Dec 30, 2012

Barbeque Chicken with Indian Twist

Couple weeks back i posted pictures about our grilling night in facebook. I got so many request to post the barbeque chicken recipe from my viewers. So here i am with the post.We set up a traditional barbeque using bricks and woods..It was so fun we totally enjoyed the day. I used my own twist on the barbeque, i added so many indian spices and made my own barbeque sauce too..Try it and let me know how it turned out.

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Dec 27, 2012

Bread, Sugar & Ghee - Quick Snacks for Kids / Recipes using Leftover Panettone Bread

I hope you must have seen the panettone bread which i made few weeks back. If not just click here and check that.. I made a huge loaf of bread, when i finished baking that, I was wondering what am i going to do with that huge bread, luckily i had a amazing french toast recipe which emptied half of the loaf. Still i had few slices of bread on hand, which i turned into this simple yet awesome recipe.

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Dec 25, 2012

Oven Baked Potatoes with Garlic, Oregano & Cilantro

Baked potato wedges are my absolute favorite ones, i make it when i whip up some sandwiches or burgers, since they are a best combo with that. Each time i make it little differently. Sometimes i season them with some salt and chilli powder..Sometime i make it a lot more indian by adding some crushed coriander, garam masala powder and so on..

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Dec 24, 2012

Fresh Grapes Popsicles

We used to buy different flavours of popsicle from a person who used to bring drive through icecream vehicle. Me and my sisters will have those everyday in the afternoon. These will be liked heaven when had on a hot summery day. My favorite in that is grapes, my sister will by orange and milk flavoured one..They were delicious..

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Dec 22, 2012

Srilankan Pumpkin Curry

Have you ever imagined of making a gravy dish without a single drop of oil, here it is..An amazing pumpkin curry made with zero oil, actually it doesn't need any oil because it has got enough coconut milk in it..This is my first srilankan dish in my blog, i hope i will try a lot more recipes in the future.

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Dec 20, 2012

Nigella Lawson's Chocolate Banana Muffins

Its been very exciting and thrilling for me that tomorrow is said to be a doomsday, but till now there are no such disaster going on here. What do you think guys, will the world come to an end or not?

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Dec 18, 2012

Mushroom Sandwich with Onions, Peppers & Cheese

Hai Guys...Hope you are doing good and getting ready for christmas. If you have ever followed me in facebook, you must have checked my status. Yes we did barbeque yesterday night, it was lots of fun. We set up some bricks, fetched broken tree branches and lit fire into that. Then we placed a grill rack on top of that and we made barbeque chicken..I made a indian inspired barbeque chicken made my own sauce..It was so good..I took pictures of it, will post that soon..

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Dec 16, 2012

Cabbage Pakora - Quick Evening Snacks

If i want some quick sidedish when i have no time to make anything for lunch or when i feel like eating something hot on a rainy day or a cold day, then pakoras are the answers. I make it with a whole lot of different stuffs..You can checkout the array of pakoras in my blog here..

Specially i love onions pakoras, that is my favorite one. I also love cabbage pakoras because they taste somewhat like onion pakoras. So hope you will give it a try and let me know what you think.

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Dec 13, 2012

Homemade Whole Wheat Submarine Rolls / Sub Rolls / Hoagie Rolls

Its been a while since i baked breads, I love to make sandwiches for dinner. Mostly i use store bought bread for it. Sometimes when i am in a baking mood i bake my own breads. Few weeks back i was in that mood. I also found a packet of mushroom in my fridge. So decided to use that for this sandwich. I thought to make long rolls, so that i can fill them and have it like a submarine rolls..

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Dec 11, 2012

Masala Bhaat / Masale Bhat - Maharashtrian Rice Recipe

One fine day, I was left to do lunch for a couple of people. One is ofcourse myself and another one special person is my sister. I should talk few words about my sister at this point. She is a picky eater, specially when she comes to my house. If she sees some boring lunch menu, she starts whining at me..She always want something special from me. This is the stuff which i made when she gave a unexpected visit to my house..For my bad luck that day i made curd rice alone, so i made this for the both of us to enjoy a lovely afternoon..Lets not forget the desert..I made a special muffin for her, which will be soon posted here..
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Power Packed Dosa / 5 Powder Crispy Dosa - Healthy Breakfast Ideas / Low Fat / Diet Food

I always experiment with different types of dosas, idlis..Since it is a staple food for us (south indian). Hubby prefers dosa or idli for breakfast than chapati or poori. I make chapati, poori or oats occasionally for breakfast. You check out my experiment for dosa, idlis by clicking on the link.

