It is an old adage – ‘we are what we eat’. Our entire health and in turn our entire life is dependent on our food choices. However, saying so, it is true that eating healthy and involving in a decent amount of physical activity can keep us active and healthy all throughout our life. But, … [Read more…]
Pasi paruppu sambar or Moong dhal sambar is simple sambar and is good for health. We make this sambar often and this goes well with idly, doasa and pongal. This is also very light on stomach. This sambar is given when one is pregnant as it gives essential nutrition. Moong dhal is rich source of … [Read more…]
Snake Gourd helps to prevent respiratory problems, relieving acidity, fighting free radicals, treating liver problems, eliminating toxins, treating arterial disorders and treating diabetes. It also helps to prevent scalp disorders, treating high fever, supplying the body with low calorie nutrients and enhancing the skin.
We always have stock of puffed rice at home. We generally eat as it is or make snacks out of it by frying with some spices. But when we went to my son’s friend house, there they gave this upma. My son like it a lot. So I asked his friend’s mother the recipe and … [Read more…]
Elephant Yam is one vegetable which we can keep for long and use. Elephant yam is rich in protein and so it is very good for our health. Elephant yam also reduces bad cholesterol and helps to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer. Elephant Yams are full of great fiber which make one feel full … [Read more…]
This new year try this traditional Tamilnadu Sweet which is made from roasted gram. Malaadu is a traditional sweet which we can prepared in a jiffy. For making malaadu, we grind the fried gram nicely in a mixer and add powdered sugar and again roast in ghee and when hot we make the ladoos. This … [Read more…]
Chow chow kurma is one of the tasty side dish that goes well with chapathi or dosa. Chow chow is also called as Chayote is rich in water content. Chayote contains no cholesterol and unhealthy fats, and is usually recommended for controlling bad cholesterol levels and promoting healthy weight. Chayote is also rich in dietary … [Read more…]
Do you have lots of cucumber at home? Are you bored of making same old recipes with cucumber? Have you heard of cucumber dosa? Cucumber dosa is North Karnataka recipe. Traditionally, cucumber dosa is made by soaking rice and then grinding with cucumber. There is no need of fermenting to make this dosa. You can … [Read more…]