Cauliflower poriyal

Cauliflower poriyal is a simple stir fry recipe with just few ingredients.I haven't used onions too,to make this poriyal.There is no need to boil the cauliflower florets,no strong masalas and also no deep frying .This stir fry tastes great when served with dhal rice and ghee .Easy to prepare poriyal recipe perfect for sambar rice,dhal … Continue reading Cauliflower poriyal

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Murukku Sandwich

Murukku Sandwich is a new sandwich variety getting famous all over Chennai especially in Sowcarpet.Sowcarpet is a small business area in Chennai and well known for the chaat items and Jain foods. Murukku sandwich is same as bread sandwich where murukku is replaced for bread slices.Veggies are cut into small pieces and enclosed between murukkus … Continue reading Murukku Sandwich

Sandwich Chutney

Sandwich Chutney is so quick to make at home,there is so much goodness in this chutney with all fresh ingredients.A one step chutney where the ingredients are ground raw without any cooking process.Such a healthy,delicious green colored chutney that tastes great with few breakfasts like Idly,dosa,chappathi and poori.Sometimes,I mix them with curd and serve with … Continue reading Sandwich Chutney

Chocolate coffee cake

Chocolate Coffee Cake ,a super chocolaty and moist cake with the combination of both chocolate and coffee.It is one of my son's all time favorite cake.Make your day very special by making this cake and you need not spend much time too. A classic recipe with the coffee ,chocolaty flavors that make it more heavenly.It … Continue reading Chocolate coffee cake

Pomegranate juice (with mint and lemon)

Ohh! I know I have been making lot of fresh juices at home nowadays.And my posts are more about fresh fruit juices.It is mainly because Chennai's temperature doesn't seem to be coming down even after the Agni Natchatram. Most of the days it is above 40 C.I make at least 4 servings of fruit or … Continue reading Pomegranate juice (with mint and lemon)

Carrot juice (with Almond and Honey)

Carrots are highly nutritious that contains beta-carotene,vitamins and minerals. Carrots are used in many forms they are cooked,juiced and eaten raw. Almonds and Honey when juiced with carrots enhances the flavour,taste and also the nutritional benefits.Almomds helps in weight loss and Honey is substituted for sugar thus reducing the intake of empty calories. Such a … Continue reading Carrot juice (with Almond and Honey)

Tomato Dosa/Thakkali Dosai

Don't bore your family members with the same routine Dosai and Idly.Do try this instant Tomato dosai which does not require any fermentation.Your family would love to have this dosai especially for its spiciness and tanginess... Use red ripe tomatoes,these bright red colored Tomato dosais goes well with any chutney variety and can be served … Continue reading Tomato Dosa/Thakkali Dosai

Chakka Pradhaman /Jackfruit Payasam

Chakka Pradhaman / Jackfruit payasam is a traditional payasam of Kerala prepared using jackfruits.Various food items are made from jackfruits like jams,payasam,juices,chips,candies and many more.Even the seeds of jackfruits are edible and used to make sambar and many delicious curries. I tasted this payasam for the first time in Alapuzha and could still remember that … Continue reading Chakka Pradhaman /Jackfruit Payasam

Poondu Chutney / Garlic Chutney

Poondu Chutney ,a fiery ,spicy bright coloured chutney made from garlic cloves,coconut and dried red chillies.If you are bored at making the regular coconut chutney at home,then do try this simple Garlic chutney.A must have accompaniment for Idly and Dosai. INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup garlic cloves 1/3 cup grated coconut 5-7 dried red chillies A small … Continue reading Poondu Chutney / Garlic Chutney