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Dec 9, 2012

புடலங்காய் குழம்பு / Pudalangai Kulambu / Snake Guard Gravy with Moong Dal & Coconut Masala

This is my first recipe for snake guard in my blog. Even though amma cooks this vegetable often, i never even thought of posting this in my blog. The reason for that is, I don't like it. I hated it so badly. I have not tasted it much too, but the look of it makes me to hate it..

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Dec 8, 2012

Panettone French Toast

We are enjoying a lot of travel right now, today i spend whole day in udayagiri fort which was a lot of fun. We walked a lot, ate a lot of food and it was a great fun filled day. We reached home in the evening, after a couple of hours rest we took the car at 9 pm and took a drive to kanyakumari. YES, can you imagine how you will feel when you are near the shore at night. It was so exciting, happy, fun, thrill and totally awesome..I am loving long drives at night right now..

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Dec 5, 2012

Lemon Bars / Lemon Squares

Baking a Lemon Bar is my Dream. Along with the Apple Crumble, I longed so much to bake this lemon bars. I was a little bit worried about how it will taste. Till today i had a different idea about a lemon bar..The taste which i imagined is completely different, because i have never tasted it in my life..

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Dec 4, 2012

Apple Crumble made from Scratch

 Apple crumble is one of the recipe which was in my mind for months. I wanted to bake it so badly each time i buy apples. Couple days of back, i got my hands on some lovely juicy apples. So decided to give it a try and the result was amazing.

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Dec 1, 2012

Homemade Panettone / Italian Christmas Sweet Bread ( Fruit Bread)

My Request a Recipe section is flowing with lots of request. I am really happy that it is useful for my viewers to ask me their favorite recipes. I am keeping notes of those recipe and trying it one by one. Couple days back i received a christmassy recipe request from one of my reader, she asked for mince pies, christmas pudding and panettone. Then i realised that i should start posting christmas recipes..I thought to try the panettone, because its been a while since i made a bread. So decided to bake that yummy sweet bread.

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Nov 30, 2012

Creamy Breakfast Oats Porridge with Nuts, Raisans & Honey Caramelized Apples

In our house we love to have oats porridge for breakfast atleast once a week. Hubby loves it too..I make it each time with my little twist to it, like this orangy oats porridge. That was one of my favorite recipe. Couple of days back i decided to make oats for breakfast, i was thinking how to make it this time differently. I was searching my fridge to see what i have to put in my oats. I found some juicy apples lying in the fridge.AHA got an idea.

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Nov 27, 2012

Chana Masala (Chole) / Chickpea Curry - Jain Style

CholeBattura is my hubby's ultimate favorite stuff, he likes to eat it all day and probably this is the most requested recipe from him to me. The battura which i make is always the same way, like this one. But i try to change the chole recipe often like this and this one.

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Nov 24, 2012

Nutella Mini Cupcakes - Just 3 Ingredients, No Butter or Oil

Can you think about making a cupcakes with just 3 you guess it..This is the question which i raised in my facebook page. I got random answers from my viewers, one of my viewer replied that it has mayonnaise it. I was so surprised to hear that. Because i never thought that you could add mayo in a cupcake. But i realized that it is true when i came across this recipe which was immediately marked in my to do list.

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Nov 23, 2012

கார குழம்பு / Kara Kulambu / Brinjal & Drumsticks Cooked in a Spicy Onion Coconut Gravy

Rice and some type of spicy gravies are a common one in a southindian home. We make it daily at home, I love to try different types of gravies so we wont get bored having the same thing again and again. Yesterday i tried this kara kulambu recipe and served it with raw banana podimas, Everyone loved it a lot.I added drumstick and brinjal in this. But you could add any veggies as you like.
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Nov 22, 2012

மரவள்ளி கிழங்கு புட்டு / Tapioca Puttu / Maravalli Kilangu Puttu / Steamed Tapioca Funnel Cakes

Making puttu is always a fun, i love making it. This was our major breakfast dish throughout the week. I make a whole lot of it starting from regular puttu, wheat puttu, and corn puttu..This is another recipe which i learned from my friend who brings this to office. We used to fight for it, But i used to get most of the share out if it.

