October 24, 2017

Nellai Sambar / Tirunelveli Sambar

The cuisine of Saiva Pillais of Tirunelveli is very unique, special and tasty. I have learnt many of the Nellai Recipes from my colleagues in these 25 years and make them regularly. Many of the recipes like Uluthan kali, Uluthamparuppu sadham, Ellu thogayal, Kootan sadham, Thuvaram paruppu sadham, Pulli illa curry, Sodhi kuzhambu, Inji Pachadi are healthy, delicious and very special. One such recipe is the Sambar. They never use Sambar Powder to make Sambar and it tastes amazingly very aromatic and flavoursome.  Here is the recipe of the Authentic Sambar of Tirunelveli...


October 22, 2017

Green Pulao

Green Pulao is a  perfect lunchbox item blended with the flavour of Mint and Coriander leaves. Easy to make and Tasty to eat. A simple onion raitha serves as the best side dish for the Green Pulao and Potato chips make the Green Pulao more delicious.


October 21, 2017

Carrot Poriyal / Carrot Stir Fry

Carrot Poriyal / Carrot Stir fry is a healthy, tasty and simple side dish for lunch. since the carrot poriyal is made with grated carrot, it needs very less time for cooking and can be made in jiffy. The flavour of green chillies in this Carrot Poriyal gives good aroma and taste to this side dish.


October 20, 2017

Cucumber Dosa / Vellirikkai Dosa

I came to know about this Vellirikkai Dosa through a guest who visited us recently from Mangalore. She was telling about varieties of Dosa they make out of different veggies. One among them is Vellirikkai / Cucumber dosa. Since I had the Cucumber in hand the very next day I tried this Cucumber dosa. It came out very well and I was so happy that I learnt a new and tasty recipe which is also very easy. Cucumber Dosa doesnot need fermentation and can be made very easily without any flaw.


October 13, 2017

Kesar Peda

Kesar Peda is a rich, delicious and a perfect sweet for the Diwali season. I made this Kesar Peda very easily with condensed milk and milk powder flavoured with saffron and cardamom. Follow this simple method to make Kesar Peda for this  Diwali celebration..


October 03, 2017

Asoka Halwa

Asoka Halwa is the soft and silky Halwa with Divine taste made of Moongh dal. Asoka halwa one of the signature sweet of Tamilnadu is native to the town Of Tiruvaiyaru and Tanjore. Asoka Halwa is made during Diwali and its also served as dessert in almost all marriages..