Vendakkai Poriyal | how to make Okra Fry


Vendakkai poriyal – simple south Indian side dish to make frequently at home. Its best serve with sambar , kara kuzhambhu , also with curd rice. The addition of shallots caramelize the poriyal and gives a wonderful taste to this bhindi fry. Here is how to make okra fry with … Continue reading

Nungu Rosemilk | Nungu Recipes


Nungu Rosemilk – a variation to have nungu as it is. I  am sure adding this nungu to rosemilk adds extra feather to both. This Nungu dessert is pleasing to look and taste. Hardly it takes 5 mins to make this summer coolant. Nungu is a seasonal fruit available in … Continue reading

Mushroom biryani |How to make mushroom biryani


Mushroom biryani / kalan biryani – easy Indian style mushroom biryani made with a mild spiciness. Perfect to go with cucumber raita or onion raita. Perhaps you may love to have with less spiced Indian curries. In fact, plain yogurt goes well with this rice. I usually make this biryani … Continue reading

Bitter gourd chips | Home made bitter gourd chips

Pavakkai chips

Pavakkai chips / Bitter gourd chips – sounds bitter isn’t it?? But the right way of preparation transforms the bitterness into the delicacy. Though I am not a big fan of pavakkai. When I see this recipe in sharmis place, the word a2b style tempted me to try out. Trust … Continue reading

Pudina rice | How to make pudina rice


Pudina Rice – Mint flavoured rice to pack for lunch with simple raita as accompaniment. Mint is used in biryani recipes and pulao in our Indian cuisine.To add on more taste and health, we can add some veggies and Pattani to this rice. I made this pulao using normal rice. … Continue reading

Instant mango Pickle | How to make instant mango pickle


Instant mango pickle using raw mangoes. Simple yet lip-smacking pickle recipe to have with curd rice. When mango season is up, this is usual preparation at home. It can be prepared without seasoning also. The simple blending of salt and chili powder will go wonderfully with any rice.Check out some … Continue reading

Karamani sweet Sundal | how to make karamani sweet sundal


Karamani Sweet Sundal – sweeter version of lobia seeds. It is used to prepare in Navaratri time for neivaidhyam and to serve for guests. You can make this anytime as it is protein rich food and can serve for all ages.we can prepare karamani sundal recipe both in sweet and … Continue reading

Cantaloupe Juice | Muskmelon Juice


Cantaloupe Juice / Muskmelon Juice – vitamin C rich refreshing drink. This cantaloupe juice can be made with carrot,beet or any other fruits. The nutrients present in this fruit will boost your immune system. You can make muskmelon paste and keep it in the refrigerator for 2 days. whenever you … Continue reading

Semiya Paal Ice | Homemade Popsicle recipe


Semiya Paal Ice / Vermicelli popsicle – made with roasted semiya(vermicelli)  and creamy milk, flavoured with cardamom. To add-on the taste, I have added some chopped almonds and cashews. This homemade popsicle recipe is very handy on this summer. You might like these popsicle recipes: Watermelon Popsicle Grape Popsicle Prep … Continue reading

kadappa recipe | kumbakonam kadappa


Kadappa recipe – name itself sounds traditional right. A famous and delectable side dish recipe in south indian cuisine. This recipe is widely called kumbakonam kadappa or Thanjavur kadappa.  Kumbakonam , a town famous for mahamaham and Thanjavur – “ rice bowl of tamilnadu” . Both places are nearby , … Continue reading

Ghee rice recipe | How to make ghee rice recipe


Ghee rice recipe without coconut milk. Flavorful one pot meal to have with any curries both veg and non veg. But my choice is to have with spicy fish kuzhambhu or chicken gravy . Making of this dish is very simple. Just season the garam masalas in clarified butter, add … Continue reading

Til khoya laddu |mawa sesame ladoo


Til khoya laddu /mawa sesame ladoo – delicious dessert recipe  made with mawa(khoya) and sesame.such a simple ladoo to make for this holi season . Sesame is fantastically combine with any recipe. Even if it is savoury or sweet recipe, presence of sesame enhance the flavour of particular dish. I … Continue reading

Avarakkai Paruppu curry | How to make avarakkai paruppu curry


Avarakkai paruppu curry – comforting recipe to have with rice or dosa or idli. This broad beans dal is a healthy combo of broad beans and dal. The only ingredient for spiciness is green chilli. cumin seeds and green chilli together gives nice aroma, same like mor kuzhambhu or avial … Continue reading

Tomato Soup Recipe | how to make tomato soup recipe


Tomato soup recipe – a soup which is commonly available in all restaurants. Can I say it’s a basic soup recipe if anyone wants to make. However its easy or basic, the taste varies from restaurant to home made.  I tried making this tomato soup recipe with closer touch to … Continue reading