Bassaru - is an Indian style chickpea cooked water gravy also called rasam.This is being prepared/cooked in especially northern parts of Karnataka as an accompaniment for ragi mudde and also for idli or plain rice.Famous combination for this recipe is palya.Palya is nothing but a dry curry/sundal with the lentil which we used to get the water from. So we are not wasting anything and also getting all the nutrition from the lentil.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Rava toast one of the quickest snack /breakfast you can make at home for kids/adults.Eating plain toast every day can be boring sometimes.Also, this can be helpful at times when you don't have anything to cook, but you want something spicy and Indian. You can make your snack/breakfast in a jiffy and satisfy your hunger.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Puffed Rice Upma a filling and yummy breakfast of north Karnataka. 'Pori' we call in Tamil is made by puffing the rice in steam over a sand filled oven. It is considered to be healthy with iron content. This can be a snack as is while they are crunchy along with roasted gram,roasted coconut,some sweet candies and sure is healthy and filling for kids and adults.Even I make kara pori and pori urundai with mandakki(called in north karnataka and andhra).
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Ragi malt is a nutritious drink prepared with gluten free finger millet. Flour is prepared by Washing,soaking,cleaning,drying keppai for a day or two then, ground in mills to a fine powder along with some nuts and some spice like cardamom.This is easily digestible than the whole grain because it is in powder form. People living abroad has no benefits of this finely home prepared powders and has to rely on the products they get in local Indian markets/shop.Use whichever type is accessible to you.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Bell pepper one of the crunchiest vegetable available after celery and cabbage. That's why it play's the main role while preparing fried rice.It has a unique flavor that makes any dish so flavorful. To make the dish tastier, cook this veggie in slow fire. So you won't lose the nutrients and also the taste. Have you tried bell pepper sambar?.It is one of the yummiest sambar. You sure will forget to make another type after trying this one.
Friday, May 6, 2016
Graham Crackers a healthy cookie originally created with graham flour by Sylvester graham. Graham flour is a combination of finely ground unbleached wheat flour and coarsely ground endosperm,wheat bran . It is considered as a health food as a part of graham diet.Graham diet is a special diet following vegetarianism and not to use alcohol .There is abundant of fresh vegetables,fruits and also has milk and milk by-products.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Kosambari is an Indian style moong dal salad prepared especially in the state of Karnataka in Udupi and North Karnataka cuisine.This is a raw salad which is served as an appetizer just before the meal. In every occasion, be it dusshera, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ugadi, Makara Sankranthi,Ram Navami there is an important place for this Hesaru Bele kosambari. Just Like In Chettinad, Urad dal vada is being prepared every occasion.