Kodo Milllet Porridge / Varagu Arisi Kanji

Kodo millet is a great substitute to rice. Once in a week, I used to make some porridge as breakfast. Today, we had Varagu Arisi kanji, and it tastes yum. Varagu has lot of nutrients and rich in fibre, it keeps us full for longer time. Try this recipe Preparation Time : 5 minutes Cooking…

Drumstick Sambar/ Murungaikai sambar

Sambar is the most popular and most essential dish in South India. My Mom is an expert in making sambar. The secret ingredient is the home made sambar powder. I will post the sambar powder recipe in few days. Here is the recipe Preparation Time : 10 minutes Cooking Time : 30 minutes Ingredients: Toor…

Karuvepillai Podi / Curry leaves powder

Karuvepillai or curry leaves have lot of medicinal effects. I used to make this podi whenever i get fresh curry leaves and store it in a container for a month. We can have it with hot rice and ghee, idli and dosa. Ingredients: Curry leaves – 1 cup tightly packed Chana dal – 2 tsp…

Puli Kuzhambu Recipe / Drumstick Brinjal Puli Kuzhambu

Puli Kuzhambu is one of the common sidish in TamilNadu. It is a tangy spicy gravy goes well with rice. In our home, we used to make it once in a week. Prepare the kuzhambu in the morning, so it tastes better in afternoon. Ingredients: Drumstick -1 Brinjal – 3 Tamarind – small lemon size…

Ivy gourd/Tindora/Kovakkai Fry

Tindora or kovakkai is a small green colored vegetable that grows in tropical regions. It is an affordable, healthy and tasty vegetable that is freshly available in abundance. Tindora is a good source of fibre, beta-carotene and other micronutrients. Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time : 15 mins Ingredients: Kovakkai – 15 to 20 Onions…

Carrot Orange Juice

Orange and Carrot make a good pair in this juice. This juice is a source of Vitamin C and Vitamin K. This also contains Beta- Carotene which is good for skin and vision. Try this juice in this Summer, you will definitely like this for sure. Kids also like this juice because of its color…

Vermicelli/Semiya upma

We all know upma is the easiest of all dishes!! But if we fall short in any one step it becomes a disaster!so let’s see the easiest steps to how we can make this easy peasy dish! Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients: Vermicelli or Semiya (plain) – 1 cup Onion –…

Jackfruit seed Podimas/Palakottai Podimas

In South India, Jackfruit seeds are used to make many interesting recipes. In our household, we do many dishes like palakottai sambar along with drumstick which is very flavorful, podimas and palakottai masala. Now I am going to share the podimas recipe which is simple goes well with rice Ingredients: Jackfruit seeds or palakottai –…

Chola Paniyaram / Jowar(Sorghum) Paniyaram

This is very simple and delicious recipe. Paniyarams are really soft and healthy. I use the same batter to make dosais also. Do try this millet recipe Preparation time : 20 minutes + 8 hours (Batter preparation) Cooking time: 5 minutes /batch Ingredients: Jowar/ Cholam – 2 cups Idli Rice – 1/4 cup Raw rice…

Soya kola urundai(VEG)

Kola urundai is a fritter variety,usually made with meat .It carries the authentic taste of mixture of spices ,lentil(roasted gram) and meat. But this recipe is for all, who can still relish the taste ,with soya chunks Prepration time: 10 mins Cooking time : 25 mins Ingredients: Soya chunks / Meal Maker – 1.5 cups…