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

Thursday, 3 February 2022

Moong Dal Kichadi Recipe/Dal Kichadi Recipe – Restaurant Style Dal Kichadi

 Moong Dal Kichadi is delicious, healthy and protein packed one pot meal made with rice and moong dal. Dal Kichadi is traditionally made with moong dal but can be replaced with masoor dal or thoor dal. If you run out of vegetables then this Dal Kichadi is one healthy and delectable one pot meal that can be done in just 30 minutes. Do try out this delicious and tempting Moong Dal Kichadi and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Vegetarian Rice Varieties/Pulavs/Biryanis here and Non-Vegetarian Biryanis/Pulavs here.

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

 

Friday, 28 January 2022

Kavuni Arisi Sweet Recipe/Black Rice Sweet Recipe/Chettinadu Kavuni Arisi Sweet/Kavuni Arisi Innippu/Karuppu Arisi Innippu/Chettinadu Special – Kavuni Arisi Innippu/Black Rice Pudding

Kavuni Arisi Sweet is a very famous, popular and traditional recipe in Chettinadu district – TamilNadu. This Black Rice Pudding/Kavuni Arisi Sweet is served as dessert in Chettinadu belt for special occasions and in marriages. Kavuni Arisi or Black Rice is a hard variety of rice which turns purple after it’s cooked. This Black Rice is very popular and found commonly  in East Asian Countries. In olden days, the Chettiyar Community had trading business with the East Asian Countries and brought the wonderful and super healthy Black Rice during their travel back to Tamil Nadu. Usually the Kavuni Arisi Sweet is made with sugar, but I have replaced it with Jaggery as an healthy alternative. Kavuni Arisi is loaded with antioxidants and is a  wonderful source of nutrients, vitamins and minerals especially Iron and Protein and is naturally gluten-free.  Do try out this healthy and delicious Kavuni Arisi Sweet and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Halwa Varieties, Payasam Varieties, Ladoo Varieties and Traditional Sweet Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Kavuni Arisi Sweet with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Pannai Keerai Kadaiyal/ Magili keerai Kadaiyal/Village Keerai Kadaiyal/ Celosia Argentea Kadaiyal– Pannai Keerai/பண்ணை கீரை கடையல்

Pannai Keerai or Magili Keerai called Celosia Argentea is an annual herb that grows really well in all conditions. They are easily grown and make an excellent cut flower. The plant has immense medicinal value, helps in curing stomach related problems, prevents cancer, helps in reducing menstrual pain and is good for bones. It is loaded with vitamins and minerals needed for healthy living. Even the seeds of this plant are used to treat diseases of blood and mouth sores. Whenever you come across this keerai variety do buy it and include it in your meal. One big disadvantage is this keerai is not available in the city, but when you go to the outskirts of Chennai it is available abundantly. Do try out this keerai kadaiyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Keerai Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Pannai Keerai Kadaiyal with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Fish Egg Fry Recipe/Meen Muttai Varuval/Benefits of Eating Fish Eggs

 Fish Egg or Roe is a lump or a bag of tiny eggs of any fish varieties. Fish Eggs can be prepared in different ways, this fish egg fry is one among them. It is usually difficult to get just the Fish Egg, but whenever I see it in the market I do buy them. Fish Eggs are delicious, healthy and loaded with nutrients. Do try out this Fish egg fry and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Fish Recipes/Sea Food Recipes here. Do scroll down to read about the benefits of Fish Eggs/ Roe.

Here’s how to make Fish Egg Fry with step by step photos…

Thursday, 25 November 2021

Friday, 25 June 2021

Vegetable Fajita Recipe/Mixed Vegetable Fajita Recipe/Mexican Vegetable Fajita Recipe/Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry - Mexican Fajita with Video in both English & Tamil

Today, I am going to share an exotic, quick and healthy Vegetable Fajita that can be made in a jiffy. This is amusing and super tempting Vegetable Fajita [Pronounced as fahHeetah] is a Mexican delight. Fajita is a Mexican term or Tex- Mex for little vegetables stips, meat strips , grilled and served with Mexican Rice, Salsa, Guacamole, Sour cream and beans. The Fajitas are usually served sizzling hot in an iron skillet to our table in authentic Mexican restaurants. The sizzling sound, hot steam and wonderful aroma will just want us to complete the whole skillet. Do try out this super heathy, colourful and sizzling Vegetable Fajita and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Mexican Recipes here.

