Arisi Maavu Koozhu | Indian Rice Porridge

Humble foods give immense pleasure. Nothing fits the saying more perfectly than my mum’s Koozh. Arisi Koozh, has been our favorite dish for a very long time now. The only problem is, since it involves a lot of labor, (quite a lot of stirring and then cleaning afterwards!) it got made only once in a blue moon. But I wanted to start my Avant Garde Cookies journey with something special. And since the theme was Breakfast, this was the only dish that came to my mind. (more…)

Veggie Maggi Noodles ~ Indian Favorite Khaana

For most Indians, noodles = Maggi. Maggi is a popular brand selling noodles with a spice packet that is cooked along with the noodles in hot water for 2 minutes to give you a bowl of Maggi Noodles! πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜€ Now, this recipe will not try to duplicate the Maggi Masala. AllΒ  I’m showing you is how to make the dish marginally healthy and much more filling than just plain noodles! πŸ˜€ If you are a Bachelor living off these noodles, please learn basic stir fry and use that to incorporate some veggies into your meal! πŸ˜‰ (more…)