Ragi Idiyappam | Finger Millet Flour String Hoppers | Millet Recipes

ragi string hoppers

We all know millets are healthy and rich in nutrients and one should use them in a meal  either in breakfast,lunch or dinner.My kids love string hoppers/ idiyappam  so i tried making it with ragi  flour for breakfast today.It can be had with simple red coconut chutney ,kurma,or any non-veg gravy else with sugar.I slightly adopted it from here.

Channa Dal Payasam | Kadalai Paruppu Pradhman | Festive Recipe



Channa dal payasam with step by step pictures.

I love sweet and to end my meal i search of some sweets always.Also i love to try my hands on with any new sweet variety.On Onam which was on last Sunday i prepared two payasam one with vermicelli and another one is this channa dal.Do give a try to satisfy you sweet crave like me.


Paal Kozhukattai | Rice Flour Balls cooked in Sweetened Coconut milk


Paal kozhukattai is a simple dish in which a rice flour balls are prepared by boiling milk,water and rice flour together to get a thickened dough consistency.It is then shaped into small balls and cooked again in sweetened coconut milk.

This recipe is so simple and ultimately delicious for people like me who have a sweet tooth.Here I have used white sugar but you can also use jaggery in place of it.

Besan Ladoo- Microwave method

Besan ladoo

This besan ladoo by microwaved method I tried from Homely food blog of meena.First I thought how its going to be & will my kids like it,to say the truth my  daughter who hates sweet dishes liked it very much and ate few ladoos,i always like sweets very much.It tasted awesome.Its very very easy as it by microwave means.

Cluster beans mezhukkupuratti | Kerala style cluster beans stir fry



Cluster beans mezhukkupuratti with step by step pictures.
 
Cluster beans mezhukkupuratti is a simple Kerala stir fry. Just tempering a cooked vegetable in coconut oil, spices are mezhukkupuratti. You can use any vegetables like carrot, beans, potato, lady's finger.etc.This is one common recipe is Kerala household. Let us see how to make this.

Red Rice Flakes Coconut Milk Pudding / Aval Payasam With Jaggery | Payasam Recipe

Red Aval/Rice flakes payasam

Payasam is an easy dessert one can prepare .When ever i carve to eat something sweet i make  a payasam for lunch relish some and keep it in fridge and will indulge as often.when can make payasam with many ingredients.Here i have used thick red aval (rice flakes),jaggery and coconut milk.Need to say the taste sooo yummy.

Curry leaves kuzhambu

 Curry leaves kuzhambu with step by step pictures and video.

Curry leaves is one major green which we use in all recipe which includes tempering. The aroma it emits when tempering will make it more salivating. Whenever we buy vegetables here in Chennai, India the vegetable vendors will give this curry leaves for free. As we buy weekly we get a huge bunch every week. I mostly trash the previous week leaves. Sometimes when leaves are not withered I try this gravy or use it in making podis.

Simple and quick sweet - RAVA LADOO | Festive Sweets

rava ladoo

Rava ladoo with step by step pictures

தமிழ் புத்தாண்டு வாழ்த்துகள் . Wishing all reader Happy Tamil New year / Vishu greetings.No festival is complete without a sweet and hence I share an easy sweet recipe today.


Black rice dessert | Kavuni Arisi payasam



Black rice/Kavuni Arisi payasam with step by step pictures.

Black rice is one of the healthiest rice and it is different from red rice and brown rice. It is also called forbidden rice by the Chinese. Some health benefits of it are, it is rich in antioxidants, helps to fight diabetics, as this rice is gluten-free it is the best alternative for those with gluten allergies, etc. This rice is found to be to have the highest content of the antioxidant anthocyanin. Sine this rice has a deep dark color it gets the name as black rice but when cooked it gives a purple shade.

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