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

Thursday, 27 May 2021

Chettinad Mushroom Biryani Recipe/Mushroom Biryani Recipe/Kaalaan Biryani Recipe/One Pot Biryani/Easy Lunch Box Recipe/Mushroom Biryani with step by step photos

Chettinad Mushroom Biryani is an extremely tasty and delicious one pot meal that is made by marinating the mushroom with perfect blend of spices and yogurt. This is an easy, flavourful one pot meal and a perfect lunch box recipe. Do try out this delicious Chettinad Mushroom Biryani and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Vegetarian Biryanis/Rice Varieties/Pulavs here.

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

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

Mudakathan Keerai Dosai Recipe/Instant Mudakathan Keerai Dosai/Balloon Vine Leaves Dosai/Instant Keerai Dosai/Mudakathan Keerai Dosai with step by step photos & Video in English & Tamil

 Mudakathan Keerai/Ballon Vine has extraordinary anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. This keerai is great remedy for joint pain, swelling in joints, stiffness in limbs and rheumatoid arithritis. Mudakathan Keerai is used in traditional Indian medicine system to cure lumbago, nervous breakdown and rheumatism. I have shared just just few benefits of Mudakathan Keerai, will share more and more benefits in a separate post. Mudakathan Keerai Dosai is one easy way to incorporate the keerai in our day to day food and also an easy way to make the kids eat their greens. Do try out this healthy dosai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Keerai Recipes here, Breakfast Recipes here and Dosai Varieties here. Also check out tempting and easy Chutney/Thuvaiyal Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Mudakathan Keerai Dosai with step by step photos & video...

Sunday, 9 May 2021

Tomato Dosa Recipe/Thakkali Dosai Recipe/Instant Tomato Dosa/No Ferment Instant Dosai- Tomato Dosai/Tomato Dosai Video REcipe in English & Tamil

Tomato Dosa/Thakkali Dosai is a crispy and mouth-watering instant dosa has a balanced taste from the spices and tanginess from the tomatoes. Do try out this instant Tomato Dosai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting, healthy and tempting Breakfast Recipes here and Dosa Varietieshere.

Here’s how to make Tomato Dosa with step by step photos & Video...

Saturday, 8 May 2021

Soya Chunks Fried Rice Recipe/Soya Fried Rice Recipe/Meal Maker Fried Rice/Easy & Healthy Soya Fried Rice with Video in English & Tamil

Today, I am going to share a super tempting, healthy and delectable Soya Chunks Fried Rice. Soya Chunks is rich in protein and is great alternative for vegetarians. This Soya chunks fried rice is a balanced meal which is packed with protein, vitamins & minerals. This fried rice is an ideal lunch box recipe or even for family function gatherings. Do try out this Soya Chunks Fried Rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting VegetarianRice Varieties/Pulavs/Biryanis here.

Here’s how to make Soya Chunks Fried Rice with step by step photos…

Thursday, 6 May 2021

Potato & Bread Patties Recipe/Aloo Pattie Recipe/Aloo Tikki Recipe

 Aloo Tikki/Aloo Pattie is a simple and quick evening snack recipe that can be made in no time. This pattie can also be used when making sandwiches and served for a filling and healthy breakfast or dinner. Do try out this delicious and healthy Aloo tikka/Pattie and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Evening Snacks/Starters/Appetizers here.

