Category : Traditional/village foods

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Red rice is called as Kerala matta rice which has been using from centuries. Red rice and brown rice are the same variety,but depending on the color after processing they are separated. They both are rich in antioxidants and fiber,but differs in nutrient density. Red rice when consumed helps in weight management and enhances immune …
 This is a traditional recipe of Tamilnadu and especially in Coimbatore. This is one of regular lunch menu in our place and This dal is also served before sambar in the feast of lunch menu. This recipe tastes awesome with ghee and is very simple to prepare as they require only termpoering not any other …
 Traditionally in Tamilnadu rasam is prepared by extracting the water when boiling/cooking dal for making sambar. So dal water rasam serves to be regular south Indian lunch menu item.This dal water is also used to mix with rice for babies in the initial stage of introducing solid foods (after 6 months) and also for infants till …
This method of sambar is called as “Arachu vitta Sambar” in tamilnadu which is prepared generally for Idli/Dosa.As I stated earlier Samabr is prepared in many different styles and so South Indian can be even called as land of Sambar varieties. This sambar is prepared without adding onion & garlic.Ingredients:Toor dal – 1/2 cupMixed vegetables …
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Red pumpkin is called as parangikai or arasanikai (traditionally) in tamil. They are the excellent source of carotene, vital antioxidants and vitamins. This is considered to be a low-calorie vegetable which contains no saturated fats(cannot be easily break down) and cholesterol but proved to be a good source of dietary fiber. Ingredient : Red pumpkin …
Sirukeerai kadaiyal is a traditional recipe which is prepared in villages from decades back.This recipe is a source originated from my forefathers period and we do follow this recipe in our place for rice during lunch. So I don’t want to miss in sharing this recipe in my blog. Sirukeerai is called as Tropical Amaranth …
Ridge gourd tomato chutney is a village style recipe which is prepared regularly as a side dish for idli and dosa. This recipe is very simple to make in very short period of time about 10 minutes. Tomatoes are always available at home so this becomes a regular side dish for idli dosa.Ingredients:Tomatoes -3Ridge gourd …
 Brinjal is high in water content and Potassium.They are used as remedy for cancer, hypertension and diabetes.Brinjal has the ability to bring down the cholesterol to a greater extent and also stabilizes the blood sugar level.Potato is rich in carbohydrate , less in Protein and are easy to digest.This property makes good diet for babies.They …

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