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29 November, 2015

IDLY – SAMBAR – CHUTNEY

IDLY – SAMBAR – CHUTNEY
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

Idly, sambar & chutney is the very basic , regular & traditional breakfast in south Indian households. In south India anybody who is little familiar with cooking will know how to make Idly, if the proportions and grinding consistency is perfect , then you can’t miss the perfect preparation. Idly is made by steaming a
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28 November, 2015

APPLE ALMOND KHEER — SEBU – BADAMI PAYASA

APPLE ALMOND KHEER —  SEBU – BADAMI PAYASA
Posted in : PAYASA/KHEER on by : Divya Suresh

A kheer / payasa with all the goodness. I had soaked almonds to make some other dish ,  but i could not do due to some reason, so I wanted to use that soaked and peeled almond immediately… I had apple also which was very attractive red colour, suddenly it strike my mind that… how
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27 November, 2015

CABBAGE MASALA BATH /RICE

CABBAGE MASALA BATH /RICE
Posted in : RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH / CHITRANNA on by : Divya Suresh

A very easy to make  and tasty rice dish with lot of health benefits. I prefer to cook it specially in winters as we get fresh & quality cabbage here at that time. Half – cup of cooked cabbage would provide 47 % of your vitamin C needs for the day. Cabbage is low in
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25 November, 2015

POTATO/ALOO SAARU/RASAM

POTATO/ALOO SAARU/RASAM
Posted in : SAARU/ RASAM on by : Divya Suresh

For some reasons if one has to avoid eating too much of potato, then this is the best option to eat less potato. It can be made at regular intervals without any hesitation. In that way you’ll not miss the nutrients of potato also. This rasam tastes & smells fantastic. Its a easy preparation with
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24 November, 2015

MADDURU WADAY / SOOJI WADA

MADDURU WADAY / SOOJI WADA
Posted in : SNACKS / BAKED / DEEP FRIED / STEAMED on by : Divya Suresh

Madduru is a place near Mysore. Its a special dish from that place. Its a crispy, crunchy tea time snack we can say. It can also be eaten at any time of the day.            Ingredients: Semolina – 1 cup Rice flour – 1/2 cup Maida – 2 tbsp Ghee –
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23 November, 2015

BEETROOT PALYA / SOOKHA SUBJI

BEETROOT PALYA / SOOKHA SUBJI
Posted in : PALYA / SOOKHA SUBJI / USLI / SALAD on by : Divya Suresh

Beetroot provide many health benefits. Eating beetroot help lower & increase blood flow, anemia, indigestion, constipationand many many more health benefits. Beetroot greens strengthens our immune system. Also said that beetroot juice can improve athletic performance. Beetroot contains a lot of Iron and Iron helps in the formation of haemoglutinin, the part of the blood
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23 November, 2015

BROCCOLI-METHI STUFFED METHI PARATHA

BROCCOLI-METHI STUFFED METHI PARATHA
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

The name itself says that I have used Broccoli & methi ( fenugreek leaves ) for making, methi mixed with flour paratha. Its a nutritious, tasty and very filling food and can be eaten for breakfast or lunch. I have also used Potato in a small quantity for binding purpose. The feeling will be fantastic
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21 November, 2015

CHOLE – BHATURE (Its yeast/soda/eno free)

CHOLE – BHATURE (Its yeast/soda/eno free)
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU on by : Divya Suresh

Today I am posting the recipe for Bhature with goodness of wheat.  It’s also equally fluffy, crisp  and with additional health benefits as here I have used wheat flour and semolina. Bhature is one of the most popular North Indian ( Punjab ) recipe. I have not used any kind of dough rising agent such
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20 November, 2015

CORN FLAKES CHAT

CORN FLAKES CHAT
Posted in : CHATS on by : Divya Suresh

A healthy, low calorie chat … which I would indulge in every day. Chat which contains fruits, vegetables …and entirely different and yummy. Its full of health benefits. I think it can be eaten at any time of the day. I cant wait to post this recipe.. so here it is        
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19 November, 2015

APPLE CAKE ( LOW CALORIE )

APPLE CAKE ( LOW CALORIE )
Posted in : CAKE on by : Divya Suresh

Generally cakes are considered as high calorie food. But here in this method, I have used wheat flour also with maida. The quantity of butter & sugar is also less. The apple ( of less sweet ) & double toned milk (cream less) definitely enhances the taste but it won’t add to high calorie. So
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18 November, 2015

SEMOLINA GREEN GRAM RED LENTIL ADAI DOSAY/DOSA

SEMOLINA GREEN GRAM RED LENTIL ADAI DOSAY/DOSA
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

One of the South Indian, easy and quick to make instant dosay/dosa recipe. Traditionally this preparation calls for more amount of rice, but however Here… I have replaced rice with semolina/sooji/rave. No change in taste by avoiding rice, its equally tasty and actually more healthy recipe , which one can enjoy it often without worrying
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18 November, 2015

ANJOORA / ANJEER / FIGS CHUTNEY

ANJOORA / ANJEER / FIGS CHUTNEY
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

Figs are a nutrient – dense fruit that can be used to make jam or add them to ice cream or baked goods. Fresh figs aren’t always available year – round, but dried figs are relatively easy to find. Based on traditional use and not on scientific evidence figs provide many health benefits. Figs contain
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