How to cook a Tamil Vegetarian Menu in 2 hours – includes entire step by step process of the meal I cooked and an alternate menu plan. The meal is naturally gluten free and vegan… [Continue Reading]
This 20 minute Indian Quinoa Recipe with lentils and vegetables will be your new favourite way to eat quinoa. Most of us absolutely love some of our traditional foods that also double up as comfort… [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]
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.
Recipe for Indian Pumpkin Curry with Lentils / Yellow Pumpkin with Chana Dal ￼ – Mildly spicy curry full of health-boosting nutrients and delicious too!
Recipe for Mint Rasam / Pudina Rasam / Pudina Shorba – a uniquely flavoured rasam, with a refreshing flavour. A summer special!
The first time I had a pumpkin raita, it was at a Maharashtrian friend’s place along with Masale Bhaath (Rice with spices). The mild sweetness of the pumpkin was a perfect pairing with the medley of spices in the rice dish. While the idea is borrowed from the friend, I have stuck to the traditional
Flaxseed Molaga Podi | Spiced Flaxseed Lentil powder
Recipe for Mysore Rasam – a special kind of rasam made using a freshly ground spice mix If you ask me, Mysore Rasam is THE best variety of rasam. If rasam and rice spell comfort… [Continue Reading]
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