Medhu Vadai – Ulundu Vadai- How to make Medhu Vadai

January 18, 2014 Diwali SnacksKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialPillayar Chathurthi RecipesPongal RecipesSnacks / StartersTamil New Year Recipes  3 comments

Medhu Vadai – Ulundu Vadai is a traditional South Indian favourite recipe. A festive menu in South India definitely includes Medhu Vadai & payasam. It is crispy outside & soft inside. It not only goes well with a lunch menu but also with idli, pongal..

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Pizza Sauce – Pasta Sauce – How to make Pizza Sauce

January 16, 2014 Dips/SaucePasta / Pizza Recipes  No comments

This homemade tomato based sauce can be used for Pizza or Pasta. I am a big fan of pasta. So thought of trying this Pasta sauce instead of the store bought ones or the normal tomato sauce. It did taste much better than the readymade ones. Its healthy too.. I mostly end up making pasta with this sauce than pizza. Do check my white sauce recipe HERE if u are a fan of it.

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Cream of Tomato Soup – Tomato Soup

January 13, 2014 Kids BaySoups  No comments

Cream of Tomato Soup is the most popular of all the soups. It is so easy to make and with a few key ingredients u can get that restaurant taste Cream of Tomato Soup. Chotu just loved it. Though our family is not a big fan of soup varieties, tomato soup and this roasted bell pepper soup are our favourites.

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Kadai Paneer – How to make Kadai Paneer

January 11, 2014 Dals/GraviesPaneer Dishes  2 comments

Kadai Paneer is a popular paneer dish. Its the most easiest of all paneer dishes. It pairs well with roti & pulao varieties. Kadai Paneer can be made as a dry or gravy version as per your preference.

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Kaddu ki Sabji – How to make Kaddu ki Sabzi

January 6, 2014 Bachelor Friendly RecipesDry SabjiKootu / Poriyal VarietiesNO Onion NO Garlic  No comments

Kaddu ki Sabji /Kaddu ki Sabzi is a super quick sabzi variety that goes well with roti, poori & rice.Once u have peeled & chopped pumpkin the sabzi gets ready in less than 15-20 mins. This is a mild sabji variety without much masala in it. When it comes to pumpkin, all that comes to my mind is this sabji or Pumpkin Soup. Check soup recipe HERE

Pumpkin seeds are very healthy. U can sun dry them and have it as is or roast with salt and have it. They taste yumm!

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Dal Khichdi – How to make Dal Khichdi

January 3, 2014 Bachelor Friendly RecipesRice Varieties  One comment

Dal Khichdi is a simple one pot meal that can be made in a jiffy. It is a combination of rice and green moong dal along with spices in onion tomato gravy. This is yet another easy to make recipe for working women and bachelors. Do try my Moong Dal Khichdi recipe too.

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Aval Upma – Poha Upma – Breakfast Recipes

December 31, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBreakfast/Dinner  No comments

Aval Upma or Poha Upma is an easy breakfast/dinner recipe. It can be served as an evening snack too. Its a quick last minute recipe that comes to your rescue, when you are busy with other things and dont want to spend much time in the kitchen. Do try my puliyodharai style Puli Aval recipe HERE

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Bhindi Crisps – Kids Snacks Recipes

December 28, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesHoli RecipesKids BayNO Onion NO GarlicSnacks / Starters  3 comments

Bhindi Crisps as the name itself implies is a crunchy crisp made with bhindi/lady’s fingers. Its an easy snack/starter recipe. This also goes well with rice. ย Do u have fussy kids at home? Then this is the perfect way to disguise the veggie and serve it to them ๐Ÿ™‚ Am sure they will love it! Do try my other snacks recipes HERE

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Poondu Kuzhambu – Kuzhambu Varieties

December 26, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesKuzhambu Varieties  No comments

This poondu kuzhambu is an all time favourite in my family. There are many versions of poondu kuzhambu and this is an easy one without coconut or any grinding. This stores well making it an ideal recipe for bachelors and working women.(See tips) Do try my Puzhi Kuzhambu recipe too.

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Eggless Vanilla Cupcake – Baking Recipes

December 25, 2013 Baked GoodiesCakes/MuffinsChristmas RecipesKids Bay  4 comments

This Eggless Vanilla Cupcake has a story behind.. Read on.. Before that Merry X-Mas to all of you ๐Ÿ™‚ Honestly I had no plans of baking this Christmas. Suddenly my little one demanded a cupcake that too with butter cream frosting and decorations. This was no easy a task for me & am not an expert in baking… But still Chotu insisted – “Let’s make it mom”. He brought the courage & confidence in me to try it in the last minute.He helped me a lot and yes – It was a success ๐Ÿ™‚ Do check my Eggless Chocolate Cupcake recipe too.

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