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banana flower vadai recipe /vazhaipoo vadai /valaipoo paruppu vadai

banana flower vadai recipe /vazhaipoo vadai /valaipoo paruppu vadai

vazhaipoo vadai /valaipoo paruppu vadaiIam fond of this banana flower vadai recipe that I totally lose my numbers when relishing it.I totally agree with you!cleaning these valaipoo is very tough. But, once you do it its all worth the hard work.I will give you some tips that I know!while cleaning these banana blossoms first remove the flowers in bunches then take out the stigma part(stick like portion) and transparent film-like pinkish covering. When you are done with all ,then chop it with Continue reading

kadala kootu curry recipe /kadalai paruppu kootu for rice

kadala kootu curry recipe /kadalai paruppu kootu for rice

kadala kootu curry recipe /kadalai paruppu kootu for riceKadalai paruppu kootu is a traditional festive main menu at our place.Here in our family it is customary at all important functions like marriages to serve this kootu curry .They have this kadala kootu curry recipe as a regular occupant in the menu lists.For rice first uppu paruppu will be served with ghee the next will be this kootu curry.Mostly in marriages they use kadala paruppu but when making at home we even substitute with black beans. Continue reading

how to do paruppu urundai kuzhambu /kulambu recipe

how to do paruppu urundai kuzhambu /kulambu recipe

paruppu urundai kuzhambuLike rice,gravies are also a part of South Indian staple without which our menu becomes meaningless and less interesting.Even in the Northern part the importance of gravies and kadhi’s are equally appreciated.Like any sambar or a rasam this paruppu urundai kuzhabu too is a famed dish and its an excellent main course gravy item.In my home my mom-in-law or my mom did not know the recipe for this paruppu urundai kuzhambu. Continue reading

curry leaves kuzhambu recipe /karuveppilai kuzhambu

curry leaves kuzhambu recipe /karuveppilai kuzhambu

curry leaves kuzhambu recipe /karuveppilai kuzhambuAs we all know curry leaves are crucial for South Indian cooking.Every variations in the menu badly needs this precious ingredient.Its calibre is excellent that it gives a wonderful aroma and satisfaction to the whole dish.One such preparation using this karuvepillai is curry leaves kuzhambu recipe.It is traditional and tasty.My Father would always say don’t discard curry leaves eat them along with your kulambu/curry.Most of us including me are habitual in discarding the curry leaves while eating. Continue reading

kothamalli sadham /sadam/coriander rice

kothamalli sadham /sadam/coriander rice

kothamalli sadham /sadam/coriander riceMy cooking becomes incomplete if am in shortage of these leaves that much valuable is this coriander and whole Indian cooking relies on it very much.Its notable that in most of the Indian cooking for gravies,sambars and rasams it’s particularly added at the end and switched off.Personally I adore this leaf for its wonderful aroma and flavour it leaves making even simple recipes into exotic one.This version of kothamalli sadham /sadam/coriander rice is Continue reading