Category: Tiffins

Coconut Upma – Different Upma recipe!!

Coconut Upma – Different Upma recipe!!

Ok, now this is a different upma recipe again from mummy’s cookbook passed on from granny’s. Needless to say, my grandmother is a wonderful cook and I can literally die for this dish!! Best part is this doesn’t even require any side dish. This tastes great with raw finely chopped...

Ragi Morkali – The healthier version :)

Ragi Morkali – The healthier version :)

Morkali is the traditional breakfast item prepared in Tamil Nadu with sour buttermilk and rice flour. I have seen many versions of this dish and I wanted to try it with ragi flour. Ragi/Finger Millet is one of the most nutritious millets. It is extremely rich in fibre, calcium and...

Pasta – Not the italian way but the south indian style!! South Indian Style Pasta

My mom makes yummy masala rice flour balls. Came across Pasta sundal in a cookery show today when I was reminded of mom’s recipe. This is a variation of her recipe with pasta. Tasted yummy. Why always italian when our south indian style tastes equally good!! Try it for yourself...

Familiar with Shahi Paneer??? Yes…What about Shahi Semiya(vermicelli) then!!!

Familiar with Shahi Paneer??? Yes…What about Shahi Semiya(vermicelli) then!!!

The other day, when I was browsing through my facebook groups, I came across a lot of posts on Thayir Semiya(aka curd semiya). Was wondering how do I make something on similar lines but quite different. Eureka!! Then came this idea of making Semiya Upma , the shahi style. Yes...

Healthy Aval/Poha Upma for dinner or breakfast

Healthy Aval/Poha Upma for dinner or breakfast

Would you say no to a healthy and yummy dish on our plate that is easy to prepare as well. I don’t think anybody would. This is one such dish which is packed with health and taste. Aval or rice flakes is highly nutritious and rich in iron and carbohydrates....

Paniyarams with the goodness of wheat and apple!!

Paniyarams with the goodness of wheat and apple!!

Kids are the ones who are fed with the most healthiest food. Or atleast that is the stage when healthy food is emphasized a lot. I see a lot of infant cereal foods like Cerelac, Nestum etc with a lot of different flavours one being Wheat Apple. I was just...

Broken Wheat Series is on!!! Healthy Broken Wheat/Daliya/Godhuma Rava Pongal for you guys!!

Broken Wheat Series is on!!! Healthy Broken Wheat/Daliya/Godhuma Rava Pongal for you guys!!

I love the normal Ven Pongal that is made in most south indian homes. My hubby somehow is so bored with the normal pongal that he eats it so disinterestedly whenever it is made. I, being someone who hates upmas do not like daliya/broken wheat upma specifically. Was looking at...

Tired of the same idlis daily?? Try these Broken Wheat Idlis for a change!!

Tired of the same idlis daily?? Try these Broken Wheat Idlis for a change!!

Idlis are the one of the healthiest foods. Make these fluffy little ones more interesting and tastier with this recipe. Yield: 8 idlis Ingredients: Broken Wheat – 1 cup Sour curd – 1/2 cup Carrots – 1 grated Green Chillies – 2 Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp(optional) Oil – 1...

Healthy Oats Upma

Healthy Oats Upma

This is one of the simplest upma varieties that can be made in a jiffy. This is very healthy too because of oats and the veggies added. Serves: 2 Ingredients: Oats – 1.5 cups Onion – 1 Tomato -1 Carrot – 1 grated Capsicum – 1 Chilli Powder – 3/4...

Upma….Sounds boring!! Make it interesting with this Masala Semiya Upma!!

Upma….Sounds boring!! Make it interesting with this Masala Semiya Upma!!

Upma…The name itself sounds so bland and boring. Who likes upma??? Most of us wouldn’t. Atleast, I don’t like it. But ours is an UPMA FAMILY. Everybody at home loves Upma and its upma most of the time. If you are also someone like me who hates UPMA, scroll down...

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