Jan 23, 2015

422: Tamatar Ka Shorba/Ginger Cumin Tomato Soup

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Temperature, texture, color, aroma and taste all come together in this bowl of ginger cumin tomato soup.  Serve it with any bread.


Organic Tomato juice                  4 cups.
Finely chopped green chilies        1 Tbsp.
Salt                                           To taste.
Homemade Ghee                        2 Tbsp.
Cumin seeds                              1 Tsp.
Black peppercorns                      ½ Tsp.
 Chopped Fresh ginger                2 Tbsp.
Sugar                                        1 Tsp.
Sweet paprika                            1 Tsp.
Fat Free Cream                           ¼ cup


  • Heat the ghee in a pan. Once ghee started melting , sprinkle cumin seed and peppercorns and fry for 10 seconds.
  • Now add the chopped ginger, green chilies and fry for 3 minutes.
  • Pour the tomato juice , sugar, paprika and salt, stir and mix, Bring the soup into boil.
  • Reduce the heat to simmer and let it boil for 15 minutes.
  • Pour the half of the soup into blender and hold the blender with a towel and run the blender .
  • Blend it until the soup is smooth. Pour the pureed soup into a  bowl.
  • Repeat with the remaining soup. Transfer the puree soup- back to the sauce pan.
  • Stir in the cream and return the soup to a boil and uncovered over medium heat.
  • Serve the hot soup with bread.

  • Left over soup makes a great sauce for freshly cooked pasta.
  • You can topping with homemade croutons, freshly chopped cilantro and chopped chives.

Jan 15, 2015

421 : Chitrannam - Variety Of Mixed Rices

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Chitrannam or the rice cooked in different flavors, colors and ingredients. It is prepared by cooking rice and by mixing it with various condiments. Chitrannam varieties improve the taste of food and are mainly indicated in Anorexia.

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Puliyodharai (Puli Sadam)                   Lemon Rice                          Coconut Rice

Kathamba Sadam                            Raw Mango Rice                         Dhadiyonnam 

Arisi Paruppu Sadam                           Spicy Tomato Rice                     Sarkarai Pongal          
     Kothamali Rice                          Bisi Bela Bath                           KalKandu Satham

Venn Pongal                                   Capsicum Rice                               Pudina Rice 

Jan 7, 2015

420: Kabuli Chana Ki Chat - Chick Pea Salad

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Snacks on your mind? Want to keep them healthy and tasty? Try this healthy and delicious chat.


Boiled Chickpeas                     2 cups
Finely chopped Cucumber        1 cup
Chopped cherry tomatoes        ½ cup
Finely chopped green chilies    3 no.
Lemon Juice                           1 Tablespoon

Black Salt (Kala Namak)          a Pinch
Salt                                       To Taste
Chat Masala Powder                ½ Tsp.
Red chili Powder                      a Pinch.

Chopped Coriander leaves        1 Tablespoon.

  • Soak the Kabuli chana (chick pea) overnight for 6-8 hours.
  • Boil it in a pressure cooker with 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp turmeric powder. Wait till 3 whistles. Allow the boiled Kabuli chana to cool.
  • Take a big bowl and add above ingredients, except coriander.
  • Add all Masala and lemon juice. Decorate with Coriander leaves
  • Mix well , serve  immediately.
  • Enjoy the healthy snack.

  • You can use tinned Garbanzos also.
  • You can add, tamarind and green chutney.
  • You can add boiled peanuts and boiled potato also.
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