Monday, September 26, 2016

Flaxseeds Tomato Chutney | Side dish for Idli / Dosa


We all know flaxseeds are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and many essential nutrients.For vegetarian, these seeds play a key role for this omega3 which reduces the risk of chronic diseases.These seeds can be called as powerhouse as it is loaded with high nutrition facts like high in fibre, low carbo,lowers cholesterol, helps in weight loss,good for skin and hair , gluten free,etc. Anything must be used in moderate and same is the case here also use it in minimal and reap the benefits from it.

Coming to the chutney one can many varieties with tomatoes and this is one just simple one but can go with any variation you prefer.

Preparation time:3 mins
cooking time; 10 min

Ingredients:

  • flax seed- 1 tbsp
  • tomato-2
  • garlic pods- 4 or 5
  • oil-2 tsp
  • red chilly- 3 to 4 ( adjust)
  • salt to taste
  • mustard seeds- 1\4 tsp
  • curry leaves
Method:

1.Heat a tsp of oil, fry red chilly for few minutes and remove from heat.

2.In the same oil add flax seeds, garlic and saute till the seed crackle a bit.Remove from oil.


3.To the same pan add chopped tomato and saute for a while.Switch off.


4.Cool everything and grind to a fine paste along with salt.

5.Temper with mustard and curry leaves ,add to it.


Serve as a side for idli / dosa.





Friday, September 23, 2016

Drumstick Leaves -Dal Curry | Murungai Keerai Poricha Kuzhambu




I got a bunch of this super healthy green ," murungai keerai"  called as drumstick leaves in English to make a healthy breakfast ,adai, and I was left with more bunch of leaves.So while browsing I got attracted by this kuzhmabu and decided to go for it . I had a doubt how my kids will react to it and they didn't complain any and it was super delicious .I strongly suggest to try this.I did a slight variation by adding few garlic pods while grinding for easy digestion.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Saffron Rice | Saffron Flavored Pulao | Lunch Box Recipe



Yesterday was my son's birthday though we have postponed the celebration to Friday due to my daughter's exam I made a simple chocolate cake , this saffron rice and  chilli chicken for us.Earlier on one Sunday, I have tried this saffron rice and so was confident to go with it.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Choc -Cinnamon Rolls | Eggless Rolls with #LuvIt Chocolates



I received  two boxes of chocolates from Luvit early this year.My kids were over excited and finished up all wafers, bars, milk wafers, etc what they can eat and just left alone dark chocolates.These were lying in my pantry not getting any attention.So I decided a day to finish it off by baking this rolls which made a perfect combo for evening tea.


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Gothambu Payasam | Whole Wheat Berry -Coconut Milk Pudding | Dessert Recipe


No meal is complete with a cup of dessert which can either be a kheer , pudding ,payasam ,ice cream or even a chocolate.My wish is to a have an Indian sweet/ mithai after a great meat  and at times I prefer payasam to subtle my sweet carving.I can gulp as many as cups I can at any time of the time.When I make payasam at home it is only me who indulge in it as my kids hate payasam/kheer.

Friday, September 09, 2016

Beans Thoran | French Beans cooked with Spiced coconut | Onam sadya Recipe

This another simple and easy recipe that make appearance in the sadya menu.It just so simple to prepare but taste delicious when eaten up with rice.Apart from beans , cabbage, beetroot , and many other vegetables can also be prepared as thoran in the same way.If you are planning for sadya this year do include this recipe as this can be prepared in few minutes where the only time consuming job is chopping of the beans which can also be prepared in advance.

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