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arachuvitta sambar south indian recipe /without onion tomato

arachuvitta sambar south indian recipe /without onion tomato

arachuvitta sambar south indian recipeIts quite a different kind of sambar more specifically a brahmin type sambar in flavour and feel cause we are not adding any onion or tomato. It was quite enjoyable as it tasted different from usual sambar we do for rice. You have always an option adding both onions and tomatoes into this sambar. Then it will give the usual sambar feel. This time I had only carrots with me to put in this sambar but you can add drumstick,brinjal,pumpkin or any other apt vegetable for this arachivitta sambar. Normally for any paruppu dish I do compulsorily add ghee in it and even for this arachivitta sambar south indian recipe 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

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 childhood 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