Tomato Chutney for Idli and Dosa| Spicy South Indian Tomato Chutney Recipe My kitchen garden is on a tomato spree and I can’t help but be inspired to cook with this fresh produce. A batch… [Continue Reading]
Gongura Pulihora recipe is quick and simple. It is a sour and spicy rice dish from Andhra Pradesh, that uses one of the popular local greens- Gongura, which is called Roselle in English. Taste wise, it is… [Continue Reading]
￼ 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!
Try this traditional tamarind rice recipe made from scratch, often served as prasadam in the temples in South India and the perfect companion to long train journeys.
Read about fenugreek seeds and its benefits and get the authentic recipe for a mouthwateringly good Venthaya Kuzhambu, that goes very well with steamed rice.
Padhinettam Perukku_, also called Aadi Perukku, is celebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil month, Aadi (mid-July to mid-August roughly), indicating the start of monsoons. Padhinettu means 18 and Perukku means ‘rising’ and on this day, the rivers are swollen with water from the rains. I’ve heard stor
Source: Wikimedia commons Chow chow doesn’t mean eating twice. It is the name of a squash. Tambrahms and their obsession with all vegetables of the gourd family is legendary. Such a gourd-loving community we are. Give us a gourd and we’ll make a koottu, a curry or a thogayal out of it and call it a
A recipe for Puli Aval / Tamarind Poha, one of my favourite tiffin dishes that my great-grandmother would prepare for us. This is her recipe and I’m sure you’ll love it as much as I do.
This was the only pickle I liked as a kid, which I had fondly christened- ‘square maanga’ because it was cut in a square dice. In the hot summers of Bombay, curd rice would taste divine anyway. A tiny bit of this square maanga with the curd rice would always take it to another level of divine. Often
[Those who voted for me and got me into the final 6 Healthy Cooking Blogs, thank you! In the finals, my blog as of now is 5th. Feels kinda pointless asking to vote now as the better blogs lead by tons of votes, but if you’ve loved my work here, go ahead and vote for me. Directions here My garden alw
During my early blogging days, I posted pics of tomato chutney made with both red and green tomatoes and wrote that I’ll post the recipe soon. That ‘soon’ never came until Sowmya posted a comment on that old post, a couple of days ago asking for the recipe. Since it also fits with my theme of the mo
Recipe for Okkarai – a traditional Diwali recipe from my family that uses chana dal and jaggery