Saturday 30 November 2013

Carrot Milkshake Recipe -Healthy Milkshake Recipe for Kids & Adults

Today in Priyas Virundhu it is a simple and healthy milkshake. Do you want to start your day healthy and are you looking for quick breakfast, all you need is just a cup of milk and a carrot blended with sugar. Addition of sugar to the milkshake is optional, you can very well replace it with honey. Meanwhile do check out other interesting, tempting, refreshing and lip smacking Smoothies/Ice-creams/Milkshakes/Juices here.

Here’s how to make  Carrot Milkshake…

Methi Paratha/Fenugreek Leaves Paratha/Vendhaya Keerai Paratha/Methi Paratha Recipe/How to make Methi Paratha with step by step photos

Methi Paratha is a healthy, filling and delicious paratha very commonly made in North India. Methi leaves have a strong aroma and slight bitter taste. Methi seeds and leaves are very commonly used in South Indian cooking, in day to day gravies and have numerous medicinal properties. Methi leaves are rich in protein, fibre, vitamin C, iron etc. Methi leaves are a must for nursing moms. The intake of methi increases milk production in nursing mothers. Methi/fenugreek is very beneficial for people with diabetes. The soluble fibre present in methi slows down the rate of sugar absorption into blood and also helps in production of insulin. Having said some of the benefits of methi/fenugreek, let’s move on to the recipe. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Breakfast Recipes here.

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

Friday 29 November 2013

Carrot Pachadi/Carrot Raita [Kerala Style]

Carrot Pachadi/Carrot Raita is a very traditional and authentic dish prepared during Onam Sadya in the State of Kerala-India. I have special attraction and love towards this pachadi, to start with, it is super-duper easy, very healthy packed with vitamins and minerals, beautiful colour and a perfect cooler for the hot summer days. My kids love carrots to the core, they will eat it in any form cooked or uncooked. This raita is one of their favourite carrot dishes as well. So try it friends you will surely love it. Check out beetroot raita and cucumber raita as well.

Here’s how to make Carrot Pachadi/Carrot Raita with step by step photos…

Thursday 28 November 2013

Aloo Methi Sabzi – Rajasthani Delight

Today I am posting Aloo Methi which I made a few days back. Though I have some of recipes left behind, I hardly find time to do the post. Next week we are planning to go to India after about 1 ½ years, I am all excited. I am kind of busy shopping and packing things. Anyway now moving on to the post, Aloo Methi is a Rajasthani delight. It is a very healthy, flavourful, spicy and yummy side dish which goes perfectly with rotis, rice etc.

Here’s how to make Aloo Methi Sabzi with step by step photos…

Tuesday 26 November 2013

Carrot & Tomato Kootu [No grinding]

This carrot & tomato kootu is the easiest kootu to make especially in the morning rush when you need to pack lunch. The best part of it is you don’t need to grind anything, yes I can  see lot of smiles in all of your face. I make this kootu when I am totally tired and when I don’t want to cook, but still have to cook. It is so easy, just add everything to the cooker, pressure cook it and then finally temper it. See, how easy it is? Still a very healthy and heavenly tasting kootu. Now let’s move on to the recipe.

Here’s how to make Carrot & Tomato Kootu with step by step photos…

Sunday 24 November 2013

Vegetable Stew/Vegetable Ishtu/Potato & Carrot Stew – Kerala Special/Vegetable Stew Recipe with step by step photos

Vegetable Ishtu is a traditional and authentic dish of Kerala, called as Vegetable stew in English. Ishtu/Stew is usually prepared just with potatoes or combination of vegetables. This stew is very easy to make, with mild spices and enriched with coconut milk. Ishtu is usually served as accompaniment with appam, idiappam, dosa etc for breakfast. I still remember having this stew at restaurants when I was a small girl, when we used to visit temples in Kerala. I love the creamy and the rich texture of this vegetable stew. Ok, now let’s move on to the recipe. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Breakfast Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Vegetable Stew/Vegetable Ishtu with step by step photos…

Friday 22 November 2013

Sweet Corn Pakoda

Today in Priya’s Virundhu is an easy and quick flavourful corn pakoda. The weather is really cold ,so I made crispy tea snacks for my kids and incorporate as much vegetables as possible.

Here’s how to make Corn Pakoda with step by step photos…