Friday, 13 December 2019

Mushroom Kurma/How to make Mushroom Kurma/Kalaan Kurma


Mushroom kurma another easy, rich and creamy kurma , one pot kurma that can be made easily. Mushrooms are very healthy and including it in our diet is important because they contain more than 80% of water and is rich in vitamins and minerals. I have posted earlier some interesting and delightful ways to include mushroom in our diet like MushroomBiryani, Mushroom Soup, Mushroom Do Piaza, Mushroom Pepper Fry, Mushroom 65. Do try out this mushroom kurma and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other vegetarian gravies here.

Other Kurma Varieties that might be of interest…


Here's how to make Mushroom Kurma with step by step photos...

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Varuthu Araitha Kari Kuzhambu/Mutton Gravy with Fresh Ground Masala –Sunday special Mutton Gravy/Kari Kuzhambu


Varuthu Araitha Kari Kuzhambu/Mutton Gravy with fresh ground masala  is a very tasty and totally irresistible gravy which can served with steam cooked white rice or with idlis or dosas for breakfast. "Varuthu Araitha kari kuzhambu" in tamil means roasting and grinding the masalas and then making the mutton gravy with that masala. Do try out this delectable mutton gravy and post your comments here. Meanwhile check out other interesting and tempting Non-Vegetarian recipes here.

Here’s how to make mutton kuzhambu with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Black Urad Dal Ladoo/Karuppu Ullundhu Urundai/Karuppu Ullundhu Ladoo –Black Urad Dal Urundai with Jaggery


Black Urad Dal Ladoo/Karuppu Ullundhu Urundai is a very tasty and healthy snack that can be made in no time with very less ingredients. My grandma used to make it for me and my sister when we were small and now I am making it for my girls. If you have girl child or women at home this is one recipe that you must know to keep them hale and healthy. You must ask me why? Here it is, Black urad dal is one of the richest sources of proteins and Vitamin B which is essential for women. It is loaded with iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium and potassium which make this black urad dal a perfect health package for pregnant women. Another major ingredient in this urundai is jaggery. Jaggery we all know has numerous health benefits, its packed with iron and folate and prevents anaemia and boosts the hemoglobin level, helps in joint pain, is a wonderful blood purifier, controls blood pressure, prevents respiratory problems and is a wonderful alternative to white sugar. The third important ingredient is ghee. We all know ghee has incredible health benefits and is one of the treasured food in ayurveda. Ghee plays a vital role in balancing hormones and maintains a healthy cholesterol level. It is loaded with plenty of omega 3 fatty acids along with Vitamin A. Ghee is a good source of energy and one important thing to keep in mind is, it is a source of good fat, great for your heart and skin.

Here’s how to make Black Urad Dal Ladoo/Karuppu ullundhu Urundai with step by step photos…

Dosa Batter/How to Make Dosa Batter/How to make Dosai Maavu

Today, I am going to share a very basic dosa batter. To make this batter you don’t need a grinder, you can just grind it in mixer and still make perfect and tasty dosas. The key to make perfect dosa batter, is you need to choose good quality idli rice and raw rice. Urad dal also should be of good quality for perfect idlis and dosas. Add aval/poha when making the batter makes it easier to spread and make the dosa. Adding fenugreeks/vendhayam acts as natural coolant and makes a soft batter. Do try out this easy to make Dosa batter and post your comments here. This dosa can be served with thengai chutney or any chutney of your choice, sambar  or idli milagi podi etc. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and traditional Breakfast recipes here.

Here’s how to make Dosa Batter and Dosas with step by step photos…


Monday, 9 December 2019

Coriander, Cumin & Fennel Tea/ CCF Tea - Ayurvedic Tea to Boost Digestion & Detoxify/CCF Tea for weight Loss/How to make CCF powder & Tea


CCF tea/Coriander Cumin & Fennel is yet another healthy tea from my kitchen. Including CCF tea in our diet on daily basis aids an array of health benefits by decreasing the inflammation and detoxifies our body. It is also loaded with essential vitamins, minerals and rich in antioxidants to support our health. Do try out this healthy tea and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting tea/beverages here.

Here's how to make Coriander, Cumin & Fennel Tea Powder & tea ...

