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


Sunday, 13 October 2013

Broccoli can provide you with some special cholestral lowering benefits if you cook it by boiling.
It has a strong,positive on our body's detoxification system.I made this pulao for a healthy lunch.

What you need

1 Small Broccoli (broccoli head)
200g Basmathi Rice
2 Bay leaves
6 Cashewnuts
6 Rasins
3 Cardamom pads
2 Cloves
1 teaspoon Ghee & coconut oil
Salt to taste

To Grind

1/2 cup Mint Leaves
2 Green chillies
1 small piece of Ginger
3 Garlic pads

How to proceed

Cut broccoli into small pieces and boiled with water for 5minutes.
Separate broccoli from water and keep it aside.
Add mint leaves,chillies,ginger and garlic to grind a smooth paste.
Heat pan add ghee and coconut oil.

Add cloves,cardamom and bayleaves.
Now add grind paste and boiled it for 10 minutes.
Now add boiled broccoli and salt for 5 minutes.Then add basmathi rice to mix well.
Now yummy pulao is ready.Serve with raitha or pickle.

Posted on Sunday, October 13, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Friday, 11 October 2013

There are many health benefits of sprouted fingermillet flour.Sprout ranks at top most position of freshness
and nutritional value in our day-to-day life.Sprouts are low in calorie count and have rich in fiber.
You can also make dosa in this fingermillet flour.Its also very healthy dish for diabetes too.

What you Need

Sprouted Ragi Flour 1/4cup
Boiled Milk 2 Cups
Water 1/2 Cup
Melted Jaggery 3 tablespoon
Cardamom  2 

How to proceed

Take a pan and add water ,sprouted ragi flour to boil it for 3 minutes.
Now add Milk to mix well and boil it for 1 minute.

Finally add cardamom and melted jaggery to mix it well.
Now Sprouted Ragi drink is ready.

Posted on Friday, October 11, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Tuesday, 8 October 2013

I like all diary products and i love paneer too.Paneer have a high protein and minerals.I made this masala in a simple way.I hope u will try  this simple paneer recipes.

What you Need

Paneer 100g
2 Medium sized onions
1 large sized tomato
2 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste
2 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
2 small piece cinnamon
Salt to taste
2 teaspoon Butter (optional)

How to proceed

Heat pan add oil and cinnamon in it.Add onion,tomato and ginger garlic paste to make a puree.
Now add this puree in a pan.Now add turmeric ,chilli powder,garam masala and salt to mix well.

Now Heat pan and add oil for deep fry.Cut paneer into long strips and deep fry in oil.
Now add this paneer into the masala and saute it for 10 minutes.Finally add butter to mix this masala.

Now paneer masala is ready.Serve hot with rotis and rice.

Posted on Tuesday, October 08, 2013 by Subha Subramanian


Saturday, 5 October 2013

I like to have a combination of veggies and coconutmilk.I saw this recipe in my favorite channel.This curry is very simple to make and healthy too.Coconut milk contains high vitamins and minerals.Its also good for heart's health and helps control weight.

What you need

2 cup coconut milk
1 small mango (chopped)
5 small onions(chopped)
2 green chillies
1/2 cup Coriander Leaves(chopped)
salt to taste

How to proceed

Take 1 cup coconut milk and add onion,green chillies
mango and salt to boil it for 10minutes.

This curry is slightly curdly now.Dont worry about that bcoz it makes very juicy.
Now add second cup milk to boil it for 2 minutes.
Now add corainder leaves to garnish.
This simple mango coconutmilk curry is serve with hot rice.

Posted on Saturday, October 05, 2013 by Subha Subramanian