Friday, 26 February 2021

Fish Fry Recipe/Tamil Nadu Style Fish Fry/Pomfret Fish Fry Recipe/வவ்வால் மீன் வறுவல்/Pomfret Fish Fry with Video and step by step photos

Today, I am going to share a very delectable, tempting and mouth-watering South Indian Style Fish Fry. Do try out this Fish fry recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile check out other interesting Fish Recipes here, Chicken Recipes here, Mutton Recipes. Also check out the short video for the recipe in Tamil.

Here’s how to make Pomfret Fish Fry with step by step photos & video…

Thursday, 25 February 2021

Schezwan Fried Rice Recipe/Schezwan Fried Rice with Homemade Schezwan Sauce/Schezwan Fried Rice with Step by Step photos

 Schezwan Fried Rice is a very famous and popular Indo Chinese dish served in restaurants. Fresh cooked white rice or left over white rice is added to the stir fried vegetables along with strong and pungent Schezwan Sauce. Schezwan food is known for its prominent flavours and high spice level coming from Sichuan pepper and Chilli peppers. I have used the home made Schezwan Sauce but you can use the store bought ones also. Do try out this Schezwan Fried Rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interestingIndo –Chinese, Chinese recipes here.

Here’s how to make Schezwan Fried Rice with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Maangai Inji Thokku Recipe/Maa Inji Thokku Recipe/Mango Ginger Pickle Recipe/How to make Maangai Inji Thokku with step by step photos

 Maangai Inji Thokku/Maa Inji Thokku is a unique, delicious and finger-licking thokku bursting with flavours. Mango ginger/Maa Inji [Curcuma Amada] is a seasonal root vegetable used to make pickles/thokku in South India. Mango Ginger is neither related to Ginger nor Mango but to turmeric. They look like ginger, but impart raw mango smell when peeled, along with sharpness of ginger towards the end when eaten raw.

Mango Ginger belongs to turmeric family, has antibacterial ,antibiotic properties, anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic properties and is used for medicinal purposes in Ayurveda and Unani. Not just that they are great appetizers but also used for curing skin diseases, bronchitis, asthma etc.

Mango Ginger Pickle/Thokku is very easy to make and is extremely tasty. It is best served with curd rice, rasam rice or even with idlis, dosas, rotis, chapatis etc or it can just be mixed with steam cooked white rice and enjoyed.

Here’s how to make Maangai Inji Thokku/Maa Inji Thokku with step by step photos…

Sunday, 14 February 2021

Karupatti Pongal Recipe/Palm Jaggery Pongal Recipe-How to make Karupatti Pongal with step by step photos

Today, I am going to share a traditional and tempting Karupatti Pongal. We usually make sakkarai Pongal in a pot, but in this post I am sharing an easy way to make sakkarai Pongal in a pressure cooker. Usually jaggery is used to make Sakkarai Pongal, but I have replaced it with Palm Jaggery/Karupati. Karupatti/Palm Jaggery is made from the extract of the palm tree. It is a very healthy and traditional sweetener and is an excellent alternative for white sugar.

Karupatti is rich in essential Vitamins, Minerals and Amino acids. Palm jaggery is rich in iron and it increases hemoglobin and treats anemia if consumed regularly. It is rich in magnesium and helps to regulate the nervous system. Presence of calcium helps to build and maintain strong bones. It also contains potassium which boosts heart health, decreases cramps and has several other benefits as well. It boosts the immune system and thus prevents several blood-related and other disorders. Do check out how to make Karupatti Pongal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other Pongal Recipes here and All aboutPongal and Pongal Menu here.

Here’s how to make Karupatti Pongal with step by step photos…

Thursday, 11 February 2021

Schezwan Noodles Recipe/Schezwan Noodles/Schezwan Noodles with step by step photos

Schezwan Noodles is a very famous and popular Indo Chinese dish served in restaurants. The Hakka Noodles are cooked and then added to stir fried vegetables along with strong and pungent Szhezwan Sauce. Schezwan or Sichuan food is an important part of Chinese cuisine, which finds its roots in the Sichuan Province. Schezwan food is known for its prominent flavours and high spice level coming from Sichuan pepper and chilli peppers. I have used the home made Schezwan Sauce but you can use the store bought ones also. Do try out this Schezwan Noodles and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Indo –Chinese, Chinese recipes here.

