Oct 012015
 
South Indian Punugulu (with dosa batter) - tea time snack

Punugulu or punukulu is a mouth watering Andhra street food, that is commonly prepared using dosa batter. I have many memories attached to this wonderful crispy tea time snack recipe. When I was a child, my father used to bring home punugulu almost on every weekend when he goes to market. The crisp fried punugulu is normally packed with either [Read more]

Sep 282015
 
Homemade whole wheat cookies -- atta biscuits

It’s been a long time since I posted some cookies (biscuits). So, last weekend I was just asking my husband to give me an idea for a healthy and nutritious cookie that can be eaten like a snack. He immediately suggested whole wheat cookies mixed with a handful of lightly roasted nuts. I loved the idea and we together made [Read more]

Aug 282015
 
Chakra pongali or sweet pongal recipe or sakkarai pongal

Chakra pongali is a sweet that is often prepared during Indian festivals like pongal or sankranti and other pujas at home. It is a sweeter version to ven pongal or khara pongal. Chakra pongali or sweet pongal is made using moong dal and rice, cooked in ghee, milk and jaggery. It is easy to prepare and even healthier since it [Read more]

Aug 272015
 
Instant Bread Uttapam

Bread uttapam is again one of those easy and instant recipes that can be prepared for breakfast, lunch or dinners. I normally make this bread uttapam for dinner whenever I want something quick to prepare and light on the tummy. These uttapams are a healthy breakfast and lunch options too. You can pair them up with any salad or fruits [Read more]

Aug 262015
 
Curd rice - daddojanam

Curd rice or daddojanam in telugu, is a simple and very easy to make rice recipe using curd and a simple seasoning or tadka. It can be prepared within minutes and also is a very good lunch box or tiffin option for kids. Generally, I prepare this daddojanam ( curd rice) as one of the recipes for varalakshmi vratam, a [Read more]