Airfried Masala Peanuts
Category: Baking, Fasting Recipes, Festive Recipes, Healthy Cooking, Snack, Summer Recipes, Traditional
Masala Peanuts are very addictive snacks. It is a very flavorful snack and this can be made very healthy by airfrying the masala peanuts instead of deep frying. The ingredients are very easily available and you need only a few teaspoons of oil to make this delicious and healthy snack. Peanuts are high in protein...
Beetroot- Oats Cutlets
Category: Dinner, Festive Recipes, Healthy Cooking, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine: North Indian
Cooking Method: Mixing, Pressure Cooking, Shallow Frying
Beetroot is one vegetable that is rich in folate, and fibre. They have a variety of health benefits improved blood flow and maintaining the blood pressure. Oats is a whole grain that is rich in fibre. Fibre rich foods always keep you full for a long time and they are easily digestible. I paired Oats...
Category: Breakfast, Festive Recipes, Healthy Cooking, Traditional
Puttu is one of the very famous breakfast recipes. It is very famous among malayalis and made with a variety of grains. Puttu can be made with rice, red rice, ragi , and wheat flour. I tried making puttu with oats flour. It is very easy to prepare and stays soft for a longer time....
Ashgourd Puli kootu
Category: Fasting Recipes, Festive Recipes, Healthy Cooking, Lunch, Traditional
Cooking Method: Boiling, Grinding, Pressure Cooking, Soaking, Tempering
Poosanikkai / White pumpkin / Ashgourd is a vegetable rich in water content. It is usually tasteless and very commonly used in sambar, mor kulambu , kootu. Ash gourd kootu is also made, but many do not like it. If you are one of that kind, then this puli kootu is a must try....
Coconut Makhana Ladoo
Category: Fasting Recipes, Festive Recipes, Healthy Cooking, Sweets, Traditional
Cuisine: North Indian
Whether its fasting or festivals, sweets play an important role in them. However there are few restrictions in making sweets when preparing ladoo. How about a ladoo that can be prepared in a jiffy with very few ingredients in under 15 mins? I made this delicious ladoo with coconut and phool makhana/ fox nuts that...
Category: Healthy Cooking, Lunch, Traditional
Pudhina/ Mint is a flavorful herb used in many cuisines. It is used in main dishes, gravies, salads, soups, as garnishing. Today i made this very flavorful pudhina thogayal . This thogayal is very appetizing with the bright color and its taste. You can enjoy this thogayal with idli and dosas. This can also be...
Category: Festive Recipes, Healthy Cooking, Lunch, Traditional
Gummidikaya Pulusu or Dappalam as it is locally called is made with yellow pumpkin on a tangy tamarind broth. This is similar to the kulambu variety made without dal. The pulusu is generally not very thick as sambar or pappu. This dappalam is made generally made with country vegetables like drumsticks, sweet potato, yellow pumpkin....
Cranberry Garlic Pickle
Category: Lunch, Summer Recipes, Traditional
Cranberry is a super fruit that is very commonly used during holiday seasons. It is made as a chutney or relish for Thanks giving Dinner. The fresh cranberry fruit is available very commonly in grocery stores. It is rich in nutrients and anti oxidants making it a super fruit. During off-season, it is available in...
Category: Festive Recipes, Snack, Traditional
Cooking Method: Deep Frying, Grinding, Mixing, Soaking
Masal Vadai is made with dal and spices. It is very crispy and crunchy outside and soft inside. The Masal vadai is so flavorful with a burst of spices in every single bite. Though it is a very simple recipe, a lot of techniques need to be followed. It is important to get the texture...
Tindli Bhaat/ Tindora Bhaat
Category: Dinner, Festive Recipes, Healthy Cooking, Lunch, Traditional
One pot meals are always quick to make on busy week days. It will be an added benefit if it is nutritious with lots of vegetables. While Pulav and south- Indian variety rice comes in handy, I love exploring various cuisines. One such is this Maharashtrian cuisine which has close flavors and ingredients that are...