Chidambaram Brinjal Kothsu is a popular accompaniment for ven pongal, idly or dosa. Brinjal kothsu is prepared in Chidambaram temple along with Jeeraga samba sadam and offered to Lord Nataraja. Traditionally it is prepared by directly cooking the brinjal over the flame. Once the brinjal is cooked, the skin will be removed and mashed it … [Read more…]
Millets are nutricious, gluten free and rich in fibre and vitamins. Little millets are suitable for all age groups. Little millet also helps to reduce weight. You can eat it as a rice replacement. It is rich in minerals such as potassium, zinc, iron and calcium. It is also packed with the health benefits of … [Read more…]
We make different types of idly podi. Idly podi is an accompaniment to idlies or dosa. This garlic idly podi is a flavourful and tasty podi which needs some patience to make. We need to peel garlic and crush them and roast them and grind with some other roasted spices. Care should be taken not … [Read more…]
Besan Cheela is a simple North Indian dish which is eaten with cutney or just tea or coffee. This is a protein rich breakfast recipe which looks like dosa. Besan cheela is easy to make and is made with gram flour and some spices and herbs. I have added chopped onions and tomatoes in besan … [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…]
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.
Parathas are important North Indian dish which we can make as plain, stuffed with onion, Cauliflower, Paneer, Cheese, etc. It is wholesome and filling. Stuffing the parathas with cheese, onion, coriander leaves and some spices gives the paratha a wonderful taste which is difficult to resist. This paratha tastes good when we eat them as … [Read more…]