Muringa ila/ drumstick leaves koottu.

Muringa ila or drumstick leaves are filled with vitamin c,potassium, protein, iron,amino acid which help to heal our body. Drum stick leaves juice are good for weight loss. Today I am going to give you a healthy curry which goes with rice,roti etc. Let us see how to make this healthy,easy,yummy dish. Preparation time approx:…

Lime leaves/ naranga ila chammandhi

Lime leaves / vadugapuli naranga ila we are using to make masala buttermilk ,tea etc. I learnt this recipe from a friend from palakkad. It was spicy and full of vitamins. Chammandhi goes well with rice gruel or Kanji or and any tiffins like kozhukkattai, idly,dosa. For making this Chammandhi we are using green chillies…

Rasakalan.

Rasakalan is one of the popular traditional dish of kerala. It is a mix of tamarind and curd with coconut spice mix. We can add any country vegetables. It goes well with rice dosa,idly,kozhukkattai ,aappam etc. Let us see how to make this curry. Preparation time approx. 20 minutes. Ingredients. 100 gram white pumpkin. 100…

Nadan payaru curry.

Payaru means whole green moong daal. With very few ingredients we can make this protein enriched curry for roti, puttu, aappam etc. Let us see this simple recipe. Preparation time approx. 30 minutes. Ingredients. 1 cup green moong soaked overnight 15 shallots chopped finely. 1/ 2 tsp chilli powder. 3 tbsp grated fresh coconut. 1/…

Vendakka puli/ Bindi curry

Vendakka means ladies finger or bindi. Vendakka puli is one of the popular side dish for rice. Mulagoottal and vendakka puli is a good combo for rice. Vendakka puli is a spicy gravy which is cooked in tamarind water. Let us see how to make Vendakka puli. Preparation time approx. 15 to 20 minutes. Ingredients….

Roasted Poha/ aval and nuts mixture.

Roasted poha with nuts. I always prefer oil less snack because of health reasons. Thought of making some evening snack without much oil. Poha with nuts are very healthy, crispy, spicy snack for all. I have added cashews, almonds, kismis, peanuts, dried coconut pieces etc. You can add any nuts of your choice. Preparation time…

Rasam sadam/ Rasam rice.

One pot meal Rasam is an unavoidable appetizer for every Southindian family. Rasam is tangy, spicy soup like gravy made with tamarind, tomatoes, and some spices which we are consuming with rice or we can drink as it is. There are different varieties of rasam we can make. Today I am giving you an one…

Suji / Rava/ Semolina balls.

Suji ball is one of the easy, yummy , steamed breakfast dish made with suji / rava. It is very healthy and a perfect lunch box dish also. We are not using much oil . Once it is made it will be spongy for long hours. You can add beetroot juice, carrot juice for more…

Spring onion parathas

I have ordered spring onions online. When it comes it was a huge bundle. I have tried many dishes using spring onions. Today I am giving you an excellent paratha with spring onions. It is very easy to make. We can have this with yogurt, raitha or pickle. I made brinjal 🍆raitha for this. Let…

Carrot salad with seasonings.

One of the easiest, healthiest salad made with carrot 🥕gratings and seasoned with few ingredients. We can have this as a side dish for rice or we can eat like that also. With in 10 minutes salad will be ready. Let us see how to make this salad. Preparation time approx 10 minutes. Ĺ. 2…

Pumpkin Flesh chutney/ Mathan kudal thogayal.

Pumpkin Flesh/ Mathan kudal chutney/ chammandi goes well with hot rice,roti, paratha, dosa, idly etc. Mathan means parangikkai in tamil. Using the inner flesh and seeds we are making this chutney or thogayal. We can use even the flesh of raw pumpkin 🎃. Pumpkin seeds are very nutritious. Let us see how to make this….

Panagam/ panakam/ ginger jaggery drink

Panagam is a traditional Southindian drink prepared on festivals like Ram navami, Hanuman Jayandhi or as a prasadam to any pooja . I generally prepared this drink on Thursday’s as an offering to Sai Baba. It is a very healthy no cook drink prepared with jaggery and dried ginger powder. Panagam is very good to…