Monday, 31 March 2014

Cabbage Chutney , How to make Cabbage Chutney recipe , Chutney for Idly and Dosa



Cabbage chutney is something which many are not aware of, Cabbage are mainly used for poriyal and kootu and not so known for chutney .


In fact Cabbage chutney is very delicious when you prepared in right combination can be served for idly and dosa . I use to do a lot cabbage chutney to serve along with idly and dosa  mainly even it so good for chapati also.                                                                    

Usually people ignore this due to raw smell of cabbage but when nicely cooked the raw smell get rid of it and by adding coconut and chilly it will be tasting great .  

This recipe is tried and tested on many occupation. Try this cabbage chutney and if you have any comments feel free to write back.


Sunday, 30 March 2014

Almond - Health benefits of Almond

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East and South Asia.Almonds are one of the most nutritious of all nuts. Almond is very good for health. Almonds are rich in Vitamins, Proteins, minerals and fiber and it carries a number of health benefits.
Almonds may be eaten on raw or toasted. They are also the ingredients of several different dishes. Almonds are available sliced, flaked, slivered, as flour, oil, butter, or as almond milk.
The nuts are among the richest sources of health-benefiting nutrients essential for optimum health. Almonds are the best whole food source of Vitamin E, in the form of alpha-tocopherol, which may help prevent cancer.

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Pasta Recipe, How to make Pasta , Tomato cheese Pasta | Pasta in Indian style



Pasta is a simple dish and can be done in many combination.This is a simple Tomato Pasta which have some alteration to make it in Indian style .To get out of our regular dish I used to do Pasta.        

      
Before I was not so familiar with  Pasta until my husband used to travel to Italy and get to know about Italian cuisine. He start making Pasta and it was so good.  My kids also love and enjoy a lot whenever he do. Its was very easy and good for breakfast  or even for dinner.        

Its have little spice when we compare to the typical Italian pasta, I have modified according to Indian cuisine by adding some garlic and onion with little spice too.

Try this simple pasta and am sure you will enjoy .It make your stomach comfortable and can fit to all ages.

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Indian Gooseberry - Health benefit of Indian Gooseberry , Benefit of Alma


Indian Gooseberry or Amla is one of the most valuable fruits discovered till date by mankind. Abundantly growing in India, the tree is found in deciduous forests across the Indian subcontinent. It is the most commonly used ingredient of most Ayurvedic preparations 

The fresh fruit contains more than 80 percent water. The nutrient content includes calcium, phosphorus, iron, carotene, vitamin B complex and fibre. Even if dried in shade, amla retains most of its vitamin C.

Vitamin C present in Amla is present in a complex form and not as free Vitamin C.  It has been proposed that the superior effect of the fruit in disease prevention

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Quick Tomato Chutney, Chutney recipe for Idly Dosa, Thakkali Chutney, No Garlic No Onion Chutney

          
Quick Tomato Chutney , name says everything , its very simple and quick to make with only tomatoes ie  no onion , no garlic  Chutney.

This method can be made in 5 min ..  So you can treat you family with this chutney any time.I use to do lot of time for the breakfast due to time constrain. Tomato simply grinder and added with hot chilli and boiled for few minutes ,will have a great taste and can be served for idli ,dosa and  for chapati. 

Its very spicy so it can be liked by all ages .Try this easy tomato recipe and give your feed back if any .






Turmeric Powder- Health benefit of Turmeric ,Turmeric powder for cooking and other uses

Turmeric powder, a bright yellow powder made by dry grinding of mature turmeric rhizomes. Its part the ginger family and Its Used in all Indian curries.


Turmeric powder are used for colouring and flavouring food, for cosmetic purposes and for medicinal properties from ancient culture of India. In addition, Indian Ayurveda and Chinese medicines utilize turmeric to treat infections and inflammations on the inside and outside of the body. It is rich in dietary fibre, iron, potassium, magnesium and vitamin B6.


Use of turmeric in cooking
Turmeric powder is widely used to colour and flavour mustard, in varieties of food . It is a component of curry spice mixtures and commonly used in Indian cooking.

Turmeric powder enhances the flavour of many foods, including meats, poultry, seafood, eggs, potatoes, rice, lentils, and vegetables. It gives a rich colour and a uniqueflavor to the food.

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Palak Paneer Recipe - How to make Palak Paneer Recipe , Paneer Recipe



Palak Paneer is a creamy and delicious north Indian dish with a lovely green colour.Its a combination of fresh spinach (Palak) with cottage cheese ( Paneer )  .

Its absolutely taste wonderful with Naan , roti and basmati rice.Its very easy to prepare and kids likes a  lot  specially due to  paneer cubs in it.

Palak has high nutritional facts, its  rich source of omega 3 and contains Vitamin A. Its contain antioxidant and anticancer constituents. Regular Consumption of Palak helps to prevent from anaemia, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and osteoporosis (weakness of bone). So include palak often in your diet. So paneer also have high protein content so you will get almost best in your diet.

