Tag: Instant

Quick Vegetable Sabzi with Instant Gravy Sauce

Quick Vegetable Sabzi with Instant Gravy Sauce

I had shared the recipe for my Homemade Instant Gravy Sauce recently. Today, I’m going to show you how to make a quick sabzi for chapattis using this Sauce. If you’re one of those who feel it’s way easier to make chapattis than a sabzi, […]

Instant Gravy Sauce

Instant Gravy Sauce

Yo, you have to try this recipe! No, seriously, go ahead and try it. You’ll thank me later. This recipe will save you so much time and it’s one of my must haves in my kitchen! Read in Tamil   Ingredients: 1 cup – Homemade […]

2 minutes Tomato Chutney/Pickle

2 minutes Tomato Chutney/Pickle

In this recipe, I am going to show you how to use the Homemade Tomato Puree to prepare Tomato chutney or Tomato thokku instantly. Read in Tamil   Ingredients: 1 cup – Homemade Tomato Puree ½ tsp – Turmeric Powder ½ to ¾ tsp – Red […]

Homemade Tamarind Paste

Homemade Tamarind Paste

Tamarind Paste is a time saving ingredient.  Instead of buying it from the Departmental stores, preparing it at home is healthier and affordable to everyone. Read in Tamil   Ingredients: ½ kg – Tamarind Water as required Method: Remove the seeds and hard fibers from […]

Homemade Tomato Puree

Homemade Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree is a handy ingredient which is very useful for young mothers, working women and Bachelors.  Though it is available readily in all the Departmental stores, we can prepare it without any Preservatives, at home.  This hardly takes time to prepare. Read in Tamil […]

Dosa Pizza

Dosa Pizza

Want to make Pizza? Only have Dosa Batter on hand? Quick, scroll down!!! Skip to read in Tamil   Ingredients: 2 cups – Dosa Batter 2 cups – Chopped Vegetables 4 tbsp + 2 tbsp – Tomato Sauce + Chilli Sauce Pizza Cheese – as […]

Leftover rice Pakoda

Leftover rice Pakoda

It’s true when they say that worry is the misuse of imagination. It is a part and parcel of everyone’s life.  Some worry to earn money, some others worry to safeguard it. Some worry to earn their bread while others, to enjoy it. Every woman, […]

Bitter Gourd & White Ginger Pickle using Less oil

Bitter Gourd & White Ginger Pickle using Less oil

‘There is a connection between Courage and Bitter Gourd’. Sounds Funny, doesn’t it? Skip to read in Tamil Our elders believed that bitter taste promotes courage.  As a result, for generations young children and even soldiers in combat, were given bitter gourd as part of their […]

Kuzhambu/Sambar Podi

Kuzhambu/Sambar Podi

Earlier when I used to write on Penmai, I had compiled an extensive list of all the Podi varieties we use in our day to day life. Some of them were my own family recipes and others were from various magazine and books, tried and […]

Mixed Vegetable Pickle

Mixed Vegetable Pickle

‘Pickles are good for Health’ – Did you know? Yes, you read it right! Pickles are actually good for our health. We all know very well how pickles tickle our tastebuds (Hahaha). Turns out, this is what makes them healthy. They help us secrete more […]

Sundal Chaat

Sundal Chaat

This is once again a very simple recipe that you put together in a matter of minutes. This works very well for the Navrathri season, because sometimes you don’t know how many guests you will be entertaining that evening. All you need to have on […]

Jamun Kofta with Jain style Tomato Gravy

Jamun Kofta with Jain style Tomato Gravy

Hope you remember the procedure to make Jamun koftas using Instant Gulab Jamun mix.  Below is a quick recap… Skip to read in Tamil   Ingredients: 200 g – Instant Gulab Jamun Mix (any brand) 2 – Medium sized Boiled Potatoes or 1 Large potato […]

Jamun Kofta with Restaurant Style Kaju Gravy

Jamun Kofta with Restaurant Style Kaju Gravy

Remember my post from earlier in the year on how to make a Cake using Gulab Jamun Mix? I had promised to share more recipes using Gulab Jamun mix and here it is! Skip to read in Tamil As I mentioned before, Gulab Jamun Mix […]

Instant Gravy Powder for Bachelors and Working Women

Instant Gravy Powder for Bachelors and Working Women

I came across this wonderful recipe in a Youtube channel. The presenter showed how this powder can be prepared and used in side dishes. I think, this is the need of the day. Our mornings are loaded with routine works, and we have no time […]