Friday, 6 December 2019

Paneer Biryani/Paneer Dhum Biryani – How to make Paneer Dhum Biryani with step by step photos


Today, I am going to share a delectable, flavourful Paneer Dhum Biryani. I prefer to make this tempting biryani on weekends so that all my family members can enjoy happily. This paneer Biryani is made by layering the rice and paneer; we can also make one pot paneer biryani which I will be posting in my future post. Do try out this tempting Paneer Biryani and post your comments here. Meanwhile do checkout other interesting and easy to make VegetarianBiryani/Rice varieties and pulavs and Non-Vegetarian Biryani’s here.

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

Thursday, 5 December 2019

Soya Chunks Kola Urundai/Soya Keema Kola Urundai/Meal Maker Kola Urundai/Vegetarian Kola Urundai

Soya chunks kola urundai is an easy evening snack/starter which is loaded with protein. It is a very good alternative for vegetarians and extremely tasty. Do try out this super tempting Soya Chunks Kola urundai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Starters/evening snacks here and vazhaipoo kolaurundai and vazhakkai kola urundai here.



Here’s how to make Soya Chunks Kola Urundai with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Coriander Seeds Tea/Kothamalli Tea/Dhaniya Tea – Benefits of Dhaniya/Coriander Seeds/Kothamalli/How to use Coriander seeds


I have been sharing quite interesting and healthy tea varieties from my kitchen. In the same series today is yet another very tasty and delectable Coriander Seeds Tea which can be consumed by all age groups. You can even give it to kids after school. Coriander seeds are popularly known as Dhaniya in India and are one of the items that are found in everyone’s pantry. Apart from being very popular spice it is also known for their health benefits. Other Tea/Beverage varieties that might be of interest…


Here’s how to make Coriander Seeds Tea with step by step photos…


Muslim Mutton Biryani/Bhai Veetu Mutton Biryani/Mutton Dhum Biryani – How to make Muslim Mutton Biryani/Mutton Dhum Biryani with step by step photos

The word "Biryani" makes every one hungry instantly and that too when it is Muslim Biryani, there are no words to explain. I have been making different types of biryani 's over the years, but this recipe which I got from one of my friend is just the ultimate one, which tastes perfect and easy to make. This biryani is very easy to make and can be done perfectly, if the measurements are followed as given in the recipe. Do try out this super tempting Muslim Mutton Biryani and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tasty Non– Vegetarian recipes here.

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


Biryani Masala Powder – How to make Biryani Masala Powder for Biryani’s [chicken, mutton, vegetable], for non-veg gravies

Today, I am going to share a very flavourful and aromatic Biryani Masala Powder. This is a very simple and easy masala powder which involves just three ingredients. Do try out this special Biryani masala powder that is added to make Muslim Biryanis and Gravies.

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


Monday, 2 December 2019

Chettinad Masala Cheeyam/Masala Seeyam Recipe – How to make Chettinad Masala Seeyam Recipe

Today, I am going to share a very interesting and tasty Chettinad Masala Seeyam which I came across in a TV show several years back. It is one easy, tasty, fluffy evening snack, that can be done in no time and all your friends and relatives will love it instantly. Do try out this Chettinad Masala Seeyam recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Starters/EveningSnacks/Appetizers here.

Here’s how to make Chettinad Masala Seeyam with step by step photos…

Vermicelli Kesari/Semiya Kesari – How to make Semiya Kesari

The first thing that comes to mind when you have guest at home or any instant sweet -  it is none other than Kesari. We usually make kesari with rava, this semiya kesari is just the same, but you have to replace the rava with vermicelli. Few things have to be kept in mind when you make semiya kesari is cook semiya thoroughly before adding sugar, switch off the stove when the kesari turns a little thick, fluff up the kesari when it is warm to avoid it from becoming into a cake. Do try out this delicious and super Semiya Kesari and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Diwali sweet varieties here. Also check out RavaKesari/Sooji Kesari/Semolina KesariMangoKesari

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



Sunday, 1 December 2019

Sombu Tea/Fennel Seeds Tea/Sombu Theeneer/Perunjeeragam Tea/Snauf Tea -Benefits of Sombu/FennelSeeds


Hello friends,
Today, I am going to share a very healthy tea which my mom used to make for me in my school days – Sombu Tea. Sombu/Perunjeeragam/Fennel Seeds are spicy seeds with strong taste excellent aroma and taste and is widely used all over India in cooking. Fennel Seeds/Sombu increases the taste and aroma of the cooked food to a great extent. Not only the taste and aroma, but they have extremely great health benefits when included in our daily diet. Other Tea/Beverage varieties that might be of interest…