Here’s how to make Potato Patties with step by step photos…

Ragi Sweet Pancakes/Ragi Banana Sweet Pancakes/FingerMillet Banana Pancake/Eggless Pancake Recipe/Healthy Ragi Pancake with step by step photos

 Ragi Sweet Pancake/Ragi Banana Sweet Pancake is a super healthy, nutritious and tempting pancakes which can be served as evening snacks or even for breakfast. These ragi/fingermillet pancakes is another nice way to make the kids to eat bananas. It is a wholesome and fully balanced breakfast which keeps your day going. Do try out this delicious and calcium and potassium rich Ragi Pancake and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting pancakes here. Also do not forget to check out other healthy and delicious Millet Recipes/Sirudhaniya recipes  and Ragi/Kezhvaragu Recipes here.

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

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Ullundhu Kanji Recipe/Sweet Ullundhu Kanji Recipe/Inippu Ullundhu Kanji Recipe/Sweet Urad Dal Kanji Recipe/Ullundhu Inippu Kanji with step by step photos

Urad dal Kanji/Ullundhu Kanji is super healthy, delicious, protein packed, iron rich kanji that can be served for breakfast or as evening snacks for kids. This Ulundhu Kanji is sweet version, I have already posted the salt of Black UradDal Kanji [Salt version] earlier. Ullundhu Kanji is given to girls when they attain puberty and throughout their teen age. Ullundhu Kanji is a must during this time because it strengthens the pelvic bone of the young girls and helps in strengthening the back and spinal cord. It is also an excellent source of protein, vitamins and minerals for pregnant women and old people. This dish is totally amazing it involves key ingredients, Urad dal which is loaded with proteins, Jaggery packed with Iron & Minerals, Coconut high in manganese which is essential for bone healthy and metabolism, it is rich in copper and iron which help form red blood cells and selenium an important antioxidant that protects the cells. Do try out this delicious Ullundhu Kanji and post your comments here. Also check out other interesting Urad Dal Recipes & Black Urad Dal Recipes here, Different types of Kanji/Porridge Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Ullundhu Kanji with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Black Urad Dal Kanji Recipe/Karuppu Ullundhu Kanji Recipe/ கருப்பு உளுந்து கஞ்சி/Black Urad Dal Kanji with step by step photos & Video in English & Tamil

Black Urad Dal Kanji/Karuppu Ullundhu Kanji is a super healthy and traditional recipe of South India – Tamil Nadu. Black Urad Dal is one of the richest source of Proteins and Vitamin B. It is loaded with iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium and other minerals. Karuppu Ullundhu is an excellent source of dietary fiber, improves digestion and protects heart. Black Urad Dal helps improves bone health, reduces the pain and inflammation, strengthens the nervous system, good for skin and hair, boosts bone mineral density. It is diuretic in nature and there by prevents kidney stones. Do try out this delicious and healthy Black Urad Dal Kanji/Karuppu Ullundhu Kanji and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Black Urad Dal Recipes here. Do not forget to check out the video for the recipe in English & Tamil.

Here’s how to make Black Urad Dal Kanji with step by step photos & Video…

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Vallarai Keerai Poriyal Recipe/Brahmi Leaves Stir Fry Recipe/ Indian Pennywort Stir Fry/ Vallarai Keerai Poriyal with Video in English & Tamil

Vallarai is known for its brain boosting abilities and to cure many diseases in Ayurveda and Siddha treatment since the ancient period. Vallarai is used to revitalize the brain and nervous system, increase attention and concentration, and combat aging. The extract from Vallarai is used in treating memory enhancement and neurodegenerative disorders. Vallarai has amazing medicinal properties which help in fighting many diseases. It plays a vital role in treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and brain related problems like insomnia.

Vallarai has wonderful properties, which helps in curing skin problems like eczema, leprosy, psoriasis and ulcers. Vallarai helps in relaxing muscles and alleviates menstrual pain and disorders. It promotes youthful vitality and longevity and prevents early greying of hair. Hair fall and premature greying of hair can be controlled by using vallarai oil which is readily available in Ayurveda shops.

