Vengaya Vathal Kuzhambu

  This week I am blogging about different rice and gravy dishes and after blogging about one of my favorite recipes from Northern India – Rajma Masala, today I move on to my hometown. My mother was very famous for

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6 Fabulous Black Eyed Peas Recipes for New Year

  Eating Black eyed peas on New Year’s day is considered lucky! I love Black eyed peas and that is one another reason I will definitely eat it on New year’s day. Reading about the history as to why Southerner’s

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Iru Puli Kuzhambu

  Being a South Indian, sambhar and kuzhambu are something that we make on regular basis. Different sambhars and kuzhambu is what my family makes everyday, but I am an exception in that. I don’t just cook South Indian food

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Thatta Payiru Kuzhambu – Karamani Kara Kuzhambu – Black Eyed Peas Kuzhambu

I absolutely love making different kinds of kuzhambu. Lately I have been cooking a lot with karamani / black eyed peas. Growing up I only ate a couple of dishes with karamani in it, like the Karadayan Nombu adai and

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Milagu Kuzhambu – Molagu Kuzhambu – Spicy Black Pepper Kuzhambu

I wish all my readers a very Happy, Prosperous and Fun-filled New Year 2016! 2015 was a perfectly normal year with things going as smoothly as it can until I received a dreaded phone call one afternoon in early December.

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Maambazham Morkuzhambu – Mango MorKuzhambu – Mango Buttermilk Stew

  I love mangoes and now that the mango season is here, I am totally enjoying the fruit. After moving to South, I found out a couple of different varieties of mango and I have been taste testing them. During

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Ezhu kari kuzhumbu/Ericha Kuzhumbu (Thiruvadharai Kuzhumbu)

27th Jan, 2015 This recipe is a combination for Thiruvadharai Kali. Thiruvadharai or Aarudhra darshanam is celebrated in the month of margazhi. This kuzhumbu is made of seven vegetables. When I was talking to my mother this morning, she was

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Paruppu urundai More Kuzhambu (Steamed lentil dumplings in buttermilk stew)

This dish is my husband’s all time favorite. On any day at any given opportunity, this would be his first choice for lunch/dinner. The paruppu urundai in the kuzhambu is a wonderful way to get more protein in the meal

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