Showing posts with label Homemade. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Homemade. Show all posts

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Tomato Sevai | Thakkali Sandhagai | Tomato Idiyappam Recipe

Thakkali Sandhagai / Tomato Sevai is very popular in Kongu Cuisine. I have mentioned a story about idiyappam/sevai in Authentic Sandhagai Recipe. Also refer the same recipe to make idiyappam/Nool puttu. Once the Idiyappam/white sevai is done you have to add sprinkle few drops oil to it and split them apart, keep aside till you get ready with the tomato masala. Now make a spicy tomato masala or curry then finally add the separated idiyappam/string hoppers. In short this tomato sev is the seasoned mix tomato

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Perfect Cheese Bread Sticks From Scratch | Kids Party Appetizer Recipe

It’s quite longtime dream to make bread sticks at home. I didn’t know this is such an easy to make appetizer for parties when you make the dough in bulk. This is such a wonderful finger food which I realized after the first bake. My kids like it very much, it’s better to serve warm and they even love to take them to school. Coming to cheese part you can reduce or add more and the quantity mentioned here

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Traditional Pumpkin Pie with homemade pie crust | All from scratch recipe

Its holiday season here, In grocery stores you can find ready to bake pie plates, pumpkin spices, fruit mixes, instant cake mixes, pumpkin puree and lot and lot of baking stuffs in a separate row for this holiday season. For holidays when kids stay at home they always needs something special. On Thanksgiving break their requests was so many, Pumpkin Pie, Turkey, so and so. Kids wish list is always vast they likes to carve Pumpkin, Light/decor the house, needs christmas tree, wants snow so that they can build snowman, the list continues :-). Its hard to fulfill thier needs within a short span of time. I don't have courage

Friday, October 21, 2016

Rasgulla Recipe From Scratch

Coming up with a fool proof Rasgulla recipe, Rasgulla is one among the heart dessert of India and the pronunciation may differ like rasagulla or rasagola…Its so spongy and soft, just melts in mouth texture made of Indian cottage cheese/paneer/chenna and then cooked in light sugar syrup. This is a scratch recipe also I am sharing some valuable tips that I am practicing for ages to make it. Please read completely

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

How to make Sundakkai Vathal | Sundried Turkey Berry At Home from scratch

This is my mom’s way of making sundakkai vathal/sundried turkey berry at home. Last year when I was there she made the vathal for us and so I clicked the pictures of her making. Hope this post helps you to learn how to make the vathal in traditional way. Also you can use minimal salt unlike

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Varagu Arisi (Kodo Millet) and Samai (Little Millet) Idli Dosa Batter | Millet Idli Dosa Batter


 Kids mostly like idli/dosa kind of foods, you can mix millets in your regular idli dosa batter that reaches them well in their daily food. I have several versions of idli dosa batter using millets do check the link HERE to find more recipes of mine. I usually go with the below two versions to grind Idli Dosa batter when i have Varagu Arisi (Kodo Millet) and Samai Arisi (Little Millet) millet at home. I mix these two millets but you can use any one available at least to make these healthy idli dosas. Both looks more or less

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Homemade Rice Flour | How to make Rice Flour from scratch

 This homemade rice flour tastes great for all snack items when compared to store bought flour. The preparation is very easy and i have provided them with step by step pictures, do follow the same when you make it!!! Last week i made this rice flour in bulk to make several festive snack (except red aval

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Black Bean Salsa Salad | Mixed Vegetable Sprout Salad

Here comes the healthy and colorful Black Bean Salsa or Salad Recipe. You can take this veggies mixed salsa with Tortilla or any chips or as a tummy fill salad. You can use it on baked potatoes, or wrap it with Tacos and Burritos; also you can mix it up with lettuce/salad leaves and make it even more healthier.
Ingredients
Homemade 1.5 Cup of Black Beans or Store Bought Black Beans, drained and rinsed - 1 Can (15 oz)
Any Fresh Sprouts - 2 Tbsp or More
Fresh Corn, cooked - 1/4 Cup

Monday, July 13, 2015

Rose Flavored Butter Cake in Pressure Cooker

My little one has been asking for strawberry cake and in Parents house it’s hard to get strawberries, any pink cake is meant to be strawberry for him so I decided to bake rose flavored cake. First time I made it so in pressure cooker, later the same cake I baked twice for relative birthdays in oven and all

