Mushroom Garlic Fry

This recipe is a simple stir fry with mushrooms and garlic,then seasoned with just pepper.Both garlic and pepper brings out such a nice flavor that enhances the taste of this mushroom fry. Wash the mushrooms well in water,remove the outer thin skin part of the mushroom before chopping them.This Mushroom fry can be served as … Continue reading Mushroom Garlic Fry


Onion stir fry / Vengaya vathakal

Onions can be made into a delicious stir fry without the addition of any veggies.One of the best accompaniment for curd rice.Usually in villages people have raw onions with Pazhaya soru but in my native place Virudhunagar we used to saute these shallots and have with curd rice or pazhaya soru.These are super natural coolant … Continue reading Onion stir fry / Vengaya vathakal

Prawn fry / Eral varuval

Prawns are the most easiest Non-veg dishes that could be made very quickly at home.They dont take much time to get cooked too.So they could be made for huge batches.This recipe calls for very basic ingredients available at home and are delicious too. I make this prawn fry when I feel so bored to cook … Continue reading Prawn fry / Eral varuval

Mushroom Peas Kurma

Mushroom Peas kurma is a rich creamy gravy made with coconut milk and could be served with roti or rice.Peas is one such vegetable that goes well with any vegetable,rice,paneer,mushroom and also in making non-veg dishes.Thus Peas makes a wonderful combo and brings out such great taste. This kurma recipe is so simple to make … Continue reading Mushroom Peas Kurma

Chicken kulambu (Virudhunagar style)

Chicken Kulambu is a very basic,simple recipe most of us make at home with chicken.They do differ in taste with variations of the ingredients we use.Always use freshly ground items to make Chicken Kulambu for it enhances the aroma and flavour of it.This Chicken kulambu recipe which I have posted is easy to prepare with … Continue reading Chicken kulambu (Virudhunagar style)

Paneer butter masala recipe

Paneer butter masala is a punjabi dish that goes well with rotis and naans. Favourite dish not only for vegetarians but for non-vegetarians too.Such a rich recipe prepared with paneer(Indian cottage cheese),malai(cream) and cashews.. INGREDIENTS 200g paneer 4 tomatoes 2 onions(grinded to paste) 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 8 cashews(soak in water) 2 green chillies … Continue reading Paneer butter masala recipe

Chana Masala/Chole Masala

Chana masala or Chole masala is a pure punjabi recipe made with either black or white chana known as garbanzo beans in english and kondaikadalai in tamil.Chole masala goes well with poori and chapathi. INGREDIENTS 1 small cup black chana 1 tomato chopped 1 onion chopped 2 green chillies slit 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 … Continue reading Chana Masala/Chole Masala


INGREDIENTS 4 turnips ( chopped) 1 onion (chopped) 1 tomato (chopped) 1 &  1/2  cups of coconut milk 2  tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp oil Salt to taste MASALA  ITEMS TO TEMPER 1/2 tsp saunf 2 star anise 2 small cinnamon stick 1 bay leaf 3 cloves TO GRIND 5 cashews 2 … Continue reading TURNIP KURMA (OR) NOOLKOL KURMA