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

Monday, 14 October 2019

MurungaiKeerai Poriyal/Drumstick Leaves Poriyal with RedChillies and Rice

Hello Friends,

Today, Iam going to share a very interesting, healthy and quick to make Murungaikeerai Poriyal which is made by my MIL during Aadi month when making Kezhvaragu Koozh. I love this version of murungaikeerai poriyal along with koozh. I have posted other interesting murungai keerai recipes like Murungai keerai soupMurungaikeerai thanniMurungai keerai sambarMurungai keerai muttai poriyal  Murungaikeerai podiMurungai Keerai Thogaiyal. For now check out this interesting murungai keerai poriyal, do try it out and post your comments here.

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


AloeVera Lassi/Sotrukattrazhai Lassi/Aloevera Buttermilk/Sottrukattrazhai More


Aloevera/Sottrukattrazhai has been known for its healing properties for thousands and thousands of years. Humans have long known about the plant’s healing benefits and over the years have used aloevera to treat wounds, burns, cuts, for skin problems, hair loss, hemorrhoids, digestive issues etc. It is an excellent remedy for heatburn and will help in lessening several symptoms of GERD[Gastrpoesophageal reflux disease] including belching and vomiting. It also helps in reducing the blood sugar level if taken everyday for about two weeks. Aloevera is an excellent body coolant, helps in weight loss and   prevents dehydration. Do try out this healthy Aloevera Lassi and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Aloevera Lassi with step by step photos…

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Thakali Kothamalli Chutney/Tomato Cilantro Chutney/Tomato Coriander Leaves Chutney


We all look to make different kinds for chutney’s as sidedish for idli or dosa. We want to make it healthy, tasty and flavourful, if you are on the lookout for making one such recipe then here it is  - Thakkali Kothamalli Chutney/Cilanto tomato chutney. It is a perfect accompaniment for idlis, dosas, vada, pakoda, uttapam etc and goes well with steam cooked rice as well. You can serve it along with chapthi, rotis or parathas or can be applied on bread to make sandwiches. Cilantro/Kothamalli is loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber, including it in everyday diet is very good for our health. Do try out this healthy and flavourful chutney and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting chutney’s here.

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

Friday, 27 September 2019

Tomato Mint Chutney/Thakkali Pudina Chutney- How to make Pudhina/mint chutney with Tomatoes.


Hello friends,

Today, I am going to share a very simple, healthy and perfect side dish for idlis, dosas and chapathis – Tomato Mint Chutney. This chutney can be used as spread for sandwiches or for rolls. Do try out this delectable chutney and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting 42 different types ofSpecial Chutney and Thogaiyal varieties from my kitchen.

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

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Pachai Payaru Sundal/Green Gram Sundal/Moong Bean Sundal – Navarathri Special Sundal

Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very healthy and delicious Pachai Payaru Sundal/Green Gram Sundal which can be made as neivedhyam for Navarathri or as evening snacks for kids after school. Pachai payaru /Green gram is loaded with fibre, prevents constipation, helps in reducing weight, cholesterol and controls blood pressure. It is loaded with antioxidants , which helps in good hair growth and for healthy skin. Do try out this healthy and tasty sundal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sundal varieties here and All about Navrathri along with special sundals,rice varieties and sweets here.

Here’s how to make Pachai Payaru Sundal with step by step photos…



Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Ragi Murukku/Kezhvaragu Maavu Murukku/Finger Millet Murukku/Diwali Special Ragi Murukku/Krishna Jayanthi Special Ragi Murukku


Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very healthy, tasty and crunchy Murukku made with Ragi Flour – Ragi Murukku. Introducing different types of millets in our snacks like murukku makes it healthy and provides the required nutrients for us. I have posted other interesting and healthy Ragi recipes earlier, do check out the link. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Sirudhaniya Recipes/MilletRecipes also. Try out this super delicious Ragi Murukku/Kezhvaragu murukku and post your comments here. Check out other interesting Diwali snacks and sweets in the link.

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

Thursday, 29 August 2019

Ribbon Pakoda/Ribbon Karasev –Method 3 -Krishna Jayanthi/Gokulashtami Special/Diwali Special Snacks/Easy Diwali Snacks/Easy Tea time Snacks


Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share the third version of Ribbon Pakoda/Karasev or Ola Karasev, I made for Krishna Jayanthi. Do check out the Ribbon Pakoda -1 and Ribbon Pakoda -2 which I have posted earlier. You can make this easy Ribbon Kara sev in about 30 minutes and serve it as evening snacks or you can make it for special occasions like Krishna Jayanthi, Diwali etc. Do check out other interesting Diwali Sweets and Snacks here in this link. Meanwhile try out this delicious, crunchy and tasty Ribbon Karasev and post your comments.

Here's how to make Ribbon Pakoda with step by step photos...


