black eyed beans

Spicy karam karamani sundal-navaratri recipe

Thats how this chundal was referred to by my son when he tasted this one. I hope all of you are enjoying the navaratri now.I do plan to make different chundals for the next nine days. I made with karamani or black eyed beans yesterday which happens to be hubby’s favourite. I made it a tad spicier as the beans are really bland and has to be flavoured up with spices to make it tasty. It was quite delicious and enjoyed by all with some delicious semiya payasam. For different navaratri prasadams and chundals refer this post. I shall be…

 

Brown rice adai

Adai is a kind of dosa or pancake made with rice and lentils. I have already posted a recipe for adai here. I usually add a variety of lentils to this though traditionally only three kind of lentils is used in the adai. Here I have replaced the white rice with brown rice and also tried adding black eyed beans to it. Though there is no significant difference to the taste. Adai tastes delicious anyway. And it gives an immense satisfaction of using healthy ingredients like brown rice and highlyproteinecious pulses. Serve immediately with milagai podi, avial or tastes great…

 

Olan recipe -A kerala cuisine.

Our native place is Tirunelveli , a beautiful place in Tamilnadu. It is located very near to kerala. So we have imbibed many cuisines of kerala, one of them being olan made with pumpkin. Olan can be a wonderful side dish with rice and sambar.This is how I make olan.