White turmeric or maangai ingi looks like turmeric and ginger and has a mango taste. It looks white in colour. It is one of the ancient spices of India. We generally make pickles using white turmeric. White turmeric has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties that keep you from any digestive or respiratory issues. White turmeric consists … [Read more…]
Sandwiches are preferred by kids and it is a good part snack. It is easy to prepare and assemble. I always make the sandwich using whole wheat bread, brown bread or multigrain bread as it is healthier. I have made this sandwich with simple Indian spices. We often wonder what to keep in kid’s lunchbox. … [Read more…]
If you are bored preparing the usual idly, dosa or rotis for breakfast or dinner and you want to try something different which tastes good, then Rava roti is your choice. Making rava roti is simple and it is very soft even when you pack for your lunch. This goes well with any chutney or … [Read more…]
Each and every part of plantain stem is useful and packed with lots of health benefits. Plantain stem also has lots of health benefits. It is good for people with diabetes as banana stem slows down the release of sugar and fats stored in the body’s cells. It also improves metabolism, and contains very few … [Read more…]
Idly podi or chilli powder made for idly is best accompaniment for idlies. This is always present in South Indian Kitchen. This powder is made with channa dhal, ured dhal, red chillies and salt. Idly podi is best served by mixing gingelly oil. When we travel for long distance, we can also make podi idly … [Read more…]
Methi paratha is a simple and healthy paratha made with methi leaves. We mix cleaned fenugreek leaves with wheat flour and some masalas and roll them into chapathis and make parathas. Methi has lots of health benefits. It helps in controlling blood sugar levels by regulating the absorbtion of sugar in the body. Methi leaves … [Read more…]
Paruppu podi is one of the traditional powder made with toor dhal which can be mixed with hot rice along with some ghee or gingelly oil. My mother used to make paruppu podi and keep in home. It is a simple dish which tastes awesome. It can be kept for six months and used whenever … [Read more…]
Broken wheat is obtained by milling wheat grains coarsely. As it does not go for refining, this is highly nutritious. We can find different sizes of broken wheat in the store. Large size broken wheat can be cooked and had instead of rice. And the smaller ones can be used for upma, kheer, porridge, etc.