Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Carrot paneer Paratha recipe| Paratha recipe with video

paneer carrot paratha
Carrot paneer paratha, a popular Indian flat bread stuffed with paneer. I have added carrot also to make it healthier. Normally i make rotis  for dinner .But when I attempted to make paratha first time ,we all like it and now a days i make paratas twice a week.
The stuffing of panner and carrot in parata i learnt from my friend .But she makes it in a different way. I altered the recipe to suit the taste of my family. Try out this easy Paneer paratha at home.
Check out my other paratha recipes.
The recipe is updated with video.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

PUDINA PULAO RECIPE | MINT PULAO RECIPE

Pudina pulao| Mint puloa is a very easy dish ,which i normally make when i am so lazy to cook anything. It is so easy to make and will taste heaven when served hot with raita and papad.
mint pulao

Friday, September 25, 2009

RAVA KESARI RECIPE | SOOJI KESARI RECIPE

RAVA KESARI RECIPE

Rava kesari

Rava kesari is an all time favourite for all my family members,especially my daughter.  Rava kesari is a popular Indian sweet and its quite easy to make too. This time i made this for my friend who is fond of my kesari and wanted it on her wedding anniversary. They all enjoyed it. So with my heart filled with happiness i am posting this recipe .

Monday, September 21, 2009

AVIAL | AVIYAL RECIPE | SOUTH INDIAN RECIPES

அவியல்
Avial | Aviyal | அவியல்  in Tamil is a traditional south Indian  recipe and is prepared in many ways . The combination of vegetables used also differs and so one can use their comfortable choice while selecting the vegetables. Aviyal recipe updated with Video
I learnt this from my mom who is an expert in making avial. Generally aviyal is served with coconut rice , lemon rice or any south indian rice varieties and also with adai too. We make this compulsorily on festivals like kannu pongal and aadi perukku .

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Mor kuzhambu recipe | South Indian gravy

Mor kuzhambu recipe with video

Mor kulambhu is a traditional south Indian yogurt based gravy . It tastes heaven with hot rice and parrupu usli. Mor kuzhambhu is a creamy yogurt gravy , which is loved by all our family members. It tastes good with Yam fry and Seppankizhanghu fry
mor kuzhambhu

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

ENTRY TO COOKING FOR GUESTS EVENT

First i thank raji of raks kitchen who is a good friend of mine and a great inspiration for me to start a blog, for hosting this event considering my request. I hope the round up useful to all of us .
Here comes my entry:
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The menu includes TOMATO SOUP, PANEER BUTTER MASALA,YELLOW DAL,VEGETABLE BIRYANI, CURD RICE,CHAPATIS AND ONION RAITHA.
I cooked this menu for my relatives , whom i met after a long time in a restaurent here.I invited them for dinner and made this. Since i bought MTR instant badam kheer to serve for dessert i didnt include it in the menu.
They all enjoyed and especially the children enjoyed it a lot. We all had a nice time with them.



Saturday, September 12, 2009

VEGETABLE BIRYANI |NO ONION |NO GARLIC

Here comes my recipe , vegetable biryani. Everyone has a own style of making Biryani.
I made this biryani when my uncle’s family visited here . Since my mami and periamma(mom’s sister) didn’t like garlic i tried this without adding garlic. And you know the outcome was too good and now a days i am doing this biryani without adding garlic.
vegetable biryani no onion- no garlic 3

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

CHILLI PARROTA RECIPE | KIDS FRIENDLY RECIPE

Chilli parotta 3
We all like the chilli parrota served in SARAVANA BHAVAN . One day when my kids asked me to make this for tiffin, i told them that i will learn and make for them next weekend and temporarily closed their mouth with noodles. While searching for the chilli parrota recipe in blogs, i came across it in here. Try out this easy kid's friendly recipe and  even we adults will love this chilli parotta for sure.

I decided to try that and made a few alterations to suit my kids taste.
It came out so well and kids finished it in no time.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

PULIKAICHAL RECIPE | PULIYODARAI MIX RECIPE

pulikaichal
I make this pulikaichal,very often as my daughter is a great fan of this. And it also helps me a lot when i get up late in the morning some times, and blinking of what to make for lunch. Pulikaichal is the home made spice mix for making puliyodarai at home. We make this kannu pongal, aadi perukku too.  You may also like curry leaves rice, kothamalli sadam. Also check Iyengar puliyodarai recipe and andhra pulihora. 

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

YELLOW DAL| DAL FRY RECIPE

dal
Yellow dal is a staple dish in Indian homes . It is simple and comforting dish which goes well with rice and roti too.  I used moong dal in this recipe, you can replace it with toor dal too.
Check out my Masoor dal tadka and dabba style dal tadka.