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The Medu Vada Recipe is a very traditional South Indian Tiffin/ Breakfast dish that is made from whole urad dal. Each home has a special recipe of how they spice up the Medu Vada batter. In this recipe, I have spiced and flavored the batter with ginger and green chillies. And yes shown you a special equipment that I have…

Oats Ven Pongal Recipe

Written by Wednesday, 14 January 2015 11:48
The Oats Ven Pongal Recipe is a simple, wholesome and full of flavor dish that is very quick and easy to make. The Oats Pongal is made very similar to the Traditional Rice Ven Pongal, except that the cooking time is reduced. I created this recipe as part of my Saffola FitFoodie, collaboration. Surprisingly, the addition of oats did not…
The Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe, is a simple, quick recipe to make. This dosa unlike other dosa batter, the neer dosa is made purely from rice and combined along with coconut. The coconut not only gives the batter a good taste, but also gives it a soft texture. If you have never made Rava Dosa or Neer Dosa before, then…

Vegetable Jowar Upma Recipe (Gluten Free Diet)

Written by Friday, 02 January 2015 17:10
The Vegetable Jowar Upma Recipe is made from sorghum pearls that are stir-fried along with seasonal vegetables, and flavored with garlic, peppers and vegetable stock. Jowar is one of the five top cereal crops in the world rich in protein, iron, and fibre. Jowar also has great antioxidants properties and is also gluten-free, hence making this Jowar Vegetable Upma a…

Oats and Coconut Dosa Recipe

Written by Tuesday, 07 October 2014 16:09
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…

Carrot Onion Uttapam Recipe

Written by Thursday, 14 August 2014 12:59
Carrot Onion Uttapam Recipe is a nutritious breakfast or dinner made from Ragi Idli Dosa Batter. Ragi Dosa Batter is my recent obsession and discovery that helps me incorporate the much needed millets in our diet. The addition of carrots and onions flavoured with lots of coriander makes this Uttapam healthy and makes a great kids lunch box recipe too.
The Tawa Handvo is a nutritious protein packed meal is one of the most popular Gujarati one-dish meals. Traditionally the handvo is cooked in an earthen pot over low flame but due to conveniences in modern cooking techniques, families use ovens to bake them or use a skillet to pan cook them. I personally prefer the tawa (skillet) method, as…

Quick and Easy Bread Upma Recipe

Written by Saturday, 12 July 2014 10:54
The Bread Upma Recipe is a dish that we look forward to whenever we have excess bread lying around the refrigerator. This recipe is a great way to use any kind of excess bread. The addition of onions, green chillies, sambar powder and fresh herbs like coriander leaves along with toasted buttered bread is super delicious.
The Ragi (Millet) Idli recipe is a simple wholesome dish that you can make with ease. This recipe is a great way to include ragi and other millets in your diet. The idli recipe also has a video of how to make the Idli Dosa Batter and How to make Soft Idli's. Idli is all time South Indian breakfast dish…
Chenna is a high protein homemade cottage cheese that is made from curdling the milk with lemon juice. Most often chenna is used in making sweets or paneer, but at home its a staple breakfast protein that we have every single morning. Each member of the family gets a large tablespoon for breakfast. Chenna /Cottage cheese  is naturally rich in…

Ragi Rava Idli | Savory Steamed Millet Cakes

Written by Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:42
  The Ragi Rava Idli recipe is a healthy preparation of the traditonal Rava Idli that is made with just Semolina. In this Ragi Rava Idli recipe I have combined the ragi flour, also known as the finger millet flour along with semolina (rava) and spiced it up green chillies, mustard and curry leaves. Its a super simple recipe that…

Millet Upma | Savory Millet Pudding

Written by Friday, 06 December 2013 14:18
  The Savory Millet Pudding also known as the Millet Upma is a wholesome breakfast or dinner dish that can be made with just a few ingredients. With a little bit of planning by having vegetables chopped the previous night, preparing this dish in the morning for the family gives me a sense of satisfaction. At home we love to…
  The Gluten Free Ragi Roti is a healthy bread recipe that is made from finger millets and flavored with drumstick leaves and green chillies. Make these delicious and healthy Ragi Roti for a quick dinner or even for a super nourishing breakfast.
  Green Moong Dal Dhokla is a steamed mung bean cake that is seasoned with mustard, sesame and curry leaves. This recipe of the Dhokla is a variation of the traditional Khatta Dhokla and falls into the category of a Gujarati farsan is a regular staple weekly dinner at my home. Weekends when there is low edge to cooking, I…

