Showing posts with label TamilNadu Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label TamilNadu Recipes. Show all posts

Friday, 19 June 2020

Kothavarangai Poriyal Recipe/Cluster Beans Stir Fry Recipe/How to make Kothavarangai Poriyal with step by step photos

Kothavarangai Poriyal/Cluster Beans Poriyal is yet another easy and healthy poriyal/side dish recipe made very commonly in South India. Cluster beans/kothavarangai is extremely good for diabetes, great for heart, regulates blood pressure, strengthens the bones and aids digestion. This is a very simple and divine poriyal made with very few ingredients and finally garnished with freshly grated coconut. If you are serving for diabetic patients, you can very well skip the coconut. Do try out this healthy Kothavarangai Poriyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy VegetarianPoriyal/Varuval Recipes here.

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

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu Recipe/Kaaraikudi Mutton Kuzhambu Recipe/How to make Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu with step by step photos and Video

Today, I am going to share Karaikudi/Chettinad special Mutton Kuzhambu. Chettinad recipes are spicy, aromatic, bursting with flavours because of the freshly roasted and ground masala. This mutton gravy is cooked with perfect blend of freshly ground spices along with shallots/sambar vengayam. Do try out this spicy and fingerlicking Chettnad Mutton Kuzhambu and post your comments here.Meanwhile check out other interesting Mutton Recipes, Chicken Recipes and Fish Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Chettinad Mutton Kuzhambu with step by step photos & Video…

Turmeric Tea Recipe/Turmeric Ginger Tea/Manjal Tea/Manjal Inji Tea/Immune Boosting Tea – How to make Turmeric Tea with step by step photos and Video


Turmeric Tea is an extremely healthy tea, which helps in building strong immune system and is a wonderful anti-inflammatory. Regular consumption of turmeric tea helps in fighting common cold, cough and infections. I have added adhimadhuram/liquorice which helps in maintaining a healthy respiratory tract, boost immunity, digestion and helps in treating chronic inflammation. Another important ingredient added is ginger, which helps in controlling nausea and has high anti-inflammatory properties. Do try out this healthy immune boosting tea and stay healthy. Meanwhile do checkout other healthy Tea and KashayamVarieties here.

Here’s how to make Turmeric Tea with step by step photos…

Monday, 15 June 2020

Vadu Maangai Oorgai Recipe/Maavadu/Vadu Maangai/Raw Baby Mango Pickle/How to make Vadu Maangai Oorgai with step by step photos

Vadu Maangai Oorgai is another traditional pickle made in South India. It is a very simple and easy recipe that is made with baby mangoes, mustard seeds, rock salt, castor oil and red chilli powder. The best part in making this Oorgai/pickle is, it does not involve any cooking or cutting. Any way friends, do try out this vadu maangai oorgai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Pickle Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Vadu Maangai Oorgai with step by step photos…

Sunday, 14 June 2020

Naarthangai Rasam/Citron Rasam/How to make Naarthangai Rasam with step by step photos and Video

Naarthangai Rasam is a very flavourful and healthy rasam variety that can be made in jiffy. Naathangai has numerous medicinal values, aids digestion and is loaded with vitamin C. Do try out this Naarthangai Rasam and post your comments here. Meanwhile also check Naarthangai Oorgai/Pickle, Naarthagai Rice and other delectable Rasam Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Naarthangai Rasam with step by step photos and Video…

Monday, 8 June 2020

South Indian Lunch Menu-15/Lunch Menu Ideas/Simple Vegetarian Lunch Menu Ideas


Today, I am going to share yet another healthy plate of Simple Vegetarian Lunch Menu. Do try out this vegetarian lunch menu and post your comments here. Meanwhile do not forget to check out other interesting Lunch Menu Ideas here.

Here’s the simple South Indian Lunch Menu/Thali...

