Bachelors' Recipes, Breakfast Recipes

BLACK CURRANT GRANOLA

We all have corn flakes, oats or wheat flakes with milk and fruits for breakfast. Granola or Museli are tasty versions of breakfast cereal. Regarding granola, it consists of rolled oats, nuts, seeds and honey or any sweetner. I have added almonds and dates which are a  great source of energy and strength. If you add flax seeds to this it adds to your digestion. But since I did not have flax seeds in hand I have added melon seeds which is equally delicious and tasty. I have been wanting to post this recipe for long and I got this…

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Bachelors' Recipes, Breakfast Recipes

ALU POHA

ALU POHA Breakfast is supposed to be the most important meal of the day and it is often neglected and missed by most of us. If it is healthy and tasty then you can be energetic throughout the day. It is always hectic in the mornings at everyone’s house, but with proper planning and with available ingredients you can create wonders. Poha or beaten rice is one healthy option for breakfast. It is the most favorite breakfast item for Maharashtrians and Gujaratis. I have already a recipe in my blog called Kanda Poha which is another version of this tasty…

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Bachelors' Recipes, Lunchbox Ideas, Reviews

INSTANT BISIBELEBATH

Sometimes we all like to have food that can be made instantly without involving much work. It should be healthy and quick to make at the same time not compromising on the taste. I had one such oppurtunity to cook Instant Bisibelebath from Kairuchi and was I glad I did. It was so easy to make and the aroma filled the kitchen soon and made everyone ask what was cooking in Nithya’s Kitchen? The ingredients are already in the packet and you just have to chop a few veggies and add required water and pressure cook. And lo! It’s as…

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Bachelors' Recipes, No Onion No Garlic, Salads

APPLE ZUCCHINI SALAD

  Salads are considered healthy and nutritious and more welcomed in the summers. It is that time of the year when we always want something chilled and refreshing and what more better way to combine a vegetable and a fruit drizzled with a salad dressing for this yummy recipe. I love salads and so does my family. In fact I can live on this bowl full of happiness and can have it any time of the day. Apples as we all know is rich in flavanoids, anti-oxidants and dietary fibre. The phyto nutrients helps in reducing cancer as well. Zucchini…

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Bachelors' Recipes, Breakfast Recipes, Reviews

INSTANT LEMON AVALAKKI

It is yet another time to review a product from Kai Ruchi. Kai Ruchi is a premier South Indian online store for South Indian delicacies. I was happy to receive this pack and it was an awesome treat for dinner. Avallaki or Aval as you might call is nothing but flattened rice also called poha. Quite a few interesting recipes are made with this wonderful flattened rice and I am sharing here Instant Lemon Avalakki. The lemon added in the mix adds a nice flavour and fresh touch to the dish. Career or working women, bachelors, even kids can try…

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Bachelors' Recipes, Breakfast Recipes, Reviews

INSTANT VENPONGAL

I was recently asked by Kai Ruchi to write a reviews for their wonderful products which I gladly  accepted.  The packet was full of spice powders and ready made mixes. The one which I am sharing with you today is Instant Venpongal in which the rice and moong dal is carefully roasted and spices and salt added o suit your taste. This kind of recipes are a blessing for bachelors who like home cooked food.  And it is sometimes difficult for housewives or working women and they break their heads as to what to prepare. They have a vast range…

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Bachelors' Recipes, Chaat, Snacks

CORN ANAR CHAAT

These days I am making and eating a lot of chaats or salads for those sudden hunger pangs. This is one such recipe which was a truly innovative one, which was made almost instantly with the available ingredients at home that day. When one evening when I was thinking of making something with evening coffee, I found some leftover corn and a pomegranate fruit lying in the fridge. I also had some karaboondi and lo! A tasty recipe was born with added spices at home. This was a nice surprise when Dhivya came back from college and she enjoyed it…

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Bachelors' Recipes, Diwali Sweets, Sweets

KALAKAND

Kalakand is a sweet made in Northern India with condensed milk and paneer. It is said to have been popular and originates from Alwar, Rajasthan and is mostly made in all households during Holi, Diwali and other festivities. It is a very easy sweet to prepare and even beginners or bachelors can make this delicacy with much ease. I made it for the first time last month and this recipe was lying in the draft for quite sometime. Rajasthan and Gujarat are the states in India where sweets are taken at the beginning and end of a meal. This is…

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Bachelors' Recipes, Salads

GREEN GRAM SPROUTS SALAD

Do you want an easy and tasty, healthy salad with loaded richness and nutrients ? Then do try out this salad with green gram. I have sprouted the salad at home, you can bought store bought sprouts as well. This is an excellent recipe for youngsters, wait watchers, bachelors and all. It is so easy to make that even a small kid can make this in no time. The vegetables added are simple and easily available at home.  Whenever my daughter has sudden hunger pangs,  I make this for her and she would be happy to finish the bowl. We…

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Bachelors' Recipes, Breakfast Recipes, Sevai Recipes

INSTANT PULI SEVAI/IDIYAPPAM

It is a common feature in all our homes during peak morning hours of breaking our heads as what to pack for lunch.It is no exception in my household too and I end up making something which is quick to make, easy to carry and filling too.This Instant Puli Sevai is one such recipe.It can be made in a matter of seconds and is very ideal for bachelors or working women.Here both sevai or idiyappam and puliyodhare mix is readymade and store bought.I had this wonderful opportunity of writing reviews for Eastern Spices and I am posting recipes as and…

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Authentic Brahmin Recipe, Bachelors' Recipes, Kuzhambu Varieties, Rice Accompaniments, Traditional Recipes

INSTANT MORKUZHAMBU/ BACHELORS RECIPES/KUZHAMBU VARIETIES

It is a favorite gravy,this Morkuzhambu.But this one does not involve the usual soaking of dals and the lengthy proceedure. This is an easy recipe which I learnt from my MIL who learnt it from her MIL.Secret family recipe.As I was scrolling in my blog,I realised I didn’t have this yogurt based recipe ,so I started preparing it instantly.Even bachelors who want to have morkuzhambu the easy way can go ahead with this.The other point to be noted here is that,even if you don’t have any veggie,still you can make this as I have made this with Manathakkali Vathal. You…

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