Monthly Archives February 2015

Godhuma Rava Sambar Sadham

February 26, 2015 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBreakfast/DinnerLunch Box Menu  10 comments

Godhuma Rava is nothing but cracked wheat. Its also known as wheat rava or dalia. We love Godhuma Rava as it is low in fat and at the same time very filling too. This Godhuma Rava Sambar Sadham is an easy one pot meal loaded with veggies. U can make this for lunch, dinner or even breakfast. Spiced with homemade sambar powder this is defintely a flavourful and yummy meal.

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Onion Chutney – Vengaya Chutney

February 23, 2015 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  8 comments

Onion Chutney is a simple and spicy chutney for Idli/Dosa. This is yet another no-coconut chutney that can be made in a jiffy. This is a comfy chutney to make as onions are always available in my pantry.  I love to have this with idlis. It tastes best when made with sambar onions/shallots. I have used a combo of sambar onions and normal onions here!! ( Actually what I had in hand)

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Jeera Aloo – Cumin Roasted Potato

February 19, 2015 Dry SabjiPotato Recipes  12 comments

Jeera Aloo is a simple yet mouth-watering side dish with potatoes spiced with cumin seeds and freshly ground curry powder. It gives a magical taste to it. Potato is our favourite, its almost everybody’s favourite. We love potato in any form, be it a dry sabzi like Baby Potato Fry or a gravy like Dum Aloo. This Jeera Aloo goes well with roti or rice. I enjoy eating it with bread too.


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Godhuma Dosai – Instant Wheat Dosai

February 16, 2015 Breakfast/DinnerDosa Corner  4 comments

Godhuma Dosai is an easy and instant dosa variety made with wheat flour. This does not require any soaking or grinding/fermenting unlike the normal dosa. Its a low calorie recipe and perfect for those lazy days. I usually end up making this godhuma dosai when I really run out of dinner ideas. It tastes good with any spicy chutney or even idli milagai podi.

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Choc Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting

February 10, 2015 Baked GoodiesCakes/MuffinsChristmas Recipes  12 comments

Cupcakes are ideal for any parties or celebrations  This Choc Cupcake is very moist and spongy. Making cream cheese frosting had been in my to-do list since a very long time. I tried this combo of Choc Cupcake with Cream Cheese Frosting and it was a super-hit at home  Click here if u want to frost your cupcake with Butter Cream Frosting.

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Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu – Lentil Balls in Tamarind Gravy

February 8, 2015 Kuzhambu/Rasam Varieties  12 comments

Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu is a traditional recipe of Tamil Nadu. Its a lip-smacking kuzhambu  prepared by cooking lentil balls in tamarind gravy. Lentil balls are steamed and then added to the kuzhambu. Alternatively it can be added directly to the kuzhambu without steaming. It serves well with rice, idli, dosa or even chapathi.

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Bread Cutlet – Cutlet Recipe

February 4, 2015 Bread RecipesHoli RecipesSnacks / Starters  13 comments

I love cutlets, be it with mixed vegetables or just with potato. Wanted to try something different and made this Bread Cutlet. The actual reason was I had some left-over bread that was about to expire 😉 I did make good use of them and it was a super hit 🙂 This bread cutlet was crispy outside and soft inside. Additionally to look attractive I made them in  shapes specially for Valentines Day  

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Baby Corn Pepper Fry

February 1, 2015 Dry Sabji  3 comments

Baby Corn is Chotu’s favourite veggie. He will be the first person to pick a pack of baby corn when we go shopping. Though he loves baby corn fingers, he liked this Baby Corn Pepper Fry too. I try and use pepper in most of my dishes, as it is essential for the cold weather in which we live. This baby corn pepper fry is an easy stir fry that goes well with roti or rice.

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