Friday, 5 June 2020

Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji Recipe/Soya Chunks Brinji with Coconut Milk/Soya Chunks Biryani Recipe/How to make Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji with step by step photos

Today, I am going to share a very healthy, super delicious and flavourful Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji Recipe. This is a perfect lunch box recipe and perfect recipe for family get together or parties at your home. This soya chunks vegetable brinji is loaded vitamins, minerals and fiber from vegetables and protein from the soya chunks. Do try out this Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Soya Chunks Recipes here, Soya Chunks Biryani here and other Biryanis/Pulavs etc.

Here’s how to make Soya Chunks Vegetable Brinji with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Thaen Thinai Recipe/Thaennum Thinaiyum/Thinai Urundai/Fox Millet Ladoo with Honey/Millet Ladoo/How to make Thaen Thinai with step by step photos and video

Thaen Thinai/Thinai Urundai is a very healthy, popular and an ancient recipe dates back to sangam period and is dedicated to Lord Murugan in Tamil Nadu. This foxtail Millet ladoo/urundai can be made in a jiffy and is absolutely divine. Thinai is rich in dietary fiber and minerals such as iron, copper, and zinc which helps to keep our body strong and boost our immunity. Thinai has a wonderful capability to regulate and bring down the blood sugar level to a great extent. Thinai is loaded with Calcium helps in building strong bones. Do try out this healthy Thinai/Foxtail Millet Ladoo and enjoy with your family and have a great day. Meanwhile do check out other healthy Millet Recipes here. Also check out other interesting Sweet Recipes here and Ladoo Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Thaen Thinai Urundai with step by step photos…
Ingredients
Thinai/Foxtail Millet
1 cup
Honey/Thaen
¼ cup
Ghee [Melted Ghee]
2 tsp
¼ tsp or 2 crushed

Preparation Time: 15 minutes                      Recipe Category: Snacks, Neivedhyam
Cooking Time: 5-6 minutes                           Recipe Cuisine: Tamil Nadu, India
Author: Priya Anandakumar

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

Saamai Kanji Recipe/Little Millet Kanji Recipe- Healthy Millet Kanji Recipe/How to make Saamai Paal Kani with Video

Saamai/Little Millet Kanji is a very healthy and filling breakfast which keeps our day going. The seeds of Saamai are smaller than those of other common millet varieties. Saamai is rich in fibre, it helps in reducing fat and is good for bones and muscles. It is loaded with iron and protein. Little millet helps in controlling blood sugar level and is a rich anti-oxidant. Do try out this healthy and filling Saamai Kanji and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting andhealthy Millet/Sirudhaniyam Recipes here and other Kanji/Porridge Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Saamai Kanji with step by step photos and  video...

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Tomato Chicken Recipe/Thakkali Kozhi Curry/ Easy Tomato Chicken Curry Recipe/ One Pot Tomato Chicken/How to make Tomato Chicken with step by step photos

Today, I am going to share an effortless and quick, one pot chicken recipe -Tomato Chicken Curry. This chicken recipe just needs the right amount of spices and ingredients to be mixed to the chicken, marinated and cooked. Do try out this easy Tomato Chicken Recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other Chicken Recipes, Mutton Recipes and Fish Recipes here.

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

Saturday, 30 May 2020

Mappillai Samba Idli Recipe/Mappillai Samba Rice Idli/Bridegroom Rice Idli/How to make Mapillai Samba Idli with step by step photos

Mappillai Samba Rice/Bridegroom Rice is a traditional and native rice of Tamil Nadu. Mappillai Samba Rice is rich in Vitamin B1, B6 , Magnesium, iron, zinc etc which plays a vital role in maintaining a healthy nervous system. In ancient days, certain sports like lifting the rock were conducted for the bridegroom to test their bravery, physical and mental strength. To improve the strength of the bridegroom, the mappillai samba rice is cooked and served. So this variety of rice is named as Mappillai Samba Rice or Bridegroom Rice. Do try out this healthy Mappillai Samba Idli and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other healthy Millet Recipes and other Breakfast recipes here.

