White beans recipes | White Beans Sundal – South Indian style snack with spices and coconut In South Indian homes, sundal is the mainstay of prasad offered during Navratri festival days. This prasad is served… [Continue Reading]
Snake gourd poriyal | Snake gourd recipes | Pudalangai Poriyal | Pudalangai curry This recipe is another example of the Tambrahm cuisine’s obsession with all manner of nondescript vegetables, to be more specific – gourds!… [Continue Reading]
Try this Palakkad style Raw Papaya Kootu or Molagootal, which is a mix of cooked raw papayas and tur dal. A freshly ground spice paste adds much flavour to the dish. As I had a… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for an instant wheat dosa | Godhuma Dosai | vegan whole wheat savoury crepe Growing up in my grandparents’ home, 4 o’ clock tiffin time was sacrosanct. As a kid, I had a hierarchy… [Continue Reading]
A simple homestyle mixed vegetable kootu made using seasonal winter vegetables, lentils and a freshly ground coconut paste. Goes best with rice.
￼ Recipe for quick South Indian breakfast / tiffin of Puli Semia / Tamarind Semia Upma / Tamarind Vermicelli – All it takes is 15 minutes to prepare this satisfying, full-of-flavour breakfast from scratch!
Recipe for Puli Inji – a condiment prepared using ginger and tamarind as the main ingredients, a mainstay of Onam Sadya | Ginger and Tamarind Chutney ￼ that tastes sensational with the simple curd rice!
I’ve compiled here for you 11 menus comprising traditional Tamil vegetarian dishes. Some of them are classic combinations like Avial-Arachuvitta Sambar and some others are my own favourites. All these menus can be served with rice or cooked millets.
This recipe adapted from Meenakshi Ammal’s Samaithu Paar (Cook and See) is now one of my favourite ways to prepare Mor Kuzhambu, which is our version of kadhi made without besan.