Author archives: vani padmanaban

chettinad kandarappam /sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipe The single word chettinad is very powerful by itself and it has tied the whole world with its strong aromatic distinctive cuisine.This chettinad kandarappam is a new dessert for me to try. This as a karthigai deepam special this time and it turned to be damn good. I got the...

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recipe dal makhani punjabi style /homemade dal makhani recipe

recipe dal makhani punjabi style /homemade dal makhani recipe Yet another great side dish item for any Indian bread and best with simple phulka’s. This recipe of dal makhani is a punjabi style dish which has become very popular. Its creamy and buttery texture makes it special and different from all the gravy varieties with dal...

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maravalli kizhangu chips recipe /tapioca /cassava yuca chips

maravalli kizhangu chips recipe /tapioca /cassava yuca chips Like me I think many will be having a great addiction to this maravalli kizhangu chips recipe. Not all will be able to appreciate the real taste of this chips. Because its not that popular as that of potato chips. If you taste this ones you will keep...

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elephant yam fry recipe /senai /karunai kizhangu varuval

elephant yam fry recipe /senai /karunai kizhangu varuval This elephant yam fry recipe is an excellent crowd pulling side dish that goes very well with any SouthIndian meal. It can be deep fried or even shallow fried and you will definitely love the spicy aromatic fry for sure. Sometimes the itchiness while cutting the vegetable is...

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arachuvitta sambar south indian recipe /without onion tomato

arachuvitta sambar south indian recipe /without onion tomato Its quite a different kind of sambar more specifically a brahmin type sambar in flavour and feel cause we are not adding any onion or tomato. It was quite enjoyable as it tasted different from usual sambar we do for rice. You have always an option adding both...

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toor dal thogayal /thuvaram paruppu thuvayal recipe

toor dal thogayal /thuvaram paruppu thuvayal recipe Among many a thogayal varieties that are made this one paruppu thuvayal with toor dal is top on the list. I usually make this with coconut only but many make it without coconut. When made without coconut also its very tasty and addictive. It pairs well as a side...

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coriander chutney tamilnadu style /fresh kothamalli chutney for idli dosa

coriander chutney tamilnadu style /fresh kothamalli chutney for idli dosa This coriander chutney tamilnadu style is not at all a fancy recipe to learn it specially all from scratch. It's such a simple side dish that is done at our home almost frequently in a weekly basis. It's an excellent side dish for both idli and...

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karachi bombay halwa /corn flour halwa recipe

karachi bombay halwa /corn flour halwa recipe Bombay karachi halwa is a very attractive easy sweet to try this Diwali.This karachi bombay halwa has become a popular sweet not only because of its vibrant colour but the taste is also one of the genuine reasons. Whenever we use edible colours for food we will be little...

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