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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Tutti Frutti Recipe | Candied Raw Papaya Recipe

        Tutti Fruity is nothing but candied papaya.There are many version of candied papaya .This is the Indian version of papaya tutti frutti.There is no much ingredients needed for preparing ,but you need a lot of patience to get a good result.I have prepared it once but without any color in a hurry i didn't soaked in sugar syrup for long and finally ended up throwing them.So be patient and you will see it when you end up eating it.
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Saturday, September 26, 2015

Valaithandu Kootu Recipe | Banana Stem Curry Recipe | Video How to Cut Banana Stem

     Banana stem/vazhai thandu is an amazing fiber rich vegetable. A lot of people don't know the importance of including vazhaithandu in their regular diet. It is fiber rich and it plays a big role in removing the gall bladder stones/kidney stones.These stones are formed because of large amount of calcium storage in gall bladder.Doctors advice patients with kidney stones to have banana stem to remove the stones.

banana stem kootu curry

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Red Pepper Hummus Recipe | Tahini Recipe | Hummus With Tahini Recipe

    Hummus  dip from the middle east- that's all i know.When i googled i got to know more details.Here are some i read in wikipedia.'Hummus' in Arabic means chickpea Yes!!  we are calling only the main ingredient  also called garbanzo/chana.The complete name of the spread in Arabic     is hummus bi tahina.It's an Egyptian food then became popular all over middle east.
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Vegetable Dum Biryani Recipe | Restaurant Style | Biryani Recipes

        Biryani one of the largest known rice recipe.Biryani is nothing but rice flavored with spices or meat/vegetables along with mint ,sometimes with coriander leaves.Very rich biryani has saffron for the orange color.Most restaurants include saffron for the same purpose.
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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Palak Puri | Spinach Poori | Breakfast Ideas

       Puri is a deep fried flat bread made with whole wheat flour.One of the major breakfast in north and south India and a favorite food of most people.
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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sweet Pidi Kozhukattai | Ground Rice Batter Method | Easy Snack Recipes

     Sweet pidi kozhukattai -is  an easy snack made with ground rice batter. A healthy  5 ingredient snack.I made them in traditional way(Yes !! i ground the rice to batter and prepared).Its soft ,fresh,tasty and what not entirely delicious.
sweet pidi kozhukattai

Avarekalu Usli | Mochai Sundal | Karnataka Special

Avarekalu sundal - sundal prepared with dried mochai beans. Avarekalu  also called mochai in tamil ,surati papdi in gujarathi.papti /vaal in maharatshtra. We don't get fresh beans here in US,I buy dried beans and keep it.I love mocha kulambu and masala very much.When ever i remember , i will soak and prepare something interesting.Will soon bring more dishes using hyacinth beans in mykitchenodyssey.
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Monday, September 14, 2015

Places To Visit In NY | Ithaca | Waterfalls Near NJ

     Visiting nature is an adventure by itself .we are visiting a lot of parks recently.We love to do hiking,biking,swimming .Visiting nature itself is very peaceful and relaxing for many of us,isn't it ?

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Creamy Avocado Dip Recipe | Quick Dressing | Healthy Dip

Avocado dip-One of the creamiest dip i ever made at home.Yogurt and lime adds the required sourness while roasted cumin and cilantro makes the dip flavorful.Jalapeno adds a mild spice the dip requires.Overall yogurt blends with the fruit making  a rich,creamy  and healthy dressing.
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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Besan Ladoo Recipe | Microwave Method | 5 min ladoo

Besan Ladoo recipe - a simple ,quick and delicious ladoo made for most festivals in India.'Besan' is chickpea flour and 'ladoo'  is nothing but a ball.Ghee adds a lot of texture,smell and flavor to the sweet along with cardamom pod.Adding roasted nuts make a crunchy bite inbetween.Over all, a real quick deliciousness.
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Friday, September 4, 2015

Aval Murukku | Poha Recipes | Krishna Jayanthi Recipes

      Aval Murukku  a tasty ,melt in mouth murukku prepared with poha as the main ingredient.Aval gives the perfect texture to this chakuli and makes taste better than any savories i have ever made.I always have a love for chettinad thenkuzhal.I have tried murukku with dal,ragi ,butter.We love spicy kara sev and ribbon pakoda with a cup of tea,do you?
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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Krishna Jayanthi Recipes 2015 | Janmashtami Recipes

       Krishna jayanthi /janmashtami/gokulashtami (why) is celebrating the birthday of lord krishna.He is the eight son of devaki ,vasudeva born in madura and brought up by yasoda ,nandagopal in Gokulam .
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    On this day diety lord krishna is being prayed with all the food he likes , especially butter,seedai ,murukku,thattai ,aval etc.In south Indian temples a sport called uriyadi happens on this day. A pot with buttermilk is hung and human tower is formed to reach the pot.In our nearest temple the pot is hung lower, but the person who is breaking it being blind folded to break the pot down.This is supposed to be a fun filled activity/event for kids and young adults.
    On this day in south Indian household rice paintings(kolam) decorate the house front yard and small krishna feet/foot prints are drawn from the front yard up to  pooja room.This depict the arrival of lord krishna to house's.Sweet's like vella aval and savories like seedai,murukku,vennai is being prepared ,fruits are also offered to god on this evening .Even people dress up  their kids like krishna ,radha.After pooja, sweets and fruits are distributed to kids and adults.

Here is the collection of krishna jayanthi sweet and savouries collection from mykitchenodyssey.

To prepare savories for sri krishna jayanthi ,you can prepare rice flour at home.
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Thenkuzhal murukku - a very simple chettinad traditional snack made with rice and urad dal flour.Perfect for celebrating gokulashtami.
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Murukku - Mullu murukku prepared similar to thenkuzhal murukku with a touch of butter ,can be perfect for lord Krishna's birthday celebration.
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Krishna's favorite aval/poha mixture.You can make this mixture with in 10 minutes ,just before you start off with the pooja.

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Ragi murukku -usually we prepare butter murukku ,seedai for krishna.why not give a try of ragi murukku for this janmashtami?
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Kara Sev a spicy snack made with besan/kadala maavu can be a spicy treat for cute little darling on his birthday.
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My mom prepares this dal murukku for Diwali .I am thinking of making this mullu dal murukku for this krishna jayathi.

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Even ladoo's are perfect to celebrate this festival.Kids usually love sweets ,to make them eat healthy prepare this sathu maavu ladoo/health mix ladoo.

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Seedai is a perfect treat for the lord.He likes it and loves it to the core.

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My mom prepares this moong dal ladoo/maavu urundai with more ghee for the cute little darling.
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To save time ,you can prepare the savouries 1 or 2 days before.Make sweets on the day of gokulashtami.Even if you are not able to make anything pray god with butter and sweet aval as neivedhyam.

 Sweet aval is very simple to prepare.Soak poha after cleaning and draining the water for 2-3 times.After 5-10 minutes when the poha has absorbed all the water,add some milk, sugar/jaggery,grated coconut.Mix well and serve.

Pray lord for the well being of this world(because we have only one planet earth) and your family on this auspicious day by preparing the traditional sweets and snacks.Serve your family your love and affection along with the homemade goodies.
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