Showing posts with label Summer Special. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Summer Special. Show all posts

Saturday, 4 July 2020

Mango Halwa with Jaggery/Vellam Sertha Mango Halwa/How to Mango Halwa with Jaggery with step by step photos and Video/ வெல்லம்சேர்த்த மாம்பழம் ஹல்வா/மாம்பழம் ஹல்வா


Mango Halwa/Maampazham Halwa is a lovely dessert that is totally irresistible. The best part of this halwa is I have replaced the sugar with jaggery which makes it healthy. Do try it out friends and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Mango & Ripe Mango Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Mango Halwa with step by step photos and Video...

Saturday, 27 June 2020

Instant Maangai Oorgai Recipe/Easy & Quick Mango Pickle/Instant Mango Pickle/5 Minute Mango Pickle/How to make Instant Mango Pickle with step by step photos & Video

Instant Maangai Oorgai - as the name says, can be made in jiffy yet will taste delectable, spicy and irresistible. This instant mango pickle is made with very little ingredients; the key to the pickle is, the mango has to be chopped to fine pieces. Do try out this Mango Pickle recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Pickle recipes and other Raw Mango and Ripe Mango Recipes here. Also Please like, share and subscribe to my YouTube Channel Priyas Virundhu.

Here’s how to make Instant Mango Pickle with step by step photos & Video…

Thursday, 11 June 2020

Mango Custard Recipe/Mango Custard/How to make Mango Custard with step by step photos

Mango Custard is a luscious, simple and easy to make dessert. Now that loads of mangoes are available in the market, you can make Mango Custard and surprise your kids and family members. Do try out this delicious Mango Custard and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Mango recipes here and Summer SpecialJuice/Milkshakes/Smoothies here.

Here’s how to make Mango Custard Recipe with step by step photos…


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…

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…

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Lassi Recipe/Sweet Lassi Recipe/Punjabi Sweet Lassi Recipe/How to make Sweet Lassi with step by step photos

Lassi is a traditional, authentic and delicious Punjabi beverage. One full glass of lassi is perfect one to beat the summer heat. This rich, creamy and sweetened drink is very popular and common beverage, served by street vendors in matkas [clay pots] in the Northern States of Punjab, Delhi, Rajasthan etc. We can make salted, sweetened or masala lassi with yogurt/curd as the main ingredient. The key to make a good lassi is to use a very thick, cold, fresh and creamy yogurt/curd/Thayir. Do try out this super rich, creamy and tempting Sweet Lassi and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other Lassi’s/Juices/Icecreams/Smoothies/Milkshakes here.

Here’s how to make Sweet Lassi 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…

Wednesday, 8 April 2020

Raw Mango Rasam/Mangai Rasam/Mango Rasam Recipe/How to make Mango Rasam Recipe/ Mago Charu/மாங்காய் ரசம் செய்வது எப்படி

I have never imagined making rasam with Raw Mango, but when I came across this recipe in a magazine, I surely wanted to give it a shot. Now that mango season has started, I tried out this mango rasam, it was just amazing. Mango Charu/Mango Rasam is tangy, yet spicy, flavourful and tasty. The original recipe did not call in for adding thuvar dal, but I have added it to make it even tastier. Do try out this Raw Mango Rasam and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and delicious RasamVarieties here and other Mango Recipes here.

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

Monday, 30 March 2020

Mango Sambar/Raw Mango Sambar/Mangai Sambar - மாங்காய் சாம்பார்

Mangai Sambar/Raw Mango Sambar is a very delicious and tangy Sambar variety prepared in South India. Unlike other sambar Varieties, this sambar is prepared without adding tamarind water. Adding mangai/raw mango enhances the taste of sambar and triples the flavour of the sambar to a great extent. Mangai Sambar is a South Indian delight served with steam cooked rice, idlis or dosas. Do try out this Mango Sambar/Mangai Sambar and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Sambar/Dals Varieties and Rasam varieties here.

Here’s how to make Mangai Sambar 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…

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Nellikkai Pachadi/Nellikkai Thayir Pachadi/Gooseberry Raita Recipe/Amla Raitha

“Nellikkai” is the Indian gooseberry is called the Power House of Nutrition. Neelikkai in Tamil is called as Amla in Hindi and Gooseberry in English. Nellikkai is a wonderful fruit is extremely good for the hair, immunity and a great remedy for cold, coughs and helps in fighting infections. Nellikkai pachadi is usually made on dhuvadasi which falls after the ekadasi fasting. This is a very easy thayir pachadi that can be made in a jiffy and is a perfect side dish with SundakkaiVatha Kuzhambu or any South Indian Kuzhambu variety and with Poricha Rasam. Do try out this healthy and tempting Nellikkai Pachadi and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Raithas/Pachadis here.

Here’s how to make Nellikkai Pachadi with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Custard Apple Juice/Sitaphal Juice/Seetha Pazham Juice & Health Benefits of Custard Apple

Custard Apple is my all-time favourite; it has a wonderful, sweet and creamy pulp on the inside. Custard Apple is called as Seetha Pazham in Tamil and Sitapal in Hindi with enormous health benefits. The one difficult task in custard apple is extracting the pulp without seeds, but I have shared an easy way to do it. Since Custard Apple season has started, I wanted to share this rich and creamy juice with you all. Do try out this refreshing and heavenly tasting Custard Apple Juice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and super refreshing Milkshakes/Icecreams/Juices/Smoothies here.

