2012/08/31

SPINACH NOODLES




INGREDIENTS :

Noodles - 1 packet
Noodle masala - 1 packet
Spinach - 1/2 bunch

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Cook noodles with sufficient water and a spoon of oil with noodles masala till done.
2) Meanwhile , cook spinach with little water till done and grind it .
3) Remove both from the flame and mix together well before serving .

This goes to Super power super foods by Jagruthi .


2012/08/30

CHICKEN FRY







INGREDIENTS :

Chicken legs - 8
Chilli powder -  2 tsps
Lemon - 1
Curd - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chicken masala - 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Dried mint - 1 tsp
Coriander powder -  1 tsp




METHOD OF PREPARATION : 

1) Marinate the chicken with the above ingredients and leave in fridge for 1 hour.
2) Shallow fry them with little oil .

Serve hot .

Linking it up with Party Snacks Food by Snehidhi.

VEGETABLE NOODLE SOUP




INGREDIENTS :

Noodles - 1 small packet
Onion - 1 chopped
Mixed veggies - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Pepper - Jeera powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1 pinch
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Milk - 1 tsp
Corn flour - 2 tsps


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat oil . Add mustard and Jeera . When it splutters add , chopped onion and saute till tender.
2) Add veggies with spice powders, salt and water.
3) Cook till done .
4) Meanwhile in a separate pan, add sufficient water , when it starts boiling add noodles and cook till done .Remove it and keep aside.
5) Add water to the veggie pan and corn flour to it.Stir it without lumps.When it starts boiling add noodles to it and serve hot .

Linking it with Party Snacks Food by Snehidhi.

2012/08/29

OATS PORRIDGE / KANJI



INGREDIENTS :

Oats - 1/4 cup
Chillies - 2
Onion - 1 chopped
Carrot - 1 grated
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Boil oats well with sufficient water and salt.
2) Garnish it with Raw chiilies, onion and carrot .

Serve hot .

This goes to Super power super foods by Jagruthi .




and Sharan's Celebrating Independence Day .


VEGETABLE NOODLES



INGREDIENTS :

Noodles - 2 small packets
Onion - 1 chopped
Mixed veggies - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Mustard , Jeera - 1 tsp each
Maggie masala -2 packets
Chilli powder - 1 tsp


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat oil . Add mustard and Jeera . When it splutters add , chopped onion and saute till tender.
2) Add veggies with spice powders, salt and water.
3) Cook till done .
4) Then , add sufficient water , when it starts boiling add noodles and cook till done .Check for salt and spice.

Serve hot .Party Snacks Food by Snehidhi.

2012/08/28

MY FIRST BAKE - HONEY CAKE


INGREDIENTS :

Self Raising Flour - 1 cup
Eggs - 3
Caster Sugar - 1 cup
Honey - 1/4 cup
Butter - 1/2 cup
Baking powder - 1 tsp
Milk - 1/4 cup

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Seive the flour well . 
2) Beat the eggs well .
3) Mix flour , eggs , milk ,sugar,baking powder and butter with honey well without lumps .
4) Transfer the mix to a greased pan .
5) Heat the oven to 200 deg .c . Place the pan and bake for 20 minutes . Prick it with a tooth stick and check before removing it from the oven .
6) Once done ,  place it in a grill to cool down.
7) Serve it with Honey Toppings .

This goes to Super power super foods by Jagruthi .




also linking it up with Chandrani's Spot light: Healthy snacks event

.

and Bake Fest at FoodMania by Kavitha ,event started by Vardhini

BakeFest


Party Snacks Food by Snehidhi.







2012/08/27

CHICKEN CHOW MEIN




INGREDIENTS :

Noodles  - 1 packet
Green chillies  - 3
Onion  - 1 small sliced
Soy sauce  -  2 tsps
Chicken pieces - few
Garlic cloves- 3
Tomato sauce - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Cook noodles and drain the water . Toss it up with oil to avoind sticking .
2) Meanwhile , marinate chicken pieces with salt, chilli powder and pepper powder for 1/2 hr . Then , fry it separately in little oil till done . Keep is aside .
3) Then , saute onion, garlic cloves , green chillies till tender .
4) Then , add chicken to it followed by noodles and mix it up well . 
5) Finally , toss it up with sauces and little salt .

Serve hot .

