Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Thinai Arisi Thayir Sadham/Thayir Thinai/Millet Curd Bath/Foxtail Millet Curd Rice

Foxtail Millet/Thinai is one the most important millet varieties loaded with calcium and other vitamins and minerals. Foxtail millet is the second most cultivated species of millet and has been the staple diet of South Indians for a very long time from the Sangam period. Thinai – when consumed regularly is ideal for reducing the cholesterol of the body, helps in controlling blood sugar and increases the metabolic rate. They are rich in anti-oxidants, removes all the acidic elements away from out body. Today, I am going to share a very simple and super healthy Thayir thinai. Do try out this thayir thinai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other healthy and interesting Millet Recipes here and All About Millets here.

Here’s how to make Thinai Thayir Sadham with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Chocolate Biscuit Balls/No Bake Desserts

Chocolate Biscuit Balls are easy to make delightful snacks for kids with very less ingredients. It can be made in a jiffy and served in no time. Do try out this exotic Chocolate Biscuits Balls and enjoy. You serve these cute little delights as evening snacks or as finger foods for birthday parties. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Evening Snacks, Cakes & Bakes here.

Here’s how to make Chocolate Biscuit Balls with step by step photos…

Sunday, 16 February 2020

Curry Leaves Chutney/Karuveppilai Chutney – Easy Chutney Recipes

Curry Leaves is a nature’s gift and plays a vital role in South Indian cooking. Curry Leaves are loaded with wonderful medicinal properties. It is an excellent source of iron, calcium and vitamin A. Regular consumption of curry leaves helps in prevention of hair loss, premature graying of hair and strengthens the hair. Making the kids eat curry leaves is always a great challenge; this curry leaves chutney is one easy way to make them eat the same. Do try out this delectable, healthy and super tempting Curry Leaves Chutney/Karuveppilai Chutney and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and delectable Chutney/Thogaiyal Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Curry Leaves Chutney with step by step photos…

Saturday, 15 February 2020

Black Pepper Rice Sevai/Pepper Sevai/Milagu Idiappam Sevai / மிளகு சேவை செய்வது எப்படி– Easy Breakfast Recipe

Pepper Sevai/Milagu Pepper Sevai is a very easy and quick recipe that can be made in a jiffy and can be served for breakfast or evening snacks or even for dinner. This pepper sevai is very flavourful and simple recipe that can be either served with onion coconut chutney or it is good all by itself. I made this pepper sevai with instant rice noodles/rice sevai but can be made with home-made idiappam as well.  Do try out this Pepper Sevai and post your comments here. Also check out the Lemon Sevai I have posted earlier here and other interesting Breakfast recipes here.

Here’s how to make Pepper Sevai with step by step photos…

Fennel Seeds Powder/Sombu Thool/Perunjeeragam Thool/How to make Snauf Powder at Home/சோம்பு தூள் பொடி செய்வது எப்படி

Fennel Seeds Powder/Sombu Thool is a very basic ingredient in South Indian cooking that is added when making vegetarian, non-vegetarian biryanis, gravies etc. Fennel Powder/Snauf Powder is a very aromatic, flavourful powder that has numerous health benefits when included in our day today life. I always have Cumin Seeds Powder/Jeeragam Powder, cardamom Powder/Elachi Powder in my pantry to make cooking faster and tastier. Do check outFennel Seeds Tea/Sombu Tea I have posted earlier here. Meanwhile do check out other basic podi varieties that can be made at home with step by step photos here.

Here’s how to make Fennel Seeds Powder/Sombu Thool with step by step photos…

Friday, 14 February 2020

Cardamom Powder/Elachi Powder/How to make Cardamom/Elachi Powder At Home/ஏலக்காய் பொடி செய்வது எப்படி

Cardamom Powder/Elachi/Elakkai Powder is a very aromatic and flavourful spice powder that can be used when preparing Indian Sweets. This powder can be stored in airtight container for about 6 months. The cardamom powder comes in handy and is very easy to make at home. Do try out this cardamom powder/Elachi powder and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and basic podi varieties here.

Here’s how to make Cardamom Powder/Elachi Powder with step by step photos…

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Rava Pongal/Sooji Pongal/Rava Khara Pongal/Rava Ghee Pongal

Rava Pongal/Rava Khara Pongal is a very easy and super delectable breakfast recipe made in South India. Rava Pongal is very filling and can be served with either with chutney or sambar. If you want a very tasty and non-sticky rava Pongal you have to roast both rava and dal separately and you must be generous in adding ghee when making the Pongal. Do try out this delicious and tempting Rava Pongal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other Pongal Recipes here and interesting Breakfast recipes here.

Here’s how to make Rava Pongal/Rava Khara Pongal with step by step photos…


Monday, 10 February 2020

Pomegranate Rasam/Madhulam Pazham Rasam/ மாதுளம் பழம் ரசம்

Rasam is one of the staple foods in the South Indian Lunch Menu. I love to make different types of rasam and this is one special rasam I came across long time back in a magazine. The actual recipe used rasam powder, but I have used the freshly ground masala for added taste and flavour. The Pomegranate Rasam tastes sweet, tangy, and spicy and is super delectable rasam which is totally irresistible. Pomegranate rasam not only taste great but has this beautiful pink color, which is a perfect treat for our eyes. Do try out this super tempting and aromatic Pomegranate Rasam and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Rasam Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Pomegranate Rasam with step by step photos…


Parippu Curry/Kerala Parippu Curry for Onam Sadya/Parippu Curry Recipe-How to make Parippu Curry

Parippu Curry/Daal Curry is a humble, divine, tasty and authentic recipe made for Onam Sadya in Kerala. “Sadya” means banquet in Malayalam. Sadya is a feast in which traditional vegetarian dishes [23-26 recipes] are prepared and served on a banana leaf for lunch during Onam and other special occasions like marriages. This Parippu Curry is made with pasi paruppu/cheruparuppu cooked with spiced coconut mixture and tempered with ghee. It plays an integral and essential part of Onam Sadhya and served with hot white rice and ghee. Do try out this delectable and divine Parippu Curry and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other dal varieties here.

