Thursday, 5 June 2014

Bhindi Fry | Okra Fry | Vendakkai Varuval | How to make Lady Finger Fry




Bhindi fry/Lady finger fry is crispy and crunchy snack like recipe. It can be served as a side dish for any kind of Dal like gravy and rice. 


I do rarely fries and try to do for my hubby and my kids they loved a lot.  For sambar rice  we will need some crispy fries, For that i do this Bhindi/Okra fry as a side dish and it's perfectly matched for it.

It will also be a great side dish for Dals and Curd rice. Check it out this easy and crunchy kurkure from Bhindi/lady finger and hope you and your family will love this so.






Monday, 26 May 2014

Aloo Paratha | Stuffed Potato Paratha | Aloo Chapathi Recipe | Indian bread Recipe



Aloo Paratha is quite simple and popular paratha. The paratha is made with whole grain flour and stuffed potato will give a right nutition for a healthy breakfast or a brunch.  

Aloo paratha is all time favourite in my family and we people will die for that one. When I tried for the first time, I searched  for the actual recipe and i have done as it is. But my kids wont like that much. So i decided to try in different style by adding some more masalas, onion, ginger garlic paste etc..

It came out well and delicious so. Now the paratha become a bigger hit. Try this new method of making delicious Aloo Paratha. Hope you love this so...





Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Erissery Recipe | Mathanga Vanpayar Erissery | Parangikai Karamani Kootu | Kerala Pumpkin Erissery


Eriserry is one of the traditional recipe from Kerala. It served as one of the side dish during Onam sadya. It is made with combination of pumpkin and black eyed beans, cooked and then added to the coconut paste. Its can also be done with Yam, Raw banana instead of using pumpkin. 

When I tasted this erissery for very first time in a Restaurant  but i couldn't find out the name of this recipe. Then I searched some cookbooks and in Internet but I couldn't find the name of it. After that I asked about this recipe from one of my friend from Kerala. She told its Vanpayar Erissery. 

Then I find out actual recipe and tried it out, It came good for the first time. Now I do often at home and my kids also love this Kerala type kootu. Hope you too love this recipe.



Sunday, 11 May 2014

Egg less French Toast | Eggless Easy Toast Recipe


Egg less French Toast is an easy and tasty roast which we can make it for an hurry breakfast. French toast is served as a sweet dish, milk, sugar, vanilla or cinnamon are also commonly added before pan-frying, and then it may be topped with sugar (often powdered sugar), butter, fruit, or syrup. 

French Toast is a crispy and tasty and so my kids likes a lot whenever I do. You can ease your breakfast  and do it for a morning when you feel tired and lazy. Check out these simple egg less version toast. 






Saturday, 10 May 2014

Health Benefits of Curry Leaves or kadi patta | 10 Health Benefit of Curry Leaves


Curry leaf is an essential ingredient in Indian cooking especially in South India cooking . The curry tree (Murraya koenigii)  is native to India and Sri Lanka and Its leaves are part of most of Indian recipes.
Curry leaves are used in many dishes in India .Often used in curries, the leaves are generally called by the name "curry leaves", though they are also translated as "sweet neem leaves" in most India languages.  Curry leaf has many medicinal properties. It stimulates digestive enzymes and helps break down food more easily.

Monday, 5 May 2014

Kadai Paneer | Easy Kadai Paneer Recipe | How to make Kadai Paneer


Kadai Paneer is very popular North Indian sidedish that can be served with rotis, chapati, Naan etc.  It is a mild spicy and nice  flavoured gravy. It can be prepared in the combination Paneer and Bell pepper  and the whole process is prepared using a kadai. So its popularly called as Kadai Paneer.

It so popular in Restaurants, I want to try this for long time. And I tried with some fresh Paneer for the first time it came out good. Apart from other Paneer side dishes like Paneer Butter Masala and Palak Paneer, Its has quite different taste  and flavour. 

It can be prepared with some freshly grounded spices such as Coriander seeds, Red Chillies,cinnamon etc. It gives a fresh flavour and quite comfort with stomach. Try this recipe and impress your family and make to enjoy the Kadai Paneer as we get in the Restaurant.



Thursday, 1 May 2014

Beetroot Pulao | Beetroot Rice | Beetroot Satham


Beetroot Pulao is most flavour able and colourful pulao. Those who looks for a quick and healthy pulao for kids will go with the beetroot pulao.

Beetroot is a dark red vegetable with a mild sweet taste. It contains a number of nutritions such as Magnesium, iron, Vitamin A and Potassium. It increases blood flow and its a best treats HBP and it detoxifies the body helps to stimulate the body. 

So Having beetroot often in your diet is more important. Try this easy and simple pulao for your family and kids. It is best and suit for their Lunch box. Those who hates beetroot will love this beetroot pulao for sure. This can be done easily with left over rice also.



Saturday, 26 April 2014

Mor Kali | More Kali | Mor Koozh | Buttermilk Porridge


Mor Kali / More Koozh is a tangy and spicy porridge cake made with butter milk and rice flour. It's a traditional and authentic recipe made in Tamilnadu.

Mor kali is quick and easy recipe can be prepared for a light dinner. And also a perfect for light tiffin after school or work. It takes only 10 to 15 minutes to prepare. 

It can be prepared with left over sour buttemilk/ laban and its taste and smell is so awesome. My grandma make this mor kali whenever she have left over sour curd or butter milk. And she cut this into pieces and she gave as a snack to us when we came back after school.

Those who loves butter milk  and have a tangy tooth will love this Mor kali for sure. Try this easy traditional recipe and enjoy a great tiffin with your family.

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Murungakkai Sambar | Drumstick Sambar Recipe | how to make Murungaikai Kathirikai Sambar Recipe


The most popular sambar which can be served in South Indian meals is the Murungaikkai Sambar. Drumstick have lot of nutritional benefits and it is mostly grown as a backyard trees at home in south part of India.

In our family we prepared this sambar in two ways one Drumstick only and another one is anlong with Brinjal.Today i have post the sambar which can be prepared using drum stick and as well as with brinjal also. 

All my North Indian friends are always asking me about how to prepare the drumstick sambar. Today I will explain the method of making in stepwise pictures. Check out this  recipe and leaves your valuable comments..




Sunday, 20 April 2014

Healthy Jelly ,Vegetarian Jelly Recipe, How to make jelly at home | Agar agar jelly recipe ,China grass jelly recipe


Agar Agar Jelly (china grass)  is a healthy kids jelly. Agar-agar is a natural vegetable gelatin counterpart.           

Agar Agar or China Grass is a White and semi-translucent, it is sold in packages as washed and dried strips or in powdered form. It can be used to make jellies, puddings, and custards.

For making jelly, it is boiled in water until the solids dissolve. Sweetener, flavouring, colouring, fruit or vegetables are then added and the liquid is poured into moulds to be served as desserts , or incorporated with other desserts, such as a jelly layer in a cake.

Agar-agar is approximately 80% fibre, so it can serve as an intestinal regulator. Its bulk quality is behind one of the latest fad diets in Asia, the kanten Diet (the Japanese word for agar-agar). Kids likes Jelly a lot .Try this Healthy Agar Agar Jelly and enjoy with your kids and family.