I want to try it by myself and asked my friend for the recipe. Yesterday i got a chance to make it. And it was a absolute success. I sent few to my mom, who is a lover for tapioca..

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Nov 21, 2012

2 Minute Eggless Nutella Mug Cake made in Microwave - Seriously Addictive

Ever since i made this chocolate cherry cake in microwave, i became a complete addict for these types of cake..I started experimenting more about these cake..I think these cakes are so amazing, because they can beat any types of chocolate cake by their cooking time. They can served as a instant desert even for parties..I am planning to do a complete series for these mug cake soon in my blog starting from vanilla mug cake, chocolate mug cake to peanut butter mug cake...What do you think guys?

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Nov 20, 2012

மிளகு ரசம் / Milagu Rasam / Pepper Rasam ( Soup )

I have heard about pepper rasam so many times, but i often think how a rasam will taste without adding tomatoes in it, because i think that tomatoes are a crucial ingredients in making rasam. Yesterday i decided to give this a try, because i tomatoes got stock out in my fridge.

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Nov 15, 2012

Fish Manchurian - Gravy Version

I love chinese foods, more than anything else. In this blog alone I have around 38 recipes which are chinese. I never thought that seafoods can be made in chinese style. I  have often seen that it takes part a major role in restaurant menu, but I have never ordered it. Oneday we thought to go bold and ordered chilli fish from our favorite restaurant. I was so amazed by the taste, and it inspired me to give a try of my own.
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Nov 14, 2012

Fish Tikka made on Stove top ( Tikka made in Tawa )

Hai guys..Hope everyone had a great diwali..I had a wonderful blasting diwali. It was so special to me since it is my first diwali after wedding. We had great foods, lots of fun, lots of crackers in my mum's place. I completely enjoyed it. Now off to the recipe..
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Nov 12, 2012

Besan Ladoo (Besan Ka Ladoo) / Gram Flour Ladoos / Sweet Chickpea Flour Balls with Cardamom & Cashews - Diwali Special Recipes

Hai Guys..Hope everyone had a busy weekend, preparing for diwali..I was having a busy one too. Actually I felt so lazy to making sweets at home alone, so I went to my mum's place and cooked along with her. We made muruku, mysorepak, gulab jumun, kaju katli, besan ladoo..It was awesome cooking together with my mum and sisters. I spend the whole day there and came home late..
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Kaju Katli / Cashew Barfi ( Burfi ) - Diwali Special Recipes

This is one of most requested recipe in my recipe box..I was asked to do this for so many months, but somehow didn't have time to make it. Finally the day came yesterday and I made it, the result is WOW, it does tasted like storebought kaju katli. Everyone enjoyed it a lot specially my sister, who cannot stop eating it.
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Nov 9, 2012

7 Cup Burfi (Barfi) / 7 Cup Cake - Diwali Special Recipes

Making barfis can be quite hard on a hectic day, because you got to focus a lot on it and should remember the measurements of whole lot of stuff. But there is one recipe which breaks all these rules and taste so much better than the regular barfi. The recipe for this so easy to remember.  The rule is to remember a cup, Take a cup and use that to measure all the ingredients..You need 1 cup of besan, milk, ghee, coconut.. but the sugar amount should be thrice,ie, 3 cup. Totally all the ingredient  should be a total of 7 cup. Hence the name.
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Nov 6, 2012

Kesar Kalakand / Cottage Cheese Bars infused with Saffron & Cardamom - Diwali Special Recipes

As promised I am posting a series of diwali recipes through out this week, My second recipe for this diwali is a yummy milk desert kalakand. I have been planning to try this out for so many months.  But somehow couldn't get my hands on it. But yesterday I made it happen, the kalakand cameout so good.

