Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Mixed Vegetable Gravy


Mixed Vegetable Gravy


Carrot _ 2 nos 

Beetroot - 1 no

Beans - 100 gms

Onion - 1 no

Tomatoes -2 nos

Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp

Red chilly powder - 1 tbs 

Coriander powder -0 1 tbs

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

Curry leaves - a few

Salt - to taste

Oil - as you need

Method :

                                                       Wash and chop the vegetables

                                                             Chop the onion and tomatoes

                                                                  In a pan put oil

                                                              add ginger garlic paste

                                                                     Add curry leaves

                                                        then add  chopped onion and 

                                                                     chopped tomato

saute well

in a bowl   mix  turmeric  powder, coriander powder 


red chilly powder and salt  with water

                                                   add the powder mixture in the gravy

                                            add the vegetables and adequate water to cook

when the oilo seperates from the gravy

garnish with coriander leaves

Serve with hot rice , chappathi  , idli , dosai ...

Friday, June 22, 2012

Vegetable Lollipops


I  Want to dedicate this week end special recipe to my FRIENDS  

 For Their Grand Support To My Guest Post

                                     At   Lavanya's  Recipes




Carrot - 2 nos Medium size

Beans - 100 gms (chopped

Capsicum - 1 (chopped)

Garlic 1 tsp chopped

Green chillies -  2 (chopped)

Carrot sticks   -  8 Nos 

Soya sauce -  1 tsp

Chilly sauce - 1 tbsp

Bread crumbs  - 1/2 cup

Egg white  - 1 No

Pepper powder - 1 tsp

Oil for frying

Salt to taste


                               Finely Chopped the vegetables. 

           Chop the carrot sticks as shown in the picture or as you wish.

          Boil the potatos. Peeled and mashed the potatos and keep aside.

                              In a pan heat  oil , saute the garlic, onion. 

              add the carrots, beans, capsicums, green chillies, salt, 

                        pepper, soya sauce,  and chilli sauce


                               Cook it till the vegetables come soft. 


                              After the vegetable mixture comes cool

                add the mashed potatos and mix well like chappathi dough.

                         Make  the dough into small 10  lollipops shapes.


                    insert the carrot sticks  and  dip the lollipops in the 

                               egg  white and dust in the bread crumb. 

          In a pan heat oil at medium flame fry the lollipops gently in the oil. 

                          Turn it all sides and take it from the oil

                                when they comes brown in colour

                                 serve hot with tomato ketchup.


Thursday, June 21, 2012



Hi All my friends , 

              Just click on the cabbage curry link , you got my cabbage curry recipe in Lavanya's 

blog. there you Give your valuable comments and  give your major support to me to  win the 

contest conducted by Lavanya T R of Tickle your tastebuds and make your life delicious.  


          Here is the link and give me your comments and supports  

                            Thanking you all my blogger friends !!!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

                                     3rd Appreciation- Thank you Mira akka 

Hi All My Friends, 

                               Sorry   for not being in touch with you all for a quiet  time.  This is because of my PC problem. Last week my son's friend came here and he installed a new software. From that moment on wards am facing lot of issues in connecting to the internet. Since i haven' t updated the blog for days I was worried and too much concerned about my  Blog
                             And finally all the issues has been resolved and very happy to continue blogging again. When i checked the comments - Riya has shared her award with me and I am very glad to receive this award. Really this is a pleasant surprise to me Friends ....

Here are the words commented by Riya 

Punitha for her South India Food Recipes 

Punitha is my new friend. Her cooking are awesome. Her best part is bringing the ancient Thamizh foods to the millennium youngsters... She has to be awarded for her yummy food    
 Thanks a lot for your wonderful comments Riya  ! ! ! ! !


               Sorry that i could not give comments to you all for the past one week , although, i received valuable comments from most of our fellow bloggers. Thanks for the award/ comments and am very happy to be part of this blogger world again....... 

