Thuthuvalai Rasam/ Medicinal Rasam for cold and cough/Herbal Soup

Solanum trilobatum is commonly known as Thuthuvalai in Tamil. In English, it is called as Purple fruited pea egg plant. Many people all over the world is not aware of purple-fruited pea eggplant. It is most beneficial and has medicinal values. Thuthuvalai has more thorns in its leaves. We need to clean it carefully as…

Karuppu Ulundu Choru/Uluntham Paruppu Sadam/ Black Gram Rice

Uluntham Paruppu Sadam is very popular in Tirunelveli district. My MIL often do this uluntham paruppu sadam with mutton kuzhumbu. But she used to tell, it will go great with ellu thovayal. But im a non-veg lover, so i used to have with mutton kuzhumbu. Split Blak Urad dal is rich in  protein and vitamin B…

Gongura pickle/ Gongura Pachadi

Gongura pachadi or gongura pickle is widely made pickle all across andhra pradesh mainly across the andhra region… It is eaten as a side dish with roti or rice. Gongura is a green leafy veggie thats called as pulicha Keerai in Tamil. This Gongura Pachadi comes together with a whole rich of flavours and spices….

Dates fritters / Dates Tempura/ Eathapazham Porichathu

Hi all, happy to see you all a very long time of gap. Vacation to my native (chennai) and personal reasons, not able to post my recipes. So, here it’s snack time and we are having hot hot dates tempuras… Let me share with you a very simple chai time snack. Chopped dates dunk into…