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30 August, 2016

GODHI HITTINA BELE HOLIGE / WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR POORAN POLI

GODHI HITTINA BELE HOLIGE / WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR POORAN POLI
Posted in : SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

Holige is a traditional sweet dish, which is a must during festivals like Ugadi ( Kannada new year day ), Swarna gowri vratha and on Upakarma day. And it is also made during big functions at home as well as temples. There are many kinds & procedures of preparing Holige…. The one which I’m going
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24 August, 2016

OM PUDI / KHARA SEV

OM PUDI / KHARA SEV
Posted in : SNACKS / BAKED / DEEP FRIED / STEAMED on by : Divya Suresh
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This is one of the Oldest & easiest snack made during Janmashtami, Diwali etc. As the name itself says it is made using Om kalu / Ajwain / Carom seeds. It gives the fragrance & taste and also called by its name only. It is a famous tea/coffee time snack also. In South India we
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24 August, 2016

ALMOND / BADAM LADDOO / BADAMI UNDE

ALMOND / BADAM LADDOO / BADAMI UNDE
Posted in : SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

Simple laddoo / unde made with very few ingredients and a healthy choice too. In this laddoo we can peel the skin of almonds also, but I didn’t feel like peeling so much nutrition, so made along with the skin. So… It can also be done by peeling the skin. As we soak almonds in
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18 August, 2016

FRESH DATES / HASI KHARJURA MILK SHAKE

FRESH DATES / HASI KHARJURA MILK SHAKE
Posted in : BEVERAGES / JUICES / MILK SHAKES / LASSI on by : Divya Suresh

There are lots of fresh dates in the market right now. They are very crunchy to eat & I wanted to try milk shake using that. They are very sweet ones so I have not added any sugar or honey etc. Just thought of a procedure…using few ingredients in my mind and did exactly like
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17 August, 2016

KESAR – PISTA COCONUT BURFI / KOBBARI MITHAI / NARIYAL KI BURFI

KESAR – PISTA COCONUT BURFI / KOBBARI MITHAI / NARIYAL KI BURFI
Posted in : SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

This is one of our favourite burfi’s. I learnt it from my Mother/Grand mothers. My Mother-in-law & her co-sister ( My Taiji saas ) were experts in making this coconut burfi. However I use very less sugar compared to them all. Since very long I wanted to try this burfi by adding Pista and with
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10 August, 2016

GASAGASE PAYASA / KHUS-KHUS / POPPY SEEDS PAYASA

GASAGASE PAYASA / KHUS-KHUS / POPPY SEEDS PAYASA
Posted in : PAYASA/KHEER on by : Divya Suresh

Yet another traditional & authentic delicacy from Karnataka & Mysore region. It tastes great when you have it hot. It is prepared on special occasions, festivals etc. There are many methods and variations which people follow, Here is my method of making it. It should be in drinking consistency… neither too thick or thin, so
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10 August, 2016

RAGI MUDDE ( FINGER MILLET FLOUR BALL )

RAGI MUDDE ( FINGER MILLET FLOUR BALL )
Posted in : DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

How to make Ragi mudde…. here is my method of making this nutritious, energetic Calcium rice dish from Karnataka & Mysore region. In Villages they add broken rice along with the ragi flour and make it very hard & big in size quantity wise , as that is their method of making and eating Ragi
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10 August, 2016

UNDE HULI / SANDIGE HULI / STEAMED DUMPLINGS CURRY

UNDE HULI / SANDIGE HULI / STEAMED DUMPLINGS CURRY
Posted in : HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU on by : Divya Suresh

Unde huli or Sandige huli is a traditional…. Protein rich …. mouthwatering dish from Karnataka, Prepared specially on Devarasamaradhane ie…. one day prior to marriage day / Threading ceremony. No vegetables are used in this huli, but the main ingredient is Pigeon Pea/ toor dal/ arahar dal/ togaribele. The authentic Ragi mudde ( Finger millet
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9 August, 2016

WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR / RICE FLOUR – BOTTLE GOURD ROTTI (ROTI)

WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR / RICE FLOUR – BOTTLE GOURD ROTTI (ROTI)
Posted in : ROTTI / ROTI / THALIPEET on by : Divya Suresh

A very healthy combination of bottle gourd and two different flours rotti (roti). I prefer to keep the rotti little thick that too with wheat flour. It can be eaten for breakfast or lunch or dinner. So it is a anytime dish.               Ingredients : Bottle gourd (grated) –
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9 August, 2016

MIXED VEGETABLE SUBJI / PALYA

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

This is one of my favourite subji’s. A simple, quick & crunchy subji which has the goodness of  varieties of vegetables.The only spice used is red chilli powder. It goes well with almost everything as in Poori, Phulka, roti, akki (rice) rotti, rasam rice, curd rice etc. It has all nutrients preserved as the vegetables
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4 August, 2016

SWEET-CORN & VEGETABLE SOUP

SWEET-CORN & VEGETABLE SOUP
Posted in : SOUP on by : Divya Suresh

A nutritious , healthy, soothing soup suitable for those rainy, chilly days. We at home like this soup & its our favourite. It has all the goodness of vegetables and sweet corn to the maximum. Apart from boiling vegetables and corn, this soup is very less time consuming, It will be ready in no time
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