Category Archives: SIDEDISHRECIPES

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

killu vathal recipe /Leftover rice vadam/pazhaya sadam vadagam

killu vathal recipe /Leftover rice vadam/pazhaya sadam vadagam

killu vathal recipe /Leftover rice vadamIt’s a apt season to do all the vadams and this summer the heat is so overpowering and intolerable. A single day itself will be more than enough for these vathals to dry! it’s that much of heat this time. It’s not a koozh vadagam as it is not ground to a smooth paste,it’s a simple killu vathal recipe with left over rice.This simple vadam is often done by my mil. If there is left over rice then she will start doing this all the time. Continue reading

sweet lemon pickle indian recipe /sweet and sour pickle without oil

sweet lemon pickle indian recipe /sweet and sour pickle without oil

sweet lemon pickle indian recipePickles in India has diverse variations each region have their own making methods.Each variation is made special to that region and are famous and finger licking good. Most of the pickles needs oil in it but exceptionally this sweet lemon pickle indian recipe doesn’t need one. My grandma used to say that pickles should be done with only clean hands and handled with same care and caution. Otherwise it will be spoilt soon. Always use sterilized jar to store pickles.This Continue reading

pattani masala curry /green peas gravy for chappathi and rice

pattani masala curry /green peas gravy for chapathi and rice

pattani masala curry /green peas gravy for chappathi and riceGreen peas tastes best when it is in season with all its sweetish starchiness.In season when its available cheap it can be bought and frozen for future use for the whole year. It’s a very flexible vegetable that goes hand in hand with any veggie combination. It gives a final satisfying look and taste to any dish you make! it’s totally a relish. Green peas is a low-calorie veggie with loaded vitamin k and even folic acid.You can try my green peas soup here in my blog which is a different try but tasted good.Green peas makes excellent sabzi’s and this particular curry needs no coconut. pattani masala curry 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