Category Archives: SOUTH INDIAN

coconut burfi easy recipe /thengai burfi/nariyal barfi

coconut burfi easy recipe /thengai burfi/nariyal barfi

coconut burfiThis is a festive and traditional sweet done in all the joyfull occasions and it’s quite simple to make.It’s a universally common recipe in India that its made in the name of Nariyal burfi in the North and down South in Tamil Nadu as Thengai burfi. This is a coconut burfi easy recipe that any one can try without any fear. My coconut burfi that I have given here has no string consistency to be followed and its as simple as that.Just this very thought instantly remains me of my grandma 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

sweet puran poli recipe /bobbatlu/paruppu obbattu

sweet puran poli recipe /bobbatlu/paruppu obbattu

sweet puran poli recipe /bobbatlu/paruppu obbattuIt’s a very exceptional sweet to enjoy not only during festive seasons but all throughout the year whenever you have an aching wish for it. This sweet puran poli recipe making is easy but some nuances are there to get a perfect soft melt in your mouth puran poli. Its made and called with different names all over the country. Its is called as puran poli in the North,obattu,bobbatlu and paruppu poli in the South. My friend used to wonder why her obbutu is rubbery even when it tasted good. 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