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

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Vallarai Keerai Poriyal Recipe/Brahmi Leaves Stir Fry Recipe/ Indian Pennywort Stir Fry/ Vallarai Keerai Poriyal 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…

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...


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-Video 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. Please check out the Video for recipe in English & English.

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…

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 with step by step photos & Video in English & Tamil

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…

Friday, 25 December 2020

Thirunelveli Idli Podi Recipe/Nellai Idli Podi Recipe/Ellu Podi Recipe/Ellu Podi for Idli & Dosai/Idli Milagi Podi –Nellai Style

Nellai/Thirunelveli Idli Podi is yet another unique preparation of Idli Podi bursting with flavours and loaded with nutrients. We make different types of Idli podi as accompaniment for Idli/Dosas and this Nellai Podi is another special podi to my Idli Podi Collection. Do try out this Nellai Special Idli Podi and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and tempting Chutney/Thuvaiyal/Podi Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Thirunelveli Idli Podi with step by step photos…

Monday, 14 December 2020

Moong dal Sambar Recipe/Paasi Paruppu SambarRecipe/How to make Moong Dal/Paasi Paruppu Sambar with step by step photos & Video

 Moong Dal Sambar/Paasi Paruppu Sambar is a very simple, easy and healthy sambar variety that can be made in no time. If you are running out of time, still want to make a traditional and authentic sambar variety, then Paasi Paruppu Sambar is the right recipe to make. It can be served along with steam cooked white rice or as side dish for Idlis/Dosas. Do try out this delectable Moong Dal Sambar and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and delicious Sambar Varieties here,South Indian Gravies/Kuzhambu varieties here, Vegetarian Poriyal/VaruvalVarieties here. Please check out the video for the recipe in both English & Tamil

Here’s how to make Moong Dal Sambar with step by step photos…

Sunday, 6 December 2020

Prawn Vaada Recipe/Eral Vaada Recipe/Nagore Eral Vaada Recipe/How to make Eral Vaada with step by step photos

Eral Vaada/Prawn Vaada is a very famous street side food found in Nagore, Tamil Nadu India. It is a super tempting and delicious evening snack or breakfast recipe made with prawns and rice flour. Though there are different versions of making Prawn Vaada, this Prawn Vaada recipe is my mom’s and we all love it. Do try out this delicious Prawn Vaada recipe and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Fish/Prawn Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Mutton Recipes here.

Here’ how to make Eral Vaada with step by step photos…

Monday, 30 November 2020

Egg Masala Recipe/Muttai Masala Recipe/How to make Easy Egg Masala with step by step photos

Today, I am going to share a very simple, tasty and delectable Egg Masala Recipe. This Egg Masala can be in a jiffy without any grinding and served with simple Pulav varieties or with Milagai Killipotta Sambar or even with rotis/chapatis. Do try out this delicious Egg Masala and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Fish & Egg Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Mutton Recipes here.

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

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Chettinad Pepper Chicken Recipe/Pepper Chicken Recipe/How to Make Chettinad Pepper Chicken with step by step photos & video in English and Tamil

 Today, I am going to share an authentic, tempting, flavourful and delicious Chettinad Pepper Chicken. This Pepper chicken is made with freshly roasted and ground masala powder. The chicken is cooked with perfect blend of fresh ground masala which infuses into the chicken and makes it very tasty and irresistible. Do try out this Chettinad Pepper Chicken and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Chicken Recipes, Fish Recipes and Mutton Recipeshere. Also check out the video for the recipe in Tamil.

Here’s how to make Chettinad Pepper Chicken with step by step photos & Video...