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south indian cauliflower kurma /gobi gravy for chappathi

south indian cauliflower kurma  /gobi gravy for chappathi

south indian cauliflower kurmaIt may be any variation in kurma! it becomes my favorite comfort sidedish particularly for chappathi. This south indian cauliflower kurma is a special hotel style variation which tastes delicious.This is a coconut based gravy adding more richness with the addition of cashews and coconut milk. You can skip adding coconut milk even then it will taste very delicious. Always washing process for cauliflower is very crucial. Don’t skip to give a rapid boil assuring that they are free from any worms. Continue reading

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambarEach day thinking of what to make is a big piece of work that strikes every cooks mind.If it is the same type of menu then it becomes always boring. For a morning tiffin or evening dinner if you need a different yet simple side dish for idli or dosa then this instant sambar recipe will be more apt.It needs no coconut or any other fussy ingredients. I learnt this recipe from my mil and used to wonder how she carries even a simple recipe to an exceptional level. 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

how to prepare aval upma /poha/beaten/flatted rice upma

how to prepare aval upma /poha/beaten/flatted rice upma

aval upma /poha/beaten/flatted rice upmaHaving same type of breakfast or dinner will always be monotonous.I personally really hate such reputations frequently.This aval upma is yet another easy dinner diet I would say rather than a breakfast.Somehow I really don’t know how to explain but It suits well as a comforting night dinner for my family. Even it can be a very light diet to take it as an evening snack.My mil used to add more onions for this which is crucial for this recipe(how to prepare aval upma). Continue reading

recipe for garlic rasam /poondu rasam south indian style without dal

recipe for garlic rasam /poondu rasam south indian style without dal

recipe for garlic rasam /poondu rasam south indian style without dalThis one recipe for garlic rasam may become your favourite because of its aromatic satisfying awesomeness. Already I have a much similar pepper rasam recipe here in my blog resembling this recipe for garlic rasam. But,for this pondu rasam the method and ingredients differs and as the name suggests with lots of garlicy goodness.When selecting garlic I usually use only organic variety which is very tasty and flavourful. Continue reading