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27 December, 2015

VERMICELLI / SHAVIGE UTTAPA / SEMIYA UTTAPAM

VERMICELLI / SHAVIGE UTTAPA / SEMIYA UTTAPAM
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

Its an instant Utthapam which doesn’t need any fermentation process. And its appropriate to prepare during winter due to this reason. Even though it is instant, no compromise in taste, colour etc. Till now I used to make semiya/shavige Idly and also have posted the recipe of the same in my blog , now its
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24 December, 2015

CHRISTMAS CRANBERRY DRY FRUITS CAKE

CHRISTMAS CRANBERRY DRY FRUITS CAKE
Posted in : CAKE on by : Divya Suresh

Wow!!! day by day I am acquiring more knowledge about baking. This year… for Christmas I definitely wanted to try any egg less as well as  Alcohol free cake. By chance I came across Ms. Sundari Nathan’s recipe for the same. It came out really well and its toooooo yummy. I feel fantastic now. This
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23 December, 2015

HUGGI – GOJJU

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

This is the authentic method of making Huggi – gojju. This is a regular dish during winter, that too during Dhanur masa. I learnt this particular recipe from my Grand Mother (Paternal) at a very young age. She used to make the preparation so simple and easy yet very yummy. She was an expert !!
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18 December, 2015

BETTADA NELLIKAYI/INDIAN GOOSEBERRY/AMLA PICKLE

BETTADA NELLIKAYI/INDIAN GOOSEBERRY/AMLA PICKLE
Posted in : PICKLE on by : Divya Suresh
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There are two varieties of Gooseberries in India. Both are packed with vitamin C and lot more health benefits. The bigger variety of gooseberry is highly used in Ayurvedic medicinal preparations. We can prepare many types of dishes also using gooseberries, but pickle is the famous and familiar one. We…. all of us at home
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10 December, 2015

FENUGREEK AND GUAVA / METHI AMROOD / MENTHYA SOPPU SEEBEHANNU/ SUBJI

FENUGREEK AND GUAVA / METHI AMROOD  / MENTHYA SOPPU SEEBEHANNU/ SUBJI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, PALYA / SOOKHA SUBJI / USLI / SALAD on by : Divya Suresh
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A convenient way of eating fruits in winter. Otherwise we don’t feel like eating cold fruits in this chill weather. And this fruit is available in winter season only. So tried this recipe , followed Mrs. Nita Mehta’s book , making some changes to adapt it to our taste.  It’s a good combination, we all
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10 December, 2015

GREEN PEAS RICE ROTTI / BATANI AKKI ROTTI

GREEN PEAS RICE ROTTI / BATANI AKKI ROTTI
Posted in : ROTTI / ROTI / THALIPEET on by : Divya Suresh

I don’t know if anybody has prepared this before, I’m making it for the first time. In winter we definitely miss field beans ( avarekayi) which is available in Bangalore, as we don’t get it in Delhi/Gurgaon. But we get plenty of fresh green peas. So one day it did strike my mind…… ” why
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10 December, 2015

MIXED VEGETABLE KOOTU /CURRY

MIXED VEGETABLE KOOTU /CURRY
Posted in : HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU on by : Divya Suresh

     Kootu is a kind of curry / sambar made using many vegetables and freshly ground spices. Its an authentic dish from South India. The spices and their quantity differ form state to state, but everybody uses many vegetable in it for sure. It is eaten with rice.               
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10 December, 2015

GREEN CHICKPEAS SALAD / CHOLIYA KACHUMAR / HASI KADALEKALU KOSAMBARI

GREEN CHICKPEAS SALAD / CHOLIYA KACHUMAR / HASI KADALEKALU KOSAMBARI
Posted in : PALYA / SOOKHA SUBJI / USLI / SALAD on by : Divya Suresh

Green chickpeas are young Garbanzo harvested at their peak of freshness and are nutrition packed. They are high in protein and fiber and have low Glycemic index and contains antioxidant vitamins A and C. Green chickpeas are an all natural source of protein and a good source of Iron, Calcium and other minerals for healthy
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5 December, 2015

ACHARI AMLA SUBJI / GOOSEBERRY WITH INDIAN PICKLE SPICES/ BETTADA NELLIKAYI PALYA

ACHARI AMLA SUBJI / GOOSEBERRY WITH INDIAN PICKLE SPICES/ BETTADA NELLIKAYI PALYA
Posted in : PALYA / SOOKHA SUBJI / USLI / SALAD on by : Divya Suresh

We get plenty of gooseberry in winter season in Gurgaon. Its bigger in size and more sour than the gooseberries which we get in Bangalore. This recipe I learnt from one of Mrs. Nita Mehta’s cook book and made with some changes adopting it to the south Indian pickle spices. We all loved it. Here
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5 December, 2015

KADI – PAKODI

KADI – PAKODI
Posted in : KADI-PAKODI / MAJJIGE HULI / RAITA / MOSARU SAASIVE on by : Divya Suresh

The name itself reveals that this is a north Indian dish. We make similar kind of curry using curds and chickpea flour and we call it as majjige huli or unde huli or sandige huli. The procedure and the ingredients varies a little … otherwise they are all of the same category… we can say.
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3 December, 2015

QUICK GROUNDNUT SWEET PARATHA / KADALEBEEJA HOLIGE

QUICK GROUNDNUT SWEET PARATHA / KADALEBEEJA HOLIGE
Posted in : SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

Another way of using more groundnut in this cold season. Its super easy and quick to make. It can be served for breakfast with any other spicy dish or can be served with lunch as sweet dish. With very few ingredients it is really a great dish to relish.           Ingredients:
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2 December, 2015

CARROT SWEET PARATHA & STUFFED POORI

CARROT SWEET PARATHA & STUFFED POORI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

This is something I tried with left over carrot halwa. I never thought it will serve a day’s breakfast programme….but it did. So gladly sharing it with you all. First I thought of making paratha, while in the process it strike my mind why not Poori !!?? so this is the result. Everybody liked it
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