Thursday, August 16, 2018

Egg Kothu Parotta Recipe | Mutta Kothu parotta | Parotta with Egg

Most of us love to eat parotta from the roadside shops, though we all know it is not healthy. The taste of that maida parotta is really yummy, especially the spicy kothu parotta with lots of onions and green chillies. In my native, we have a helper akka whose husband makes the yummiest parotta. So, whenever we go on vacation, he comes home and makes parotta for us in our kitchen at least once.  Last time when he made, I reserved few parotta to try kothu parotta. Though I have not followed the restaurant style method of mixing plain salna at the end, it tasted very delicious. This egg kothu parotta can be made in a jiffy if we have parotta in hand either frozen or fresh. This post was lying in my draft for more than a year now and finally, the time has come for it to go live:) Let's see the simple preparation steps:
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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Beans Paruppu Usili Recipe | Paruppu Usili | Beans Usili

I am a very picky eater during my school days and mum struggles a lot to feed any vegetable. I slowly started trying vegetables when I was in the hostel and even during that time I never bothered to try beans and I hate it the most. Once my colleague at TCS brought beans paruppu usili and it was so yum. I have tasted the usili rice and many other usili dishes from his lunchbox. After I started cooking, I got the recipe from his mum and tried it. We liked it very much and started making it once in a while. Today I am sharing the recipe here and off to the recipe: 
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Monday, August 13, 2018

Chakka Kuru Aviyal Recipe | Jackfruit Seeds Aviyal

As mentioned earlier in my posts, I love Jackfruit and it is one of my favourite fruits. We have jackfruit tree at my home in native and hence I am exposed to all kinds of dishes that are made with jackfruit. It is not easy to get Jackfruit seeds in Sydney. However, once I was able to get a piece of Jackfruit from the Indian grocery store and I preserved the seeds to try some recipe. Today I am sharing an aviyal recipe made using jackfruit seeds. Do check out my Onam Sadya recipes. I have shared few jackfruit recipes earlier and check those recipes in the links below:
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Friday, August 10, 2018

Capsicum Fried Rice Recipe | Capsicum Pulao | Lunch Box Ideas | Rice Bowl

Any mixed rice/one pot rice come in handy for our busy morning hours. We can pack an amazing lunch box if we make a simple side dish to go with this rice. Today I am sharing the recipe for the flavourful Capsicum rice/Pulao. I will be consolidating all the mixed rice recipes from the blog in a separate post for easy reference.  Do check out my red capsicum chutney, which is a huge hit on the blog and at home. Off to the recipe:
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Thursday, August 02, 2018

Vazhakkai Roast Recipe | Raw Banana Roast

Initially,  when I started blogging I use Vazhakkai only in Aviyal. Later, I started exploring more and tried Vazhakkai Podimas, Vazhakkai Stir-fry, Kootu Curry, Kalan etc. Any side dish for rice using Vazhakkai (raw banana) can be made in a jiffy and it is suitable for our hurry burry busy morning cooking. Today I am sharing an interesting varuval recipe and it goes very well with sambhar, kara kuzhambu and mor kuzhambu. Off to the recipe:
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Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Strawberry Lassi Recipe

I am obsessed with strawberries until a few years back, now I am back to my roots and sticking to fruits such as orange, mango and jackfruit as my favourites. During last spring, I tried this strawberry lassi mainly for the sake of blog and we loved it. Check out the other Strawberry recipes that I posted earlier and I have Mango Lassi recipe as well in the blog. Let's see the simple lassi preparation:
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Thakkali(Tomato) Kuzhambu Recipe

I always end up with similar kind of lunch menu each week with usual curries. However, I am trying to include different combinations at least once or twice a week. Today's recipe 'Thakkali kuzhambu' rarely appears in my kitchen though I love it a lot. This is made with very few ingredients and it goes well with rice. I am planning to make this yummy curry more often and let's move to the preparation steps:
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