Evening Tea is a must for me & my husband and if you have a snack to munch on while sipping some hot hot tea, that enhances the taste of a simple tea/chai. When you have young kids at home, you are always on lookout for healthy snacks to feed them as well. Indian Mixture … Continue reading Puffed Rice/Murmura/Borugulu Mixture
I very recently happen to see one of the TV cookery shows, where the chef used "Phool Makhana". That's when I started to dig further about it & found that its high in fiber, protein & very low in calories too. Also known as Lotus seed/ Fox nut, it also serves as a wonderful snack … Continue reading Phool Makhana/Lotus Seed Gravy
Saag Paneer is an amazing dish of Paneer with lots of goodness of the mixed greens. I have had Saag Paneer a number of times but it was during our trip to Lake Tahoe two weeks back, we got a chance to taste this yummy dish at one of the Indian restaurants at Tahoe. There … Continue reading Saag Paneer/ Indian Cheese in Mixed Greens!
Today I am going to introduce to you all a very popular Kerala Sadya (festive lunch) dish through my post. Avial is a must have for any kerala sadya. And you ask any malayalee, Avial is sure to make it to the favorite sadya dishes list. Its a veg curry mixed with raw cocount, raw … Continue reading Avial
I have fond memories of my dad serving me & my brother hot rice mixed with homemade Ghee during our school days. He would make a huge ball out of it (Nei urula - as you say in malayalam) and i used to love holding it and having the same. But this would happen only … Continue reading Homemade Ghee/Clarified Butter
Instant Pot (IP) - One of my favorite Kitchen Gadgets these days. I was introduced to this wonder pot by my cousin during one of my family visits to San Diego. I thought this was just yet another rice cooker. But once I started using it, I was so impressed by its various features. Especially … Continue reading Tomato Rice
Paneer - one of those protein rich foods which we always try to include atleast once per week. There was a time when I used to have paneer daily to increase my protein intake as suggested by my dietician. I was then pregnant with my twins & during my 28th week regular blood tests, the … Continue reading Home made Paneer!