Virudhunagar Chicken Curry

Ingredients Onion – 2 nos big in size (chopped) Kampung Chicken (naatu kozhi) – 1 whole chicken (nearly 1 kg. I cleaned and marinated in turmeric powder) Chili powder – 1 1/2 tablespoon Coriander powder – 2 tablespoon Salt – as required Oil – 4 to 5 tablespoon To Grind Soak the ingredients in warm…

Green Peas Masala

Green peas masala is the recipe which is very famous in my native place. It is mostly served in marriages there. This tastes little bit sweet, because of the cashew and coconut we use for this dish. In original recipe they will add poppy seeds also. I didn’t use it, as I do not get…

Chicken liver masala

Ingredients Chicken liver – 300 gm Onion – 2 (big. Chopped) Oil – 4 to 5 tablespoon Garlic – 7 to 8 pods (crushed) Curd – 2 to 3 tablespoon Chili powder – 1 teapoon Pepper powder -1 teaspoon Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon Salt – to taste Preparation Method…

Sura Puttu

Ingredients Shark fillet –  400 gm Onion – 2 (medium size. chopped) Garlic – 3 to 4 pieces (chopped) Chili powder – 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoon Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon Salt – to taste Oil – 3 tablespoon Coriander leaves – 2 sprig Preparation Method Boil water in a pan and add shark…

Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients Onion – 3 (medium size) Tomato – 8 nos (medium size) Cashew nut – 15 to 20 pieces Garlic – 5 cloves Ginger – 2 inch piece Garam masala powder – 1 1/2 teaspoon Salt – as required Kashmiri chili – 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoon (which helps to give bright red color) Chili…

Butter Tea

Butter Tea is famous among the people who follows low carb diet. The preparation of this tea is pretty easy. The tea tastes nice. The butter added to this tea gives nice aroma. Use full fat milk to make this tea. Having this tea in morning for breakfast makes you to feel your tummy full…

Potato Masala 1

Ingredients Potato – 1/2 kg Onion – 1 big Tomato – 1 big Bay leaf – 2 nos Star anise – 1/2 flower Cloves – 2 Cinnamon – 1/2 inch stick Fennel seeds – 1/2 teaspoon (for tempering) Curry leaves – 1 sprig Coriander leaves – 1 or 2 sprigs Oil – 2 tablespoon Salt…

Potato Bajji

Bajji is all time favourite snack for most people of south India. Especially in rainy days Hot crispy bhaji with hot tea or coffee is a wonderful combination. We can make many varieties of bajji with raw banana, potato, onion, bread, egg, pappad, chilli and some people make even in brinjal, bitter gourd,etc. What ever…

Mutton Kheema Masala

Mutton kheema or Kothukari vadhakal is a delicious recipe. You can enjoy this kothukari vadhakal with white rice, Idli, Dosa, Chappathi and it tastes yummyyyy. My mom taught me this recipe. The highlight of this dish is adding green peas to it (according to me 🙂 ). In my native town, they will add scrambled…

Badam Burfi

Ingredients Badam (Almond) – 1 cup (150 gm) Sugar – 1 1/4 cup (185 gm) Saffron strands – 1 lavish pinch Milk – 4 to 5 tablespoons (for mixing saffron strands) Milk – 3/4 cup Ghee – 7 to 8 tablespoons Cardamom powder or essence – 1/2 teaspoon Preparation Method Soak almonds in hot water…

Aval Mixture

Ingredients Aval (flattened rice or poha) – 2 cups (300 gm) Roasted gram – 1/4 cup Raw groundnut – 1/2 cup Cashew nut – 1/2 cup (optional) Curry leaves – 3 to 4 sprigs Oil – to fry Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon Chilli powder – 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoon Asafoetida – 1/2 teaspoon…

Groundnut sundal

Sundal is a very good, low fat snack or starter, suitable for all ages. Especially its very good for Diabetes patients. Its a protein rich starter, generally served as naivedhyam in Ganesh chathurthi, krishna jayanthi, Navratri poojas and prasadam in most Perumal temples. We can make sundal in different varieties of beans and legumes like…