Making waffles at home is fun for Sid, he likes to watch as well help me with the preparation. This will be the first pick on a sunday morning and here is simple recipe for basic waffle which turns out great every time i make. Use some creativity.. throw in chopped nuts, add in vanilla flavor or a pinch of…
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.
Its a famous Gujarati recipe.
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 the proportion to 1:1 once you…
This chutney requires little time to be made, goes well with idli and dosa.
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.
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….
Dosai with Bottle gourd ?? sounds crazy isn't it? Well, its rich in fibre, low in saturated fat and cholesterol! these are the 3 things which pave way to good health and weight loss. Then, why not include in all possible ways. Though we normally use this in curries and gravies… including in dosai was pretty daunting to me. But my aunt from whom I learned this recipe guaranteed good results and it did.
Ragi is also known as millet, nachni, sollu, or sattemavu which is full of proteins and helps in digesting as it has high content of calcium and some rare nutrients such as methionine . Raagi Flour also known as kurakkan flour is used to make rotis, dosa, porridge and other food products.
Ragi (finger millet) a excellent source of proteins, good for diabetic peoples..pediatricians recommend ragi food for infants of six months and over because of its high nutritional content, especially calcium.Finger millet can be ground and cooked into cakes, puddings or porridge..My mom used to prepare them as idlies n they tastes awesome, i never tried them here..tried sterday for dinner n its turns soo good..wish to share with u all..here we go..
Finger millet Idli/Kezhvaragu Idli