Category Archives: SOUTH INDIAN

coriander chutney tamilnadu style /fresh kothamalli chutney for idli dosa

coriander chutney tamilnadu style /fresh kothamalli chutney for idli dosa

coriander chutney tamilnadu style /fresh kothamalli chutney for idli dosaThis coriander chutney tamilnadu style is not at all a fancy recipe to learn it specially all from scratch. It’s such a simple side dish that is done at our home almost frequently in a weekly basis. It’s an excellent side dish for both idli and dosa. We are not doing any cooking thing to these farm fresh coriander leaves.I think many people also sauté the whole process and then add little tamarind also and do this chutney. Continue reading

how to make cashew burfi at home /mundri cake recipe

how to make cashew burfi at home /mundri cake recipe

how to make cashew burfi at home /mundri cake recipeWe call it as mundri cake and it’s not at all the kaju katli that we make and eat at sweet shops. In our region this one sweet is very famous and will be all present in most of the important functions and even at small get-togethers. I have a relative aunt whom I know for years making this wonderful cake. She gave me the recipe details and thank you aunty for the recipe. It’s close to my heart kind of sweet that I love it to the core and finally did it this time all by myself. This is one of the method that is easy to Continue reading

how to make butter murukku /easy butter murukku recipe

how to make butter murukku /easy butter murukku recipe

how to make butter murukku /easy butter murukku recipeRight combination of ingredients makes wonderful crunchy-crispy murukku’s. Even though there are wide variations of murukku varieties this one variety butter murukku is a hit everywhere. Its crunchy and melt in mouth kind of texture makes it stand one of its kind. Making this butter murukku is easy at the same time its little tricky. Tricky means the consistency of the dough and right temperature while frying is the real thing that I mean to mention. Continue reading

javvarisi payasam with jaggery /sago kheer/sabudana payasam

javvarisi payasam with jaggery /sago kheer/sabudana payasam

javvarisi payasam with jaggery /sago kheer/sabudana payasamSweetners put in boiling milk with some favourite nuts makes ever tempting payasams. Its well accepted one to be made any time and its such a hearty dessert that every one will always love. Javvarisi payasam is yet another festival time delights that are commonly done at all our homes. Its usually done by using sugar and here I have tried it with jaggery. Its better to soak javvarisi before in hand because some variations may take longer time to cook. The starch from sago will make the payasam Continue reading

peanut sundal recipe /verkadalai(groundnut) sundal

peanut sundal recipe /verkadalai(groundnut) sundal

peanut sundal recipe /verkadalai(groundnut) sundalIts navrathi season and how can I miss posting a sundal variety here in my space. Making sundal is always simple as a neiveidyam during kollu days. But, the other parts of navrathri must be a planned and precised one to practice. It starts right from the arrangement of the dolls followed by pooja’s, inviting people, vratams and lists goes on with minute details. Even though its quite heavy to carry out but if we do it with interest and dedication it will always become exciting and enjoyable. Even though we don’t practice navrathri at our home I have loads of friends who do this year after year. Continue reading