Matta aval vilayichathu/nanachathu

This traditional evening snack from Kerala is made with jaggery and coconut.  We need not cook. When we were young my amma used to make this as an evening snack. It is very easy and yummy too. This you can make with white aval Also. It will be more tasty with Matta aval.you can use…

Quinoa salad with Vinaigrette dressing.

Quinoa is rich in fiber, minerals, antioxidants and all nine essential amino acids. Quinoa  is 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…

Moong daal oats Kichadi

Moong daal is very light and high in protein. One of the most significant benifits  of moong daal  is its role in facilitating weight loss. We can eat moong daal at night also because it  is very light and easily diagestable. Oats are rich in fiber and easily diagestable. This kichadi is good for weight…

Coconut Mithai.(no cook no bake)

Coconut mithai is a sweet dish made with coconut, milk powder and sugar. We need not cook or bake this sweet. We can freeze it and make. With in few minutes an exciting sweet will be ready.  Even your children can make this . Let us see how to make this.   Preparation time approx…

Tomato thokku (pickle)

Tomato thokku is a very easy to make pickle. We can have this thokku or pickle with idly, dosa, appam, kozhukkattai, bread, paratha, curd rice etc. I made this thokku using pressure cooker using home made masala.  We can make this thokku in open pan also. Let us see how to make this yummy spicy…

Cauliflower rice aloo poha style

Today i am presenting a healthy recipe for those who are on diet. I have already posted cauliflower pulao in my blog. Cauliflower is high in fiber and B-vitamins. It  can protect against cancer. It also contains fiber to enhance weight loss and digestion. I made this dish, aloo poha style cauliflower rice without using…

Cauliflower rice Pulao

The Cauliflower is a vegetable of choice if you’re on diet. Cauliflower is low in carbs and can replace potatoes, rice and pasta. It can be eaten both raw and cooked for different benefits. We have to make Cauliflower rice first and use this as a base for the dishes. Today i am giving you…

Baked masala stuffed Capsicum

I saw this recipe in one food channel. Stuffed capsicum is very easy to make. Since it is baked very healthy also. We can have this with roti or even as an evening snack. Let us see how to make this simple healthy snack. Preparation time approx. 50 minutes. Ingredients. 2 boiled mashed potatoes. 6…

Ennai kathirikka podi or masala for stuffed Brinjal

Kathirikka means Brinjal in tamil. Today i am giving you the recipe for masala powder to stuff in side the brinjal or ennai kathirikka podi. There are many different method to powder this masala. I tried this traditional method of powder to stuff the brinjal for making stuffed kathirikka and ennai kathirikka and  podi potta…

Vadugapuli naranga pickle. or Curry lemon pickle without oil.

Vadugapuli  naranga  tastes like a lemon and is much bigger  in size than the lime. It is very good for health and cleanses the stoamch and good for nausea and morning sickness. Naranga means lemon in malayalam. It is also known as Wild lemon and Curry lemon. Skin of this lemon is very hard and thick….

Khatta meetha mango pickle or chutney

I have tasted this chutney or pickle from my friend’s house. I loved the taste. It is a type of Bengali pickle. In the  original recipe we  need to use sugar. I generally  avoid sugar. So instead of sugar i have added jaggery. If you like to use sugar you can use instead of jaggery….

Baked black eyed rolls

I made black eyed beans subzi. I was having some leftover cooked beans, So I was planning to use this black eyed beans  to make some evening snack.I have added some cooked potatoes and some more ingredients.  I thought of avoiding oily food. Tried baking  this. If you wish you can  deep fry also. It…