Category Archives: BASICRECIPES

homemade idli podi with whole black uraddal/karuppu ulundhu

homemade idli podi  with whole black uraddal(karuppu ulundhu)

homemade idli podi with whole black urad dalA small hint of any spicy idli podi will always be a pleasing combination for idli or dosa than any other. This time I have tried the homemade idli podi  with whole black urad dal or karuppu ulundhu and it really turned out super good. Using this urad dal with its skin has more protein and dietary fibre than using as skinless. Its protein rich and iron rich and these type of lentil consumption becomes mandatory food for all vegetarians. Continue reading

javvarisi vadagam recipe /sago vathal/sabudana vadam

javvarisi vadagam recipe /sago vathal/sabudana vadam

javvarisi vadagam recipe /sago vathal/sabudana vadamWhen we think about summer foods we generally think of all the cool food stuffs and of-course its inevitable and demanding. But,think about another important preparation that we make during summer Yes! you are right its vathal. This time summer is continuing to be too hot that these vadams dries out in no time,even one day itself is enough it seems. I have dried this javvarisi vadagam recipe for 3 days to nicely become crisp and stores well for months. Continue reading

rice flour homemade recipe/Arisi maavu/rice flour powder

rice flour homemade recipe/Arisi maavu/rice flour powder

rice flour homemade recipe/Arisi maavu/rice flour powderRice by itself is a perfect gluten-free ingredient which plays a key role in all South Indian cuisines.This ingredient is dominantly diverse and a great boon for gluten sensitive persons.Ready made rice flour are readily available at all the grocery stores nowadays.But,making our own is always very special and more economical.For making this rice flour “mavu rice” will be more apt than any other. This mavu rice gives more volume than any other variety of rice. Continue reading

how to prepare strawberry jam /fresh homemade strawberry jam

how to prepare strawberry jam /fresh homemade strawberry jam

fresh homemade strawberry jamStrawberry’s are the real wonder fruit right from the appearance to the delectable taste.Its fleshy and colour of this fruit is just unimaginable.When its fresh and ripe you will really feel the aroma of this exotic fruit. I have already made a halwa with this fruit which was totally stupendous. Even I have strawberry cupcake and frozen strawberry’s  in my space.There are many other countless recipes pending to be made with this wonderful gorgeous strawberry’s. Continue reading

perfect vanilla buttercream /easy vanilla buttercream frosting recipe(icing)

perfect vanilla buttercream /easy vanilla buttercream frosting recipe(icing)

perfect vanilla buttercream /easy vanilla buttercream frosting recipeThe most delicious part of a creamed cake is always this ever gorgeous butter cream icing. Any cake combined with this butter cream is always divine.I have seen in many recipes even professionals make by first beating of the butter alone. But, this method of beating butter first and then adding powdered sugar is the exact way to do. But, my way of doing is that I always add all ingredients in a bowl except milk. Continue reading