SAMBAR/KULAMBU

recipe of pumpkin curry /Puli Kuzhambu(Poosanikai/Parangikai)

recipe of pumpkin curry /PuliKuzhambu(Poosanikai/Parangikai) Puli kulambu in general is a compelled South Indian lunch item served with rice!in particular gracious amounts of gingelly oil(nallennai in tamil) usage is a must without which the real distinctiveness of this gravy will be lost.There are many  options of vegetables like ladyfingers,drumstick that can be added to puli kulambu....

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cabbage kootu with moong dal /muttaikos(e)kootu

cabbage kootu with moong dal  /muttaikos(e)kootu Sambar,kootu,karakulambu,morkulambu are the iconic main items in a TamilNadu lunch menu and in this special spread of tongue tickling dishes Kootu has a very special place.I love moong dhal specially for its nutty taste and love to have it in any form but particularly the paruppu payasam made with...

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pumpkin mor kulambu (ash gourd)/simple recipe of rice

pumpkin mor kulambu (ash gourd)/simple recipe of rice Hotter climate kindles people to  take more buttermilk/neer mor!In southern parts of India its a belief that if we take more buttermilk/curds in our diet it cools our body!as you would expect don't know whether its proven scientifically.As an extra factor curds/yogurt neutralizes the acidity created by various...

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radish sambar south indian /Tamil Nadu style(for rice)

radish sambar south indian (for rice)/Tamil Nadu style There is an interesting history about "sambar"!read the below information The following Information is from the site named History telling.wordpress.com (Via The Story of Sambhar by Padmini Natarajan.)(click above line to the site) “The Marathas were ruling Tanjore. Sambhoji was a great cook (the male clan members to note) and very...

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south indian special food Kumbakonam kadappa

south indian special food  Kumbakonam kadappa You may know kadappa(recipe) as one of the most wanted vegetarian side dish having its foundation from world famous temple townKumbakonam(Tanjore district/TamilNadu).The tempering of the spices like fennel,cinnamon and cloves spreads its fine aroma all through this marvelous kurma making us to just dive into it with hot idlis or...

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how to cook simple dal /uppu paruppu

how to cook simple dal /uppu paruppu Almost all the Indian homes have this mandatory ingredient stocked in their pantry!its split yellow pigeon peas commonly called toor dal(thuvaram parrupu) in India.Every day Indian cooking is never complete without these lentils.In here our community in South India have a customized serving procedures!in any festivals or special functions...

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how to prepare tomato sambar/varutha sambar for idli and dosa

how to prepare tomato sambar/varutha sambar for idli and dosa It's a special and distinctive type of flavorful sambar done in our home on a regular basis!that goes great with both idli and dosa.This is an authentic preparation of Kannada chettiar's community and is called "Urudhu thakali sambar"The reddish color and the savory smell of the...

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