Besan ladoo | Indian sweet


Besan ladoo with step by step pictures.

Besan ladoo is one of the easiest sweet to make. It just needs very few ingredients. There are some keen points to have in mind while making this sweet. First, the roasting of the besan flour. You have to roast the besan flour well in ghee for at least 20 mins. You need patience in doing it. keep the flame low and roast it well till it changes its color to a darker shade. If you skip roasting well you make end up having ladoo with the raw smell of the flour. And the second thing is adding the sugar powder after the roasted flour is cooled well. If you add before it you will not be able to make balls.

Orange Skin(Peel) Kuzhambu | Kuzhambu Recipe

orange skin kuzhambu

We all throw out the skin of oranges after eating the fruit but the skin has more vitamin C than the fruit.Try to make this kuzhambu and eat it.


Red Amarnath Leaves Stir Fry | Sigappu Keerai Thoran (Poriyal)

red amarnath leaves stir fry

Greens are very healthy as there are rich on iron, fibre and many nutrients.But nowadays many hesitate to buy the greens because of the hygiene in handling the leaves by the seller/vendor and place where these are grown.We cannot assure the cleanliness but we can clean it  well in more and more water or with rock salt dissolved in water.


Turmeric Milk | Golden Milk | Haldi Doodh



Turmeric milk with step by step pictures.

Turmeric milk which is also referred to as golden milk is the addition of fresh turmeric roots/rhizome or turmeric powder in milk. This drink is an age-old home remedy/medicine for cold/cough symptoms and indigestion. This drink is rich anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory property. although it is good it also has some side effects causing stomach upset, nausea, dizziness or diarrhea. So when consuming this drink take a break after a week and consume this drink.

Coconut Milk Rice/pulao | Thengai paal Sadam

coconut milk pulao

Coconut milk pulao with step by step pictures and Video.

Its  1st July and  we are in the second half of 2015 couldn't guess how fast months move on.Although it goes the same way we all feel that days are passing  very fast.I pray that God must grant his mercy to fulfil all my resolution i took at the beginning of the year.If you too are in the same situation don't lose hope firmly believe in God and do you best and surely you will achieve it with HIS great mercy.
Sunday meal is always special with either biryani or fried rice or pulao with a must chicken/mutton/beef. Sunday while thinking what to make for lunch a thought rose to make this coconut milk rice and made it.It was super tasty with very mild spiciness and i am sure kiddos will surely like it.

Mangalore Buns | Banana poori/puri

 


Mangalore buns with step by step pictures and video.

Mangalore buns is nothing but banana poori which is deep fried. It is made by making a dough with mashed banana, flour and spice,  which is given some resting hours. After it is rolled into small poori's and deep fried. With the addition of banana these pooris are super soft and delicious. Do give a try and i'm sure you will fall in love with it.  An over-riped banana can also be used for it. An authentic recipe uses refined flour(maida) but here I have used a mix if maida and atta.

Fudgy Brownies | Double Chocolate Brownies

brownie

If you are looking for something rich in chocolate then this brownie is the one for them , sinfully chocolaty and it tastes awesome and I bet you just can't stop  with a piece.I had cooking chocolates left  which I actually bought to make a cake for my son's birthday.Since it was exam time for my daughter & she  won't study if I arrange for a party I dropped my plan and this chocolate was left untouched. Although my kids ate few pieces of it there were some left which I used it here to make this brownie. Do try this and enjoy .

Wheat flour sweet pidi kozhukattai





Wheat flour sweet pidi kozhukattai with step by step picture and video.

Wheat flour sweet pidi kozhukattai is a simple to make easy kozhukatti. Unlike pooran kozhukattai where we have to make outer dough , inner stuffing , make the outer dough into a shape , fill with the proan and steam, here just mix all the ingredients make into shape and steam it. We can make this with any flour, ,millet, rice flour, etc.
Let us see how to make this.

Sweet stuffed Foxtail millet kozhukattai /Mothagam | Healthy Kozhukattai

In my previous post of kozhukkai( Foxtail millet paal kozhukatai) i wrote about another version than this is the one.Yes this is a stuffed version of healthy kozhukattai ,try making these and enjoy the festival.


Motichoor ladoo without making boondhi | Easy diwali sweet


Motichoor laddoo with step by step picture and video.

Motichoor ladoo is sweet/balls prepared by soaking tiny fried besan flour balls in sugar syrup. One difficulty in making it is the tiny balls. Here I have shared an alternate way to make this laddoo by not making that boondhi.  Here we use channa dal instead of besan flour. Let us see how to make this.

Instant Oats Idli- Easy Breakfast | Step by Step



Instant Oats Idli- Easy Breakfast | Step by Step

Instant oats idli with step by step pictures And video.

Easy instant, healthy idli with oats.When you don't any batter in the refrigerator make this idli and enjoy.It is somewhat similar to rava idli except for the addition of roasted oats flour.

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