May 29, 2014

Crunchy and Chewy Oats Biscuits

This fibre rich biscuits keeps you healthy and brisk. They are also stomach filling and can be enjoyed in Tea time.


Easy to make Butter Beans Masala

Butter beans is available in yellow pods in vegetable markets. The butter beans are very good for health and tastes very well when added with Potato Curry or Vegetable Briyani. This butterbeans masala goes well as a side dish with chappathis as well as Rice. Thogh they are so many method of making Butterbeans masala, here I give the simplest and easiest method...


Softly boiled Butter beans 2 cups


Chopped onion & tomatoes 1 

cup each


Slitted green chilly 1


Oil 3 tea spoons


Dhaniya powder 2 teaspoons


Cumin seed powder 1/4 tea spoon


Crushed Cinnamon and Cloves 1/4 tea spoon 

Red chilly powder 1 tea spoon


Cornflour 1/2 table spoon


Boiled and cooled Milk 1 cup.





Heat the oil in a kadai. Do the seasoning by adding the crushed 

clove and cinnamon. Then  add onion and fry till becomes 

transparent. Then add tomato and fry. Meanwhile add the slitted 

green chilly and  all the powders(except corn flour). Add required 

salt. stir well. Then put the boiled Butter beans into the kadai &

allow it boil for 5 mnts to absorb the flavour. Add a cup of water 

and let it boil for 5 minutes. Dissolve the cornflour in the milk and 

pour into the kadai and stir well. In 2 minutes the masala thickens 

and gives a creamy and glossy look. Garnish with corainder and 

enjoy the taste.


NOTE: If you want to make it more spicy while frying onion add a 

teaspoon of ginger garlic paste and a pinch of garam masala 



Broccoli Soup


Broccoli florets – 1cup
Soaked and peeled Badam (Almonds) – 6
Finely chopped onions – ½ cup
Cinnamon and clove – 2 pieces
Corn flour- 1 table spoon
Milk- 2 cups
Butter or Oil - 3 tea spoons.


Heat the pan. Add butter. When it melts add cinnamon and clove. Then add onion and fry till colour changes. Then add broccoli florets and fry for a minute. Add 2 cups of water and close it with the lid. In 5 minutes Broccoli becomes soft. Then allow it cool down, add the soaked badam and grind it in the mixer. No need for filtering. Then again boil the soup. Mix corn flour in milk and add to the boiling soup and stir continuously. When it thickens remove it off from the stove. Add pepper and salt powder and serve with desired toppings.
Note: For kids A Cheese cube can be added while grinding the broccoli mixture.


Seppan Kizhangu Fry ( Taro Root Fry )


Crispy and Crunchy Seppankizhangu fry is the most suitable side dish for variety rice. It also suits for Lunch box since in this type the crispness stays for longer. Instead of making usual potato fry, make this Sepankizhangu Fry for a change......


Soya Granules Upma

A healthy breakfast recipe


Soya granules-1 cup

Onion 1
Capsicum 1 small sized
Medium sized tomato-1
Grated carrot -3 to 4 tbspns
Broccoli 1/4 cup
Green chillies 2
Ginger 1 inch piece.

Finely chop all the above ingredients (except soya)



Heat oil in a kadai .add mustard seeds and jeera and after it splutters add green chillies ginger and curry leaves. Add onion followed by capsicum and tomatoes and saute for 2 minutes. Now add broccoli nd carrot.Close with a lid nd allow the vegetables to cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
Now add soya granules,required salt. Sprinkle water, close and cook for 3 minutes. Once soya granuels is cooked switch off and add splash of lemon.
Garnish with coriander leaves.


Broccoli Paneer Stuffed Paratha

Healthy and Yummy Lunch box recipe that makes your kids to open their lunch box very eagerly and finish it off!!! Since ajwain is added very good for digestion. Broccoli is very rich in Vitamins, calcium, Selenium etc.,


Kovakkai Dry Sabji

      Cut kovakai into thin rounds or long, thin strips. Pressure cook it up to 3 whistles with turmeric powder and salt. Just sprinkle little water while keeping the veg. in the pressure cooker to avoid draining off the excess of cooked water.

Heat the kadai. Add required oil. Saute it with cumin seeds. Then add chopped onions and fry. When the colour gets changed add 1 tb spoon dhania powder, 2 tea spoon red chilly powder, curry leaves, and a pinch of garam masala powder. Fry for 30 seconds and then add the boiled kovakai and mix them all well. Keep the flam in low and stir the curry in the interval of 5 minutes three or four times. When the sabji becomes dry off the stove.Garnish with coriander leaves.