2012/08/26

MASHED POTATO / URULAIKILANGU MASIYAL





INGREDIENTS:

Potato - 200 g
Red chillies - 2
Jeera  1 tsp
Curry leaves
Grated Coconut - 3 tbsps
Salt to taste
Pepper Jeera powder - 2 tsps

METHOD OF PREPARATION:

1) Peel the skin and pressure cook potatoes for 6-7 whistles .
2)Then mash them and keep aside.
3)Heat oil in a kadai .Add mustard and urat dal .When it splutters , add red chillies and curry leaves.
4)Then add grated coconut and fry for a minute .
5)Add potato and mix them well .

6) Add pepper jeera powder and mix them well with little salt before removing from flame.

Serve hot with rice.


 This goes to Super power super foods by Jagruthi .


2012/08/25

PALAK PARATHA





INGREDIENTS : 

Whole wheat flour  - 2 cups
Spinach 1 bunch
Red chillies - 3
Garlic cloves - 4
Salt to taste
Ghee/Unsalted butter .


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Cook spinach with garlic , red chillies with little oil . Allow it to cool down and grind it coarsely.
2) Knead dough with the grinded spinach firmly with oil . Roll small ball of dough for chaphathi .
3)Heat tawa. Once hot , place it and flip to its sides till done .


 This goes to Super power super foods by Jagruthi .


2012/08/24

TOOR DAL OMELETTE

This is one of my recipe from my earlier post in 2008 , wish to share with you again.



INGREDIENTS::

Toor dal-1 cup
Rice - 1/4 cup
Red chillies - 10
Fennel Seeds - 1 tsp
Sambar onion - 10
Curry and Coriander leaves
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak dal and rice for 4-5 hrs . 
2) Grind it finely with other ingredients like a dosa batter , a bit watery.
3) Heat dosa tawa . Spread a ladle of batter and flip to its side till done .

Serve hot with Sambar/Chutney

2012/08/20

PRAWN BIRIYANI / ERAL BIRIYANI



INGREDIENTS:

Prawn - 500 g
Rice - 1 cup
Coriander leaves,Curry leaves,Biriyani leaves,Mint leaves
Salt to taste
Onion - 1 big sliced
Tomato - 2 big sliced
Cinnamon - 3
Cloves - 1
Green chillies - 4 split

To marinate prawn : 

Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp 
Lemon - 1 
Curd - 1/2 tsp
Salt
To Grind : 

Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Elachi - 2 
Ginger - a small piece
Garlic cloves - 7-8
Cinnamon sticks -1 
Cloves - 2








METHOD OF PREPARATION : 

1) Marinate prawn with little of chilli powder , coriander powder , salt,turmeric powder and curd for 30 minutes.
2) Heat oil or ghee in pressure cooker . Once hot add whole spices, biriyani leaves for 2 minutes , followed by sliced onion and saute till half brown .
3) Then add tomato , coriander leaves,pudina and split chillies . Saute it till tender . 
4) Add marinated prawn , add chilli powder ,grinded masala , salt and cook till prawn is half cooked(10- 20 ) minutes . 
5) Then , add rice and 1 1/2 cups of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles .
6) Wait till the pressure leaves and mix it up once .Serve hot with Onion Raitha and Pudina Chutney .

Linking it up with Sea food Feast event.

2012/08/19

AWARD

A lovely award from a lovely blogger , Pari . Thank you dear.







Game Rules :- 

Rule 1: Post 11 things about yourself.

Rule 2: Answer the tagger's 11 questions.
Rule 3: Tag and pass the awards to 11 other bloggers.
Rule 4: Create 11 questions for the bloggers to answer.
Rule 5: Go to bloggers page and inform them about the awards.
Rule 6: No tagging back.

Rule 2 @

1) Tell one of your weakness. 

Friendly nature.

2) One dish you wanted to try most and somehow never tried or failed?

Baking .

3) The person in your life you admire the most.

Mom and My grandmother.

4) Your recipes are mostly inspired by? 

Mom and my grandmother.

5) What you will make for breakfast if you have only 15 min and 5 ingredients?

Upma / Dosa/Porridge

6) What is your secret ingredient?

Happiness , Love and Satisfaction.

7) Which is your rescue food? (means for sudden demands)

Wheat dosa.

8) Your favorite spice?

Not very specific...

9) What do you like most in my blog?

Tummy inviting tempting lovely delights 

10) Would you like to follow me and why?

Definetly will follow your blog for your lovely delights.


