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Recipe Spicy chicken curry

Spicy chicken curry

1 vote
Main DishVery Easy15 minutes15 minutes
Ingredients: Marinate: - ½ kg chicken, washed and cut into medium sized pieces - 3 tablespoons curds - 1 teaspoon red chilli powder - ¼ teaspoon turmeric pwd - sa...
Recipe Masala peanuts

Masala peanuts

1 vote
Very Easy15 minutes15 minutes
Ingredients: - 1 cup Peanuts - 1 cup gram flour/besan - 1/4 cup rice flour - 1 teaspoon redchilli powder - 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder - 1 teaspoon chat masala - sal...
Recipe Fish pongal & meen varutha curry ( tamil nadu village sea food cuisine )

Fish pongal & meen varutha curry ( tamil nadu village sea food cuisine )

5 votes
Main DishVery Easy20 minutes35 minutes
Ingredients: 1)Fish Pongal: - 250 g boneless Seer fish ( vanchiram ) - 1 cup raw rice - 1 tablespoon moong dal - 1teaspoon peppercorns - 1 spring curry leaves - 1/...
Recipe Cabbage poriyal

Cabbage poriyal

1 vote
Main DishEasy15 minutes30 minutes
Ingredients: - 1 cabbage shredded - 1 onion - 1 tomato - 3 green chilies - 1" ginger juliennes - 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder - salt to taste - 1 teaspoon cumin se...
Recipe Rose cream pudding - 150 th post - happy tamil new year

Rose cream pudding - 150 th post - happy tamil new year

otherVery Easy10 minutes5 minutes
Ingredients: Basmathi rice- 1 cup(soak min 15-30 min) - Milk- 2 cups - Double cream-100ml - Rose syrup- nearly 50ml(Acc to taste) - Rose water- 1 cup - Rose petals...
Recipe Thakkali rasam/tomato rasam

Thakkali rasam/tomato rasam

Main DishVery Easy5 minutes10 minutes
Ingredients: - Tomato-3 med - Green chilly-2 - Cumin seeds-1/4tsp - Garlic-2pods - Chilly Powder-3/4tsp - Turmeric powder-1/4tsp - Pepper powder-1/4tsp - Asafoetid...
Recipe Puliyodharai(Tamarind Rice) - Tamil Brahmin Style

Puliyodharai(Tamarind Rice) - Tamil Brahmin Style

12 votes
Puliyodharai...a classic recipe from the Tamil Brahmin's's also been one of my favorites for ever since I even began to remember stuff. I still remember my Nani ma's[...]
Recipe Ennai Kathirikkai (Eggplant Shallow fried with Home made Spice Powder)

Ennai Kathirikkai (Eggplant Shallow fried with Home made Spice Powder)

3 votes
I know most of your mouth waters just by hearing the name Ennai Kathirikkai. "One of the most yummy and sought after dish in South India".There are umpteen recipes for this delicacy and this one is from Amma's one and only cook book[...]
Recipe Urulai/Potato Roast

Urulai/Potato Roast

24 votes
Sometime back,during my regular blog hopping,I happened to read a post on a Tam-Bhram blog about the special foods prepared to welcome the new son-in-law to the family,I was intrigued.I have heard about the feast for " puyaaplah ",which[...]
Recipe Masala dosa (tamil nadu style)

Masala dosa (tamil nadu style)

3 votes
Ingredients : ?2 cup: Rice - preferably parboiled ?1/2 cup: Split and husked Black Gram (Dhuli Urad) - soaked with rice for 5-6 hours ?1/2 tsp: Fenugreek Seeds ?Oil to smear the pan for cooking the dosas ?2 tsp: Salt For Masala[...]
Recipe Peanut Salad - Verkadalai Sundal

Peanut Salad - Verkadalai Sundal

1 vote
Peanuts is something I try to avoid.But its a favourite of my family. I always think of trying something with peanuts but by the time I find a recipe,they have reached the expiration.So this time I bought peanuts,the first recipe I tried was dear[...]


Wait! Before I confused more people, I was not in the city of Karaikudi in Sivaganga District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the capital of the Chettinad region but instead I?m in an Indian restaurant in Penang?s Little India by the name of[...]
Recipe Thengai Saadam ( Coconut Rice )

Thengai Saadam ( Coconut Rice )

A simple Rice dish from Tamilnadu. Ingredients boiled rice - 2 cups ( grains should be seperate, not sticky ) scraped coconut - 3/4 cup cashew nuts - a few mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp urad dal - 1/2 tsp red chillies - 2,[...]
Recipe Onion Chutney

Onion Chutney

This chutney is a must have in the family with dosa, pesaratt dosa, idlis etc. Nice & chatpata. Do try it out. Ingredients onion - 3 medium sized, roughly chopped grated coconut - 2 tbsp ( optional) dry red chillies - 3 urad[...]
Recipe Fried Potato Curry

Fried Potato Curry

T his curry is made with the skin on. It tastes just a bit different, but really good !!! This is a good recipe to make with potatoes, specially when you don't have time to boil the alu in the cooker first. & it's really quick.[...]

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