Showing posts with label Healthy Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Healthy 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…

Monday, 8 June 2020

Vegetable Macaroni Pasta Recipe-Indian Style/Mixed Vegetable Macaroni Recipe/Macaroni Recipe/How to make Vegetable Macaroni Indian Style with step by step photos and Video

Vegetable Macaroni Pasta is a lovely, colorful and extremely tasty pasta. Not all pasta recipes have to be made with cheese, this Veg Macaroni Pasta is the perfect example for it. It is a delectable and healthy bowl of Macaroni made with perfect blend of Indian Spices and colorful vegetables. Do try out this Veg Macaroni Pasta, your family members, especially kids will fall in love with it. Please do not forget to like,share and subscribe to Priya’s Virundhu Youtube Channel. Also check out other interesting Pasta Recipes here

Here's how to make Vegetable Macaroni Pasta with step by step photos and video...


Saturday, 6 June 2020

How to make Thick Curd/Yogurt/Thayir/Dahi at home with step by step photos/Homemade Yogurt/Thayir Recipe/How to Set Curd at home

Thayir/Curd/Yogurt/Dahi is a very basic recipe that is needed to set/make curd at home. We make curd/thayir every day to regular consumption. It is very essential to consume cud/thayir in summer to beat the heat.  I have shared lots of tips and tricks to make a thick and perfect curd/thayir/yogurt/curd at home.

Here’s how to make curd/dahi/yogurt/thayir at home with step by step photos…

Friday, 5 June 2020

Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji Recipe/Soya Chunks Brinji with Coconut Milk/Soya Chunks Biryani Recipe/How to make Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji with step by step photos

Today, I am going to share a very healthy, super delicious and flavourful Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji Recipe. This is a perfect lunch box recipe and perfect recipe for family get together or parties at your home. This soya chunks vegetable brinji is loaded vitamins, minerals and fiber from vegetables and protein from the soya chunks. Do try out this Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Soya Chunks Recipes here, Soya Chunks Biryani here and other Biryanis/Pulavs etc.

Here’s how to make Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Thaen Thinai Recipe/Thaennum Thinaiyum/Thinai Urundai/Fox Millet Ladoo with Honey/Millet Ladoo/How to make Thaen Thinai with step by step photos and video

Thaen Thinai/Thinai Urundai is a very healthy, popular and an ancient recipe dates back to sangam period and is dedicated to Lord Murugan in Tamil Nadu. This foxtail Millet ladoo/urundai can be made in a jiffy and is absolutely divine. Thinai is rich in dietary fiber and minerals such as iron, copper, and zinc which helps to keep our body strong and boost our immunity. Thinai has a wonderful capability to regulate and bring down the blood sugar level to a great extent. Thinai is loaded with Calcium helps in building strong bones. Do try out this healthy Thinai/Foxtail Millet Ladoo and enjoy with your family and have a great day. Meanwhile do check out other healthy Millet Recipes here. Also check out other interesting Sweet Recipes here and Ladoo Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Thaen Thinai Urundai with step by step photos…
Ingredients
Thinai/Foxtail Millet
1 cup
Honey/Thaen
¼ cup
Ghee [Melted Ghee]
2 tsp
¼ tsp or 2 crushed

Preparation Time: 15 minutes                      Recipe Category: Snacks, Neivedhyam
Cooking Time: 5-6 minutes                           Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu, India
Author: Priya Anandakumar

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…

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Drumsticks Brinjal Sambar Recipe/Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Sambar Recipe/How to make Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Sambar with step by step photos

Drumsticks Brinjal Sambar/Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Sambar is a traditional and authentic sambar of Tamil Nadu served with steam cooked white rice or with idlis dosas etc. Do try out this delicious sambar and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sambars/Dals/Kootus etc here.

Here’s how to make Drumsticks Brinjal Sambar 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…

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

Ragi Sweet Semiya Recipe/Finger Millet Sweet Semiya Recipe/Kezhvaragu Inippu Semiya/How to make Ragi Sweet Semiya with step by step photos

Ragi Sweet Semiya/Vermicelli is one of the easiest breakfast/evening snacks that can be made in a jiffy. Ragi Semiya can be prepared both in savory/spicy or sweet version; I have already shared the Ragi Semiya Upma[spicyversion] earlier. In this sweet version, I have used cane sugar[nattu sakkarai], you can very well replace it with regular sugar as well. Ragi Semiya is loaded with calcium, vitamins and minerals, addition of grated coconut and cane sugar makes it one super healthy breakfast and keeps your day going. I have used the store bought Ragi Semiya, which can also be replaced with homemade Ragi Idiyappam. Do try out this Ragi Sweet Semiya and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sevai and Semiya Recipes here and other delicious Breakfast Recipes here.

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

Thursday, 23 April 2020

Watermelon Juice Recipe/How to make Watermelon juice/Easy Watermelon Juice – Refreshing & Thirst Quenching

 Watermelon is one of the best thirst quenchers for hot summer days. Watermelon helps in keeping our body hydrated and replenishes our body with required nutrients and minerals lost due to sweating. Watermelon has high amount of water content – about 92 % , but is  also loaded with vitamins and minerals. They have significant amount of vitamin A, B6, C, loads of Lycopene, antioxidants and amino acids. It is a complete power packed fruit with very less calories that aids in weight loss. Do try out this refreshing, hydrating and thirst quenching water melon juice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting, healthy and fresh juices/lassi’s/milkshakes/smoothies etchere.

Here’s how to make watermelon juice 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

Neeraagaram/Pazhayadhu/நீராகாரம்/Pazhaya Sadham Recipe/Pazhaya Soru with Pachaimilagai & Onions/Pazhayadhu Recipe – Fermented Left over Rice/How to make Pazhaya Sadham Kanji-Summer Special Body Coolant

Pazhaiyadhu/Pazhaiya Soru/Neeraagaram is one of the healthiest Breakfast recipes handed over by our ancestors to us. ‘Pazhaiya’ in Tamil means old and ‘Sadham’ means rice. The other name is Neeraagaram, in which 'Neer' means water and 'Aagaram' means 'meals'. Pazhayasadham has amazing and astonishing health benefits. Pazhaiyadhu is usually made with Vaditha Sadham [the rice is cooked and excess water is drained] rather than the pressure cooked rice. Pazhaiyadhu/Neeraagaram is a traditional recipe forgotten by many and given less importance in the Indian Cuisine. As years past most of the traditional food practices have gone out of practice. Pazhaidhu is one among them and look down as poor man’s food and ignored irrespective of its nutritional value. Please read below about the benefits of consuming Pazhayadhu/Neeraagaram. Do try out this this healthy and easy bowl of Neeraagaram and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other healthy Kanji and Porridge Varieties here.

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

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…

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…