Friday 29 July 2016

Kuthiravali Arisi Thayir Sadham/Bagalabath with Kuthiravali Arisi/Barnyard Millet Bagalabath/Curd Rice with Barnyard Millet

Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share one very simple, healthy and traditional recipe – Kuthiravali Thayir Sadham. Nobody will surely refuse this comfort food. I have already posted about the benefits of Kuthiravali arisi and other millets here. So, for now I am going to move on to the recipe. Do check out other interesting milletrecipes and Vegetarian Rice Varieties here. Do try out this healthy Barnyard Millet Thayir Sadam and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Kuthiravali Thayir with step by step photos…

Wednesday 27 July 2016

PuliKaachal/Puliyodharai Mix

Puliyodharai is traditional and authentic dish prepared in South India. We can taste excellent and tempting puliyodharai as prasadham in all the Perumal temples in Tamil Nadu. Triplicane Parthasathy temple’s puliyodharai is very special and has unique taste and flavor which is always close to our heart and soul. I just love it to the core. Pulikachal is a paste prepared with tamarind/puli, dal and spices. If we have pulikachal at home, then we can prepare puliyodharai at any time and serve it pappad or appalam. Puliyodharai/Puli sadham is also served during valaikappu with other rice varieties. Do try out this pulikachal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other rice varieties here.

Here’s how to make Pulikachal with step by step photos…

Tuesday 26 July 2016

Millets/SirudhaniyaVagaigal – All About Millets/Millets Nutritional Values/ Millet Recipes/ Millets Glossary

A number of different small-grained cereal grasses are collectively described as “Millets”. 
Millets/Sirudhaniyamvagaigal grows well in dry zones as rain fed crops, under marginal conditions of soil fertility and moisture. Millets are the oldest known food to humans, known as the first cereal grains for human consumption. Millets are smaller in size and packed with nutrients. Each millet is four to five times rich in nutrients when compared to rice and wheat in terms of proteins, minerals and vitamins.

Thursday 21 July 2016

Aval Urundai/Aval Ladoo/Poha laddu with Jaggery–Janmashtami Recipes/Krishna Jayanthi Recipes

Today I am going to share a very healthy and easy poha/aval ladoo. This laddu is prepared during Krishna jayanthi for neivedhyam as we all know aval is lord Krsihans favourite. The best part of this aval laddu is, it is prepared with jaggery, so it very healthy and tasty. This Aval Laddu can be made as quick evening snacks for kids, or for special occasions like Diwali, Navratri etc. Ok, friends do try out this delicious and healthy Aval laddu and post your comments here. Meanwhile do not forget to check out other laddus like Bhoondhi Laddu, Roastedgram Laddu/PottukadalaiUrundai, Besan Laddu, Ragi Laddu/Kezhvaragu Laddu, Rava Laddu, Sesame seeds Laddu/Ellu Urundai which I have posted earlier.

Here’s how to make Aval Urundai/Laddu with step by step photos...

Drumstick Leaf Powder/Murungai Keerai Podi/Murungai Keerai Podi Recipe-How to make Murungai Keerai Podi At home

I started to post recipes with drumstick leaves/murungaikeerai, and promised to post more of murungai keerai recipes. As promised, I have come up with murungai keerai podi/drum stick leaves powder, which is a very healthy recipe and can be had with white rice or as side dish for idlis and dosas. Murungai keerai has n number of health benefits which I have shared here also. When drumstick leaves are consumed along with pure ghee, they stimulate the blood circulation in the body to induce the re-growth of hair folliciles. Consumption of drumstick leaves are advised for ladies and girls suffering from calcium deficiency and insufficient iron in the blood. These leaves improve the defence mechanism in our body and thus fight against many types of infections. The antimicrobial properties of drumstick leaves cure throat, chest and many types of skin infections. Having said all this now let’s move on to see this easy and healthy drumstick leaves powder/murungai keerai powder. Meanwhile do check out murungai keeraisambar and murungai keerai egg poriyal which I have posted earlier.

