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

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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

Raw Rice Murukku / Pacharisi Murukku(with roasted bengal gram)

Murukku is a traditional deep fried snack recipe of India made using rice flour and lenthil flour Though murukkus are easily available in the stores these days,homemade murukkus are always the best.Freshly made murukkus are so good to taste and perfect for tea time.This recipe is very easy to make at home even for beginners,you … Continue reading Raw Rice Murukku / Pacharisi Murukku(with roasted bengal gram)

Murungai Poo Poriyal / Drumstick Flower Curry

Murungai or Moringa is widely used in Indian cooking especially in the southern parts of India.Drumstick is widely known to be therapeutic with a very high nutrition content. The drumstick tree, seeds, pods, fruits (which is known as drumstick) and flowers all have medicinal properties.Drumstick flowers are edible and are used in making dal ,curries … Continue reading Murungai Poo Poriyal / Drumstick Flower Curry

Aloo Paneer Kulcha

Aloo Paneer Kulcha is a very popular north indian recipe that is soft with delicious potato and paneer (cottage cheese) stuffing.The rich and healthy stuffing of paneer and potato makes it more delicious and the addition of spices enhances the flavour and taste.kulchas are usually prepared in tandoor ,you can also make them in a … Continue reading Aloo Paneer Kulcha

Mushroom Kurma / Kalaan Kurma Recipe

Kurmas are side dish gravy made with coconut milk and ground cashew or almond paste that makes it more rich,creamy and delicious that goes great when served with roti or rice.There are so many variations used in making kurma and it differs from every region,but the basic ingredients are nuts,spices and coconut. This Mushroom kurma … Continue reading Mushroom Kurma / Kalaan Kurma Recipe

Karuvepillai Podi / Curry leaves Powder

In India we use curry leaves for our everyday cooking.They are used as a flavoring agent in most curries and chutneys,but we throw them away while eating.The best way to incorporate them in our diet is to make KARUVEPPILLAI CHUTNEY , KARUVEPPILLAI THOGAYAL or podi varieties.I would like to share an easy Karuvepillai podi recipe … Continue reading Karuvepillai Podi / Curry leaves Powder

Karadaiyan Nombhu Adai Recipe (sweet and savoury)

Karadaiyan Nombhu is a special nombhu followed by married women of the Tamil brahmin community during the transition of tamil month maasi and panguni.Karadaiyan Nombhu adai is made for neivedhyam and offered to god along with butter.Though we don't practice this nombhu,I really wanted to try and taste them this year and have shared both … Continue reading Karadaiyan Nombhu Adai Recipe (sweet and savoury)

Besan ladoo / Kadalai Maavu Urundai

An easy and healthy ladoo recipe which is made especially during festive times.Usually they are made using ghee,but i have used replaced half the amount of ghee with sesame oil and it was too good.There are lot of variations for this recipe,some roast the kadalai maavu/besan flour before adding it to ghee.Whatever method you follow … Continue reading Besan ladoo / Kadalai Maavu Urundai