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Showing posts with label Home. Show all posts

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Samai Uppu Kozhukattai/Little Millet Kozhukattai/Kutki Steamed Balls

Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share another very healthy, quick, tempting and delectable Samai Uppu Kozhukattai. This samai kozhukattai can be done on pooja days and served as neivedhyam. It can be had either for breakfast or dinner or can be served as quick evening snack for kids. Little Millet/Samai/Kutki are smaller than those of other common millet varieties. Saamai is rich in fibre helps in reducing fat and is good for bones and muscles. Saamai also has high iron content and high antioxidant activity. It helps in controlling blood sugar level and helps in healing diseases related to stomach. Do check out interesting Millet Recipes here and All About Millets here. For now try out this super healthy Samai Kozhukattai and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Samai Uppu Kozhukattai with step by step photos...

Turmeric Pepper Milk/Turmeric Milk /Golden Milk/Manjal Paal/Milagu Manjal Paal/Haldi Dhoodh/ மிளகு மஞ்சள் பால் – Home Remedy for Cold and Cough


Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share, one of the best home remedies for cold and cough it is none other than – மிளகு மஞ்சள் பால் /Milagu Manjal Paal. When we were kids, my mom used to make this wonderful milk during the onset of winter seasons and also especially when we suffer from cold, cough and sore throat. It is very easy and simple to make but has numerous amount medicinal benefits. This milagu manjal paal, can be had after dinner it helps in clearing the phlegm, soothes the throat irritation and helps you to doze off.  This is one healthy drink which you should never miss, because it helps to build the immune system and fights the infection. Make you magic golden milk and fight off your cold and sore throat, drink healthy and stay healthy.

Here’s how to make Turmeric & Pepper Milk with step by step photos…


Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Cabbage & Bell Pepper Soup/Diet Soup

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Today, I am going to share a very healthy and filling soup – Cabbage & Bell Pepper Soup.  Are you thinking of going on a diet, than this soup is the right choice. This Cabbage Soup definitely satisfies your taste buds and can be had without any guilt. Meanwhile do check out other healthy and interesting Soups and Salad varieties here.

Here’s how to make Cabbage & Bell pepper Soup with step by step photos…



Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Karpooravalli, Tulasi ,Vetrilai Kashayam for Cold & Cough/Country Borage, Basil & Betel Leaf Kashayam – Excellent Home Remedy For Cold & Cough At Home/கற்பூரவள்ளி, வெற்றிலை, துளசி கஷாயம்


Karpooravalli Kashayam is an excellent home remedy for cold and cough. Kashayam is the term used in Tamilnadu by our ancestors to treat cold, cough, fever, head ache etc. Kashayam is usually prepared with herbs at home. They are prepared by boiling water with herbs and boil it until the water reduces to certain extent. 
In this kashayam each of these leaves used have their own medicinal values and benefits. Karpooravalli Leaves are used to treat common cold, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, indigestion rheumatism and so on. Betel Leaves/Vetrilai is an excellent ailment for sore throat, improves digestion, anti inflammatory, helps in treating respiratory problems, relieves cough etc. Next is tulasi helps in relieving fever, improves respiratory disorders, great source of Vitamin  K, relieves head ache, is used in treating bronchitis, asthma etc. Tulasi is also called as “The Queen of Herbs” because it has numerous medicinal values and benefits. Having said all this, my simple advice to all my friends is to have all these three plants in your balcony or in your back yard, this actually means you have your doctor at your home.  I have these plants at home friends, so do try to plant them at your backyard as well.

Here’s how to make Karpooravalli Kashayam with step by step photos…


Potato 65/Aloo 65/Urulai Kizhangu 65/உருளைக்கிழங்கு

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Today, I am going to share a very simple, easy and spicy Potato 65/Aloo 65/Urulai kizhangu 65. You can check out other version of Potato 65 which I have posted earlier. Do check out other interesting Chicken 65, Hyderabadi 65, Prawn 65, Cauliflower/Gobi 65, Mushroom65, Paneer 65, Soy Chunks/MealMaker 65 and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Potato 65 with step by step photos…

Friday, 2 February 2018

Kollu Rasam/Horse Gram Rasam/கொள்ளு ரசம்

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Today I am going to share a very healthy, flavourful and delicious rasam – Kollu/Horsegram Rasam/கொள்ளு ரசம். Intake of Kollu/horsegram on regular basis helps in getting rid of fat in our body, maintain blood sugar level and reduces cholestrol. Kollu/Horsegram is one type of bean that is rich in protein, high in fiber, low in calories and easy to digest. Earlier I have posted some kollu recipes like Kollu idli podi, Kollu Salad andkollu sundal. Do check out other interesting and flavourful Rasam/ரசம் Varieties here. Meanwhile try out this Kollu Rasam and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Kollu/Horsegram Rasam with step by step photos…


South Indian Lunch Menu – 10/Lunch Menu Ideas/Simple Non Vegetarian Lunch Menu

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Today, I am going to share a very simple, elegant and tempting lunch menu idea. You can check other interesting SouthIndian Lunch Menu Ideas here. Do check out other interesting Non – Vegetarian Recipeshere as well.

