Tilgul Poli

  1. Cooks in : 30 min Serves: 2 people

Makar Sankranti is one of the important festivals celebrated in different names in different parts of our country. Different sweets like  pongal, poli, ubbattu, payasam or chikkis are made using jaggery. According to Āyurvēda, eating sesame seeds in winter is beneficial for our health. Spiritually, sesame seeds and sesame oil have the ability to absorb and emit Sattva frequencies more than any other oil. On the day of Bhogi, traditionally Poli is made in all homes. I made poli with til (sesame seeds) and Gud ( jaggery) as stuffing and used jowar flour for the outer layer. 
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Bathua Paratha

  • Cooks in : 30 min Serves: 2 people

Chenopodium album is extensively cultivated and consumed in Northern India as a food crop, and in English texts it may be called by its Hindi name bathua or bathuwa (बथुआ) (Marathi:चाकवत). It is called pappukura in Telugu, paruppukkirai in Tamil, kaduoma in Kannada, vastuccira in Malayalam, and chakvit in Konkani (from Wikipedia). These are available in plenty during winter. I used jowar flour for this recipe.
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Curry Leaves Rice

Cooks in : 20 min Serves: 2 people

Ending this year with a perfect healthy recipe. Wishing all my readers a very healthy and happy new year! Curry leaves are rich source of iron and folic acid. They help to control the blood sugar levels and are rich in Vitamin A,B and E.  This variety rice is very popular in Tamilnadu. I used Barnyard Millet for this recipe.
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