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Accompaniments, Indian, Kovaika/ Ivy gourd

Crispy Kovaika / Ivy gourd fry

Hi friends, hope everyone had a great Father’s day celebration. I come today with a Crispy Kovaika / Ivy gourd fry.This recipe is so simple that only time it takes is to cut the veggies. Kovaika / Ivy gourd is a humble vegetable. I am not sure how many know the health benefits of this vegetable. This is rich in …

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Accompaniments, Ginger, Indian, Side dish for idli,dosa, Under 30 mins dishes

Kadala Paruppu / Channa Dal Chutney

Cutneys are an unavoidable accompaniment in a South Indian households. There are lots of varieties of chutneys I have in this space.Today we are going to see Kadala Paruppu / Channa Dal Chutney. As you all know Dals or pulses are rich in proteins. Adding those in our regular diet is good to have balanced diet along rice and other …

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Accompaniments, International, Jelly, Mango

Easy Homemade Mango Jam (No Preservatives)

Is the Mango season came to an end? Am I lagging in posting this post? Hmmm, that doesn’t matter when it comes to a yummy dish. Right? Do you want to preserve your favorite mango, so you can enjoy even when the season goes off? Then try this easy homemade mango jam. So you can enjoy the taste of mango …

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Accompaniments, Coconut, Dal, Garlic, Indian, Lunch, Pudalangai, Snake gourd

Classic South Indian Pudalangai kootu / Snake gourd in Coconut paste

Hi Friends, are you waiting for another Smoothie recipe? I’m sorry for disappointing you. But this time I’m here with another yummy dish. This is a classic South Indian Pudalangai Kootu recipe.When you go tot any restaurant or Wedding in South India ,you will never miss any kind of kootu recipe. This is one of the various  variety of kootu. …

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Accompaniments, Beans, Carrot, Cauliflower, Garlic, Ginger, Onion, Potato

Healthy Mixed veggies stir fry

Hi friends, I know what you think now. “Where is she been all these days?”. Right. I would say this year 2017 has seen a lot of moving in our side. First, we moved from California to Kentucky. Then I moved my site to self hosted. Now again we moved from Kentucky to Texas ?. Yes we moved just last …

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Accompaniments, Coconut, Indian, Lunch, Uncategorized, Under 30 mins dishes

Coconut thuvayal /Chutney

This is a humble, simple coconut thuvayal. Coconut thuvayal along with some hot rice in a cold weather is heaven.( Those who haven’t tried, should give a try)?.   Ingredients Coconut – 1/2 cup grated Channa dal – 2 tbsn Urad dal – 1 tbsn Dry red chilies – 2 or 3 Garlic pod – 1 Asafoetida – a generous …

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Accompaniments, Coconut, Healthy, Indian, Kollu, Lunch, Uncategorized

Horsegram stir fry/ Kollu sundal

In this cold weather, body needs something to keep warm. Horsegram is one legume which have many medicinal value. It gives warmth to our body. It is widely used in South Indian cuisine. Here I give you a so simple stir fry, which you can have as an accompaniment for rice or as a snack like I do?. Ingredients  Kollu …

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Accompaniments, Garlic, Indian, Side dish for idli,dosa, Uncategorized

Garlic chutney / Dip

Garlic is one ingredient which have many medicinal value. It is added a lot in post partum diet. It have anti inflammatory property. It controls the fatty cells in our body. So adding garlic in our daily diet is a way of being healthy. Here I give you a chutney recipe using garlic. Those who don’t like garlic too will …

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Accompaniments, Broccoli, Carrot, Cauliflower, Healthy, Uncategorized, Under 30 mins dishes

Sauteed veggie bowl

My husband got love for these veggies bowl recently. It’s very healthy, filling. You can substitute any one meal with this veggie bowl if you are healthy freak. This is so simple, can be made within few minutes. Hope you all give a try. Ingredients Mix veggies – 1 1/2 cup chopped to bite chunks Salt – as required Pepper …

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Accompaniments, Brinjal, Indian, Uncategorized

Brinjal fry

I’m back after long break?..my blog hasn’t been seen such long break from started.( I think?). As my In laws are here,we had some unscheduled plans, outings ,I couldn’t blog regularly. But I appreciate all my valuable readers for giving continuous support??. Coming to today’s recipe, it’s a simple, easy yet yummy brinjal fry. My husband is not too fond …

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