Archive for March, 2012

Thakkali Tharakkal (Tomato Gravy for Breakfast)

Serving: 4 |Type: Chettinad -Side Dish for Tiffin Ingredients: Onion(Diced) -1 cup Tomato(Diced) -1cup Chili Powder -2tsp Dhaniya Powder -3tsp Turmeric -pinch Salt -to taste Coriander -few  Seasoning: Oil -2tbsp Mustard -1tsp Urad Dhal -½tsp Sombu -½tsp Cumin -½tsp Fenugreek -¼tsp Red chili -1 Curry Leaves -few   Method: Take a heavy bottom vessel heat […]

Asparagus Spinach Scrambled Egg

Serving :2 | Type: Non Veg- Poriyal Ingredients: Egg(beaten) -2 Asparagus(finely chopped) -6 Spinach(finely Chopped) -Hand full Milk -2tbsp Pepper Cumin Powder -½tsp Salt -to taste Oil -1tbsp Lemon juice -2 drops   Method: In a bowl beat eggs with milk and pepper cumin powder. Take a pan heat with oil add asparagus sauté for […]

Quinoa Oats Pakkoda with Spinach and carrot

Serving: 6 to 8 people | Type: Snack Ingredients: Quinoa -1cup Oats -½ cup Mixed Dhal -1 cup Shredded Carrot -1cup Chopped Spinach -1cup Onion (chopped) -½ cup Green chili(chopped) -1 Sombu, Cumin -1tsp Red Chili -3 to 5 Asafotida -¼tsp Salt -to taste Coriander leaves -few Curry leaves -few Oil -For frying Method: Mixed […]

Bread Upma(Bread Fry)

Serving:2 |Type: Tiffin Ingredients: Bread -8 slices Onion(Diced) -½ Tomato(diced) -1 Green Chili(slit) -2 Red chili Powder -1tsp Turmeric -pinch Salt -little Yogurt(optional) -3tbsp Oil -2tbsp Mustard -1tsp Urad Dhal -1tsp Asafotida -pinch   Method: Toast the bread in the bread toaster and cut into small pieces and keep it aside. Take a pan heat […]

Murungakai Puli Kuzhambu(Drumstick Tangy Gravy)

Serving: 4 | Type: Veg-Kuzhambu Ingredients: Murungakai(cut) -1cup Tomato(Cut) -1cup Onion(diced) -½ cup Tamarind -lemon size Chili Powder -1tbsp Dhania powder -2tbsp Turmeric -¼tsp Salt -to taste   Seasonings: Sesame oil -3tbsp Mustard -1tsp Urad Dhal -1tbsp Fenugreek -¼tsp Red Chili -2 Asafotida -¼tsp Curry Leaves -few   Method: Soak the tamarind with  cup of […]

Pacharisi Mavu Kozhakottai(Rice Flour Steamed Cake)

Serving: 4 |Type:Chettinad Snack Ingredients: Pacharisi Mavu -2 cups Pasipparuppu(Half Cooked) -½ cup Ghee -1tbsp Grated Coconut -3tbsp Salt -to taste   Method: Mix everything with hot water. Make like a chappati Dough. Make a shapes like Kozhakottai and steam it for 10 to 15 minutes. Then turn off the stove. Serve with any chutney […]