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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

manathakkali kulambu recipe (vatha kuzhambu)

 

manathakkali kulambu recipe (vatha kuzhambu)

manathakkali kulambu recipe (vatha kuzhambu)Shopping different unique items was and is an interest till today.But I will be very particular that if at all it is useful I will not buy.I love collecting earthenware mainly to cook food in it and is such an enjoyable job.Its a known fact that cooking food in earthenware is healthy and Eco-friendly too.Any place I go I will keep an eye on to get a different model mud-ware that is special to that place.Getting these type of stuffs brings me lots of happiness and a sense of achievement (pleasure)in me. 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

instant raw mango pickle recipe

instant raw mango pickle recipe

instant raw mango pickle recipeIt can be named as “marriage” pickle because most of the South Indian marriages serve this Instant raw mango pickle unfailingly.It can’t be kept for long time if kept in fridge you can manage keeping for 2-3 days maximum.Select raw mangoes without any blemishes!they should be firm with sour(tart)aroma.I don’t like to eat with skin removed!with skin only we will get all the crunch and kick.If skin removed it will become soft and gooey!only¬† skin on holds the shape. Continue reading