Usirikaya Podi / Karam | Amla Spice Powder

We love the Gooseberry and can eat just like that. I especially remember from childhood when we used to eat it and immediately drink water. The cool sweet feeling you get is simply awesome.   Gooseberry known as the Usirikai or Usirikaya in Telugu, Amla (Hindi), Nellikai (Tamil). We get two varieties in Tamil Nadu, […]

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Channa Dal Brown Rice | Healthy Diet

With a quest to try different rice varieties, Amma got herself a bag of brown Rice. Then she searched for recipes that can be made with Brown Rice. This dish was something she made couple of weeks before and we tried it again.  Brown Rice is supposed to be healthier than the white rice and […]

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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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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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