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

Oats Venpongal

Oats Venpongal is an easy to cook healthy recipe.Oats have become part of everyone's diet especially for their nutritional benefits.They have a high fiber content,low in calories,great for weight management and also helps to combat many diseases. Oats Venpongal tastes the same as Rice Venpongal,it is really hard to make out the addition of Oats.Not … Continue reading Oats Venpongal

Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi

Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi a crunchy,nutty,sweet made with sesame seeds and jaggery.These burfis are so nutritious with the goodness of two healthy ingredients Sesame seeds and Jaggery(natural sugar substitute).Ellu means Sesame seeds in Tamil,but we dont call the Sesame oil as Ellu(sesame) Yennai(oil) instead we say Nalla yennai which means Good oil.Sesame seeds and … Continue reading Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi

Lemon Sevai / Lemon Idiyappam

Lemon Sevai / Lemon Idiyappam is a quick food that can be made in no time .But the making of Sevai/Idiyappam takes time and needs lot of patience.Sevai varieties can also be prepared using instant sevai(rice noodles) available in the stores. Lemon Sevai is such a tangy,lemony Sevai with simple tempering that brings out such … Continue reading Lemon Sevai / Lemon Idiyappam

Chicken kurma -2

. Chicken kurma is a popular side dish that goes well with most of the Indian breakfast.I have already posted a chicken kurma recipe here,this is a much easier version of kurma variety..The main ingredient is coconut,with few spices and nuts.The taste and flavour of the kurma differs from every state  depending on the ingredients … Continue reading Chicken kurma -2