When I was reading about this seemebadane kayi/chayote Chayote/Bangalore Brinjal/Chow Chow I found out it is actually a fruit. I always though it is a vegetable. Chayote is low calorie, high fiber squash with excellent source of Vitamin C, and folate. Seeme badanekaayi also contains antioxidant flavonoids that help to destroy harmful free radicals. We can make chutney, sambar and use this with many other vegetables and also see many Mexican dishes calls for Chayote.For weight loss this is one of the fruit/vegetable you should add to your diet. Here is a simple recipe of Chayote palya/Stir fry.
Sambar is one of our every side dishes for rice. We make variety sambar using different vegetables, and masalas. Each has unique taste and flavor. Radish/moolangi/mullangi sambar is one of the easiest and tastiest sambar to prepare.
Sesame seeds Laddu / Til ladoo / Ellu unde simple yet healthy, nutritious, and delicious sweet. Sesame seeds are rich source of calcium, iron, niacin and copper. This is a very healthy alternative treat to our kids.
Happy Yugaadi to everyone! Yugadi is beginning of the new year for us.
Without consuming the mixture of Neem and Jaggery, our traditional Ugadi celebration is not complete in karnataka.
Bevu-Bella signifies that we have to give prominence to both Joy and sorrow, which is inevitable in everyone’s life path. In fact, the flavors are just that – bitter and sweet – resulting in “bittersweet”.
Every region has its own variation for preparing Bevu-Bella. This variation is traditionally followed from my mother-in-law with North-Karnataka influence.
For the recipe, please watch the video.