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Showing posts with label Home. Show all posts

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Vallarai Keerai Poriyal Recipe/Brahmi Leaves Stir Fry Recipe/ Indian Pennywort Thuvaiyal/ Vallarai Keerai Stir Fry with step by step photos

Vallarai is known for its brain boosting abilities and to cure many diseases in Ayurveda and Siddha treatment since the ancient period. Vallarai is used to revitalize the brain and nervous system, increase attention and concentration, and combat aging. The extract from Vallarai is used in treating memory enhancement and neurodegenerative disorders. Vallarai has amazing medicinal properties which help in fighting many diseases. It plays a vital role in treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and brain related problems like insomnia.

Vallarai has wonderful properties, which helps in curing skin problems like eczema, leprosy, psoriasis and ulcers. Vallarai helps in relaxing muscles and alleviates menstrual pain and disorders. It promotes youthful vitality and longevity and prevents early greying of hair. Hair fall and premature greying of hair can be controlled by using vallarai oil which is readily available in Ayurveda shops.

Vallarai acts as a great cure for joint pain or inflammation, rheumatism, arthritis etc. Not just the above mentioned benefits, vallarai has many other medicinal values and properties and the list goes on. The above information is collected from various websites like Wikipedia, ayurvedictalk.com etc. For people who live outside India can buy the vallarai tablets from Ayurveda shops when you visit Chennai and consume it. With this I am going to move on with today’s recipe – Vallarai Keerai Poriyal. Do try out this delicious poriyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out Vallarai Keerai Thuivayal here, other interesting Keerai Recipes here and different types of Keerai Varieties in Tamil & English.

Here’s how to make Vallarai Keerai Poriyal with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 6 April 2021

Onion Thokku Recipe/Onion & Garlic Thokku/Vengaya Thokku Recipe/How to make Onion Thokku with step by step photos/Perfect side dish for Idlis, Dosas, Chapathis etc

 Today, I am going to share a very tempting, easy and delicious Onion Thokku/Vengaya Thokku. This onion thokku is a perfect side dish that can be served for idlis, dosas, chapathis etc. I have already posted another version on Onion Thokku which my mom makes quite often, which you can check it out in the link. Do try out this Onion Thokku and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Chutney Varieties/Thuvaiyal Varieties/Thokku Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Onion Thokku Recipe with step by step photos…

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani Recipe/Dindigul Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani Recipe/Mutton Biryani Recipe/Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani with step by step photos

 Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani/Dindigul Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani is a very famous and popular Biryani variety of Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu. This briyani is very special and flavourful biryani made with special type of rice – Seeraga Samba Rice. Do try out this special and authentic Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out different types of Non-VegBiryani varieties here, Chicken Gravies/Varuvals etc, Mutton gravies/varuvalrecipes here, Fish gravies/Varuval recipes here.

Here’s how to make Thalapakatti Mutton Biryani with step by step photos...

Non Vegetarians Biryanis/Chicken Biryanis & Pulav/Mutton Biryanis & Pulavs/Egg Biryanis & Rice/ Fish & Prawn Biryani's & Rice Varieties

 Biryani's & Pulavs -Non Vegetarian Biryani's & Pulavs





Chicken Biryani
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Green
Chicken Biryani

Ambur Chicken Biryani

Chicken Pulav



Egg Rice

 

BiryaniKathrikkai/
Brinjal for biryani

Thank you all for visiting my space, please come back again for more delicious and tempting Non-Vegetarian Recipes from my kitchen. Meanwhile do checkout other interesting Chicken Varuval/Gravies Recipes  ,  Mutton Varuval/Gravies here and Fish, Shrimp & Egg Recipes here.

Have a great day and enjoy.
Until then I am signing off...

Sunday, 28 March 2021

Onion Bonda Recipe/Vengaya Bonda Recipe/Tea Kadai Bonda Recipe/Onion Bonda with step by step photos

Onion Bonda/Vengaya Bonda is a super tempting, popular and famous evening snacks served in Tea shops/Tea Kadais in Tamil Nadu. This Onion Bonda can be made with minimal ingredients available at our home. It also requires very little effort and can be made in jiffy. Do try out this Onion Bonda and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and lip smacking Evening Snacks/Appetizers/Starters here.

Here’s how to make Onion Bonda with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

Red Sauce Pasta Recipe/Fusili Red Sauce Pasta/Tomato Pasta Recipe/Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipe/How to make Pasta Sauce at home/Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Red Sauce Pasta/Tomato Pasta/Fusili Red Sauce Pasta is a filling and super delectable Paste recipe bursting with flavours. The freshly made Red Sauce for the pasta is made with tomatoes, onions, garlic and other perfect blend of spices and herbs. Do try out this delicious Red Sauce Pasta and post your comments here. I have made this Red Sauce Pasta with Fusili but you can replace with any pasta variety of your choice. Also do not forget to check out other interesting Pasta Recipe here.

