Oct 162015
 
Peanut rice - easy lunch box recipe

A very simple and quick recipe to pack for lunch box is this peanut rice. By using just 3 main ingredients, you can make this amazingly aromatic and flavorful rice. We know that peanuts are healthy, high on protein and raise your good cholesterol(HDL) levels when taken in moderation. Both me and KS love peanuts, I prepare peanut chutney very [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]

Jun 222015
 
Ven Pongal - Khara pongal recipe

Another classic south Indian breakfast recipe is – Ven Pongal or Khara Pongal. This is a mildly spiced rice and moong dal combination that is served hot with any south Indian chutney and sambar. Ven pongal is also a very traditional recipe in south India that is often prepared during festivals. My mother very regularly makes this for breakfast along with onion [Read more]

Jun 042015
 
Curry leaves rice (karivepaku annam)

Curry leaves rice (kadi pattha) is yet again a very easy rice recipe. Here, rice is cooked first and later the curry leaves powder is mixed in it. Curry leaves is an everyday home ingredient and is extensively used in south Indian cooking especially in tadka or seasoning. This curry leaves rice is very ideal for lunch box. When I [Read more]