Sunday, 31 January 2016

Simple Kale green(Parattai Keerai in Tamil) with Lentil

Simple Kale green(Parattai Keerai in Tamil) with Lentil: Kale green looks little ugly and will have very slight bitter in taste after cooked. But when we go for the vegetable markets this green look highlight. So in general most of us would not prefer this green. But this is very rich in nutrition. Also after cooking along with lentil the bitter taste will go away. Lets make very simple and quick Kale curry with Lentil.
Ingredients:
Kale – one bunch
Toor dal – ¼ cup
Garlic – 5 to 6 pods
Fennel seeds – 1 tablespoon
Mustard seeds – 1 tablespoon
Urad dal...

Friday, 29 January 2016

Okra/Ladies Finger/Bhendi– Best solution for dissolve cholesterol

Okra/Ladies Finger/Bhendi– Best solution for dissolve cholesterol: Okra's all parts like nut, leaf, seed and root are having full of medicinal properties. Much fiber in it helps to dissolve the cholesterol, and resolve the constipation disease. It cleanses the intestinal and get rid of Cacosmia.

If some one not feeling well due to constipation or fever, we can make soup with tender okra with butter milk(More Kuzhambu) and can be added in the diet to resolve them. Having tender okra juice with sugar will resolve cough, dysury and irritability etc.

Ladyfinge...

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Traditional Food Idli/Rice Cake Secrets!!

Traditional Food Idli/Rice Cake Secrets!!: Idli/Rice Cake is one of the breakfast item which south Indian eat often. Most of us don't aware what all are the hidden benefits in it? Let's get to know together now.

We are Soaking rice, Urad (black gram) dal and making into batter. Then leaving the batter for overnight and making in to nice Idli Dosa for breakfast. It was recently confirmed that this is the best double nutritional food.

Vitamins, Fiber, Iron, Calcium and Phosphorus in the rice and Urad dal act as antitoxin medicine. Du...

Saturday, 23 January 2016

Potato Rosti for evening snack within 10 minutes

Potato Rosti for evening snack within 10 minutes: Every one prefer tasty snack which can be made in very short time. So, today
we will make very easy and can be made with easily available items in your kitchen. Lets make Potato Rosti. The below one serve for one.
Ingredients:
Potato – 1
Egg – 1
Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Black pepper powder – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Garam masala – ¼ tsp
Onion – ¼
Butter – 1 tsp
Salt as per your taste
Steps:
Peel out the skin of the potato and shred into very thin.
Chop the onion.
Crack the egg and add into ...

Friday, 22 January 2016

Banana/Plantain/Vazhaikkai pal curry – Trichy Style

Banana/Plantain/Vazhaikkai pal curry – Trichy Style: Trichy is famous for Malaikottai, Srirangam, etc. Off course for banana harvesting as well. Banana pal curry is one of the famous and popular recipe at Trichy. Let's see how we can make it.
Ingredients:
Banana – 2
Pearl onion – ½ cup
Coconut milk – 1 cup
Grated coconut – ½ cup
Green chilli – 7
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Cinnamon stick – ½ inch
Cloves – 5 to 6
Crushed Fennel seed - 1 tsp
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Salt as required
Coconut oil for seasoning
Steps:
Peal out the raw banana outer skin and ...

Monday, 18 January 2016

Fish Podimas/ Burji

Fish Podimas/ Burji: We used to take egg burji/podimas frequently. But, for a change I tried with Burji with Fish(Tilapia). The result came out very good. It is very easy to make it and we can make it in very less time. It is a very good evening snack and can be go with as any side. Lets make it now.
Ingredients:
Tilapia fillet – 2
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Black pepper powder – 1 tsp
Fish masala – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Curry leaves – 1 spring
salt for taste
Oil for fry
Steps
Wash fi...

Sunday, 17 January 2016

Egg Kalakki

Egg Kalakki: Kalakki is one of the famous Tamilnadu road side dish. Most of the small fast food and small paratha restaurant prepare instantly and provide this hot kalakki. This is my one of the favorite recipe I used to order along with dosa and paratha. Let's make it in my kitchen today.
Ingredients:
Egg – 1
Chopped onion – very little
oil – 1 tsp
Salt as required
Steps:
Break egg and beat with little salt.

Heat a pan and add oil. Once pan little hot enough, spray the beaten egg.

Just immediately squeez...

Saturday, 16 January 2016

Ridge gourd skin Thuvayal (Hard chutney)

Ridge gourd skin Thuvayal (Hard chutney): Usually, many of us throwing the ridge gourd skin while cooking. We can make the very tasty chutney or Thuvayal which will be good for rice , dosa or water rice etc. Also we can store this for 4 to 5 days easily. So dont waste the skin of ridge gourd going forward. Lets see how to make it.
Ingredients:
Ridge gourd Skin
Dry red chilli – 4
Tamarind - 1 gooseberry size
Salt for taste
Oil for seasoning
Steps:
Take the skin alone from the ridge gourd

Heat a oil in a pan. Once oil hot add ridge gourd...