Here’s the Simple Non Vegetarian Lunch Menu…

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Thinai Dosai/Foxtail Millet Dosai/திணை தோசை- Healthy Breakfast/Dinner Recipe


Hello friends,

I wanted to share a very healthy dosai and I chose to post a super delicious and super healthy Thinai Dosai/Foxtail Millet Dosai/ தினை தோசை. Thinai/Foxtail millet has been a staple food among the people in South India for long time from the Sangam period. It helps the body by reducing the factor of diabetes, ideal for reducing cholesterol of the body and helps in increasing the metabolic rate. Thinai is highly rich in anti-oxidation which removes all the acidic elements away from body. Thinai promotes digestion, increases energy levels to a great extent. Thinai is a great source of protein, every 100 gms of it contains 12.3 g of protein, 8 g of fiber, 3.3 g of essential minerals, 2.8 g of iron 31 g of calcium etc. For now try out healthy Thinai Dosai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Millet/Sirudhaniya vagaigal recipes and all bout Millets/Sirudhaaniyangal in the links and enjoy.

Here’s how to make Thinai/Foxtail Millet Recipes with step by step photos…

Monday, 29 January 2018

Horsegram Sundal/Kollu Sundal/கொள்ளு சுண்டல்

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Today, I am going to share a very healthy sundal – Horsegram sundal/kollu sundal. I have added onions to make this sundal , but if  you are making this sundal for neivedhyam , you can skip the onions when making it. I have earlier posted Kollu Salad, Kollu Idli Podi, a very healthy snack and side dish for idlis/dosas. Do try out this healthy sundal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Sundal varieties here.

Here’s how to make Horsegram Sundal with step by step photos…

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Drumstick Leaves Thogaiyal/Murungai Keerai Thogaiyal/முருங்கை கீரை தொகையல்

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Today, I am going to share a very healthy Murungai Keerai Thogaiyal/Drumstick Leaves Thogaiyal recipe from my kitchen. I have posted some interesting and healthy MurungaiKeerai recipes earlier like Murungai keerai soup, Murungaikeerai thanni, Murungai keerai sambar, Murungai keerai muttai poriyal and Murungaikeerai podi. In addition to this exotic list I am adding another very healthy and tasty murungai keerai thogaiyal. Do try out this recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check other interesting and delectable Chutney andThogaiyal Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Murungaikeerai Thogaiyal with step by step photos…

Monday, 22 January 2018

Horsegram Salad/Kollu Salad/கொள்ளு கலவை/Diabetic Friendly Recipe/Weight Loss Recipe/Diet Friendly Recipe

Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share a very healthy and diet friendly recipe – Kollu/Horsegram salad. It is important and necessary for all diabetic patients to reduce the amount of carbohydrate intake, especially in the night and this protein packed salad is an excellent solution for the same. There’s an old saying கொழுத்தவனுக்கு கொள்ளு, இளைத்தவனுக்கு எள்ளு”which means if your fat eat horse gram and if your thin eat sesame seeds.  Horsegram/kollu is normally used to feed horses, but used in cooking as well. Now coming to the recipes of Kollu/horsegram -  is one type of bean that is used very little in cooking. But in TamilNadu, kollu is used to make Kollu rasam, kollu sambar, kollu thogaiyaol, kollu soup, Kollu Podi etc. Horsegram has numerous health benefits, rich in proteins (20%), high in fibre, low in calories, easy to digest and keeps us full for a long time. It is also prescribed to persons suffering from jaundice or water retention and as part of a weight loss diet. And now coming to the recipe, it is a very easy and quick fix salad can be made in less than 10 minutes. Meanwhile do check out how to make Kollu Idli Podi in the link and enjoy. Also check out other interesting and healthy Salad varieties here.

Here’s how to make Horsegram Salad/Kollu salad…



Saturday, 20 January 2018

Ellu Thuvaiyal/Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal /Til Thuvaiyal– Thirunelveli special Ellu Thuvaiyal/கருப்பு எள்ளு துவையல்

Hello friends,

Today I am going to share a very authentic recipe from Thirunelveli District – Ellu Thuvaiyal. Usually this ellu thuvaiyal is paired with Ullundhu Sadam which I will be posting soon. Ullundhu Sadham, Ellu Thuvaiyal and Aviyal make one complete meal. This Ellu Thogaiyal can be either made with while sesame seeds or black sesame seeds. This thuvaiyal is a very tasty, healthy and crunchy. Do try out this thuvaiyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Chutney and thuvaiyal varieties here.