Here’s how to make Parippu Curry with step by step photos…

Sunday, 9 February 2020

Black Urad Dal Rice/Ulundhu Sadham/Ulundhu Soru/Karuppu Ulundhu Sadham with Ellu Thuvaiyal –Thirunelveli Special

Black Urad Dal Rice/Ulundhu Sadham is a traditional and authentic recipe of Thirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu. It is a very flavourful and protein packed rice variety that can be made very easily and quickly. This ulundhu soru is usually paired with Ellu Thuvaiyal/Black Sesame Seeds Thuvaiyal but it can be served with any spicy kuzhambuvarieties and appalam.This black urad dal rice is given to girls during puberty which helps in bone growth and strengthens the bone. Do check out other interesting Ulundhu recipes like Ulundhu Kali/Urad dal Kali, Ulundhu Paal/UradDal Paal, Urad Dal Ladoo here. Also check out other Vegetarian Pulavs/Biryanis/One PotMeals/Rice Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Black Urad Dal Rice/Ulundhu Soru  with step by step photos here...

Friday, 7 February 2020

Chicken Uppu Kari/Kozhi Uppu Kari /Uppu Kozhi Varuval– Chettinad Special

Chicken Uppu Kari is a very simple and traditional Chettinad special recipe. Usually Chettinad recipes are made with freshly ground spices, but this uppu kari is an exception. This Uppu Kozhi Varuval is made with very little ingredients like dry red chillies, shallots/sambar vengayam, salt and turmeric powder. This uppu kari can be made either with chicken or mutton, I will post the mutton uppu kari soon. Do try out this easy and tempting Kozhi Uppu Kari and post your comments here. Meanwhile do try out other interesting and tempting NonVegBiryanis/Pulavs/Gravies/Varuvals/Appetizers here.

Here's how to make Chicken Uppu Kari with step by step photos...

Thursday, 6 February 2020

Egg Masala Sandwich/Indian Style Boiled Egg Masala Sandwich-How to make Egg Masala Sandwich

Today’s recipe is Egg Masala Sandwich. It’s been a long time after I have posted any sandwich recipes. So I thought of sharing this protein rich, spicy, tangy and tasty Egg Masala Sandwich. This sandwich can be served as breakfast or just as evening snacks as well. I made this sandwich in a tawa, but you can make in sandwich maker also. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sandwich recipes here and other Breakfast recipes here.

Here’s how to make Egg Masala Sandwich with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Kothamalli Biryani/Coriander Leaves Biryani/Cilantro Biryani-How to make Cilantro Biryani

Today, I am going to share a very flavourful, delightful, easy and quick Kothamalli Biryani/Cilantro Biryani. This is a one pot meal that can be made in no time and is a perfect lunch box recipe. So let’s move on to the recipe, do try this lovely, colourful, flavourful and delectable kothamalli biryani and post your comments here. Do check out other interesting Veg Biryani/Non-Veg Biryani’s here and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Kothamalli Biryani/Coriander Leaves Biryani with step by step photos…

Monday, 3 February 2020

Milagu Chicken Fry/Pepper Chicken Fry/Black Pepper Chicken Fry- மிளகு கோழி வறுவல்-Method 2

Today, I am going to share a very easy, spicy and quick Milagu Chicken Fry/ மிளகு கோழி வறுவல் which is perfect side dish when paired with simple and delightful Milagai Killi PottaSambar, Rasam and White rice. I have already posted Black Pepper Thokku, PepperChicken fry already, but this milagu chicken varuval is a little different from the one I have posted earlier. Do check out this Pepper Chicken Fry made with freshly roasted and ground masala in the link. Meanwhile try out this Milagu Chicken and post your comments here. Also check out other interesting and mouthwatering Non-Vegetarian Varuvals/Fry/Biryanis/Gravies etc here.

Here’s how to make மிளகு கோழி வறுவல் with step by step photos…

Sunday, 2 February 2020

Thakkali Kai Kootu/Pachha Thakkali Kootu/Green Tomato Kootu - தக்காளி காய் கூட்டு

Thakkali Kai Kootu is a South Indian delicacy made with raw/green tomatoes/thakkali kai along with dal and fresh ground coconut paste. It is a very simple,  healthy, spicy and tangy kootu that can be prepared as side dish and served with white rice or rotis. The green tomatoes are not available all the time in the market, but whenever I find these beautiful, tangy green tomatoes/tomatillos, I make it a point to buy them and make either kootu or thogaiyal. Do try out this lovely and healthy Thakkali Kai Kootu and post your comments here. Meanhwile do check out other interesting and delicious Kootu Varieties and other  Sambars/Dal/Rasamvarieties here.

Here’s how to make Thakkali Kadi Kootu with step by step photos…

Saturday, 1 February 2020

Tomato Chutney/Thakkali Chutney – Thattu Kadai Thakkali Chutney/Thallu Vandi Thakkali Chutney/ரோட்டுக்கடை தக்காளி சட்னி

We can make different types of Tomato Chutney, this one is another delectable way to make Thakkali Chutney. I always love to try different types of chutney’s, this is one such chutney I came across in a magazine and tried it out. This is one finger licking Tomato Chutney which is perfect accompaniment for idlis and dosas. Do try out this Thakkali Chutney and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Chutney/Thogaiyal varieties here.

Here’s how to make Thakkali Chutney with step by step photos…