Dry Baby Shrimp Idli Powder, I planned to prepare a traditional dish, that would remind me of my Grandma’s time. Some of the dishes are slowly becoming outdated or getting repackaged in departmental stores making its preparation less frequent in household. Dry baby prawn idli powder is one such dish. I still remember helping grandma and aunties with picking the impurities from the dry prawns … Continue reading Dry baby Shrimp Idli Powder – Chenna kunni powder
Ragi&Rice flour idiyappam/string hoppers: I was planning to prepare a light evening snack and I decided to make string hoppers(Idiyappam) which is a famous traditional South Indian breakfast. Usually, I make string hoppers with rice flour. I made the initial preparation of washing the necessary vessels and I was all set to make. It’s then I realized, that the rice flour quantity was less. I … Continue reading Ragi idiyappam/string hoppers – So light & delicious!
Kids Poori: Poori/Puri is a famous South Indian breakfast and it is best complimented with poori masala. Everyone including the kids love it, for the wonderful taste. To make it more exciting for the kids, when we meet up on holidays, we have started using cookie cutter, back home in Chennai. These little poories in attractive shapes were instantly popular with the kids, that they … Continue reading Kids Poori – Made with cookie cutter
Capsicum Mini Idli: As I was checking out my twitter handle (@sarahs_recipe), I came across the hashtag #worldIdliDay that was celebrated on March 30th. It was one of the top trends in twitter and there was even a contest conducted by Chef Ranveer Brar about no. of idli recipes in his app. There was so much happening and I missed all of it. What was … Continue reading Capsicum Mini Idlies – Did you miss World Idli Day?
Mutton baby corn soup: My mom to used make soups when someone has cold in the house. But now, with changing lifestyle, I’m accustomed to making soups very often. I make mutton soup for my kid as an after school evening refreshment. The light sweetness in the baby corn enhances the flavour and taste of the mutton soup. Whether it’s a mutton soup or a … Continue reading Mutton Baby Corn Soup – So Yummy!
Cappuccino at home: I’m a great coffee lover. Just the smell of coffee can make me feel light and happy. And, I have been always drawn towards the wonderful taste of Cappuccino and more than intrigued towards the art on top of it. For a long time now, I decided to try it out. Filter coffee has been the tradition in South India and it’s … Continue reading Coffee with Love – Prepare your own Cappuccino!
Sweet Aval/Poha Recipe: This is one of those easy to make recipes with very few ingredients and requires no cooking at all. When I know for sure that my lunch is going to be heavy, I try to balance it with a lighter morning. Sweet Aval breakfast makes me feel light and refreshed. I serve this dish along with banana just like the way we … Continue reading Sweet Aval/Poha Breakfast – Refreshing Mornings!
Parotta recipe: Parotta is a popular dish in South India especially in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Egg parotta and kothu parotta is a must try in this category in Tamil Nadu whereas malabar parotta in Kerala. Right from my childhood, I’ve always admired the way its made in street shops – there’s an air of mastery displayed over stretching, pulling, rolling and flattening of the … Continue reading Parotta Making – An easy way!
Winter fruit salad: Is it good to have a sans fruit winter? Or, should winter be the reason to avoid fruits? Rather it should be for preparing interesting spiced up fruit salads. Sometimes there’s this sourness that lingers in the throat after having a fruit/fruit salad. How do you overcome it? We are the best doctors for ourselves and the choice of fruit could be … Continue reading Winter Fruit Salad – All Spiced Up!
Ragi Koozh: It’s a traditional South Indian dish and it’s also called as keppai or kezhvaraghu Koozh in Tamil. Mostly small onions, green chillies & dry fish curry serve as excellent sides for this dish. However, you can keep it simple -just the ragi koozh without the sides would do – still tastes really good and refreshing! My mom used to say that some of … Continue reading Instant Ragi/Finger Millet drink – For Breakfast Skippers!