Oats Mor Kali | Oats Buttermilk Porridge

Written by Wednesday, 23 October 2013 01:39
Oats Mor Kali or Oats Buttermilk Porridge is a traditional South Indian dish that originates from Tamil Nadu, which is generally prepared using buttermilk, with rice flour as the base. Tasty, nutritious and easy to digest, the dish resembles sooji and makes for a very healthy breakfast option.
The Non Fried Medu Vada Recipe is a simple healthy and nutritious recipe of the urad dal vada. In this recipe, I have made the Vada’s healthy by using the Kuzhi Paniyaram pan as opposed to the traditional method of deep frying the vada's. Serve the delicious medu vadas along with a Mixed Vegetable Sambar topped with finely chopped onions.
Broken Wheat Upma also known as Godhuma Rava Upma in Tamil Or Dalia in Hindi can also be categorized as a Savory Cracked Wheat Breakfast Pudding makes a wholesome breakfast. With a little bit of planning by having vegetables chopped the previous night, preparing this dish in the morning for the family gives me a sense of satisfaction. I believe…

Puttu - Steamed Rice Cakes Kerala Style

Written by Tuesday, 14 May 2013 15:04
"Puttu" are piping hot steamed rice cakes with coconut and usually paired with a gorgeous Kerala style egg roast or Kadala Curry. Puttu is a rice flour base mixed with coconut and salt and steamed in a special Puttu Maker. It is one of the most popular breakfasts' in Kerala. Some other combinations that can be had along with Puttu is kerala…

Madakasan - Coconut Pancakes

Written by Monday, 15 April 2013 21:34
'Madakasan' as is popularly known in Kerala, are super thin crepes filled with a lovely coconut mixture. It is an excellent snack to serve your kids at home when they are super hungry or simply bored! Though this is usually eaten as a snack, it also qualifies as a super quick and delicious breakfast option.
Appam is a Kerala dish made with fermented rice batter and served along with sweetened coconut milk or stew. It is appam is prepared in an appa kal (mould that is a bowl shape).It is delicately flavoured with coconut and in the shape of a bowl with a thick centre and hole frilled edges. Serve the Kerala Appams along with …

How to Make Ghee Masala Dosa

Written by Sunday, 10 March 2013 21:12
  Ghee Masala Dosa's Recipe are simply delicious breakfast dish that is filled with a delicately spiced potato filling. It is an all time favorite south Indian snack liked by people all over the world. Children love this lentil crepe and make a very filling and healthy meal. Make this recipe of masala dosa for your family and friends and…

Innovative Idlis (Masala Cheese and Carrot)

Written by Friday, 08 March 2013 21:22
The innovative Idli's recipe takes various forms like potato masala idli, cheese idli and carrots idli. This innovativeness makes packing idli's for a lunch box or picnic fun and delicious.

Javvarisi Dosai/Tapioca Crepes

Written by Friday, 08 March 2013 21:08
The crispy javvarisi/tapioca dosa's also known as a savory crepe when combined with chopped onion, crushed black pepper, taste delicious along with a coconut chutney and sambar. It is a welcome change from the regular rice and lentil dosa's
  Sabudana Khichdi Recipe is a simple to cook and delicious to eat recipe that is healthy and widely used as fasting food in many Indian homes. The recipe is extremely low in fat and full of starch or carbohydrates and hence is a great food for a quick boost of energy. Although it is often served in India for…

Adai | High Protein Lentil Crepes

Written by Wednesday, 20 February 2013 15:12
  Adai is a traditional South Indian recipe made with made with the combination of different lentils and rice. Adai is most often served as a tiffin dish for breakfast or dinner. With a little bit of planning, you can make your breakfast wholesome with these delicious high protein crepes. Serve the Adai along with Sweet and Spicy Tomato Chutney,…
  The Gujarati Palak Dhokla is a delicious steamed lentil cake recipe made with spinach puree is an all time Gujarati favorite snack. You can make this recipe using fresh lentils like bengal gram dal or even a mixture of dals or you could alternatively make it really quick using gram flour that tastes just as delicious.
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