Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Mango Lassi/Maambazham Lassi

As the name says it all, without any further delay I am moving on to this refreshing, cooling and addictive Mango Lassi. Try out this Mango Lassi and enjoy. Meanwhile do not forget to check out other Mango Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Mango Lassi with step by step photos…

Monday, 29 June 2015

Shahi Tukda/Shahi Tukra Recipe

Shahi Tukda/Tukra means royal dessert that can be made quickly and taste exotic. It one of the most sumptuous desserts made by frying the bread slices to golden brown colour and then soaking it in sugar syrup. The final touch of pouring the rabadi and garnishing with nuts & dried fruits makes it luscious , rich and royal. Enjoy this Shahi Tukra as dessert during this special month of Ramadan.

Here’s how to make Shahi Tukda with step by step photos…

Sunday, 28 June 2015

Butter Chicken Recipe/Murgh Makhani

Yes, today it’s Butter Chicken Recipe, the most famous North Indian dish found in all the restaurant menus. The perfectly cooked/baked chicken dunked in rich and creamy tomato gravy with just the right amount of Indian spices is  everybody’s favorite. This Butter Chicken is wonderful combo for naans & all kinds of rotis and is perfect dish for large gatherings and parties. Do try out this rich Butter Chicken Recipe and post your feedback. Meanwhile, do not forget to check out other delectable chicken recipes here.

Here’s how to make Butter Chicken with step by step photos…

Instant Poondu Milagai Podi/Instant Garlic Milagai Podi – No Grinding [Side Dish for Idlis, Dosas & Uthappams]

Do not have time to prepare side dish for idlis and dosas ? Do you want to make it within minutes? Then you are at the right place, here’s an easy and quick Poondu Milagai Podi that can be made in minutes. This is my MOM’s special, we all just love it. The best part is, it involves no grinding and can be made with just 3 ingredients. I will strongly suggest this for bachelors because it is one of the easiest but tastiest milagai podi. And one more thing, you can prepare this and keep it for a week also at room temperature, it will not get spoilt. Do try out this easy and quick Poondu Milagai Podi, you will instantly fall in love with it. Do not forget to check out other chutney and podi varieties here.

Here’s how to make Instant Poondu Milagai Podi with step by step photos…

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Mango Popsicle/Homemade Mango Popsicle/Kuchi Ice/ Ice Lolly

Today its Mango Popsicle, yet another mango delish for the Mango Recipe series. Kids love to have popsicles. Especially fresh, homemade, refreshing Mango popsicles are the best treat for the kids. These popsicles are super easy to make and are healthy too. Enjoy this refreshing mango popsicle and have a great day. Do not forget to check out other delightful and special Mango Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Mango Popsicle…

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Nellikkai Thokku/AruNellikkai Thokku/Amla Pickle/Gooseberry Pickle –TamilNadu Special

Aru Nellikkai is another variety of Gooseberry/Amla/Nellikkai, which is smaller in size and star shaped fruit. Nellikkai is called as Gooseberry in English and Amla in Hindi. We all know it is rich in Vitamin C, iron and helps in purifying the blood. They help in expelling the toxins from our body and improve the defence mechanism. Amla/Nellikkai in powdered form is a great remedy for hyper acidity and ulcer. Now coming to the recipe, today I am going to share Nellikkai Thokku, my mom’s recipe. We have AruNellikkai tree in our house which bore loads and loads of Nellikkai starting from the trunk to the top most part of the tree. We plucked lots of them and I made big batches of thokku and shared it with our relatives. This thokku tastes extraordinary and when paired with curd/yogurt rice it taste heavenly.

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

Monday, 22 June 2015

Raw Mango Rice /How to make Mango rice/Maangai Saadham

Yes friends, as I promised earlier here is another mango recipe in the mango recipe series. Now that we are getting bags and bags of mangoes from our back yard, we are distributing a lot of them to friends, relatives and neighbours. We plucked some raw tangy mangoes from the tree and made mango rice. This rice is one special kind of variety rice, as it is prepared in Seemandham/Vallikappu [Baby Shower] Ceremony in Tamil Nadu. I have already posted Thengai Sadham/Coconut Rice, Lemon Rice/Elumichai Sadam, Thakkali Sadam/Tomato Rice, Curd Rice/Bagalabath, Bisibelabath/Sambar Rice etc. Do not forget to check out Vallikappu/SeemandhamRice Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Raw Mango Rice with step by step photos…

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Mango Juice/Maampazham Juice

Earlier I posted mango ice cream this week, here is another one in the mango recipe series.  I have few more mango recipes that I made with home grown mangoes. I will be posting them in the coming weeks. For now, are you ready to try home-made luscious mango juice? I can already see the hands rising up. I personally never ever drink any soft drink, but I love maaza/slize /frooti. But when you can make mango juice in just 10 minutes with just 2 ingredients, then why do you have buy the juice packs from the shop? Try out this exotic, incredibly tempting and addictive mango juice. Do not forget to check out other MANGO RECIPES here.

