Showing posts with label Lunch Box Recipe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lunch Box Recipe. Show all posts

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…

Saturday, 30 November 2019

Rajma Biryani/Red Kidney Beans Biryani/Pavazha Mocchai Biryani –Rajma Biryani in Clay Pot/Easy Lunch Box Recipe

Rajma Biryani/Red Kidney Beans is a super healthy, one pot meal that can made for lunch or for get-togethers or packed for kids/office goers for lunch. It is one protein packed, flavorful, aromatic and tasty rice, which everyone will fall in love immediately.  Rajma/Red Kidney beans is an ideal replacement for red meat. Each 100 gm of Rajma contains 24 gm of protein, 25 gm of dietary fiber. They are also excellent source of minerals such as copper, manganese, phosphorous, folate and vitamin B1. These beans are loaded with nutrients that help in regulating blood sugar, lowering cholesterol and boost immunity. Do try out this delicious Rajma Biryani and post your comments here. Meanwhile, do check out other interesting Vegetarian Biryanis/Pulavs/One pot meals/ricevarieties here and Non-veg Biryanis/Pulavs here.

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

Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Vetrilai Sadam/Betel Leaves Rice with Poondu/Vetrilai Poondu Sadam – Kongunadu Vetrilai Sadam Recipe

Vetrilai Sada/Betel Leaves Sadam is a traditional Kongunadu [Coimbatore] Special variety rice, made using betel leaves and freshly prepared masala powder. This rice has a unique subtle taste, bursting with flavours, and extremely healthy and tasty. The use of betel leaves dates back to ancient times as far as India is concerned. They play vital role in poojas, prayers, religious ceremonies, wedding etc and consuming betel leves contain many curative and healing health benefits. The leaf is rich in Vitamin C, riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, carotene and is a great source of calcium. It reduces inflammation, controls blood sugar, cures bleeding gums, eliminates bad breath and helps in increasing the metabolic rate. There are numerous benefits of vetrilai/betel leaves but I have mentioned only a few here. They can be easily grown in your home as they are both aromatic and ornamental creeper. Though we get vetrilai in all the shops easily, I have this wonderful creeper at home in my balcony, with which I have made this rice. Do try out this aromatic and healthy Vetrilai Sadam/Betel leaves Rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check other interesting and easy Rice Varieties/Biryanis/One pot meals/Pulavs etc here.

Here’s how to make Vetrilai Sadam/Betel Leaves Rice with step by step photos…

Green Peas Biriyani/Pachhai Pattani Biriyani/Matar Biriyani – Kongunadu Special Pattani Biriyani/Perfect Lunch box Recipe

Hello friends,


Today, it’s going to be a one pot meal, super aromatic and flavourful Green Peas Biryani from my kitchen. Though I make this quite often for lunch, as it is an easy lunch box recipe, I have always missed click pictures. so I have to get the pictures this time, so that I can share it with you all. Do try out this healthy, tasty, easy and  Kongunadu special Green Peas Biriyani and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other healthy and tasty one pot meals/Biriyani/Pulavs etc.

Here’s how to make Green Peas Biriyani with step by step photos…



Thursday, 8 March 2018

Beetroot Pulav/Beetroot Rice/How to make Beetroot Pulav – Easy Lunch Box Recipe



Beetroot Pulav/Beetroot Rice is a very flavorful, colorful, healthy and a tasty lunch box recipe that the kids will instantly fall in love with. This is one of the best ways to make the kids eat the vegetables. Some people avoid beetroots because of its sweet taste, but this Beetroot pulav, is a perfect blend of spice and very mild sweet taste that lingers in your taste buds. Beetroots are great source of vitamins and minerals and rich in antioxidants. Try out this healthy and super delicious Beetroot Pulav and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting VegRice Varieties and Non Veg Biryani’s here.

Here’s how to make Beetroot Pulav with step by step photos…


Monday, 5 March 2018

Idli Upma – Recipes with Leftover Idlis/Easy & Quick Idli Upma in less than 10 minutes, Easy Lunch box Recipe.


Idli upma – is one quick fix and easy breakfast/dinner recipe that can be made in no time. It is my daughter’s favorite and I sometimes pack it for lunch. Usually, I don’t add onions to this upma, but if you prefer to add onions you can add it when you are tempering. Do try out this easy  and delicious idli upma and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out Kambu Idli, Idli – South Indian DelightIdli Fry, Kanchipuram idliOats idli , Stuffed Potato Idli in the links. Also check out other interesting breakfast and chutney/thogaiyal varieties here. 

