Broccoli_cheese_soup

Ummm.. Yumm for me! I just love this nice.. smooth.. creamy soup. It fills my heart specially on a chill day. Last time I had it when I visited Ikea. It was reaaally yummy. A spark in my mind which said I should post this recipe soon here. Making soups is fun and healthy too. Health benefits of Broccoli is definitely known. It’s rich in Vitamins K,C,A and has a very positive impact on body’s detoxification system. It also does it’s best when consumed steamed. In soups, it has to be cooked soft but otherwise, try to consume it steamed. My coming posts include oneRead More →

kothu_parotta

I guess all my Tamilian visitors and friends know this better than me… 🙂 “Kothu Parotta”.  Isn’t the name interesting???!! “Kothu Parotta” literally means minced parotta(roti) and happens to be a popular street food in Tamilnadu. I have tasted this few times in my childhood not even knowing it’s name. It’s a yummy snack and for those who love egg, you’ll love it. It can be a wonderful breakfast idea too. So, if you have any chapathi left overs, this is the best way to use them 🙂 Here the recipe goes..  Happy Cooking! Just a clear statement : I really don’t know the exact, traditionalRead More →

Tomato Dal

After a very frequent masala food or restaurant food, what would one love to eat and make the stomach feel satisfied plus happy??? Definitely Tomato Dal. This is definitely true for Andhrites(Southern Indians). Our daily food has Rice, and the best combination with warm rice is for sure any kind of Dal with ghee and some appadam(papad)/uppu mirapakayalu. Slurp! No dish can beat this combination. It’s such a pleasant, warm and satisfying meal. And it’s very simple to make. Follow the recipe and you’ll believe. Happy Cooking! Ingredients: 1 cup Kandi pappu/Tuvar Dal/Yellow Lentils 2 tomatoes medium – chopped into small pieces 1 medium sizedRead More →

daddojanam

Daddojanam is my fav. prasadam 🙂 It’s a kind of prasadam for me first rather than a tasteful dish. Prasadam is usually an edible food that is first offered to the deity and then distributed in his/her name to their followers as their precious gift. After performing any puja(Offering prayers), the deity is offered with this Prasadam. The word prasadam means ‘Mercy’. Receiving prasadam means, receiving God’s mercy to destroy all miseries. Specially in this Dhanurmasam period, Kattu Pongal, Bellam Pongali and Daddojanam are the three different dishes that we consider to offer as a Prasadam to Lord Vishnu. Now, about the dish, it’s veryRead More →