Category : lunch menu

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Karpooravalli is a very common plant available inn the village sides. Like tulsi plant it can be grown normally in a pot and doesn’t require much maintenance. This leaves are found to have wide medicinal effect for cold and cough. It can either be eaten raw, else used to make bajji, Soup and rasam. It …
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Potato is a root vegetable where we can call it as kids favorite. This recipe of frying potato is my all time favorite since childhood. The day I entered kitchen I prepare this fry myself and its that simple too. You can call this a skids friendly recipe because of its less spice and crispy …
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Drumstick Leaves is called as Moringa or Murungai Keerai. This Moringa leaf is known to be the best source of nutrition and natural energy boosters. It helps in lowering the blood pressure and is sleep aid. It is found to be very effective in controlling diabetes. It is used as skin antiseptic and also acts …
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Chow chow is the commonly used name in the markets. This vegetable chayote belong to the gourd family like squash, melons and cucumbers. This vegetable is eaten like potatoes with or without skin, but I generally peel off skin before cooking. This is just an edible fruit which is an excellent source of folate. It …
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Mushrooms….. Yumm!! My all time favorite and now my son is an added member. Mushrooms are richest source of Selenium (protects urinary bladder) and Folic acid (iron). Like humans they produce Vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. Yes !! Mushrooms are the only fruit or vegetable source of this critical vitamin. White button mushrooms are …
Soya chucks are made from soy beans and they work well as meat substitutes. These comes in many forms like regular chunks, mini and also in the form of granules which can be used in many ways. Soya chunks are in dry form when bought and it doesn’t have that much flavor. It is reconstituted …
 This bitter gourd gravy is one of my favorite dish since my childhood. My mom always prepares this recipe whenever we buy bitter gourd. This is quite different with combined taste of bitterness along with tangy and spicy masala added. This recipe can be served to mix with plain rice also suits well for curd …
 Thuthuvalai can also be called as purple fruit pea plant in english. They are loaded with abundant health benefits and so I always maintain this plant in my balcony for my regular cooking. Already I have posted a recipe of preparing rasam using these leaves. Because this is regular in my diet need a change …
Frying of Lady’s finger along with blend of 5 masalas gives totally a different taste. From the day I tried out this recipe I starting preparing often…yes this is my son’s favorite snack all time and anytime. So I always store an adequate amount of ladyfingers in my box. Try out this simple recipe and …
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Previously shared about a small tip of extracting water from banana stem before we make a sir fry or any recipe out of the stem. I feel that the recipe remains incomplete unless i share a recipe made out of the stem after extracting the water. I usually do a stir fry with the stem …

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