Cilantro/Coriander Poha : An easy,light, quick to prepare family friendly breakfast dish in most South Indian homes. It is gluten free and loaded with the health benefits that cilantro/coriander/kothumalli herb has to offer. Made with flattened rice flakes, enriched by coriander leaves and toasted peanuts it is a healthy evening snack , when eaten with a cup of hot steaming coffee.
FESTIVALS & HOLIDAYS
Sunday morning started with a draft of blustery winds followed by gentle snow flakes which almost looked like rain drops to begin with soon turning into sleet on the roads.It has been awfully cold this past week. The comfort of staying indoors has it’s own joys…… the need to make […]
Sabudhana Khichidi / Tapioca Pearls Khichidi
The festive season of Navaratri has begun ……. It is one of the most significant festivals in Hinduism, celebrating the Mother Goddess Shakti/Durga in her various avatars for nine consecutive days. Sharad Navaratri which is celebrated each year around the months of September to October coincides with the beginning […]
The Festival Of Colors -Holi
Holi is a Hindu festival celebrated in Spring, in India and Nepal. It is also known as the “festival of colors” or the “festival of love”. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many, a festive day to meet others, play […]
PONGALO PONGAL !!
“Pongal” is a harvest festival of the Tamil speaking people of South India,equivalent to Thanksgiving here. In a civilization that is based on agriculture, the harvest plays an important part.
Like a candle in the wind….
This day, December 22nd, marks the first day after the Winter Solstice, after (December 21st,the shortest day/the longest night of the year) However, in Irish tradition, for the Celts it marked the turning point in the year. In the dark and cold of winter, at solstice the sun begins the […]