Here’s how to make Ellu Thuvaiyal with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Varagu Arisi Paayasam/Kodo Millet Paayasam/Varagu Paayasam/வரகு அரிசி பாயசம்


Hello friends,

Today, I am going to share a very healthy and tempting paayasam that can be made during pooja days for neivedhyam. I have used varagu arisi but you can very well replace it with thinai or saamai to make this paaysam. Without much delay I will move on to the recipe. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Paayasamvarieties and other sweet varieties here. Check out other interesting Millet Recipes here.


Here’s how to make Varagau Arisi Paayasam with step by step photos…


Thursday, 11 January 2018

Ragi Halwa/Kezhvaragu Halwa/How to make Ragi Halwa Recipe

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Today, I am going to share a very healthy, quick and easy tempting sweet – Ragi Halwa. This Ragi Halwa is a super delicious and healthy guilt free sweet. I have used naatu sakkarai instead of white sugar which is loaded with iron. This ragi halwa will just melt in your mouth and the kids also will love it. Do try out this Ragi Halwa and post your comments. Meanwhile check out other Halwa varieties and traditionalSweet varieties here.

Here’s how to make Ragi Halwa with step by step photos here…

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Idicha Poondu Milagai Podi/Idicha Milagai Podi/இடிச்ச பூண்டு மிளகாய் பொடி

Hello Friends,

Today, I am sharing a very easy, quick and a traditional Idicha Poondu Milagai Podi. This is my mom's recipe which I have been making for years.  My mom makes this in ural/உரல் so it is called as idicha poondu milagai podi. This podi can be made in a jiffy and involves just three ingredients. Do try out this spicy and tempting idicha poondu milagai podi and post your comments here. Mean while do check out other Podi varieties/Chutney varieties here

Here's how to make Ididcha Poondu Milagai Podi with step by step photos...

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Karuvepillai Thokku/Curry Leaves Thokku


Hello friends,

Today, I am going to share a very healthy thokku, that’s comes in handy when you are actually tired of cooking. We have curry leaves tree/karuvepillai maram in my mom’s house, we trimmed down one branch of it, so I brought home a big bag of karuvepillai/curry leaves. I mdae this delicious and finger licking thokku which I am sharing with you all. Check out other karuvepillai recipes I have posted earlier in the links -  karuvepillai Poondu kuzhambu, karuvepillai podi, karuvepillai kuzhambu for bachelors [easy version],  Do try out this Karuvepillai thokku will taste exactly like the A2B one and have a great day.


Here’s how to make Karuvepillai Thokku with step by step photos…



Thursday, 4 January 2018

Mint Biryani/Pudhina Biryani


Hello friends,

Today, I am going to share a very flavourful, tempting and healthy Mint/Pudhina Biryani. This is a one pot meal that can be made very quickly and perfect lunch box recipe. So without much delay Iam moving on to the recipe, do try it out friends and post your comments here. Do check out other interesting VegBiryani/Non-veg Biryani's here and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Mint/Pudhina Biryani with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Pori Urundai/Puffed Rice Balls with Jaggery/Kaarthigai Pori Urundai


Pori Urundai/Puffed Rice Ball is a traditional and brings back nostalgic memories for everyone. We prepare Pori Urundai for Karthigai Deepam along with ParuppuPaayasam and Appam for neivedhyam. Not only for neivedhyam, it is a wonderful healthy and an easy evening snack for kids and adults. Do try out this lovely and healthy Pori Urundai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other tempting Sweets and Snacks here.

Here’s how to make Pori Urundai with step by step photos…

Sunday, 17 December 2017

Arisi Upma/Rice Upma –Easy & Quick Breakfast/Dinner Recipe


Hello friends,

Today I am going to share with you all a very simple, delicious and a quick Rice/Arisi Upma. This arisi upma can be made in a jiffy and can be served either for breakfast or dinner. Do try out this traditional and authentic Arisi Upma and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Breakfast Recipes.

Here’s how to make Arisi Upma with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Onion Coconut Chutney


Hello friends,

Today, I am going to share very simple and quick Onion Coconut Chutney, a perfect side dish for idlis and dosas. Try out this delicious chutney and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and mouth watering Chutney and Thogaiyal Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Onion Coconut Chutney with step by step photos….



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