Potato fry (stir fry), aloo sabzi, urulai kilangu poriyal whatever we may call it this has to be one of the popular, easy, quick and delicious potato recipe. Potato fry is something that I make very often for a simple reason that it goes well with almost every thing whether it's roti, paratha or rice with dal, rasam, sambar and also that it's so easy and quick to prepare. It's taste good with everything making it great combo and perfect for those lunch boxes.
Dan Kaanda Sabzi (tari) or Pidi karunai kizhangu curry as it's called in tamil is similar to yam or colocasia (taro root) but it's not elephant yam or colocasia as some people think. I don't know English name for dan kaanda and this is the name that my in-law place known as. Dan kaanda texture is similar of colocasia but it taste little different though some times dan kaanda can also cause itchiness.
Mooli Paratha or mooli ke paratha is one of the popular paratha recipe and made in few ways, I personally make mooli ke parathe in 3-4 different ways and today is one of the most easy method of making this muli paratha. We can mooli paratha either by stuffing method or add everything with flour and make paratha and both ways it taste delicious, I choose the method depending on how much time I have in hand and of course on my mood :)
Coconut peanut chutney is easy, quick chutney recipe with minimal ingredients, it's different from normal coconut chutney here we use peanut instead of roasted gram or daliya and peanuts brings sweetness and flavors to this chutney. I have already posted peanut chutney normally which I make with red chilies and roasted gram too but one can adapt this chutney recipe remove coconut and make it as peanut chutney too.
Cucumber raita is popular raita recipe also known as kheera raita or vellarikka pachadi with little different method of preparation but the basic idea of cucumber and yogurt remains the same :) Cucumber raita I wanted to post for long time but it was not happening until I made it for lunch recently with paratha and also since now Chaitra Navratri going-on I wanted to post something fasting related recipe, this raita is versatile we can make this during fasting/vrat or even normal days with just change of salt.
Atte ka Halwa or atta halwa is popular North Indian halwa recipe, in Gurudwara aate ka halwa is distributed as naivedyam/prasad and known as Kada Prasad. In our home atte ka halwa is more popular then sooji halwa and we love it more than any other halwa. We make aata halwa more for breakfast than as dessert same as sooji halwa or during any pooja aate ka halwa, poori is distributed as naivedyam at home, temple etc.
Aloo Masala Sandwich Toast or Aloo grilled sandwich is easy sandwich recipe a bit long in making but it's totally worth all the time spend for preparing masala or filling and we can also use the same filling to make paratha or also can use as a sabzi for roti or even filling for dosa so see how versatile this aloo masala is we can make in large quantity make sandwich for breakfast and aloo paratha or masala dosa for dinner.
Onion tomato raita is one of the easy raita recipe and it taste very good with sweetness and crunch from both onion and tomato. Raita is one versatile accompaniment which we can have with any paratha, variety rice, biryani, pulao etc. This onion tomato raita goes well with pulao, biryani very well and adds extra zing to the main dish.
Papapya Milkshake is perfect for any day but during this hot summer it's even better to have. We get papaya regularly and I keep the papaya outside for longer time to get it ripen well, other than eating papaya just as fruit we can also make some juice, milkshake etc to make it more interesting and hydrate our-self well during hot summer days.
Methi Thepla is popular Gujarati flat bread or paratha made mostly for breakfast. Methi thepla is one of those paratha we can have it as breakfast, lunch, dinner, lunch box and it's perfect for travelling as thepla stays good for 2-3 days if handle properly and it goes well with just a pickle makes it more interesting for travelling or to have as quick breakfast or dinner. Methi thepla is one of the favorite recipe and it used to regular tiffin box during our school days.