Karuvadu Thokku/Dry Fish Curry

Fresh fish rapidly deteriorates unless some way can be found to preserve it. Karuvadu is dried fish, prepared by sun drying it for several days. This procedure is traditionally seen in coast of Tamil Nadu in India. Lot people have different recipe on making dry fish. Here we are going to see simple karuvadu thokku. Serves…

Avarakkai Eral/Flatbeans shrimp Poriyal

Avarakkai (flat Beans) is a healthy vegetable rich in dietary fiber. We can do many dishes using flatbeans. Some people like to add coconut, dal, eggs to make curry, but here im going to add eral (shrimp) with avarakkai(flat beans). Here this recipe will go with sambar, rasam, kuzhambhu. This recipe will be taste differ….

Sweet Kuzhi paniyaram

Sweet kuzhipaniyaram or Jaggery kuzhi paniyaram is a very popular south Indian dish. We use the same batter for making both appam and Idly batter for kuzhi paniyaram. If the batter is in dosa batter consistency we can make appam or if it is in idly batter consistency we can make kuli paniyaram. If you…

Masala Tea/Chai

Relieves Pain and Inflammation: Masala chai contitutes a whole array of spices like, clove, cinnamon, elaichi, ginger and pepper. Every spice have its own individual health benefits. In Masala chai, all spices benefits works in synergy to relieve inflammation. Here we are going to see refreshing masala chai. Serves : 2          Prep…

Crispy Cauliflower Fry

Cauliflower is often considered one of the healthiest foods on earth- and there is good reason why. With its rich supply of health-promoting phyto chemicals, high level of anti-inflammatory compounds, and ability to ward off cancer, heart disease, brain disease, and even weight gain. With cauliflower we have lot recipes like gobi 65 gravy and…

5 mins Tomato Chutney

Easy tomato chutney, made of only tomatoes. No onions, garlic need to add. Chutneys are very common in every indian homes. So there are many varieties of chutney made by veggies, dals etc., What special in this chutney. This can made in under 5 mins. Yes when i feel lazy or late to home, i…

Lamb Pepper Roast (Dry)

This is one of my Mom’s special. Very easy to cook and spicy to eat. It will go with white rice, briyani, dal, rasam etc., This recipe can cook like in gravy form also. But i like dry version. Let’s have a look on recipe. Serves : 2-3 Prep Time : 5 mins    …

Chicken Kurma (Hotel Style) /Green korma recipe/kozhi kurma

This chicken kurma, is very famous on one particular hotel in my native. We all love this kurma up to the core. Any special occasion, festival at home, for food all people refer this hotel kurma and briyani. But after came to US, i really really miss this kurma and worried a lot. One day…

Appam (With no Yeast)

Appam is a type of pancake made with fermented rice batter and coconut milk. It is a common food in the South Indian state of Kerala. We mostly prepare two type of batter, once with crispy edge appam and soft and spongy appam batter.Here we are going to see crispy edged appam. I like appam…

Tomato/Takkali Dal

Tomatoes are also an excellent source vitamin C, biotin, molybdenum and vitamin K. They are also a very good source of copper, potassium, manganese, dietary fiber, vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene), vitamin B6, folate, niacin, vitamin E and phosphorus. So Here we are going to see tomatoes cooked with dal (lentils) with added…