Veg Curries/Gravies · Veg Starters/Snacks

Vaazhakkai Podimas/Vaazhakkai Puttu- Grated Raw Banana Stir Fry

Vaazhakkai Podimas or puttu is made by tossing cooked and grated raw bananas with basic Indian Tempering, onions , green chilli and grated coconut. The recipe was passed on to my mother by my grandmother and I learnt it from her.I have been meaning to get my hands on it for a while now and… Continue reading Vaazhakkai Podimas/Vaazhakkai Puttu- Grated Raw Banana Stir Fry

Desserts & Sweets

Thirunelveli Halwa- Whole Wheat Halwa

Thirunelveli is famous for its #iruttukadai halwa which is traditionally prepared by extracting wheat milk from #brokenwheat. The wheat milk is then sautéed in ghee for hours. Though the process seems laborious ,its totally worth your time and energy. Instead of going by the authentic route, you can still prepare the halwa by extracting wheat… Continue reading Thirunelveli Halwa- Whole Wheat Halwa

Veg Starters/Snacks

Baked Potato Wedges- Pizza Hut Style Potato Wedges

Potato Wedges is one of the most preferred starters of vegetarians after French fries. It is enjoyed by people of all age groups. If you are someone who keeps a tab on your calorie intake, but, still would like to indulge, this recipe is for you. Wedges of potatoes marinated in spices are baked to… Continue reading Baked Potato Wedges- Pizza Hut Style Potato Wedges

Veg Starters/Snacks

Easy to make Paneer Tikka on Tawa- Tawa Paneer Tikka

Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese)Tikka is one of the most sought after starters when it comes to vegetarian food. Chunks of soft cottage cheese marinated in yogurt flavoured with Indian spices is grilled to perfection. It is usually accompanied by mint chutney , onion rings and lemon wedges. Traditionally, paneer tikka is prepared in tandoor(clay ovens).… Continue reading Easy to make Paneer Tikka on Tawa- Tawa Paneer Tikka

Desserts & Sweets

3 Ingredient Dairy free mango Popsicle|Vegan Mango Popsicle

Summer has reached its peak in Chennai and staying at home itself is a daunting task let alone venturing out. I'm not exaggerating. It literally feels like living in a hot furnace. My fellow Chennai peeps would definitely call it an understatement. That terrible it is! However, there is much more to summer than sweltering… Continue reading 3 Ingredient Dairy free mango Popsicle|Vegan Mango Popsicle

salads

Carrot Broccoli Soup with Baby corn and Mushroom

An easy to make healthy soup without any thickening agent/cream. Serve this as an appetizer or as an after-noon snack. It also keeps you satiated for a longer time. I like to have it with a piece of home made garlic bread.Do try and let me know how it turned out for you. Required Ingredients:… Continue reading Carrot Broccoli Soup with Baby corn and Mushroom