Vallarai acts as a great cure for joint pain or inflammation, rheumatism, arthritis etc. Not just the above mentioned benefits, vallarai has many other medicinal values and properties and the list goes on. The above information is collected from various websites like Wikipedia, ayurvedictalk.com etc. For people who live outside India can buy the vallarai tablets from Ayurveda shops when you visit Chennai and consume it. With this I am going to move on with today’s recipe – Vallarai Keerai Poriyal. Do try out this delicious poriyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out Vallarai Keerai Thuivayal here, other interesting Keerai Recipes here and different types of Keerai Varieties in Tamil & English.

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

Friday, 19 March 2021

Tomato Chutney Recipe/Thakkali Chutney Recipe/No Onion Thakkali Chutney/Thakkali Chutney with step by step photos & Video in English & Tamil

 Tomato Chutney is a very popular and common accompaniment served along with Idlis, Dosas, Kuzhi paniyaram etc. This is a delectable and tempting Chutney that is made with out onions. Do try out this unique, tangy & spicy chutney that can be made in a jiffy. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and delectable Chutney Varieties/Chutney Vagaigal/Thuvaiyal Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Tomato Chutney with step by step photos…

Thursday, 18 March 2021

Garlic Chilli Rice Recipe/Garlic Rice Recipe/Poondu Sadam/How to make Garlic Rice with step by step photos/Easy lunch box Recipe

Today, I am going to share a very flavourful, healthy and delectable Garlic Chilli Ruice/Garlic Rice. This is a very quick and tempting rice variety that can be made in a jiffy and served with pappad/appalam/fryums. This is a perfect lunch box recipe and can be even made by bachelors. Do try out this Garlic Rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Veg Rice Varieties/Biryanis/Pulavs here and Non-Veg Biryanis/Pulavs here.

Here’s how to make Garlic Chilli Rice/Garlic Rice with step by step photos…

Monday, 8 March 2021

Siru Keerai Thandu Soup Recipe/Siru Keerai Stem Soup Recipe/Siru Keerai Soup/Tropical Amaranth Stem Soup with step by step photos

 Today, Iam going to share a very healthy bowl soup that can be made with Siru Keerai Stem/Thandu. Usually when we make Sirukeerai, the stem is discarded. So instead of throwing it away, we can make a delicious and healthy soup. Do try out this healthy soup and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interest Keerai Recipes here and All about Keerai Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Siru Keerai Tandu Soup with step by step photos…

Friday, 29 January 2021

Potato Sandwich Recipe/Potato Pocket Sandwich/Pocket Sandwich using Sandwich Maker[Prestige]/Easy Lunch Box Recipe/Picnic Delight/Potato Sandwich with step by step photos & Video in English & Tamil

Potato Sandwich/Potato Pocket Sandwich is a very easy and quick sandwich that can be served for breakfast or as after school snacks or can also be packed for school or picnic. I have used the Prestige Sandwich Maker to make the sandwiches and have given the detailed instructions for the same. But you can make same sandwich on stove top and serve it hot with ketchup. The choice of bread is totally your’s, I have used wheat bread as it is a healthier option. Do try out this delightful Potato Sandwich and post your comments. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sandwich Recipes here and Breakfast recipes here.

Here’s how to make Potato Sandwich with step by step photos & Video…

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Manathakkali Keerai Kootu Recipe/Black Night Shade Kootu Recipe/Manathakkali Paasi Paruppu Kootu with step by step photos & Video/மணத்தக்காளி கீரை கூட்டு

 Manathakkali Keerai/Black Nightshade is loaded with medicinal properties. They are rich in antioxidants, iron, vitamins, minerals and abundant calcium. The amount of phosphorous in it helps in the growth and development of brain and strengthens the nerves. Manathakkali Keerai is an excellent cure for mouth ulcers and stomach ulcers. This kootu is made with manathakkali keerai, moong dal and taste divine. If you are suffering from ulcer then this is yet another recipe that you should have to cure the same. Do try out this Manathakkali Keerai Kootu recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Manathakkali Keerai Recipes here and about other Keerai Varietiesand Keerai Recipes here. Check out the video for the recipe in English & Tamil

Here’s how to make Manathakkali Keerai Kootu with step by step photos...