Ven Pongal || Kaara Pongal  || Savory rice lentils

Ven Pongal || Kaara Pongal || Savory rice lentils

VegetarianVEN PONGAL or KAARA PONGAL.A savory lentils and rice dish made for breakfast in general is a very famous and favorite dish of Tamil Nadu.Growing up I wasn’t so fond of the dish.. you know it had whole peppercorns, bits of ginger!! I used to 

Aloo paratha.. pics

Aloo paratha.. pics

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Orange Ginger Turmeric Immunity Shot

Orange Ginger Turmeric Immunity Shot

Dairy FreeVegetarianOrange Ginger Turmeric Immunity Shot… a perfect cold battling concoction that is delicious and effective. Also known as the yellow medicine as told by my son, a shot of this drink every other day or even weekly once is good for health!It is easy 

Easy Carrot Halwa ||Gajar Ka Halwa

Easy Carrot Halwa ||Gajar Ka Halwa

Carrot halwa.. the best ever seasonal comfort food. Yes..  while we get carrots throughout the year, winter carrots are super special and more fresh. Definitely calls for some warm dessert.. don’t you think? There is nothing more comforting than a bowl of this grain free, 

Pudalangai Paruppu Usili || Vegetables Lentil Stir-fry

Pudalangai Paruppu Usili || Vegetables Lentil Stir-fry

A delicious pudalangai Paruppu Usili aka lentils Stir-fry which is super healthy, quick to prepare and oh so yummy if you are looking for a vegan protein packed recipe.

Indian Gooseberries / Amla Raita || Nellikai Pachadi

Indian Gooseberries / Amla Raita || Nellikai Pachadi

VegetarianAmla raita.. having Indian gooseberries in abundance calls for new recipes. When they are healthy, that’s a bonus.Very simple gooseberries raita here and the ingredients are below. Just mix and serve. 1. Shallots or pearl onions – 6 or as needed, sliced2. Amla/Indian Gooseberries – 

Moong dal Idli Sambar || Yellow Lentils Sambar || Siru paruppu Sambar

Moong dal Idli Sambar || Yellow Lentils Sambar || Siru paruppu Sambar

Dairy FreeVegetarianMoong Dal Idli Sambar || Yellow Lentils Sambar – RECIPE POSTThis is an easier Sambar recipe, made with easily cooked moong dal or Yellow lentils and takes just 15 minutes to make. This Sambar is very mildly spiced, more like a soup and the 

Aval with Coconut Milk

Aval with Coconut Milk

VegetarianAval/rice flakes, coconut milk, sugar and grated coconut.Soak together the rice flakes in milk, add sugar and grated coconut. Relax until the breakfast makes itself.. perfect for a rainy Saturday morning. 1 cup of rice flakes 2 or 3 cups of coconut milk Sugar to 

Medhu Vadai – quick tips

Medhu Vadai – quick tips

Dairy FreeVegetarianGood morning and happy Thanksgiving giving day to all my friends & families who are celebrating the day. Hoping your holidays there will lighten the work load this week for us hereBreakfast scenes in the pic today.. Medhu Vadai – quick tips Medhu vadai