Maggi Veg Briyani

maggie-briyani

Maggie is an instant noodle from Nestle and is popular all over India. It is a companion of all students, graduates living in hostel and people staying abroad alone and away from family. Maggi has been one of the favourite breakfast options for kids and adults.It is so easy to prepare and one could make… 

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Keluthi Meen Kulambu / Catfish Curry

keluthi

Keluthi meen is a fresh water fish with long whiskers and may be that is the reason they are called Catfish in english.Keluthi meen (catfish) tastes so good compared to the sea water fishes especially for they are caught and sold alive.As there is no preservatives used to store them, they are healthy and so… 

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Veraal meen kulambu (Chennai style)

murrel fish

Murrel fish or Veraal fish is a fresh water fish and an excellent source of omega -3 fatty acids.The demands for Murrels are very high because they are caught and sold alive,thus no chemicals are used to store them.Only the cleaning part is difficult because of their slimy skin part.Wash them thoroughly in water with… 

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Wheat Jaggery Dumplings / Godhumai vellam kozhukatai

wheat jaggery dumplings

Wishing you all a very HAPPY VINAYAGR CHATHURTHI.An auspicious hindu festival celebrated all over India,it is the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha who is the god of wisdom,prosperity and good fortune.The primary sweet dish prepared as Neivedhyam for Lord Ganesha is Kozhukatai (MODAK) made from rice flour or wheat flour with stuffing of grated coconut,jaggery,nuts… 

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Kadalai Paruppu Pooranam Kozhukatai / Bengal Gram Jaggery Dumplings

kadalai paruppu pooranam

Kadalai Paruppu Pooranam Kozhukatai is prepared with bengal gram and jaggery without any addition of sugar.A healthy protein rich kozhukatai with jaggery as a sweetening agent.The Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu is cooked ,mixed with jaggery and grated coconut then filled inside the rice flour dough and finally steamed.The filling is so rich and delicious,it is… 

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Veraal Meen Roast / Murrel Fish Fry

murrel fish

Nothing can beat the flavour of freshly ground Indian spices but still we rely on ready made kitchen powders to enhance the flavour and taste of foods.These kitchen powders that we buy from the markets must have some artificial flavoring and coloring agents that may cause health hazards.Here is a simple fish fry masala that… 

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Javarisi Payasam / Sago Kheer

sago kheer

Javarisi Payasam is specially made during religious festivals as a Neivedhyam.Javarisi is Tapioca pearls which is prepared from Cassava roots and it mainly contains starch thus high in carbohydrates.These tapioca pearls are widely used in Indian cooking for making breakfast items like vadais,upma,pongal and also in desserts and sundaes like faaludas.They are so attractive, inviting… 

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Broken Wheat Kheer / Godhumai Payasam -Guest post for Vidhya

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Today’s recipe is a guest post I made for Vidhya from Vidhyashomecooking .Vidhya and I became friends through WP and that too very recently. She is such a talented blogger, an active working woman who is managing both her family and her workplace so happily. I called her for the first time for I had… 

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Kaima Idly-Leftover Idly recipe

kaima idly

A wonderful make over with the left over Idly would definitely be this Kaima Idly recipe.Left over Idlis are deep fried in oil ,sauteed with some veggies and finally garnished with coriander leaves and lime juice.As the Idlies are deep fried they tend to absorb more oil,so it is very important to consume them immediately… 

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Chocolate Choco chip Muffins

choco chip muffin

Vanilla scented chocolate muffin batter with some chocochip is all you need to make these Chocolate chocochip muffins.This delicious recipe is loaded with a good dose of chocolate chips.A very simple recipe that is so perfect for kids lunch boxes or as an after school snack.The texture is so soft like cake with crusty top.Use… 

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