Thursday, 1 August 2019

Kola Meen Kuzhambu/Kola Meen Kuzhambu with Coconut Milk/Flying Fish Gravy/Flying Fish Gravy with Coconut Milk


Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share a very interesting, tasty and tempting Kola Meen Kuzhambu. I have already posted Kola Meen Varuval made with coconut milk. Both of them are my mom’s recipe, do try it out and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting NonVegetarian recipes here.
Here’s how to make Kola Meen Kuzhambu with step by step photos…


Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Thallippu Vengaya Vadagam/Thallipu Onion Vadagam/Karuvadam Recipe/Sun Dried Seasoning Onion Balls/Sun Dried Kari Vadagam/ How to make Thallippu Vengaya Vadagam with step by step photos/தாளிப்பு வெங்காய வடகம்


Thallippu Vengaya Vadagam is a traditional recipe of Tamil Nadu which is used for tempering  VathaKuzhambuMeenKuzhambuSambarVengayaVadagamChutneypulikeeraikadayal, kootu etc.  Vengaya Vadagam is a must in the spice box in our kitchen, which makes the food very tasty, aromatic and healthy. We need to just break the vadagam balls, add a small piece of it to oil, golden fry it and add as tempering to kuzhambu, chutney etc. This Thallippu Vengaya Vadagam is made every summer in large amount and stored in airtight container/glass jars for the whole year, they stay good for up to two years also. Usually my Mother in Law makes the Vadagam and shares little with me every year, but this year I followed her recipe and made them, which turned out extremely good.  Do try out this Thallippu Vadagam and post your comments here.



Here’s how to make Thallippu Vengaya Vadagam with step by step photos...

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Chow Chow Thol Thogaiyal/Chow Chow Peel Thogaiyal


Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very easy, quick and healthy thogaiyal using the peel of Chow Chow. This is a very delicious thogaiyal that can be served as side dish for idlis/dosas or even with steam cooked white rice. So next time you make chow chow at home, do not throw away the peel. Meanwhile do check out other interesting 40 different Chutney& Thogaiyal varieties that I have posted earlier.

Here’s how to make Chow Chow Thogaiyal with step by step photos…


Monday, 1 July 2019

Varalakshmi Vratham /Varalakshmi Nombu–Pooja Procedure, Things needed for Pooja /Nombu Procedure with step by step photos/Varalakshmi Pooja Recipes/How to do VaraLakshmi Pooja.



Varalakshmi Vratham is the most auspicious and an important festival celebrated by married woman to commemorate Goddess MahaLakshmi. VaraLakshmi is another form of Goddess MahaLakshmi, the Goddess of wealth and consort of Lord MahaVishnu. Varalakshmi is believed to be one who grants boons and fulfills all desires of her devotees. [Varam].

Every year Varalakshmi Vratham is observed in the Sravana month[Aadi Month] on a Friday preceding the full moon day. Varalakshmi Pooja is performed by married women for the well being of their husband and the other family members.Women of the house wake up early in the morning, fast the whole day. do the pooja with great devotion and complete the fasting. Worshipping Goddess Lakshmi on this day is equivalent to worshipping Ashta Lakshmi [8 Lakshmi]  in 8 forms–
Adi Lakshmi 
Dhana Lakshmi
Dhanya Laskhmi
Gaja Lakshmi
Santana Lakshmi
Veera Lakshmi
Vijaya Lakshmi 
Vidya Lakshmi.

Lakshmi represents the Kriya Sakthi [Powder of action] . She represents the eight forms of energy namely,
Wealth[sri]
Earth[Bhu]
Learning[Saraswathi]
Love[Preethi]
Fame[Krithi]
Peace[Shanthi]
Pleasure[Tushti]
Stength[Pushti]

Year: 2015

Sunday, 2 June 2019

Mutton Fry/Goat Meat Fry

Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very easy and totally irresistible Mutton Fry which my mom makes on Sundays. Though, I make this mutton fry very often, I was really surprised to see that I have not shared one of the best mutton fry with you all. So for today’s special it is going to be my mom’s –Mutton Fry. Do try out this super tempting Mutton fry and post your comment here. Meanwhile do check out interesting mutton recipes here and other Non-vegetarian recipes here.


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



Friday, 24 May 2019

Karuveppilai Thogayal/Curry Leaves Thogaiyal


Today I am going to share a very healthy and easy Karuvepilai thogayal recipe which can be made in a jiffy. This is a very tasty and delectable thogaiyal that can be served with steam cooked rice or as side dish for idlis, dosas rotis or as a spread over bread. Do try out this healthy Karuvepilai Thogayal recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and mouth-watering Thogayl and Chutney varieties here.

Here’s how to make Karuvepilai Thogayal recipe with step by step photos…

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Ponnanganni Keerai Kootu/Ponnankanni Keerai Kootu/Dwarf Copper Leaf Kootu


Ponnanganni Keerai is called as “Dwarf Copperleaf” in English is a green variety available throughout the year. The name “Ponnanganni” means glow like gold. It is loaded with iron, calcium and other vital nutrients that make our hair and skin glow. 

When Ponnanganni is taken for a period of 48 days regularly, it heals our body of all kinds of deficiency and reduces the body heat, as it is an excellent body coolant. Ponnanganni is specifically recommended for eye ailments, asthma, gonorrhoea, syphilis. Most of them avoid these types of greens, because they do not know how to cook them or to use them. A very simple Ponnanganni keerai poriyal/stirfry included twice or thrice a week in our diet is a wonderful remedy to stay healthy. 

