Showing posts with label Diabetic recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Diabetic recipes. Show all posts

Saturday, 20 June 2020

Vegetable Soup Recipe/Healthy Vegetable Soup/Mixed Vegetable Soup Recipe/How to make Mixed Vegetable Soup with step by step photos and Video


Today, I am going to share a very healthy and delicious Mixed Vegetable Soup that can be made in a jiffy. I have added carrots, beans, cabbage and corn, you can add more vegetables of your choice. For spice, I have used black pepper powder, but you can add red chilli flakes as well. Do try out this delicious, healthy and tempting soup that will help you stay healthy and build your immunity. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Soups and Salads in the link.

Here’s how to make Vegetable Soup with step by step photos & Video…

Friday, 19 June 2020

Kothavarangai Poriyal Recipe/Cluster Beans Stir Fry Recipe/How to make Kothavarangai Poriyal with step by step photos

Kothavarangai Poriyal/Cluster Beans Poriyal is yet another easy and healthy poriyal/side dish recipe made very commonly in South India. Cluster beans/kothavarangai is extremely good for diabetes, great for heart, regulates blood pressure, strengthens the bones and aids digestion. This is a very simple and divine poriyal made with very few ingredients and finally garnished with freshly grated coconut. If you are serving for diabetic patients, you can very well skip the coconut. Do try out this healthy Kothavarangai Poriyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy VegetarianPoriyal/Varuval Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Kothavarangai Poriyal with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Turmeric Tea Recipe/Turmeric Ginger Tea/Manjal Tea/Manjal Inji Tea/Immune Boosting Tea – How to make Turmeric Tea with step by step photos and Video


Turmeric Tea is an extremely healthy tea, which helps in building strong immune system and is a wonderful anti-inflammatory. Regular consumption of turmeric tea helps in fighting common cold, cough and infections. I have added adhimadhuram/liquorice which helps in maintaining a healthy respiratory tract, boost immunity, digestion and helps in treating chronic inflammation. Another important ingredient added is ginger, which helps in controlling nausea and has high anti-inflammatory properties. Do try out this healthy immune boosting tea and stay healthy. Meanwhile do checkout other healthy Tea and KashayamVarieties here.

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

Sunday, 14 June 2020

Naarthangai Rasam/Citron Rasam/How to make Naarthangai Rasam with step by step photos and Video

Naarthangai Rasam is a very flavourful and healthy rasam variety that can be made in jiffy. Naathangai has numerous medicinal values, aids digestion and is loaded with vitamin C. Do try out this Naarthangai Rasam and post your comments here. Meanwhile also check Naarthangai Oorgai/Pickle, Naarthagai Rice and other delectable Rasam Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Naarthangai Rasam with step by step photos and Video…

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

Saamai Kanji Recipe/Little Millet Kanji Recipe- Healthy Millet Kanji Recipe/How to make Saamai Paal Kani with Video

Saamai/Little Millet Kanji is a very healthy and filling breakfast which keeps our day going. The seeds of Saamai are smaller than those of other common millet varieties. Saamai is rich in fibre, it helps in reducing fat and is good for bones and muscles. It is loaded with iron and protein. Little millet helps in controlling blood sugar level and is a rich anti-oxidant. Do try out this healthy and filling Saamai Kanji and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting andhealthy Millet/Sirudhaniyam Recipes here and other Kanji/Porridge Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Saamai Kanji with step by step photos and  video...

Saturday, 30 May 2020

Mappillai Samba Idli Recipe/Mappillai Samba Rice Idli/Bridegroom Rice Idli/How to make Mapillai Samba Idli with step by step photos

Mappillai Samba Rice/Bridegroom Rice is a traditional and native rice of Tamil Nadu. Mappillai Samba Rice is rich in Vitamin B1, B6 , Magnesium, iron, zinc etc which plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy nervous system. In ancient days, certain sports like lifting the rock were conducted for the bridegroom to test their bravery, physical and mental strength. To improve the strength of the bridegroom, the mappillai samba rice is cooked and served. So this variety of rice is named as Mappillai Samba Rice or Bridegroom Rice. Do try out this healthy Mappillai Samba Idli and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other healthy Millet Recipes and other Breakfast recipes here.

