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…

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…

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…

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…

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…