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30 April, 2016

SAGO / SABUDANA BUTTER MILK

SAGO / SABUDANA BUTTER MILK
Posted in : BEVERAGES / JUICES / MILK SHAKES / LASSI on by : Divya Suresh

Yet another buttermilk… a cold and refreshing beverage on a hot summer day,  flavoured with roasted cumin powder and the main additional ingredient used is Sago / sabudana. With very few ingredients like cooked sabudana, salt, cumin and coriander leaves a special buttermilk will be ready.               Ingredients : 
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30 April, 2016

CARROT-ALMOND MILK SHAKE

CARROT-ALMOND MILK SHAKE
Posted in : BEVERAGES / JUICES / MILK SHAKES / LASSI on by : Divya Suresh

One more summer cooler in a healthy way. Very easy to prepare and can be served in anytime of the day or after breakfast. During summer I always prepare this using chilled milk … so never use ice cubes. Where as in winters we can use warm milk , suitable for the weather. It contains
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29 April, 2016

SPROUTED FENUGREEK-RAW MANGO CHUTNEY-TOKKU/ ANKURIT METHI-AAM KI CHUTNEY

SPROUTED FENUGREEK-RAW MANGO CHUTNEY-TOKKU/ ANKURIT METHI-AAM KI CHUTNEY
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

This is a must in summer season. It has all the tastes, such as sourness from mango, spicy because of chilli,bitter because of fenugreek seeds, sweet because of jaggery and off course salt is a must. Overall its a tasty , tangy , yummy chutney or tokku. Can be stored for a week to ten
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29 April, 2016

TOTAPURI INSTANT PICKLE/ TOTAPURI CHURMURI

TOTAPURI INSTANT PICKLE/ TOTAPURI CHURMURI
Posted in : PICKLE on by : Divya Suresh

As the name itself indicates its an instant one. Almost everyday it is prepared when available in the season. Very easy to prepare and yummy to eat. Can be used as an accompaniment, goes very well with curd rice.               Ingredients :  Totapuri mango – 2 medium sized Red
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29 April, 2016

SPROUTED FINGER MILLET / RAGI JUICE

SPROUTED FINGER MILLET / RAGI JUICE
Posted in : BEVERAGES / JUICES / MILK SHAKES / LASSI on by : Divya Suresh

Yummy tangy juice prepared using sprouted ragi. First we will know about how to sprout ragi. Soak ragi in enough water for 10 to 12 hours, then drain all the water and keep it covered tightly in a container or sprout maker, In next 8 to 10 hours ragi will be ready with sprouts. Then
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27 April, 2016

MINT CHUTNEY / PUDINA CHUTNEY

MINT CHUTNEY / PUDINA CHUTNEY
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

Fresh Mint leaves from my Kitchen garden…. Immediately I prepared chutney using them. It tastes entirely different … so fresh… very aromatic. It is used as the side dish with Huli ( sambar ), Saaru ( rasam), rotti, poori, chapati etc. It is also eaten with rice by adding few drops of oil.    
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27 April, 2016

RED PUMPKIN / KADDU DAL / SIHI KUMBALAKAYI TOVVE

RED PUMPKIN / KADDU DAL / SIHI KUMBALAKAYI TOVVE
Posted in : HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU on by : Divya Suresh

In South India.. when you say  Tovve ( dal ) itself means its a less spicy preparation, which is very much suitable for summers. In the same procedure we can make Cucumber tovve ( dal ) also. Today I’m going to share red pumpkin tovve, which is very easy to make with very few ingredients.
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27 April, 2016

CHICKPEAS/CHANA CUCUMBER POHA / KADALEKALU SOUTHEKAYI AVALAKKI

CHICKPEAS/CHANA CUCUMBER POHA / KADALEKALU SOUTHEKAYI AVALAKKI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

When I saw the picture and recipe of one of my fellow member Mrs. Balvinder Kaur in one of the food group, I got this new idea of adding cucumber with chickpeas to the beaten rice and preparing sweet version ( same old style of making beaten rice with jaggery ) with chickpeas.  So I
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22 April, 2016

BEATEN RICE/AVALAKKI ROTTI / POHA ROTTI/THALIPEETH

BEATEN RICE/AVALAKKI ROTTI / POHA ROTTI/THALIPEETH
Posted in : ROTTI / ROTI / THALIPEET on by : Divya Suresh

It can be made plain or with vegetables such as cucumber, carrot, onion etc with both white beaten rice or red beaten rice. It can be done in two ways… One is by soaking the beaten rice and the other by grinding it into powder. It comes out well in both the ways and it
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22 April, 2016

MANGO/AAM RAS / MAVINA HANNINA SEEKARANE

MANGO/AAM RAS / MAVINA HANNINA SEEKARANE
Posted in : BEVERAGES / JUICES / MILK SHAKES / LASSI, SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

As the name itself says its a kind of  preparation with ripen mangoes, which is available in plenty in this season. It is generally eaten with Hittina holige ( rice flour stuffed wheat flour paratha) Chapati or Poori, but at my place we eat it with rice rotti, beaten rice rotti and sometimes with ragi
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20 April, 2016

ALMOND/BADAM CHUTNEY / BADAMI CHUTNEY

ALMOND/BADAM CHUTNEY / BADAMI CHUTNEY
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

Long back I got to know about this recipe from my friend and I was astonished to see chutney using only Almonds…..  (I tried it with using small quantity of fresh coconut also). It tastes more or less like coconut chutney and can be used as the accompaniment with almost everything. Can be made once
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20 April, 2016

CUCUMBER PARATHA

CUCUMBER PARATHA
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

I wanted to try this paratha which suits this hot weather and it came out yummy. So sharing the recipe with you all.               Ingredients : Whole wheat flour – 2 cups Grated cucumber – 1 cup Grated fresh coconut – 4-5 tbsp Green chilli – 1 Coriander leaves
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20 April, 2016

SOUTHEKAYI AKKI ROTTI / CUCUMBER-RICE FLOUR THALIPEETH

SOUTHEKAYI AKKI ROTTI / CUCUMBER-RICE FLOUR THALIPEETH
Posted in : ROTTI / ROTI / THALIPEET on by : Divya Suresh

This is one of the staple food in Karnataka. It is quick, easy and healthy too. This can be made directly on tawa or can be spread on the butter sheet with the help of oil or can also be made on rotti tatte (rotti Plate )             Ingredients : 
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18 April, 2016

BROCCOLI-ALOO-METHI PARATHA

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

A healthy breakfast with the goodness of both broccoli and fenugreek leaves. Even I didn’t know that it will be so tasty before I tried it. As far as I know, anything and everything prepared with broccoli turns out yummy. I use more broccoli compared to cauliflower. Broccoli is a very good source of dietary
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