Friday, March 21, 2014

Plantain Flower Poriyal


Plantain flower is good for health to everyone.It has rich fibre content and rich vitamins and proteins.It has many health benefits.The flower contains antioxidant property.The traditional health benefits of plantain flower is used for constipation and ulcer problems.It is very much useful for women which is used for irregular periods and mensural cramps.So prepare plantain flower and get health benefits of plantain flower.


  • Plantain Flower - 1
  • Onion - 3
  • Tomato - 1(Optional)
  • Garlic - 10 Pods
  • Cinnamon - 1 Stick
  • Cloves - 1
  • Saunf/Fennel Seeds - 1 Teaspoon
  • Salt - To Taste
  • Oil - 1 Teaspoon
  • Split Roasted Gram - 3 Tablespoon(Powdered)
  • Clean and finely chop the plantain flower.
  • Finely Chop onion,tomato,garlic.
  • Grind cinnamon,Clove,Sanuf together.
  • Take a pan and heat oil and add onion and garlic and saute.
  • Add finely chopped plantain flower to it and saute well.
  • Add tomato,required salt and grind cinnamon,clove,saunf powder.
  • Close it with lid cook well with low flame.
  • Add split roasted gram powder and mix well.
  • Serve hot.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Ragi Puttu


Puttu is a traditional and healthy evening snack.Mostly puttu is made with rice flour.But i tried in Ragi flour.We can make the puttu in two types.Sweet puttu and kara puttu.This post gives you sweet puttu using jaggery. Give this healthy evening snack to your kids and enjoy......:)


  • Ragi Flour - 1 Cup
  • Ghee - 1 Teaspoon
  • Grated Coconut - 1 Cup
  • Grated Jaggery - 1/4 Cup
  • Salt - To Taste
  • Take a pan,heat one teaspoon of ghee and add ragi flour and fry till fine aroma comes out.
  • Keep aside and leave that flour till it become cool.
  • Boil half cup of water with little salt.
  • Sprinkle the water into the ragi flour and mix well.
  • Be careful while mix water,Because the ragi flour should be wet,not as full paste.
  • After add water also the flour should  be separate.
  • After made the flour wet,steam the flour in idly plate for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • After it cooked well add grated coconut,grated jaggery and mix well.
  • If you like add cashewnut and raisins also.
  • Serve hot.

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Friday, March 14, 2014

Carrot Halwa


It is very simple and easy sweet recipes with healthy carrots.I love this carrot halwa.Do  prepare this carrot halwa and enjoy it....Send your feedback as your comments......:)


  • Carrot - 1 kg
  • Milk - 500 ml
  • Sugar - 1 Cup
  • Grated Badam and Cashewnut - 1/2 Cup
  • Guava - 1/4 Cup(Optional)
  • Salt - one pinch
  • Ghee - 1/2 Cup
  • Cardamon Powder - 2 Pinch
  • Grate the Carrots.
  • Take a pan,Boil milk and carrot together till the grated carrots cook well.
  • Add sugar,ghee,Cardamon Powder,Pinch Salt and mix well.
  • Stir well till you get the consistency.
  • Garnish with grated nuts.
  • Serve hot or keep it in refrigerator and Serve cool.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Egg Curry(With Coconut Milk)


Hi Friends,

           It is a traditional kerala recipe.In tamilnadu also we prepare Egg Kuzhampu in some other style.In this malabar egg gravy,prepared using coconut milk,so it differs from other egg gravy.While using coconut milk we have cook slowly and not more to cook after coconut milk adds.When first time i tried i didnt expect the taste this much....really awesome...:).It best suits with Idiyappam,Idly,Dosa,White Rice.First time i tried with tiffin items,To Visualize to you all i used plain white rice.That is also very much tasty.Use fresh coconut to make coconut milk.Go Try it and post your feedback as comments.....:)

Ingredients :

  • Egg - 3
  • Onion - 2
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 Teaspoon
  • Thick Coconut milk - 1 Cup
  • Thin Coconut milk - 1 Cup
  • Red Chilli Powder - 1 Teaspoon
  • Coriander Powder - 1 Teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4Teaspoon
  • Garam Masala - 1 Teaspoon
  • Coconut Oil - 2 Teaspoon
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Cumin Seeds - 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - few

Boil eggs.
Heat a pan,add oil and put mustard seeds and cumin seeds,after splutters add finely chopped onions and curry leaves and sauté it.
Add chilli powder,coriander powder,garam masala and turmeric powder and mix well.
Add ginger garlic paste and stir.
Now add thin coconut milk and boil for 5 minutes.
After add thick coconut milk and wait till bubble comes then add boiled cutted into halves eggs into the gravy.
Now malabar egg gravy is ready to serve.

