Cooked rice idli recipe – How to make idli with cooked rice or leftover rice recipe – idli recipes

Idli is a popular south indian steamed cake and savoury in taste.  Idlis are usually served along with chutneys or sambar or spicy lentils powder.  Soft and fluffy idlis are popular not only in India but throughout the world. They are very light and wholesome. This idli recipe is made with cooked rice, idli rava

Carrot beans stir fry recipe – How to make carrot beans poriyal recipe

Carrot beans poriyal or carrot stir-fry is one of the easiest and simplest side dish recipe to make.  This stir-fry vegetable goes well as a side dish with rice and sambar.  Carrot and beans used gives a nice colour to the vegetable.  Carrot beans poriyal is a popular south indian dish and a dry vegetable

Veg Masala Vermicelli recipe – How to make veg masala vermicelli recipe – veg recipes

Veg masala vermicelli is a popular breakfast dish made with vermicelli, vegetables and spices.  It is not only healthy and nutritious but very delicious too.  A quick to make dish, it can be had as an evening snack also.  Vermicelli is called as shavige in kannada, semiya in tamil and seviyan in North India.  You

Oats peanut ladoo recipe – How to make oats groundnut laddu recipe – ladoo recipes

Oats peanut ladoo are a healthy and tasty ladoos made with oats, unsalted peanuts, jaggery and cardamom powder.  This is a no ghee no sugar recipe.  Peanuts ooze oil when ground, which helps in binding these ladoos. The natural oils in the peanuts helps to bind the ladoos without use of the ghee or milk.

Peanut rice – How to make peanut rice or groundnut masala rice – rice recipes

Peanut rice is a tasty south indian rice (also called as verkadalai sadam) prepared with rice, roasted peanuts and spices.  It is an ideal lunch box recipe for both kids and elders as well.  Peanut rice is very easy and quick to make too.  Dals like urad dal, chana dal and sesame seeds, coconut added

Urad dal murukku recipe – How to make urad dal thenkuzhal recipe – diwali recipes

Urad dal thenkuzhal or murukku is a very traditional and common snack made during Diwali festival in South Indian households, especially in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.  It is prepared with rice flour and urad dal flour.  This murukku is done in bulk as it stays good  for 2-3 weeks.  Here in this recipe I have

Shakkarpara or shankarpali recipe – How to make shakkarpara or shakkarpare recipe – Diwali recipes

Shakkarpara  or shankarpali is a popular sweet snack in Maharashtra and Gujarat.  It is generally made during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi or Diwali or any special occasions.  Shakarpara or shankarpali is rich in carbohydrates, an instant source of energy.  They are crispy deep fried sweet snack made with all purpose flour (maida), milk, ghee and

Oats chivda recipe – How to make roasted oats chivda recipe – healthy recipes

Oats chivda is a healthy chivda recipe made with oats, nuts and mild spices.  Here the oats and the nuts are roasted instead of deep frying and very little oil is used for roasting them. It can also be had as a  tea-time snack.  If you are making for any festive occasions, you can add

Aloo capsicum recipe – How to make alu capsicum recipe – side dish for rotis

Aloo capsicum is a easy and tasty recipe made with potatoes and green capsicum along with the basic spices which are readily available in the kitchen.  This sabzi goes well with rotis, phulkas, parathas and even as an accompaniment with dal rice.  Tomatoes added to it give a tangy flavor to the dish.  I have

Milk kesari recipe – How to make milk kesari (paal kesari) recipe – Indian sweet dishes

Milk kesari is one of the popular south indian sweet dish, which is prepared during festivals and other special occasions.  It is also called as paal kesari (paal means mik in tamil) in Tamil Nadu.  Traditionally kesari is made with semolina, water, sugar and nuts.  In this recipe,  instead of water, milk is used to