Category : Authentic

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Sprouts are the healthiest, Low fat meal which can be either eaten raw or cooked or steamed. Sprouted grain are mainly rich in protein, fiber, proteins, vitamins and antioxidants. Sprouts provide high amount of energy. I have posted about the Topmost health benefits of sprouts in my earlier post and also stated about how to use …
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Thambli is a Mangalorian cuisine which I learnt from a neighbor aunty from the native of Mangalore. She is very health concern, has authentic flavors in her dishes, follows simple steps in the recipes she make and finish up with an authentic touch Thanks Shoba aunty for sharing this such a wonderful recipe which my …
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Preparing different types of side dishes for Roti/Chappathi would be great challenge and happy to feel while serving. Though we crave for restaurant style of gravies and oil floating curries on one side on other side we would think something healthy and simple gravies using regular dals or lentils readily  available in kitchen Lentils gravy …
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Millets are group of traditional grains which imparts a healthy metabolism for a perfect daily. Store bought are very expensive and home made sattu maavu/health mix is an economic alternative. Usually my mom makes in huge batches and pack for my sister and me and for my father.  Porridges are one of  our regular breakfast …
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Millets  (sirudhaaniyam ) are traditional, authentic and smallest grain with abundant health benefits.Compared to use of rice in regular diet consuming millets will show a profound change in our health. Here I have given the measurement for cooking Saamai. There are two varieties in saamai (boiled and raw). I used the boiled saamai. Saamai is …
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Pigeon Peas were extensively used for feeding livestock and to manufacture dals. This legume has been my favorite since my childhood days. When ever we cultivate turmeric in our field we plant this legume along the sides. This legume has a great aroma and taste excellent when pressure cook just by adding salt. We sit …
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Ragi vermicilli / Ragi semiya is a healthy alternate in breakfast or dinner menu in most of the South Indian kitchen. Ragi is called as Finger millet and area said to be the power house of proteins, minerals and amino acids,which is said to be one of the most healthy cereals. Ragi tends to be …
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Sandwiches are always a simple and a healthy recipe which is also said to be kids friendly, snack friendly, healthy and simple breakfast friendly too…Here the recipe is very simple and plain with out much of added masalas and spices,as specifically I made kid friendly with healthy touch. I use whole wheat bread in most …
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Lemon Rasam is a simple and a traditional recipe. Rasam is the authentic dish of South India which can be termed as  soothing soup. The sour taste of lime garnished with the flavors of coriander leaves and pinch of asafoetida gives a perfect aroma. Lemon rasam would be better choice when you wanted to prepare …
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Homemade butter will be my best choice always specially for its great aroma and flavor. Though we get ready made butter in shops, try these simple steps at our home to prepare your special cup of real butter. Here I have used the green color Nandhini (like aavin in Coimbatore) milk. Though we get blue,green …

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