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

Thursday, 22 February 2018

Peanut Rice/Verkadalai Sadham/Easy Lunch Box Recipe –Peanut Rice/ வேர்கடலை சாதம்


Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very flavorful, easy and quick Peanut Rice/ வேர்கடலை சாதம். This is one excellent lunch box recipe that can be made in jiffy and packed for lunch. So without much delay, I am moving on to the recipe, do try out this Peanut Rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Vegetarian Rice VarietiesNonVegetarian Rice varieties here.

Here’s how to make Peanut Rice with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Carrot Rice/Simple Carrot Rice – Easy Lunch Box Recipe/Carrot Sadham

One tedious job is to pack lunch for kids, of which the best challenge is to make them an attractive meal both healthy and colorful. Another big challenge which all the moms face is to make them finish their lunch. Here’s one such recipe which is both colorful, nutritious and the best part is that you can make it in less than 15 minutes. This carrot rice is very simple and can be made with either freshly cooked rice or with left over rice as well. Do try out this healthy Carrot Rice recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Vegetarian Rice Varieties, NonVegetarian Rice varieties here.

Here’s how to make Carrot Rice with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Stuffed Potato Idli/Idli Stuffed With Potato/Stuffed Idli/Idli Sandwich


Idli is one of the staple foods in South Indian Breakfast. Though everybody loves to eat this healthy steam cooked idlis, a little variation in the recipe makes a whole lot difference. This is one such recipe which everyone will fall in love with immediately. This stuffed idli is one wonderful lunch box recipe which the kids will finish off completely. Meanwhile do check out Kambu Idli, Idli – South Indian Delight, Idli Fry, Kanchipuram idli, Oats idli in the links. Also check out other interesting breakfast and chutney/thogaiyal varieties here. Try out this super duper Stuffed Potato Idli and post your comments here.

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



Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Ghee Rice/Easy Ghee Rice Recipe/South Indian Style Ghee Rice/Nei Sadham

Hello Friends

Are you looking for an aromatic, flavorful, onepot meal, then you have landed in the right place, yes it’s Ghee Rice. Ghee rice can be made in just 15 -20 minutes and serve it dal/paruppu thakkali, peas masala, kurma , chicken curry/non veg gravies, egg masala or any other spicy gravy of your choice. Do try out this delectable, heavenly ghee rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Rice varieties, Biryani recipes etc and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Ghee Rice with step by step photos….

Thursday, 4 January 2018

Mint Biryani/Pudhina Biryani


Hello friends,

Today, I am going to share a very flavourful, tempting and healthy Mint/Pudhina Biryani. This is a one pot meal that can be made very quickly and perfect lunch box recipe. So without much delay Iam moving on to the recipe, do try it out friends and post your comments here. Do check out other interesting VegBiryani/Non-veg Biryani's here and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Mint/Pudhina Biryani with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Kuthiravali Arisi Sambar Sadam/Kuthiravali Arisi Bisibelabath/Barnyard Millet Sambar Sadam Recipe


Hello friends,

Today, I am going to share a very healthy and quick millet recipe –one pot meal in which lentils, millets and vegetables are cooked together and served hot. In this recipe I have added just red chilli powder and coriander powder but you can very well replace it with bisbelabath mix. You can buy the Bisibelabath mix from shop or make it at home, do check out the recipe here. Do try out this easy and healthy recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile also check out other Millets recipes here.

Here’s how to make Kuthiravali Arisi Sambar Sadam with step by step photos…

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Garlic-Buttered Pasta Recipe – Quick Fix Pasta for Lunch/Dinner

Are you looking out for a quick fix lunch or dinner? Are you bored of cooking, but still want to have something exotic. Then you have landed at the right recipe, Garlic-Buttered Pasta. You will fall in love with this dish, the moment you start making it. Do you want to know why, because it can be made in a jiffy. It is very flavourful, aromatic and the smell of butter, garlic and red chilli flakes satisfies your taste buds in no time. Do try out this easy Pasta recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Pasta& Noodles Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Garlic Buttered Pasta recipe with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Egg Noodles/Easy Egg Noodles Recipe

Today, I am going to share one of the easiest meals that you can make with very less effort and very few ingredients that you have at home. I usually do not fancy about making noodles, but there are days when I am tired of cooking and days when I run out of veggies, that is when noodles come in handy. Whatever it may be, my kids love to have noodles. Adding vegetables is totally your choice, you can add carrot, beans, capsicum, peas, spring onions etc, I have added just green bell peppers here. Do try out this light and tempting Egg noodles and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other pasta and noodles recipe here.