I tried and tested this recipe many times , i am sure you will like it too....



Monday, 24 March 2014

Coconut Chutney recipe - How to make coconut chutney , Thengai Chutney for Idly and Dosa


Coconut Chutney is a nice, easy and excellent accompaniment for idly, dosa, uthappam, pongal and even for poori .Its quick to make .

Coconut chutney can be done in many ways. My friends  likes this method when ever i do this for them . Today's post  is how to make coconut chutney in Tamilnadu Style. 

Its a very handy chutney that can be prepared in few minute and can be accompaniment with most of south indian breakfast.

Check out this easy recipe and let me have your valuable comments .

Its tried and tested. 

Friday, 21 March 2014

Masala Papad - How to make Masala Papad , Indian Snacks



Masala papad is an easy snack and a good a starter during a dinner. A good evening snacks during a cold and rainy day 

when you need a mouth watering chat.Its very easy to prepare (5 to 8 min) and can be served to all age groups. kids like a lot.


Simply fried papad topped with fresh vegetables like tomato, onion , corridor mixed with right proportion of Indian spices will to create a magical mouthwatering combination .



Try this starter and enjoy with your family and friends .your comments are highly appreciated .




Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Pepper Kulambu recipe - How to make Milagu Kulambu



Pepper Kulambu is a spicy and tasty gravy well goes with hot rice. The flavor of garlic and pepper blends with flavor of gingley oil/ sesame oil will give a heavenly taste. Its a very good recipe to treat cold and also comfort to stomach. Try this easy and tasty Gravy which make your tongue ticking...


Saturday, 15 March 2014

Carrot Halwa - How to make Carrot Halwa , Gajar Ka Halwa recipe , Indian Sweet



Carrot Halwa/Gajar Ka Halwa is a traditional Indian sweet and it very famous in Punjab. It is the simplest halwa with very few ingredients which we have at home. This is my first tried sweet when i have started cooking. I love to make this sweet because of its simplicity. It is healthy, easy and tasty sweet which make us tempt to eat. Try this easy sweet and let them enjoy with your family..Holi special sweet...happy holi..


Thursday, 13 March 2014

Pepper Cumin Rice , How to make Milagu Jeeraga Satham , left over rice recipe


Pepper cumin rice is nice flavoured and comforting rice. It can be made easy and its a quick lunch box item. This can be prepared using Left over rice also. I will do the the recipe for my kids often and when they are not feeling well or having digestion problem. It keeps the stomach more comfort . Try this easy and tasty recipe, and leave your valuable comments.

Monday, 10 March 2014

Kollu Rasam recipe , Horse Gram Soup ,How to make Rasam

Horse gram is a kind of bean commonly used in South Indian States. Its has lot of medicinal properties such to treat cold, cough, sore throat and to treat kidney stones.  Horse gram is an excellent food for those who are looking to loose weight. Horse gram soup/ Kollu rasam is a recipe we often do at home to treat cold and cough. And also it have high nutrition so we have to take often in our diet. 

Saturday, 8 March 2014

Methi Pulao | Vendaya Keerai Satham , How to make Methi pulao , Easy rice Recipes


Methi \ Fenugreek leaves strongly aromatic and have little bitter taste. It's rich in iron, Folic acid, thiamine, Vitamin A, B6 and C and many more. It have lot of medicinal benefits such as it increases blood level, increases breast milk supply who nursing, reduce cholesterol, prevents diabetics and also protects from cancer. Methi  pulao is very delicious and easy to make. Hope you like this and enjoy this healthy pulao  with your family... 

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Chilli Cheese Sandwich , How to make Cheese Sandwich , Toast Recipe



Chilli Cheese toast is simple and easy sandwich can be made for breakfast or as a snack. Very few ingredients required for making this. This sandwich is so tasty and very spicy. Try it out this easy sandwich idea for those spice lovers. I love to do this recipe often for breakfast especially for my husband. 




Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Easy Onion Tomato Chutney , How to make Onion Tomato Chutney , Chutney Recipe



A nice accompaniment goes well with idly, dosa and even chapati. Onion Tomato chutney is a easy dish which we do often at as side dish for breakfast and also dinner. I always tend to make different types of chutney i love to make this regularly. Lot of variation are there in making this onion tomato chutney. Today i posted the simplest way of making Onion Tomato Chutney..


Saturday, 1 March 2014

Capsicum Sambar , How to make capsicum sambar ,Quick Sambar Recipes


Capsicum has lot of medicinal use, it mainly used to treat on stomach problems, such as indigestion, stomach upset, heart burn, diarrhoea and cramps. So including capsicum in diet may treat lot of problems. Lot of recipes are there to do, i will share a healthy and easy recipe which i often i do is this Capsicum Sambar.