Crispy deep fried taro /Seppankizhangu dry fry

Crispy  deep fried taro /Seppankizhangu dry fry Taro/Arbi/Seppankizhangu/Colocasia becomes a highly priced complex carbohydrate vegetable than that of its equivalent root vegetable potato because for its low glycemic index property(eating low glycemic food maintains our blood sugar in level)after boiling and peeling the vegetable it becomes a kind of slightly slippery!it is cut into even sized discs...

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pumpkin mor kulambu (ash gourd)/simple recipe of rice

pumpkin mor kulambu (ash gourd)/simple recipe of rice Hotter climate kindles people to  take more buttermilk/neer mor!In southern parts of India its a belief that if we take more buttermilk/curds in our diet it cools our body!as you would expect don't know whether its proven scientifically.As an extra factor curds/yogurt neutralizes the acidity created by various...

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radish sambar south indian /Tamil Nadu style(for rice)

radish sambar south indian (for rice)/Tamil Nadu style There is an interesting history about "sambar"!read the below information The following Information is from the site named History telling.wordpress.com (Via The Story of Sambhar by Padmini Natarajan.)(click above line to the site) “The Marathas were ruling Tanjore. Sambhoji was a great cook (the male clan members to note) and very...

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how to make horse gram rasam /kollu rasam

how to make horse gram rasam /kollu rasam Down my memory lane my friends would make fun of me saying"I thought that kollu/horse gram is only for feeding horses but you make a meal out of it"but this was the case long back and now they too make quite some dishes out of it realizing its...

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rasam without dhal / goddu rasam

rasam without dhal / goddu rasam You may all know that a SouthIndian lunch menu is never complete without a rasam and many varieties of rasams are made each having different taste,aroma and flavour.Most of the rasam recipe's uses cooked dhal as main ingredient!some rasam varieties are made even without the cooked dhal they are easy...

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how to make crispy dosa recipe /dosa south indian

how to make crispy dosa recipe /dosa south indian A proper south Indian living means it is ever indispensable to have idli dosa batter at home for always!more than that the fermentation process is given more importance in our Indian diet.Lentils,rice,cereals are common inevitable raw materials for any South Indian home.Indian foods always had been giving...

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spiced buttermilk recipe /neer moru

spiced buttermilk recipe /neer moru It is a very popular poor man's drink!right from 8th century.In Tamil literature(south Indian) we hear about this from Nayanmars(nayanmars were saint poets devoted to Hindu god shiva)life history.One of the Nayanmar kept thanneer pandal to honor Thirunavukarasar(senior poet) when he visited his(juniors)place.In that thanneer pandal(water booth or tent to help...

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how to cook simple dal /uppu paruppu

how to cook simple dal /uppu paruppu Almost all the Indian homes have this mandatory ingredient stocked in their pantry!its split yellow pigeon peas commonly called toor dal(thuvaram parrupu) in India.Every day Indian cooking is never complete without these lentils.In here our community in South India have a customized serving procedures!in any festivals or special functions...

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making rasam with rasam powder (homemade)

making rasam with rasam powder (homemade) Love this rasam for its simplicity! predominantly tasty because of the homemade rasam powder(you can refer my homemade rasam powder recipe given here). In most of the South Indian houses after a wholesome festive meal they used to have rasam in a glass!this is mainly for digestion,even after having it(rasam)...

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