Happy Diwali

Wishing you and your family a very Happy Diwali 🙂

Brown bread baked in Convection oven

Making your own bread needs a little extra effort but the fragrance and the taste of the freshly baked bread at home will make it worth while. This was my first experience baking bread and hence I have tried with basic ingredients. Using just the whole wheat flour will make the bread dense – suggest…

Curry leaves Dosa

The yummiest dosa packed with lots of nutrients and a super hit amongst my family. My close friend is a Bengali and she tasted this dosa at my house and has started making this dosa every week. She supplies the batter to me when I need 🙂 This dosa comes out spongy and the aroma from the…

Cauliflower Sambar

Cauliflower is low in fat, low in carbohydrates but high in dietary fiber,water, and vitamin C, possessing high nutritional density. Steaming or microwaving better preserves anticancer compounds than boiling. My husband indulges himself if I make this sambar and I don’t have to worry even if I have to buy a large flower 🙂 Ingredients:…

Sprouted Dalia(Broken Wheat) Upma

Sprouted Dalia is also known as Bulgar wheat or broken wheat. It is prepared after sprouting wheat of superior quality and then processing it on a solar-operated grinder, thus ensuring all the vitamins and minerals are well-preserved. When cooked, broken wheat has a very hearty, warm aroma and a grainy, delightful taste. It has a…

Nice matters award

I thank Mythree for bestowing this “Nice Matters” award on me. “Nice Matters Award is for those bloggers who are nice people; good blog friends and those who inspire good feelings and inspiration. Also for those who are a positive influence on our blogging world.” I would like to pass on this award to my…

Nutrition Guide

Fit children grow into fit adults. The good health of children depends upon good nutrition and that should start right from an early age. They have special nutritional needs to ensure a normal growth and development. A balanced, tasty, appealing and a varied diet will provide a good foundation of all the nutrients, which are…

Macaroni with Soy nuggets

This dish is easy to prepare and is one of the favorite healthy breakfasts at my home. I conceived this recipe while trying to cultivate the habit of including wheat and soya for breakfast. This dish offers rich sources of protein, dietary fiber and carbohydrates from the wheat based macaroni and more protein from the…

Uppadai and Vella Adai

Kaaradaiyaan Nombu (pronounced ‘Car-a-dye-on Nomboo’) is celebrated in Tamil Nadu as the tamil month “Panguni” dawns. During this auspicious time, all married women and young girls tie a sacred yellow color thread around their neck. This is observed for their respective and prospective husband’s well being and that the couples should remain together always. On…