Muttai Kuzhambhu

Ingredients Cumin seeds – 1 1/2 tablespoon Grated coconut – 2 tablespoon Egg – 2 Shallots – 15 to 20 nos Tomato – 1 (Chopped. Medium size) Green chili – 2 (slited) Ginger garlic paste – 1 1/2 teaspoon Salt – to taste Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon Chili powder – 2 teaspoon Coriander powder…

Instant palkova

This palkova is pretty easy to make. I tried to make palkova many times but it was all failure 😕. I was thinking to make an easy sweet, for deepavali and when I came across a cooking video, I got a clue to make this instant palkova. I tried and it came out really well…

Pachamilagai kari (chili mutton)

Pachamilagai kari is a favourite dish for my daughter & hubby 😍. This is my granny’s recipe. She cooks this mutton dish only using kadai. But inorder to save time I use pressure cooker. This is very simple to cook and very less ingredrients needed for it. But it tastes really excellent 👌👌. The flavor…

Gobi 65

Ingredients Cauliflower – 1 (medium size flower) Besan flour – 4 to 5 tablespoon Corn flour – 4 to 5 tablespoon Rice flour – 1 tablespoon Garam masala – 1/2 teaspoon Ginger garlic paste – 2 teaspoon Dry mango powder – 1 1/2 teaspoon (you can instead add lemon juice or vinegar or curd. The…

Karupatti paal kozhukattai

Ingredients Karupatti or palm sugar – 150 gm Coconut milk – 150 ml (adjust according to your desired consistency) Kozhukattai flour or raw rice flour – 1 cup (150 gm) Cardamom powder or essence – for flavour Ghee 1 teaspoon Water – 2 cups Preparation Method 1. Boil two cups of water in a pan….

Onion pakkoda

Onion Pakkoda is one of the famous snack of India. During rainy days, Onion pakkoda with Tea or Coffee is one of the best combination. There are lot of sweet stall, selling pakkoda in south India. In my native they will have this pakkoda with paal saadham (rice mixed with milk) mostly for every day…

Home made kuzhambhu milagai thool (curry chili powder)

I usually use home made milagai thool for making all dishes. I will use red chili powder only for specific items like fish curry, all type of fries (fish, chicken, cauliflower, okra, etc), puli kuzhambhu, kara kuzhambhu, etc. The chili powder I mention in my food blog is only this kuzhambhu milagai thool. So I…

Cauliflower poriyal (spicy)

Ingredients Cauliflower – 1 medium size flower (cut into small pieces) Garlic – 4 to 5 pods (crushed or dinched) Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon Chili powder – 1 teaspoon (Home made kuzhambhu milagai thool (curry chili powder) Pepper powder – 3/4 to 1 teaspoon (adjust according to your taste) Salt – to taste Oil…

Venpongal (spicy pongal)

Venpongal is very famous dish of south india. Generally venpongal is made of whole black pepper and cumin seeds. But most people avoid the whole black pepper while they eat. So inorder avoid this problem, my mother in law grinds both pepper and cumin seeds to powder form and uses in pongal. I love her…

Vengaya chutney (onion chutney)

Vengaya chutney is a very tastier chutney. No coconut added to it. With the basic ingredients in home we can make this chutney in few minutes. This is the best combination for Dosa and Idli.Try it. Ingredients Onion – 3 nos (big. Cut into cubes) Tomato – 2 nos (big. Cut into cubes) Garlic –…

Chicken chukka

Ingredients Chicken – 250 gm Onion – 1 (medium size) Garlic – 5 to 6 pods Ginger – 2 inch size Dry red chilli – 5 nos Oil – 1 to 2 tablespoon Turmeic powder – 1/2 teaspoon Salt – as required Bay leaf – 2 small Cloves – 3 to 4 pods Cinnamon –…

Karupatti kozhukattai

Palm sugar (karupatti) is one of the unrefined sugar which we get from the extract of palm tree (after some natural processing). Its has a unique flavor and taste. In olden days our grandma’s were using palm sugar for many sweet dishes. But after the entry of refined sugar, we totally avoided it. It is…