Tomato Soup

Ingredients Tomato – 4 big size Onion – 1 medium size (chopped finely. Optional) Garlic – 2 to 3 pods (chopped finely) Fresh cream – 2 tablespoon Corn flour – 1 tablespoon Butter – 1 to 2 tablespoon Bay leaf – 1 Salt – to taste Pepper powder – adjust according to your taste Sugar…

Karuvadu Vadhakal (Dry Fish Masala)

Ingredients Onion – 3 to 4 (Chopped. If you use shallots 25 to 30 nos. I used the mix of big onion and shallots. Shallots give excellent taste to the masala) Garlic – 4 to 5 pods (chopped) Green chilli – 2 Dry fish (any fish of your choice) – 100 gm (I used vanjiram…

Mango Pickle

There are variety of pickles. Among them Mango pickle is the favourite of most people. Generally people have mango pickle for pulav, veg biriyani, curd rice, spicy pongal. One of my aunt will use the oil of mango pickle to pour around kal dosa,  mango pickle over the dosa and spread it while cooking. It…

Mysore Mutton

Mysore mutton is a very tasty dish, which we used to buy in restaurants in singapore (especially in Muthu’s curry and Banana leaf apollo). I want to try this mysore mutton in my home. Because the only mutton dish my son likes is this mysore mutton. So I tried this dish in my home after…

Beetroot Halwa

Beetroot Halwa is one of my favorite sweet. When ever I prepare this beetroot halwa in my home, it reminds me of my childhood days in my paternal grandma’s home 😍😍. Beetroot has lot of nutritive values in it. It is rich in Iron, vitamin c, potassium, folate. It helps in the prevention of cancer….

Peas pulav

Ingredients Green peas – 1 cup Basmati rice – 2 cups (soaked for atleast half an hour) Pepper – 1/2 teaspoon Onion – 1 (medium size) Green chili – 2 (slit) Coconut milk – 1/4 cup Chili powder – 1 teaspoon Garam masala – 3/4 teaspoon Salt – to taste Water – 2  3/4 cups…

Medhu vadai (Uludhu vadai)

Crispy golden brown Medhu vadai is all time favorite for most people of South India. I am one among them :). It is very easy to make medhu vadai. But we need to follow some simple steps to get tasty crispy vadai. Grinding the batter for vadai in wet grinder is the best option than…

Multi Grain Dosa

Multi grain dosa is the combination of Ragi (kezhvaragu), Pearl millet (kambu), Broken wheat (samba godhumai), Raw rice (I use raw rice flour here) and Urad dhal (ulundhu). you can use the grains of your choice and urad dhal is must. But this combination turns out well for me so many times. Instead of raw…

Kothamalli Thuvaiyal (coriander chutney)

Kothamalli thuvaiyal is a very tasty and healthy chutney served for rice, all types of Biriyanis, Idli, Dosa and even for chapathi too. Coriander leaf is a very good source of dietery fibre. It has abundance of vitamin c, vitamin k and protein. It also has manganese ,iron, magnesium and trace of calcium ,phosphorous, potassium,…

Vadacurry (spicy channa dhal curry)

Vadacurry is an excellent side dish for idli, dosa, chappathi. Basically this is a very famous dish of chennai cuisine. It is available mostly in road side hotels, normal hotels, and it tastes fantastic 😍😍. Now its available in big restaurants too. In hotels they will use channa dhall vada (masala vadai in chennai &…

Sakarai Pongal (sweet pongal)

Sakarai Pongal is all time favourite dish of most people of south India. It is mostly  prepared during festivals like Thai Pongal Thirunaal, Makar Sankaranthi, Dassahra, Vinayagar Chathurthi, Varalakshmi pooja, Tamil new year, Ugadi, Navarathri, etc. And it is used as naivedhyam, mostly during poojas. Pongal prepared in temples have unique flavor. This is because…

ABC Juice

This is the first post of mine in this New Year. I am very glad to post a healthy juice as my first post in this year. It is ABC juice. ABC juice is nothing but the mix of apple, beetroot and carrot juice. This juice is a package of many vitamins and minerals. This…