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Semiya Pongal

Semiya (Vermicelli) Pongal

In Breakfast On December 17, 2014 0 Comments

Method: In a kadai put a teaspoon of ghee and add semiya. Fry till it slightly turns light brown. Remove and keep it aside. Coarsely powder the pepper… Read More »

Grinch Kabob

Grinch Fruit Kabobs

In Fruits On December 15, 2014 0 Comments

This is my grand-daughter’s preparation for a Christmas Party. Cut the banana into small slices as shown in the pictures. Then cut the head of the strawberries and… Read More »

Besan Dosai

Besan (Kadalai Mavu) Dosai

In Breakfast, Snacks On December 8, 2014 0 Comments

Method: Chop onion, tomato, green chilli and coriander leaves finely. In a bowl put Besan, red chilli powder, turmeric, asafotida, salt and mix well.  Add required water and… Read More »

sago Kozhukattai

Javvarisi (Sago) Kozhukattai

In Sweets On December 1, 2014 0 Comments

Method: Wash the Sago in water for 2 to 3 times.  Put it in a bowl and sprinkle a handul of water.  Close with a lid and allow to… Read More »

channa rice

Channa (Kondai Kadalai) Rice

In Rice On November 10, 2014 1 Comment

Method: Soak Channa (Kondai Kadalai) in water for about 8 hours or over night.  Wash well and drain the water and keep it aside. Chop onion, tomato, ginger… Read More »

tomato-dosai

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 »

M.keerai adai

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 »

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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

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 »