Friday 28 February 2014

Vendhaya Kuzhambu/Fenugreek Seeds Gravy – Tamil Nadu Special

“Vendhaya Kuzhambu/Fenugreek Seeds Gravy” is a traditional and authentic kuzhambu prepared in all most all the homes of Tamil Nadu. I was looking at my recipe index and then I realized I have not posted some very common and important kuzhambu varieties of Tamil Nadu. So today I decided to post my mom’s Vendhaya Kuzhambu. Try this aromatic and flavourful Vendhaya Kuzhambu and have a great day.

Here’s how to make Vendhaya Kuzhambu with step by step photos….

Thursday 27 February 2014

GarvaNu – Wheat Flour Kheer [Gujarati Delight]/Wheat Flour Paayasam/Godhumai Maavu Paayasam

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GarvaNu is a kheer from South of Gujarat. I came across this special and authentic recipe of Gujarat in Rishtey channel. The aroma of the roasted wheat flour and combined together with the flavourful cinnamon powder is just tantalizing. The GarvaNu is not supposed to be cloyingly sweet, but you can very well adjust the sweetness according to your taste. Try out this luscious kheer and have a great day. Do check out other delightful Paysam/Kheer varieties here.

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

Wednesday 26 February 2014

More Kuzhambu/Mor Kuzhambu [Without Vegetables]

Today I am going to share a very basic, common, simple and appetizing more kuzhambu made in almost all the houses of Tamil Nadu. Usually I add vegetables to more kuzhambu, but today my refrigerator was empty and I was kind of lazy to do shopping. So I ended up making a plain more kuzhambu without any vegetables, but I promise you all that I will be posting more kuzhambu with vegetables real soon. For now enjoy this simple and divine more kuzhambu. Check out other South Indian Kuzhambu varieties here...

Here’s how to make More kuzhambu with step by step photos…

Tuesday 25 February 2014

Onion Tomato Chutney Recipe[Side dish for idlis, dosas, uthappam, etc]/Kaara Chutney

Chutneys play a vital role in South Indian breakfast. I always tend to make different types of chutneys for breakfast or dinner so that I don’t get bored cooking and my family doesn’t get bored eating the same type of chutney again and again. Today I made very simple and easy onion tomato chutney which can be made in a breeze. Do not forget to check out other delectable and mouth-watering Chutney/Thogaiyal varieties here.

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

Monday 24 February 2014

Easy & Quick Rasam with Rasam Powder/Instant Tomato Rasam/Instant Tomato Rasam Recipe

Rasam is a staple South Indian Soup eaten with steamed rice or drank as such as soup. I just love rasam, when I am in no mood to cook then I make this simple and quick rasam with potato fry and enjoy my day. Do check out other RasamVarieties by clicking here.

Here's how to make Rasam with step by step photos...

Badam Pisin With Milk/How to use Badam Pisin[Almond Gum]/Badam Pisin – natural body coolant/Benefits of Badam Badam Pisin with Video in Tamil & English

Badam pisin or Almond gum is an edible gum collected from badam/almond trees. Badam tree bark secretes the gum and it gets dried up, which is later collected and used for medicinal purposes. They look like little rocks which are white in colour and an excellent natural body coolant. The famous drink of Tamil Nadu - Jigarthanda, Rose milk etc are prepared by adding Nannari sarbat to the badam pisin. The badam pisin is soaked overnight in water which then becomes like jelly; this jelly can then be used along with sarbats.  Badam Pisin is a natural jelly which can be consumed by everyone to beat the heat and keep the body cool. This is badam pisin milk is an easy and simple home remedy during the hot summer days. My grandma used to give this for us and now I do it for my kids or for myself. Do you really want to see how the badam pisin looks like and how it turns into a jelly, then scroll down further for more photos... Also check out Madurai famous Jigarthanda made with Badam Pisin here

Here’s how to make Badam Pisin Milk with step by step photo & Video

Saturday 22 February 2014

Banana Bread with Wheat Flour Recipe [No Butter & No Eggs]/Banana Bread with Wheat Flour Recipe/Banana Bread with step by step photos

As I said in my earlier post I am making and baking a lot of healthy snacks at home. One such healthy bread I made is the Banana Bread with wheat flour. My kids liked the banana muffins a lot, so thought of making banana bread with wheat flour without adding butter or eggs. Try this healthy banana bread friends, you will surely love it.

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