Category Archives: HEALTHYRECIPES

dill leaves paratha /soy keerai (Sadakuppai) paratha recipe

dill leaves paratha /soy keerai (Sadakuppai) paratha recipe

dill leaves paratha /soy keerai (Sadakuppai) paratha recipeDill leaves look like grassy ferns that has a strong sweet-scented leafy greens. This special fragrance makes it very unique from other leafy vegetables.Usually they make vadai with this dill leaves.Here they generally call it as soyi keerai ,in Hindi its savaa and Kannada its sabbasige soppu. This dill leaves paratha is an excellent dish that is very fragrant and goes great with any raita. Continue reading

siru keerai kulambu /Keerai sambar/keeraiKuzhambu with dal

siru keerai kulambu /Keerai sambar/Keerai Kuzhambu with dal

siru keerai kulambu /Keerai sambarsiru keerai kulambu /Keerai sambar/kuzhambu is a simple sambar for rice that is very easy to make and the taste is so comforting.The speciality is that it needs no onion,tomato or even coconut.The flavour comes all from fenugreek,chillies and hing. I used to do keerai sambar with onions and tomatoes but this one has become my personal favourite nowadays.Its a brahmin style kuzhambu and Continue reading

diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhu

diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhu

diwali legiyam recipe /diwali marundhu /deepavali marundhuAlthough sweets,savouries and crackers are the special part of diwali the most special inevitable one is the “Diwali marundhu”. Usually as a child our mothers would wake us at early hours of Diwali morning. As a child so much of expectations and excitement will always be there to burst crackers and to wear new dresses.Its customary in most of the houses to simply apply gingelly oil alone before having head bath.At some homes they do add cumin,small onion,omam even pepper to heat up Continue reading

pavakkai puli kuzhambu recipe (bittergourd kulambu without coconut)

pavakkai puli kuzhambu recipe (bittergourd kulambu without coconut)

pavakkai puli kuzhambu recipe (kulambu without coconut)Lot of us have an aversion to this bitter-gourd but its all the mind game.If we only think of its wide health benefits and start using it,then you will start enjoying this bitterness relaxedly  without any inhibition.Me too was very reluctant during earlier days, but now I can have any thing bitter in any form.Its one the top most diabetic friendly vegetable with lowest calorie content.Simply mix some salt to the “cut bitter gourd” and leave for sometime. Continue reading

pachai mochai payaru kuzhambu /mochaikottai(freshfield beans)

pachai mochai payaru kuzhambu /mochaikottai(freshfield beans)

pachai mochai payaru kuzhambu /mochaikottaiIt’s a very special customary Kuzhambu at our home and it becomes quite seasonal too.As its seasonal those days in our houses they would buy it in kgs ,coat it with red soil and dry out in sun.When its ready they will store and use it for months.When needed the soil will be washed,soaked and cooked.This method will be with skin and its used for making varies gravies and kootu.But pachai mochai payaru kuzhambu Continue reading