Foxtail millet ( Thinai) balls

Millets are good carbs, high in fibre, low in glucose and helps in digestion as well. Millets can be cooked quickly and digested easily. I have used foxtail millet and roasted bengal gram which makes a very good combination for this sweet ball. This is a very snack, can be made in no time. Palm…

Nankhatai (gluten free )

Cookies are a must in our house. For mid morning and evening tea time , kids need something to munch . So I bake cookies on regular basis. Cookies made at home are buttery, so delicious, melts in mouth and healthy as well. I just love experimenting cookies and cakes with different ingredients. Nankhatai is…

Carrot bundt cake (gluten free /eggfree /sugarfree )

Gluten free cakes are healthy version of cakes. These cakes are baked without maida or wheat . Here, I have used gluten free flours like bajra and ragi . Flax seed powder acts as a substitute for egg and carrots added for additional nutrients. I tried this cake with coconut sugar and it tasted like…

Arachuvitta Nattu kozhi kolambu

The country style curries involve roasting and blending the masalas fresh thereby making the gravy so spicy and authentic . They might look complicated at once, but when you go on to explore this cuisine, you will realise the dish is simple and easy to make . Here is one such delicacy prepared using country…

Sundakkai ( Turkeyberry) Kara kolambu

Kara kolambu is a traditional dish which is made with thick tamarind pulp and indian spices. It is served as sidedish for rice in all weddings and other functions. Kara kolambu can also be made using ladies finger, garlic, bitterguard, brinjal and sunberry( manathakali). Usually this is accompanied by papad and is loved by all…

Barnyard millet kitchadi

Kitchadi is a south indian dish which is usually prepared using rawa or vermicelli . My kitchadi is a combination of barnyard millet (kuthiraivali) and moong dhal . I make sure every meal has protein in it. Millets are packed with fibres and nutrients whereas, moong dhal is loaded with proteins. Added veggies make the…

Muruku (chakli)

Snacks are a must in all homes . Be it kids or adults everybody love snacking. Mid morning or evening tea-time, muruku plays a very important role in it. With a hot cup of tea or coffee or milk, muruku goes well with anything. During festive season like Diwali, we make different type of sweets…