Here’s how to make Mappillai Samba Idli with step by step photos…

Friday, 22 May 2020

Bhindi Masala Recipe/Okra Masala/Vendakkai Masala- North Indian Special Subzi- Bhindi Masala Recipe with Video

Bhindi Masala is a very popular and common North Indian side dish bursting with flavours and is served with rotis/chapathis or even with rice etc. The bhindi/ladies finger is stir fried and added to perfect blend of spices, onions and tomatoes and made into a semi dry gravy. This Bhindi Masala can be served for lunch or dinner and is a perfect lunch box recipe. Do try out this tempting and healthy Bhindi Masala and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting North Indian side dishes, gravies, sambars, dals here.

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

Saturday, 18 April 2020

VaraguArisi Kanji/VaraguArisi Vendhayam & Poondu Kanji/Kodo Millet Porridge/Kodo Millet Porridge with Garlic & Fenugreek –How to make Varagu Arisi Kanji/ வரகுஅரிசி கஞ்சி செய்வது எப்படி

Varagu Arisi Kanji/Kodo Millet Porridge is a very healthy breakfast and a right one to start your day. This varagu kanji can be made in jiffy and is a one pot recipe. When varagu kanji is consumed for breakfast it keeps your day going and you will fell light. Varagu is gluten-free and is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. They help in controlling blood sugar and cholesterol. Do try out this Varagu Arisi Kanji and post your comments here. Start your day with a healthy breakfast and lead a healthy life. Also check out other interesting and healthy Millet Recipes here, Kanji & Porridge Recipes here and other Breakfast Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Varagau Arisi Kanji/Porridge with step by step photos…

Thursday, 16 April 2020

Thalichha Paruppu/Paruppu Kadaiyal/Simple Dal for Neivedhyam & Pooja Days/Dal Tadka South Indian Style [No Onion No Garlic Recipe]


Thalichha Paruppu/Paruppu Kadaiyal is one of the most comforting and divine food in the Indian Cuisine. This Thalichha Paruppu is a hassle free and easiest recipe that anyone can make. Usually this thalichha paruppu is made in almost all the South Indian homes on Pooja days and offered to god along with other delightful recipes. In South Indian marriages, paruppu kadaiyal/Thalicha Paruppu is served along with ghee, before serving sambar. You can make this thalichha paruppu in a jiffy. So when you are pressed on time, but still want to make something healthy and delicious then this simple dal is the right thing to make. Do try out this simple, yet delectable Thalichha Paruppu and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Sambars/Dals/Kootus/kuzhambu/Kurmavarieties here.

Here’s how to make Thalichha Paruppu with step by step photos…

Monday, 13 April 2020

Murungai Keerai Poricha Kuzhambu/Drumsticks Leaves Poricha Kuzhambu/ Murungai Keerai Porciha Kuzhambu Recipe or Poricha Kootu Recipe

Murungai Keerai Poricha Kuzhambu/Drumsticks Leaves Poricha Kuzhambu is one healthy bowl of authentic recipe from district of Thirunelveli. Murungai Keerai/Drumstick Leaves has n number of medicinal values and is cure for lots of diseases. Consuming murungai keerai stimulates the blood circulation in the body and induces the regrowth of hair follicles. They help in purifying the blood and excreting all the toxins in our body. It is an excellent source of calcium and helps in building stronger bones and teeth. They contain abundant amount of potassium which plays a vital role in brain development. I have shared few benefits of murungai keerai, will be sharing more in my future post. For now try out this Murungai Keerai Poricha Kuzhambu and post your comments here. Meanwhile also check out other interesting Murungai Keerai Recipes here and other Dal/Sambars/Kootus here.

