Showing posts with label Tiffin Varieties. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tiffin Varieties. Show all posts

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

Friday, December 18, 2015

Instant Wheat Rava Idli Using Sooji from scratch | Broken Sooji/Semolina Idli Recipe

Here comes instant wheat rava idli when you don’t have time to soak and grind idli batter or the ground batter is not fermented on time. This rava idlis are so spongy and tastes yum which you can prepare it for breakfast or dinner and you can pack in kids lunch box as well. Make sure to use

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Puli Aval | Tamarind Poha Recipe

Puli Aval/Tamarind Poha is an easy one pot meal which is a perfect tiffin during fasting days and also a quick lunch box special recipe too…The only thing to note here in this recipe is soaking part, don’t add

Monday, February 16, 2015

Mini Podi Idli Recipe | Kids Lunch Box Special

Steamed Idlis are very good for health nothing can beat it...When I ask my kids what they want for lunch both reply with the first option Podi Idli :-). Anyways they have rice/sambar/poriyal kind of food after they

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

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Kambu Kaara Dosai | Bajra Tomato Dosa | கம்பு தக்காளி கார தோசை

I usually add Whole grains like Pear Millet(Kambu)/Ragi/Jowar in the form of idli/dosa and I rarely give white/regular dosa/idlis to kids…So today’s recipe is a tangy and bit spicy kambu dosai. Kids tolerated the

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Appam Recipe | Yeast Less Classic Aappam Recipe | Traditional Kerala Appam

Hope you remember the Kadala curry I posted in last December month...Due to several other posts i delayed posting Aappam earlier...Appam I make it often (weekly once) as my lil one take it as it is when it is out from the aappa chatti :-). It's again the traditional method (without yeast) and this recipe is definitely a

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Kadala Curry | Karuppu Konda Kadalai Kuzhambu | Kala Chana Gravy Recipe

When we were working in Chennai, Brothers who go home first buy this sundal kuzhambu in Raaj Bhavan, Vadapalani and keep rice to finish dinner/tiresome day, when I stuck with work or traffic. So during my initial shift works we survived very much with this kadala curry. We were the regular customer

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Restaurant Style Tiffin Sambar | Mini Idlis | Hotel Sambar and 14 Idlis Recipe

Classic South Indian Mini Idlis and Sambar combo is the staple food n never get bored from this healthy steamed idlis accompanied with protein rich dal sambar. I purchased this mini idli pan set recently, before that I used the regular idli pan for making mini idlis by dropping a very little batter in each dint. Once in a week I pack this 14 idlis or Ragi Mini Podi Idli in my H and daughter lunch boxes. The taste mainly comes from shallot, ground masala and ghee so

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Classic Idiyappam | Sandhagai | Instant String Hoppers with Panchamirtham and Coconut Milk

Santhagai/White string hopper is a very authentic recipe. Just a short note on how special this recipe is in our region…The newly married couples, before the bride n groom stepping to groom’s house, the married girl parents send her daughter by making a special vegetarian virunthu/feast and sandhagai is in the top of the menu on that day along with Panchamirtham n coconut milk. They never miss this recipe in their menu and nowadays savory version

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Mini Ragi Podi Idli n Ragi Brown Rice Idli Dosa batter

After posting the Whole/Multi grain idli dosa batter recipe, few readers asked for this Ragi and brown rice combo and the ratio as most of other ingredients like Kambu/Jowar are hard to get in stores. So here is the recipe for healthy ragi and brown rice idli dosa batter. After shifting to new house I made podi idli with this batter for almost 3 days

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Keerai Bajji | Palak Pakora Recipe | Green Leaf Pakora | Gram Flour Spinach Fritters

My Mom usually makes this fritters when she gets sudden guest at home, just picks the fresh leaves from the garden and make this delicious light and fluffy bajjis in jiffy. The leaves I used here is Callaloo/Mulai Keerai or Vellai Thandu Keerai. To more about that Spinach check here. Usually this green leaf comes

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Idli Dosa Milagaai Podi | Multi Purpose Coarse Chutney Powder

Loads of Milaigai podi (South Indian Lentil/dal powder) version are there. This is my own version and wanted to post quite long time…Definitely this tastes like restaurant podi n better in room temperature for more than a month. My H survived with this podi (one among several podis I made) for almost 3 months when I went for long vacation. As oil is used to fry the dals, to be on safe side you can refrigerate after 2-3 weeks of use. Also use

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Moong Dal Vada | Paruppu Killu Vadai | Pakoda | Moong Ki Daal Ka Pakora

Happy Sri Krishna Janmashtami to all...Hope everyone is celebrating Krishna Jayanthi with favorite sweets and savories includig butter :-). Here is a savory treat from my side on this special day. This recipe is a good alternate to those who doesn't like chana dal. This moong dal vadas tastes good n can be shaped either as authentic round or small round balls or just sprinkle it to get crisp pakoda/pakoras.

Split Moong Dal with or without skin (Pasi Paruppu) - 1 Cup
Red chilis - 4-5 numbers

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Homemade Whole Grain Idli Dosa Batter | Multi Grain Idli Batter | Pearl | Finger Millets | Jowar | Wheat | Brown Rice Combo

I got loads of Indian Whole grains from my Mom and Mil during last visit. This is not a recipe for blog sake I would admit. Several times I made idli and dosa with this whole grain batter…You may wonder that, if instant flours are available at groceries then why this whole grain grinding process at home.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Kambu Dosai Version II | Pearl Millet Dosa with Unusual Chutneys | Mixie Version

This recipe is for crisp and lace dosa lovers. I have my mom's Kambu Dosa Version I (no urad dhal n no rice in it). This version has both included. Bit time consuming process (soaking n grinding) but your kids never find difference between this healthy n usual dosa :-). I drafted this long time back

Monday, May 6, 2013

Zero Oil Chapathi with Cauliflower Kurma | Gobi Matter Gravy

Cauliflower Kurma
To roast n grind

Chana Dhal – 1 TbspToor Dhal – 1 Tbsp
Urad Dhal – 1 Tbsp
Whole Red Chilis – 2 Number
Coriander Powder – 1 n ½ Tbsp

Monday, February 18, 2013

Kambu Sev using Whole grain | Lemon Kambu Sandhagai

Recently I posted Ragi Sev| String hopper recipe, you may think then what is the difference in posting again a recipe with Bajri/kambu? Today I have used the whole grain instead of store bought flour and also gave tangy touch

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Chola Paniyaram (சோள குழி பனியாரம்) | Sorghum or Jowar or Sola Kuzhi Paniyaram

Millet is one of the best-kept secrets of our ancestors. During my childhood I saw many millet varieties cultivated in our land n now only yellow corn/makka cholam they are hardly cultivating. Millets are rich in protein, as well as rich in minerals like calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and zinc. These millets are good for diabetes n gluten free. We the whole family love any type of millet combined with usual idli batter, I often make these type of tiffins and will come up with more in future. A few already posted healthy millet recipes,

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Pearl Millet Dosa | Kambu Dosai | Bajri Dosa Version I

Every day we are running with Sandwich, Cereals, Pan Cakes, Waffles, Egg Scrambles and Desserts so n so...  How do we forget our traditional recipes?  Try this easy and healthy Kambu/Bajri dosa which is purely made of Kambu/Bajri and no Rice or Urad dhal mixed in the batter. This is my mom's signature recipe and I have served this dosa with healthy Manathakkali chutney which I posted earlier(In the old picture below).

Whole Bajri/Kambu/Pearl Millet - 2 Cups