It has been a very busy break for me, having another baby after 6 years!!! I have almost forgotten the simple and joyous , yet difficult times of having a newborn in the home! Sleep times and wakeup calls are completly regulated by her and so are the schedules of the rest of the day.… Continue reading Back after a Break – Simple Steamed Jumbo Peanuts & Memories!!!!
On this Ashtami of Navarathri I wanted to make an all time favourite – Black Channa Sundal garnished with sliced coconut pieces. Black Channa is very common among our homes as a classic Neivedhyam for Navarathri. It is in fact made on Saraswathy Pooja day as the “traditional” offering to Sarswathy, in my home. Just… Continue reading Navarathri Neivedhyam Day 8 – Black Channa Sundal garnished with sliced coconut pieces.
Today being the fourth day of the nine day celebration of Navarathri, the offering to the Devi was Yellow Vatana Peas Sundal. This has already been posted here previously and its also one of my favorite of the sundal preparations. Here is the pic…
Today is the third day of Navarathri and we thought we should make a neivedhyam with the white channa or the garbanzo beans. This is probably the most used and most under-valued in the legumes family.Garbanzos (also called chickpeas) are a good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber, as are most other beans. In addition to lowering… Continue reading Navarathri Neivedhyam Day 3 – Arachu Vitta Sundal. ( Garbanzo Beans cooked with ground spices)
The best thing about summers when I was a little girl was the fact that I had unlimited supply of books to read, time to play, helping amma in the kitchen, shopping walks now and then, cutting veggies, and most importantly, mmy favourite cousins would visit us for 2 whole months!!! Reading in my opinion… Continue reading “Cool” Eats for Kids – Honeydew Cantaloupe Scoopables.
Every evening I have to think of healthy easy quick fix snacks for my husband and daughter…I am not a snack peson, but I have to cater to two completely different palates. There is always the resolve to add as much green leaves and vegetables to our daily food intake. Sometimes I have to give… Continue reading Easy Bhujia Chat.