Here’s how to make Mango juice with step by step photos…

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Kanyakumari Chicken Fry/Chicken Fry

Wishing all my muslim friends, readers, followers and visitors a very “Happy Ramadan”. This Kanyakumari Chicken Fry is my special treat for this Ramadan and I hope you will all like it.  

After so many months I am going to share an authentic and typical TamilNadu recipe which I came across in a TV show. It is really a tempting and addictive chicken fry from the town of Kanyakumari. This chicken fry is similar to the chicken 65, but we need not add corn flour or rice flour as binding agent. Here white sesame seeds powder is used along with the masala and taste after frying the chicken is just awesome. Not just that , chicken increases the body temperature and the sesame seeds acts as a coolant and suppresses the heat. Do try out this Kanyakumari Chicken Fry and post your feedback. Do not forget to check out other Non-Vegetarian recipes here.

Here’s how to make Kanyakumari Chicken Fry with step by step photos…

Saturday, 13 June 2015

Mango Ice cream /Mango Ice cream with No Eggs/Mango Ice cream with No Ice cream Maker/Maampazham Icecream

Today I am going to share a tempting and delicious mango ice cream. I am pretty sure nobody will say no to mangoes and also when it comes to mango ice creams it is always a super hit. Earlier I have posted Mango Ice cream with condensed milk, but this mango ice cream is made with fresh cream and little milk. This mango ice cream is very special because I made this with our home grown organic mangoes which are extremely sweet. Try out this easy mango ice cream and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Mango ice cream with step by step photos…

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Simple Rasam/Rasam without Rasam powder/Rasam with Freshly Ground Rasam Masala

This simple rasam is my mom’s recipe and my all-time favourite. My mom never makes rasam powder, she always prepares the fresh rasam masala and it has unique taste, aroma and flavour. Do try this simple rasam, you will surely not forget the taste of it and will want to have more of it. Do not forget to check out other rasam varieties I have posted earlier.

Here’s how to make simple rasam with step by step photos…

Strawberry Lassi

Who can say no to this gorgeous, luscious and delicious strawberry lassi ? Try out this colourful and cooling strawberry lassi for this hot summer and enjoy.

Here’s how to make Strawberry Lassi…

Sunday, 7 June 2015

Marie Biscuit Pudding – No Bake - Eggless Marie Biscuit Pudding

Are you looking to make a dessert in about 15 to 20 minutes? Are you a chocolate lover? Are you in no mood to cook, but want to surprise your kids with a delectable dessert? Then the answer to all of this is – No Bake Marie Biscuit Pudding. Marie Biscuit Pudding is the easiest dessert that can be made a day ahead for parties, get togethers etc. Try out this very easy and quick pudding and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Marie Biscuit Pudding with step by step photos…

Saturday, 6 June 2015

Dates & Almonds Milkshake

Today I am going to share a very simple, yet healthy and nutritious milkshake made with just three ingredients dates, almonds and milk. Dates are loaded with iron and potassium. They are excellent source of dietary fiber and numerous health benefits packed in them. Almonds are a great source of many nutrients which help in development and health of human brain. Almonds help in regulating cholesterol and improve the strength and durability of bones and teeth. Almonds are good for our heart as they have unsaturated fats, proteins and potassium, the vitamin E present in it reduces the risk of heart disease. Daily intake of 2 or 3 almonds strengthen our immune system and improve skin health and complexion. Milk as we all know provides calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and protein which are all essential for healthy bone growth and development. Try out this healthy milk shake and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Dates & Almonds Milkshake...                                                                                             

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Onion Sabzi/Kande Ki Sabzi

Kande Ki Sabzi/Onion Sabzi is a simple yet delectable Rajasthani recipe made with two main ingredients onions and yogurt. The onions are cooked in yogurt along with perfect blend of spices, this in turn gives a creamy and tender texture to the onions. Onion Sabzi is a perfect side dish for rotis, naan etc.

Here’s how to make Onion/Kande Ki Sabzi with step by step photos…