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24 March, 2017

RAW MANGO RICE/MAVINAKAAYI CHITRANNA – TYPE 1

RAW MANGO RICE/MAVINAKAAYI CHITRANNA – TYPE 1
Posted in : RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH on by : Divya Suresh

A yummy, simple, easy and quick raw mango rice/chitranna. It is the basic recipe which can be made very easily even by the beginners. The main time consumption in this recipe is the time taken for cooking rice, once rice is ready it hardly takes less than five minutes to prepare this yummy rice dish.
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23 March, 2017

RAW MANGO/MAAVINAKAAYI CHUTNEY

RAW MANGO/MAAVINAKAAYI CHUTNEY
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

Just made this easy, simple, tongue tickling raw mango chutney. It is made with few simple ingredients like roasted fenugreek seeds, green chilli and salt and tempered with mustard seeds and hing. It is very quick to make and we can have it along with white rice or with any rotis/Parathas/dosay etc. Explained with step
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22 March, 2017

FRUITS & NUTS SEMOLINA BATH/SHEERA/HALWA

FRUITS & NUTS SEMOLINA BATH/SHEERA/HALWA
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

I wanted to prepare something using fruits today, to pair with steamed fresh green Peas savory Gujiya . But when I looked at the fruit basket there was only one over ripe banana, one orange (which was sour) and one mango ! And also there were almonds & walnuts in front of me. Walnuts & almonds
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22 March, 2017

STEAMED FRESH GREEN PEAS SAVORY GUJIYA/HASI BATAANI KUTCHHIDA KHARA KADUBU

STEAMED FRESH GREEN PEAS SAVORY GUJIYA/HASI BATAANI KUTCHHIDA KHARA KADUBU
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

These steamed savory Kadubu are definitely a healthy alternate for the  sweet filled deep fried Kadubu/Gujiya which are often made for festivals and functions. This time instead of making deep fried kadubu/gujiya for Holi Hunnime, I tried this new version of salt & spicy steamed savory rice flour Kadubu/Gujiya. And also made twist in the
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18 March, 2017

BABY CORN BAJJI CHAT

BABY CORN BAJJI CHAT
Posted in : CHATS on by : Divya Suresh

Being one of the famous street food of Bangalore, Bajji chat is truly a delight sold in small outlets, in many famous streets of bangalore. My familiy’s favourite outlet is located in Nettakallappa Circle, Basavana Gudi, Bangalore. They have all varieties of bajjis like capsicum, Raw banana, chilli, baby corn, pineapple etc. The taste lies
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16 March, 2017

INDIAN GOOSEBERRY/AMLA/BETTADA NELLIKAYI CURD (MOSARU) CHUTNEY

INDIAN GOOSEBERRY/AMLA/BETTADA NELLIKAYI CURD (MOSARU) CHUTNEY
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

Yet another simple, healthy version of Amla chutney, which I found in one of my old book. The best part I liked about this chutney is… using curd chilli (baalakada menasinakaayi), it gives this chutney a unique taste. Be careful while using curd, because already Amla has got sourness and if we add sour curd
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15 March, 2017

RAISIN/KISHMISH/ONA DRAKSHI GOJJU / TANGY CURRY

RAISIN/KISHMISH/ONA DRAKSHI GOJJU / TANGY CURRY
Posted in : HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU on by : Divya Suresh

Raisins are one of the healthy alternatives to those sugar rich sweet products. It also helps in digestion, anaemia, reduce acidity, prevent cancer, treat infections. It is good for the eyes, mouth & dental care etc etc.  When grapes are dehydrated to produce raisins, the nutrients become more concentrated, making a handful of raisins a
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11 March, 2017

ANANAS HOLIGE / PINEAPPLE POORAN POLI

ANANAS HOLIGE / PINEAPPLE POORAN POLI
Posted in : SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

During my recent visit to Bangalore, I came across a different kind of Holige/Pooran poli name in the menu card of a holige/Pooran Poli selling store ” Mane Holige ” (they make varieties of Holige using many kinds of fruits and dry fruits apart from the regular Bele holige (dal pooran poli), Kayi holige (coconut
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10 March, 2017

BALEHANNINA POORI / KELA / BANANA POORI

BALEHANNINA POORI / KELA / BANANA POORI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

It’s a kind of Poori enriched & enhanced with banana flavor and cardamom … which is also famously known as Mangalore buns. These can be made for breakfast or for evening snacks. I don’t add too much sugar while preparing it, so I always pair it with any spicy subji/Palya, Mildly sweet banana poori and
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8 March, 2017

PANEER (home made) CURRY & BEET-CARROT PALYA/SUBJI

PANEER (home made) CURRY & BEET-CARROT PALYA/SUBJI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, PALYA / SOOKHA SUBJI / USLI / SALAD on by : Divya Suresh

Preparing any kind of dish with home made fresh Paneer is an absolute delight. Today I made Paneer and then prepared a simple curry using the same fresh Paneer, which goes well with Phulka, tandoori roti, Paratha etc. I could not take the process pic of Paneer this time as I was in a hurry
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8 March, 2017

HOW TO MAKE PANEER AT HOME / HOME MADE PANEER

HOW TO MAKE PANEER AT HOME / HOME MADE PANEER
Posted in : HOME MADE PANEER on by : Divya Suresh

Making Paneer at home is very easy, it is made by curdling the milk. For curdling we can use either lemon juice or curd or vinegar, But I always use only Lemon juice, we just need to add right amount of lemon juice. I forgot to take the step wise pics, I shall upload it
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4 March, 2017

SIHI-KHARA OTTU SHAVIGE / STEAMED RICE SEMIYA

SIHI-KHARA OTTU SHAVIGE / STEAMED RICE SEMIYA
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

Since years I’m making it, but this time I made it with a twist or modification. Generally many people find it difficult to make the spicy version of this particular semiya as it is very soft and it should be handled very gently. So I’m going to present it with a new method in which
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3 March, 2017

MINT FLAVORED TANGY BEATEN RICE/POHA / PUDINA GOJJAVALAKKI

MINT FLAVORED TANGY BEATEN RICE/POHA / PUDINA GOJJAVALAKKI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

  A very old, authentic preparation made using beaten rice / Poha / avalakki. It is …….. sweet, salty, spicy, tangy and now with added mint /Pudina flavor. It is always done in two ways ie… using powdered beaten rice or/and whole beaten rice. The procedure followed is the same in both methods, below I
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2 March, 2017

SWEET CORN RICE / JOLADA ANNA

SWEET CORN RICE / JOLADA ANNA
Posted in : RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH on by : Divya Suresh

This is one of our most favourite one pot meal. Very tasty, healthy, yummy, flavor full rice dish made with very few ingredients. Actually personally Me & children like corn in any form, so this is one of our favourite regular rice dish at our place. It can be eaten as such, no accompaniment like
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