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vendakkai gravy /lady’s finger puli kulambu (kuzhambu) with coconut

vendakkai gravy /lady’s finger puli kulambu (kuzhambu) with coconut

vendakkai gravy /lady’s finger puli kulambu (kuzhambu) with coconutThis vendakkai gravy is a genuine dish done regularly at my home.This is a standard puli kuzhambu made in most of the homes.The procedure and one or two ingredients may change which makes all the difference.Many don’t like to add jaggery in their cooking but for us in our home we do like it.So,its not compulsory to add jaggery its purely optional.Its not only a simple dish but an intricate combination of flavours Continue reading

vangi bath rice recipe /brinjal rice(bhath)

vangi bath rice recipe /brinjal rice(bhath)

vangi bath rice recipeBasically any brinjal lover will never give a miss towards this vangi bath rice recipe.From chilhood me and my brother don’t have any disliking for any vegetable that’s the great advantage for my mum to cook anything without any restrictions.Iam a big brinjal lover too!have always had a special pleasure having it in any form (variations). Continue reading

thippili rasam recipe (long pepper/arisithippili)

thippili rasam recipe (long pepper/arisithippili)

thippili rasam recipeDo you have ever heard about “thirikadugam” its a combination of sukku (dryginger), milagu (pepper) and thippili(long pepper)!its a handy medicine that will always lie readily powdered at my patti’s kitchen pantry shelf.As its a great treatment for sore throat and cold with grandchildren’s always around her all the time. she always insists my mum to give it to keep cold at bay.This thirikadugam can be mixed with hot milk or even can be taken after boiling it with water.Thippili by itself is a great cold reliever! Continue reading

vegetable avial recipe south indian /Aviyal

vegetable avial recipe south indian /Aviyal

vegetable avial recipe south indianAvial /aviyal is a true comfort food that has occupied an inevitable place in South Indian lunch menu more than that it proves to be “special” because it has its own history how it was discovered by bhima(according to Wikipedia). It’s not a must that you should have some particular group of veggies in hand to do this (vegetable avial recipe south indian )! as always we will be having like some common vegetables like drumsticks,carrots,beans and potato Continue reading

how to cook murungai keerai /drumstick potato poriyal(stirfry)

how to cook murungai keerai /drumstick potato poriyal(stirfry)

murungai keerai /drumstick potato poriyal(stirfry)Our great golden agers are quite astonished now for the actuality that we buy drumstick leaves for money because as you may all know each house here during those days had murungakkai/drumstick leaves tree and it was a most valued must have tree.I bought some drumstick leaves from farmer’s market rolled it in newspaper and stored it in fridge for next day but somehow my menu changed and after two days took out and saw that all the leaves have fallen!now it was an easy job for me. Continue reading