2012/04/30

FRUITS LUNCH / SALAD


INGREDIENTS :

  • Banana - 1 big
  • Strawberries - 200 gms
  • Grapes - 200 gms
  • Lemon juice - 1 lemon
  • Lemon zest - 1 tsp
  • Honey - 2 tsps

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Peel the skin of Banana. Slice them finely.



2) Add the sliced grapes finely (if seeded, remove the seeds).


3) Add in the sliced strawberries together.


4) Squeeze lemon juice and mix in the lemon zest.


5) Add the lemon juice with zest to the fruits bowl and mix in the honey. Slowly mix it up with a spoon.



A simple and yummy fruit salad is ready to be served . Mix fruits of your choice . My children loves it and we normally take this lunch during fasting . Linking it up with Fruit of the month - Grapes in my blog.

2012/04/29

SWEET AVAL PUDDING FOR TODDLERS

INGREDIENTS :

Aval - 1/2 cup

Boiled warm milk - 1/2 cup

Sugar to taste

Ghee roasted Raisins - few


METHOD OF PREPARATION : 


1) Soak aval/poha in mlik with sugar till it gets softened . 

2) Add ghee roasted raisins . Pudding is ready to serve .

Linking it up with Fruit of the month -  Grapes event in my blog and Roshini's  Healthy food for kids event , initiated by Nithu bala.

2012/04/27

ORANGE PANCAKE


INGREDIENTS : 


Plain flour - 1 cup

Eggs - 2

Sugar - 1 cup

Oranges - 6 

Buttermilk butter - 2 tbsps

Baking powder - 1/2 tsp




METHOD OF PREPARATION : 


1) Take the flour in a bowl. Add 1/2 tsp of baking powder and Sugar. Mix it well.

2) Add Orange juice and butter milk to it and mix it well without lumps.


3) Add eggs to it and beat it well. Set aside for 10- 15 minutes.


4) Heat tawa and make pancakes like dosa .

6) Flip to its sides till done.

Serve it with Jam or Jelly or Spread honey and roll the pancake .Linking it up with Roshini's  Healthy food for kids event , initiated by Nithu bala.

Rush your lovely recipes here . Fruit of the month -  grapes event

2012/04/23

MIXED VEGGIE VERMICILLI UPMA



INGREDIENTS

  • Mixed veggies - 1 cup
  • Channa dal - 2 tsp
  • Ginger - 1 small piece
  • Capsicum - 1/2 chopped
  • Mustard - 1 tsp
  • Red Chillies -3
  • Tomato - 1 big
  • Sambar powder - 2 tsps
  • Roasted Vermicilli - 200 gms
  • Coriander leaves


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard, jeera, channa dal and Onion . Saute till onion becomes transparent.

2)Add chillies ,ginger and tomato. Saute well till tender .




3) Then, add the vegetables, salt and all spice powders . 



4) Add sufficient water for the vegetables to soften. Cover with a lid. Cook for 5 minutes till the vegetables are soft.

5) Finally, add vermicilli and mix it up .  Cover with a lid and cook in slow flame till done.
Garnish it with coriander leaves.

2012/04/20

HONEYED FRUIT SANDWICH

A very simple yummy sandwich for kids . My daughter's favourite sandwich with her loved fruits .


 INGREDIENTS:

Bread slices
Fruit slices - Grapes, Banana, Apple
Honey as required

METHOD OF PREPARATION :  


1) Toast bread in a toaster.


2) Place mixed fruits and spread some honey over it.


Fruit sandwich is ready . 

Linking it with Fruit of the month - Grapes event in my space .


2012/04/18

BREAD UPMA




INGREDIENTS : 

Whole grain bread - 6
Red Onion - 1
Tomato - 2
Green Chillies - 3
Channa dal - 1 tsp
Mustard and Jeera - 1 tsp each
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Curry and Coriander leaves
Salt to taste


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add mustard and Onion . Saute till onion becomes transparent.

2)Add chillies ,ginger and tomato. Saute well till tender .

3) Cut bread to small cubes . Add it to the vegetables. Sprinkle little water to it and add chilli powder , turmeric powder and salt to it . Mix it well. Leave aside for 5 minutes.



Garnish it with Coriander leaves . Serve hot.

MENU CARD

BREAKFAST :
  1. DOSA VARIETIES :
2. NOODLES RECIPES:
3. BREAD:

4. Porridge/Kanji :
5 . CHAPATHI / POORI / PARATHAS:

6. UPMA VARIETIES :

7. IDLI VARIETIES :
8. OMELET :
Special Breakfast / Evening Tiffins :
1) Idiyappam:
2) Paniyaram :
3) Aappam :
4) Puttu :
RICE VARIETIES:
BIRIYANI :
Sambar/Kuzhumbu :

PORIYAL :

RASAM:
VEGETARIAN SIDE DISHES FOR ROTIS :
NON-VEGETARIAN SIDE DISHES / CURRIES: 

 1) EGG :
2) FISH :
3) CHICKEN :
4) MUSHROOM :

SOUPS:
Non-veg :



Veg :

FESTIVAL SPECIAL DISHES / SWEETS :

1) Kozhukattai :

2) Savories :
3) Sweets :
4) Payasam :
5) Halwa :
6) Vadai :
Starters:
Chaats :
HOME-MADE POWDERS/PODI :

PICKLES /THOKKU : 

2012/04/16

CHEESE SALAD SANDWICH


INGREDIENTS : 

Bread 

For Salad : 

Mix sliced cabbage , tomato, carrot, spinach, corn and 2 tbsps of lemon juice .


METHOD  OF PREPARATION : 


1) Toast bread . Apply cheese spread/ Mayonnaise to one side of each bread .



2) Sandwich salad between the bread .


Quick comfort breakfast to go with .


2012/04/04

RAVA IDLI


INGREDIENTS :

  • Roasted Rava - 1 cup
  • Curd - 1 cup
  • Rice flour - 2 tbsps
  • Salt



METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Soak rava and curd overnight with sufficient water and salt. Leave it in refrigerator.



2) Heat oil in a pan. Roast mustard, jeera, urad dal and green chillies.Mix all the above ingredients and leave for 1 hour aside . 

3) Heat idli pan. Pour in the batter and steam cook idlis .


Serve with Sambar/Chutney .


2012/04/02

FRUIT OF THE MONTH - GRAPES EVENT



Happy to do a guest hosting of Priya's Veggie/Fruit of the month Event for April with Grapes .

Rules are very simple .

1 ) Post any recipe with grapes and dried grapes too like Juices , Dessert , Salads etc .

2) Link it up back to the event page .

3) You can link up your delights in the space provided below this post .  No archieved posts please .Make new recipes.You can either send recipes to shamanagscrafts@gmail.com


Thank you ,

Enjoy the Event . Add ur recipes here

GRAND DAD EVENT ROUNDUP

Thank you all for your yummy delights . Here comes the wonderful delights :

Honey oats Muffin ; Baked veg wonton wraps ; Potaadu ; Veg wheat upma ; Capsicum rings