Thinai Kara Pongal, thinai pongal, foxtail millet pongal is healthy pongal and great way to replacement for rice. This thinai pongal is like all millets healthy, gluten-free, vegan and the best part it's very difficult to make out the pongal is not made with rice, great isn't it? So if you look to add millet in your diet then this ven pongal is wonderful option too and you can make others eat too without them noticing much. Foxtail millet also known as Thinai in Tamil, Kangni in Hindi/Punjabi, Korra in Telugu, Navane in Kannada, Thina in Malayalam, Kang in Marathi, Kang in Gujarati, Kaon in Bengali and Kanghu in Oriya.
Beetroot Sambar, or cukandar sambar is healthy sambar recipe where beetroot is used as main vegetable, made in Tamil style sambar. Beetroot is not only colorful but healthy vegetable and it's tasty too. As beetroot itself is little sweet in taste making sambar with beetroot is great idea and tamarind adds good sourness to this sambar making it sweet and sour. We can serve this sambar with rice, dosa, pongal, upma too.
Cabbage Vada, cabbage vadai, patta gobi bada is medhu vada made with cabbage instead of regular onion. Cabbage vada is made with urad dal batter and deep fried into delicious vada or vadai. Like Medhu vada or urad dal bada cabbage vada is made in similar way with just extra addition of finely chopped cabbage but the taste differs a little due to cabbage and cabbage vadai taste really delicious.
Varagu Arisi Sambar Sadam, Varagu Sambar Rice, Kodo Millet Sambar Rice is healthy, gluten-free, vegan sambar rice recipe which we can make in jiffy without much of hassle and it taste delicious. Kodo millet also known as varagu in tamil, kodra in hindi/marathi/punjabi/gujarati, arikelu in telugu, harka in kannda, koovaragu in malayalam, kodo in bengali and kodua in oriya.
Instant Oats Curry Leaves Dosa, or instant oats dosa, oats karuveppilai dosa is gluten-free, vegan, healthy and easy dosa recipe which we can make in jiffy as it's super Instant, quick and taste delicious. If you are in hurry or want something quick yet guilt free breakfast and/or dinner this instant oats dosa with goodness of curry leaves makes a wonderful choice. I add curry leaves not only for flavor but for curry leaves amazing benefits.
Red Coconut Chutney, or red chili coconut chutney is spicy coconut chutney made with red chili and onion, a variation from normal coconut chutney. Red coconut chutney makes great side dish with idli, dosa, adai, paniyaram and if you like spicy chutney then you will sure love this one too. It's always challenging to think what to make as quick side with idli or dosa other than usual coconut chutney, peanut chutney those days you can try this easy chutney recipe.
Mixed Millets Adai Dosa, or millets adai is healthy, gluten-free, vegan breakfast recipe made with multiple milllets and legumes plus we can also say this is instast dosa if we don't consider soaking time :p If you look to add millets in your diet in interesting ways then this adai dosa is for you it's super healthy and easy to prepare and this makes a great breakfast, brunch, dinner or lunch box recipe.
Garlic Noodles, or Chili Garlic noodles is easy and simple noodles recipe with minimal ingredients and which can be made in jiffy and gets pair along almost everything, I made vegetable manchurian gravy as side last weekend and it was delicious dinner, I had unexpected guest for dinner too and luckly I made quite extra so even the guest was happy. This noodles makes great lunch box recipe as kids will be happy to eat noodles.
Peerkangai Sambar , ridge gourd sambar, turai sambar, beerakaya sambhar is easy sambar made with ridge gourd or peerkangai which makes good side dish with rice. I normally make turai sabzi or dal and this peerkangai sambar is very rare affair but this time from making dal I changed my mind and decide to do sambar and in hurry manage to click the pictures too so I can happily share the recipe now :)
Banana Peel Thoran, vazhakkai thol poriyal, kaaya tholi thoran, kele ka chilka sabzi is raw banana or plantain skin thoran (stir fry) with simple spices and coconut in Kerala style. Yes we are using only the skin of banana and not the banana by itself, this recipe is very good best of waste recipe and does makes delicious side with rasam/sambar rice and of course not throwing the peel is added benefit indeed :)
Egg Pepper Fry, Egg Pepper Roast or Muttai Milagu Varuval is easy, spicy egg pepper masala made with simple ingredients and makes best side dish with simple pulao, rice variety or paratha. This recipe can be made very quickly and if we have boiled eggs in hand then it's can be done in jiffy. If you like egg and spicy food then you will love this recipe.