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19 January, 2018

YELLU-JEERIGE AKKI ROTTI white sesame seeds-cumin seeds rice flour roti

YELLU-JEERIGE AKKI ROTTI white sesame seeds-cumin seeds rice flour roti
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

Our ancestors never used to make akki rotti using greased sheet or plate but using wok/kadai/banale only. The rotti made in kadai takes its shape and comes out like a bowl. Akki rotti/rice flour rotti is hot favourite with the people from Karnataka that too specially the people from Malenadu (western ghats). So obviously this is
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19 January, 2018

AVALAKKI HUGGI – BEATEN RICE KHARA PONGAL – POHA KHICHDI

AVALAKKI HUGGI – BEATEN RICE KHARA PONGAL – POHA KHICHDI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

Call it by any name …Huggi (Kannada) or Pongal (Tamil) or Khichdi (Hindi) …it’s a super nutritious and yummy filling food to eat at any time. However it’s been prepared ie…be it with Rava or Beaten rice or rice or Millet … it tastes awesome. If you are also adding vegetables to it then…. it’s
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18 January, 2018

SABBAKKI/SAGO/SABUDANA UTTAPA

SABBAKKI/SAGO/SABUDANA UTTAPA
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

Actually I was to soak rice and dal for making uttapa, but while about to do so, got an idea that, this time why should not I try  making the uttapa in some other method ! so made some changes, instead of mixing/soaking sago along with rice and dal, I soaked it separately having some
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18 January, 2018

SWEET-POTATO/SIHI-GENASINA HOLIGE

SWEET-POTATO/SIHI-GENASINA HOLIGE
Posted in : PLATTER, SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

My first attempt at making melt in mouth sweet potato or sihi genasina holige. It was in my to do list since long time, but this time for sankranthi festival I made it. It turned out to be thin, crispy, delicious, yummy and melted in mouth dish. Other holige recipes in my blog are dates/kharjura holige , quick
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17 January, 2018

MIXED FLOUR/NINE FLOUR ROTTI/THALIPEETH adding semolina/sooji as well

MIXED FLOUR/NINE FLOUR ROTTI/THALIPEETH adding semolina/sooji as well
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES, ROTTI / ROTI / THALIPEET on by : Divya Suresh

An amazing, winter special breakfast recipe, using many kinds of flours mixed together. Thalipeeth is very famous in Northern parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra state as well. But during winter all these flours are majorly used in North India too. This rotti can be made with or without adding vegetables. Below I have posted the
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17 January, 2018

SESAME SEEDS/TIL/YELLINA CHUTNEY

SESAME SEEDS/TIL/YELLINA CHUTNEY
Posted in : CHUTNEY on by : Divya Suresh

A winter special chutney recipe which goes well with almost everything like chapati, poori, phulka, paratha, but tastes best with akki rotti (rice flour roti) and hot steaming rice ! I make it compulsorily during Shankranthi/Sankranthi festival to go with sesame seeds/til/yellina akki rotti (rice flour roti). It is very simple to make with very
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12 January, 2018

SAKKARE ACHHU/SUGAR FIGURINES using raw cane-sugar

SAKKARE ACHHU/SUGAR FIGURINES using raw cane-sugar
Posted in : SAKKARE ACHHU/SUGAR FIGURINES(MOULD), SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

Since so many years we make sakkare achhu or sugar figurines using refined white sugar, but this time it suddenly strike my mind that why shouldn’t I try making figurines using raw cane- sugar instead of refined white sugar ! so this is the result. Raw cane sugar is a sugar which is cane based
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11 January, 2018

TAMATAR/TOMATO KADHI

TAMATAR/TOMATO KADHI
Posted in : KADI-PAKODI / MAJJIGE HULI / RAITA / MOSARU SAASIVE, RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH / CHITRANNA on by : Divya Suresh

Now a days plenty of good quality tomatoes are available in the market, so trying to make use of it to the maximum. I personally like this kadhi very much. It goes very well with our own Karnataka special ‘akki rotti’ (rice roti) as well, other than roti, phulka, chapati, paratha and rice. I have
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10 January, 2018

TOMATO-FRESH GREEN CHICKPEAS RICE……. palyada pudi kalesida anna

TOMATO-FRESH GREEN CHICKPEAS RICE……. palyada pudi kalesida anna
Posted in : RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH / CHITRANNA on by : Divya Suresh

My own created recipe, but in the regular concept of making Kalasida anna ie… subji masala mixed rice. I prepare it for quite some years during every winter, but never has posted it in the blog. So I guess this is the right time to share the recipe with you all, as we get plenty
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9 January, 2018

TOMATO CHAT

TOMATO CHAT
Posted in : CHATS on by : Divya Suresh

One among the very famous street chats from Bengaluru, tomato chat is very less known to the people from outside this city. It is a combo of health, guilt free, low calorie yummy food which can be prepared at home very easily & quickly as well. I did it in a hurry, so the images
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7 January, 2018

MENTHYADA SIHI HUGGI….. jaggery mixed sweet bath using rice and fenugreek(sprouted) seeds

MENTHYADA SIHI HUGGI….. jaggery mixed sweet bath using rice and fenugreek(sprouted) seeds
Posted in : SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

Menthya means ‘fenugreek seeds’, sihi means ‘sweet’ and huggi translates to ‘Khichdi’. This is a special dish prepared compulsorily for new mothers, during 2 & 3 month after the delivery of the baby, in some communities, to improve their overall health, blood, strength and for providing Vitamins. As such also it is a very healthy
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5 January, 2018

RAVA/RAVE PONGAL…south Indian savory special khara pongal

RAVA/RAVE PONGAL…south Indian savory special khara pongal
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES, OPOS- One Pot One Shot on by : Divya Suresh

Yet another savory special breakfast idea using moong dal/hesarubele and semolina/rava/rave from southern parts of India… ie rave/rava huggi or khara Pongal or khichdi. Mildly spicy, suitable for winter, healthy, yummy flavorful dish served with fresh coconut chutney or authentic kayi chutney. Very simple to make but totally yummy to relish on . The below mentioned quantity of
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4 January, 2018

SWEET PONGAL

SWEET PONGAL
Posted in : RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH / CHITRANNA, SWEETS / UNDE/LADDU / BURFI / HOLIGE/POORAN POLI / HALWA on by : Divya Suresh

The best sweet relished during the harvest festival…shankranthi, a winter special as well, though made through out the year.  There are many variations in making Pongal though everybody use the same ingredients. The pongal which we get as Prasada in temples is the most awesome one… it has entirely different taste and flavor always. My
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