Potato Pulao

An instant one pot rice recipe with few spices and bite sized potato pieces cooked in a mixture of curd, mint and coriander leaves gravy.Very easy to make recipe that goes great in parties with a simple onion raitha.For South Indians, rice is the most satisfying food compared to other cereals and this long grained … Continue reading Potato Pulao

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Cheeni Adhirasam / Sugar Adhirasam-Guest post for Cooking Delight

A guest post after a very long time for my dear friend Jayeeta from Cooking Delight.Me and Jayeeta became friends through WP and now it has become a deeper relationship where we share lot about ourselves.It is really my pleasure to meet such a humble person who is so talented and well versed in cooking. … Continue reading Cheeni Adhirasam / Sugar Adhirasam-Guest post for Cooking Delight

Thengai Paal Murukku / Coconut milk Murukku

Thengai paal murukku / Coconut milk murukku is prepared by extracting coconut milk and then added to rice flour and moong dal flour with a tsp of coconut that enhances the flavour and taste.You can also add ghee or butter instead of coconut oil.Also moong dal can be substituted with urad dal flour or roasted … Continue reading Thengai Paal Murukku / Coconut milk Murukku

Adhirasam Recipe

Adhirasam ,a popular traditional sweet prepared by Tamilians especially for Diwali. Very easy to make sweet at home with just 2 main ingredients ,even beginners should give it a try.Only thing we need to take care of the jaggery consistency (vellam paagu).And we should not get tempted to increase the flame while deep frying the … Continue reading Adhirasam Recipe

Ellu laddu / Black sesame balls

Ellu laddu is so nutritious with the goodness of healthy ingredients sesame seeds,jaggery and coconut. You can use either black or white sesame seeds but make sure to roast them for 5 mins in low flame.A sugar free laddu recipe where jaggery is used as an sweetening agent.The health benefits of sesame seeds and jaggery … Continue reading Ellu laddu / Black sesame balls

Custard Powder Cookies

Custard Powder Cookies,a buttery ,crumbly cookie that is so easy to make at home with just 4 ingredients .Though we get so many shop bought cookies with fancy packing ,homemade ones are so delicious and kids would love to help you make them.It’s a happy activity to do together especially during weekends.These cookies are perfect … Continue reading Custard Powder Cookies

Brinjal Chutney / Baingan Chutney

Brinjal Chutney,a spicy and smoky flavoured chutney from the southern parts of India that serves very well with chapathi,roti and rice.Chutneys are the most easiest accompaniment for all Indian breakfast recipe for they are not only healthy but very quick to prepare especially during busy weekdays and relaxing weekends. Most of the chutney varieties uses … Continue reading Brinjal Chutney / Baingan Chutney

Sweet Ammini Kozhukatai

An easy kozhukatai where the rice flour is made into seedai shaped small balls and then tossed with jaggery and some grated coconut that makes it so delicious and perfect for Chathurthi.You should also try the Spicy version Kara Ammini Kozhukatai,usually we make these ammini kozhukatai when we have left over kozhukatai dough after making … Continue reading Sweet Ammini Kozhukatai

Kara Ammini Kozhukatai

Ammini kozhukatai are prepared with rice flour that are made into seedai shaped balls which is steamed and finally tossed with some lenthils,mustard seeds and curry leaves.We usually make this with the left over rice flour dough,it can also be served as an evening snack for kids back from school or you also make them … Continue reading Kara Ammini Kozhukatai

Elai Kozhukatai / Sweet Steamed Rice Dumplings

Just a week more for Ganesh Chathurthi and I have started to prepare the dough already for this beautiful festival.Each and every thing about this festival is so divine from the kolams and maavillai thoranam to the making of umbrellas☂ and kozhukatais. In Elai Kozhukatai , the rice dumplings are stuffed with sweet flavorful fillings … Continue reading Elai Kozhukatai / Sweet Steamed Rice Dumplings