Mom Style Mutton Gravy


My mom prepare this type of mutton gravy.She doesn't eat non vegetarian but she cooks very well.My mom also prepare chicken gravy in the same method.She add potatoes in to it,I like that potatoes which absorbed mutton stock ie potatoes with non veg taste.Now we see how to prepare how to prepare this mutton gravy.Enjoy this Gravy....Send your feedback as your comments.....:)

  • Mutton - 1 kg
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 Teaspoon 
  • Red Chilli Powder - 1 Teaspoon
  • Coriander Powder - 1 Teaspoon
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 Teaspoon
  • Salt - To Taste
  • Oil - 2 Tablespoon
  • Onion - 4
  • Tomato - 4
  • Saunf /Fennel Seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
  • GreenChilly -3
  • Cinnamom - 1 Stick
  • Cloves - 4
  • Pepper Corns - 10
  • Coriander Leaves - 1 Bowl Full
  • Ginger - 2 Inch
  • Garlic - 5 Pods
  • Wash the mutton cleanly and squeeze it without water and keep aside.
  • Cut the onion and tomato into square.
  • Take a pan,heat one teaspoon of oil and add the ingredients int the table"To Fry And Grind" and saute till the onion become golden brown and grind it as fine paste.
  • Take a another pan,heat oil and add washed mutton and turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste and saute well,after 5 mins it become waterish and saute well till water become dry.
  • Then add salt and grind paste and chilli powder and corinader powder and add required water and cook for 2 whistle.
  • After pressure goes off mix well and garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • If you need add grated cooconut to it and serve hot.
  • I had this with Dosa.But it well also with idly,chapathi,Poori and also for Rice.

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Plaintain flower Vada/ Vazhapoo Vadai


Vazhaipoo vadai is very much tasty and healthy recipe.You cant stop eat this when you start eating.It is very much healthy and more of fiber content.Cleaning that flower makes some body difficult but that is very easy clean by removing centre stem in each stick.Enjoy this wonderful plaintain flower vada....:)


  • Plaintain flower - 1 (Big)
  • Bengal Gram - 250 Gms
  • Ginger - 1 Inch
  • Garlic - 10 Pods
  • Onion - 2 Cup(Finely Chopped)
  • Mint leaves,Coriander leaves,Curry Leaves - 1 Cup(Finely Chopped)
  • Cinnamon - 1 Stick
  • Cloves - 4
  • Saunf/ Fennel seeds - 1 Teaspoon
  • Salt - To Taste
  • Oil - To fry


  • Clean plaintain flower by removing the centre stem and finely chop it and put it in buttermilk water.
  • Soak bengal gram for one hour and grind coarsely.
  • Cook the finely chopped plaintain flower and filter it without a drop of water.
  • Grind Cinnamon,Cloves,Saunf Seeds as fine dry powder.
  • Finely Chop onion,green chilly.
  • Take a Bowl,Mix cooked plaintain flower,Grinded bengalgram,Grind masala powder,Onion,Green chilly,and finely chopped curry leaves,coriander leaves,mint leaves and required salt.
  • Mix well and make as thick vada batter.
  • Heat oil in a pan and take a ball of batter and flat it and put in hot oil and fry till golden brown.
  • Fry till golden brown and crispy.
  • Very tasty and yummy plaintain flower vada is ready.

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Vermicelli Upma


It is very simple breakfast to at rush within 5 to 10 minutes.You can make this healthy by adding Carrot,Peas,Beans to look good also.Enjoy with this recipe......Send your feedback as comment...

  • Vermicelli - 2 Cup
  • Onion - 2 (Sliced Vertically thin)
  • Green Chilly - 3(Cut into Halves)
  • Urad Dhall - 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Bengal Gram - 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Curry Leaves - Few
  • Oil - 2 Tablespoon
  • Water - 4 Cup
  • Salt - As Needed
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds after splutters,add urad dhall and bengal gram and fry till golden brown.
  • Add Finely sliced onion and green chilly,saute till it become transparent.
  • Add required salt and water.After it boils add vermicelli and mix well.
  • Close it with lid and cook in low flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves. 

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Nellai Potato Stirfry/Urulai Poriyal - Using Coconut and Jeera

Nellai Potato Stirfry/Urulai Poriyal Usually Potato is loved by everyone in various versions like Fries,Kurma,StirFry, and so many.....