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


Thursday, 5 January 2017

Masala Paratha/How to Make Masala Paratha/Masala Paratha Recipe

Hello friends

Today I am going to share a very simple, tasty and tempting Masala Paratha. It is a very flavourful paratha made with different spices like cumin powder, garam masla powder, red chilli powder etc. This Masala Paratha is good all by itself, but it extremely delicious when served with a cup of Yogurt/Curd. Do try out this Masala Paratha and post your comments here. Do check out other interesting and delicious chapathis andparatha varieties here.

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

Friday, 25 November 2016

Capsicum Rice/Bell Pepper Rice/Kudaimilagai Saadam/Easy Capsicum Rice for Lunch Box/How to make Capsicum/Bell Pepper Rice

Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very colorful, vibrant, tasty, flavorful and delicious capsicum/bell pepper/kudaimilagai rice. This rice is a perfect lunch box item for school and office.  The rice is perfectly blended with Indian spices along with crunchy and colorful capsicum which makes it taste heavenly. Not just the color, capsicum is loaded with vitamin A and vitamin C. They have low calories and helps in speeding up the metabolism.  Capsicum has found to have good effect on gastrointestinal problems like flatulence, stomach upset, abdominal cramps etc [info source:the health site]. I have used all the three colors of capsicum [red, green and yellow]. You can just use whichever is available at home. Do try out this delectable capsicum rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Vegetarian Rice Varieties and Non Vegetarian RiceVarieties here.

Here’s how to make Capsicum Rice with step by step photos…

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Saamai Vegetable Biryani/Little Millet Vegetable Biryani

Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very healthy and filling Saamai Biryani/Little Millet Biryani. Saamai is called as kutki in hindi, sama in telugu, saame in kannada and chama in malayalam. Little millet/saamai is smaller in size when compared to other common millet varieties. It is rich in fibre, helps in reducing fat and is good for bones and muscles. Saamai has lot of iron and has high antioxidant activity. It helps in controlling the blood sugar level and helps in healing diseases related to stomach. I have already blogged about millets in deatail here. Do not forget to check "all about millets" and other interesting millet recipes in the links. Meanwhile do try out this healthy and delicious Saamai Vegetable Biryani and post your comments.

Here’s how to make Saamai Vegetable Biryani with step by step photos...

Thursday, 3 November 2016

Spinach & Chickpea Biryani/Palak & Chickpea Biryani/Palak & Kondakadalai Biryani

Hello friends,

Today I am going to share a easy, healthy and quick one pot meal, perfect for lunch box, parties, get-togethers etc. It’s none other than Spinach and Chickpea biryani, this colorful green birynai is very flavorful, super healthy and tempting. Spinach and chickpea is always a wonderful combination, be it salad, soup, curry or rice variety. I have already posted chickpea biryanii and spinach & carrot biryani earlier, do check out those biryani’s varieties also. Do try out this healthy Spinach and Chickpea biryani and post your comments here. Also check out other interesting Vegetarian Biryani's/Pulav and nonvegetarian Biryani's/Pulavs in the links and enjoy.

Here’s how to make Spinach and Chickpea Biryani with step by step photos…

Thursday, 22 September 2016

South Indian Lunch Menu Idea – 6/Vegetarian Lunch Menu Ideas

Hello Friends,

It’s been long time after I had posted lunch menu ideas, today I have a come up with a very simple, filling, aromatic and healthy lunch menu idea. I have posted lunch menu ideas earlier; do not forget to check out other South Indian lunch menu ideashere. Do try out this lunch menu for small get together's, or for your week end lunch and post your comments.

Here’s the simple and temping lunch menu….

Thursday, 8 September 2016

Vegetable Biryani – 2nd Method/South Indian Style Vegetable Birynai

Are you looking to make easy, tasty and tempting vegetable biryani, then here it is – lovely, flavourful and tasty Vegetable Biryani. It is a perfect recipe for lunch box and week end lunch. I have already posted Vegetable Biryani using pressure cooker earlier; do check that out as well. Do try out this Vegetable Biryani and post your comments here. Also check out other vegetable biryanis and non vegetarian biryanis in the links and have a great day.

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