Category Archives: SIDEDISHRECIPES

urulaikilangu varuval /easy potato podimas/fry recipe

urulaikilangu varuval /easy potato podimas/fry recipe

urulaikilangu varuval /easy potato podimas/fry recipePotatoes are the most dominant and versatile vegetable all over the world. Tons of dishes come out from this starchy goodness. This urulaikilangu varuval is very simple and easy to make at the same time it’s very addictive. I love this particular preparation since my childhood days. This urulaikilangu varuval is one of my aunts recipe which I have seen her make often. Continue reading

mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian style/kuzhambu/kulambu

mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian style/kuzhambu/kulambu

mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian style/kuzhambu/kulambuIt’s a very straight forward gravy to make without a compromise in taste.Its a usual long-established recipe at our home that my mother in law does it very frequently.This is a mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian  style is very simple but tastes very exotic. I love to enjoy this gravy to be piping hot when served.The plus point for this mushroom gravy recipe is that you need no coconut grinding or a long list of masala’s to put in. Continue reading

brussel sprouts poriyal /South Indian style kelakose stirfry

brussel sprouts poriyal /South Indian style kelakose stirfry

brussel sprouts poriyalBrussels sprouts looks exactly like cabbage but in miniature form,it was not so much in use here in India till few years back.I read that the name “brussels”come from the place where it was cultivated according to “wikipedia” .It was mostly available in the hill stations here.But,now these brussel sprouts are available at all major cities here.Still,most of them don’t know the actuality of this wonderful little leafy vegetable. Continue reading

banana flower vadai recipe /vazhaipoo vadai /valaipoo paruppu vadai

banana flower vadai recipe /vazhaipoo vadai /valaipoo paruppu vadai

vazhaipoo vadai /valaipoo paruppu vadaiIam fond of this banana flower vadai recipe that I totally lose my numbers when relishing it.I totally agree with you!cleaning these valaipoo is very tough. But, once you do it its all worth the hard work.I will give you some tips that I know!while cleaning these banana blossoms first remove the flowers in bunches then take out the stigma part(stick like portion) and transparent film-like pinkish covering. When you are done with all ,then chop it with Continue reading

chidambaram gotsu recipe /kathirikai (brinjal) gothsu for idli and dosa

chidambaram gotsu recipe  /kathirikai (brinjal) gothsu for idli and dosa

chidambaram gotsu recipe /kathirikai (brinjal) gothsuSamba sadam and chidambaram gotsu are inseparable speciality pair of Chidambaram. This classic gothsu pairs very well with idli or dosa.Its never a complicated dish to make and using small onions gives a special taste to this dish. Recently,I saw the making of Gotsu and samba sadam in a popular tv show and tried chidambaram gotsu recipe alone.You can even roast brinjals in open fire remove the skin and grind. Continue reading