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Curries,VegetarianCurries, Indian, Side dish for idli,dosa

Drumstick sambar (no coconut)

I learnt  this method of making sambar from my good friend Sara. When we had guest for lunch, Sara told me to try this and it was highly appreciated by our guest. Ingredients for this is as same as any sambar but only the method differs. You try this and definitely see the change in taste.   Ingredients Toor dal …

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Egg,Sidedish,AccompanimentAccompaniments, Egg, Indian, Side dish for roti

Cauliflower egg keema

This is a  side dish for chapathi/ roti or can have as a side dish for rice. I saw this in a TV show years back. From then I often make this and it’s one of our favourite dish. Please don’t get mislead by the name ‘keema’ , this dish has no meat in it. I just called it ‘keema’ …

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Breakfast,Wholewheat,PancakeBreakfast, Healthy, International, Whole wheat

Whole wheat banana coconut pancake

I tried this for breakfast and it turned out great. Kids loved it. This is a melt in mouth pancake where coconut crunch will surprise you in every bite?. Top it with your favourite syrup… enjoy?.   Ingredients Whole wheat flour – 1 cup Banana – 2 Grated Coconut – 1/4 cup (fresh or frozen) Brown sugar/ sugar – 3 …

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Accompaniments,Indian,SidedishAccompaniments, Beans, Indian

Potato beans stir fry/ poriyal

Usually I make carrot beans stir fry, but this potato and beans combination was introduced to me by my good friend Surya. It tasted really good, so I tried it. Hope you also will give it a try. Ingredients Potato – 1 chopped Beans – 1/2 cup chopped Onion – 1/4 cup chopped Coconut – 2 to 3 tbsn Turmeric …

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Desserts, Ice cream, Strawberry

No churn jam swirl strawberry ice cream

As this is summer, thought of treating kids with ice cream. With some strawberries on hand, l made this no churn jam swirl strawberry ice cream. It came out so nice. Kids loved it. Hope you also give a try.   Those red juicy strawberries are so irresistible.? Ingredients Strawberry – 1 1/2 cup chopped Heavy whipping cream – 2 …

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Milkshakes,Drinks,Summerdrinksdrinks, Under 30 mins dishes

Frozen banana milkshake

When life gives you overripe bananas, do not throw it, just freeze it and make this yummy milkshake.Kids will love it when you top it up with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Ingredients Frozen banana – 1 chopped Milk – 1/2 cup Sugar / honey – as required Method Take all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Serve …

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Porridge,Healthy,BreakfastBreakfast, Healthy, Indian

Ragi/ Finger millet sweet porridge

This can be a healthy breakfast for elders and kids. If giving for infants avoid coconut as it may cause choke in them. Ingredients Ragi flour – 3 tbsn Milk – 1/4 cup Water – 1/2 cup Jaggery/ brown sugar – as required Coconut – 1/4 cup Ghee/ melted butter – 1 or 2 tspn Method Take ragi flour, milk, …

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Drinks,Juices,Indiandrinks, juice, juices, Under 30 mins dishes

Mango lassi/ Mango yogurt smoothie

This is one of my kids favourite. Whenever we go to a restaurant they first ask for mango lassi. So I made it in home when we got some mangoes. Ingredients Mango – 1  riped Thick Yogurt – 1/4 cup Water – less than 1/4 cup Sugar – as needed Method Peel off the skin of mango and cut into …

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Accompaniments,sidedish,Indian,VegetarianAccompaniments, Indian, Under 30 mins dishes

Potato fry

This is my mom’s recipe.She used to give this in my school lunch. This can be prepared within 10mins.I am sure kids will love this. Ingredients Potato – 1 Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder – 1 or 2 tsp Salt – as required Oil – to deep fry Method Peel off the skin of potato. Cut into …

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Nonveg,Sidedish,fryAccompaniments, Non veg

Simple fish fry

This is a simple fish fry but it tastes good. The addition of shallots gives a nice taste to this. Ingredients Fish – 4 fish fillets( I used tilapia) Shallots – 4 or 5 Ginger garlic paste – 1 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder – 2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1 tsp Coriander powder – 3 tsp Salt – as …

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