pavakkai puli kuzhambu recipe (bittergourd kulambu without coconut)

pavakkai puli kuzhambu recipe (bittergourd kulambu without coconut) Lot of us have an aversion to this bitter-gourd but its all the mind game.If we only think of its wide health benefits and start using it,then you will start enjoying this bitterness relaxedly  without any inhibition.Me too was very reluctant during earlier days, but now I can...

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pachai mochai payaru kuzhambu /mochaikottai(freshfield beans)

pachai mochai payaru kuzhambu /mochaikottai(freshfield beans) It's a very special customary Kuzhambu at our home and it becomes quite seasonal too.As its seasonal those days in our houses they would buy it in kgs ,coat it with red soil and dry out in sun.When its ready they will store and use it for months.When needed the...

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south indian ennai kathirikkai kuzhambu recipe/kulambu

south indian ennai kathirikkai kuzhambu recipe/kulambu Selection of brinjals becomes crucial and it literally decides the taste of that very dish.Next to the local purple striped variety brinjals that are available in my hometown.These dark purple coloured brinjals are my favourite.Its always available fresh at the farmers market plucked direct from the fields.Only matured brinjals will...

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how to do paruppu urundai kuzhambu /kulambu recipe

how to do paruppu urundai kuzhambu /kulambu recipe Like rice,gravies are also a part of South Indian staple without which our menu becomes meaningless and less interesting.Even in the Northern part the importance of gravies and kadhi's are equally appreciated.Like any sambar or a rasam this paruppu urundai kuzhabu too is a famed dish and its...

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curry leaves kuzhambu recipe /karuveppilai kuzhambu

curry leaves kuzhambu recipe /karuveppilai kuzhambu As we all know curry leaves are crucial for South Indian cooking.Every variations in the menu badly needs this precious ingredient.Its calibre is excellent that it gives a wonderful aroma and satisfaction to the whole dish.One such preparation using this karuvepillai is curry leaves kuzhambu recipe.It is traditional and tasty.My...

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aadi pathinettu /aadi18 /perukku special recipes

aadi pathinettu /aadi18 special recipes We people here in Cauvery delta region are eagerly expecting for the release of water in full swing for the great day called"aadi pathinettu  /aadi18".Usually they open water before a week in advance.Its a divine sight to see the effortless lavish free flow of Cauvery river during this aadi 18.Let celebrations...

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tamarind poha recipe / puli aval

tamarind poha recipe  /puli aval An ingredient that can be easily handled and relatively easy to cook obviously becomes a favorite for many and one such item that falls in the list is "aval/poha".Softened poha/flatted rice serves as a super light food on your tummy.Both variations like thick and thin varieties are available in the market.Alternatively,even...

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kothamalli sadham /sadam/coriander rice

kothamalli sadham /sadam/coriander rice My cooking becomes incomplete if am in shortage of these leaves that much valuable is this coriander and whole Indian cooking relies on it very much.Its notable that in most of the Indian cooking for gravies,sambars and rasams it's particularly added at the end and switched off.Personally I adore this leaf for...

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kuska biriyani /rice without vegetables

kuska biriyani /rice without vegetables Biriyani's and variety rice's even some pulav's comes to the rescue to break the routine South Indian lunch varieties.For a lazy day these rice variations come so much handy a simple side dish of onion raita will do all the wonder.Especially for kuska biriyani we need no vegetables and of-course its...

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sesame seed rice /ellu podi sadam

sesame seed rice /ellu podi sadam My fondness for sesame seed/ellu all started when tasting ellu urandai/ladoo   Each bite with crunch and nuttiness that one can never stop with having just one.The temple term for this sesame seed rice /ellu podi sadam is "Ellorai" served as prasadam at most of lord perumal temple's.I have never made...

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