Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Spicy Chicken Fry Recipe | Non Vegetarian Recipes

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The rains have started welcoming the year 2015 happily!!! The climate is so pleasant that makes our tummy search for special foods at home, yes, we need snacks, spicy and hot bajji bonda's. For chicken lovers, a plate of this spicy chicken fry with a cup of coffee makes the breeze more pleasant!!!

Saturday, 27 December 2014

The Moment of Truth!!!

Is truth always the best choice of option in a situation which is totally out of control? I don't think so, it’s sometimes best to hide the truth but with your loved ones it’s very difficult to hold the lie. Yes, at least for me. 

Friday, 26 December 2014

Chicken Fried Rice Recipe | Chinese Recipes

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I never loved fried rice until the day I started making them, they are actually one of the easy, quick and tasty dish in my home now. I try to make different varieties in it so my DH never gets bored as he is a choosy eater when it comes to Chinese!!! This time on blog is his favourite too, of course every non veg lovers would love this, yes, chicken fried rice!!! My favourite is mixed non veg noodles in Peking, an Chinese restaurant in Coimbatore. Missing Coimbatore and its roadside kalan now!!! Soon will post that smoked mixed fried rice recipe. Also read Veg Fried Rice.

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Strawberry Juice Recipe | Beverages

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Just had leftover strawberries after making strawberry cheesecake, so immediately I prepared this drink and quenched my hunger for junky foods!!! yes, I am on a lazy diet:) 

Monday, 22 December 2014

Strawberry Cheesecake Recipe | Step by Step Recipe | Desserts

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Starting of the blogging journey, I never knew I would get addicted to blogging so much and I would find happiness through the readers satisfaction:) Blogging just happened like that and with my loved one's support it just goes on!!! Made this strawberry cheesecake as my best buddy visited us for lunch!!! I must say strawberry and chocolate is one of the best combination in desserts and so is this dessert!!!

Friday, 19 December 2014

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Khasi Halwa Recipe | Poosanikkai Halwa Recipe

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After a hefty shopping in Express Avenue, me and Mr.K were very tired and wanted to garb a quick lunch. Being there on a holiday, the mall was flooded and so was the food counters. Long time, Mr.K kept telling we should try I.D restaurant and we also had a discount on parking ticket with ID bill. After waiting for an hour, we got seated and it took another 1 hour for them to bring our orders. We wanted to try a sweet, yep, its khasi halwa and that's why such a boring story to relate my crush on the halwa. Ever since I wanted to try this at home and when I saw the recipe with its technique in a tv program Samayal Samayal, I put my apron the very next day and made this yummy halwa!!!

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Vegetable Salna Recipe | Parotta Salna Recipe

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Following yesterday's post Parotta is the recipe of the best companion of it!!! Yes, the salna we all love with parotta!!! For non veg lovers, here is the recipe for the chicken salna.

Monday, 15 December 2014

Parotta Recipe | Tiffen Recipes

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Parotta is a famous dish in Tamil Nadu. In the evening, you can find roadside shops making large batch of parotta's. What catches my eye is the way they flip the dough in the air. I haven't tired that way of preparing but I am sure this method is no disappointment and easy too.

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Red Snapper Fish Curry Recipe | Sankara Meen Kuzhambu Recipe

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Red snapper fish is a very tasty and yummy fish to cook!! I have started cooking this fish very often and its been addictive:) Check out the other recipe using red snapper Red Snapper Fish Fry.

Monday, 8 December 2014

Broccoli Lollipop Recipe | Veg Starters Recipes

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Never taught healthy veggies can be given an interesting twist of taste in a simple way to a great restaurant quality starter!!!I got this recipe from a programme in vijay tv, it seemed very simple and having the ingredients ready in my kitchen, gave it a try and has become an addict to the taste!!!

Checkout the most delectable recipe of fresh cream with raw spices marinated broccoli florets to give the taste buds a delight!!! 

Saturday, 6 December 2014

Rava Dosai Recipe | Breakfast Recipes

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Rava dosa is a very popular breakfast recipe next to idli vada sambar. Its easy and yummy alternative when no dosa batter is available at home!!! Check out the crispy dosa recipe here!!!

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Ragi Semiya - Sweet and Savoury Recipe | Breakfast Recipes

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An simple everyday dish which is easy, healthy and tasty for a breakfast or snack!!! I am sending this picture to Varadha's Event!! As you all know, I love photography as much as I enjoy cooking and eating. So, wanted to link one of my favorite shots for the food photography event. 