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Nov 5, 2012

Corn Flour Halwa made in a Microwave in less than 15 mins - Diwali Special Recipes

Many of you must have seen my facebook status update, I mentioned that "I have not started cooking for diwali yet" and raised a question like "what recipe do you want me to cook?". The answer from many is sweets, so decided to do different types of easy sweets. You can see lots of diwali recipes in my blog for this whole week.
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Nov 2, 2012

கோதுமை புட்டு / Wheat Flour (Atta) Puttu / Steamed Wheat Flour with Coconut - Healthy Breakfast Ideas

One of my collegue used to bring wheat flour puttu, tapioca puttu to office. I absolutely love it. In our house we only make traditional rice flour puttu and serve it with payaru and papadam. But the puttu which I tasted from my friends house was so good. It was like love at first sight. I wanted to try them so badly from that day. Then finally the day arrived and yesterday I went to my mom's place and we made the wheat flour puttu. Everyone loved it a lot and this one tasted more good than the regular one. We had it with banana and sugar and it was perfect.
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Nov 1, 2012

Chicken Liver Masala / Chicken Liver cooked in a Spicy Onion Tomato Masala

Another recipe which I made for hubby who is a ultimate fan of chicken liver, check my post for chicken liver masala fry here.. I made this last night and served it with chapati and chicken liver fry. Yes double dose for hubby and he was in double happy. I made this little spicy, so that it can be matched perfectly with roti. I know chicken liver may sound little weird some people, but I just want to add some recipe of that in my blog because it is hubby's favorite dish.
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Oct 31, 2012

My Favorite Kitchen Things - Farberware Peeler

I am a absolute shopping junkie, specially when it comes to kitchen stuffs and food products. I collect all sorts of stuffs and mount it in my kitchen. Certain stuffs in my kitchen are yet to be used. Hubby and I go food shopping together, we used to buy whole bunch of products when it is on sale. Yesterday when we are shopping we found extra virgin olive oil on deal, It is a buy one get one offer, Aha we found a awesome deal. Guess what we bought  4 bottle, each a liter capacity for around 25 dollars( 1400 Rs). It was such a amazing deal. Now I can cook lots of pastas and italian foods…
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Oct 30, 2012

சால மீன் வறுவல் / Sardine Fish Fry (Mathi / Chala Fry)

Frankly speaking I could never get a perfect  recipe for frying sardine fish. I know frying fish is one of the simplest thing you could ever imagine. But each and everytime I make it, I find it is lacking something. Sometimes I find it very bland, sometimes it gets stuck to the pan and fall apart. But this was the time I got it perfect. The fish turned out perfectly cooked, and had full of flavour. Everything came together beautifully.
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Oct 29, 2012

Creamy Oats Porridge with Nuts & Orange Sauce - Healthy Way to Start a Day

Hope everyone had a great weekend. I had a good one too, but not a great one, I have totally recovered from my fever and dizzyness and feeling quite good today. I baked three cakes for my business yesterday and got it delivered. I think which is quite a good start. Enjoy your week guys.
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Oct 25, 2012

Easy Peasy Chicken Curry made in Pressure Cooker

I have been slightly sick for the past couple of days. So couldn't post yesterday. I am slowly recovering now, but the body pain kills me. Anyway i am feeling a little better now and started doing my regular household works.

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Oct 23, 2012

Vegetarian American Chopsuey

Few weeks back,hubby and I went to a restaurant named "VV Grand" in our place. It is a beautiful restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. We ordered this recipe over there and I was so impressed with that. It tasted so awesome and it was love at first sight. From that moment I know that I should try my hands on it. I am working on the restaurant review for that amazing restaurant. Will post that soon.

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Oct 22, 2012

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins - Halloween Special Recipes

Hope everyone had a great weekend. I had a beautiful baking weekend, I got two orders one is a Pineapple upside down cake and another one is my favorite Devils food cake.  I was busy in doing stuffs for that and got it delivered on time. Then had a quick weekend shopping.
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Oct 19, 2012

Chicken Liver Masala Fry / Dry Masala Coated Chicken Liver

Chicker liver is hubby's favorite, I am not so fond of it. But he loves it more than anything else. Even in the chicken curry which I make, he looks for that liver piece. So I thought to make a simple dish with his favorite ingredients. And guess what he loved it a lot. 
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Oct 18, 2012

Andhra Puliyogare ( Pulihora/Puliyodharai) / Andhra Tamarind Rice

Andhra is known for spicy foods, so think about their style of making puliyogare and stuffs like that. When I got a glance of this recipe in one my friend's blog, I know I should definitely try it immediately. Believe it or not I made it the next day itself. The meal came together in less than 30 mins. I served it with papad and pickle.
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Oct 17, 2012

Aloo Chana Curry / Potatoes & Chickpeas Cooked in a Spicy Sauce

Channa & Potatoes are such a lovely combination to cook with. They make awesome curries when cooked, because they both have the tendency to absorb the flavours which you add in. I already have a dry version of aloo channa in my blog, this is a gravy version of it which I make very often at home. You can serve this with roti, parotas or rice. Hope you will enjoy it.

