Multi lentil adai or dosa.

I have used 12 varieties of lentils to make this adai or dosai. This power packed adai is very easy to make and high in protein and fiber. I have added some spices and little millet also to make it more tasty. There is no need of fermentation to make this adai. If we want…

Puli Aval. or Tamarind poha

Puli aval or tamarind poha is an easy instant traditional breakfast or dinner recipe made with flattened rice. With in 20 minutes we can make this . I used white thick poha or aval to make this . You can use brown poha also. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time approx 20…

Rasam powder.

Rasam means soup. Rasam is a popular lentil based soup from SouthIndia. Rasam is a tangy, spicy concotion. Tamarind and tomatoes gives the tanginess and rasam powder gives the spicyness to rasam. Using this rasam powder we can make many variety of rasams. There are many types of rasam powders we can make or readly…

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…

Moong daal Idly, or Diet Idly or pasi paruppu Idly.

Moong daal idly is very easy to make with no fermentation , zero oil. Moong daal is good for weight loss and it is rich in Nutrients , lowers diabetes, high in protein and it is a good source of antioxidants. I have already posted moong daal idly recipe in my blog using urad daal…

Banana podimas or vazhakka podimas

Vazhakkai podimas recipe is one of the popular side dish from Tamil nadu and Kerala. Podimas means mash . Vazhakkai podimas is a stir fry of mashed banana. Since i never like the mashed version i genreally grated the banana after cooking. This can be served as a side dish with plain rice. Let us…

Plantain skin subji (nedran kaya tholi thoran)

This recipe i learnt from my grand maa. When i was a small kid after making banana chips my paatty (grand maa) used to make thoran or subji with the peeled skin of plantain banana or nendran kaya tholi without fail. This subji is my grand maa’s one of the favorite dish.   Do not use…

Red coconut chutney.

Coconut chutney is a very popular condiment which is made with fresh grated coconut. We can make different varieties of chutney’s with coconut. Today i tried restaurant style red chutney which is served with idly, dosa, paniyaram, aappam, kozhukkattai etc. It is very easy to make . Let us see how to make this chutney….

Rawa Idly.

Rawa idly is one of the easiest popular breakfast item from South . If you dont have dosa batter or idly batter rawa idly is the best option  We can make rawa idly instantly with very few ingredients. Let us see how to make this easy breakfast. Preparation time approx. 15 to 20minutes. Ingredients. 1…

Pepper, jeera adai or jeera milagu adai

Jeera milagu or pepper adai is one of the popular breakfast item in Trivandrum. I learnt this recipe from my paatty Anthammai. My paatty was a superb chef and she dictate many traditional recipes 32 years before my marriage. I would like to share jeera milagu adai with you. This adai is very simple and…

Thavala adai.

Thavala adai is one of the traditional breakfast or evening snack of South India .I learned this adai from my grandma. Thavala adai is a mix of rice,channa daal , thuar daal and some spices .Thavala adai is very easy to make if you  powder the Ingredients and store.  We can store this powder in…

Daal and vegetable chutney

  I was having some leftover vegetable pieces after making vegetable soup. I thought of using this vegetable pieces to make chutney for Dosa. We can make this chutney with in 15 minutes. You can use any vegetables like carrot, capsicum, cabbage, zukiini, radish, chayote, turnip etc. This healthy chutney goes very well with dosa…