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Pineapple Rasam Recipe

Written by Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00
The Pineapple Rasam Recipe is a twist to the traditional and a staple dish of the south indians. The sourness from the pineapple and the subtle sweetness brings great flavors to the traditional rasam. I make this rasam as often as I make the tomato garlic rasam, as rasam's are an all time favorite dish at home. We often serve the…

(Mugachi Khichdi) Moong Dal Khichdi

Written by Monday, 13 October 2014 08:01
The Mugachi Khichdi Recipe also known as the Moong dal khichdi is a very traditional Maratha comfort food that can be had at time of the year. The combination of carbohydrates and protien along with sublte spices, makes this Khichdi light on the stomach. All you need to do is to serve it with a vegetable like Batata Nu Shaak (Potatoes…

Chinese Bhel Recipe (Crispy Noodle Salad)

Written by Sunday, 12 October 2014 11:41
The Chinese Bhel is a classic Indian Chinese street food from Mumbai that is made with a blend of crispy noodles, Indian and Chinese chutneys and some raw vegetables. The first time I had it was at my in-laws home when the cook just whipped up some deep fried noodles and tossed it along with chutneys and raw vegetables. As…

Spinach and Millet Pulav Recipe

Written by Thursday, 09 October 2014 12:23
The Spinach & Millet Pulav Recipe is a great way to include millets in your diet. I have used foxtail millet, also known as Thinai in Tamil. It is one of those millets that are easy to cook and is very similar to cooking broken wheat. A lot of times, when I make a pulav with grains or millets, I tend to…

Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe

Written by Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:39
Pepper Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe is a super quick and simple recipe, thats healthy and can be combined with a paratha or a bread to complete a weeknight dinner. I have used button mushrooms in this recipe as i felt they work best in absorbing flavors and also retaining its shape. You can experiment with a lot of other ingredients…

Oats and Coconut Dosa Recipe

Written by Tuesday, 07 October 2014 10:39
The Oats and Coconut dosa is something that I make often as an instant version of the regular dosa. A lot of times it is by mixing flours together, but sometimes I also add the Oats Flour and coconut to the regular dosa batter and make dosa’s too. When you add oat flour and coconut to the regular batter, then…

Til Chikki Recipe (Healthy Sesame Crackers)

Written by Monday, 06 October 2014 12:44
Til Ka Chikki is one of the easiest crackers you could ever make and it requires no baking. These chikkis are very nutritious because of the combination of sesame seeds and jaggery, both of which are good sources of iron and minerals. The Chikki stores very well and makes a perfect energy booster for any time of the day.

Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Tadka Recipe

Written by Tuesday, 30 September 2014 13:14
The Green Moong Dal Tadka Recipe is delicious and easy to make, and is very nutritious too. I most often cook my dal in a pressure cooker with all the ingredients added in and finally just before serving add in the ghee tadka. The ghee tadka is so important for dal's that it heightens the flavor of the dish and makes…
Thandai Kulfi is a delicious recipe that is similar to the Kesar Pista Kulfi with a slight twist. I had made Thandai for holi and had a lot of the Thandai masala remaining, and hence decided to make it into a Kulfi and thats how the Thandai Kulfi Recipe was born.  Kulfi's is very similar to western ice cream but unlike them…
The Podalangai Poriyal Recipe is a very traditional South Indian Style dish, that is very healthy, nutrituous and quick to make. Podalangai also known as Snake Gourd, is a very nutritious vegetable that is used in the diet for many diseases as well as preventing a few diseases. At home I like to make this vegetable really simple, by just steaming…
The Kadai Vegetable Sabzi Recipe is a quick and easy sabzi to make that has the goodness of a variety of vegetables adding colour, taste and nutrition to your weeknight dinner. This recipe I have steamed the vegetables a little but before tossing them on the kadai to make the sabzi. By doing this, we preserve nutrition and also helps in…

Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe

Written by Friday, 12 September 2014 05:52
The Kovakka Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe is an inspiration of the Kerala dish. The first time I had this style of preparation was when I was in 8th grade at a friends home. My friends mother had added, onions to the dish and lots more green chillies. This recipe is without the onions and you can server it either ways. You…
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