Veggie pops

Veggie pops are crunchy,crispy balls that can be made as an evening snack for the kids.These veggie pops are very nutritious with a variety of vegetables.I got this recipe from Vah chef,and made it so many times.They are super crunchy and delicious to taste.Even greens,baby corn,sweet corn can be added along with the veggies. Children… 

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Broccoli Drumstick poriyal

Broccoli,a healthy,tasty vegetable packed with hundreds of super nutrients.It is very low in calories but high in vitamins,minerals and fiber.I have made a vegetable curry using broccoli and one more healthy vegetable drumstick(Moringa).Moringa tree has been referred as the Miracle tree for its versatility .All parts of the Moringa are used in some form or… 

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Elaneer Juice / Tender coconut juice

Elaneer is a refreshing natural juice without any artificial colouring and flavouring.I have prepared this juice using tender coconut water,lime and nannari. Nannari (Sarasaparilla) is a pleasant smelling wonder herb that helps to cool our body during summer season. Elaneer juice is a famous natural drink in the villages of Tamil nadu.But people in the… 

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Ragi Vegetable Idly

Ragi an inexpensive staple food but rich in nutritional benefits.Ragi is a nutritious weight loss food and a healthy food for diabetics There are many recipes made from ragi like Ragi dosai,Ragi porridge,Ragi roti,Ragi biscuits.My post is on Ragi vegetable idly today.Just wanna make something different from the usual Ragi Idly. I wanted to make… 

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Poondu Chutney / Garlic Chutney

Poondu Chutney ,a fiery ,spicy bright coloured chutney made from garlic cloves,coconut and dried red chillies.If you are bored at making the regular coconut chutney at home,then do try this simple Garlic chutney.A must have accompaniment for Idly and Dosai. INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup garlic cloves 1/3 cup grated coconut 5-7 dried red chillies A small… 

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Oats Venpongal

Oats Venpongal is an easy to cook healthy recipe.Oats have become part of everyone’s diet especially for their nutritional benefits.They have a high fiber content,low in calories,great for weight management and also helps to combat many diseases. Oats Venpongal tastes the same as Rice Venpongal,it is really hard to make out the addition of Oats.Not… 

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Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi

Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi a crunchy,nutty,sweet made with sesame seeds and jaggery.These burfis are so nutritious with the goodness of two healthy ingredients Sesame seeds and Jaggery(natural sugar substitute).Ellu means Sesame seeds in Tamil,but we dont call the Sesame oil as Ellu(sesame) Yennai(oil) instead we say Nalla yennai which means Good oil.Sesame seeds and… 

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