9799692b348 Nivedhanam: 2014-06-08

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Spicy Pasta - Indian Style

My daughter loves pasta.. Guess a lot of kids do.. Hey the truth is I also love it.. lol:).. So I surely try my best to make it healthy. I have used Whole Wheat Pasta here.. Reason - that is what I prefer.. Even my daughter likes the nutty taste of the whole wheat pasta and actually does not like the regular pasta.. This is my daughter’s favorite lunch or dinner and she is super excited when I make it.. Pasta is an Italian dish which I have customized with Indian spices and taste according to our preference and liking..



Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Varagu Peas Pulao / Kodo Millet Peas Pulao

You are short on time and want to do a quick one??? Here is the simple, healthy and delicious pulao.. If you are looking for a short grain but prefer the taste of rice.. Try this short grain – Varagu / Kodo Millet.. I made this for my family and they were very pleased and loved it.. Makes perfect for travel and lunchbox…Varagu is a type of short grain that I have been introduced recently.. It looks very much like rice but it is about 1/3 the size.. It is very healthy.. Varagu is a grain that can grow without much baby sitting from the farmers and this can be grown without Pesticides.. This makes it one of the favorite crops of the farmers. I have used polished varagu, you can use the brown one also. Also it tastes very close to rice, so it is very easy to be included in the diet..


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Lemon Rice

There are so many variety rice that we enjoy.. It makes a great travel dish and also for lunchboxes.. I know many of you would have relished this lemon rice in your child hood and your kids are now enjoying this.. Lemon rice is both kid and mom friendly where the kid gets the refreshing lemon flavor with lentils, cashew and ginger and for the mom - it is a too easy to make.. So here is a great lunchbox recipe for self or for kids..


Sunday, June 8, 2014

Roundup of My Legume Love Affair (MLLA) # 71

Here is the roundup of MLLA#71. MLLA is an event focused on legume based dishes. This event comes with 2 winners.. Thanks to Susan and Lisa for letting me host their event. Details of the winners are below the roundup!! Congrats to the winners and thanks to all who participated and sent delicious entries.. And winners please email me your mailing address in 2 days to receive your award. Please click on the recipe name to take you to the recipe. Also let me know if I have missed anyone by mistake…

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