About the picture, its an sweet and savoury ragi semiya. I have used a coffee cup, napkin and spoons featuring an morning breakfast recipe with coffee or tea!! To contrast the background, used an serving plate. The picture is taken in diffused natural sunlight during mid noon using my dslr 18-55mm kit lens manual mode. This is a top view showing all colours and the hot plates!!! 

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Broccoli Soup Recipe | Soup Recipes

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I am not a soup person, but my mom always makes varieties of soups and forces us to have. It is one of the soup which I can have some though it tastes delicious and of course the reason why I make them now is the health benefits of broccoli in our diet. Yes, I have not changed but I must tell you that the soup is absolutely delicious!!!

Friday, 28 November 2014

Vanilla Tutti Frutti Ice Cream | Ice Cream Recipes | Homemade Ice Creams

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My husband is very fond of ice creams, where ever he would see an ice cream shop he would buy. I am not a big fan but love to just get a taste from every new flavours he tries. I love those with loads of brownie and chocolate mix!!! Here is a simple vanilla ice cream with tutti frutti!!!

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Badam Pisin Sherbet Recipe | Edible Gum Sherbet Recipe | Summer Drinks

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Badam Pisin/ Edible Gum is a hard stone like substance which is light white and brown in colour which when soaked in water for overnight becomes a jelly like substance or crushed ice. It is a perfect coolant to the body in the summer and a yummy treat for kids. Badam Pisin is definitely not a drink for weight watchers, as regular consumption of badam pisin puts in weight, so it can be given to kids who are thin to increase their weight. It is also the best home remedy for people with piles. 

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Sweet Corn Capsicum Pizza Recipe | Pizza Recipes

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Fresh corn adds so much to the taste and flavours with the other variations of your improvisation. You can top it up with your favourite veggies, cheese and sauce!!!Here is a simple sweet corn capsicum pizza recipe!!!

Monday, 24 November 2014

Rasgulla Recipe | Easy Sweet Recipes


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Rasgulla's are small cheese balls immersed in sugar syrup. It is a native dish of Bengal. Rasgulla is a traditional offering of puri temple. This spongy sweet is famous throughout India. Variations in rasgulla's is also tasty!

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Homemade Pizza Base Recipe | Pizza Recipes

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Delectable Flavours is finally 6 months old blog now!!! Never expected to keep up till this time.::) I am always thankful to the immense joy, relationship, fun and happiness blogging has given me..Love you Blogging!!!

The recipe of the day is pizza base dough!!! I love my pizzas from dominos and always try those variations at home! Who doesn't love pizza? So do I. Often during our family outing with parents, we prefer a pizza night, we order almost everything on the menu and share. Finally with choco lava, my favourite. Here is a fail proof pizza base recipe which is so easy and perfect. 

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Carrot Beetroot Ginger Juice Recipe | Healthy Drinks

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Yummy carrot and beetroot combo juice is so energizing and refreshing!!! Beetroots are very rich in anti oxidants, so good to have as fresh juice. 

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Sanitation, Hygiene and Health among children in India

Children face serious health issues than adults as young people are more prone to environmental hazards. For example, young ones are very vulnerable to the infectious feces of other people lying around in the open defecation due to which they are also infected with diseases. Inadequate sanitation cause a wide range of diseases which are very life threatening. The most deadly are diarrheal diseases which is caused due to poor sanitation conditions and inadequate hygiene. At present, the rural areas are the most affected by poor sanitation. Mainly due to the lack of proper toilets.

Monday, 17 November 2014

Chettinad Pepper Chicken Recipe | Chicken Recipes

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Chettinad Pepper Chicken is a very spicy, flavorful dish. I usually prepare my mother's version of pepper chicken which is less spicy and aromatic yet tastes best.  Got this recipe through an tv programme and jotted down very long back. One day, wanted to try something different for guests and tried this, from then on got addicted to the taste of it. Try yourself and treat yourself very yummly!!!

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Chilli Chicken Masala Recipe | Chicken Recipes

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Hey I am with an easy, tasty and the most favorite chicken dish for the day!!! Each time I order food from my favorite restaurant I ask only for this chilli chicken masala and they would tell its over even by 8. So I be so stubborn to be there for dinner by 7 which my brother totally hates it. He cant have dinner so early being a night person!! Having tried many chicken recipes from many famous food places , I still love this chilli chicken masala very much! 

Friday, 14 November 2014

Red Snapper Fish Fry Recipe | Sankara Meen Varuval Recipe | Seafood Recipes

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Had been a hectic day without power supply, no cooking , no eating, just going mad to find the fault in our electrical connection. The rains and cable works damaged our entire electric connection. Finally managed to get an temporary connection. Missed blogging and could not wait to share this amazing dish. Here is my first fish post on the blog for fish lovers...it is an delicious fish fry!!!

