Keerai mulagoottal

Keerai means green vegetables. This is one of the traditional dish of Palghat Very healthy and easy to make . I used spinach or palak to make this dish. Added cooked moong daal and ground paste of coconut , jeera, red chillies and urad dal. We can use any vegetable to make this dish. Instead…

Kerala Puttu

Puttu is a traditional and  popular breakfast dish of Kerala prepared with rice flour and coconut. Puttu is usually served with kadala curry,  Banana ,sugar and pappadam also a good combination for puttu. Puttu is made in puttu kutti (Cylindrical vessel for steaming puttu). Now a days varieties of puttu kutti is available in the market. Bottom…

Instant rawa dhokla

Very popular Gujarati snack which is very easy to make. There is no need of grinding or fermentation. It is one of the best option for break fast or dinner or  as an evening snack.Green chutney is the best combo for this. Preparation time approx 30 minutes. Ingredients. 1 cup of suji or rawa 1…

Uppuma kozhukkattai

Uppuma kozhukkattai is one of the popular tiffin item in south india. It is easy to make this. I love to have this with mango chutney. Sambar is also a good side dish for this tiffin. This steamed rice dumpling is made with broken rice. Added some seasoning and few red chillies for spice.Let us…

Khandvi

Khandvi is a famous Gujarati snack. It is prepared with besan and curd. It is easy to prepare at home.Let us see how to make this snack. Preparation time approx 20 minutes. Ingredients.   1 cup besan 3 cup buttermilk or 3/4 cup sour curd and 21/4 cup water mix Salt to taste.  1/2 tsp…

Thatte idly

  Thatte idly is one of the famous break fast item from Karnataka. I have tasted this in Mysore. I liked it very much. I got this recipe from one of my  friend. Thatte idly is very  spongy in texture. Sambar or any kind of chutney will go with this type of Idly. Thatte means…

Mulakushiyam

Mulakushiyam is a very popular traditional dish from Palghat. I learnt this recipe from my husband’s grand ma who is an excellent chef. This dish is very healthy with moong daal and country vegetables. Let us see how to prepare this simple dish. Preparation time approx 30 minutes. Ingredients.   2 cups cubed yam 1…

Baked vegetable oats pasta casserole

My children love pasta in any form. I bought some oats pasta. Thought of making my dinner today with this oats pasta. I have added lot of vegetables, olive oil, mozzarella and cheddar cheese mix . Made  sauce and added. Let us see how to make this pasta. Preparation time around 30 minutes. Ingredients. 1…

Nellikka rice or Amla(Indian gooseberry) rice.

Nellikka or Amla or Indian gooseberry is having lot of health benefits .My grand mother used to eat 1 nellikkai daily. I learnt this recipe from my grand mother. Amla or nellikkai is used to make many medicines in ayurveda. I tried this nellikkai rice for lunch box. We can make this with in 20…

som tam salad or Raw papaya salad

Som tam salad is very famous in Thailand. I lived in Bangkok  few years. I learnt this recipe from one of my friend there.I have avoided fish sauce since i am a vegetarian. Let us see how to make this simple  spicy salad. Preparation time approx 15 minutes. Ingredients. 1 small  or half raw papaya,…

Chilly Tofu and soy nugget

Tofu is very hing in protein. I was planning to make something different. Then i got the idea of making chilly tofu and soy nugget. Its very easy to make this recipe. We can have this spicy tofu  soy nugget with fried rice, noodles or as an evening snack. Let us see how to make…

Kanjeevaram Idly

Kanjeevaram idly is very popular Idly from kanjeevaram in Tamilnadu. I was planning to make something different for my breakfast. This idly is different from our normal idly. Kanjeevaram idly is seasoned with dry ginger powder, pepper, jeera,, hing,, curry leaves and ghee. Dry ginger powder or sonth is the key ingredient to give a…