Karpooravalli / Omavalli Chutney | Ajwain Leaves Chutney

A delicious chutney made with a very aromatic herb, Karpooravalli / Omavalli / Ajwain leaves also known as the Mexican mint or Cuban Oregano. Karpooravalli or Omavalli plant is a perennial plant that is most commonly grown as an indoor

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Barnyard Millet Kesari | Kuthiraivali Kesari

The last recipe for this week’s Prep to table theme is this delicious dessert, Barnyard Millet Kesari | Kuthiraivali Kesari. My boys love kesari and they would be so excited to eat kesari as there after school snack. Millet is

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Beans Curry | Beans Poriyal with Coconut

We wait all year long to this time of the year when we get to start picking our favorite vegetables from the backyard. We put lot of effort in spring to get the backyard ready. Each and every person in

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Thinai Ven Pongal Recipe | Foxtail Millet Savory Pongal – Vegan and Gluten Free Recipe

Ven Pongal and Gothsu are one of my favorite comfort meals! It is sort of a regular at our house and lucky for me that my boys love it as well. It is one of the easiest one pot meals

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Sambhar Sadham | South Indian Sambhar Rice

I have to confess something! Well, it is not a big deal, maybe….but for me it feels like I learned a whole new thing when I made this Sambhar Sadham recipe. Forever I have been thinking that Bisi Bela Baath and

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Uppittu | Rava Upma | Semolina Upma

Uppittu | Rava Upma | Semolina Upma, is the not so popular breakfast / dinner item. The best part is I am the only one who is not a big fan of Rava / Semolina UPma and none of the

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Oatmeal Payasam | Steel Cut Oats and Coconut Milk Kheer

Steel Cut Oats is one of my favorite and I use it in every possible way. I was one of those people who hated oats until I started using Steel Cut Oatmeal. I absolutely love the texture of the steel

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Mysore Pak | Traditional Indian Sweet

Mysore Pak is the first recipe that I wrote when making a list for this month’s Explore The Flavors Mega BM. Mysore pak is pretty intimidating sweet and even the experts have their fingers crossed when making it. The ingredients

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Karthigai Pori Urundai | Aval Pori Urundai

Karthigai Pori Urundai | Aval Pori Urundai, is a traditional sweet made for the Karthigai Deepam festival. Aval pori and Nel pori are both used to make the pori urundai. Pori is nothing but puffed rice. The regular puffed rice

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Idli | Fermented Rice Cake – Vegan and Gluten Free

Idli, the most staple breakfast of South India. There is no household in the Southern India that do not grind the idli batter routinely at their house. It is a very staple breakfast and also a great dinner option. My

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