Category Archives: SOUTH INDIAN

how to make thaen mittai /then nilavu recipe

how to make thaen mittai /then nilavu recipe

how to make thaen mittai /then nilavu recipeIf you are a fan of this thaen mittai then you may be knowing that it’s a usual story for all that it was available at all petty shops. we all have a sweet little memories of those days when we have had craved for this coloured honey sweet comb. Even now many of us will always want the same tasting then mittai now also but it’s not that good nowadays. I mean the thaen mittai what we get at petty shops are not that quality. For this reason I have tried this sweet at home itself  and have turned out to be too good. Continue reading

egg thokku south indian style/muttai thokku for rice

egg thokku south indian style/muttai thokku for rice

egg thokku south indian style/muttai thokku for riceEggs are always rare happening in my blog the reason may be simple that I really don’t know myself till today. I have decided to share some non-vegetarian delicacies in my space at least in my future posts. Eggs are the one very best ingredient that endless variations can be made with it.This egg thokku is a south indian style curry that is very easy to make without any coconut.Nowadays I use free range Continue reading

bajji flour /homemade bajji bonda mix powder with kadalai maavu

bajji flour /homemade bajji bonda mix powder with kadalai maavu

bajji flour /homemade bajji bonda mix powderAlmost every one here is addicted to this wonderful addictive snack “bajji”. It’s very easy to prepare and can be stored in an airtight container. Trademark pairs are with a cup of coffee or tea as an evening tea time snack. This bajji is really addictive that you can never stop with a single piece. One of my relative aunt use to roast the whole kadala paruppu and rice separately. Then she will grind in a mill and then mix up all the other ingredients Continue reading

how to prepare kozhukattai maavu /kolukattai dough grinding method

how to prepare kozhukattai maavu /kolukattai dough grinding method

how to prepare kozhukattai maavu /kolukattai dough grinding methodThis month is a crazy season for making kozhukattai’s you are right! its vinayakar chaturthi on the way. Iam a die-hard fan of both savoury and sweet versions of these kozhukattai’s. It’s a healthy festive snack that is very tasty and addictive.Making a perfect mel maavu (outer covering) is very important.The consistency should be perfect so that we get a nice kozhukattai without any cracks. We usually soak rice,dry it and prepare or buy processed rice flour for making this kozhukattai. Continue reading

kambu kozhukattai /kambu kara pidi kozhukattai recipe

kambu kozhukattai /kambu kara pidi kozhukattai recipe

kambu kozhukattai /kambu kara pidi kozhukattai recipeKambu is a valuable millet with loads of nutritional goodness and for its top cooling effect its consumed during summer as kambu koozh. This time I have tried this kambu kara pidi kozhukattai and its a sure healthy snack recipe that we can indulge without any guilt. As this kambu has high fibre,iron and protein it was a top rated traditional grain of our ancestors. I have already a sweet version of this kambu kozhukattai in my space. Continue reading