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sol kadhi recipe with coconut milk /kokum drink

sol kadhi recipe with coconut milk /kokum drink

sol kadhi recipe with coconut milk /kokum drinkLike Tamarind this kokum is also a natural souring agent but with attractive bright reddish colour.Its a souring agent that can be commonly used in curries ,dals and many other dishes.This sol kadhi recipe with coconut milk is very refreshing during summer as kokum by itself is a natural coolant. When combined with coconut milk it gives a very rejuvenated feel to our body. The availability of kokum here in Tamilnadu Continue reading

how to prepare aval upma /poha/beaten/flatted rice upma

how to prepare aval upma /poha/beaten/flatted rice upma

aval upma /poha/beaten/flatted rice upmaHaving same type of breakfast or dinner will always be monotonous.I personally really hate such reputations frequently.This aval upma is yet another easy dinner diet I would say rather than a breakfast.Somehow I really don’t know how to explain but It suits well as a comforting night dinner for my family. Even it can be a very light diet to take it as an evening snack.My mil used to add more onions for this which is crucial for this recipe(how to prepare aval upma). Continue reading

masala corn snack recipe /spicy/easy sweetcorn

masala corn snack recipe /spicy/easy sweetcorn

masala corn snack recipeIam too tempted to post this masala corn snack recipe cause it is very close to my heart kind of comfort food though it may sound simple.Sweetcorn have become a versatile ingredient that can be incorporated in any Indian type of cooking. Kids like corn for its sweet, juicy and beautiful crunchy texture.Every nook and corner of the road here has a small stall selling these masala corn snack recipe piping hot with whole lot of different flavors.My children love to have  it as chilly masala corn than chat masala flavored one. Continue reading

how to make health mix at home /sathumavu kanji powder

how to make health mix at home /sathumavu kanji powder

how to make health mix at home /sathumaavu kanji powderHealthy wealthy food is our basic need in our day today life without any age barrier.Most of the time we mothers are unable to tackle their food preferences.Having sathu maavu at home is the best option.Its better to know how to make health mix at home than buying it from stores.Some two years back I was discussing about this sathumavu powder with my friend Priya who makes it often.She gave a very long list of ingredients about 33 items but she said she does not make Continue reading

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdiThis gujarati sweet sukhadi is an honest straight forward dish with no complicated procedures and proves to be a best authentic sweet with no compromise.As in most of the gujarati sweets jaggery is given more importance because jaggery has a special character to balance the heat of the body keeping it warm.The ingredients used in each region is purely influenced by the climate of that area.While selecting jaggery it should be dark coloured one and that is the good one compared to golden hard jaggery. Continue reading