Ponnanganni oil/thailam is very famous in Tamil Nadu and is used for treating headaches and also for treating excessive body heat during the summer months. For now friends I am going to share this Ponnanganni Keerai Kootu, do try it for sure and post your comments. Meanwhile do check out other Keerai Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Ponnanganni Keerai Kootu with step by step photos…


Thursday, 16 May 2019

Green Mutton Chops/How to make Green Mutton Chops/Spicy Green Mutton Chops


We can make Mutton Chops in different ways, it can be made either dry or semi gravy. This version of mutton chops is semi gravy one, loaded with cilantro/coriander leaves and mint leaves. The perfect blend of ground greens infused in mutton chops, cooked with black pepper and ghee makes this, an irresistible gravy. Do try out this scrumptious and tempting Green mutton chops and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and mouthwatering Non-Vegetarian recipes here.

Here’s how to make Green Mutton Chops with step by step photos…

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Murungakkai Kara Kuzhambu/Drumsticks Gravy/Murungakkai Kuzhambu



Today, I am going to share mouthwatering, delicious and traditional Murungaikkai Kaara Kuzhambu recipe. I have already posted several Murungaikeerai Recipes   like Murungaikeerai Thogaiyal,  Murungai keerai soup, Murungaikeerai thanni, Murungai keerai sambar, Murungai keerai muttai poriyal and Murungaikeerai podi.earlier, but to my surprise though I make murungaikkai kara kuzhambu very often at home, I have not posted it. So today it murungaikkai kara kuzhambu from my kitchen to yours. Meanwhile do check out other interesting South Indian Gravies/Kuzhambu varieties here and Keerai Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Murungaikkai Kaara Kuzhambu with step by step photos…



Friday, 26 April 2019

Simple Keerai Thandu Poriyal/Mulai Keerai Thandu Poriyal/Thandu Poriyal/Amaranth Stalk Stir Fry


Keerai Thandu Poriyal is a very simple, delectable and a healthy side dish. For thandu poriyal, the green leaves are removed and only the stem/stalk is used. The green leaves of the mulai keerai/Amaranth leaves can be used to make Keerai Poondu Masiyal and stem can be used to make keerai thandu poriyal. Do not throw away the stem of amaranth/mulai keerai, do try out this healthy, fibre rich stir fry and you will instantly fall in love with it. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Keerai Recipes here

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


Friday, 9 March 2018

Kirni Pazham Juice Recipe/Musk Melon Juice Recipe/Cantaloupe Juice –Summer Special Juice



With summer fast approaching, the market is starting to overwhelm with Watermelons and Musk Melons. Melons are excellent thirst quenchers and one best way to beat the heat. Musk Melons/Kirni Pazham is rich in potassium and helps in regulating the blood pressure. They are super rich in vitamin A , vitamin C and other nutrients. Musk melon is low in calories, low in saturated fat and low in cholesterol and is extremely healthy. Meanwhile do try out other healthy and refreshing Juice/Milkshakes/Smoothies/Ice creams/Beverages here.

Here’s how to make Kirni Pazham Juice with step by step photos…

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Beetroot Pulav/Beetroot Rice/How to make Beetroot Pulav – Easy Lunch Box Recipe



Beetroot Pulav/Beetroot Rice is a very flavorful, colorful, healthy and a tasty lunch box recipe that the kids will instantly fall in love with. This is one of the best ways to make the kids eat the vegetables. Some people avoid beetroots because of its sweet taste, but this Beetroot pulav, is a perfect blend of spice and very mild sweet taste that lingers in your taste buds. Beetroots are great source of vitamins and minerals and rich in antioxidants. Try out this healthy and super delicious Beetroot Pulav and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting VegRice Varieties and Non Veg Biryani’s here.

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


Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Papaya Milkshake Recipe/Papaya Milkshake/Papaya Recipes/Summer Drink Recipes/பப்பாளி பழம் மில்க் ஷேக்



The Papaya/பப்பாளி பழம் is a tropical fruit, rich in nutrients and loaded with antioxidants. Papaya is orange colored juicy fruit, which is not only fragrant but also extremely delicious and tasty, so Christopher Columbus reportedly called it “Fruit of Angels”. Papaya has numerous health benefits which includes better digestion, stronger immunity, regulated menstruation, relief from toothache, weight loss, skin care, better heart health etc. Researchers have discovered that papayas are effective against breast, pancreatic and other cancers. The latex obtained from papayas is used to treat the areas of the skin affected by acne. This fruit is not just healthy but tasty and versatile. We can make several recipes with raw papaya and ripe fruit can be had in different ways which I will be sharing in my upcoming posts. As Papaya is tropical fruit it grows abundantly in Chennai. We have couple of papaya trees in our backyard which does not need any special care and it started to bear some fruits, so here I am sharing a very delightful, exotic and healthy Papaya Milkshake. Meanwhile check out other interesting, Smoothies, Milkshakes, Juices, lassies and Ice creams Recipes here.

Here’s how to make Papaya Milkshake with step by step photos…


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