Category Archives: SOUTH INDIAN

mango kesari halwa /sooji (rava) sheera recipe

mango kesari halwa /sooji (rava)sheera recipe

mango kesari halwaThe season for mangoes are reaching their end. Mangoes by themselves is a treasure to relish as such even being a very versatile fruit. I have a special liking to this exceptional fruit than any other fruit. So many recipes are out their to do with mangoes both when they are ripe and raw.You will have never missed having rava kesari a simple easy sweet that are made in each and every home in India.The mango kesari halwa or mango kesari is a twisted variation of plain kesari. Continue reading

tomato rice step by step recipe /easy thakkali sadam for lunch

tomato rice step by step recipe /easy thakkali sadam for lunch

tomato riceTomatoes are versatile inevitable ingredient used in day-to-day Indian cooking. In each home there will be a varied variations made with thakkali sadam. This is one of my variation of tomato rice that I usually do in my home when i am in a hurry.I remember my amma too making the same type of tomato rice with same taste exactly.As my amma was a busy working women those days these kind of simple recipes came handy and helped her a lot to save time. Continue reading

mangalore neer dosa /neer dosa recipe step by step preparation

mangalore neer dosa /neer dosa recipe step by step preparation

mangalore neer dosaExotic traditional recipe of karnatakan cuisine got popularity because of its supple rounded flavour. The main advantage of this neer dosa is that it needs no fermentation. So,if we think to have neer dosa we can prepare it instantly only the soaking time is little bit time-consuming. I love to have it with tomato chutney or garlic chutney  and it should be little bit spicy. Continue reading

pineapple rasam south indian / Annasi rasam recipe

pineapple rasam south indian / Annasi rasam recipe

pineapple rasam / Annasi rasamRasams become an inevitable part in all the traditional South Indian lunch menus. This Pineapple rasam is a special south indian speciality with tangy sweet flavour with all the goodness of wholesomeness. Rasam making is an art and once you are well worse in the nuances of making rasam you can make any rasam. My mom says that if you are able to make a good rasam then you will be able to make any kind of cooking just on the go. Continue reading

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