Best Regards,


Friday, June 15, 2012

Yam Stir Fry / Senai Kizhangu Pirattal


Yam(Senai kilangu) - 1cup(chopped)

Onion - 1

Tamarind extract - 2 tsp

Fennel seeds (sombu)- 1/2 tsp

Oil - 3 tbsp

Curry leaf - 1 string

Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp

salt - to taste


                                  Clean the yam by removing the skin and washing it in water.

                                                    Chop the yam into medium size cubes.


               Heat oil in a pan, add fennel seeds,curry leaves & then add onion and

                                                     fry till it  becomes transparent.

              Now add the chopped yam, turmeric powder,salt & stir it for few mins.

              At low flame,add the tamarind extract and close it with lid.Stir it occasionally.

           After the yam gets cooked, add the red chilli powder and garam masala powder 

                                                   and fry it for few minutes.

                                          Senai kilangu pirattal is ready to serve.

                                          Serve it with sambar rice or curd rice. 

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Beetroot Halwa



All My  Blogmates , Friends,Viewers 

Enjoy my treat for the 

Three Awards i got :)



    Beetroot - 1 cup (shreded)

Milk - 1 cup

Sugar - 1 cup

Ghee - 1 tbs

Cardamom - 2 Nos

cashew nuts - 10 Nos


First  Shred  the


Fry the cashews 

with ghee

                                                                            Powder the cardamom 

                                                      with sugar
   At medium flame cook 

the shreded


with milk

                                                                             when the beetroot 

                                                     cooked well                                               

                                                              Add the powdered cardamom 
                                                         and sugar

when the sugar dissolve 

completely in the halwa

add ghee

Stir till the halwa comes 

into thick and sticky condition

Garnish with fried cashews  

serve hot or cold !!!

Friday, June 8, 2012


                               H  U R R A Y  

                                ! ! ! ! ! ! !    

                                     I got my first award 

 from PT  of  http://jopreet.blogspot.in/2012/05/my-first-award.html   

                I am very much excited. Thanks Dear for this encouraging sunshine

 award. Like the rule says i need to pass this award to my fellow blog-mates. 

I am passing this award to the following blog-mates,

Rekha from Indiantastyfoodrecipes

Roshini from roshini's kitchen

Renuka from Renu's foodist

Mythreyi from yum yum yum

Liang from Liang's cook book 

Five Facts about myself :

1). Before 2 months i never expect that i have been here in the 

      blogger world 

2). Our family friend Sathish  motivate me and create this blog 

      on behalf of me

3)  My daughter in law guide me to promote my blog as she is a software 

      person of highly talented and matured in character.

4). Honoustly speaking , My sons encouragments took me here.

5). Finally  I'm having interest in net surfing....

     I Wish and  Enjoy my blogmates comments and i request the five 

     blogmates to accept this Award  :)

               I give my special Thanks to My Friend  PT, 

                    and Thanking you ALL :)


Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Ladies Finger Pakoda



Ladies finger - 1 cup (chopped)

Onion - 1 (medium size , chopped)

Green chillies - 2 nos (chopped)

Gram flour - 1 cup

Rice flour - 1 tbs

Sombu - 1 tsp

Asafoetida - 1 pinch

Curry leaves - a handfull

Coriander leaves - a handfull

Salt to taste

Oil as you need


                                Wash and chop the ladies finger.
                Mix  all the ingredients with small quantity of   water.

                    In a pan heat one tablespoon of  oil and 

                              pour it into the pakoda batter.

                             Mix well. This step is important, 

                    because this made the pakodas more crispy. 

                           Heat the remaining oil at medium flame and 

                                  put the batter as like  pakodas

                              into the oil. After one side cook and 

                                            it comes to crispy 

                                 turn it to the other side to cook.

                            Keep the pakodas on the tissue paper 

                                         to absorb excss oil

                                           Serve hot with 

                                    tomato sauce or ketch-up