Home Made Pineapple Jam For Toddlers-No White Sugar/No Preservatives

Home Made Pineapple Jam For Toddlers:

Homemade Pineapple Jam has been in my to-do list since a very long time. One of my besties had asked me to try it without preservatives and white sugar and share.The recipe doesn’t have white sugar or any artificial colour/additives or preservatives.I have already posted homemade jam recipes without any added sugar and many other variants. You can find them here

No sugar mixed fruit jam

Homemade Beet Jam

Dates Strawberry Jam

Apple Jam

Mango  Jam

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Potato Peas Kurma Recipe|Aloo Matar Kurma Recipe

Potato Peas Kurma Recipe|Aloo Matar Kurma Recipe:

Today’s recipe is simple potato green peas kurma. I love any rich but simple gravy or kurma. This style of potato peas kurma is my favourite accompaniment for plain rice.

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Dalia Biriyani| Broken Wheat Biriyani|Godhumai Rava Biriyani|Dalia Recipes-Broken Wheat for babies

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani:

Daila or Daliya or Broken Wheat Rava or Godhumai Rava is an excellent source of proteins and complex carbohydrates. It is an amazing source of energy and it is rich in fibres. It helps in building muscles, regulating body metabolism and curing constipation. It is the most preferred diet about all fitness world people and blood sugar patients. Dalia or broken wheat is one of the most preferred foods for babies, toddlers and kids. I learnt this fact very late and that’s when I came with recipes like Dalia kheer and Dalia almond khicidi.

Though porridge/khicidi/ upma is the most common dishes suggested for babies with this dalia I would suggest you give a try with this variant of biriyani or pulao after 8 months skipping the salt. The below recipe came across our mind as we getting ready to prepare upma for morning breakfast. It took me few minutes and it came out super yummy. You can just tantalise your taste buds with Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani recipe. I just followed my kuska/plain biriyani recipe. The entire crux of this recipe lies in two places, the amount of roasting done and the amount of water used.

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani


Serves 3

  • Broken Wheat Rava-1 cup
  • Water-1.5 cups
  • Chopped Veggies-1/2 cup
  • Chilly Powder-1/4 Tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder-1/2 tsp
  • Onion-1 small
  • Tomato-1 small
  • Oil+Ghee-2 tbsp
  • Salt-To taste
  • Mint+Coriander leaves-Handful

To grind into a smooth paste:

  • Green Chilly-1
  • Ginger-A small piece
  • Garlic-7

To Temper:

  • Bay Leaf-1
  • Cardamom-2
  • Cinnamon-A stick
  • Fennel -1/4 Tsp
  • Clove-2

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani


1. Measure and keep all the ingredients ready.

2. In a pressure cooker, dry roast the broken wheat rava in medium flame for 2 minutes. Set it aside.

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani

3. In the same pressure cooker, add oil+ghee and add the items mentioned under “To temper”

4. Now add onion and other vegetables and saute them well.

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani

5. Add the roasted dalia, paste and mint leaves, coriander leaves and all spice powders.

6. Gently mix them together and add water and salt.

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani

7. Pressure cook for 3 whistles.

8. When the pressure is released carefully fluff it up.

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani

9. Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani is ready to serve.

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani


This goes well with any raitha of your choice.

Adjust spices according to your wish and taste.

Skip salt for babies less than one year of age.

This can be given to babies above six months

Ensure to have introduced all items before and eliminate allergies.

Always have a word with your doctor before introducing any new food to babies

Vegetable Dalia Biryani or Broken Wheat Biriyani

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Golden Milk Fruit Custard Recipe-Fruit Custard recipe with Golden Milk/Turmeric Milk/Turmeric Latee

Golden Milk Fruit Custard Recipe:

Golden Milk Fruit Custard Recipe- I made an attempt to make a healthier version of the most famous dessert aka kids favourite fruit custard or fruit salad with custard recipe. I have already posted a recipe of fruit custard during the initial days of blogging. As you all know I slowly adopted no whites principle into my blogging I came out with this different recipe. I skipped using white sugar and made the base with turmeric milk instead of plain milk.
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Golden milk fruit custard

Golden Milk or Turmeric Latte or Turmeric Milk is one of the oldest recipes which is gaining popularity once again. It is nothing but a slightly different version of our grandmoms’ recipe of milk+palm sugar+turmeric powder, I can say. Now we have various variants with the same base. As I was preparing fruit custard this idea incorporation suddenly popped out and trust me Golden Milk Fruit Custard Recipe had so difference and it was even yummy. Continue reading “Golden Milk Fruit Custard Recipe-Fruit Custard recipe with Golden Milk/Turmeric Milk/Turmeric Latee”

Cauliflower Fry |Gobi Fry|Cauliflower or Gobi Roast-How to make a non deep fried gobi fry on stove top?

