Category Archives: SUMMERRECIPES

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

cold coffee with ice cream at home /cold coffee milkshake

cold coffee with ice cream at home /cold coffee milkshake

cold coffee with ice creamThese scorching summer days are becoming more and more severe . We can never ever escape from this torture. The only way to stay hydrated is always taking loads of liquid beverages that are natural. In my life time I thought that only hot coffee to be soulfully satisfying but when I tasted this cold coffee with ice cream at home I was totally surprised. My daughter will always make this cold coffee for herself and Continue reading

ginger lemon squash recipe /summer special drink concentrate

ginger lemon squash recipe /summer special drink concentrate

ginger lemon squashSquash concentrates takes a special place during hot summers and becomes handy drink in no time.Loads of artificial drinks are readily available in the market any time. Recent study reveals a scary report that artificial drinks contain more sugar than any other.We must be very much convinced by the above study and should always make our own drink every time.This ginger lemon squash recipe is great natural digestive and refreshing drink. Continue reading

preparation of mocktail /spring fever mocktail recipe

preparation of mocktail /spring fever mocktail recipe

spring fever mocktail recipeMocktails are ethnic non-alcoholic drinks awarded as welcome drinks in most of the restaurants or even in some special party celebrations.The reason it is served first as a welcome drink is to hydrate yourself and to boost the freshness in you.Its a simple drink with limitless combo of fruit juices and each juice combinations has its own value of taste.The better part of mocktails is that it can be served healthy without loading it with large quantities of sugar.For this spring fever mocktail recipe there is no need to Continue reading

elumichai oorugai recipe /lemon pickle tamilnadu style

elumichai oorugai recipe /lemon pickle tamilnadu style

elumichai oorugai recipe /lemon pickleThat Jadi(pickling pot)at my mom’s place still remains me of my patti preparing that seductive unbeatable special tasty pickles.Pickling has always been an enjoyable activity for my patti that she had never missed a single year to prepare lemon pickle.Early morning she would start her work!from cutting the lemon till she finishes the pickles she doesn’t allow any one to touch. Iam the only reliable person who has all the right to keep it(elumichai oorugai recipe) under sunlight everyday and hand it over to my paati(grandma). Continue reading