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Oct 16, 2012

Buttermilk Roast Chicken Drumsticks

I am so excited to share you a good news. I have started my own official Yummy Tummy Bakers and Catering Services. Check out my facebook page here. But this is going to be a little serious, i have created a separate page for it. You can place orders through this page with all the cakes & cookies which i supply with the price & details, but sadly i can supply only for the folks who live in my place (nagercoil) . But soon will take it to the next level. So please like my page & place your orders.
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Oct 15, 2012

Pumpkin Pancakes - Halloween Special Recipes

Hope you guys had a great weekend and are getting ready to enjoy your week. Mondays always seems to be a rush in my house, it is hard for me to get over from the weekend hangover and prepare for my week. Monday mornings are always a tough one, I can never think of making a breakfast, for those time pancakes are my saviour, because I can prepare the batter the night before and make some delicious pancakes on the mornings.
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Oct 12, 2012

Homemade Pumpkin Puree / How to Freeze Pumpkin Puree - Halloween Special Recipes

Halloween is getting near, and diwali too. But I have started cooking for halloween rather than for diwali. Actually there is no halloween here, we celebrate only diwali. Am I sounding weird. YES I DO. But actually speaking I love halloween, even though we don't celebrate here. I have watched how that day goes through televison and internet. And have admired that. So I thought of cooking for halloween, but definitely I will post more recipes for diwali in the coming days.
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Oct 11, 2012

மீன் கறி / Tangy Fish Curry without Coconut

Sometimes when you are up against the stress, making a fish curry seams like pulling a mountain. Its all because of a simple coconut. You have to do lots of work to that, starting from crack opening the coconut,grate it, grind it, Oh man that is tons of work. So when you are in those period of time try out this simple tangy fish curry which uses only onions and tomatoes.
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Oct 10, 2012

ODEL Digest Restaurant - A Review

I was planning to post this review for so many months. Finally the day is arrived and here you go..We went to this restaurant few months back, from that day onwards it has become our favorite place to hangout. We went their last week to celebrate hubby's b'day too.

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Oct 9, 2012

No Bake Chocolate Cherry Tart with Oreo Crust

Ok here you go, I am up with the tart which I made for my hubby's b'day. This is one of the easiest and tastiest tart I have ever made and ever tasted. Are you worried that you don't have a oven, chill out friends, this one is a NO BAKE version.  Don't you have time to make the crust for a tart,  be cool, this crust takes less than 5 mins to make.  So why are you waiting,  go ahead and make it today.
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Oct 8, 2012

நாட்டு கோழி குழம்பு / Nattu Kozhi Kulambu / Authentic Country Chicken Curry ( Village Style )

Hai Guys..Hope everyone had a great weekend.Mine was a blast, because it is hubby's birthday. What could be a happy day than that right?..I surprised him with a chocolate cherry tart at 12'O clock. He was kind of shocked and surprised, I can see the happyness from his face. The day was awesome, I cooked some lovely food for him, went to temple and had dinner in one of our favorite restaurant. So how was urs?
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Oct 6, 2012

Grilled Paneer Wraps / Cottage Cheese Wraps

This yummy roll ups made with wheat tortilla, some grilled spicy paneer, some crunchy veggies. They are so healthy, you can put them in your kids lunch boxes or make it for parties too..

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Oct 5, 2012

நெத்திலி மீன் வறுவல் / Nethili Meen Fry / Fried Masala Coated Anchovies

Hai Guys…Hope everyone started planning for your weekends..I too have lots of plans for it, Actually my hubby's b'day is in this weekend. I have some secret plans for it, I have already purchased his gifts. I am planning to make a special tart for his b'day, since he is not that crazy for cakes. I will post the pictures of it once we are done with it..

And one more important thing don't tell my hubby about this ok..
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