Here’s how to make Mappillai Samba Idli with step by step photos…

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Drumsticks Brinjal Sambar Recipe/Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Sambar Recipe/How to make Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Sambar with step by step photos

Drumsticks Brinjal Sambar/Kathrikkai Murungaikkai Sambar is a traditional and authentic sambar of Tamil Nadu served with steam cooked white rice or with idlis dosas etc. Do try out this delicious sambar and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sambars/Dals/Kootus etc here.

Here’s how to make Drumsticks Brinjal Sambar with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Brinji Rice Recipe/Vegetable Brinji Recipe/Vegetable Brinji with Coconut Milk/Vegetable Briji Recipe with step by step photos

Vegetable Brinji/Brinji Rice is a native recipe of Tamil Nadu. Vegetable Brinji is a very simple, flavourful and tempting one pot recipe that is made with perfect blend of vegetables, coconut milk and Bay leaves. Vegetable Brinji is a traditional recipe that is served in wedding parties, engagement and other parties. Do try out this tempting Brinji Recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Biryani/Pulav recipes here.

Here’s how to make Vegetable Brinji with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

Ragi Sweet Semiya Recipe/Finger Millet Sweet Semiya Recipe/Kezhvaragu Inippu Semiya/How to make Ragi Sweet Semiya with step by step photos

Ragi Sweet Semiya/Vermicelli is one of the easiest breakfast/evening snacks that can be made in a jiffy. Ragi Semiya can be prepared both in savory/spicy or sweet version; I have already shared the Ragi Semiya Upma[spicyversion] earlier. In this sweet version, I have used cane sugar[nattu sakkarai], you can very well replace it with regular sugar as well. Ragi Semiya is loaded with calcium, vitamins and minerals, addition of grated coconut and cane sugar makes it one super healthy breakfast and keeps your day going. I have used the store bought Ragi Semiya, which can also be replaced with homemade Ragi Idiyappam. Do try out this Ragi Sweet Semiya and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sevai and Semiya Recipes here and other delicious Breakfast Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Ragi Sweet Semiya with step by step photos…

Thursday, 23 April 2020

Egg Salna/Egg Salna Recipe/Muttai Salna/How to make Egg Salna with step by step photos/Salna for Parottas,Dosas etc

Egg Salna is a very popular and common side dish served along with parottas, chapathis, rotis, idiyappam etc in all most all the road side shops[kai yendhi bhavans] and Parotta stalls in South India. Egg Salna can be made two ways, either the eggs can be broken directly to the gravy or by adding the hard boiled eggs. Here I am sharing the one I made with hard boiled eggs. Do try out this Egg salna and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Egg Recipes here and other Chicken Recipes/Mutton Recipes here. Aso do not forget to check out my Chicken Salna which I have posted earlier.

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

Saturday, 18 April 2020

VaraguArisi Kanji/VaraguArisi Vendhayam & Poondu Kanji/Kodo Millet Porridge/Kodo Millet Porridge with Garlic & Fenugreek –How to make Varagu Arisi Kanji/ வரகுஅரிசி கஞ்சி செய்வது எப்படி

Varagu Arisi Kanji/Kodo Millet Porridge is a very healthy breakfast and a right one to start your day. This varagu kanji can be made in jiffy and is a one pot recipe. When varagu kanji is consumed for breakfast it keeps your day going and you will fell light. Varagu is gluten-free and is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. They help in controlling blood sugar and cholesterol. Do try out this Varagu Arisi Kanji and post your comments here. Start your day with a healthy breakfast and lead a healthy life. Also check out other interesting and healthy Millet Recipes here, Kanji & Porridge Recipes here and other Breakfast Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Varagau Arisi Kanji/Porridge with step by step photos…

Friday, 17 April 2020

Cabbage Poriyal/Cabbage Poriyal with Thengai/Cabbage Stir Fry with Coconut/How to make Simple and easy Cabbage Poriyal

