Brinjal Gothsu/ Kathirikkai Gothsu

Brinjal Gothsu (popularly know as chidambaram kathirikai gotsu) is a nice dish that goes well with idli/dosa and pongal items. I learnt this from my mom, she used it make this dish often bcecause this is my father’s favourite . This gothsu has some unique taste and flavour because of freshly grounded powder and small…

Jackfruit seed Masala/Palakotta varuval

Palakottai varuval or masala is a spicy dish goes well with rice and chapati. My mom prepared this jackfruit seed masala curry along with lemon rice or coconut rice. The combination really tasted divine. Try it once before the season gets over. Ingredients: Jackfruit seeds – 1 cup onion – 1 Turmeric powder – 1/4…

Mapillai Samba Puttu Recipe/ Bridegroom Rice Puttu

The traditional rice variety is the rice that is now back in the limelight. “Mappillai Samba” is one among those traditional varieties in circulation.It is well suited for organic farming because it is hard in nature and does not need the the utilization of pesticides and fertilizers.The raw samba rice is more hard than many…

Kanchipuram Idli Recipe

Kanchipuram idli is one of the south indian breakfast. It is the traditional prasadam offered in the Varadharaja Perumal Temple at Kancheepuram. I tasted few times in restaurant and i liked it much, So i tried that in my home. Everyone likes it. I want to share this recipe with you all. Preparation Time :…

Basic Hummus Recipe

Ingredients: Chickpeas or white chana – 1 cup Sesame seeds or Till – 2 tsp Lemon – 1/2 Garlic – 4 pods Oil – 4 tsp Salt – to taste Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp Pre-Preparation: Soak chana for 6-8 hrs and cooked for 2 whistles Dry roast the sesame seeds in low flame Method:…

Boondi Raita

Raita recipes are very basic and common recipe in India. It can be made with different ingredients with curd as its main ingredient. Boondi raita is one such dip made with deep fried and soaked boondi pearls. We can serve this any rice or roti/naan kind of dishes. Ingredients: Boondi – 1/2 cup Water –…

Onion Tomato Chutney

This is our favourite chutney. I used to make it every week for idli/dosa/ paniyaram. Try this chutney and you can store it in refridgerator for 2 days. Preparation time : 10 minutes Cooking time : 15 minutes Ingredients: Onion – 2 Tomato – 2 Red chilli – 6 (based on the spiciness) Tamarind –…

Veg Omelette!

Yes you heard it right! Are you the one who loves eggs but on a diet!This is for you then! Besan flour is the secret ingredient!It is a effective choice as it is rich in vitamin B6 ,potassium ,iron and magnesium. It has very low glycemic index and no cholestrol content and the best choice…

How to cook foxtail millet?

It is the second most famous millet in india . It is known as kangni/kakum/rala (hindi),thinai(tamil),korra(telugu) and navane(kannada). Foxtail millet is gluten free. Rich in calcium,iron,potassium and zinc. It is highly rich in fibre content and keeps up in satiety hence replaced by rice during dieting. Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time :15 mins Serves…

One Pot Rasam Rice

This is one of the simplest recipe anyone can cook. The taste is so good and the process is very simple. Try this comfort food and let me know your comments. Ingredients: Rice – 1 cup Toor dal – 4 tsp Pepper – 1/2 tsp Cumin – 1/2 tsp Tamarind – small lemon size Tomato…