Brinji, a special kind of rice dish which is very popular in TamilNadu, made during weddings and special occasions. Basically its a mixed vegetable pulao kind of dish…. where rice is cooked in thick coconut milk base with loads of veggies and flavoured with special spices.
Brinji Bath / Mixed Vegetable Binji / . . . → Read More: Vegetable Brinji
Crispy and crunchy mouthwatering snack made with fresh spinach leaves.
Palak Pakora / Palak Bhajji / Spinach Pakora / Crispy Pakora / Pakoda / Keerai / Spinach Chat / Papdi
Ingredients 40 leaves Fresh Spinach leaves 1 cup Gram flour / Besan 2 tbsp Corn starch (White corn flour) 1/2 . . . → Read More: Spinach Pakora
White Pumpkin Halwa or Kasi Halwa is a sweet usually made during festivals and special occasions. Mostly all wedding engagements ceremonies will have this on the menu. This mouth watering halwa which is also called as “Kasi Halwa” is prepared with Winter melon / White Pumpkin / Ash Gourd / Donggua / Poosanikai , . . . → Read More: Pumpkin Halwa
Dal Tadka is a staple dish in several Indian households and generally eaten with pipping hot rice or rotis. Traditionally its made with yellow lentils or combination of lentils and tempered with simple spices. This is the most simplest form of dal fry and is quite easy to prepare. Sometimes simplest dishes like these . . . → Read More: Dal Tadka
Simple and quick halwa with dried figs and mixed nuts.
Anjeer Halwa / Fig Burfi / Fig bars / Athipazham Halwa / Dried Fruit Halwa
Ingredients 20 nos Dried figs 2 cups Warm milk 2 tbsp Ground almond 2 tbsp Sugar 2 nos Cardamom powdered 1/2 cup Toasted nuts . . . → Read More: Fig Halwa
For my family, Friday night is Pig out session. It’s the end of the week, as well as the official start of the weekend, and no one wants to cook and all of sudden your diet goes off in the air, pigging out polls gets majority and you start digging out for local restaurant . . . → Read More: Basic Pizza Dough
Puttu, is a popular breakfast dish in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Traditionally ground rice is layered with coconut and steamed in special cylinders or sometimes steamed in banana leaves to make this delicious puttu. Things have got more easy now-a-days, with ready made roasted rice flours flocking the stores, you can make variety of . . . → Read More: Red Rice Puttu
Description: Nethili Meen Varuval is a crispy fish fry which tastes simply divine. These are fresh Indian Anchovies coated with light masala and deep fried. In case if you don’t find these in your local market then substitute them either with fresh Sardines or Smelt. If using frozen, thaw at room temperature and then proceed.
Nethili . . . → Read More: Nethili Meen Varuval
Most people are turned off with Brain Fry or curry. May be its got the most bizarre “brainy ” look or its a little too much for some of them to stomach, although for others like me it sounds completely natural. Well, if you can cast away with that weird thought then you get to . . . → Read More: Brain Fry
Used well, a freezer can be a cook’s best friend, as useful as your oven and cook top. There is nothing more comforting after a long, hard day, than coming home to a delicious, homemade meal and these easy-to-freeze recipes do double-duty for your dinner now and later. This is a very useful thread for . . . → Read More: Freezer Friendly – Ready to Eat Indian Dishes