Kathirikka(brinjal) gothsu without onion.

There are many method of making gothsu. Some people are adding moong daal for making this gothsu. I have already posted a variety of kathirikka gothsu in my blog. Kathirikka means egg plant.Today i made little gravy type of gothsu which goes well with Idly, dosa, venpongal etc. I have not used onions today to…

White/ Kabuli channa or chole dosa

White channa or kabuli channa is considered to be one of the low Glycemic lentils.  I got this recipe from one of my friend. White channa dosa is protein enriched, good for weight loss,lowers BP, it contains high fiber and good even for diabetic people. I have added few more ingredients to this to make…

Baked Idly manchurian

Manchurian is a popular Indo-Chinese starter liked by all age groups. I have some left over idly. I tried machurian using my left over idly. It is a very simple dish. There are  two different method of making manchurian with idlies. We can deep fry or shallow fry the idlies and make manchurian. Today instead…

Sabudhana kichadi

Sabudhana kichadi is one of the popular breakfast of Maharashtra . Sago or sabudhana kichadi is making during vrath(fasting) or festival times like Navrathri, Ekadashi and Maha shivrathri.  Sabudhana or sago or tapioca pearls are tossed with boiled potatoes, groundnuts and chillies . It is very healthy to have sago or tapioca pearls during summer…

Keerai thandu koottu.Amaranth stem curry.

keerai or greens are rich in protein and calcium and Iron. Amaranth is gluten free. I made this koottu with the stem of amaranth . I used the leaves to make another subji. It was very tender. I have added channa daal and made this, We can use moong daal also to make this. Let…

Adai Idly, Dosa and upuma or Dal Idly

Adai is one of the popular breakfast or dinner item from Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra. It is a very healthy breakfast. Today i have omitted rice and i used millets to make this adai.Once you prepare this batter you can make idly at first day  then dosa and upuma. My amma used to make…

Khushboo Idly.

Idly is one of the popular dish from South India. We can make many  varieties of idlies . Khushboo Idly is very soft and fluffy in texture. This Idly  is slightly different from our normal Idly. We are adding one extra ingredient for making this Idly. Let us see how to make this soft Idly….

Vadugapuli naranga pickle. or Curry lemon pickle without oil.

Vadugapuli  naranga  tastes like a lemon and is much bigger  in size than the lime. It is very good for health and cleanses the stoamch and good for nausea and morning sickness. Naranga means lemon in malayalam. It is also known as Wild lemon and Curry lemon. Skin of this lemon is very hard and thick….

chakka aviyal or raw jackfruit curry

Chakka means jackfruit in malayalam. Being a keralite i love chakka in any form. My gtrand mother used to make different variety dishes from jackfruit. Even we will remove the skin of this and used the inner part for making subzi. Today i got some raw jack fruit. I love all curries made with raw…

Foxtail millet adai dosa or thinai adai dosa

Foxtail millet is gluten free and controls bad cholestrol and good for diabetics. Today i tried adai dosa with foxtail millet. We can make adai with any other millet also with the same proprtion. Aviyal is the best combo for this adai. But i love to eat with jaggery. Let us see how to make…

vangi bath or Brinjal rice.

Vangi bath is a very popular dish from Karnataka. Its a mix of brinjal, rice and some spices. we can powder the spices and store it. Then with in 15 minutes we can make this dish. There is no need of any side dish for this. Vangi bath is one of the good lunchbox dish….

Kadamba sadam.

Kadambam menas mix. Kadamba sadam (rice) is a mix of vegetables, rice and daal. My grand mother used to make this one pot dish . We need not make any side dish for this spicy rice. Today i have added 2 extra ingredients after seeing a you tube video. Ajwain and dried turkey berry. These…