SOUTH INDIAN

sweet cheedai recipe (vella seedai)

sweet cheedai recipe (vella seedai) Making my little one to dress up like Krishna and dipping those cute little legs into rice flour water mixture,making printable paadams (footprints are put from the entrance till the pooja room) on the floor are the most valuable memories of my life and I will have an evergreen call in...

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rava kesari sweet /marudhuskitchen

rava kesari sweet /marudhuskitchen Amidst many complicated sweet varieties rava kesari is a very simple humble sweet not only to make but its a sweet that is equally worth in taste !this is the sweet that I crave to have it hot at any possible time.Nowadays popular restaurants like Ananda bhavan(famous here in SouthIndia they have...

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how to prepare ragi koozh (fingermillet/kezhvaragu/nachani)

how to prepare ragi koozh (fingermillet/kezhvaragu/nachani) Divine aadi month starts from mid days of July and lasts till mid-August.Majority of days during this aadi month are special and moreover its a dedicated holy month for worshiping god and goddesses.All through this month limitless amount of aadi koozh (kind of summer-drink) are made and served to people,most...

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simple indian food recipes for lunch /tamil lunch menu

simple indian (south) food recipes for lunch /tamil lunch menu A Typical Tamil Lunch is a well-organized lists of menu to go with the main South Indian staple "rice" and serving food in banana leaf is a special custom in most of the southern states like Karnataka,kerala and Andhra.As a South-Indian am more used to this...

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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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Crispy deep fried taro /Seppankizhangu dry fry

Crispy  deep fried taro /Seppankizhangu dry fry Taro/Arbi/Seppankizhangu/Colocasia becomes a highly priced complex carbohydrate vegetable than that of its equivalent root vegetable potato because for its low glycemic index property(eating low glycemic food maintains our blood sugar in level)after boiling and peeling the vegetable it becomes a kind of slightly slippery!it is cut into even sized discs...

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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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How to make soft idlis with idli rice/idli recipe/southIndian idli recipe

How to make soft idlis with idli rice/idli recipe/southIndian idli recipe                     Lets make soft idlis using idli rice which is perfect for sambar, chutney's ,kurmas, and variety of podi's. Idli is the traditional breakfast of  south Indian people. In my parent’s home this is the favorite breakfast. After coming to my husband’s house ,I have learnt ...

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