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24 February, 2018

PARUPPU(LENTIL/BELE) RICE(ANNA/CHAWAL)

PARUPPU(LENTIL/BELE) RICE(ANNA/CHAWAL)
Posted in : DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES, MILLETS PREPARATIONS, RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH / CHITRANNA on by : Divya Suresh

The Tamilnadu special dish which I have tasted many a times in one of the famous south Indian restaurant “Saravana bhavan” in Delhi (connaught Place) and have recreated/made for numerous number of times at home till now. They basically make it using rice and lentil (pigeon peas), and I have tried it with different combinations
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23 February, 2018

RED RICE FLAKES/KEMPU AVALAKKI BISIBELEBATH

RED RICE FLAKES/KEMPU AVALAKKI BISIBELEBATH
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

The taste and aroma of bisibelebath mainly depends on its masala powder, which we prepare. There are many variations in making masala powder, each person prepares it in a different way, each region/place has its own variations. I myself has posted so many combinations in which we can prepare bisibelebath powder in this blog. But this time
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22 February, 2018

KIDNEY BEANS/RAJMA PULAO

KIDNEY BEANS/RAJMA PULAO
Posted in : RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH / CHITRANNA on by : Divya Suresh

A healthy one pot meal that can be packed for lunch box too for people of any age. I just prepare this following the procedure which we follow for making any regular pulao. It was a spicy, yummy and filling dish. I have used chitra rajma (light coloured one) which is said to be of
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20 February, 2018

KASHMIRI PALAK PANEER

KASHMIRI PALAK PANEER
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, HULI / CURRY / VEGETABLE CURRY / GOJJU / TANGY CURRY / DAL / TOVVE / VEGETABLE KOOTU / SAGU on by : Divya Suresh

Kashmiri Palak/spinach appears little differently shaped compared to other/regular Palak/spinach which we get all over other places. During winter Kashmiri Palak is available in Gurgaon. So tried making palak paneer using the same. It turned out too delicious with home made paneer and I liked its awesome color. Below mentioned measurement of ingredients yields the curry for
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15 February, 2018

RASGULLA CHAT

RASGULLA CHAT
Posted in : CHATS on by : Divya Suresh

A never heard before, never seen before and obviously never tasted before chat recipe ! It is a chef special dish in one of the famous restaurant in Delhi by name Veg Gulati (Pandara road). Yes……. very recently I got to see/taste this chat recipe there. As usual the very name on the menu card
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14 February, 2018

YELLANNA/YELLINA ANNA rice preparation using white sesame seeds as main ingredient

YELLANNA/YELLINA ANNA rice preparation using white sesame seeds as main ingredient
Posted in : RICE ITEMS - PULAV / MASALA BATH / BISIBELE BATH / CHITRANNA on by : Divya Suresh

The ‘yellu’ translates to sesame seeds and ‘anna’ translates to cooked rice, ie… yellanna/yellina anna translates to cooked rice tempered with roasted and ground sesame seeds along with other few spices. This is a very easy rice preparation, which is comparatively hot because of red chillies used in it and is prepared more during winter
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13 February, 2018

SWEET POTATO/SIHI GENASINA AKKI(RICE) ROTTI

SWEET POTATO/SIHI GENASINA AKKI(RICE) ROTTI
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

Yet another winter special akki rotti/rice roti recipe, which can be served at breakfast time or for lunch. We can have it with any kind of curry/raita/chutney, but chutney goes best with this rotti. As I said in my earlier post ie… sweet potato paratha, While I boiled sweet potatoes as stuffing for paratha, I also thought
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13 February, 2018

CARROT CUSTARD PUDDING

CARROT CUSTARD PUDDING
Posted in : PAYASA/KHEER, PUDDING on by : Divya Suresh

Carrot pudding is a simple, yummy desert which is nutritious too. Very simple to make recipe taken from one of my old written recipe book. This is a healthy recipe for children and grown ups. I have used raw cane sugar in this but its completely your choice to use any sugar, as just there
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13 February, 2018

SABBAKKI/SABUDANA/TAPIOCA PEARLS/SAGO SOUP

SABBAKKI/SABUDANA/TAPIOCA PEARLS/SAGO SOUP
Posted in : SOUP on by : Divya Suresh

A wonderful soup recipe to have in any climate/weather, hot or cold. It is my latest innovation, using sago/tapioca pearls/sabudana/sabbakki (kannada)…hmmm… very glad to say so. I made it in both the versions ie… plain as well as by adding vegetables. And also have added a spoonful of curds to get that sour taste and
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5 February, 2018

SWEET POTATO/SIHI GENASINA PARATHA using whole wheat flour

SWEET POTATO/SIHI GENASINA PARATHA using whole wheat flour
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES on by : Divya Suresh

Yet another winter special paratha recipe, in which we can use either whole wheat flour or mixed grains flour and which can be served at breakfast time or during lunch and which is a diabetic friendly recipe as well, as they are high in fiber and have a low glycemic index. Foods with a low
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4 February, 2018

METHI/MENTHYA SOPPU/FENUGREEK LEAVES PLATTER

METHI/MENTHYA SOPPU/FENUGREEK LEAVES PLATTER
Posted in : PLATTER on by : Divya Suresh

It’s fenugreek leaves day at our place ! saying so because….. made menthya soppina saaru/rasam , menthya soppina bisibelebath, menthya soppina nuchhinunde along with whole wheat milk halwa using almond ie…replaced walnuts. Totally healthy brunch is what we enjoyed today. Below is the platter.     INDIAN GOOSEBERRY/AMLA/BETTADA NELLIKAYI PICKLE…… dry/instant pickle   MENTHYA SOPPINA TOGARI NUCHHINUNDE steamed savory dumplings
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4 February, 2018

FENUGREEK LEAVES/METHI/MENTHYA SOPPU SAARU/RASAM

FENUGREEK LEAVES/METHI/MENTHYA SOPPU SAARU/RASAM
Posted in : DIABETIC FRIENDLY RECIPES, SAARU/ RASAM on by : Divya Suresh

Tried it just like that/haage summane/ainvayi/aise hee ! as regular as bele saaru (lentil rasam), but have added sauteed and ground methi/fenugreek leaves and small amount of fenugreek seeds as well. I thought it may turn out little bitter but it didn’t. So gladly sharing the recipe of the same with you all which is
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3 February, 2018

ALOO BHATURA

ALOO BHATURA
Posted in : BREAKFAST RECIPES, SNACKS / BAKED / DEEP FRIED / STEAMED on by : Divya Suresh

Sharing yet another recipe from one of my old written recipe book. If I remember right I learnt this recipe when I was in college from a marwari (rajasthan) friend. Since it is a deep fried one, I don’t make it very often, but I believe once in a while it is okay to eat
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