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29 May, 2017

TOMATO CHUTNEY

TOMATO CHUTNEY
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

I learnt this chutney recipe from my mother in law, almost 22 years back ! I make it regularly, but never posted on my blog. My mother used to hate tomatoes, so she never used to make any dish using tomato. But I love tomatoes and after marriage, to my surprise everybody at home likes/eats
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27 May, 2017

MIXED VEGETABLE SAGU/ CURRY

MIXED VEGETABLE SAGU/ CURRY
Posted in : HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU on by : Divya Suresh
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Sagu is a name for a typical, authentic south Indian mixed vegetable curry in coconut and spices gravy. It is mostly made in Southern part of India. We can use all/any kind of matching vegetables. We use sagu as an accompaniment with poori, chapati, set dosay/dosa and sometimes eat it with white rice as well. It’s
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22 May, 2017

PINEAPPLE/ANANAS CHUTNEY

PINEAPPLE/ANANAS CHUTNEY
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

Yet another Pineapple recipe ! mouth watering pineapple chutney, which is an addition to many other kinds of chutney recipes on my blog. I can say … I created it on my own, using ingredients & spices, which I felt suitable to go with the taste & flavor of Pineapple.   Few more Pineapple recipes in
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18 May, 2017

WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR CURD / DAHI CHAPATI / PHULKA

WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR CURD / DAHI CHAPATI / PHULKA
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, ROTTI / ROTI / THALIPEET on by : Divya Suresh

Curd chapati/Phulka or dahi chapati/Phulka is a Kind of Indian flat bread made using curd while kneading the dough. Only curd is used with whole wheat flour and no water is used while making the dough. The tenderness of each bite makes your meal more delicious. I have added only cumin seeds in this recipe,
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9 May, 2017

HAYAGREEVA / HAYAGREEVA MADDI

HAYAGREEVA / HAYAGREEVA MADDI
Posted in : DESSERTS, SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh
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‘ Hayagreeva ‘ is an incredible traditional dessert, also famously known as ‘Hayagreeva Maddi’ , includes all the goodness of healthy ingredients. It is one of my most favourite sweets (infact all those sweets which has jaggery in it is my favourite) It’s a kind of Bengal gram halwa.  Moreover hayagreeva… the sweet dish has
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7 May, 2017

BANANA-WALNUT SEMOLINA BATH/SHEERA/HALWA (SUGARLESS)

BANANA-WALNUT SEMOLINA BATH/SHEERA/HALWA (SUGARLESS)
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

Walnuts are high-calorie, high-fat food, but they are healthy calories and healthy fats, and I always like to use it in every possible dish. Today I made semolina bath using banana-walnut-fresh coconut without sugar but by adding a small amount of jaggery. No need to say it was toooooo yummy ! Today I paired it
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6 May, 2017

COCONUT CHUTNEY or AUTHENTIC KAAYI CHUTNEY

COCONUT CHUTNEY or AUTHENTIC KAAYI CHUTNEY
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

Yes you read it right… It is an authentic ( Karnataka )method of making chutney. Here the word ‘ kaayi ‘ translate to fresh coconut. Basically we use coconut chutney in two ways, ie…as an accompaniment with dosay/rotti coconut/kaayi chutney and one more is used as the accompaniment with huli (sambar), saaru (rasam) or eaten as such
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6 May, 2017

VERMICELLI/SHYAVIGE/SEMIYA BISIBELEBATH

VERMICELLI/SHYAVIGE/SEMIYA BISIBELEBATH
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES, RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH on by : Divya Suresh

Today I tried (kind of innovated….because I have never seen anyone doing this or tasted it anywhere ) an awesome diabetic friendly recipe, in which a diabetic person can indulge without any hesitation and have it tummy full without any worries !! Since many years and till now I used to prepare the authentic bisibelebath
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6 May, 2017

SEMOLINA/RAWA/RAVE/SOOJI BISIBELEBATH

SEMOLINA/RAWA/RAVE/SOOJI BISIBELEBATH
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES, RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH on by : Divya Suresh

Today I tried an awesome diabetic friendly recipe, in which a diabetic person can indulge without any hesitation and have it tummy full without any worries !! Since many years and till now I used to prepare the authentic bisibelebath using rice or flattened rice or little millet (saame) along with lentil and vegetables. But
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5 May, 2017

LITTLE MILLET/SAAME AKKI/SAMAK CHAWAL BISIBELEBATH

LITTLE MILLET/SAAME AKKI/SAMAK CHAWAL BISIBELEBATH
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES, MILLETS PREPARATIONS, RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH on by : Divya Suresh

Millets are gluten free grains and hence it is called as diabetic friendly grains. We south Indians use Ragi mainly in our diet since ages, which is again a wonder millet. They are very rich in dietary fiber and has a very high content of nutrients. And also contains impressive starch levels and a healthy
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4 May, 2017

HESARUBELE + KADLEBELE KOSAMBARI

HESARUBELE + KADLEBELE KOSAMBARI
Posted in : LENTIL / VEGETABLE SALAD, PLATTER on by : Divya Suresh

The south Indian style Hesarubele, Kadlebele Kosambari which means moongdal, chanadal kachumbar/Yellow lentil, bengal gram salad… is a delicious, simple to make, yummy protein packed salad. It is part of every festive meal or wedding feast or all/any kind of feast platter for that matter. It is also Rama navami, Krishnastami festival special as well.
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4 May, 2017

MANGO-BANANA RASAYANA

MANGO-BANANA RASAYANA
Posted in : FRUIT SALAD/FRESH FRUITS-DRY FRUITS PREPARATION - RASAYANA on by : Divya Suresh

Banana rasayana is a simple salad made using banana, fresh coconut and Jaggery. But during mango season it is also added with banana and in the same procedure we can make Jackfruit rasayana also or we can combine all the three fruits and make rasayana. It is a old dish from Karnataka, Mysore and South
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1 May, 2017

SOUTHEKAYI AVALAKKI

SOUTHEKAYI AVALAKKI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

Southekayi avalakki is a no fire, simple, summer friendly recipe, in which southekayi translates to cucumber (kheera) and avalakki translates to flattened rice (poha). No cooking is needed in this recipe except for the tempering. Since it is very filling , we can have it for breakfast with a glass of Lassi/buttermilk. I make it
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