Mirch ka salan

Mirch ka salan is a popular curry made with green chilles as a side dish for biryani. This salan is a good combo for parotta, roti, phulka, dosa, idly ,idiyappam etc. Let us see how to make this curry. Preparation time approx. 30 minutes. Ingredients. 5. Long green chillies ( less spicy). 3 tbsp peanuts…

Foxtail millet kozhukkattai.

Foxtail millet or thinking 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…

Restaurant style Kara kuzhambu.

Kara kuzhambu is little different from vethakuzhambu. For this gravy we are using some masala paste. When we are buying thali from restaurants one of the item is Kara kuzhambu. Today I made that restaurant style Kara kuzhambu which goes well with hot rice, idli, dosa, roti, idiyappam etc. I have used chundakka vethal /…

Broccoli koottu

Broccoli is rich in vitamin C, K and calcium. I have made koottu with broccoli adding moong daal. We can have this rice, roti, dosa etc. It will take 15 to 20 minutes only to make this no onion garlic curry. Let us see how to make this easy dish. Preparation time approx. 20 minutes….

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…

Pudina Shallot chutney

I thought of making side dish for my chila. Today I tried different method of pudina chutney for my chila. This chutney is a good side dish for idly,dosa, bread, parathas etc. This healthy chutney is very easy to make with few ingredients. If you want you can season it with mustard seeds, asafotedia, urad…

Country vegetables puzhukku/ curry

Today my amma taught me a different mix of vegetable puzhukku or side dish. We can make puzhukku with a single vegetable or tapioca or mixed veg also. We can have this with hot rice as a side dish. I love to eat with dosa also. Without onion garlic this puzhukku tastes so nice. Let…

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…

Kothamalli sevai/ coriander sevai.

Sevai is one of the popular breakfast or dinner recipes of kerala and Tamilnadu. We have to make plain sevai. With this we can make many varaities of sevai. I have posted how to make sevai in traditional authentic way in my blog. Please do check if you wish. Today I made kothamalli sevai with…

Pillowy soft dosa.

This dosa is very soft and very easy to make for breakfast. We need only 2 ingredients to make this. It will stay soft for long time. We can have this with any chutney, sambar or kuruma. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time approx 5 minutes. Soaking time. 5 to 6 hours….

Poha, rice roti/dosa , easy breakfast

I was planning to make something new for my breakfast. I tried poha roti / dosa . I used only these two items for grinding. We can make this dish very easily. You can add any vegetable of your choice for more healthier version. This roti is very soft for long time. It’s a good…