Snake gourd chutney or pudalankai chutney

Snake gourd or pdavalam or podalankai or parwal is high in water contend fibrous vegetable. It is good for weight loss also. We used to make koottu, mulagoottal and fry with this. Today i tried chutney. This one is little spicy and goes well with Idly, dosa, paratha etc. Let us see how to make…

Koorkai Mulagoottal.Chinese potato gravy.

Mulagoottal is very popular cuisine from Palakkad ,Kerala. We can make mulagoottal with many vegetables like greens, white pumpkin, yellow paumpkin, cabbage, mix veg, potato, yam , raw banana , banana stem, banana flower, carrot  etc. Toady i made this curry with cinese potato or koorka or sirukizhangu. Mulagootal is a mix of daal and…

Ulundu sadam or urad daal rice.

Ulundu means urad daal . In Southern part of Kerala this varitey rice is popular. I learnt this from my amma. Its one of the tasty ,easy rice for lunch box . We need not make any side dish for this. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time 30 minutes. Soaking time 30…

Thenga paal payasam.(coconut kheer)

Thenga means coconut in tamil. We can make this payasam with fresh coconut gratings , little rice and jaggery. Today i made this payasam in pressure cooker. It came out well and very esay and with in 15 minutes payasam was ready. You can make this payasam in open pan also but it will take…

Quinoa salad with Vinaigrette dressing.

Quinoa is rich in fiber, minerals, antioxidants and all nine essential amino acids. Quinoa  is one of the healthiest and most nutritious foods. Quinoa is good for weight loss and improves health also. Quinoa salad is very easy to make and filling lunch or dinner dish. I have added some veggies to cooked quinoa and…

Moong daal oats Kichadi

Moong daal is very light and high in protein. One of the most significant benifits  of moong daal  is its role in facilitating weight loss. We can eat moong daal at night also because it  is very light and easily diagestable. Oats are rich in fiber and easily diagestable. This kichadi is good for weight…

Mushroom fried rice.

Mushroom fried rice is very easy to make lunch box dish with very few ingredient. We can have this with any raita or manchurian. Let us see how to make this fried rice. Preparationtime approx 20 minutes. Ingredients. 1 cup long basmati rice. 200 gram mushrooms. 1 chopped onion or 1/2 cup 2 or 3…

Paniyaram 2nd method,

I have already posted paniyaram recipes with dosa mavu and freshly ground batter mentod. This paniyaram batter  is different . It is very easy and very spongy also. If you have remaining batter you can make little thick thattu dosa or thick dosa. . Let us see how to make this. Preparation time approx 10…

Ginger tomato spicy chutney

Ginger or Inji  is a popular spice with powerful medicinal properties. Ginger tomato chutney is an excellent combo for Idly and dosa. With very few ingredients we can make this chutney with in 10 minutes. Preparation time approx 10 to 12 minutes. Ingredients.  2 tomatoes. 1/4 cup chopped ginger. 1/4 cup chopped shallots. 3 to…

Thattukadai style Thakkali (tomato) kuruma

I have already posted one variety of  thakkali  or tomato kuruma in my blog. But this kuruma is very much different and with in 10 minutes we can make. I have tasted this kuruma on a roadside shop at Coimbatore. With very few ingredients we can make this thakkali kuruma. We can have this kuruma…

Multi lentil adai or dosa.

I have used 12 varieties of lentils to make this adai or dosai. This power packed adai is very easy to make and high in protein and fiber. I have added some spices and little millet also to make it more tasty. There is no need of fermentation to make this adai. If we want…

Puli Aval. or Tamarind poha

Puli aval or tamarind poha is an easy instant traditional breakfast or dinner recipe made with flattened rice. With in 20 minutes we can make this . I used white thick poha or aval to make this . You can use brown poha also. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time approx 20…