Here’s how to make Schezwan Noodles with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Schezwan Sauce Recipe/Homemade Schezwan Sauce Recipe/How to make Schezwan Sauce with step by step photos

Schezwan Sauce is hot, spicy, flavourful and strong pungent sauce made with dry red chillies, garlic and spices. This Schezwan sauce is a very basic sauce that can be served as dip for chips, fries etc. Not only as dip it can be used to make Schezwan Fried Rice, Schezwan Noodles, Schezwan Chicken etc. This sauce can be made earlier and stays good in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks. This Schezwan sauce can be made spicy or less spicy depending on our needs. Do try out this Schezwan Sauce and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting NoodlesPastas, Chinese Recipes and Rice varieties here.

Here’s how to make Schezwan Sauce Recipe with step by step photos…

Sunday, 7 February 2021

Chilli Garlic Noodles Recipe/சில்லி கார்லிக் நூடுல்ஸ்/Veg Hakka Noodle Recipe/Chillie Garlic Noodles-Video Recipe in English & Tamil

 Chilli Garlic Noodles is a very famous Chinese recipe that we come across in all most all the restaurant menu. This noodles is made with lots of garlic and spiced up with dry red chillies, green chillies along with perfect blend of sauces and loaded with vegetables as well. The chilli garlic noodles is supposed to be the spicy noodles, but you can adjust the spice level according to the needs of your family. Do try out this flavourful and mouth-watering Chilli Garlic Noodles and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Noodles, Pastas, Chinese Recipes and Rice varieties here.  Please check out the video for the Chilli Garlic Noodles recipe in both English & Tamil.

Here’s how to make Chilli Garlic Noodles with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Corn Pulav Recipe/Sweet Corn Pulav Recipe/ கார்ன் புலாவ்/ ஸ்வீட் கார்ன் புலாவ்/Quick Lunch Box Recipe/Corn Pulav with step by step photos & Video

 Corn Pulav/Sweet Corn Pulav is yet another easy, quick and flavourful pulav variety which is a perfect meal for all age groups. The addition of corn kernels along with perfect blend of Indian spices further cooked with basmati rice and milk makes this rice unique and flavourful. Do try out this delicious Corn Pulav and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Vegetarian Biryanis/Pulav etc here. Do check out the video for the recipe in both English & Tamil.

Here’s how to make Sweet Corn Pulav with step by step photos…

Friday, 29 January 2021

Potato Sandwich Recipe/Potato Pocket Sandwich/Pocket Sandwich using Sandwich Maker[Prestige]/Easy Lunch Box Recipe/Picnic Delight/Potato Sandwich with step by step photos & Video in English & Tamil

Potato Sandwich/Potato Pocket Sandwich is a very easy and quick sandwich that can be served for breakfast or as after school snacks or can also be packed for school or picnic. I have used the Prestige Sandwich Maker to make the sandwiches and have given the detailed instructions for the same. But you can make same sandwich on stove top and serve it hot with ketchup. The choice of bread is totally your’s, I have used wheat bread as it is a healthier option. Do try out this delightful Potato Sandwich and post your comments. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sandwich Recipes here and Breakfast recipes here.

Here’s how to make Potato Sandwich with step by step photos & Video…

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Manathakkali Keerai Kootu Recipe/Black Night Shade Kootu Recipe/Manathakkali Paasi Paruppu Kootu with step by step photos & Video

 Manathakkali Keerai/Black Nightshade is loaded with medicinal properties. They are rich in antioxidants, iron, vitamins, minerals and abundant calcium. The amount of phosphorous in it helps in the growth and development of brain and strengthens the nerves. Manathakkali Keerai is an excellent cure for mouth ulcers and stomach ulcers. This kootu is made with manathakkali keerai, moong dal and taste divine. If you are suffering from ulcer then this is yet another recipe that you should have to cure the same. Do try out this Manathakkali Keerai Kootu recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Manathakkali Keerai Recipes here and about other Keerai Varietiesand Keerai Recipes here. Check out the video for the recipe in English & Tamil

Here’s how to make Manathakkali Keerai Kootu with step by step photos... 

Sunday, 24 January 2021

Sankara Meen Kuzhambu Recipe/Red Snapper Fish Gravy/Fish Curry/Meen Kuzhambu-South Indian Style Meen Kuzhambu with step by step photos

 Sankara Meen Kuzhambu/Red Snapper Fish Gravy is aromatic, spicy and tangy fish gravy. I love fish gravy and this is my mom’s version of making Sankara Meen Kuzhambu. We do not add coconut to this meen kuzhambu, but if you want you can grind 4-5 pieces of coconut and add it towards the end. Do try out this Sankara Meen Kuzhambu and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Fish Recipes here, Chicken Recipes here and Mutton Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Sankara Meen Kzuahmbu with step by step photos...