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Ladies Finger Fry Recipe | Bhindi Fry Recipe

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Everyone likes ladies finger. The one vegetable I happily ate in my childhood days. A simple lunch box side dish recipe : Ladies Finger Fry!

Monday, 10 November 2014

Thinai Idli Recipe | Foxtail Millet Idli Recipe | Millet Recipes

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We allow know millets is helathy, but switching from our lifestyle is difficult. Here is another simple way to replace millets to our diet, just replace the rice used for making idli's to millets for a soft and healthy idli. Goodness of millets in a easy way!!!

Sunday, 9 November 2014

Kola Urundai Kuzhambu Recipe | Lunch Recipes

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Been a busy day writing down a diet plan for me!!! My doctor has asked me to lose 10 kgs:P. Being a food blogger, it is really not easy to follow my diet. Let me see how this thing works out...phew...Coming to today's recipe, its an simple and delicious urundai kuzhambu for vegeterians...!!! This comes in very handy when you don't have veggies at home. 

Saturday, 8 November 2014

A Healthy Child Makes a Happy Home!!!

A healthy child makes a happy home....so true...!! He made our home a very happy home. He is cute, playful and very naughty. He brought in bundles of joy and happiness to our family. After his arrival to our home, I changed my focus from outside to inside. I truly felt the changes within me to a better person. He keeps reminding me of how to live life!!!This is to you AMRITH...:) My little naughty Nephew!!!

Green Peas Masala Fry Recipe | Green Peas Poriyal Recipe | Lunch Side Dish Recipes

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Easy Peas Poriyal Recipe!!!

Friday, 7 November 2014

Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe |Raw Banana Podimas | Lunch Side Dish Recipes

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Vazhakkai Podimas is a very tasty and healthy recipe. My DH does have only vazhakkai bajji, as its fried. So I make this recipe which he likes to have even without knowing its vazhakkai...:P Sometimes, healthy way of eating is forced in such ways!!! I am sure anyone will love this yummy poriyal. Do try and share your feedback. 

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Curry Leaves Chutney Recipe | Karuveppalai Chutney Recipe | Idli Dosa Side Dish Recipes

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A tasty and healthy chutney made from curry leaves which has numerous benefits for women when consumed in any form. Best way to consume is raw but I prefer these chutneys and powder's which are yummy than raw!!!

Monday, 3 November 2014

Thinai Adai Recipe | Foxtal Millet Mixed Lentils Recipe | Millet Recipes

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Finding ways to include millets into your diet?? Try this Millet Adai Recipe and I am sure you will happily start a millet diet then!!! This is one of the easy and tasty way to include millets in our diet!!!

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Carrot Juice Recipe | Refreshing Drinks

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I grew up drinking carrot juice every morning for almost a year before going to school as I used to skip my breakfast giving lame reasons. Thanks to amma for forcing me to drink this!!! Now, I love to have these along with a light breakfast for a filling tummy!!!


Saturday, 1 November 2014

Vellai Paniyaram Recipe | Chettinad Special Recipes

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Vellai Paniyaram is an authentic chettinad dish which is prepared in every auspicious occasion and served with spicy chutney. I miss this so much in my MIL's place, so request my mom to make these chettinad dishes when I visit home!!! My DH gets surprised seeing me going crazy over these foods as he is not used to our cuisine but definitely enjoys eating them:P To the recipe.....

Friday, 31 October 2014

Tutti Frutti Cookies Recipes | Tea Time Snacks

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Don't they look gorgeous??? These are amazing colourful cookies which melts in your mouth. My DH loves tutti frutti so they are always available in my kitchen. This time I wanted to make something different with these and tried these gorgrous cookies from VahChef!!! 

Carrot Halwa Recipe | Carrot Halwa Using Milk Recipe | Sweet Recipes

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Carrot Halwa is a simple, delicious and nutritious sweet with oodles of ghee and sugar. It can be prepared ahead for a party or to serve guests as desserts with a scoop of ice cream. If you are a lazy person like me, grating carrots is a big task:P 

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Mushroom Gravy Recipe | Side Dish Recipes

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Simple, easy and yummy side dish for mushroom lovers prepared in less than 30 minutes. This goes well with chappathi. It is mild, fresh and nutritious with mushroom's. I make these at least once in a week, though my DH doesn't take mushrooms. He is happy with the plain gravy as it is very delicious even without mushrooms. 

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Kara Sev Recipe | Snacks Recipes

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My favourite snack is kara sev especially the ones made in sattur. I have been trying different recipes so far to get that or taste close to it and finally found one in aarthi's space and  always loved this. Here is the yummy snack recipe inspired from aarthi's. 

