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murungakkai rasam /drumstick rasam recipe

murungakkai rasam /drumstick rasam recipe

murungakkai rasam /drumstick rasam recipeThose days they planted trees and plants at their backyards for a reason that they are not only useful but for easy accessibility as well !not like today. we don’t even know what’s going in for a plant to grow well were we simply buy them and use-them blindly.Yes!of-course there is no other option other than growing our own vegetables!but its impossible for many.Even Iam born and brought up in such a healthy environment friendly situation unlike our kids.My granny use to grow everything needed for day-today cooking. At-least we can share our backyard stories to children to bring awareness about natural home gardening.Here in this post it’s all about the making of murungakkai rasam… Continue reading

simple tomato rasam without dal /easy tomato rasam(instant)

simple tomato rasam without dal /easy tomato rasam(instant)

simple tomato rasam without dal /easy tomato rasam(instant)Inspiration is one thing that takes you to another level and keeps you engaged and inclined to whatever field you are interested.It was an invite for a simple house-warming function the lunch served was elegant and comforting!was appreciable to the core that I had lots to ask about the preparations they have done.The whole family there were our well wishers (it was a mini function)and they were all close to our family for years till now so I was relaxed naturally to talk whatever! the rasam served there was without dal and it tasted so nice and I felt the making of this simple tomato rasam without dal was different from usual with good taste. Continue reading

tomato dal andhra style /tomato pappu

tomato dal andhra style /tomato pappu

tomato dal andhra style /tomato pappuIn India and down South here dal in any form any time any day is so vital that every first serving for hot rice will be with some kind of heart warming dal with good dollop of ghee in it.I always admire Andhra cuisine for its sharp flavours and you may be knowing me as a sweet mad person till now but not to mention am a spice loving person too.Paruppu thanni/dal pani is the first introductory food that is given to a baby before introducing solid foods because these dals contains loads of protein and dietary fibres and is easy for a baby to digest. Continue reading

how to cook simple dal /uppu paruppu

how to cook simple dal /uppu paruppu

simple dal/uppu paruppuAlmost all the Indian homes have this mandatory ingredient stocked in their pantry!its split yellow pigeon peas commonly called toor dal(thuvaram parrupu) in India.Every day Indian cooking is never complete without these lentils.In here our community in South India have a customized serving procedures!in any festivals or special functions primary serving(s) of this simple toor dal is a must then other kootu and kulambu varieties are served behind. Continue reading

how to cook mango rice (rawmango)mangaisadam

how to cook mango rice (rawmango)mangaisadam

mango rice (rawmango)manga sadamThis is not at all a perfect season for mangoes,its November still I got some raw mangoes from one of our(hubby’s) dearest well-wisher/friend from his “thottam”(garden). So today I prepared raw mango rice and served it to my hubby ,he tasted his first scoop!!told me “that the lemon rice is good and tangy”!I giggled at him and said it is mango rice (raw mango)manga sadam. Continue reading