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Kollu Kanji/ Horse Gram And Brown Rice Porridge

Horse gram is one of the healthiest legumes, ideal for weight loss. I usually made a simple dhal...

Mixed Vegetable Soup

This is a favorite soup in my house loved by all. This makes a healthy and filling lunch or din...

Little Millet / Samai Pongal

Samai pongal served with gothsu Millets, the less known grain, has been gaining popularity the...

Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

  This is one of the easiest and healthiest breakfast recipes that we love. If you are bo...

Methi Dhal / Vendhaya Keerai Kootu

This is a recipe request from one of my readers, who always leaves a comment or query about my r...

Nei Appam

I made this for Puja during Ganesh Chadhurti but couldn't post it until now. This is my kids...

Channa Dhal Pulao (Brown Rice)

This is a recreation of a channa dhal pulao recipe, which wee had at a nearby Indian restaura...

Vepampoo Kuhzambu /Neem Flowers Gravy

Over the course of my 5 years of blogging, I have met many wonderful friends  along the way....

Kids and Todller Recipes - Chicken Noodle Soup

This is my version of chicken noodle soup, which is a regular soup and my kids favorite. I usual...

Wheat Pidi Kozukattais

This is like an almost instant kozukatti recipe, which does not require soaking or grinding, an...

Arisi Kanji /Rice Porridge With Brown Rice

This is a traditional porridge recipe made during festive occasions. My grandma usually makes th...

Drumstick leaves (Moringa oleifera) soup

Drumstick leaves is something I have been missing or craving for ever since we moved to US. We ge...

Quinoa Sweet Pongal

I wanted to try this pongal recipe for quite sometime and finally made during this festive seaso...

Cabbage and black chickpeas poriyal/stir fry

This is one of my favorite filling and balanced side dishes. This goes well with rotis,  any sp...

Cream of mushroom soup

This soup recipe is a regular at home since its my hubby's favorite soup. Usually tomatoes ar...

Wheat rawa /cracked wheat lemon bhath

I have been wanting to try this lemon bhath for quite sometime after seeing this recipe at Malar...

Barley and Lentils Vegetable Soup

We are again in a low-carb or no carb dinner mode. I typically make these kinds of soups for d...

Buckwheat Kichidi

      Kichidi is slowly turning into one of our ultimate comfort foods these days. I lov...

Brocoli and cheese soup

Soup mania has been going around in my house again.   I have been preparing different soups for ...

Whole Wheat blue berry banana muffins

Dear friends, Wishing you all a Happy Mother's Day. This Mother's Day went on very well...

Methi, carrot, and moong dhal stir fry/ poriyal

Every time I take a break from blogging for just a couple of days, it usually ends up for more t...

Brown Rice Usili

  Dishes like these always reminds me of my grandma. Growing up, usili used to be a frequen...

Bitter gourd Chips

Bitter gourd has become a regular for me these days, not so much for my hubby though. The reaso...

Kids and toddler recipes: Homemade chicken broth

The last couple of weeks had been very hectic with the kids being sick most of the time. One wo...

Kids recipes: Homemade dates syrup

I have been giving dates syrup for my kids since they were a year old as advised by a doct...