Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Carrot Poli recipe | Sweet poli recipe

Bogi pandigai is celebrated in Tamilnadu on the last day of the tamil month Margazhi. Lohiri they call it in Maharastra. We South Indians, make poli | obbattu | boli for this festival. We also make poli for avani avittam too. I have already posted puran poli, thengai poli, paal poli (with video)and maharastrian style puran poli recipe. I wanted to make carrot poli, last year itself but finally this year i am coming up with the recipe of carrot poli for bogi pandigai which falls on Jan 13 2017. I have made a video on how to make poli. Though i won't say the video is too perfect but for sure will benefit the beginners. Click here for the collection of pongal festival recipes.
Carrot poli recipe

Monday, January 9, 2017

Nellikai Thayir pachadi | Gooseberry raita recipe

Nellikai thayir pachadi | gooseberry raita is a simple and easy raitha made using gooseberry. Generally we make this during dwadesi, which is the next day of ekadesi fasting. We also make agathi keerai curry on dwadesi. Though gooseberry very good for health they say we should eat this after sunset, as it is a body coolant. This nellikai thayir pachadi is made in a jiffy and you do not require any palnning before to make this recipe. Yesterday being Vaikunta Ekadesi we make this nellikai thayir pachadi today for dwadesi.
Nellikai thayir pachadi

Friday, January 6, 2017

Schezwan Soya chunks Manchurian | Indo Chinese Recipes

Soya chunks rarely takes entry in my kitchen but i ensure to cook in a best way so that it will be consumed by all. Schezwan sauce | Sichuan sauce recipe i have posted long back. I used the sauce in fried rice and pineapple fried rice too. I wanted to make schezwan paneer manchurian but finally ended up in making soya chunks manchurian with schezwan sauce. It paired up well with veg fried rice and we had a hearty Indo Chinese meal for lunch.
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Schezwan soya chunks manchurian

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Beetroot Kurma recipe |Side dish for chapati

Kurma| korma is an easy side dish for chapathi | poori. I have posted many chapathi side dish recipes and kurma variaties, but for the first time, I am trying kurma with one of my favorite veggie beetroot. If you are not a beetroot lover, try the same kurma with mixed vegetables or peas or paneer. My mom is a regular viewer of the Venkatesh bhat show and she was hooked by his kurma recipe. This episode was telecasted almost an year back. From then she was telling me to try this recipe but finally i tried the same style by replacing veggies with beetroot and green peas. We all loved the recipe and it paired well with poori and chapathi too. I am back from my 3 weeks vacation to chennai. Slowly coming back to routine. Stay tuned for interesting recipes coming for this Pongal season.
Check out my other kurma recipes
Beetroot kurma

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Potato Halwa recipe | Happy New year 2017

Wish you a very HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017
Potato halwa recipe is a very easy and simple halwa recipe using potato and sugar as main ingredients. I have learnt this recipe from a friend's mother in law and made this in 3 of my cookery shows. It was a huge hit among my guests too. This halwa doesn't have a smell or flavour of potato while eating the sweet. This can be made in a jiffy and without stirring much. Let's start the new year 2017 with  a sweet recipe, potato halwa. Stay tuned for many new interesting recipe coming up in the New year.
potato halwa

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Friday, December 30, 2016

Glimpse of year 2016 | Jeyashri's Kitchen

Year 2016 rolled down so fast and had so exciting moments to look back. It was an awesome year and i got so many new experiences. If i look back this year gave me  many WOW moments. I wanted to share few moments with you all. Before that i thank all readers of Jeyashri's Kitchen from the bottom of my heart for your support and overwhelming response. Thank you so much. I am sure you will extend the same in the coming years too. Wish you all a fabulous NEW YEAR and may this year of 2017 manifest New beginnings in all your endeavors.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Filipino fruit salad | Easy dessert recipes

Filipino fruit salad |Buko salad, is similar to the Indian fruit cream recipe. This easy and exotic dessert was introduced to me by my helper Joann, 2 years back. Also the mango float recipe also she only taught me. Most of my guests had tasted this yummy dessert and tried at home too. I made this for the guests who came for my cookery show in London. Everyone was impressed by this surprise dessert and asked me for the recipe. And many guests who tasted this asked me whether i have this recipe of fruit salad in jeyashris kitchen, so finally i have made this one day to make a post . In this recipe i used the tinned fruit cocktail, where as you can replace with fresh fruits like pineapple, pomegranate, grapes, mango and apple. Do not use fruits which are very sour. Also i have used the nata de coco, which i get here in tetra packs in the local Singapore fair price shops. You can chop the tender coconut meat (ilaneer thengai) and add to this. Try out this easy dessert recipe and impress your family and guests. A perfect dessert for potluck parties, where you can make this ahead and keep it in the refrigerator, as it tastes best when chilled.
Macaroni fruit salad

Friday, December 23, 2016

Mutter paneer pulao recipe | Easy lunch box recipes

Mutter paneer pulao | peas paneer pulav is a simple one pot meal, and a quite easy lunch box recipe too. I have given this recipe of Kungumam thozi, youth kitchen. This pulao tasted great and a simple onion raitha paired this pulao very well. If you are looking for easy lunch box recipes, then you should try this . The kids will surely polish off the tiffin box even without leaving a single grain of rice.
Mutter paneer pulao
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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Garlic rasam recipe with coconut milk| Rasam recipes

Poondu rasam with coconut milk

Garlic rasam with coconut milk, an aromatic south Indian rasam recipe, even can be had as a soup. Few weeks back we have my cousins here and  we roamed around the city crazily and had loads of fun with them. As we all are foodies, while talking about rasam, my cousin shared with me this recipe of garlic rasam with coconut milk, which she learnt from her mil. Though i make garlic rasam regularly and also posted the recipe long back, this version sounds so different and interesting. I tried the garlic rasam yesterday and it turned out very well. The rasam accompanied by hot rice and potato curry was totally out of the world. Try this rasam for this cool weather and let me know how it turned out.
Garlic rasam with coconut milk
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Monday, December 19, 2016

Beans aloo sabzi recipe | Punjabi aloo beans sabzi

Beans aloo sabzi is a popular dry sabzi in punjabi cusine. They make Gajar mutter sabzi, aloo capsicum sabzi too. When i went as a judge for a cookery competition here last month, i happened to met a punjabi lady, who was also in the judging panel. I came to know that she is a wonderful cook. She is very humble and very soft spoken. When i asked her for the recipe of this dry punjabi sabzi, she patiently explained to me the recipe. Thank you pooja for the recipe. I tried it out the next day itself and it turned out very well. Try out this easy punjabi beans aloo subzi as an accompaniment for roti| rice. You can make a dal also as the sabzi is a dry one.

Beans aloo subzi
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