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

Saturday, 11 April 2020

Dal Tadka/Dal Tadka Recipe/How to make Dal Tadka/Punjabi Dal Tadka Recipe

Dal Tadka is a very famous and traditional recipe of North India. Dal Tadka is a very common item seen in all the Indian restaurant menus and in Dhabas.  Dal Tadka is usually made with Thurdal/Thoor Dal but can also be made with combination of Dals. It is a very flavourful dal cooked in onion, tomato and masala mixture and gets an extraordinary taste from the final tempering or the Tadka. Do try out this Punjabi Style Dal Tadka and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting South IndianDals/Sambars and other North Indian side dishes here.

Here’s how to make Dal Tadka with step by step photos…

Thursday, 9 April 2020

Thayir Sevai Recipe/Curd Sevai/Sevai Bagalabath- How to make Curd Sevai

Today, I am going to share yet another healthy and divine Thayir Sevai. Now that summer has started and it is getting hot day by day, including Thayir/yogurt/curd in our diet helps in cooling down our body and mind. Do try out this Thayir Sevai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sevai Recipes like Lemon Sevai/Idiappam Sevai, Tomato Sevai, Black Pepper Sevai/Milagu Sevai, Ragi Sevai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other healthy and tempting Breakfast Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Thayir Sevai/Curd Sevai with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

Karpooravalli Rasam Recipe/Omavalli Leaves Rasam/Karpooravalli Leaves Rasam/How to make Rasam with Karpooravalli Leaves/Country Borage Leaf Rasam/கற்பூரவள்ளி ரசம் செய்வது எப்படி

Karpooravalli in Tamil otherwise called a Country Borage or the Mexican Mint has numerous medicinal properties. Karpooravalli Rasam is usually given to people suffering from cold, cough and fever. It helps in reducing nasal congestion, sore throat, indigestion etc for all age groups of people. The karpooravalli leaves are quite fleshy and very aromatic. They are excellent source of vitamins and minerals. They can be grown very easily grown at home and are easy to maintain. I have already shared Karpooravalli Thuvaiyal, Karpooravalli Bajji, KarpoorvalliKashayam-1, Karpooravalli Kashayam-2 earlier. For now try out this Karpooravalli Rasam and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Rasam Varieties/Recipes here.

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

Monday, 6 April 2020

Vetrilai Thogaiyal/Betel Leaf Chutney/How to make Vetrilai Thogaiyal/Paan Chutney – Healthy Chutney to fight Common Cold & Cough

Vetrilai/Betel Leaf/Paan plays a vital role in poojas, prayers, religious ceremonies, special occasions, weddings etc. Including betel leaves in our diet is important because they have many curative and healing health benefits. The betel leaves/vetrilai is loaded with vitamin C, riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, carotene and is a wonderful source of calcium. They help in controlling blood sugar, cures bleeding gums, eliminates bad breath and helps in increasing metabolic rate. Vetrilai/betel leaves helps in fighting common cold & cough and builds our immune system. They are basically ornamental creepers and can be grown even in our balconies. This Vetrilai thogaiyal is a delicious and healthy side dish that can be served along with idlis/dosa etc or can be even served with a bowl of steam cooked white rice. Do try out this Vetrilai Thogaiyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out VetrilaiPoondu Sadam/Betel Leaves& Garlic Rice here and other interesting Chutneys/Thogaiyal Varieties here.

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

Sunday, 5 April 2020

Dal Makhani/Dal Makhani Recipe/How to make Dal Makhani with step by step photos

Dal Makhani is one fabulous, healthy bowl of dal recipe that taste extraordinary when served with Cumin Rice/Jeera Rice or Ghee Rice or Roti or Naans. Dal Makahni is made with black urad dal and rajma, cooked along with perfect blend of spices along ghee and finally with a light touch of fresh cream. Do try out this delicious, creamy and protein rich bowl of Dal Makhani and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and delicious Dals/Sabjis etc here.

Here's how to make Dal Makahni with step by step photos...