Here’s how to make Custard Apple Juice with step by step photos…

Sunday, 1 December 2019

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

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…

Thursday, 4 July 2019

Papaya Juice/How to make Papaya Juice/Papaya Juice Recipe/How to make Papaya Juice Recipe with step by step photos

The Papaya/பப்பாளி பழம் is a tropical fruit, rich in nutrients and loaded with antioxidants. Papaya is orange colored juicy fruit, which is not only fragrant but also extremely delicious and tasty, so Christopher Columbus reportedly called it “Fruit of Angels”. Papaya has numerous health benefits which includes better digestion, stronger immunity, regulated menstruation, relief from toothache, weight loss, skin care, better heart health etc. Researchers have discovered that papayas are effective against breast, pancreatic and other cancers. The latex obtained from papayas is used to treat the areas of the skin affected by acne. This fruit is not just healthy but tasty and versatile. We can make several recipes with raw papaya and ripe fruit can be had in different ways which I will be sharing in my upcoming posts. As Papaya is tropical fruit it grows abundantly in Chennai. We have couple of papaya trees in our backyard which does not need any special care and it started to bear some fruits, so here I am sharing with you a very easy, heatlhy and tempting Papaya Juice. Meanwhile do check out other exotic, heatlhy and superdelicious Smoothies, Milkshakes, Juices, Lassies and Ice creams Recipes here.

Here's how to make Papaya juice with step by step photos...


Friday, 9 March 2018

Kirni Pazham Juice Recipe/Musk Melon Juice Recipe/Cantaloupe Juice –Summer Special Juice



With summer fast approaching, the market is starting to overwhelm with Watermelons and Musk Melons. Melons are excellent thirst quenchers and one best way to beat the heat. Musk Melons/Kirni Pazham is rich in potassium and helps in regulating the blood pressure. They are super rich in vitamin A , vitamin C and other nutrients. Musk melon is low in calories, low in saturated fat and low in cholesterol and is extremely healthy. Meanwhile do try out other healthy and refreshing Juice/Milkshakes/Smoothies/Ice creams/Beverages here.

Here’s how to make Kirni Pazham Juice with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Papaya Milkshake Recipe/Papaya Milkshake/Papaya Recipes/Summer Drink Recipes/பப்பாளி பழம் மில்க் ஷேக்



The Papaya/பப்பாளி பழம் is a tropical fruit, rich in nutrients and loaded with antioxidants. Papaya is orange colored juicy fruit, which is not only fragrant but also extremely delicious and tasty, so Christopher Columbus reportedly called it “Fruit of Angels”. Papaya has numerous health benefits which includes better digestion, stronger immunity, regulated menstruation, relief from toothache, weight loss, skin care, better heart health etc. Researchers have discovered that papayas are effective against breast, pancreatic and other cancers. The latex obtained from papayas is used to treat the areas of the skin affected by acne. This fruit is not just healthy but tasty and versatile. We can make several recipes with raw papaya and ripe fruit can be had in different ways which I will be sharing in my upcoming posts. As Papaya is tropical fruit it grows abundantly in Chennai. We have couple of papaya trees in our backyard which does not need any special care and it started to bear some fruits, so here I am sharing a very delightful, exotic and healthy Papaya Milkshake. Meanwhile check out other interesting, Smoothies, Milkshakes, Juices, lassies and Ice creams Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Papaya Milkshake with step by step photos…


Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Beetroot, Carrot and Coconut Milk Smoothie – Powerful & Healthy Breakfast Smoothie



Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very healthy and filling breakfast smoothie that will keep you going the whole morning. Do try out this healthy and power packed Smoothie for breakfast and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Juice Recipes here and Smoothies & Milkshakes here

Here’s how to make Beet,Carrot & Coconut Milk smoothie with photos…

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Thayir Oats/Curd Oats – Oats with Yogurt REcipe

Thayir oats is nothing but curd rice version in oats. It is one of my favourite comforting food and great to have during summer. In South India, thayir sadam is generally served at the end of the meal. It is also offered as neivedhyam in temples and distributed as prasadam to everyone. When making curd rice, we usually do not add onions, but here I have added onions for extra taste. You can very well skip the onions and make the Thayir Oats as well. Do try out this healthy Thayir oats and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Oats Recipes and other Breakfast recipes here.

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

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Hot Cocoa Float

Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a exotic recipe made by my daughter from her favourite Elmo’s recipe book – Hot Cocoa Float. This hot cocoa is enriched with real milk chocolate and a scoop of ice-cream topping, so a little goes a long way to satisfy a sweet tooth. You can save this dessert-like drink for special occasions, but hot chocolate without topping is tasty and comforting anytime. Do try out this Hot Cocoa Float and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other milkshakes, ice-creams and other interesting refreshing drinks here.

Here’s how to make Hot Cocoa Float with step by step photos…