Here’s how to make Red Sauce Pasta with step by step photos…

Friday, 19 March 2021

Tomato Chutney Recipe/Thakkali Chutney Recipe/No Onion Thakkali Chutney/Thakkali Chutney with step by step photos

 Tomato Chutney is a very popular and common accompaniment served along with Idlis, Dosas, Kuzhi paniyaram etc. This is a delectable and tempting Chutney that is made with out onions. Do try out this unique, tangy & spicy chutney that can be made in a jiffy. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and delectable Chutney Varieties/Chutney Vagaigal/Thuvaiyal Varieties here.

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

Thursday, 18 March 2021

Garlic Chilli Rice Recipe/Garlic Rice Recipe/Poondu Sadam/How to make Garlic Rice with step by step photos/Easy lunch box Recipe

Today, I am going to share a very flavourful, healthy and delectable Garlic Chilli Ruice/Garlic Rice. This is a very quick and tempting rice variety that can be made in a jiffy and served with pappad/appalam/fryums. This is a perfect lunch box recipe and can be even made by bachelors. Do try out this Garlic Rice and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Veg Rice Varieties/Biryanis/Pulavs here and Non-Veg Biryanis/Pulavs here.

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

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Fish Fry Recipe-Method 2/Meen Varuval/ வவ்வால் மீன் வறுவல்/Pomfret Fish Fry –Method 2 with step by step photos

 Today, I am going to share a very flavorful and delicious and tempting Fish Fry recipe. Do try out this mouthwatering Fish Fry/ மீன் வறுவல் and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Chicken Recipes here, Mutton Recipes here, Fish Recipes here.

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

Sunday, 14 March 2021

Mutton Masala Curry/Easy One Pot Mutton Masala

Today, I am going to share a very easy and quick Mutton Masala. Mutton is marinated in perfect blend of spices and fried onions which gives a unique taste to this recipe. Do try out this flavourful and delicious Mutton Masala and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Chicken Recipes here, Mutton Recipes here and Fish Recipes here.

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

Monday, 8 March 2021

Siru Keerai Thandu Soup Recipe/Siru Keerai Stem Soup Recipe/Siru Keerai Soup/Tropical Amaranth Stem Soup with step by step photos

 Today, Iam going to share a very healthy bowl soup that can be made with Siru Keerai Stem/Thandu. Usually when we make Sirukeerai, the stem is discarded. So instead of throwing it away, we can make a delicious and healthy soup. Do try out this healthy soup and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interest Keerai Recipes here and All about Keerai Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Siru Keerai Tandu Soup with step by step photos…

Friday, 5 March 2021

Herbal Hair Oil/Ayurvedic Herbal Hair Oil/Home Made Herbal Hair Oil/Herbal Hair Oil At Home/Benefits of Herbal Hair Oil/How to make Herbal Hair Oil at home-Herbal Hair Oil to prevent Hair loss, to fight against Dandruff and Premature Greying.

Herbal Hair Oil is a very special herbal cure and treatment for hair fall, dandruff, hair loss and other scalp related problems. With the increase in population, changing lifestyle, stress , deficiencies and diet, each and every one of us are facing lot of hair related problems. Instead of using loads and loads of chemicals in our hair, we can use all natural ingredients available with us at our home. My mom used to make this herbal hair oil when I was a kid, so this is a hands down recipe in my family. Do try out this Herbal Hair Oil and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out the Health & Beauty Page, Kuliyal Podi/HerbalBath Powder, Shikkakai /Seeyakkai Powder here.

Here’s how to make Herbal Hair Oil with step by step photos…

Monday, 1 March 2021

Bread Halwa Recipe/Bread Halwa –Hyderabadi Special/Bread Halwa with step by step photos

Bread Halwa is a very famous and popular dessert from Hyderabad.The bread pieces are fried either in ghee or oil and then cooked along with milk, sugar and ghee. This halwa can be made either in white or brown bread depending on the availability. In Chennai, Tamil Nadu we can come across this delectable Bread Halwa is served as dessert in Marriages. Do try out this mouthwatering and tempting Bread Halwa and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting HalwaRecipes here and other special Diwali Sweets & Savories here.

Here’s how to make Bread Halwa with step by step photos…

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 & Video in both English & Tamil

 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 & Video…

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/Schezwan Sauce Recipe with step by step photos & Video in English & Tamil

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…