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Bottle Gourd Fry/Sorakkai Poriyal/Lauki Fry

Bottle Gourd is called as ‘Sorakkai’ in Tamil, ‘Lauki’ in Hindi, ‘Sorakaya’ in Telugu. Bottle Gourd belongs to a gourd family, in which the fruit is harvested young and used as a vegetable. Bottle Gourd is rich in fiber, essential minerals, iron and protein. They are low in calories and helps in weight loss. It prevents excess sodium loss and also helps in preventing fatigue. Consuming bottle gourd juice helps in treating stomach acidity, indigestion and ulcers. I have shared a few benefits of bottle gourd, with that let’s move on to the recipe. Meanwhile also check out other interesting and healthy Vegetable Poriyal/Fry varieties here.

Here’s how to make Bottle Gourd/Sorakkai Poriyal with step by step photos…

Sunday, 22 March 2020

Midhukku Vathal Kuzhambu/Vathakuzhambu with Midhukku Vathal

Midhukku Vathal is a very famous and popular vathal made in the district of Thirunelveli and Karaikudi in TamilNadu. Midhukku vathal is made from a small vegetable that belongs to cucumber family which looks similar to kovaikkai. It is called as wild melon in English.  It is very good to include midhukku vathal in our diet because it reduces bad cholesterol, improves digestion and liver function, it also reduces unwanted water retention and helps in de-worming. This vegetable is cut into small pieces, dried in sunlight and then soaked in curd overnight along with salt. During the day it is sun dried and soaked in remaining curd during night till it fully absorbs the curd and becomes crisp and dry. This dried vathal can be stored for about a year. This midhukku vathal can be deep fried in oil and had as side dish along with all rice varieties or can be added in kuzhambu to make vatha kuzhambu. Also checkout other interesting and tempting Vegetarian Gravies/Sambars/Kuzhambus/Rasam Varieties here.


Here’s how to make Midhukku Vathal Kuzhambu with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Thinai Arisi Thayir Sadham/Thayir Thinai/Millet Curd Bath/Foxtail Millet Curd Rice

Foxtail Millet/Thinai is one the most important millet varieties loaded with calcium and other vitamins and minerals. Foxtail millet is the second most cultivated species of millet and has been the staple diet of South Indians for a very long time from the Sangam period. Thinai – when consumed regularly is ideal for reducing the cholesterol of the body, helps in controlling blood sugar and increases the metabolic rate. They are rich in anti-oxidants, removes all the acidic elements away from out body. Today, I am going to share a very simple and super healthy Thayir thinai. Do try out this thayir thinai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other healthy and interesting Millet Recipes here and All About Millets here.

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

Sunday, 9 February 2020

Black Urad Dal Rice/Ulundhu Sadham/Ulundhu Soru/Karuppu Ulundhu Sadham with Ellu Thuvaiyal –Thirunelveli Special

Black Urad Dal Rice/Ulundhu Sadham is a traditional and authentic recipe of Thirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu. It is a very flavourful and protein packed rice variety that can be made very easily and quickly. This ulundhu soru is usually paired with Ellu Thuvaiyal/Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal but it can be served with any spicy kuzhambuvarieties and appalam.This black urad dal rice is given to girls during puberty which helps in bone growth and strengthens the bone. Do check out other interesting Ulundhu recipes like Ulundhu Kali/Urad dal Kali, Ulundhu Paal/UradDal Paal, Urad Dal Ladoo here. Also check out other Vegetarian Pulavs/Biryanis/One PotMeals/Rice Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Black Urad Dal Rice/Ulundhu Soru  with step by step photos here...

Sunday, 2 February 2020

Thakkali Kai Kootu/Pachha Thakkali Kootu/Green Tomato Kootu - தக்காளி காய் கூட்டு

Thakkali Kai Kootu is a South Indian delicacy made with raw/green tomatoes/thakkali kai along with dal and fresh ground coconut paste. It is a very simple,  healthy, spicy and tangy kootu that can be prepared as side dish and served with white rice or rotis. The green tomatoes are not available all the time in the market, but whenever I find these beautiful, tangy green tomatoes/tomatillos, I make it a point to buy them and make either kootu or thogaiyal. Do try out this lovely and healthy Thakkali Kai Kootu and post your comments here. Meanhwile do check out other interesting and delicious Kootu Varieties and other  Sambars/Dal/Rasamvarieties here.

Here’s how to make Thakkali Kadi Kootu with step by step photos…