Thursday, December 22, 2016

Beetroot Tambali

Beetroot is one of my hubby's fav of the vegs apart from using it in sambar of make a simple stir fry I haven't really tried this in any dish on it's own ...this is one of the recipes contributed by Suresh Kabadkar ji in a food group and reading the recipe I was sure to give it a try ...So tried it loved it so much that hubby wanted me to prepare this again with Rice simply enjoyed it and loved it too :) ....So gorgeous so good and it's a cold curry which is ground and served just like that ...without much delay here is the recipe :) ...Have done a small change here and used coconut oil to drizzle at the end !


1 med sized beetroot ( cut into cubes)

1 med sized onion (finely chopped) (reserve a small portion may be a quarter of it to be ground )

1-2 small clove of garlic or 1 big clove (don't use more)

1 cup coconut

3 Roasted Kashmiri Red chilli 

1/2 cup of well beaten yogurt 

salt to taste 

1 tsp of coconut oil to drizzle (opt)


  • Boil Beetroot cubes till soft and tender then drain the water and put the cubes in mixer grinder.
  • I might have used approx 1 cup of beetroot cubes here.
  • Then add in coconut, red chillies, small piece may be quarter of med onion (not more than this else it would over power the whole dish , garlic then grind to a fine paste.
  • Take this paste out in a serving bowl add in well beaten yogurt , salt and mix in chopped onion, Drizzle with coconut oil (opt).  Note : There is no heating required in this type of curry.
  • Serve with Rice it's awesome and you will surely say WOW ! with the first bite :D

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Oreo Icecream

My kids love home made ice cream esp the Coffee Icecream which I had already posted  few weeks I am posting one more Ice cream with Oreos ..... Yes Oreo Biscuits which I had tried and my kids loved it... especially it's such a big compliment in disguise when your kids love the things you make isn't it ?....I  was so happy to see them have with a big smile and giving me compliments with the first bite :D  ..... with Oreo bits in perfect scoop of ice cream they Surely went "It's Yum Yum Yum mum ...please make this again "  and it's so easy to make all you need is the electric whisker /beater and mix of all the ingredients and what's more it's an eggless  recipe as well and there is no machine required ......So here goes the recipe for this Ice cream which is sure to be your Kid's favourite  ...So try this and do leave in your feedback :D


1 & 1/2 cups of Heavy whipping cream /Double cream

1 & 1/2 cups of milk

8-10  Oreos (crushed) (rougly crushed )

2 tbsp milk powder

1/2 cup condensed milk

1/2 tsp vanilla essence


  • Take the biscuits in the zip lock bag . seal it and bash it well with the help of rolling pin.
  • In a mixing bowl beat the heavy cream /Double cream till it comes to soft peaks . Keep it aside.
  • In another mixing bowl add in condensed milk, milk powder, milk and vanilla essence mix well.  Now add in crushed Oreos  lightly fold in the whipped cream . Remove it in a freezer box container and put some crushed oreos on the top .
  • Now after 3 hrs when it is half set take a spoon and  lightly mix in the Ice cream again so that all Oreos don't sink at the bottom.
  • Freeze overnight or for 7- 8 hrs . Serve with crushed oreos ... Kid's will surely love this perfect Ice cream :D

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Godu Phovu

This is one of the traditional sweet which we prepare for prasadam / Naivedhyam . whenever I prepare this sweet it reminds me of my childhood days when I used to wait for my mom to give me as Prasad after the pooja was performed .....v divine and a lovely sweet which I even now prepare on our main festivals like Gowri pooja,  Ganesh chaturthi :) ....Here is the recipe for that :D


3/4 cup jaggery

2 cups of  patal phovu / Thin variety of Beaten Rice 

2 cups of finely grated coconut

1 cup of water

5-6 Green cardamom  freshly grouund seeds of elaichi

2 tbsp of Roasted black til ( opt) ( But gives a very nice flavour to the whole dish )


  • Heat Jaggery in a pan add in water and boil till all jaggery is melted and you have a left with one sting consistency .
  • Now add in grated coconut  boil till the coconut absorbs all jaggery syrup but make sure you don't make it too dry here. Add in elaichi powder and give it a mix.
  • Switch off the flame and allow it to come to room temperature.
  • Add in phovu you have u use very thin variety here and mix well with your hands such that all tht syrup is coated well to the poha.
  • Add in roasted til / sesame seeds and mix well.
  • Serve's a delicious version of sweet and truly Lip smacking on one too.... :) 

Monday, December 5, 2016

Coriander /Kothambir Poha

Poha / Beaten Rice /Pressed Rice is my fav can be enjoyed in so many different ways curd poha, Masala poha which is my most fav and today's recipe is so yummy your going to surely love it  which I learnt from my friend Gayathri Pai who has a beautiful blog Gayathri Pai's Food Bytes ....Here Poha is so beautifully coated with the flavour of ground paste of coriander that I absolutely loved the taste to core....simply superb and delicious recipe as well . I have done slight change to the original recipe and used onion here ....nevertheless one of the most lovely recipe i have tried ....So here goes the recipe do try this and leave in your feedback  would love to hear from you all how you liked it :) 


2 cups of  Thick poha /Beaten rice /Avalakki

1 cup of coriander leaves (washed and finely chopped)

1/4 cup of freshly grated coconut 

5-6 Green chillies (use according to your spice level)

5-6 cashews broken into halves

1 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp Jeera /Cumin seeds

1/2 tsp of powdered Hing /Asafoetida

2 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp Ghee

1 sprig of curry leaves 

2 onions finely chopped

1/2 tsp sugar (opt)

salt to taste

  • Take Thick poha in a colander and wash and rise poha well then cover and keep for 20 mins . After 20 mins you will notice that this poha is perfectly puffed up . Add in salt and sugar and mix well with your hands 
  • Grind coconut and green chilies without adding any water. when chilies and ground perfectly add in coriander leaves and give in a whizz ( NOTE: Please don't add any water while grinding )
  • Remove this coarse textured ground coriander coconut mix in a bowl add in onion and give it a proper mix and keep aside.
  • Heat Oil add ghee in a non stick pan when oil heats up add in mustard seeds, Jeera, when it splutters add in curry leaves, hing powder, haldi powder, cashews and fry well .
  • Now add in the ground mix and fry well it it leaves out oil and now add in the poha and give a proper mix . Done . You will absolutely love it :)