BITTERGOURD-HAGALKAI CHUTNEY

Chutney is South Asian Cuisine prepared from various mixture of spices, vegetables or fruits. It can be wet to dry, coarse to fine. It is combined with a wide range of food.

Chutney is prepared in many varieties.

Today I am preparing Bittergourd/Hagalkai Chutney. It is very tasty, easy to prepare, can be stored for 4-5 days. It goes well with hot rice with oil/ghee, chapathi, dosa etc

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JACKFRUIT PAYASAM-HALASINA HANNINA PAYASA-CHAKKA PRADAMAN

Jackfruit Payasam/Chakka Pradaman/Halasina Hannina Payasa is popular in Kerala. It is specially prepared for Vishu festival and also in any other festival.

Jackfruit Payasam/Halasina Hannina Payasa can be prepared in jackfruit season.

This is jackfruit season you can make payasam, halwa, appalam, chips and many more items.

Let us see the procedure of preparing Jackfruit Payasam

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SUKKINUNDE-BOORELU-SUGIYAN

Sukkinunde is a traditional sweet dish of Karnataka.  It is usually prepared on Shraaddha (death ceremony).  Now time has changed and it is prepared on any usual day to just eat like that as any other sweet.  It is crispy and very tasty.   It is named in different names at different places.  In Andhra Pradesh it is called Boorelu or Poornalu, Sukkinunde in Karnataka, Sughiyan in Kerala but the inside stuffing may differ from place to place.  The different stuffing will be of toor dal, chana dal, coconut with jaggery.

It is a sweet dumpling stuffed with an outer covering of rice & urad dal batter.  It is rarely prepared and most of them are not aware, how to prepare.  It is very tasty sweet dish.

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ORANGE PEEL CHUTNEY-KITTALE SIPPE CHUTNEY

Chutney is South Asian Cuisine prepared from various mixture of spices, vegetables or fruits.  It can be wet to dry, coarse to fine.  It is combined with a wide range of food.

Chutney is prepared in many varieties.  One of which is Orange Peel Chutney.

Today I prepared Orange Peel Chutney which is very easy to prepare and taste is outstanding.  Everybody at home liked the tongue licking chutney.  It goes well with hot rice with a dash of ghee, chapathi, dosa etc.,

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HALBAI-RICE CAKE-HALUBAI

Halbai is a popular sweet dish of Karnataka.  It is prepared with rice and jaggery.  If you want to prepare instant, you can use rice flour.  Final outcome depends on jaggery. Sometimes Halbai may come out light sometimes dark but taste is tongue licking.  You can eat as many pieces as you want, you will not feel you are stuffed with more sweets.  One should be careful with the proportion and the final stage, else Halbai will come sticky.  It will not go waste you can eat.

Halbai is very easy to prepare, soft, tasty and liked by everyone.  It can be prepared in all festivals, functions and as well whenever you want to eat.
Let us see the ingredients required and the procedure of preparing Halbai.

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HULI THOVVE-SPICY DHAL

Huli Thovve is famous Karnataka special traditional curry prepared from Toor Dhal.  It is usually prepared in marriages or festivals.  It makes a good combo with Majjige Huli/Spiced Yoghurt Curry.  Huli Thovve can be prepared along with sweet pumpkin or ridgegourd.

Huli thovve is mixed with hot rice along with a dash of ghee.  Take a spoonful of mixed rice and dip or roll it in Majjige Huli and consume.  It gives a very special taste.  Once you go with this taste you will never say no to this combo.

Today let us learn how to prepare Huli Thovve along with sweet pumpkin.

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BASUNDI

Basundi is a popular sweet dessert of Gujarat and Maharastra in India.  It is prepared by boiling milk to half or more.

Basundi is very easy to prepare, very tasty but takes a little more time.  It can be prepared in all festivals, parties, get together etc.,
Let us see how to prepare Basundi

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MAJJIGE HULI-SPICY YOGHURT CURRY

Majjige Huli is common Spiced Yoghurt Curry.  It is usually prepared by using Ash Gourd.  It is consumed with cooked rice.  It is also good combination along with Huli Thovve, a famous traditional dal curry.

Today lets us learn how to prepare Majjige Huli.

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STUFFED CAPSICUM JEERA RICE

Stuffed Capsicum

Rice is staple food of South India. Many rice dishes are prepared in varieties. Rice has its own taste. So are Basmati, Jeera Rice and so on

Thought of preparing rice in a different way which is easy, tasty and children would love to eat easily and of course very tempting.

Today I have prepared out of regular rice you can use Basmati Rice or Jeera Rice it gives special aroma.

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SABBAKKI SOPPU KOOTU-DIL LEAVES CURRY

Sabbakki Soppu Kootu

Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves Kootu is one of the tasty curry/side dish in South India.

Sabbakki Soppu/Dil scientifically known as Anethum Graveolens, is very good source of dietary fiber minerals manganese, iron, magnesium, vitamin A. Also a very good source of Calcium which is very helpful for bones. It boosts digestive health relief from insomnia, diarrhea, dysentry, hiccup, menstrual disorders respiratory disorders, cancer, oral care, arthritis, reduces excess gas. It has more medicinal values.

Now let us learn how to prepare Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Kootu. It is not spicy.

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