Passing it to :



Questions for you :

1) Who inspired to write a blog?
2) How your own cooking changed your eating habit?
3) How Cooking gives you pleasure and happiness?
4) Food and you ?
5) Positive and Negative feedback from your family for your food ?
6) Which vegetable you love to cook daily?
7) Will you pre-plan your menu for tomorrow's lunch/breakfast?
8) Any tips from your family kitchen to be shared?
9) Your most memorable recipe , most enjoyed recipe and from where you tasted it.
10) Most loved restaurant ? Review plz.
11) Blogging and you ?

Happy to share these certificates with you from Divya




Thank you friends !! 

2012/08/17

RICE UPMA



INGREDIENTS :

Rice - 1/2 cup soaked and finely grinded with little water.
Onion -  1 chopped
Red Chillies - 2
Curry leaves
Jeera - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves

METHOD OF PREPARATION : 

1) Heat oil in a kadai .Once hot , add Jeera and Mustard . When it splutters, add onion and saute till tender.
2) Then , add grinded rice to it with salt and stir it up continuously till done . The upma should not stick to the pan.Add oil if needed .
3) Garnish with Coriander leaves .

2012/08/15

MADURAI PAROTTA




INGREDIENTS : 

Maida - 2 cups
Oil 
Salt to taste



METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Knead flour with sufficient water to a soft dough Add more oil while kneading to make it more soft .
2) Knead it in  the morning for making parotta for dinner . Keep the dough in a clean air contianer covered for 6- 7 hours.
3) Apply oil to your hand, roll small balls of the dough and roll as shown.
4) Roll it like a spiral pattern.
5) Add a spoon of oil of it and beat it with your palms as for poli .
6) Heat tawa . Once hot , place it and add a spoon of oil .Then flip to its side till done .

Serve with Chicken kurma.

2012/08/14

KEERAI SADAM / SPINACH RICE

This is my most favourite rice , i remember my school and college days when i used to take this as my lunch for atleast twice in a week .My mom used to have greens daily ....i used to ask for this simple yet yummy rice   .





INGREDIENTS : 

Spinach - 3 bunches



Channa dal and Moong dal - 2 tbsps (soak it for an hour to become soft)
Red Chillies -2
Onion -  1 finely sliced
Sal to taste
Gingelly oil
Mustard and Jeera - 1 tsp
Soft cooked rice








METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Cook rice with 3 cups of water .
2) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard and Jeera .When it splutters , add chillies and soaked dal till dal is half cooked .
3) Followed by sliced onion and saute till tender.
4)Add spinach and sprinkle little water . Cover with a lid and cook till done .
5) Add salt and mix it up well .
6) Serve hot , mixing it up with rice and a spoon of gingelly oil . This is good for toddlers .


Linking it up with Gayathri's Down through memory lane event  , hosted by Archana





and Super power super foods by Jagruthi .


2012/08/13

SIMPLE FRIED CHICKEN NOODLES




INGREDIENTS :

Noodles - 1 packet
Chicken - 2 leg pieces fried
Onion -  1 fined sliced






HP brown sauce - 1 tsp
Tomato ketchup - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat oil in a pan . Saute onion till tender .
2) Add little water and noodles . Add a spoon of oil and allow it to boil till done.
3) Toss noodles with sauces and salt.
4) Cut fried chicken pieces and mix it up well with noodles .
5) Remove from flame and serve hot .

Linking it up with Fast Food - Noodles event

2012/08/12

CHANNA DAL LADOO







INGREDIENTS :

Channa dal - 1 cup
Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup 
Sugar- 1 cup
Cashew/Almond powder - 2 tsps






Boiled milk - 1 cup

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak dal for 2 hrs and cook for 3 whisltes and allow it to cool down.
2) Meanwhile roast coconut in a spoon of ghee and keep aside.






3) Ghee roast dal well in a kadai , followed by coconut,cashew powder and cup of sugar .Mix it up till the flavour rules out .


4) Transfer it to a big bowl . Slowly add warm milk to it and roll laddoos .

2012/08/11

EGGY CHICKEN NOODLES













INGREDIENTS :


Chicken Noodles - 1 packet
Onion - 1Salt to taste
HP Brown sauce - 2 tsps
Eggs - 2






METHOD OF PREPARATION :


1 ) Heat oil in a kadai . Add sliced onion and fry till transparent.
2) Add sufficient water and allow it to with chicken noodles masala and a spoon of oil .
3) When it starts boiling , add noodles and cook till done.
4) Then add beaten eggs to it and mix it well , followed by HP brown sauce till done.


Garnish with Coriander leaves and Oregano seasoning. Linking it up with Fast Food Event - Noodles by me