Red Amaranth Kootu

Generally kootu is a nutrient packed dish with the mixture of dhal and veggies or greens. This kootu involves moong dhal , amaranth stems and leaves. How can I ignore without saying the health benefits of amaranth….Its a good source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Using cold pressed oil does make a difference in taste…

Bottle gourd / lauki chutney

South Indians usually make idli or dosa regularly for breakfast or dinner. Preparing a different side dish other than the regular sambar, coconut chutney , mint chutney, peanut chutney for idli or dosa is the great thing that troubles every mother . So here , I have a new chutney which goes well with idli…

Spicy wheat Cookies / crackers

Cookies are tea time snacks which are generally sweet , salty or spicy. These spicy cookies are made of wheat, oats , melted butter, coriander leaves , kalonji , flax seeds, red chillies and oregano. Simple and easy preparation with correct measurement is all needed for this recipe. Can make variations in these cookies by…

Idli Podi / gun powder

Idli podi is a spicy powder made with very few ingredients in our pantry. Idli podi can be used in many ways in our food like you can sprinkle in it in dosas, make mini podi idlis and you can sprinkle it in egg dosas too. My family loves homemade this idli podi very much….

Fish curry ( kerala style)

Kerala is known for its flavorful dishes , be it vegetarian or nonvegetarian. Almost all the dishes are cooked in coconut milk and a melange of authentic south indian spices. This dish is easy to make and completely outstanding. Mouth watering fish curry is prepared using sardine ( mathi ) but i have made it…

Wheat Coconut cookies

Biscuits are universal snacks loved by everyone at home .when we were kids, we were fed with market bought biscuits, which are baked using margarine, maida and refined sugar . Every child learns to walk with a walker . From the time he or she walks, he learns to chew and bite biscuits in walker….

Spicy red chicken

Sundays are usually nonvegetarian days in our house. Either chicken, mutton or fish is preferred. This spicy red chicken is a big hit in our house. Its so easy, enticing indian chicken recipe that will blow you away once it is cooked. A friend of mine gave me this recipe and I shared it with…