Karupatti Idiyappam/Palm sugar Idiyappam

Karupatti Idiyappam is another traditional breakkfast recipe from my native place(Virudhunagar).Karupatti idiyappam is very good for health as they are steamed.No oil or sugar is added to this,sugar is substituted with palm sugar.Palm sugar has more nutritional benefits and also a good source of iron and zinc. Click here for karupatti Aapam recipe. INGREDIENTS 1 … Continue reading Karupatti Idiyappam/Palm sugar Idiyappam

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Masala sevai recipe

Sevai/Idiyappam is made from rice flour,its a zero oil recipe as they are steamed.Many dishes are made using sevai,they are quick and easy to make recipes.Whenever i make Idiyappams at home,i make few extras to make sevai variety recipe the same day for lunch.You can use the store bought idiyappams or make them at home.Click … Continue reading Masala sevai recipe

Paruppu keerai kulambu

Paruppu keerai kulambu is a traditional ,healthy recipe with the goodness of dhal and greens.You can use any greens of your choice and for dhal use either toor dhal or moong dhal. INGREDIENTS 1 cup paruppu keerai(purslane leaves) 1/2 cup toor dhal or moong dhal 1 onion chopped 1 tomato chopped 2 dried red chillies … Continue reading Paruppu keerai kulambu

Spicy fried chicken

Fried chicken is popular for its irresistible taste.This recipe is a crunchy,spicy and saucy version of fried chicken.The key ingredient for the crunchiness is cornflour.The crust stays crunchy with tender juicy chicken inside. INGREDIENTS 400 g chicken 3-4 tbsp cornflour 2 tsp pepper 2 tsp minced or chopped garlic Salt to taste FOR THE SAUCE … Continue reading Spicy fried chicken

Homemade paneer

Paneer(cottage cheese) is quite easy to make at home.Paneer is a good source of calcium and protein.It is used in many Indian recipes for desserts,gravies,pulaos and many more. INGREDIENTS 1 litre full fat milk 3 tbsp lemon juice METHOD Bring the milk to boil in a heavy bottomed vessel.Turn off the heat,after 5 mins add … Continue reading Homemade paneer

Chicken kurma

Chicken kurma which i have posted here is an easy and simple version of kurma varieties.A delicious,tasty kurma with the combination of the spices, ground mixture of green chillies,cashews and coconut which makes the kurma rich and creamy.This Chicken kurma goes well with Idly,Dosai,Chapathi,Poori and Parotas. INGREDIENTS 250 g chicken 1 onion chopped 2 green … Continue reading Chicken kurma

Rasmalai recipe

Rasmalai is a rich classic Bengali dessert prepared using Chena/Paneer and flavoured creamy milk.Home made Rasmalai are soft compared to the store bought ones.Preparing the creamy milk takes more than an hour.All we need is little patience before we start making them at home. INGREDIENTS FOR CHENA PATTIES Homemade Chena made from 1 litre of … Continue reading Rasmalai recipe

chena recipe

Chena is a key ingredient used in many delicious milk sweets like rasmalai,rasgulla,kalakand etc.Chena is prepared by curdling the milk using any one of the following items like lemon juice,orange juice,vinegar or curd. INGREDIENTS Full fat milk 1 litre Lemon juice 2-3 tbsp METHOD Boil milk in a deep bottomed vessel.When it boils switch off … Continue reading chena recipe

Ridge gourd curry/Peerkangai poriyal recipe

Ridge gourd is known as Peerkangai in tamil.Ridgegourd is low in saturated fat and high in dietary fiber.It has a high water content making it a very low calorie vegetable.Some Ridge gourds are bitter to taste,so it is very important to buy tender Ridge gourds for cooking. INGREDIENTS 1/4 kg Ridge gourd/Peerkangai 1 onion chopped … Continue reading Ridge gourd curry/Peerkangai poriyal recipe

Snake gourd kootu/Pudalangai kootu recipe

Snake gourd is a well known veggie used in various Indian recipes.They are pale green or grey green in colour.It is rich in fiber and its laxative property cures constipation.It gives a cooling effect to our system.Also helps in weight for they are very low in calories.I have posted here a recipe of snake gourd … Continue reading Snake gourd kootu/Pudalangai kootu recipe