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cauliflower fry curry recipe /gobi poriyal/stir fry

cauliflower fry curry recipe /gobi poriyal/stir fry

cauliflower poriyal recipeCauliflower is an excellent vegetable and it tastes great when cooked perfectly.When cauliflower is over cooked it looses all its nutrients and even the taste.When we make any stir fry each house have their own style.Some add tomatoes and onions,some cook without adding any it depends on individual preferences.This cauliflower fry curry recipe is one such variation from the usual stir fry with some ground masala going into it. Continue reading

south indian kuzhambu recipes for rice /kulambu/gravies for rice

south indian kuzhambu recipes for rice /kulambu/gravies for rice

 

south indian kuzhambu recipes for rice /kulambu/gravies for riceIf you are a South-Indian then these gravies becomes a key for lunch.Each day is different with different kuzhambu’s  making food more interesting and delicious.Repeating one or two kuzhambu day by day or making the very same sambar or gravy will definitely be boring .Here in South India each region has their own specialty gravies and kuzhambu’s which are incredible and a land mark dish to that particular region. There are limitless variations of kuzhambu’s that can be done and this is my humble try to list out some lips-making kulambu’s . Check out these 10 south indian kuzhambu recipes for rice,hope its useful for my readers..

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ghee appam /nei appam recipe for karthigai deepam

ghee appam /nei appam recipe for karthigai deepam

nei appam recipe“Lighting Deepams” are the soul of this Karthigai deepam festival where the whole house brightens up with agal vizhakku (lamps made with mud)but recently when I read about the pot making business is dying year after year I was little worried about how will potters survive?It seems the demand is because the raw materials need and cost has gone up that potters find it difficult to cope up the situation.But the demand for this deepam is higher because people like me will never give up and its our “tradition and liking” where there will be no expiry. Continue reading

fast and easy food recipes to make for navratri

fast and easy food recipes to make for navratri

Divinity takes its peak significance with all its power during these angelic nine days called by the name Navratri! a most widely accepted practice in India.Goddesses Durga,Lakshmi and Sarasvathi are worshiped in a particular order and mainly without keeping kolu(golu) this festival becomes incomplete in the southern parts of India.For kolu(steps in odd numbers to arrange dolls) apart from idols and dolls arrangement the real excitement comes when we see various scene setting (from ones own imagination)it brings before us the actual story of that particular set up which proves the great imaginative creative minds among the women folks. Continue reading

how to make easy snack /Nei kadalai(chatpata chana dal)

how to make easy snack /Nei kadalai(chatpata chana dal)

Nei kadalai(chatpata chana dal)Though simple it is a very dominant snack!it has a combination of tangy,spicy and crispy avatars imbibed within itself giving a real satiety of having a snack food!its named chatpata chana dal in Northern India and down South it’s called Nei kadalai.Adding fried curry leaves becomes so important and even sometimes crushed-fried garlic is added which gives a wonderful flavour to this snack! Continue reading