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tomato rice step by step recipe /easy thakkali sadam for lunch

tomato rice step by step recipe /easy thakkali sadam for lunch

tomato riceTomatoes are versatile inevitable ingredient used in day-to-day Indian cooking. In each home there will be a varied variations made with thakkali sadam. This is one of my variation of tomato rice that I usually do in my home when i am in a hurry.I remember my amma too making the same type of tomato rice with same taste exactly.As my amma was a busy working women those days these kind of simple recipes came handy and helped her a lot to save time. Continue reading

kalkandu rice recipe /kalkandu pongal /sugar candy sadam

kalkandu rice recipe /kalkandu pongal /sugar candy sadam

kalkandu rice recipe /kalkandu pongalThis kalkandu rice recipe is a quick alternative to regular sakkarai pongal.  Kalkandu pongal is a predominant temple prasadam. The prasadam when made at temple is always special and has a unique divine taste.I believe that we can’t get the exact taste as temple ones when done at our home.Even the big solid sugar candy’s are available,you can use that also instead of normal sugar candy. Continue reading

karnataka style bisi bele bath recipe /bisi bele bhath/bisi bele huli anna

karnataka style bisi bele bath recipe /bisi bele bhath/bisi bele huli anna

karnataka style bisi bele bath recipeMost of us know about the popularity of this karnataka style bisi bele bath recipe without any special explanation.I can never forget the pleasant remembrances of my Bangalore stay at my uncle’s(father’s younger brother)home.I was 12 when I was there for a long holiday that I thoroughly enjoyed the climate and playing with my cousin sisters.My aunt always cooks wonderful dishes that I love be by her side at her kitchen when cooking.The taste that still lingers in my mouth till now is this karnataka style bisi bele bath recipe. Continue reading

tamarind poha recipe / puli aval

tamarind poha recipe  /puli aval

tamarind poha recipe /puli avalAn ingredient that can be easily handled and relatively easy to cook obviously becomes a favorite for many and one such item that falls in the list is “aval/poha”.Softened poha/flatted rice serves as a super light food on your tummy.Both variations like thick and thin varieties are available in the market.Alternatively,even red aval/ragi poha is available even this can be used to make this puli aval recipe.For making upma only thick variety will be apt. Continue reading

kuska biriyani /rice without vegetables

kuska biriyani /rice without vegetables

kuska biriyani /kuska rice without vegetablesBiriyani’s and variety rice’s even some pulav’s comes to the rescue to break the routine South Indian lunch varieties.For a lazy day these rice variations come so much handy a simple side dish of onion raita will do all the wonder.Especially for kuska biriyani we need no vegetables and of-course its sold as plain biriyani in most of the restaurants.Mostly for kuska they add coconut milk only but some Continue reading