Thursday, 21 January 2021

Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan Recipe/Mirchi Ka Salan Recipe/Green Chillies in Peanut Sesame Gravy/Mirchi Ka Salan for Biryani

 Mirchi Ka Salan is a very popular and common dish made in Hyderabad and served as accompaniment for Biryani. It is a unique curry made by grinding peanuts, sesame seeds and made into gravy along with other spices and fried big green chillies are cooked in it. The Mirchi Salan is not very spicy but will taste a little tangy and is creamy as well. Do try out this Mirchi Ka Salan and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting North Indian Subzis,  South IndianGravies hereSambar & Kootu Varieties here

Here’s how to make Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Simple Lunch Menu Idea 18/Easy & Quick Lunch Menu Idea/Simple Vegetarian Lunch Menu Idea

Today I am going to share a very interesting and simply lunch menu idea. Do click on the links for recipes with step by step photos. Meanwhile do check out other delectable South Indian Lunch Menu Ideas here.

Here's the simple Lunch Menu Idea...


Saturday, 16 January 2021

Coriander & Mint Biryani Recipe/Cilantro & Mint Biryani Recipe/Green Biryani Recipe/Kothamalli Pudhina Biryani Recipe –Easy One Pot Meal/Quick Lunch Box Recipe

 Coriander & Mint Biryani/Green Biryani is a very flavourful, delectable and colourful biryani. This is super healthy and delicious biryani that can be made in a jiffy and packed for lunch or can be served for small or big gatherings at home. Do try out this healthy Kothamalli Pudhina Biryani and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting VegetableBiryanis/Pulav/Rice Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Kothamalli Pudhina Biryani recipe with step by step photos…

Thursday, 14 January 2021

Sakkarai Pongal in Brass Pot/Traditional Sakkarai Pongal/Sakkarai Pongal in a Pot/Sweet Pongal in a Pot/Sakkarai Pongal for Harvest Festival

 Sakkarai Pongal/Sweet Pongal with jaggery is an authentic and traditional dish prepared on special Pooja days and special occasions. This Sakkarai Pongal is the traditional Pongal made in brass pot especially for Pongal/Harvest festival. Do check out other interesting Pongal recipes here and All about Pongal Festival & Pongal Menu here.

Here’s how to make Sakkarai Pongal in a Pot with step by step photos…

Monday, 11 January 2021

Kollu Thuvaiyal Recipe/Horse Gram Thogaiyal Recipe/How to make Kollu Thuvaiyal with step by step photos-Healthy Thuvaiyal Recipe

 Kollu Thogaiyalis a very healthy and diabetic friendly recipe made with kollu/horse gram, dry red chillies, garlic cloves, tamarind as main ingredients. This kollu thogaiyal can be made in less than 15 minutes and served with steam cooked white rice and ghee or as side dish for idlis/dosais. Do try out this healthy Kollu Thogaiyal and post your comments here. Also check out other interesting kollu recipes like Kollu idli podiKollu Salad kollu sundalKollu Rasam and other delicious Chutney/Thogaiyal recipes here.

Here’s how to make Kollu Thuvaiyal with step by step photos…

Thursday, 7 January 2021

Tandoori Tiger Prawn Recipe/Tandoori Prawn Recipe/Tiger Prawn Recipe/Tiger Prawn Recipe – Indian Style/Tandoori Tiger Prawn Recipe on Stove Top and Grill with Video

Tandoori Tiger Prawns/Tandoori King Prawns is a traditional Indian recipe made in Tandoor clay ovens and served as starters. You can make the same Tadoori Prawns at home either in an oven/grill/grill tawa. I have added homemade masala powder to make the marinade, you can also replace it with the store bought Tandoori masala. Prawns cook really fast, it is always better to use bigger prawns to make this recipe, as they will turn out juicy and will have lot of meat. Do try out this Tandoori Tiger Prawns and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Prawn/Shrimp Recipes here, Fish Recipes here, ChickenRecipes here and Mutton Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Tandoori Tiger Prawn Recipe with step by step photos & Video…

Sunday, 3 January 2021

Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai Recipe/Kezhvaragu Murungai Keerai Adai Recipe/Ragi Murungai Keerai Adai/Ragi Adai Recipe

Ragi Murungai Keerai Adai is a very healthy, filling and traditional recipe that is very commonly made in South Indian houses. Ragi Drumstick Leaves Adai can be served for breakfast or as evening snacks for kids. Ragi/Kezhvaragu is wonderful source of Calcium and protein, it also has considerable amount of iron needed for our body. Drumstick leaves/Murungaikeerai is loaded with Iron, Calcium, Potassium and important Vitamins and minerals needed for our body. Do enjoy the combined benefits of both Ragi and Drumstick leaves together in this Adai and enjoy. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Millet Recipes here , All About Millets here and Starters/Evening Snacks here

Here’s how to make Ragi Murungai Keerai Adai with step by step photos…