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…]
Spring onions tastes well and also very healthy for our body. We can eat both the white bulb and the green leaf. Spring onions are an excellent source of vitamin C and calcium. They are also a good source of dietary fibre and vitamins A and B6, thiamine, folate and minerals (potassium, copper, chromium, manganese, … [Read more…]
Paneer Do Pyaza is a Mughalai dish in which lot of onions are used. The meaning of Do Pyaza is double the onions or the onions are used twice at two different stages of cooking. This is a rich and tasty paneer dish which can be had with rotis and rice. Try this resstaurant style … [Read more…]
Masoor Dhal or red lentils is one of the healthiest lentils. Masoor dhal is a good source of protein, essential amino acids, potassium, iron, fiber and vitamin B1. It also helps to lower cholesterol and control diabetes. A bowl of masoor dal can fulfil the nutritional and dietary requirements of an entire meal.
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…]
Yesterday I was thinking what to keep for my son’s lunch box. My son is a choosy eater and it is tough to satisfy him. As I was thinking I got an idea of making Rajma Masala. Rajma masala is a Punjabi dish. Rajma masala is prepared with soaked kidney beans which is cooked with … [Read more…]