Monthly Archive: September 2015

Potato Masala

Potato Masala – Perfect match for pooris :)

Am sure many of us love this combination – Poori with potato masala. Who would say no to this excellent combo?? Atleast I wouldn’t. This used to be the Sunday breakfast menu mostly during my childhood and I would keep licking the masala from the plate. Now off to the...

Double Beans Pulav/Pulao – Mild and soothing to the palate!!

Double Beans Pulav/Pulao – Mild and soothing to the palate!!

Pulaos are really easy to prepare and taste yummy when paired with a spicy gravy. So, our Sunday menu had this pulao this time. Double beans/ Lima beans are excellent sources of protein. I have used dried beans in this recipe. Dried or fresh, these beans lend an awesome flavour...

Tomato Thogayal

Tomato Thuvayal/Thogayal/Chutney – with curry leaves!!

Thogayal is a kind of chutney that is prepared in Tamil Nadu.Most recipes that I post here are either from my mother or my mother in law. Mom makes this yummy chutney and I somehow still can’t match upto her taste. This tastes amazingly great with idli, dosa or even...

Vazhaithandu/Plantain Stem/Plantain Pith Dosa – Guest Recipe

Vazhaithandu/Plantain Stem/Plantain Pith Dosa – Guest Recipe

Today’s post will be a guest recipe from my dear friend and fellow food blogger, Mrs.Kalyani VT of Kitchen Kathukutty (https://kitchenkathukutty.wordpress.com/). She specialises in baby food recipes and I should say she is doing a great job in helping out new mothers 🙂 Thanks Kalyani for this recipe and I...

Microwave Gobi Fry – with very little oil :)

Microwave Gobi Fry – with very little oil :)

I have a preset option on my microwave for Tandoori Gobi and I really wanted to use it. The result – this recipe. This can be shallow fried on a tava too. This is a very easy recipe and when done in a microwave, requires very less oil. Simply marinate...

Carrot Capsicum Rice – Simple One Pot Meal!!!

Carrot Capsicum Rice – Simple One Pot Meal!!!

Back with a super simple one pot meal. Loaded with veggies like carrot and capsicum, this sure is a healthy dish and will definitely satisfy your taste buds. Read on to know the recipe. Serves:2 Preparation Time: 25 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: Basmathi Rice – 3/4 cup Carrot...

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...

Pachai Payaru Sundal – Green Gram Sundal – Whole Moong Sundal

Pachai Payaru Sundal – Green Gram Sundal – Whole Moong Sundal

I always find it easy to cook legumes on a very busy day when I do not have the time to chop veggies. These are extremely healthy, nutritious and tasty too. Green Gram has a host of health benefits. With weight loss being the most talked about topic now, this...

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