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

Friday, 28 January 2022

Kavuni Arisi Sweet Recipe/Black Rice Sweet Recipe/Chettinadu Kavuni Arisi Sweet/Kavuni Arisi Innippu/Karuppu Arisi Innippu/Chettinadu Special – Kavuni Arisi Innippu/Black Rice Pudding

Kavuni Arisi Sweet is a very famous, popular and traditional recipe in Chettinadu district – TamilNadu. This Black Rice Pudding/Kavuni Arisi Sweet is served as dessert in Chettinadu belt for special occasions and in marriages. Kavuni Arisi or Black Rice is a hard variety of rice which turns purple after it’s cooked. This Black Rice is very popular and found commonly  in East Asian Countries. In olden days, the Chettiyar Community had trading business with the East Asian Countries and brought the wonderful and super healthy Black Rice during their travel back to Tamil Nadu. Usually the Kavuni Arisi Sweet is made with sugar, but I have replaced it with Jaggery as an healthy alternative. Kavuni Arisi is loaded with antioxidants and is a  wonderful source of nutrients, vitamins and minerals especially Iron and Protein and is naturally gluten-free.  Do try out this healthy and delicious Kavuni Arisi Sweet and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Halwa Varieties, Payasam Varieties, Ladoo Varieties and Traditional Sweet Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Kavuni Arisi Sweet with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Pannai Keerai Kadaiyal/ Magili keerai Kadaiyal/Village Keerai Kadaiyal/ Celosia Argentea Kadaiyal– Pannai Keerai/பண்ணை கீரை கடையல்

Pannai Keerai or Magili Keerai called Celosia Argentea is an annual herb that grows really well in all conditions. They are easily grown and make an excellent cut flower. The plant has immense medicinal value, helps in curing stomach related problems, prevents cancer, helps in reducing menstrual pain and is good for bones. It is loaded with vitamins and minerals needed for healthy living. Even the seeds of this plant are used to treat diseases of blood and mouth sores. Whenever you come across this keerai variety do buy it and include it in your meal. One big disadvantage is this keerai is not available in the city, but when you go to the outskirts of Chennai it is available abundantly. Do try out this keerai kadaiyal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Keerai Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Pannai Keerai Kadaiyal with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 7 December 2021

Fish Egg Fry Recipe/Meen Muttai Varuval/Benefits of Eating Fish Eggs

 Fish Egg or Roe is a lump or a bag of tiny eggs of any fish varieties. Fish Eggs can be prepared in different ways, this fish egg fry is one among them. It is usually difficult to get just the Fish Egg, but whenever I see it in the market I do buy them. Fish Eggs are delicious, healthy and loaded with nutrients. Do try out this Fish egg fry and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Fish Recipes/Sea Food Recipes here. Do scroll down to read about the benefits of Fish Eggs/ Roe.

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

Sunday, 9 May 2021

Tomato Dosa Recipe/Thakkali Dosai Recipe/Instant Tomato Dosa/No Ferment Instant Dosai- Tomato Dosai/Tomato Dosai Video REcipe in English & Tamil

Tomato Dosa/Thakkali Dosai is a crispy and mouth-watering instant dosa has a balanced taste from the spices and tanginess from the tomatoes. Do try out this instant Tomato Dosai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting, healthy and tempting Breakfast Recipes here and Dosa Varietieshere.

Here’s how to make Tomato Dosa with step by step photos & Video...

Thursday, 6 May 2021

Ragi Sweet Pancakes/Ragi Banana Sweet Pancakes/FingerMillet Banana Pancake/Eggless Pancake Recipe/Healthy Ragi Pancake with step by step photos

 Ragi Sweet Pancake/Ragi Banana Sweet Pancake is a super healthy, nutritious and tempting pancakes which can be served as evening snacks or even for breakfast. These ragi/fingermillet pancakes is another nice way to make the kids to eat bananas. It is a wholesome and fully balanced breakfast which keeps your day going. Do try out this delicious and calcium and potassium rich Ragi Pancake and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting pancakes here. Also do not forget to check out other healthy and delicious Millet Recipes/Sirudhaniya recipes  and Ragi/Kezhvaragu Recipes here.

