Apr 28, 2013

CHICKPEAS TIKKI

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 Chickpeas Tikki is a healthy starter. Chickpeas also known as garbanzo beans, belong to the legume family along with lentils provides good source of protien. It also reduces risk of heart disease and helps in weight loss.

Apr 25, 2013

THATTA PAYIR KULAMBU

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   In chettinad Thatta payir (Cow Peas) will  surely be in their store room. In olden days they used to preserve sun dried Vathal,Vadagams when it is cheap. Some may prepare this Thatta payir Kulambu with Keerai thandu or Mavathal (Sun dried Mango).

Apr 23, 2013

MOONG DHAL RICE

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      This recipe sounds like Ven pongal but the taste will be different. When you get bored of your regular menu try this once. The preparation time is less than 15 mins.

Apr 21, 2013

VADA CURRY

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       I tasted Vada Curry only once in my life time. But I have watched its preparation in many Cookery shows. Each one follows their own way.Everyone deep fries the Vada, but I thought of steaming the Vada.. 

Apr 18, 2013

ARISI PARUPPU SADAM

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       Arisi Paruppu Sadam is a famous Kongu cusine. I saw this recipe in a cookery show. It can be prepared immediately since there is no chopping of vegetables. The best side dish for this recipe is Potato Chips/Appalam.

Apr 16, 2013

CAULIFLOWER KOOTU

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                   When I heard about " Cauliflower Kootu" ,I wondered how will be the taste of Cauliflower in Kootu. Since I love to have cauliflower in any form, I tried this immediately. 

Apr 15, 2013

Apr 11, 2013

KANCHEEPURAM IDLY

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       When you get bored of having Idly,try this Kancheepuram Idly. Dry ginger is the main ingredient for this Idly. Coarsely grounded Pepper with Cumin seeds gives a wonderful aroma to this Idly.

Apr 9, 2013

MUSK MELON JUICE

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        This is a refreshing summer drink. When I tasted Musk melon , I felt the taste was good to eat as such. Then when I purchased for the second time I thought of preparing Juice.

Apr 8, 2013

RAVA PONGAL


      This is the first time I am trying & tasting Rava Pongal. When you get bored of Rava Upma,Rava Kichadi try this Rava Pongal.

Apr 6, 2013

MASALA UTHAPPAM

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             Masala Uthappam is  a  twist from the normal Onion Uthappam. The ingredients used are the simple ones available in your pantry. Though it is a simple Masala uthappam the aroma of Capsicum & Aloo tastes good.

Apr 2, 2013

BREAD CROUTONS

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       You can have this Bread Croutons as a guilt free snack. It will be very crispy. You can also top it in Soups. It is very easy to prepare. The left over bread can be used to prepare this snack.