Cooking..

Cooking is the process of preparing food with heat. Cooks select and combine ingredients using a wide range of tools and methods. In the process, the flavor, texture, appearance of the ingredients can change. Cooking techniques and ingredients vary widely across the world. In this blog you can see my style of cooking with my aachi's touch. You can see more tirunelveli style cooking and recipes. Enjoy!! Bon appetit!!

Feb 1, 2014

Green Spinach Rice


Green Spinach Rice

Just good for health simple and tasty.

Cuisine : South Indian

Preparation time : 30 mins

Cooking time : 40 mins

Course : Main Course

Main Ingredient : Rice and Spinach

Ingredients :

Basmati Rice - 2 cups

Spinach - cooked and smashed 1 cup

For gravy :

Tomato  Chopped - 1 cup

Onion Chopped - 1 cup

Ginger ad Garlic chopped - 2 tbsp

Garam masala  - 1 tbsp

Green chili - 3 chopped

Mint leaves - Handful

Peas - Soaked 1 cup

Oil - 3 tbsp

Ghee - 2 tbsp

Seasoning :

Jeera - 1 tbsp

Cinnamon Stick - 1

Curry leaves Few

Onions for Raita

Salt as req 

Preparation :

  • In a kadai add oil and then some ghee, now add all spices , tomato, onion, garlic, ginger, chili, jeera, cinamon stick.
  • Saute for a while and keep it aside to cool down.
  • In the rice cooker, wash rice and soak it for like 30 mins.
  • Now in a kadai add spinach with little oil. Saute well.
  • Again in a kadai add oil, the seasoning and peas. Saute till it is little roasted.
  • Grind everything like a paste and add with rice. 
  • Add peas, seasoning, mint leaves and req salt.
  • Mix it and start cooking
  • Garnish with cilantro or curry leaves.
Serve hot with Raita.

Serving per recipe : 4

Calories per serving : 200

Nov 19, 2013

Gothumai Ravai Kesari


Gothumai Ravai Kesari

It is just like ravai Kesari but with Gothumai.


Cuisine : Indian

Preparation time : 10 min

Cooking time : 20 mins

Course : Sweet

Main Ingredient : Gothumai Ravai

Ingredient : 

Gothumai Ravai - 2 cups

Sugar - 1.5 cup

Ghee - 5 Tbsp

Pistachios - chopped 2 Tbsp

Cardamom  a pinch

Preparation :


  • Heat a pan and add Ravai and start to roast till u feel the aroma coming from the pan.
  • Now cool the ravai in a plate and add some ghee to the pan, add Pista roast it.
  • Now add some water and wait till it boils ( or u can add hot water from Microwave or by heating in another pan)
  • When you see the water boiling add ravai little by little and keep stirring
  • Now it will be all cooked and now add sugar
  • To avoid lumps keep stirring.
  • Now end up with little more ghee.
  • Garnish with Pista.
Serve it hot.


Serving per recipe : 4

Calories per serving : 200

Jun 15, 2013

Oats Dosai


INSTANT OATS DOSAI

It is real easy and Healthy stuff to make. Making the batter is just simple and no need of fermenting.

Cuisine : Indian

Preparation time : 20 mins

Cooking time : 5 mins

Course : Main

Main Ingredients : Old Fashioned Instant Oats

Ingredients :

Oats - 2 cups

Ravai - 1/2 cup

Rice Flour - 1/4 cup

Maitha - 2 tbsp

salt as required

Black pepper to grind with oats

Preparation:


  • Roast Oats in a kadai and when the aroma comes out. Just turn it off and let it cool down.
  • Now grind the oats with black pepper.
  • Now add ravai, rice flour, maitha and salt to it.
  • Make like a dosa batter by adding water to it.
  • Now u can make yummy dosai.

Serving per recipe : 25

Calories per serving : 300