Category : Traditional/village foods

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  Thattai murukku is one the traditional munchies prepared over decades. We also call it as thattai murukku. It is preapred usually during the time of festives and stored in big containers and this would be a favorite invite for the guest during the time of Diwali and Pongal festivals. This is my favorite snack/munch …
Neer Moru is one of the traditional drink and is one of my favorite drink since childhood. Butter milk is the liquid form of curd either in thick or creamy consistency. But Neer Moru is the liquid and prepared after churning out the butter formed. As per the name Neer (watery) moru (buttermilk) the drink …
 The word fever is termed when our body exceeds the normal body temperature which is caused by wide variety of illness. A normal body temperature varies in each individual and also depending on weather. The baseline is 98.6 F. Fever is usually caused by pyrogens (fever producing substance which includes bacteria, virus,fungi, drugs,toxins) Normally fever …
 Thuthuvalai can also be called as purple fruit pea plant in english. They are loaded with abundant health benefits and so I always maintain this plant in my balcony for my regular cooking. Already I have posted a recipe of preparing rasam using these leaves. Because this is regular in my diet need a change …
This is a traditional recipe which is prepared only in village sides. Yes…because the dried form of this pigeon pea is not available in market/super market. We usually get it from sandhai ( place where farmers sell their cultivated goods). I love this pigeon pea in fresh form. Just pressure cook with salt and eat…. …
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The post here is about preparing a simple upma for a fine breakfast. Making a upma of broken wheat mainly depends on the quantity of water  added. This is purely a recipe from Tamilnadu..mainly in the region of Coimbatore, as I am not sure about the availability of the wheat rava in other areas like …
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Previously shared about a small tip of extracting water from banana stem before we make a sir fry or any recipe out of the stem. I feel that the recipe remains incomplete unless i share a recipe made out of the stem after extracting the water. I usually do a stir fry with the stem …
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  Basically we all know about the health benefits of eating banana….a household favorite,which has woven itself deeply into human affairs,both gut and mental levels. Like banana is a starch-rich fruit, banana stem also has wide range of medicinal properties in suppressing the oxalate kidney stones. This method of squeezing out water from banana stem …
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   Sorghum/Jowar/Chollam is one of the ancient cereal grain which has wide range of health benefits. This grain is in major said to be gluten free and has high nutritional value with high levels of unsaturated fats, protein, fiber and are rich in minerals. They also contain antioxidants in high amount when compared to blueberries …
I am not much fond on Mochai ,because I don’t like the smell but with health concern I select buying all types of grains at periodically. There was one box full dried Lima beans (Mochai) lying in my container for about months even after cooking at times. Then I felt why cant I try out …

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