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…

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…

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…

Instant Quinoa oats Idly

Idly is one of the popular breakfast items . I tried quinoa oats Idly for breakfast. Quinoa helps to reduce cholesterol,blood sugar levels, lowering risk of diabetes and heart diseases. We can make this idly instantly no need of soaking and fermenting. I have not added oil to make this idly. . We can eat…

Paruppu vada in airfryer.

Paruppuvada / dhal vada is one of the popular evening snack from Kerala. My husband likes paruppuvada very much. But because of the health issues we are not eating any deep fried foods. I tried paruppuvada in airfryer. It came out crispy and the tastes the same like deep fried. Let us see how to…

Railway chutney

I learnt this recipe from Venkatesh bhat sir. Very easy ,healthy chutney which goes well with bhajjiyas, bonda’s, idly,dosa etc. We can make this chutney with very little coconut. This chutney will be little luqid consistency and spicy. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time approx 10 minutes. Ingredients. 3/4 cup fried gram…

Peanuts and shallots chutney

We love to have variety of chutneys for Idly, dosa, aappam, kozhukkattai, upuma,pongal etc. Peanuts and shallots are healthy option for any variety of dosa and Idly. I have used raw peanuts here. We can use without skin also. With in 10 minutes we can make this spicy yummy,healthy chutney. Let us see how to…

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…