Wednesday, 20 November 2013

I am great fan of chocolate.Chocolate is a super food,it makes you relax when u r stress and good for the heart.It reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke in some high patients.One study found that people who eat chocolate regularly are more likely to be thinner than those who dont.So Folks eat chocolate and stay healthy.

What you need

2 cups cow milk
4 teaspoon sweetened hotchocolate
1 teaspoon sugar
2 Badam(optional)

How to proceed

In a bowl add milk and sugar to boil it.
Now add hot chocolate powder to mix it.
keep the flame low.add chopped badam into it.
Switch off the stove nw.
Add some chocolate chips on the top if u want.
Now yummy hot chocolate ready.

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Apples are an excellent source of dietry fiber.Eating one medium size apple has the same effect as eating a bowl of whole cereal.

Apples are so good for diabetes that research done on people with pre-diabetes found that apples
could even keep people from developing diabetes.In the twenty four hours after"apple consuption"",
pre-diabetes symptoms were fewer.It seems that an apple a day can really be as good at keeping the
doctor away as the old saying says it.

How many days we take apple simply? try some simple dish with apple will increase our taste and not
bored about i just made this apple gojju and it goes well with rotis or chappathis.

Diabetic information source:

What you need

1 Apple (chopped)
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon urad dal 
4 curry leaves
20 g grated jaggery
2 teaspoon tamarind juice
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
Salt to taste

How to proceed

Heat pan,add oil,mustard seeds,urad dal,curry leaves.
Add jaggery to melt it.
Add tamarind juice to mix it well with chilli powder.

Saute it for 2 minutes.
Add chopped apple to saute it for 5 minutes.
Apple gojju is ready.Serve hot with rotis or chappathi or simply have this.

Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Friday, 8 November 2013

I love tomatoes and can often eat them when éverything' upsets my digetive system.They are really tasty to eat and healthy for our health.These are so good for our skin also.This simple tangy tomato rice is perfect for lunch box.

What you need

1 Cup Basmathi Rice
4 Tomatoes (chopped)
2 Medium sized onions(Minced)
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
2 green chillies
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoon sambhar powder
2 Cardamom pads(optional)
2 Cinnamon stick(optional)
Salt to taste

How to proceed

Heat pan Add cinnamon,cardomam and ginger garlic paste to saute it for 3 minutes.
Now add onions to saute for 5 minutes.
Add chopped tomatoes,green chillies,sambhar powder,turmeric powder and salt to mix it well.

Saute on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes,while stirring continuously.
Now add cleaned rice and pour 3 cup water into it.
Mix gently and cook on a slow flame for another 10minutes.
Simple tomato Rice ready.Serve hot with raitha or pickle.

Posted on Friday, November 08, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Friday, 1 November 2013

Chickpeas are high in fibre and protein,and the have a low gylcemic index.This powerful combination can 
help control your weight.I had this halwa in my shoba aunt home.Its very delicious and  melts in mouth.I made this halwa with jaggery.This alwa is perfect to have after lunch.Hope you like this.
Happy Diwali to all my blogger Friends.

What you need

200g Black chickpea
100g jaggery
1/2 cup grated coconut
3 cardomam pads
4 teaspoon ghee

How to proceed

Soak black chickpea for 4 hours and pressure cooked it for 15 minutes.
Grind it into a smooth paste.
Heat pan add chickpea paste and saute it for 2 minutes.

Now add jaggery into it .
Now add ghee and cardomam pads to mix well for 5minutes.
Finally add the grated coconut to mix it well.
Yummy halwa is ready to serve.

Posted on Friday, November 01, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Tuesday, 29 October 2013

 In India ,Raitha is one of the side dish to be eaten with main course dishes. I saw this recipe by chef vineet bhatia in one of the episodes of twist of taste program.This raita is so creamy and fantasy one.Its perfectly goes with variety rice or pulav or briyani.Garlic and curd combination works very finely in it.Hope u try and enjoy this.

What you Need

1/2 cup Thick Curd
2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
2 teaspoon Pepper
4 garlic pads
Corainder leaves
oil for fry

How to proceed

Heat pan ,add 1 teaspoon oil.
Add garlic,cumin seeds,pepper to saute it for 5minutes.
Grind it smooth powder and add this to curd.
Garnish with corainder leaves.
Serve with variety rice or pulav or briyani.

Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Wednesday, 23 October 2013

 One of the crunchy power vegetable is Carrot.Most of the benefits of carrots can be attributed to their beta carotene and fiber content.This power vegetable is also a good source of antioxidant agents.I also love this power veggie to make anything with this.I tried this kheer and its perfect for after dinner.

What you need

3 carrots(Grated)
1 cup thick Cow Milk
1/2 cup sugar
4 cardamom pads

How to proceed

Heat pan add ghee,grated carrot to saute it for 3minutes and grind it in a smooth paste.
Now heat pan add carrot paste and boil it for 5 minutes.

Now add the boiled milk,cardamom and sugar to mix it well.
Boil it again for 10 minutes.
Now add pistachios to garnish.
Yummy carrot kheer is ready.

Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Sunday, 20 October 2013

Cabbage is an excellent source of natural antioxidant,Vitamin C.It also helps to reduce weight.Usually we prepare cabbage fry for rice.Try some different gravy like this.It would be very healthy and tasty too.

What you need

1 Capsicum
1/2 Cabbage
1/4 cup Coconut(grated)
4 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
4 garlic pads
3 green chillies
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves( for garnish)
2 teaspoon Oil

How to proceed

Heat pan,add oil ,cabbage,capsicum to saute it for 5 minutes.
Grind coconut,cuminseeds and garlic to grind it into a smooth paste.

Add this paste into this curry.
Now add turmeric powder to mix well.
Now close the lid and boil it for 10 minutes.
Now garnish with corainder leaves.
Serve with hot rotis or rice.

Posted on Sunday, October 20, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Thursday, 17 October 2013

Roasted chickpeas are a tasty,savory snack that satisfy cravings for something spicy or sweet.
These are lowfat and high fiber treats.I used to make laddu in this roasted gram.This laddu is a traditional recipe of India.

What you need

1 cup Roasted Gram
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Ghee 
6 Cardamom pads
Badam & cashewnut 

How to proceed

Dry grind the roasted gram into a smooth powder and keep it aside.
Grind Cardamom and sugar into powder again.

Take a bowl,add this powder and 
crushed badam ,cashewnuts to mix well.
Heat ghee,add little by little in this powder and make small lemon sized balls while it is hot.

Yummy laddo is ready .

Posted on Thursday, October 17, 2013 by Subha Subramanian