Ellu poran kozhukattai | Sesame Sweet stuffed Modak




Sesame seeds sweet stuffed kozhukattai is a healthy snack and it is made during the festival Ganesh Chaturthi. As my daughter loves kozhukattai I made it for an |evening snack. I couldn't make the shape of the modak correctly with my hands or with mold. So just two pieces look good and other all I made in a shape of somas.

Sesame & Beaten rice Balls | Ellu & Aval Laddu with Coconut sugar | Diabetic friendly Recipe | Low GI index sweet


Coconut sugar doesn't sound weird ,yes I too felt the same when I got this product from plattershare's goorganic belly nirvana  associate program.The product says that it can be used as regular sugar in place of white sugar and it is suitable for diabetic people as it has low glycemic index.
 I have made this laddu/ balls with the sugar and doesn't find  any change in flavors and taste and I world probably say it's tastier than the regular one.I have made with white sesame seeds but you can also use the black one.

Tomato Soup | Soup recipe | How to make tomato soup


Days are getting shorter and nights are long and cold.Evenings are so cold and we log for something warm/hot.To cope it up soup comes in handy.I am not that a soup person but also won't  avoid if I get a hot bowl when it is cool outside.My son would grab a packet of a readymade packet of an instant soup when we go for grocery shopping,mostly it would be sweet corn soup packet.No one in my family will order tomato soup or like towards it, but things changed after our trip during summer.When we went for a short trip to Coorg we had an opportunity to taste tomato soup with bread sticks.It was totally yummy and we all started liking this soup.

Oats Pidi Kozhukattai | Oats Recipe

oats savoury kozhukattai

Looking for any easy and healthy breakfast/snack then try this recipe which is super duper easy and yummy.It can also be had as evening snack for kids from school as i made it.My kids just love it .


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.

Yellow Pumpkin Dal Curry | Yellow Pumpkin Kootu


Yellow pumpkin kootu with step by step pictures. Yellow pumpkin is one vegetable which I rarely buy but I often get tempted by its all in the vegetable shop thinking about making halwa with it which never happened till date.When I buy it I would either make simple pumpkin kootu/Erissery without dal or add it to sambar to make hotel style sambar.

Radish Pachadi | Mulangi Thayir Pachadi | Radish Raitha

Radish Pachadi | Mulangi Thayir Pachadi | Radish Raitha

A simple recipe with radish which can be either served as side dish for any rice variety, plain rice or for any Indian flatbread.I got this recipe from a cookery show on a channel.The lady sauteed grated radish in oil and added it to whisked curd.Though I didn't watch from the beginning I guessed this must the process and did it.So simple and refreshing to have it for this summer.

Chicken Tikka | Stove Top Chicken Tikka | Chicken Recipe


It had been a long time since I made tikka at home.The last one I made was this paneer tikka  which was more than a year ago.Last month end was my daughter's birthday and I made it again this tikka but this time I made it on stove top.My son enjoyed it  a lot and asked me to make it frequent.Last Sunday I planned to make it to fulfill their wish with chicken.It very easy to make these tikka at home with very few ingredients.

Mutton Bone Soup | Soup Recipe


Mutton bone soup with step by step picture.
Mutton bone is a soup made with bone, onion, tomato, ginger garlic paste, spices, and water. It is a healthy soup rich in minerals, amino acids and helps to improve one's immune system. This soup can be even given for children as it is easily digestible.

Plantain stem with moongdal | Vazhaithandu- pasi parrupu kootu




Plantain stem/ vazhaithandu is very good for health. It removes stones from kidney. For weight water if you  drink the juice made by blending & filtering it empty stomach you can see amazing result soon.Eat this stem at least once in a week.

Horsegram Idli | how to make horsegram idli

Horsegram idli with step by step pictures.


I already have this horsegram idli recipe in my space which I tried from another blog during my early stage of blogging. The difference between this from that is here urad dal is used, whereas in that recipe dal is not used. As dal is used here you couldn't find any difference from regular idli and I was so satisfied to have fed my family with another healthy idli recipe.

Ragi/Finger millet kara paniyaram | Breakfast/dinner recipe



Ragi kara paniyaram with step by step pictures.

Ragi/ finger millet is one for the healthiest millet which is very suitable for this summer season. Since it cools our body temperature one should have this millet in any form during summer. I usually make many south Indian breakfast recipe with it and you can check it by searching in the search box. Paniyaram can be made with idli/dosa batter but I want to make a batter especially for this paniyaram. So I decided to try this. Just a cup of millet and 2 tbsp urad dal I used.

