Bread masala recipe

Bread masala

Bread masala is a very quick and easy to make breakfast or snack recipe. This snack is a welcome and good change from the normal snacks made with bread like sandwich or bread upma. Bread masala can be made with white bread or brown bread. Bread is lightly stir fried and then cooked with onions, tomatoes and mild spices.

Onion raita recipe

onion raita

Onion raita is one of the easiest and most popular raita in the Indian cuisine. It is made with commonly available ingredients like onions, curd, green chillies and coriander leaves and can be done quickly. Onion raita goes well with biryani, pulao or any vegetable rice.

Banana/plantain stem stir fry recipe

banana stem stir fry

Plantain stem fry or vazhathandu poriyal is a very healthy and tasty vegetable made with banana stem and spiced mildly and garnished with grated coconut. Plantain stem contains dietary fibre which helps in normal bowel movements, thereby reducing constipation problems. Plantains have more vitamin A than bananas which helps in enhancing skin complexion. Plantain stem stir fry is also very easy and quick to make and can be included in your daily diet.

Coconut sevai/coconut idiyappam recipe

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Coconut sevai or coconut idiyappam is a very delicious snack or dish made with plain idiyappam (prepared with rice flour), grated coconut, red chillies and cashewnuts. It is a very healthy and light snack which can be had at breakfast time or as a snack. Coconut sevai or idiyappam is very easy to prepare too and very common in South Indian households.

Lemon sevai recipe (lemon idiyappam)

lemon sevai

Lemon idiyappam or sevai is a very healthy and delicious breakfast or snack dish made from plain idiyappam. If you have the plain idiyappam ready, it is quick and easy to prepare lemon sevai. Plain idiyappam/sevai is flavoured with lemon juice and seasoned with urad dal, chana dal and mild spices and very popular in South India.

Jackfruit payasam or kheer recipe

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Jackfruit kheer or chakka pradhaman is a traditional payasam or pudding of Kerala state. The yellow part of jackfruit and jaggery are the main ingredients of this payasam. It is usually served hot and very popular and made very often in Kerala. Small pieces of coconut pieces and cashew nuts are stir fried in ghee and added to further enhance the taste of the kheer.

Onion chutney recipe

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Onion chutney or vengaya chutney is an excellent side dish for idlis and dosas and is made without the use of coconut. Since onion is the main ingredient and no coconut is used, this chutney does not get spoilt quickly and can be carried along with idlis during long distance travel. Onion chutney is a perfect accompaniment and a common side dish in South Indian homes for idlis and dosas.

Chocolate cup cake recipe

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Chocolate cup cake is a very delicious cake made with easily available ingredients, maida flour, cocoa powder, butter, sugar, milk and condensed milk and without the use of eggs. It is even quick to make in just 30 minutes and a perfect party treat.

Potato cauliflower or aloo gobi curry recipe

Aloo gobhi

Potato cauliflower curry or aloo gobi is a North Indian dish made with potatoes, cauliflower, onions, tomatoes and cooked in Indian spices. It is a very quick and simple recipe and goes well with rotis as well as steamed rice.

Oats ladoo recipe – a healthy ladoo recipe

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Oats ladoo is a very delicious and healthy sweet dish which is made from oats, coconut, jaggery and garnished with nuts. Oats is high in fibre and having oats regularly helps to lower cholesterol levels and jaggery is full of iron content. Oats ladoo is very easy and quick to prepare too and an easy option for sweet cravings. Do try this yummy and healthy sweet and now for the recipe….