Food guide with easy recipes

Month: January 2013

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

This Week end i got a Fresh bunch of Coriander… i didn’t waste anything in tat bunch except the root…. I separate the stem and leaves and cleaned properly.. I preserved  the stem for making Rasam … Just add a Spoon of paste to your favorite Rasam […]

 
Ladies-Finger Aviyal

Ladies-Finger Aviyal

Avial is a mixture of vegetables that blend with coconut, tamarind taste… Here i use Ladies finger and avial masala and avial preparation… Before doing this i told my mom about ladies- finger avial.. she is not in confident of Avial in ladies-finger.. finally i […]

 
Mint- Coriander Chutney/ Mint- Coriander Thovaiyal

Mint- Coriander Chutney/ Mint- Coriander Thovaiyal

Coriander-Mint Chutney is a very tasty recipe which can be served with rice or south Indian recipes like Dosa or Idli. South Indian style of making Coriander-Mint chutney includes thoor dhal, urdu dhal, Tamarind, garlic for flavour, these all gives u a great taste that blend together. This Chutney […]

 
Chow-Chow Parupu Curry

Chow-Chow Parupu Curry

Ingredients: Chow-Chow- 1 cup(chopped) Onion-1/4 cup Thoor Dhal- 1 cup(Boiled) Hing- 1 tsp Mustard- 1 tsp Jeera- 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp Curry Leaves Oil- 4 tsp For Grinding Coconut- 1/2 cup Green chillie- 3-4 nos Garlic- 5-6 pods Curry leaves Jeera- 1tsp All […]

 
Rasam Powder

Rasam Powder

Ingredients:  Coriander seeds -1/2 cup Chana dal -1/8 cup Red chilli powder -3 tbspPepper -1 tbsp  Method: • Dry roast coriander seeds, chana dal, pepper till a nice aroma comes out.• Switch off the heat and add chilli powder.• Keep mixing taking care not to burn anything. Cool to room temperature […]

 
Mushroom-Fried Rice

Mushroom-Fried Rice

Mushroom-Fried Rice is an Easy Lunch box Recipe.. Taste’s like heaven……. Vegetarians can avoid the Egg and add carrot, beans, cabbage veg to the mix… Mushrooms themselves provide you with lean proteins as they have zero cholesterol, fats and very low carbohydrates.Mushrooms contain natural antibioticsA good […]

 
Coconut milk- Ice cubes

Coconut milk- Ice cubes

Coconut milk adds a light, delicate flavor to curries, soups and other dishes. Coconut milk does not last long – refrigerate and use within two days at most. But Coconut milk can be frozen. A handy trick that I also use with stock is to pour the […]

 
Vegetable Rolls

Vegetable Rolls

Vegetable Rolls .. Healthy  dish.. It’s a mixture of vegetables dipped in egg yolks & rolled over in bread crumbs deeply fried in oil…  favorite dish for kids… Yummy with Tomato ketchup…My Sweety loved to have this rolls with dhal… Good snack with hot tea… Can […]

 
Squid Thoran

Squid Thoran

Ingredients: Squid- 1 cup Onion- 1/2 cup chopped Mustard- 1 tsp Salt Oil- 3 tsp Kulambu masala powder– 2 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp For grinding Coconut- 1/2 cup Jeera- 1 tsp Garlic- 6-7 pods Pearl onion- 4-5 Curry Leaves Cleaned Squid… boil it in […]

 
Orappam/Rice flour Halwa

Orappam/Rice flour Halwa

Orappam Which is a traditional snack with lot of health benefits.. a filling snack, Orginal recipe will put dum in the last stage here we don’t have the facility to put Charcol dum, so tried this as a Morden recipe.. Some called this as black halwa.. which is a famous […]