easy rice kheer recipe /arisi paal payasam

easy rice kheer recipe /arisi paal payasam

We are in the middle of July month starting from here full one month is filled up with celebrations. Its Aadi month dedicated to goddesses we see her as sakthi(power) in many forms. Some of the auspicious occasions celebrated during this month are aadi ammavasai ,aadi perruku ,aadi pooram and even varalakshmi nonbu. Here in my blog I have so many recipes you can refer. For this aadi month especially aadi perukku recipes are given with varies rice variations. During aadi velli (more…)

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simple mango salsa recipe /marudhuskitchen

mango salsa recipe

One fruit that we must never miss when they are in season are the mangoes especially for all the mango maniacs. This is very last recipe for this season with mangoes and the dish I have made is a simple mango salsa recipe. According to wikipedia “Mango salsa is a spicy-sweet sauce made from mangoes, used as a topping for nachos. It is often also used as a garnish on grilled chicken or grilled fish due to the sauce’s gamut of complementary flavours.” You can even have it as a salad with a crunch of fresh capsicum and

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salem thattu vadai set recipe /marudhuskitchen

salem thattu vadai set recipe

Evening snacking with thattu vadai set is a common scene in Salem with crowds of thattu vadai set shops spread all over the city. I should say its definite healthy dish with raw grated veggies except thattai. It’s a definite addictive snack even for children who don’t eat veggies. Salem thattu vadai set recipe is a balanced combination of textures and flavours which have made it a hit snack. I have made the basic combination of chutney’s like thakkali kara chutney and green chutney

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kollu idli recipe /horse gram idli dosa/kulith idli

kollu idli recipe /horse gram idli dosa/kulith idli

Despite the fact that horse gram being a powerful lentil it was ignored for a long time as it was considered as a trademark horse-feed. Even now some under-estimate this powerful lentil horse gram. But it’s not like that it was cooked by our ancestors and some traditional recipes are still existing here and there in each region in some form.We in our family have such authentic recipe using this kollu which is still in my routine cooking. They are Kollu paruppu made with sprouted horse gram

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pineapple upside down cake dessert /marudhuskitchen

pineapple upside down cake dessert

Trying different types of cake flavours  from the usual  will always be a fantastic experience with lots of expectation that the cake tried should come out as desired. I tried this pineapple upside down cake dessert for the first time and it turned out really good.The combination of cake and the caramelized pineapples was a perfect balance of flavours and the texture of the cake was also extremely convincing. I read some where that this pineapple upside down cake dessert was made usually in castor iron pan in olden days and even now some follow the same exact method. This particular pineapple upside down cake dessert recipe is from the

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aam shrikhand recipe /mango shrikhand /amrakhand

aam shrikhand recipe /mango shrikhand /amrakhand

There may be tons of summer refreshers and delights to make this summer more perfect. Here there is one more to add-on the list which is more appropriate for the season. Its called aam shrikhand recipe or amrakhand. Its nothing but the famous shrikhand’s another avatar with dominant mango goodness that you will never regret. This aam shrikhand recipe is such an easy recipe that any one can do just on the go. Mangoes with fresh curds will always be my pet snack every summer season because they are just heavenly in taste.

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how to make nannari sarbath at home /nannari juice/nannari syrup

how to make nannari sarbath at home /nannari juice/nannari syrup

Nannari root is one of the gods natural gifts well designed by nature with its miraculous cooling properties. Nannari root has a special unique kind of heart soothing aroma and this makes this drink the most wanted one among the other summer coolers. Instead of sugar you can go for the healthier option like palm sugar. As we are using the root part before cooking it should be washed well without any dirt. Even for good digestion this nannari root will come to your rescue. This nannari sherbet can be simply combined with

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badanekai gojju recipe /sutta kathirikai gothsu for rice

badanekai gojju recipe /sutta kathirikai gothsu for rice

Lunch menu on a daily basis need not be complicated it can be simple also and one such gravy item is this badanekai gojju recipe. In our home we make it not very often but we do make it then and there when we decide to make the lunch very simple.They make this sutta kathirikai gothsu for lunch to go along with rice. we can make it spicy or moderately spicy and the reason for adding both the chillies is to increase the spiciness. Mostly I make it little spicier and when having it with hot rice I add some nallenai

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valaipoo kulambu recipe /saiva meen kuzhambu

valaipoo kulambu recipe /saiva meen kuzhambu

Saiva meen kuzhambu the name itself is very tempting and will kindle our taste-buds with loads of expectation. Making valaipoo kulambu recipe is quite time-consuming but worth its pain. You can plan it to do like you can finish the cleaning the banana flower the day before so that the next day when you do it will be that easy.Usually for all tamarind based gravies I add jaggery and for this also I have added a bit of it to bring balance. I made it into fish-shaped dough it makes the dish more attractive and gives a shape of a proper fish kulambu.

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kokum juice concentrate /kokum sharbat recipe

kokum juice concentrate /kokum sharbat recipe

This kokum juice concentrate can be listed among the other thirst quenching summer drinks. These heart consoling natural summer drinks are always needed to make the season more comfortable and pleasant. The kokum juice has cooling properties and moreover the colour from this tangy fruit is itself very attractive. Mostly in all coconut based gravies and curry’s they use this kokum as such and adding a few itself will bring the required sourness to the dish. Many of us think that kokum and kodampuli are the same but the fact is that even though they are souring agents they are different.

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