Category : Traditional/village foods

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Mor kuzhmabu is the traditional recipe originated from Kerala which can be called as Buttermilk curry The recipe is usually is prepared with sour curd and grounded coconut where the flavor and aroma of added spices gives the sour curd a great taste. This recipe would be a favorite for most of South Indians and …
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  A plate of hot served Bonda along with a cup  of coffee in the chill evening is a better combination. Like tomatoes potato is one among my favorite veggie and I really love to eat when prepared in any form of dishes. The recipe of bonda given is completely of South Indian style and …
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Preparing a side dish using tomato would be preferred choice in most of the South Indian kitchen. Where I am not missed in that list But preparing a same of curries using tomatoes would also be boring sometimes. So here is another simple and a quick recipe of preparing a tomato chutney using an additional …
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    Spinach gravy posted here is a traditional method which can be used to prepare any type of greens whether you get from fields as weeds (Mulai keerai/amaranthus blitum/edible amaranth) or from market in the name of arakeerai (spleen amaranth), sirukeerai (Tropical amaranth), Pasalai keerai (Palak),….and many more. As we all know spinach /greens …
This is a traditional recipe in our kitchen. Selavu (we call coriander,Cumin,Pepper,Turmeric, Chilly all together as selavu and the box we store in these spices is called as “Selavu Petti” Selavu = Spices and Petti = Box ) woo ff… This is the little story behind this small traditional box. So we can term this …
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   First I should really thank aunty of my friend to teach me this recipe.. Ammama… So sweet of you for giving this lovely yumm recipe of Ridge gourd. I really ask each one of the taste buds to please try and feel the different taste of Andra origin. I was in a hurry to …
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    Making curd as a side dish for Dosa is a simple/fastest method of preparing side dish traditionally. When there is very short period of time to think for preparing chutneys or more curd available at home, Had too much for my lunch so just wanted a light food like Idli/Dosa, Wanted to feed …
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 Its really amazing to think how our ancestors discovered every recipes with a scientific health benefit hidden behind each of the recipes prepared. In that, the South Indian lunch menu consisting of sambar,rasam,curd served along with poriyal and appalam contributes all the required essential ingredients in our daily diet. Though this the regular menu items …
Thuthuvalai in tamil is called as Purple pea fruited eggplant in English. This leaf is traditionally called as a medicinal herb with wide range of health benefits. They are very effective in neutralizing the heat and giving a soothing relief from sore throat, cold, cough and gas trapped in the body. In Siddha, this leaf …
Season of Mangoes started and most of us would have started buying and tasting out the yummy, tangy, sour Mangoes and trying to cook out it many possible ways we can. Here is a traditional way of making curry with mango. The recipe uses raw mango cooked with blended plain masala. This kuzhambu/curry can be …

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