Friday, 15 January 2016

Ridge Gourd Fry

Ridge Gourd Fry: Ridge gourd is easily available vegetables in the Indian market. Different kind of recipes can be made with this. Lets make a very simple and very time effective fry today.
Ingredients:
Ridge gourd – 1
Onion – 1
Mustard seeds – 1tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1tsp
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Rice dal powder(Podi) – 2 tsp
Sesame Oil for seasoning
Salt as required
Steps:
Peel the edges of the ridge gourd and slightly peel t...

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Ivy Gourd/Tindora – Natural Medicine & Good remedies for tooth pain Stomatitis

Ivy Gourd/Tindora – Natural Medicine & Good remedies for tooth pain Stomatitis: Ivy Gourd/ Tindora , is a vine category plant. It will grow in all the parts of India. It will have layers of three leaves or five leaves. All the parts like leaf, fruit, raw Ivy, root are having medicinal value. According to the documents Indigenous people in India used Ivy Gourd as medicine for many diseases. It is very important medicine for Diabetes. One of the clinical research told that enzyme called glucose 6-phosphate from the leaf and raw ivy gourd, act on liver and reduce blood sugar...

Monday, 11 January 2016

Bitter gourd curry – Kerala style

Bitter gourd curry – Kerala style: Kerala recipes are popular for the unique taste and different style of cooking. Mostly they never use powders in the curry and it has the flavor of coconut oil. Today going to be bitter gourd curry in my blog.
Ingredients:
Bitter gourd – 4
Red chilli – 6
Chana dal – 2 tsp
Fennel seeds –1 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Grated coconut – 3 tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Salt
Tamarind – 1 gooseberry size
Coconut oil
Steps:
Cut the bitter gourd like in snap. Mix turmeri...

Saturday, 9 January 2016

Medicinal benefits of Banana Flower!!

Medicinal benefits of Banana Flower!!: All parts of banana tree are useful. All Banana fruit, Banana leaf, Banana stem, Banana flower parts are useful. Particularly banana flower has much medicinal properties. Those are follows.

If you eat cooked banana flower twice in a week, it will extract out the unwanted cholesterol from the blood and remove out . Thus, it will decrease the viscosity of the blood and make sure the blood flow smoothly.
If you eat cooked banana flower, blood will observe enough oxygen and iron nutrients. It ...

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Gajar/Carrot Halwa

Gajar/Carrot Halwa: I wanted to eat some sweet today evening which is homemade and simple. So decided to make Gajar halwa. This is very easy recipe to make and mouth watering. Just used the pressure cooker for making this delicious desert.
Ingredients:
Carrot – 500 gram. (Do use the hard carrot) around 6 to 7 will be there.
Milk – 2 cup
Sugar – 2 cup
Ghee – 5 tsp
Cashew nuts – ¼ cup
Raisin – 2 tsp
Steps:
Grate the carrot with the thin holes of shredder. So that, it will be very smooth and nice.
Take the grated carr...

Monday, 4 January 2016

Roadside vegetable paratha Salan

Roadside vegetable paratha Salan: I don't think nobody say 'No' to the roadside Paratha salan. Everybody likes. When we walk on the city streets in south India, we can smell nice aroma from almost every small restaurants, because of the salan. Its hard to get the same where I am in. So decided to make myself and end result is fantastic. Also it is homemade. Shall we prepare now?
Ingredients:
Onion – 1
Pearl onion – 10
Tomato – 2
Green chilli – 3
Curry leaves – 1 spring
Cashew Nut – 8
Poppy seeds – 1 tsp
Green Cardamon – 4
Cinna...

Sunday, 3 January 2016

What oil is good for health?

What oil is good for health?: Before everyone told that coconut and sesame oil has much fat and not good for health. Then people told refined oil is good for health. Then people asked to move to sunflower oil. Then bran oil.
Now everyone advise to taking olive oil which is imported from Europe. So, Everyone one's question is that which oil is good for health?
Sesame seed was the one our ancestors used from the BC 3rd century. There are medicinal notes written in our ancestors books as well. Sesame oil is the one our ances...

Friday, 1 January 2016

Spinach Puree – Western style

Spinach Puree – Western style: Its boring to make the spinach recipe with the lentils always. Lets try something different style of cooking spinach today. This is the very healthiest food. Can be served with rice and any kind of wheat breads or we can eat separately as well with little yogurt.
Let's see how to make now.
Ingredients:
Spinach – 1 bunch or pack.
All purpose flour – 1 tsp
Garlic pods – 5
Egg – 1
Red Chilli powder – 1 tsp
black Pepper powder – 1tsp
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Coriander powder – 1tsp
Whole Milk – 1 cup...

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