Tamil Brahmin Recipes

  • 15 Minute Tamarind Semia Upma | Puli Semia

    15 Minute Tamarind Semia Upma | Puli Semia

    Recipe for quick South Indian breakfast / tiffin of Puli Semia / Tamarind Semia Upma / Tamarind Vermicelli This is not a traditional semia preparation, at least not in my ...

  • Puli Inji | Ginger Tamarind Chutney

    Puli Inji | Ginger Tamarind Chutney

    Recipe for Puli Inji - a condiment prepared using ginger and tamarind as the main ingredients, a mainstay of Onam Sadya | Ginger and Tamarind Chutney If you've tasted Puli ...

  • 11 Traditional Tamil Vegetarian Lunch Menus

    11 Traditional Tamil Vegetarian Lunch Menus

    A compilation of 11 Tamil Vegetarian Lunch Menus with links to recipes This post is thanks to all the encouragement received by my Full-Meals project on my Instagram and Facebook. ...

  • Mor Kuzhambu with Brinjal

    Mor Kuzhambu with Brinjal

    Brinjals or eggplants were one vegetable I couldn't be bothered to eat as a kid. In order to avoid being force fed, I would often say I'm allergic to them, ...

  • Ginger Rasam | Inji Rasam | Lentil Ginger Soup

    Ginger Rasam | Inji Rasam | Lentil Ginger Soup

    A recipe for Ginger Rasam / Easy South Indian style lentil soup with ginger There are not too many recipes where fresh ginger root is the main ingredient. There is ...

  • Avarakkai Poriyal

    Avarakkai Poriyal

    Avarakkai or sword beans / flat beans are quite commonly used in Tamil Brahmin cooking. In Hindi / Marathi / Gujarati, it is called Papdi. In the winters, my kitchen ...

  • Sweet Potato Curry, South Indian style

    Sweet Potato Curry, South Indian style

    This Tamil Brahmin / South Indian style Sweet Potato curry is a simple accompaniment to sambar and rice or rasam and rice. Nothing fancy about this curry, it is an ...

  • Bansi Rava Upma | Lapsi Upma

    Bansi Rava Upma | Lapsi Upma

    Recipe for Indian style Semolina | Bansi Rava Upma | Godhumai Rava Upma | Samba rava Upma | Broken wheat upma | Lapsi Upma (alternate names) Upma often evokes highly ...

  • Mint Rasam

    Mint Rasam

    Recipe for Mint Rasam / Pudina Rasam / Pudina Shorba / Mint and Lentils If you asked me to list one of my favourite ingredients for summers, I'd say MINT. ...

  • Carrot Curry / Carrot Poriyal

    Carrot Curry / Carrot Poriyal

    Recipe for a simple Tamil home-style carrot curry or poriyal Before you think there's a discrepancy between the photo and the title of the recipe, a 'curry' or 'kari' in ...

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