Posted by Shyla Nagesh on January 21, 2017
Tomato is grown and eaten around the world. It is used in diverse ways, including raw in salads, and processed into ketchup or tomato soup. Unripe green tomatoes can also be breaded and fried, used to make salsa, or pickled. Tomato juice is sold as a drink, and is used in cocktails too.
Tomatoes are acidic, making them especially easy to preserve in home canning whole, in pieces, as tomato sauce or paste. The fruit is also preserved by drying, often in the sun, and sold either in bags or in jars with oil.
Tomato is 95% water, contains 4% carbohydrates and less than 1% each of fat and protein.
When you get Tomato in plenty and much cheaper rate you can make various items and store for future use. Sauce, Jam, ketchup, chutney, pickle, tomato powder, tomato paste etc.,
Today I am showing you simple way of preparing Tomato Chutney. Also I have added some cherry tomatoes which I harvested from my garden.
CONGRESS KADALEBEEJA-SPICY ROASTED PEANUTS
Posted by Shyla Nagesh on October 15, 2016
Kadale beeja/Peanuts are very rich in protein. They have high nutritional values and dietary fibre too. Some of them experience allergy to peanuts.
Kadale beeja/Peanuts are widely used in many recipes in many forms. One of them is spicy snack Congress Kadlebeeja.
Congress kadalebeeja/spicy roasted peanuts is a popular Karnataka style spicy roasted peanuts. It is very easy to prepare at home. This is a healthy and mouth watering spicy snacks. Best served with a cup of coffee or tea. Preparing these spicy peanuts is very easy but you need to have patience while roasting the peanuts.
CUCUMBER PULPMIX/SOUTHEKAI TIRULU HASIGOJJU
Posted by Shyla Nagesh on September 10, 2016
Cucumber is widely known throughout the world. It is consumed raw in salads, used in preparing many dishes too.
Cucumber contains 95% water and 16% calorie. It acts as an anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancerous agent. Cucumber peel and seeds are rich in nutrients. That is why we consume without peeling the cucumber. If the seeds are tender we can use them along with the attached pulp. Today I am showing you such a recipe. Instead of wasting the seeds we can consume to gain nutrients in it. This recipe can be consumed with hot rice or dosa or chapati.
Following are the ingredients and method of easy recipe Cucumber pulp mix/Southekai Tirulu Hasi Gojju.
VEGETABLE CHUTNEY-TARAKARI CHUTNEY
Posted by Shyla Nagesh on August 31, 2016
As everybody knows vegetables plays an important role in preparing dishes. They are used in our kitchen in various forms. They are the source of vitamins, minerals, salts, amino acids, fibre etc., They are used in sambar, pulav, bisibelebath, curries, palya, salads etc., All vegetables have typical flavour and taste. Some vegetables are not liked due to their smell and taste. But today’s dish is an exception to it.
Today I am showing you a yummy and nutritious chutney using various vegetables. This is very good idea to make children consume vegetables.
I have used carrot, radish, cabbage, capsicum., You can add various vegetables as per your choice.
SPRING ONION GRAVY-EERULLI HOOVU GOJJU
Posted by Shyla Nagesh on August 23, 2016
Spring Onion/Eerulli Hoovu smells alike Onion but taste differs. Various dishes are prepared from these.
It is also used for decorative purpose in the dishes.
Today let us learn an easy and tasty recipe Spring Onion gravy / Eerulli Hoovu gojju which can be consumed with chapatti, dosa, hot rice etc.,
Posted by Shyla Nagesh on August 18, 2016
Today is Upakarma festival, this year.
Sattupindi is usually prepared as Naivedya on Upakarma day. It is prepared from rice flour and various fruits. Very tasty and easy to prepare.
CURRY LEAVES CHUTNEY POWDER-KARIBEVU CHUTNEY PUDI
Posted by Shyla Nagesh on August 16, 2016
Chutney Pudi/Chutney Powder is an essential condiment found in every south indian kitchen made out of dhals consumed in combination of almost all food items. Mouth watering taste when consumed with hot rice and a dallop of ghee or oil. It goes well with curd rice, hot rice, dosa, chapati, upma etc.,
Chutney Pudi/Chutney Powder can be stored for several days and consumed.
Chutney Pudi/Chutney Powder is prepared in various flavour. Today we are going to see the ingredients and method of prepating Curry leaves/Karibevu Chutney Pudi/Chutney Powder
Posted by Shyla Nagesh on August 11, 2016
Chiroti is a famous sweet fried dish usually made during marriages and festivals. It is consumed along with sugar powder and/or badam milk.
Today let us learn to prepare Chiroti at home instantly. It is very easy and tasty. And there is no need to wait for marriages or functions.
Posted by Shyla Nagesh on August 9, 2016
Tea is common aromatic beverage drink consumed all over the World. Assam Tea, Green Tea, Arab tea, persian tea etc.,
Tea is prepared plain, ginger tea, elaichi tea, masala tea etc.,
Masala powder contians various spices and herbs. Combination of masala varies.
MYSORE PAK-CRUNCHY MYSORE PAK
Posted by Shyla Nagesh on July 30, 2016
Mysore Pak is a famous sweet dish of South India prepared by using Gram flour/Kadale hittu, sugar and rich amount of ghee. Mysore pak is made in two consistency. Soft and crunchy. If you want soft Mysore pak remove from flame little early.
Mysore pak was first prepared by a palace cook named Kakasura Madappa. Madappa made a concoction of gram flour, ghee and sugar. When Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV asked its name, Madappa simply called it the ‘Mysore pak’.
Today lets learn how to prepare very easy way of preparing crunchy Mysore Pak.