Happy Deepavali

In Others On October 21, 2014 0 Comments

Let the lights lit for the festival usher in brightness not only into the houses but also in every one’s life. On this auspicious day I wish you… Read More »


Deepavali Recipes

In Festival, Others On October 17, 2010 63 Comments

Deepavali will be celebrated on 22nd October 2014 in South India and in North India it is on 23rd October 2014. Deepavali or Diwali is festival of lights… Read More »


Tomato Dosai

In Breakfast On September 4, 2014 32 Comments

Method: Cut the tomatos into medium pieces and grind to a paste. Mix rice flour, rawa, tomato paste, chilli powder, asafotida and salt. Add sufficient water make a… Read More »

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Murungai Keerai (Drumstick Leaves) Adai

In Snacks On August 13, 2014 2 Comments

Method: Separate the Murungai Keerai from the stem. Take a big bowl of the Keerai and wash well, chop it roughly and keep it aside. Soak the rice… Read More »

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Garlic Rasam

In Rasam/Charu On August 3, 2014 0 Comments

Method: Boil two cups of water and add whole tomato and cook on medium flame for five minutes or till soft. Switch off the flame and cool it…. Read More »


Caramel Payasam

In Sweets On July 25, 2014 10 Comments

Method: Boil milk (without adding any water) and keep aside. In a heavy bottomed vessel, sprinkle two tablespoon sugar and keep it on medium flame. Do not stir…. Read More »

Pumpkin Pachadi

Parangi Kai (Yellow pumpkin) Pachadi

In Pachadi(Salad) On July 14, 2014 2 Comments

Method: Remove the skin and seeds from the pumpkin. Cut into small pieces. Put it in thick bottomed vessel and add enough water to cover the vegetable. Add… Read More »


Puttu and Payaru

In Breakfast On June 25, 2014 6 Comments

Puttu, common breakfast in Kerala, is prepared with specially processed puttu flour and served with kadala curry, papad and bananas. Now-a-days, we get ready made Puttu flour in… Read More »

Dal Rasam

Dal Rasam

In Others, Rasam/Charu On June 9, 2014 1 Comment

Method: Wash and put the thuvar dal in a pressure cooker. Add one tomato cut into medium size pieces, turmeric powder and two cups of water. Close with… Read More »

Karamani Vadai

Karamani (Cow gram) Vadai

In Snacks On June 3, 2014 3 Comments

Method: Soak Karamani (Cow Gram) for about 4 to 5 hours. Wash well and drain the excess water. Put it in a mixie. Add red chilli, sombu (aniseeds)… Read More »

Mango Rasam

Mango Rasam

In Others, Rasam/Charu On May 26, 2014 3 Comments

Method: Wash and peel the skin from mango. Slice it into medium size pieces. (For four people a cup of mango pieces will do). Put it in a… Read More »