August 31, 2016
August 30, 2016
Tomato & Cheese Frankie
Kids love to carry this tomato and cheese frankies in lunch box. For elders, skip the cheese and instead just spread half teaspoon of butter and make the mouth watering frankies. The stuffing can be made in advance on the previous day or during week ends and hence you can make the frankies ready without any mess...
August 29, 2016
Pachai Sundaikkai Kuzhambu / Fresh Turkey Berry Kuzhambu
August 28, 2016
Thakkali / Tomato Pachadi
Thakkali pachadi or Tomato raitha is a simple, tasty, delicious and creamy side dish. It is served as a side dish for any pulao varieties. Traditionally we make it as a side dish whenever we make Poricha kuzhambu. Since Poricha Kuzhambu is made without tamarind, tomatoes and curd in this pachadi give a wonderful combo...
August 27, 2016
Urulaikizhangu / Potato Podimos
August 26, 2016
August 24, 2016
Paal Poli / Milk Poli
August 23, 2016
Muparuppu Vadai / Three Lentils fritters
August 22, 2016
Gokulashtami Recipes / Krishna jayanthi Recipes
Gokulashtami is also known as Sree Jayanthi or Krishna Jayanthi and it is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. Different Sweet and Savory snacks are made on this day and Sri Krishna's most favourite Seedai, Butter and Aval (Poha) is mainly offered to Little Krishna along with other items. Here is the list of all sweet and savory snacks & Poha recipes...
August 21, 2016
Crispy Thattai ( Rice Crackers)
Thattai made of Rice flour and urad dal powder is the traditional snack and festival recipe of South India. We make this for Diwali, Gokulashtami and some times even as evening snack. usually we add red chilli powder for the spiciness and for a change I some times add green chilli paste to get a different flavour and taste...
August 20, 2016
Manjal Pongal and Thaalagam (Yellow Dal Rice with Mixed Vegetable Gravy)
Every year in the Tamil month of Aadi , every Tuesday this Manjal Pongal and Thalaga Kuzhambu is made by Tirunelveli Brahmins. Manjal pongal is a simple dal rice / pongal and Thalagam is the Mixed veg gravy made with roasted sesame seeds and coconut. We add either ghee or coconut oil with the hot steaming dal rice and mix with the Thalagam. Vadams (Rice crisps) are the best side dish for this rice.
August 19, 2016
Curry and Kootu Powder
Beet and Carrot Halwa
August 17, 2016
Avani Avittam Menu
Keerai Thandu Thengai Kuzhambu ( A gravy with the tender stems of Amaranth leaves)
August 16, 2016
Thatte idli is an authentic Karnataka recipe. The flat idlis melt in mouth with sponge texture. It is served in almost every retauraunt there with varieties of chutneys and sambar. The same batter can also be used to get fluffy regular idlis. Though the original version asks for making the batter in the wet grinder, I used only mixer to grind the batter and the result was outstanding....
August 12, 2016
Idi Sambhar / Sambhar with freshly ground spices
August 11, 2016
Sweet Kozhukattai / Thengai Pooran Koazhukattai
The most offered sweet to Lord Ganesha which is not only his favorite but everybody's favourite is Sweet Kozhukattai. The pooran stuffed inside the sweet kozhukattai is made traditionally with coconut and jagerry. Nowadays we make sweet kozhukattais with different stuffings. We make this Sweet Kozhukattai not only for Ganesh Chathurthi, but also for Varalakshmi Pooja, Thai velli and Aadi Velli Kizhamais...