Foxtail millet/ Thinai Moong daal payasam/ kheer

Today being skanda shasti I made thinai payasam or pradaman. Dishes with thinai or foxtail millet is one of the favourite prasad for Lord Muruga. It is easy to make and very tasty also. I am soaking millets for 4 to 6 hours before cooking. If you don’t want to soak you can wash it…

Spicy Ragi / kezvaragu/ Nachni porridge

Ragi porridge we can make in different ways. I always prefer spicy version. This porridge is diabetic friendly and excellent option for weight loss. Today I am going to give you the basic recipe in which you can add your own spices, buttermilk, rasam, sambar, chutney etc. You can have this porridge without adding any…

Healthy soup without oil/ butter

Today I am going to give you a healthy soup recipe without adding butter, ghee or oil. I used yellow pumpkin, onions,garlic,tomato and carrots. We can take this soup for dinner with some salads. It will take 10 minutes to make this. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time approx 5 to 10…

Sabakki/ Sabudhana Idly.

Sabakki/ Sabudhana idly is one of the popular breakfast items from Karnataka. One of my cousin Uma is living in Bangalore. I got this recipe from her. It is very soft and spongy instant idly. Any chutney will go with this. I paired with coconut chutney. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time…

Koki

Koki is a break fast dish from Rajasthan. It is very easy to make this thick wheat flour roti. Some people are adding Chick pea flour to make this. Today I have made koki with wheat flour. The texture of koki is little thick and crispy. Let us see how to make koki. Preparation time…

Madurai style thanni chutney

Thanni means water in tamil. This thanni chutney is very popular in Madurai district in Tamilnadu. Idly and thanni chutney are excellent combination and it is very easy to make and no cook chutney. We are using very less coconut . This thanni chutney is very watery in consistency and it is spicy. Let us…

Long beans channa fry.

Long beans is a low calorie vegetable and hence can be consumed by those on weight loss. It has vitamin A and vitamin c. Being a green vegetable, it is rich in antioxidants, thus plays an important role in fighting cancer. It is rich in protein also. Channa daal will not make you fat because…

Raw Mango Rice

Raw mango rice is very simple easy to make lunch box dish. We need not have any side dish to go with this. For more tasty and healthy method I have added some vegetables. Let us see how to make this. Quantity of raw mango may depend on its sourness. Preparation time approx: 15 minutes….

Paruppu sadam/ dhal rice.

Paruppu means daal .With very few ingredients we can make this healthy, yummy rice in pressure cooker. I have not used any vegetables. With thuar daal, shallots and tomatoes we can make this rice..There is no need of any side dish for this rice. This rice is good for lunch box.. Let us see how…

Oats vegetable upuma

Oats have many health benefits. These include weight loss, lower blood sugar levels, and a reduced risk of heart disease. Oats dishes makes you fuller for longer time. Thus it’s good for weight loss . Today I tried oats upuma loaded with lot of vegetables. You can add greens or any vegetable of your choice….

Airfried Roasted Chick peas.

The high Fibre and protein content in chickpeas promotes weight loss. They keep you fuller for longer time. I always love to have some snack with my evening tea. I tried roasted Chick peas in airfryer. Without any guilt we can have this. I used only 1 tsp olive oil to make this. Let us…

Ridgegourd curry/Peerkingai kadasal.

Ridge gourd or peerkingai in tamil has many health benefits. It promotes weight loss, enhances vision ,relieves constipation, remedies anemia etc. With in few minutes we can make this curry in pressure cooker. It goes well with all kind of tiffin varities, roti,puri, rice etc. Let us see how to make this easy kadasal.kadasal means…