Muttai Eral Poriyal/Egg with shrimp poriyal/Egg prawn Bhurji

This is an tasty side dish for rice with any veg or non-veg gravies. This is my grandma’s recipes. My grandpa is an prawn lover, so my grandma used to do prawn regularly with veggies. Already i posted Flatbeans shrimp Poriyal which related to this recipe. Great for prawn/shrimp lovers. Serves : 3-4 Prep Time : 10…

Thakkali Kurma/Tomato Kurma for Idly, Dosa, Idiyappam

This is one of my favorite dish with idly or idiyappam. My mom used to do this dish monthly once or twice. After we came to US, one day i made this thakkali kurma. On that day my hubby became addicted to this dish. This is a simple kurma made using tomatoes and it is super…

Medu vadai/Ulundu Vadai

Medu vadai/ Urad dal vada/Ulundu vadai is a famous South indian snacks cum breakfast recipe especially in Tamil nadu. We generally make medu vadai for festivals or for guests. My mom used to make vadais with a piece of banana leaf or a polythene cover, for making shape of vadai. Some Tips and tricks to…

Jeera Rice/Jeera Pulao

Jeera Rice is my son’s favorite dish. Jeera rice goes great with paneer and chicken gravies. Because it is very mild in spicy, so it will taste great with spicy curries. I serve it with Butter Chicken.  Serves : 3 Prep Time : 5 mins      Cooking Time : 20 mins Ingredients: Basmati Rice :…

Indian Butter Chicken/Chicken Makani

Butter Chicken/Chicken makani is one of my favorite Indian dish. It is a full flavored dish that complements the chicken well. It can be made as mild or spicy as you wish by adjusting a spice level. Serve with basmati rice and naan bread. We need to grill a chicken either in a pan, tandoor…

Semiya Payasam/Vermicelli Kheer Recipe

Semiya payasam or vermicelli kheer is a  Indian Dessert, which prepared with roasted vermicelli with milk and nuts. Normally we used to prepare payasam on special occasion or if we invited guests for home. This payasam i prepared on Tamil New year’s Special. This is very simple and tasty payasam, this is mom method of…

Vathal Kuzhambu/Sundakkai Vatha Kuzhumbu

Vathal Kuzhambu is one my most favorites. Vathal kulambhu is an easy dish which we normally make at home. This is very simple and tasty kuzhumbu. No need to grind any masala or coconut. I love to eat sundakkai vathal simply with sambar, rasam, curd rice. It is rich in iron and have lot of…

Yellow Pumpkin Kootu/Parangikai Kootu/Manjal Poosanikai Kootu

Kootu is a South Indian style sidedish prepared with dal, vegetable and ground coconut masala. I have prepared kootu with yellow pumpkin / parangikai and served along with Vatha kuzhambu with appalam/papad. I love this kootu very much. Serves : 2-3 Prep Time : 10 mins      Cooking Time : 20 mins Ingredients: Yellow Pumpkin…

Mint Chutney/Pudina Chutney with Coconut (Restaurant Style)

Mint chutney is a spicy dip made from mint leaves. It is an extremely flavor condiment. It is one of the most popular Indian chutneys around, as it can be served with almost any food. My family love mint chutney very much. I will eat mint chutney just like that. Mild flavor of ginger enhance…