Thattai Murukku

Thattai Murukku

Thattai Murukku – Thattai murukku is one the traditional munchies prepared over decades. We also call it as thattai vadai. It is prepared 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...

Manathakkali Keerai Poriyal | Black Night Shade Stir Fry

Manathakkali Keerai Poriyal

Manathakkali Keerai Poriyal | Black Night Shade Stir Fry – This green vegetable is rich in iron content. It is also called as Solanum nirghum (Black night shade in English), Kakkesoppu in Kanada. Though this plant comes under the category of weeds, but only some part is considered as toxic both in human and...

Lemon Rasam

Lemon Rasam

Lemon Rasam – Lemon Rasam is a simple and a traditional recipe. Rasam is the authentic dish of South India which can be termed as soothing soup. The sour taste of lime garnished with the flavors of coriander leaves and pinch of asafoetida gives a perfect aroma. Lemon rasam would be better choice when...

Tomato Chutney Ridge Gourd | A Village Style Tomato Kootu for Idli Dosa

Tomato Chutney Ridge Gourd

Tomato Chutney Ridge Gourd | A Village Style Tomato Kootu for Idli Dosa – 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...

Traditional Tomato Chutney | Tomato Gravy For Roti and Rice

Traditional Tomato Chutney

Traditional Tomato Chutney | Tomato Gravy For Roti and Rice – This is a very old recipe which I learnt to prepare in my class 8 from my mom. My mother used to prepare this gravy to mix with rice or chapatti and sometimes as a travel side dish. Those times we used to cultivate...

Whole Wheat Dosa

Whole Wheat Dosa

Whole Wheat Dosa – This recipe was totally a new one when I came to know initially. Whole wheat contains the complete nutrition compared to atta flour. This was first tried by my friend cum sis Karthika where she told that it came out really excellent and perfectly tasty too. I am totally against...

Pigeon Pea Rice

Pigeon Pea Rice

Pigeon Pea Rice – Pigeon Peas were extensively used for feeding livestock and to manufacture dals. This legume has been my favorite since my childhood days. When ever we cultivate turmeric in our field we plant this legume along the sides. This legume has a great aroma and taste excellent when pressure cook just...