MILLETS PEANUTS THATTAI ( VARAGU VERKADALAI THATTAI )

varagu verkadalai thattai, millets thattai

Varagu verkadalai thattai  in Tamil or also known as millet thattais, made with kodo millet flour . As already discussed in  detail in many millet recipes about the benefits of substituting rice with millets in snacks and other food items, here too is another attempt to make these crunchy tea time snacks known as Thattai… 

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RAW MANGO RICE ( MANGAI SAADAHAM / MAAVINKAYI CHITRANNA )

raw mango rice mix

Raw mango rice mix   When the mango season has just begun and there is a profusion of raw green mangoes in the market , it is a good idea to try some green mango rice, also called mangai saadham , maavnkayi chitranna in Kannada . it make a delicious tongue tickling rice dish good… 

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SPINACH CREAMY DIP

spinach dip

Spinach creamy cheese dip 😋😊 Great to spread on breads, wraps or a delightful dip for nachos ,breads, or croutons. Kids need not be forced to eat spinach as this has lots of greens and flavors.☺️ Because home made is best and there’s more spinach and less cheese. Get innovative and sneak in lots of… 

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POTATO SAAGU /BOMBAY SAAGU

POTATO SAAGU

Potato saagu, Bombay saagu is a delightful simple side dish that is served with Rava  idlis in many restaurants in Karnataka  .I used to make this dish without knowing that  it was accompanied with rava idlis, at home it made an excellent emergency side dish for chapatis, or pooris. Until I got the opportunity to… 

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MILLET IDLIS ( KODO MILLET / VARAGU )

kodo millet idli, varagu idli

Millets are now gaining fast recognition and finding their rightful place a s a healthy grain and a good substitute for many dishes where rice is the main ingredient. The cultivation of millets and the earnings of farmers also depend on the consumption especially from the city dwellers and upscale consumers .Thankfully this is gaining… 

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OATS, WHEAT FLAKES DRY FRUITS LADOO ( PROTEIN LADOO )

oats wheat flakes dry fruits ladoo protein ladoo

Snacking doesn’t need a reason and many of us do that between meals, after meals, , or just for no reason , mindless snacking without our knowledge we add too many calories and not much nutrition in choice of ingredients .So to stay safe and munch on these protein ladoos, healthy oats wheat flakes dry… 

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MILLETS ADAI WITH FLAX SEEDS AND LENTILS

millets adai with flax seeds and lentils

This is  a great recipe for almost all age groups and particularly for those on a weight watch without sacrificing nutrients and taste .A great tasty dish for the diabetics and those on a no rice diet .The best way to make , to save time , is to mill the ingredients to a powdered… 

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