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Kalkandu Carrot Payasam/Carrot kheer using rock candy

Kalkandu Carrot Payasam/Carrot kheer using rock candy Kalkandu Carrot Payasam/Carrot kheer using rock candy is a healthy dish that tastes heavenly. I  tasted this Carrot kheer in a birthday party and couldn’t resist myself to relish another serving. My close friend shobha made this kheer for daughter’s birthday party and served it chill with loads of […]

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Methi Rice/Vendhaya Keerai Sadam

Methi Rice/Vendhaya Keerai Sadam Methi Rice is a flavourful rice prepared with methi leaves/fenugreek leaves.  This Methi rice is a diabetic friendly, since we are preparing this recipe with fibre rich methi leaves and boiled rice. The dominating methi flavour is biggest plus to this rice and would definitely leave the plates empty. This one […]

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Easy Red Chori Masala/Adzuki Bean Gravy/Karamani Masala

Easy Red Chori Masala/Adzuki Bean Gravy/Karamani Masala Easy Red Chori Masala/Adzuki Bean Gravy/Karamani Masala is a yummy gravy that can easily pair up with Rotis, parathas and Rice varieties.  I bought these cute red beans from an old lady in a village market, in fact that market was loaded with lot of other people sitting […]

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Togarikalu Masala vada/Tuvar Vada/Green Pigeon peas Fritters

Togarikalu Masala vada Togarikalu Masala vada/Tuvar Vada/Green Pegion peas Fritters is a yummy as well as a healthy snack for your kids to munch on. Pair these fritters with tomato sauce and see how the bowl turns empty. These nutritious Togarikalu/Tuvar/Green pigeon peas are the fresh form of toor dal which is so famous in […]

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Mixed vegetable Pomegranate Raita/Pachadi

Mixed vegetable Pomegranate Raita/Pachadi Mixed vegetable pomegranate raita is a fantastic raita that can be a side dish for all North Indian main course as well as South Indian. This Mixed vegetable pomegranate raita can give you a mix of all taste and also a better way to include veggies in your kids diet. Be it a chapathi […]

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Cauliflower Peas Kurma

Cauliflower Peas Kurma This Cauliflower Peas Kurma was tasting heavenly and was going well with idiyappam, chapathi and even with dosa. I keep getting emails asking for alternatives to cashews to add in gravys without compromising the taste. You can use melon seeds, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds. In this Cauliflower Peas Kurma, I have […]

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Vendhaya keerai paruppu usili/Methi paruppu usili

Vendhaya keerai paruppu usili/Methi paruppu usili Vendhaya keerai paruppu usili is a healthy and tasty South Indian style curry that goes well with Rasam and Morkuzhambu. Methi leaves are a fantastic food for Diabetic people since it controls the blood sugar levels. This methi paruppu usili is cooked with the combination of methi leaves and dals and hence rich in […]

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Karthigai special Aval Pori Urundai

Karthigai special Aval Pori Urundai Aval Pori Urundai is one of the tasty and special recipe prepared on Thirukarthigai day.  Karthigai festival is one of my favourite since my childhood days, as we light lots of traditional mud lamps and decorate the whole house with them.  Ingredients: 8 Cups Aval pori 2 Cups Powdered Jaggery  1 […]

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Manga aval upma/Mavinakayi avalakki/Raw mango poha

Manga aval upma/Mavinakayi avalakki/Raw mango poha Manga aval upma/Mavinakayi avalakki/Raw mango poha is a healthy breakfast recipe that can be prepared easily. Ingredients: 1 Raw mango 4 cups Poha/aval/avalakki (thick variety) 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 1 Green chilli 1 tsp Jaggery 2 tbsp Corriander leaves (finely chopped) As per taste Salt For Seasoning 1/2 tsp […]

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Narthangai Rasam/Citron Rasam (without toor dal)

Narthangai Rasam/Citron Rasam (without toor dal) Narthangai Rasam is a flavourful rasam that is packed with loads of Vitamin C.  If you have lots of home grown Narthangai’s then you keep cooking dishes using narthangai.  This is what is happening with me, my mom gave me a big bag full of narthangais. So I started […]

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Raw Mango Rasam/Maavinakayi Appe huli Saaru

Raw Mango Rasam/Maavinakayi Appe huli Saaru Raw mango Rasam/Maavinakayi Appe huli Saaru is a yummy Rasam prepared with Raw mangoes. During season, we get plenty of raw mangoes and we include mangoes in almost all recipes.  I have already posted many recipes with Raw mangoes and they are 1) Raw mango sweet pachadi 2) Aam ka panna 3) Vadaparuppu […]

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Sweet Corn Aloo Sabzi/Corn Potato Curry

Sweet Corn Aloo Sabzi/Corn Potato Curry Corn Potato Curry/Sweet Corn Aloo Sabzi is an easy masala curry that can be prepared in a jiffy. The spicy masala blends with mild sweetness of corn and boiled potatoes bringing in lots of flavour to the dish. A best pair for rotis, pulaos and parathas, this tasty Corn potato curry goes […]

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Tinday ki sabzi/Tinda masala

Tinday ki sabzi/Tinda masala Tinday ki sabzi/Tinda masala is a tasty north Indian sabzi that can be prepared easily. The other names of Tinda are Apple gourd, Indian baby pumpkin and Indian round gourd. The tender tinda will not have much of seeds but the mature ones might have black seeds inside. It is always better to buy […]

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Omapodi/Plain Sev-Diwali Snack

Omapodi/Plain Sev-Diwali Snack Omapodi/Plain Sev is one of the tasty snack that you can make easily for Diwali.  This yummy snack is the best choice for your tea time. You can use this sev to add it to all your chat items like Bhel puri, Dahi puri, etc. I got this recipe from my mother […]

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