Ragi Puttu is popular breakfast recipe from Kerala served along with egg curry, kadalakari (black chickpeas curry) or with pappadam, small yellow banana or even with just plain sugar. Ragi puttu is vegan, gluten-free, healthy, oil-free breakfast recipe which is made with minimal ingredients, just the flour and fresh coconut. Everyone from Kerala love puttu it's just like staple idli or poha for breakfast it's puttu in Kerala.
Chettinad Fish Masala Powder is spice powder used to make fish fry or fish curry specially in Chettinad style or even we can use this spice powder for any fish fry or curry recipe. Made with fresh ingredients this fish masala powder works bring great magic to any fish recipe and using home made fresh masala is always better I think that's why you can see lot of spice powder that I have posted so far.
Masala Matar Pulao or Masala Peas pulao rice is easy one pot meal which can make in jiffy and also do lot of variations with it. This masala matar pulao makes excellent lunch box recipe or even perfect comfort meal for weekend when you have some good curry on making whether veg or non-veg then this simple pulao makes best combo. We can also use coconut milk to cook the pulao for extra flavors. Add few more vegetables if preferred.
Kuthiraivali Upma, Samvat upma or barnyard millet upma is easy upma recipe which is like all millet gluten-free, healthy and made vegan here. One of the quick breakfast or tiffin items has to be upma when we don't have any option upma always come as great resort. Barnyard Millets is also known as sama chawal (vrat chawal) in hindi, Kuthiravali in Tamil, Udalu in Telugu, Shyama in Bengali, Khira in Oriya, Swank in Punjabi, Kavadapullu in Malayalam, Oodalu in Kannada
Matar Kachori, peas kachori or hare matar ki khasta kachori is flaky, crispy deep fried pastry filled with spiced peas filling and it's popular North Indian breakfast than snack during winter when there are ample of fresh peas in market. Matar Ki kachori is something which I relate a lot and since fresh peas is popular in our house along with the matar ki dal this matar kachori is another regular dish. Matar Kachori with aloo sabzi is the most famous combo and it makes great brunch deal during weekends.
Plain Pulao or sada pulao rice is easy one pot meal which can make in jiffy and also do lot of variations with it. This plain pulao also makes excellent lunch box recipe or even perfect comfort meal for weekend when you have some good curry on making whether veg or non-veg then this simple pulao makes best combo. We can also use coconut milk to cook the pulao for extra flavors. Add few more vegetables if preferred.
Methi Chicken, murgh methi or methi chicken curry is delicious chicken curry with addition of fresh methi (fenugreek) leaves is absolute delicious and a wonderful combination to enjoy during winter when we have ample of fresh methi leaves available. I am starting a new series along with the Millet Friday and this time it's going to be Sunday Non-Vegetarian series where I will post non-vegetarian recipes like egg, fish, chicken, prawn or whatever that I am making.
Bajra Masala Khichdi, Bajre Ki Khichdi, Saboot Bajra Khichdi is pearl millet khichdi or we can even say Kambu Masala Pongal. As it's Sankranti time and for us Sankranti special is making khichdi, chivda dahi, tilgul, bhuga, chikki etc but khichdi is very important like it's Pongal in South and Venn Pongal or Khichdi does have same logic with little difference, anyways so today being Millet Friday I thought of sharing this wonderful, healthy pearl millet recipe of Khichdi.
Coconut Rice, Thengai Sadam as known in Tamil is traditional South Indian variety rice which normally made during festival specially during Pongal, Navratri and it's also popular lunch box recipe as it's very quick to prepare coconut rice. If we have leftover rice then making coconut rice is great option and as this thengai sadam is mild and not spicy it's also good for kids. Before moving over I want to wish everyone Happy Pongal and Makar Sankranti.
Urad Dal Vada, ulundu vadai, bada is medhu vada or vadai popular snack all over time with different names. Made with urad dal batter and deep fried into delicious vada or vadai is treat either as snack or served along main course specially during festival treat. Like Medhu vada or urad dal bada cabbage vada is made in similar way with just extra addition of finely chopped cabbage which I have posted some time back. And before moving over I want to wish everything Very Happy Lohri and Bhogi.
Dubki wale Aloo, or aloo rasa is potato curry in thin spiced gravy. Dubki means dipping so in this curry potatoes are dipped in the gravy as you can see in the picture there are lot of gravy but less of potato. In dubki wale aloo we shouldn't not see much of potato but the gravy is important here it's very thin yet delicious. Dubki wale aloo is famous in Mathura, one of the holy city in Uttar Pradesh where Mathura is birth place of Lord Krishna.
Thinai Sakkarai Pongal, thinai sweet pongal, foxtail millet sweet pongal is healthy pongal and perfect to try for this coming Pongal festival. 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? 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.
Paka Kolar Bora, Bengali kolar bora is banana fritters where paka means ripe, kolar means banana & bora means pakora or fritters and this is one of the delicious tea time snack. Kolar Bora popular Bengali delicay during Janmashtami and Makar Sankranti as during Sankranti kolar bora is made with new rice to welcome the new year with a bang. If you have ripe bananas with you then you should try this yummy yet super easy snack, we can do this in no time it makes great snack for tea time or kids.
Dates Cake, eggless, butterless date cake makes excellent tea cake or a quick breakfast cake or even dessert. Hope all of you had great start of the year and wishing everyone again a very Happy New Year and to start this year of blogging on sweet note here is simple yet delicious date cake recipe. This dates cake recipe is very easy just mix the dry ingredients, wet ingredients and bake and we don't need any special gadgets also a bowl, spatula or wire whisk is enough to make this moist and delicious cake.