Today I am going a share a very traditional, authentic and common Cabbage Poriyal which is a very popular side dish in South Indian Meals. Cabbage belongs to a group of cole crops, which means that it is closely related to broccoli, cauliflower and Brussel sprouts. Cabbage is a very good source of dietary fiber, calcium, magnesium, potassium and a great source of Vitamin K. It is also loaded with antioxidants and other vitamins like vitamin C, B6, Thiamine, Niacin, Folate etc. Cabbage is high in fiber and contains zero fat, so it aids in weight loss and lowers cholesterol to a great extent. Consuming Cabbage helps in boosting the immune system due to the presence of Vitamin C. The other most important Vitamin that is not available in many other vegetables is Vitamin K. This Vitamin K boost the mental function and concentration, it plays vital role in blood clotting, bone metabolism and increases blood calcium levels. Having shared few of the important benefits of Cabbage, now let’s move on to this simple Cabbage Poriyal. Do try out this healthy bowl of Cabbage Poriyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting VegetarianPoriyals/Varuals here.

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


Thursday, 16 April 2020

Thalichha Paruppu/Paruppu Kadaiyal/Simple Dal for Neivedhyam & Pooja Days/Dal Tadka South Indian Style [No Onion No Garlic Recipe]


Thalichha Paruppu/Paruppu Kadaiyal is one of the most comforting and divine food in the Indian Cuisine. This Thalichha Paruppu is a hassle free and easiest recipe that anyone can make. Usually this thalichha paruppu is made in almost all the South Indian homes on Pooja days and offered to god along with other delightful recipes. In South Indian marriages, paruppu kadaiyal/Thalicha Paruppu is served along with ghee, before serving sambar. You can make this thalichha paruppu in a jiffy. So when you are pressed on time, but still want to make something healthy and delicious then this simple dal is the right thing to make. Do try out this simple, yet delectable Thalichha Paruppu and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Sambars/Dals/Kootus/kuzhambu/Kurmavarieties here.

Here’s how to make Thalichha Paruppu with step by step photos…

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Arisi Thengai Payasam Recipe/Thengai Arisi Payasam/Coconut Payasam/Coconut Kheer with step by step photos/How to make Arisi Thengai Payasam/தேங்காய் அரிசி பாயசம் செய்வது எப்படி –Tamil New Year Special Recipe

Arisi Thengai Payasam is a special traditional payasam made for special occasions, festivals and as neivedhyam[special offering for god] for pooja. Arisi Thengai Payasam as the name implies is made with perfect blend of coconut, rice and Jaggery/vellam. I made this Arisi Thengai Payasam for this Tamil New Year and thought of sharing it with you all. Do try out this rich and divine payasam and post your comments here. Meanwhile do not forget to check out other Tamil NewYear Recipes here and other Payasam Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Arisi Thengai Payasam with step by step photos…

Monday, 13 April 2020

Neeraagaram/Pazhayadhu/நீராகாரம்/Pazhaya Sadham Recipe/Pazhaya Soru with Pachaimilagai & Onions/Pazhayadhu Recipe – Fermented Left over Rice/How to make Pazhaya Sadham Kanji-Summer Special Body Coolant

Pazhaiyadhu/Pazhaiya Soru/Neeraagaram is one of the healthiest Breakfast recipes handed over by our ancestors to us. ‘Pazhaiya’ in Tamil means old and ‘Sadham’ means rice. The other name is Neeraagaram, in which 'Neer' means water and 'Aagaram' means 'meals'. Pazhayasadham has amazing and astonishing health benefits. Pazhaiyadhu is usually made with Vaditha Sadham [the rice is cooked and excess water is drained] rather than the pressure cooked rice. Pazhaiyadhu/Neeraagaram is a traditional recipe forgotten by many and given less importance in the Indian Cuisine. As years past most of the traditional food practices have gone out of practice. Pazhaidhu is one among them and look down as poor man’s food and ignored irrespective of its nutritional value. Please read below about the benefits of consuming Pazhayadhu/Neeraagaram. Do try out this this healthy and easy bowl of Neeraagaram and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other healthy Kanji and Porridge Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Pazhaiyadhu with step by step photos…