Breakfast, Healthy, Whole wheat

Coriander / Cilantro chapathi

Bored of having same kind of chapathi? Try this so simple  but flavourful twist to enhance your chapathi/roti. No fancy ingredients. Hope you all give a try.   Ingredients Whole wheat flour – 2 cups Coriander/ Cilantro leaves – 1/4 cup finely chopped Jeera – 1 tsp Salt – as required Warm Water – as required Method Add all ingredients …

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Accompaniments, Indian, Okra

Stuffed Okra/ lady’s finger

When you want to try something different from same Okra dishes, then try this stuffed Okra. This goes well with any rice or even roti. Ingredients Okra/ lady’s finger – 8 Red chilli powder – 1 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp Salt – as required Lemon juice – 1 tsp Method Slit Okra lengthwise. …

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Accompaniments, Mango, Under 30 mins dishes

Instant mango pickle

When you like to have pickle, you can make this instant mango pickle in no time. There is no waiting time for this. You can have it immediately after making.   Ingredients Mango – 1 cup finely chopped Red Chilli powder – 1 1/2 tsp Salt – as required To temper Coconut oil – 2 tsp Mustard seeds – 1 …

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Agar Agar, Desserts, Watermelon

Water melon jelly

I love watermelon. I  can be in watermelon diet?. I just love it so much.So when I thought what fun recipe can I make with watermelon, this jelly came up on. Both jelly and watermelon are kids favourite, so how about watermelon jelly??     Ingredients Watermelon puree – 1 cup Water – 1 cup Agar agar – 2 tsp …

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Chutney, Coconut, Side dish for idli,dosa, Under 30 mins dishes

Coconut chutney with shallots

Idli and dosa are staple food in south Indian house. So we always think of different side dish to go with it. This is one of it. This is usual coconut chutney but with a twist in taste with shallots. Hope you all like this.   Ingredients Coconut – 1/4 cup Shallots – 3 or 4 Ginger – a small …

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Snacks, Under 30 mins dishes

Roasted gram dal / pottukadalai ladoo

These ladoos can be made in a jiffy. If you have surprise guests or to treat kids, this is an excellent choice. There is no doubt that  kids will love it. This is made within 10 minutes. Isn’t that great??     Ingredients Roasted gram dal/ pottu kadalai – 1/2 cup Sugar – 3 tbsn Ghee/ clarified butter –  2 …

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Breakfast, International, Whole wheat

Whole wheat banana pancakes with caramelised apple

This is a small twist in having normal pancake. I hope you all like this.   Ingredients For pancake Whole wheat flour – 1 cup Banana – 1 Brown sugar/ sugar – 3 tbsn Cinnamon powder – 1/2 tsp Nutmeg powder – 1/4 tsp Egg – 1 Milk – 1/4 cup Water – less than 1/2 cup Salt – a …

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Breakfast,accompanimentsCurries, Side dish for idli,dosa

Tiffan sambar( no dal)

This is my MIL s recipe. Before marriage for me, sambar means , only with dal . But this was new to me when I went to my husband’s home. This goes well with idli and dosa.   Ingredients Onion – 1/2 cup chopped Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Salt –  as required Curry leaves – few Coriander leaves – …

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Juice,drinks,Summerdrinkdrinks, juice

Mango juice

This is so refreshing juice with all juicy pulp of mango.   Ingredients Riped mango – 1/2 cup roughly chopped Sugar – as required Water – less than 1/4 cup Method Take all ingredients in a blender and blend till smooth. Serve chilled.     Notes If you like to bite chunks in your juice like me, then don’t blend …

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Gravy,SouthindianEgg, Side dish for idli,dosa, Side dish for roti

Egg curry with coconut

This is a mild egg curry which goes well with roti/ paratha or dosa.   Ingredients Eggs – 2 hard boiled Onion – 1/2 chopped thinly Tomato – 1 medium sized chopped Ginger garlic paste – 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder – 1 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Salt – as required Coriander leaves …

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