SOUTH INDIAN

how to make south indian dish tomato/thakkali thokku

how to make south indian dish tomato/thakkali thokku Sometimes I purposely buy extra bunch of tomatoes for the reason that the very sight of bright reddish tomatoes kindles me to think of spicy tomato thokku!I always do have a massive obsession towards it competing with my addiction towards sweets .Whenever I make this famed tomato thokku...

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recipe from sweet corn /sweet corn sundal(stirfry)

recipe from sweet corn /sweet corn sundal(stir fry) Hardly few days more for navarathri and most of the homes who have a custom(practice) to keep kolu(steps arranged in odd numbers to display various toys mainly god and goddesses)have to plan well in advance and naturally they are trained to do it perfectly with so much of...

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

how to make easy snack /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...

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how to prepare vazhaithandu soup /rasam for rice

how to prepare vazhaithandu soup /rasam for rice During summer times its quite beneficial to use lots of vazhaithandu/plantain stem in our diet as it has great diuretic properties.For a rasam/soup in SouthIndia generally use of tamarind juice(puli thani) is a must but some small number of varieties are made without tamarind too,with a definite tasty...

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how to make garlic sev /karasev recipe

how to make garlic sev /karasev recipe At one time when I was googling I happen to come across an interesting article about Sattur sevu by "Hindu magazine" on their website Hindu.com and as usual I was obsessed to try out.The real specialty of this kara sev according to the information from the authorized famous Shanmuga...

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recipe of pumpkin curry /Puli Kuzhambu(Poosanikai/Parangikai)

recipe of pumpkin curry /PuliKuzhambu(Poosanikai/Parangikai) Puli kulambu in general is a compelled South Indian lunch item served with rice!in particular gracious amounts of gingelly oil(nallennai in tamil) usage is a must without which the real distinctiveness of this gravy will be lost.There are many  options of vegetables like ladyfingers,drumstick that can be added to puli kulambu....

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sweet cheedai recipe (vella seedai)

sweet cheedai recipe (vella seedai) Making my little one to dress up like Krishna and dipping those cute little legs into rice flour water mixture,making printable paadams (footprints are put from the entrance till the pooja room) on the floor are the most valuable memories of my life and I will have an evergreen call in...

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rava kesari sweet /marudhuskitchen

rava kesari sweet /marudhuskitchen Amidst many complicated sweet varieties rava kesari is a very simple humble sweet not only to make but its a sweet that is equally worth in taste !this is the sweet that I crave to have it hot at any possible time.Nowadays popular restaurants like Ananda bhavan(famous here in SouthIndia they have...

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how to prepare ragi koozh (fingermillet/kezhvaragu/nachani)

how to prepare ragi koozh (fingermillet/kezhvaragu/nachani) Divine aadi month starts from mid days of July and lasts till mid-August.Majority of days during this aadi month are special and moreover its a dedicated holy month for worshiping god and goddesses.All through this month limitless amount of aadi koozh (kind of summer-drink) are made and served to people,most...

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