Diabetes | What is Diabetes Mellitus? ~ An Introduction and a general note!

I would like to introduce my father Dr. Nagarathnam Jetty, MBBS,DPH,DIH,FIAOH. He specialized in Public Health and Occupational medicine. Additionally, he has been in-charge for AIDS and other WHO activities in Central Government sector, India. He is also a social activist apart from leading many organizational activities. He is a recipient of many awards, including […]

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Gooseberry Rice ~ Usirikai Annam!

I have been wanting to post some good recipes that are healthy and recommended for people who suffer from diabetes mellitus, but never seem to come around them. So when we made this rice, I thought yes, this is the chance I was waiting for. I have even roped in my Dad to help me […]

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Udhi Bonda ~ Urad Dal Bondas!

Urad Dal Bonda

Urad Dal Bondas or Udhi Bonda are easy to make deep fried balls made with smoothly ground Urad dal batter with onions and spices to make a delicious snack. Since the first time I had made to share here, the boys were 2 years old, I hadn’t added onions or lot of chilies,  however this time […]

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Creamy 4 Cheese Macaroni

I have been hard pressed to get an American dish ready for the AWED event hosted by Dhivi. Since the time she announced, I have been looking for a suitable one that would fit my schedule. Because of the Recipe Marathon, I found it really tough to fit in another one to experiment. Then I […]

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Healthy Sprouted Moong Dal Pulao!

The other day I was chatting with my old friend, who now lives in the UK. As he is living on his own, I was very interested to know what he eats. I was really impressed when he said he is cooking for himself and not the simple ones, mind you! He said he makes […]

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Sada Muruku ~ Savory Crunchies for Kids!

Getting the right snack for Konda becomes tough most of the days. What with her specific interest, I am also breaking my head wondering what to send as snacks. Most times, I pack some wrappers, sometimes corn puffs. At times, we get sweets that she likes. But when you buy sweets, you got to ensure […]

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Simple Veggie Sandwich!

I am sure there are many takers for Sandwiches. Especially those that take very less time to get fixed. These were in a matter of 10 mins, where the major time was spent on sautéing the veggies. This makes it a perfect breakfast, with an added advantage of vegetables in it. Of course, I couldn’t […]

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Vazhakai Bajji ~ Banana Fritters!

Vazhakkai Bajji

Vazhakkai Bajji or Aratikaya Bajji is one of the most popular deep fried fritters available in South India. This is raw plantain slices deep fried in chickpea batter. I am not sure if this version of bajji is sold in other parts of India, though I know for sure its available on the streets and […]

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