Ven Pongal is one of the breakfast item from South India, mainly popular in Tamil Nadu, prepared during Pongal Festival and also served as a special dish on auspicious occasions like wedding ceremonies. Fresh curry leaves and Ghee is a must for this dish.
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Its a famous Gujarati recipe. . . . → Read More: Instant Dhokla
Quinoa pronounced as Keen-wa /Kin-wa is grain like seed which is packed with nutrition. I’ve been trying to incorporate this in our Indian cooking and found Idlis are the best way to introduce this new grain. Its quite mild when made this way and doesn’t interfere much with the taste. You can gradually adjust . . . → Read More: Quinoa Idli and Dosai
Puttu, is a popular breakfast dish in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Traditionally ground rice is layered with coconut and steamed in special cylinders or sometimes steamed in banana leaves to make this delicious puttu. Things have got more easy now-a-days, with ready made roasted rice flours flocking the stores, you can make variety of . . . → Read More: Red Rice Puttu
Simple healthy breakfast with loads of colourful vegetables. Regular oats with milk can be very boring sometimes, that too when you are in a big crave for spicy start. This version of oats upma could be one good recipe for those days, little lengthy procedure but is a one pot complete meal. Very . . . → Read More: Vegetable Oats Upma
A huge pack of Idli rava was sleeping in my pantry.., guess it might be the same with many of you too. I couldn't think of anything productive other than turning them to Hotel Idlis. Well, home made idlis with regular idli rice are whiter, spongy and soft. Whereas these Rava idlis…when steamed turn out to be slightly yellowish, soft but bulgy. They turn out to be like the ones which we get in restaurants. Mostly these are kind of staple in many telugu households but to us or atleast me they remind me of hotel idlis.
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A wonderful recipe for breakfast! Kids will love them!! . . . → Read More: Garlic bread
The infuriating thing about cooking is that sometimes you cook more than you need because you never know exactly how to allocate for each person and this gets worse if you have guests. We get overwhelmed with thoughts of running out of food and end up making more. So, definitely bound to have leftovers. And if there's any king of all leftovers, then it would be none other than Idlis…. . . . → Read More: Masala Idli
This Andhra style thokku is hot in taste and yummy. Usually in tamilnadu we prepare thokku with onion. This method is only with tomatoes.
Thakkali thokku/ Tomato thokku/ Thakali thokku/ Tomato pickle/ Thakkali oorukkai
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A spicy vegetable samba rava upma, very healthy suitable for evening snack, goes well with ketchup or yogurt. you can also try this with white rava. . . . → Read More: Samba rava upma