November 28, 2017

Karthigai Pori Urundai

Pori urundai is the special sweet we offer to Lord Karthikeya on the festival Karthigai. Aval Pori Urundai  is a tasty sweet and also a very healthy and safe snack. We make Pori Urundai out of Nel pori and Aval Pori. Here I give the recipe of Aval Pori Urundai (Puffed rice Sweet Balls)..


November 15, 2017

Vellai Poosani Morkuzhambu / Ashgourd Morkuzhambu

Morkuzhambu is a buttermilk gravy made with mild sour curd in different ways in Tamilnadu. Morkuzhambu is an intergral item of Tamilnadu cuisine. Morkuzhambu is had with rice and also it serves as the perfect side dish for Dosa, Adai, Upma kozhukattai and Sevai. Traditional Morkuzhambu is made with ashgourd, fried lady'sfinger or Vada...


November 09, 2017

Paasi Paruppu Thogayal / Moong Dal Chutney

Thogayal is the chutney made in Tamilnadu meant to have with rice. Instead of Kuzhambu / gravy we make this thick chutney out of various dals or veggies and mix with hot steaming rice with a dallop of ghee and relish with pappad and any vegetable kootu. Especially we prefer to have this during rainy nights. Paasi paruppu thogayal is a healthy chutney made of roasted moong dal that gives fantastic aroma and taste. We make Paruppu thogayal with thurdal, moong dal or chana dal. Out of the three this moong dal thogayal / chutney is the healthiest and tastiest one...


November 06, 2017

Puli Pongal / Tangy Pongal

Puli Pongal is the age old traditional Tamil Brahmin Tiffin. Elders of our families always prefer full meals as brunch around 11 a.m and have tiffin with coffee around 3.30 p.m. This Puli Pongal is one of the tiffin meant for evening tiffin. My grandma used to make this for us to have when we return from school. It tastes very yummy with tanginess and really tickles the tastebuds..


November 04, 2017

Lemon Idlis

Lemond Idlis, a twist made to the regular idlis. Lemon Idlis are very ideal to have as breakfast, to carry in lunch box. to serve as starter in parties, to offer kids as evening tiffin and so on..


November 01, 2017

Chapathi Fry

The tastiest, easiest and best way to make over the leftover chapathis...