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…

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…

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….

Ragi/ Finger millet Aappam

Ragi or finger millet is one of the most nutritious and healthy cereals. Ragi is a whole grain that is gluten-free. It is packed with Calcium,good carbs,amino acids and vitamin D. It is good for diabetes and weight loss. We can make variety of dishes with ragi or finger millet or naachni in Hindi .I…

Foxtail millet kozhukkattai.

Foxtail millet or thinai in tamil is gluten-free. It has many health benefits. It’s good for weight loss,lowers cholesterol and good for heart. I am using millet all most daily . Today I tried foxtail millet kozhukkattai which is a steamed dish. Same method you can use any millet of your choice. Let us see…

Verumarisi adai with foxtail millet and moringa leaves.

Verum arisi adai means dosa with out daals using rice and coconut making dosa. Instead of rice I used foxtail millet. Millets are gluten-free and good for healthy diet and weight loss. We can have this dosa for breakfast or dinner. Moringa leaves/ drumstick leaves are high in vitamin c , protein, iron etc. It…

Jowar flour/ Idiyappam or string hopper.

Jowar flour is Cholam in tamil . It’s a gluten free millet which is high in protein and fiber. Jowar is one ofthe healthy millet for weight loss. It makes you full for longer time. Today I made idiyappam which is a steamed food. You can make any side dish like sothi, black channa curry…

Little millet/samai lemon rice.

Millets are powder house of nutrients. There are many types of Millets available. Each millets have different health benefits. Millets are gluten-free. Hence we can opt this for rice. Today I made lemon rice with little millet or samai or sago. Little millets are full of protein and fiber. Because of this benifit it’s good…

Prosomillet dosa or panivaragu dosa.

Millets are very healthy source of vitamins. This millet is sourced from the traditional farmers of Meghalaya. It is beneficial to reduce the risk of diabetes. Today I am giving you simple way of using this millet. I made dosa. It’s crispy and yummy. Let us see how to make this easy dish. Preparation time…

Jowar or sorghum dosa without rice.

Jowar or sorghum in English and cholam in tamil is a gluten free grain. It is an excellent option for people who suffer from “gluten intolerance” and it is rich in nutrients as well. Compaired to other grains it has high fiber, protein ,iron and vitamins. Jowar is a good option for weight loss. Today…

Quinoa salad with Vinaigrette dressing.

Quinoa is rich in fiber, minerals, antioxidants and all nine essential amino acids. Quinoa ┬áis one of the healthiest and most nutritious foods. Quinoa is good for weight loss and improves health also. Quinoa salad is very easy to make and filling lunch or dinner dish. I have added some veggies to cooked quinoa and…