Sunday, 30 November 2014


Paniyaram contains all nutritional ingredients. This dish is something different in taste and look crispy outside and soft like idli inside. This dish is a special South Indian breakfast, familiar all over Tamil Nadu. It matches with chutny, sambar, Rasam, onion chutny, brinjal thuvaiyal and Idli podi.
It tastes good even if you eat without side dishes.


Idli batter or dosa batter three
Onion finely chopped two cups
green chillies finely chopped one cup
cumin seeds one tablespoon
Salt as required
Curry leaves finely chopped one cup
Coriander leaves finely chopped one cup
Mustard seeds one spoon
urid dal one spoon
gram dal one spoon
Asafoetida half pinch.
Cooking oil one tablespoon


Heat the oil in a pan
Add mustard seeds to splutter
Add urid dal and gram dal and allow them into golden brown.
Let the flame in low medium
Add onion pieces, green chillies, curry leaves.
Saute for three seconds
Add cumin seeds.
Add asafoetida.
Saute for a while.
Transfer the fried ingredients above mentioned into the batter.
Add coriander leaves.
Mix well
Pour the batter eith a big spoon into the moulds of a nonstick paniaram tawa.
Allow it for cooking for both sides evenly by turning each side with the help of wooden skew
Flip them once or twice to get the paniyarams get cooked into golden brown coloured.
Collect all the cooked paniyarams in a hotpot.
Serve hot with  any  side dish u want or without side dish.


Lime rice is a recipe of lunch box food usually. A simple and tasty rice with pickle, curd, medu vada, omlette.


Lime medium size one
cooked rice two cups.
Gingelly oil one tablespoon
mustard seeds one spoon
urid dal one spoon
curry leaves one cup
red chillies four or five broken
asafoetida half pinch
salt as required
turmeric two pinches
coriander leaves one cup

Step by step procedure:

Mix salt required and few drops of gingelly oil with the cooked rice well.
Cut the lemon into two halves and squeeze the lemon through lemon squeezer press.
Heat the gingelly oil.
Add mustard seeds to splutter
Add urid dal
Switch off the flame to avoid burning.
Add red chillies and curry leaves.
Add turmeric and asafoetida.
Saute a while and add mixed rice.
Switch on the flame into low level.
Saute well.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
The yummy lemon rice is ready to serve
with pickle, meduvada, omlette what u preferred. curd will also go well with this rice.

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