Chicken Pulao

Chicken Pulao is a basmati delight like biryani but has a mild flavour with Indian spices.Unlike Biryani ,Pulao is a bit lighter with a bit less spice and super quick to make for a meal. This chicken pulao can be easily prepared at home with easily available ingredients.Its a one pot rice dish which i've … Continue reading Chicken Pulao

Tomato Soup / Thakkali Soup

Rich and creamy classic tomato soup recipe with amazing flavour is all you need during rainy days.­čąúThis is so easy,delicious and only requires basic pantry ingredient.There are two ways in making tomato soup,one is blanching the tomatoes and then make puree and the other is by sauteing the tomatoes and then pureeing them.Canned tomatoes also … Continue reading Tomato Soup / Thakkali Soup

Godhumai Halwa / Wheat Halwa (Tirunelvelli Halwa)

Godhumai halwa is a rich and fudgy indian dessert made from milk of wheat with caramelised sugar and some GHEE roasted nuts.This is the traditional way of making wheat halwa in Tirunelvelli district and popularly known as Iruttukadai Halwa. Indian sweets are rich and high in calories with lot of sugar and ghee.And this wheat … Continue reading Godhumai Halwa / Wheat Halwa (Tirunelvelli Halwa)

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

Mango Pachadi Recipe

Summer season is at its peak in Chennai ,best period to try all mango recipes while they are cheap and easily available.This Mango pachadi recipes is prepared especially for Tamil New Year , combination of different flavours and tastes that makes it perfect with breakfast items and steamed rice.Choose unripe mangoes for the sweetened ones … Continue reading Mango Pachadi Recipe

Kadalai Maavu Arisi Murukku / Besan Flour Murukku Recipe

An instant murukku recipe that doesn't require any soaking or grinding process.Just with two main ingredients rice flour and besan flour ,one can make this murukku in a jiffy.The nutty flavour from the sesame seeds and besan flour makes it more flavourful.If you prefer a spicy version then just add 1/2 tsp of chilli powder … Continue reading Kadalai Maavu Arisi Murukku / Besan Flour Murukku Recipe

Kadamba Chutney Recipe

Kadamba chutney is an easy and healthy chutney that goes well with almost all Indian breakfast recipe.Left over onions ,tomatoes are ground with flavourful ingredients like ginger ,garlic ,mint leaves, curry leaves and coriander leaves along with coconut and chillies.A brilliant way to include these healthy ingredients in our kids menu ,you can also serve … Continue reading Kadamba Chutney Recipe

Thakkalai Kochi / Tomato Kochi Recipe

Thakkali kochi is another recipe from my native place Virudhunagar.It is prepared by grinding tomatoes with coconut and fennel seeds,then sauteed with shallots,green chilies,ginger and garlic that makes it so spicy and flavorful.The tomatoes need not be blanched,it can be just ground fresh with the seeds.It is a popular recipe which is specially served for … Continue reading Thakkalai Kochi / Tomato Kochi Recipe

Vadacurry Recipe (Steamed version)

Vadacurry is a popular side dish recipe in Tamilnadu made using Kadalai paruppu (chan dal) and goes well with most of the Indian breakfast recipes but I usually serve them with either dosa or idly.The vadais that are used in making the gravy can be steamed or deep fried.Today I have shared here the steamed … Continue reading Vadacurry Recipe (Steamed version)

Rava Paniyaram – Virudhunagar special recipe

Rava Paniyaram is a must sweet recipe for all special occasions for the people in Virundhunagar.It is part of our tradition to make Rava Paniyaram on specials days. A very simple recipe that is so easy to make with just 3 ingredients.This must be the KING OF SWEETS for the people of Virudhunagar.On the day … Continue reading Rava Paniyaram – Virudhunagar special recipe