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]

Aug 072015
 
South Indian Upma - version 2

A slight variation to my already posted south Indian upma recipe is this – another version of upma with some nuts. I call this another version because in my house, my husband likes nuts in upma where as I do not. So, I normally make different versions at home. My favorite is actually tomato upma without any onions in it, [Read more]

Jun 252015
 
Groundnut and curry leaves chutney

One very difficult thought that lingers in my mind every morning?? which chutney should I prepare for breakfast today !! I have already shared my most regularly prepared 10 south Indian chutneys with you all. But still, I always want something different !! So today, I was preparing groundnut chutney and while dry roasting the peanuts I wanted to add some fresh [Read more]

Jun 182015
 
Paneer cake or chena cake (low fat cottage cheese cake)

Today morning when I checked my refrigerator, there were 4 half litre milk packets lying around and I was immediately confused not knowing what to do with them 🙁 I wanted to make something quick and easy without butter 😀 It suddenly occurred to me that there is something called Paneer cake (cottage cheese cake) or chena cake (Orissa special recipe). [Read more]

Jun 172015
 
Vegetable vermicelli upma - semiya upma

Vermicelli upma also called semiya or seviyan upma is another commonly prepared breakfast recipe in south India. It is prepared the same way like regular rava upma, but using vermicelli or semiya. After idly and dosa this vermicelli upma is the next most frequently prepared south Indian breakfast in my home. A cup of coffee along with this upma makes [Read more]