Cauliflower Fry or Gobi Fry Recipe:

Is there anyone who doesn’t love deep fries? I am sure none. But with increasing health issues and more awareness, many people force themselves to avoid deep fry items. It is in a way to good to avoid but it is definitely not unhealthy if you consume deep fries in moderation with right lifestyle and food habits. Mom always avoids excess usage of oil in her cooking and that bug had bitten me long back. Many of my readers on seeing my daily menu images have questioned if I really add oil to food. I am unsure but I sincerely take efforts to keep oil usage right and I always use and recommend only pure seed oils and a strict to refined oils or all those fancy oils which keep coming in the market. I prefer being local and traditional as much as possible when it comes to food habits. Continue reading “Cauliflower Fry |Gobi Fry|Cauliflower or Gobi Roast-How to make a non deep fried gobi fry on stove top?”

Mushroom Kola Urundai

Mushroom Kola Urundai Recipe:

Hello Friends! How was your long weekend? We had an awesome trip to ravishing Rajasthan and enjoyed a totally new type of holiday with camel safari at the dunes, parasailing, quad bike race and a lot more. Definitely a lifetime experience it was. Todays’ recipe is a guest post. This is from the same contest I had mentioned earlier. It is from the group “Roasts n Grinds”. We had called for healthy recipes with tofu/mushroom/soya and healthy baking recipes. The recipe is Mushroom Kola Urundai/Stuffed Mushroom Balls by Bhuvana Selvaraj. You may find all mushroom recipes here Continue reading “Mushroom Kola Urundai”

Maravalli Kizhangu Adai Recipe|Tapioca Chilla

Maravalli Kizhangu Adai Recipe:

Maravalli Kilangu/Maravalli Kizhangu or kuchi kilangu or kappa kilangu is tapioca.It is one of the staples of Kerala and I have already posted the recipe of kappa puzhukku-A traditional dish of Kerala. We are not a huge fans of this vegetable but this recipe of Maravalli Kizhangu Adai was yummy .My sister in law shared this recipe last June and I had tried it thrice so far. The flavour of tapioca in this Maravalli Kizhangu Adai Recipe is so unique and it makes the adai so soft.The ingredients are more similar to the usual bottle gourd adai  but it is slightly on the spicy side.You can reduce the number of chilies to balance that as per your taste. Come lets check Maravalli Kizhangu Adai Recipe.

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Multi Millet Kozhukattai|Siruthaniya Kozhukattai|Steamed Millet Dumplings

Multi Millet Kozhukattai recipe:

Millet are a part of our weekly meals and in fact daily meal too through multigrain porridge we consume daily. I have shared a lot about millet and there are more than 30+ millet recipes in my blog here.I have experimented them in all variants of recipes ranging from basic porridge to the kids favourites.


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Thai Rice Noodles in Tomato Sauce-Gluten Free & Vegan

Thai Rice Noodles in Tomato Sauce-Vegan & Gluten Free:

KitchenKathukutty aims at providing healthy, nutritional and wholesome recipes suitable for all age groups from 6 months babies to our beloved grandparents at 90. My blog/cooking doesn’t mostly contain the unhealthy white sugar, refined flour, and any processed ingredients. I would like to share this lifestyle with our fellow people and help them eat & live healthy. This is the main purpose behind the entire blogging journey. So I always keep looking for the healthy alternative to every ingredient /dish. Noodles-This is the most favourite food for most of us but the most controversial topic when it comes to health. So here come healthy noodle recipes like whole wheat noodles & chapathi noodles. To add one more today we will look into rice noodles. Thai Rice Noodles in Tomato Sauce is a fusion of Thailand cuisine and Italian Cuisine. Some of my friends ask me how do you even find these? I just skim through every shop and pick up healthy alternatives reading the ingredients. This read Rice Flour+ Water as ingredients. Hence I picked it up. Is it not a healthy choice? This is from a superstore in Delhi. You can buy them from here or from the below links or from any supermarket.

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Wheat Tofu Momos/Wheat Momos Recipe

Wheat Tofu Momos/Wheat Momos Recipe:
Hello Folks! Hope you had a great celebration last week. Todays’ recipe is a guest post. This is from the same contest I had mentioned earlier.It is from the group “Roasts n Grinds”. We had called for healthy recipes with tofu/mushroom/soya and healthy baking recipes.  The recipe today is “Wheat Tofu Momos” and it is by Mrs.Gomathi Subbarayan from Tirunelveli. Thank you so much for your recipes.And did I tell you?I am a huge fan of momos. I just control myself because of refined flour usage.My better half makes super awesome wheat momos at home. Find tofu burji and tofu polichathu recipe here.

I have been inviting guest posts to my blog after publishing 100 recipes to honour all friends and supporters. So here is my personal invite to each of you out there“I invite pure vegetarian recipes with mushrooms/soya chunks /tofu or any healthy baked goodie or any of your family’s traditional recipe. Whoever is interested, please write to me at kitchenkathukutty@gmail.com with ingredients, detailed recipe and step by step images(at-least two to three final images). I will be happy and honoured to post the same on my blog. ” Please find the guest posts here
Over to Mrs.Gomathi.

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