Oats Vermicelli Pudding/ Oats Semiya Payasam

We love all sorts of Kheer at home, but love Semiya/Vermicelli kheer the best. I make simple vermicelli Kheer as is or in combination with Saboodana. A good friend of mine had tried my Mango Oats Kheer and liked the idea. She suggested adding Oats to the regular Vermicelli Kheer and I loved the idea.

I tried the kheer a few days ago and we loved the taste. The taste is no different than a regular Semiyan Kheer. However addition of Oats makes it thick and sticky. Nevertheless it is easy and healthy too.

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Easy Side Dishes for Rotis/Chapathi/Poori

Looking for some good side dishes for chapathi/roti or poori? Then here are some easy recipes that I make pretty often to go along with Rotis/ Chapathis.

Easy vegetable side dishes/Sabjis

POTATO BASED CURRIES

BHENDI BRINJAL CAPSICUM

GREENS

OTHERS

COCONUT BASED CURRIES

NORTH INDIAN STYLE

    

 CHUTNIES AND RAITAS 

Using PULSES 

 

Shunti Tambli Recipe

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Tambli/Tambuli or Tamboli as it is referred to in Konkani is a refreshing yogurt/buttermilk drink. It is usually had cold, preferably after a meal and forms good coolant, aids in digestion etc. This was a popular summer drink at my grandma’s place. Other substitutions for ginger could be garlic, kokum, spinach, gooseberry etc and it is prepared in a similar way. In this recipe, I have made the Tambli using Shunti (ginger in Kannada). The drink is usually had as is, but I prefer having it over warm rice.

Nutrition and Benefits of ginger: Ginger is a good source of potassium, magnesium, copper, manganese and vitamin B6. Ginger extracts have been shown to have both antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor effects on cells.Ginger reduces all symptoms associated with motion sickness including dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and cold sweating. People with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis experience reductions in their pain levels and improvements in their mobility when they consume ginger regularly. (Source)

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