around the corner I decided to make a dessert with it. This payasam is made with quinoa, coconut milk, and jaggery. Coconut milk can be replaced with ordinary cow milk and jaggery with white sugar.

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