Monday, 20 October 2014

Suzhiyam Sweet Recipe | Seeyam Sweet Recipe | Chettinad Special Sweets

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Another sweet we make for diwali with savoury masala seeyam is suziyam. This is a yummy round ball with sweet stuffing inside deep fried in oil. These are made with the same stuffing we use for puran poli. To the recipe...

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Masala Seeyam Recipe | Chettinad Special Recipes

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Masala Cheeyam is a yummy teatime snack in chettinad cuisine. We make this a must recipe for Diwali to celebrate. We usually make vellai paniyaram, masala cheeyam, suzhiyam, bajji and vadai for tiffen snacks. This is another very easy and tasty snack from chettinad!!!

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Chettinad Paal Paniyaram Recipe | Chettinad Special Sweets Recipes

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Our Diwali preparations have started, my shopping is over and I am very much excited travelling to my mom's place for 3 days. It's going to be unlimited cooking, eating, chatting, playing and fun. We have special guests this time for diwali, yep, they are my brother's 15 friends. So excited!!! 

Presenting you with traditional sweet dish "PAAL PANIYARAM". This dish has a history for me as it being the first sweet that I served my DH after our engagement. We make these round balls using coconut shell, which I have not done for this post. I will definitely, add a recipe video soon!!

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Spicy Tava Idli Recipe | Left Over Dishes Recipes | Easy Snacks

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Every home enjoys having hot, soft, fluffy idlis for breakfast with varieties of chutneys or like in my home with spicy mutton kothukari kuzhambu which gives the entire day a power start!!! So, here is a recipe with left over idli's which makes an amazing tiffen box recipe for kids and office goers. These spicy tava idli are defnitely super spicy loaded with the freshness of lemon and coriander which tickles your taste buds :)

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Baked Sev Recipe | Low Calorie Snacks

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Baked Sev for calorie watchers like me!!! Its easy, fast and a guilt free snack!!! Use of oil is very minimal and makes a great evening snack keeping hunger at bay!!!

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Masala Chapathi Noodles Recipe | Left Over Dishes Recipes | Easy Snacks

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Masala Chapathi Noodles can be a hit among all your family members anytime. It spices up the boring chappathi with great flavours and turns it into an amzing snack which you cant stop having little. It is just a twist with chappathi and noodles. 

Monday, 13 October 2014

Mixed Herbs Aloo Recipe | Chatpata Chat Recipes | 100 th Post!!!

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Hey Here comes my 100th post in Delectable Flavours!!!! Been 5 months into the blogging world and had learnt so much!! Happy to have known few fellow bloggers and their support. :):);)

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Saturday Snapshots #5 – A Food Photography Learning Series

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This time, my entry for the SS#5 is Chickpea. I never planned anything and just choose this. I am happy with what I have clicked. In-fact I very much enjoyed clicking and tried various angles. I liked some 4 shots that I shortlisted from the 15 clicks I took. As I am supposed to update only the best, I choose this though my DH liked another. 

Rava Kesari Recipe | Easy Sweet Recipe

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A sweet post today after a long gap. I still wonder how my days have gone so busy travelling, guests, partying and roaming around with no time to blog!!! But over these few days have tried new recipes from the city's best dining and happy to have had the best time!!!

Friday, 10 October 2014

Kids Lunch Box Recipes - EBook by Indus Ladies


Indus Ladies has created a Recipe Book for Kids Lunch Box Ideas. The Book has
- 100 Yummy Recipes with picture, ingredients and preparation methods
- 30 Printable Lunch Box Love Notes
A copy of this EBook comes very handy for mom's to make tasty,attractive and healthy alternatives for the lunch box.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Thuthuvalai Thogayal Recipe | Solanum Trilobatum Thogayal Recipe

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Solanum trilobatum also called as thuthuvalai in tamil. In India, thuthuvalai herb is used as a traditional medicine and very good for treating common cold,asthma and cough. The process of cleaning is very time consuming as it has thorns even on the leaves. The thogayal tastes good with hot rice.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Sweet Corn Gravy Recipe | Side Dish for Chappathi

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A simple sweet corn milk gravy for chappathi. When I first made this gravy, I never expected my DH to like it..but he actually loved it so much that he served him more and more. So, I now prepare this easy recipe often!!

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Saturday Snapshots #4 – A Food Photography Learning Series

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Here goes my 3rd entry to the food photography learning series. This weeks theme was to shoot Indian Spices. I planned to shoot with Indian Spice Turmeric which I love to use so much in my cooking. I tried various backdrops and props, but nothing worked on to my satisfaction.