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Chettinad Kaikari Pirattal

Chettinad cuisine, enjoys a special place among food lovers, let it be a normal veggie dish or sizzling non-veg , they always include a radically distinctive blend of spices covering up the key ingredient, which wakes up your taste buds. Here is one such recipe… mixed vegetables tossed with freshly ground spice blend

Tamil to English ~~~ Kaikari – Vegetables,  Pirattal – Tossed/Stir-fry

KaiKari Perattal / Mixed Vegetable Pirattal / Chettinad Vegetable Curry / Pirrattal / Kaikari Piratal

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Chepa Pulusu (Andhra Mess Style)

Chepa Pulusu is a tangy fish gravy famous in Andhra Pradesh. (Chepa – Fish, Pulusu – Tangy Tamarind gravy) This preparation is similar to our Tamilian Meen Kuzhambu but very spicy made with plain red chilli powder which gives that nice red colour to curry.

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Bhatura

Bhature / Bhatura, is a popular punjabi style deep fried bread. Often this bread is served with the combination of chole / channa masala and hence its also known as Chole Bhatura. 

Bhature / Chole Bhature / Chole Bhatura / Channa Bhatura / Batura

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SAMBAR RECIPE ~ சாம்பார் ~ How To Make Mixed Vegetable Sambar

Sambar with rice is one of the main courses of both formal and everyday tamilian cuisine. It is also prepared in other parts of southern India with mild variations. Often served by pouring it over steamed rice, best accompanied with curries and appalam.

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Strawberry Juice Recipe

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A couple of weeks ago, I got a little carried away at Sams club and came home with a big box of  fresh strawberries that started to turn on me the minute I set them onto the counter. With a blender, some sugar and ice cubes I was all set for this refreshing drink . . . → Read More: Strawberry Juice Recipe

Mango Milkshake Recipe

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There’s no need to head to your favorite diner or fast food joint for a smooth, sweet milkshake. This summer, whip up your own frothy, frozen, creamy treats. Spring is here and i see fresh varieties of fruits flocking the market, my local farmers market is over flowing with colorful fruits and I was . . . → Read More: Mango Milkshake Recipe

Lunch / Dinner Menu 4 – South Indian Vegetarian Lunch Menu

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Today’s lunch menu is in vegetarian style.  It has been rainy for the past couple of days and I was no mood for grocery or vegetable shopping.  All I had was few basic veggies like onion, tomato and potato…….and I had to come up with something decent for lunch. Luckily found some fresh fenugreek . . . → Read More: Lunch / Dinner Menu 4 – South Indian Vegetarian Lunch Menu

IDLI MANCHURIAN RECIPE

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Do you have a  leftover idlis in your refrigerator? then this recipe is for you… whip up this tasty dish and enjoy it guilt free! Idli manchurian, an Indo-chinese starter made with deep fried idlis, tossed in quick blend of chinese sauces.  There are 3 ways to make this dish… deep frying is the . . . → Read More: IDLI MANCHURIAN RECIPE

Jeera Pulao Recipe – Rice Cooker Method

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Jeera pulao is one of the most simple North Indian style rice which is mildly flavored with cumin seeds & with a touch of Ghee. Weekdays are always busy and coming up with simple yet tasty rice dish like this can come in  very handy. Last night I quickly whipped this flavorful rice, made . . . → Read More: Jeera Pulao Recipe – Rice Cooker Method

Kids School Lunch Box 5 – Spanish Rice

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Today’s lunch box theme is Mexican. Sid who normally complains when I pack any kind of Indian rice dishes, quietly finishes the entire lunch box if i pack this Spanish rice. This is what I packed for his school lunch

1. Spanish Rice – packed in a thermos/ hot pack tiffin box

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Avocado Chutney Recipe – Avocado Pachadi

Description:

Avocados don’t just taste great but they also come with a decent amount of health benefits.  This fruit is high in healthy monounsaturated fats and is a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. There are many ways to bite, nibble, and spoon up this great fruit. Here is one way to serve this yummy fruit . . . → Read More: Avocado Chutney Recipe – Avocado Pachadi

Lunch / Dinner Menu 3 – South Indian Non Vegetarian Lunch Menu

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Sunday meals are usually special at our home and this week it was extra special as we had some few friends come over for casual get-together. So I planned for biryani…what could be more better than Biryani, uh? its one dish which is adored by all.  My personal favorite is chicken biryani but for . . . → Read More: Lunch / Dinner Menu 3 – South Indian Non Vegetarian Lunch Menu

RAGI MURUKKU RECIPE

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Finger millet, also known as  Kezhvaragu/Keppai – Tamil, Ragi-Kannada, Ragulu – Telugu, Koovaragu – Malayalam is a highly nutritious millet. There are many ways of using this millet in our very day dishes…here is the recipe for a savory snack which can be had with your evening cup of tea or coffee.  This murukku . . . → Read More: RAGI MURUKKU RECIPE

Kids School Lunch Box 4 – Aloo Paratha with Pomegranate Raita

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This is what I packed for Sid’s school lunch today:  Aloo Paratha, Pomegranate Raita, Cucumber cuts and a small lemon taffy as treat.  Aloo Paratha is Sid’s all time favorite,  he can have it any time of the day. This weekend he asked whether I could make some for his school lunch… and this . . . → Read More: Kids School Lunch Box 4 – Aloo Paratha with Pomegranate Raita

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