Monday, 23 February 2015

Instant Sambar | Quick Sambar | No pressure Cook Sambar



Instant Sambar is an easy, quick and tasty sambar. This can be done without pressure cook the dal. This can be made when we have little dal at a hand. 


While we clear the stock, we have little dal at hand, we can make a pot full of sambar from it. My mom used to do everytime when we want different taste of sambar.

Quite simple and fast recipe when we have surprise guests at home. It will be more helpful for those working ladies came from office tired to cook dal in pressure cooker for sambar. Hope it will be helpful for you all..








Friday, 9 January 2015

Paruppu Urundai Kulambu | Urundai Kulambu Recipe | South Indian Lentil Kofta Curry



Paruppu Urundai Kulambu is a exotic south Indian side dish served along with rice. We can literally say as lentil balls(kofta) in a tamarind based kulambu(gravy). It is spicy, tangy and yummy kulambu.

When we are bored in making sambar or vegetable based gravy we can go for Paruppu urundai Kulambu.

Whenever my mom do I will share this urundai kulambu with my friends. My friends will love this kulambu and ask for it every time. My mom is expert in it.

I will share this recipe from my mom's cookbook. Hope you will also like this yummy , tangy and spicy kulambu.




Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Red Chutney | Spicy Chutney | Kara Chutney


Red Chutney is spicy chutney made with combination of Kashmiri chilli, small onion and tomato.The colour, smell and taste of kashmiri chilli will make this chutney tongue ticking.  It will tempt us to eat again and again.

Thanks to my friend Jaya, I got this recipe from her. When I went her home for a dinner she prepared this chutney. We enjoyed this spicy, tongue tickling chutney there. And I asked the recipe from her and tired it two, three times then only it came out well.

It is the best one when we get bored in doing chutneys. Just add spice to your food sometimes. It will make us interest in eating. Try this recipe for those spicy loves in your family..





Thursday, 13 November 2014

Kurma Kulambu | Potato Masala Gravy | Arachivitta Masala Kulambu



Kurma Kulambu is a masala based gravy served along with rice. It can be done with potato blend with grounded coconut masala. It a South Indian gravy/kurma served with rice, roti and parathas. 


Its also a best side dish  and well goes with South Indian parotta. My mother used to this recipe for lunch often at home. I will fell for it and I loved to eat as side dish for dosa at night. Till the last drop we ate this kurma.



 I think this will be a good accompaniment for anything. Just give a try today and hope you and your family will enjoy this so.






Sunday, 2 November 2014

Vegetable biryani | Veg Biryani Using Coconut milk



Vegetable Biryani is healthy delicious rice made with fresh vegetables, various types of spice and rice. Here with, add some coconut milk gives a great taste and aroma.


Are you heard about veg biryani using coconut milk?, have you tasted it? Give a try for this most favourable biryani. My mom used to do biryani only using coconut milk, I never tasted biryani without it. After I got married my MIL also do this same. 

After this, I came to know that biryani can be made in different types. But I fell for only this. Now, I want to share this recipe to you all. Hope you will also like it so.





Thursday, 16 October 2014

Motichoor Ladoo | Boondi Laddoo | Chota Bheem Ladoo | Easy Diwali Sweets Recipe


Motichoor Ladoo is a famous sweet(ladoo) made in North part of India. Motichoor ladoo and south Indian ladoo are almost similar in preparation with little variation. I have tried south Indian ladoos.


One time my sister asking for ladoo, we gave South Indian Ladoo. But she asked for this Motichoor ladoo particularly. On that time I think that both ladoo are same, the colour is difference. After that  I found its really tastes different. It is soft, crunchy and little moistures ladoo. 

My kids also like this ladoo because of Chota Bheem. They call this ladoo as Chota Bheem Ladoo. Have a try and make your family to enjoy these lovely and tasty ladoo.





Monday, 22 September 2014

Kara Kulambu | Spicy Onion Garlic Kulambu | How to make Onion Garlic Puli Kulambu


Kara Kulambu is  a spicy gravy and one of the most popular gravy in South Indian cuisine. This gravy is prepared by cooking  onion and garlic spicy and tangy tamarind gravy. This can be served as one of the main gravy in South Indian meals.

Kara kulambu can be served with hot rice along with any stir fries, or papads of your choice. Those who look for a spicy and tangy gravy,this will be a perfect choice for those spicy lovers. 

Try this easy and spicy gravy for a perfect lunch!


Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Brinjal Rice | Kathirikaai Satham | Eggplant Pulao | How to make Vaangi Bath


Brinjal/ Eggplant is deep purple vegetable looks so attractive and tasty. Eggplant has lot of benefits.  It contains iron, calcium and other minerals will enhance a good flow of blood and nourishes the brain. 


It contains more fiber, which protect the digestive tract and protect us from cancer. Before I am not a big fan so that I didn't try this Brinjal/Eggplant rice for long time. Aftre trying this Vaangi bath i like it a lot. Now i like to make this again and again.

I used to try this when i have more eggplant at home. Eggplant rice is quite simple rice and its special masala flavour makes us to eat more. Check out this brinjal rice recipe, those who hates Eggplant will like this Vaangi bath for sure!

Saturday, 5 July 2014

Health benefit of Garlic | 10 Top health benefit of Garlic


Garlic is well known as a natural health remedy that has long been used to treat various ailments. It is extremely easy to source in most countries and can be consumed cooked or fresh.
 Indian curries and cuisine are incomplete without garlic, a simple ingredient  packed with lot health benefits. It gives a unbelievable flavour to the cuisine and carries a lot of medicinal values. Garlic has been used as traditional medicine to prevent or treat various diseases .
It is most easily included in your food . You don’t need to limit yourself to fresh garlic either. Garlic powder or dried garlic flakes are effective and easy to keep in the cupboard for everyday use. 

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Idly Batter Bonda | Idly Flour Bonda | Idly Maavu Bonda |How to make Bonda from Left Over Idly Batter



Idly batter Bonda is a easy crispy snack made with the left over Idly batter. This is simple easy bonda can be done whenever we have some left over idly batter. 

These bonda are quite soft and crunchy and have a best snack for a tea time. I got this recipe from Mrs Mallika Badrinath's snack book. I will try her recipes every time. In this Bonda she added Sago/Javarisi instead of adding rice flour in order to make the bonda is little spongy and outer layer is crispy. 

If you have idly batter it your job is quite easy to make a snack. Have an easy and tasty tea time snack this evening.