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

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Ullundhu Kanji Recipe/Sweet Ullundhu Kanji Recipe/Inippu Ullundhu Kanji Recipe/Sweet Urad Dal Kanji Recipe/Ullundhu Inippu Kanji with step by step photos

Urad dal Kanji/Ullundhu Kanji is super healthy, delicious, protein packed, iron rich kanji that can be served for breakfast or as evening snacks for kids. This Ulundhu Kanji is sweet version, I have already posted the salt of Black UradDal Kanji [Salt version] earlier. Ullundhu Kanji is given to girls when they attain puberty and throughout their teen age. Ullundhu Kanji is a must during this time because it strengthens the pelvic bone of the young girls and helps in strengthening the back and spinal cord. It is also an excellent source of protein, vitamins and minerals for pregnant women and old people. This dish is totally amazing it involves key ingredients, Urad dal which is loaded with proteins, Jaggery packed with Iron & Minerals, Coconut high in manganese which is essential for bone healthy and metabolism, it is rich in copper and iron which help form red blood cells and selenium an important antioxidant that protects the cells. Do try out this delicious Ullundhu Kanji and post your comments here. Also check out other interesting Urad Dal Recipes & Black Urad Dal Recipes here, Different types of Kanji/Porridge Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Ullundhu Kanji with step by step photos…

Saturday, 24 April 2021

Kambu Murukku Recipe/Pearl Millet Murukku Recipe/Bajra Chakli/How to make Kambu Murkku with step by step photos- Easy Diwali Snacks

Kambu Murukku/Pearl Millet Murukku/Bajra Chakli is a crispy, tempting and delicious Murukku variety. This murukku is yet another interesting and healthy way to incorporate Kambu Maavu/Pearl Millet Flour/Bajra Flour to make snacks. Do try out this crispy and crunchy Kambu Murukku and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out Kambu Idli, Kambu Dosa, Kambu Maavu Puttu and other interesting and healthy Millet Recipes/Siru Dhaaniya Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Kambu Murukku Recipe here…

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Black Urad Dal Kanji Recipe/Karuppu Ullundhu Kanji Recipe/ கருப்பு உளுந்து கஞ்சி/Black Urad Dal Kanji with step by step photos & Video in English & Tamil

Black Urad Dal Kanji/Karuppu Ullundhu Kanji is a super healthy and traditional recipe of South India – Tamil Nadu. Black Urad Dal is one of the richest source of Proteins and Vitamin B. It is loaded with iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium and other minerals. Karuppu Ullundhu is an excellent source of dietary fiber, improves digestion and protects heart. Black Urad Dal helps improves bone health, reduces the pain and inflammation, strengthens the nervous system, good for skin and hair, boosts bone mineral density. It is diuretic in nature and there by prevents kidney stones. Do try out this delicious and healthy Black Urad Dal Kanji/Karuppu Ullundhu Kanji and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Black Urad Dal Recipes here. Do not forget to check out the video for the recipe in English & Tamil.

Here’s how to make Black Urad Dal Kanji with step by step photos & Video…

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Ragi Pakoda Recipe/Finger Millet Pakora Recipe/Ragi Onion Pakoda/Kezhvaragu Vengaya Pakoda/Ragi Pakoda Revipe with Video in English & Tamil

 Ragi Pakoda/Kezhvaragu Pakoda is a super tempting, crispy, crunchy and delicious evening snack/starter that is made with Ragi flour as main ingredient. If you have surprise visit from guest or relatives, this Ragi Pakoda can be made in a jiffy and served in no time. This Ragi Pakoda/Kezhvaragu Pakoda is good all by itself but if needed, can be served with any chutney variety or with ketchup. Do try out this crispy and tempting Ragi Pakoda and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and mouth-watering Evening Snacks/Starters/Appetizers here. Also checkout other interesting Ragi/Fingermillet/Kezhvaragu Recipes here.

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

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Vallarai Keerai Poriyal Recipe/Brahmi Leaves Stir Fry Recipe/ Indian Pennywort Stir Fry/ Vallarai Keerai Poriyal with Video in English & Tamil

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Thursday, 28 January 2021

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

 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...

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...