Gossberry/Amla Curd Recipe | Nellikai Thayir Pachadi




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Amla thayir pachadi with step by step pictures and video


Amla/nellaikai/Goosberry is one healthy fruit rich in nutrients and high in vitamin C. Many people love it due to its tanginess & sourness. With some salt, it would be awesome. Amla/nellikai is one of the best coolant and hence you can take it often this summer.

Coffee Ice Cream | No Churn Method | Easy Ice Cream Recipe


Last week my son ask for some homemade ice cream at once I  decided to make this coffee ice cream which was in my do to list for a long.Another reason was that I was left with tetra pack of cream which was nearing expiry date so with no second thought I made this.I simple used my eggless mango ice cream recipe method for this.

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.

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 a 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.

Gulkand/ Rose petal jam Iced Tea | Summer Drink

Gulkand Iced tea

I know this is not the right time to post  summer drink since i prepared it i want to share it with you.First i thought how it would be but it tasted too good with that gulkand.I used my homemade one you can go for ready made also.


Mutton Curry | Easy Mutton Curry | Bachelor's Recipe

Mutton Curry | Easy Mutton Curry | Bachelor's Recipe


Mutton curry/kuzhambu with step by step pictures.

Easy mutton curry with step by step pictures.Mutton curry with coconut is one easy recipe which needed very less time.This is more versatile as it can be used many like rice, any fried rice, aappam, idiyappam, bread or any Indian flatbread.
Here I have used coconut to get some volume for the gravy but you can avoid it.

Rosemilk with sabja seeds | Roohafaza with sweet basil seeds | Summer drink

Refreshing summer drink with roohafza,chilled milk and sweet basil seeds.Sabja seed is  also known as sweet basil seed  which instantly reduces the body heat.So during summer try to use this seeds in most drink .Just add little seeds in water and leave for few minutes you will see the seeds bloom well absorbing the water and become jelly-like substance.

White Pumpkin Juice | Vellai Posankai Juice | Weight Loss Juice

White Pumpkin Juice | Vellai Posankai Juice

White pumpkin / vellai posankai is a watery vegetable which can be made into a variety of recipes both sweet, gravy, fibressalad, etc.This juice is one such way of having it.This is prepared with freshly with the cubed vegetable and spices.Since this vegetable is low in calories but rich in fibers and other nutrients make it an ideal vegetable for weight watchers.

Aappam | Appam without Coconut,Yeast or Cooked Rice | Video Recipe


I already have an aapam recipe in blog which include adding coconut, cooked rice to it.Recently I found an super easy method of making aappam which doesnot need these two.First I was bit hestiated to try it and tried a day which came out perfect.I shared a picture on my instagram but init I used yeast later I thought to try the same without yeast.When that too came perfect I decided to share and document it in my page.

Wheat idli/dosa | Broken wheat idli | Healthy breakfast



Wheat Rava idli with step by step pictures.


Wheat rava idli is a healthy breakfast recipe as we have used wheat instead of regular rice. As wheat is used it is very good even for diabetic people and we find this recipe healthy, tasty and filling. I have used regular broken wheat. But you can also use samba wheat. Clean the wheat rava and soak with less water because after soaking we will not throw out the water. We will use the soaked rava together as such to grind. So use very less water for soaking wheat.

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



Whole wheat mushroom pie | Eggless pie


Mushroom pie with step by step pictures.

This is one best pie I baked and it's a savory pie. I made the pie base with whole wheat /atta flour I made it for one Sunday lunch in January. My kids loved it as it was totally delicious and yummy. I made the stuffing with mushroom but you can make with non-veg.

Ven Pongal | Easy Breakfast


Ven Pongal | Easy  Breakfast

Ven pongal/ Ghee pongal is the healthier ,easier and filling breakfast.I usually make pongal with oats,pearl millet and mostly with broken wheat.This rice pongal will be very rare in my kitchen and this is my daughter's favourite.



Thinnai Sarkkarai Pongal | Foxtail Millet Sweet Pongal


Starting my day with a sweet note is always a bliss for me but my daughter won't prefer anything sweet in her food in morning hours .So mostly I make savory recipes and rarely I prepare sweet pongal or puttu  for me to satisfy my sweet carve.
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