Here’s how to make Murungai Keerai Powder with step by step photos…

Tuesday 19 July 2016

Murungai Keerai Sambar/Drumstick Leaves Sambar/Murungai Keerai Sambar Recipe

Today I am going to share a very healthy and loving recipe – murungai keerai sambar from my kitchen. We have Murugaikeerai tree[mom’s house] in our backyard, so I have decided to share lot more drumstick leaves recipe in the following post. If you have murugai keerai tree in your back yard it means you have a doctor at home. It has excellent medicinal values and is a cure for lots of diseases. It has the amazing healing power to cure wounds inside the stomach, reduces headache and bloody diarrhea. Murungaikeerai purifies our blood and excretes all the toxins out of our body. It is an excellent source of calcium and helps in building stronger bones and teeth. They also contain abundant amount of potassium which plays a vital role in brain development. I have shared a few benefits of murungai keerai in this post and will be sharing more benefits about the same in the upcoming post. For now, do try out this wonderful, traditional and authentic murungaikeerai sambar and post your comments here. Mean while do not forget to check out other sambar varieties here.

Here’s how to make Murungaikeerai Sambar….

Monday 18 July 2016

Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce/Tomato Pasta/Pasta in Red Sauce/Home Made Pasta Sauce Recipe

Today, I am going to share very basic Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce. The tomato sauce is prepared with fresh tomatoes, garlic and mixed herbs. I have posted other Pasta recipes like Pasta with Cilantro Almond Pesto, Vegetable & Egg Pasta, Pastawith Chickpeas/Pasta e Ceci, Spinach & Sundried Tomatoes Pasta, TomatoMozzarella Pasta Bake, Garlic & Herbs Pasta with Parmesan Cheese, VegetablePasta – Indian Style earlier. Do try out this Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce with step by step photos…

Friday 15 July 2016

Pineapple Kesari /Pineapple Rava Kesari/Pineapple Sooji Halwa

Pineapple Kesari is very flavourful and tempting sweet dish which is very commonly served in all most all the marriges. Kesari is one of the easiest recipes of all the sweets and prepared in all most all the households in Tamil Nadu. I have already posted a plain Rava Kesari and Mango Kesari earlier. So, today I am sharing with you all very aromatic and delectable Pineapple Kesari. Do try it our friends and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Pineaple Kesari with step by step photos…

Mudakathan Keerai Kara Kuzhambu/Mudakathan Keerai Puli Kuzhambu/Balloon Vines Leaves Gravy

Mudakathan Keerai/Balloon Vines Leaves is a very popular keerai variety in TamilNadu used for treating joint pains. Usually compresses are prepared using mudakathan keerai and applied on joints for the pain. Herbal hair oils are also prepared with mudakathan keerai which helps to fight dandruff. Other common recipes that are prepared are Mudakathan Keerai Dosai, Mudakathan Keerai Soup, Mudakathan Keerai Kuzhambu etc. For now I am sharing Mudakathan Keerai Kara Kuzhambu with you all, please try it out friends and reap the benefits of the same. Meanwhile do not forget to check out other interesting South Indian Kuzhambu varieties here.

Here’s how to make Mudakathan Keerai Kara Kuzhambu with step by step photos…

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Marie Biscuit Custard Pudding With Mangoes – No Bake – Eggless Marie Biscuit Pudding Recipe

Are you looking to make an easy and luscious dessert for kid’s party or get -togethers? Ok, then you are at the right place. You need not sweat yourself on the day of the party; just make this Biscuit custard pudding with fresh mangoes and slide it into your refrigerator and forget about it. You want to know the best part of this dish, it can be made in a jiffy, no baking and extremely flavourful and delectable. I made this pudding for my girl's birthday party, believe it or not the moment I took it out of the refrigerator, all the girls got excited and jumped. The instant I cut the pudding it was all gone, so I totally forgot to get a click of individual pieces, it happens sometimes. All the girls loved it and had second serving also, I was so happy. Now I have said enough of it friends, it’s your turn to try it out. Do try this lovely dessert and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out Biscuit Pudding made with Cocoa Powder.

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

Wednesday 6 July 2016

Prawn Biryani Recipe– Easy and Quick Prawn Biryani/Eral Recipe/How to make Eral/Prawn Biryani with step by step photos

Wishing all my Muslim friends and readers a Wonderful and a Lovely Ramadan – Eid Mubarak. Today, on this special day I am going to share a very simple, quick and tempting prawn biryani. This recipe is a long time requested recipe from my readers and its a special dedication to all of you.  Do try out this prawn biryani and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Prawn Recipe here and other Non-VegetarianBiryanis/Pulavs/Gravies/Varuvals/Appetizers here.

Here’s how to make Prawn Biryani with step by step photos…