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Sundakkai Vathal Paruppu Podi | Sadam Podi Recipe | Spiced Turkey Berry and Lentil Chutney Powder

Chundakkai/Sundakkai/Turkey Berry is a vegetable or fruit grown in a medium tall plant, as shown in the picture below and it has lot of medicinal values. Today’s post is related to it, which is none other than healthy chutney powder/sadam podi with the mix of dried turkey berry (sundakkai) and dal. Daily eating

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Ragi Brown Rice Dosa Batter | Homemade Ragi Dosa Batter From Scratch | How to make crispy Finger Millet Dosa

Tiffin aka Dosa is a daily supplement like sugar and salt intake in South Indian Kitchen hence, instead of white I mean basic Idli Dosa Batter this Ragi Dosa Batter is very healthy and nutritious with addition of Ragi /Finger Millet and Brown Rice. It’s time to pack up things for 2 months vacation in homeland. I am

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Homemade Black Bean Patties | Black Bean Veggie Burgers | How to soak and cook Black Beans

Hope you remember the homemade hamburger buns recipe from scratch I posted last month. Here is the recipe for black bean patties that stacked in the burger buns…The recipe has one optional egg you can skip it if you don’t need. Also I add Parmesan cheese for this patties that really enhances the taste but if

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Recipe | Strawberries Covered in Chocolate

The one most common thing among my two kids is strawberries, they both like this fruit to core and sometimes I get requests from my elder one for this chocolate covered strawberries. She takes to school

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Eggless Paav Buns Recipe | How to make Paav Buns from Scratch with step by step pictures

Ingredients
APF or Bread Flour - 3n1/4 Cup Plus 1/4 Cup Wheat Flour (You can replace wheat flour with maida)
Active Dry Yeast - 1n3/4tsp (if using other brand of yeast go for 2tsp and Instant Yeast take 1.25tsp yeast approx)
Salt - 3/4tsp
Sugar - 2 Tbsp

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Homemade Wood Pattern Cake Board | Homemade Fondant Covered Cakeboard From Scratch


It’s my 1 month plan to make round tier cakes with jungle theme for my daughter’s 5th birthday. I so planned the cake base/board to be in rectangle shape so that in front of the cake I make a pond for ducks as shown in below picture. When I looked at stores for rectangle cake boards, I felt they are expensive and then finally decided to make one at home. Fortunately the party was at home (no carry) so I used ordinary

Saturday, November 8, 2014

How to make Animal Fondants for Jungle Theme Cake | Marshmallow Fondant Figures

Recently I made Jungle theme cake for my daughter who turned 5, before coming to the main cake post I would like to make a separate post about the fondant work in the cake. The cake cutting happened in the evening so I couldn't find time to click the cake in natural light, though I am happy that I was able to click the

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Kollu Horse Gram Idli Dosa Batter | Sprouts Based Idli Dosa Batter

Today everyone got attention over siruthaniyam/millets and legumes. I have few recipes with millets do check it Here. Today‘s recipe is kind off that using kollu/Horsegram/Muthira which is a very good grain that has lot of medicional values. Also you can find all kollu/horsegram recipes Here. This bean is diet and diabetic

Monday, October 27, 2014

Kollu Sprouts | How to make Horse Gram Sprouts | முளை கட்டிய கொள்ளு | Homemade Sprouts

Hope everyone had a wonderful Diwali celebration!!! After a short break today I am with a healthy post, how to make Kollu/Horse Gram Sprouts at home. Also I have added a small proportion of whole moong dal

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Eggless Butterscotch Ice Cream Recipe | No Icecream Maker Required

One excellent taste ice cream that we devoured mostly in this whole summer is homemade butterscotch Ice cream; you heard it right yup it’s going to be today's recipe. Butterscotch is made of primary ingredients like brown sugar and butter anyways butterscotch morsels/chips are the star ingredients here

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Sandesh | Mithai | Traditional Bengali Sweet

The picture of this recipe lied in the cover photo of Facebook Fan Page for almost a year n tried to post at least before this Diwali but it happened only now. Very homey ingredients needed to make this Bengali dessert (I used homemade paneer)