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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Mixed Vegetable Poricha Kuzhambu – Mixed Vegetable Poricha Kootu

I am working on recipes (gravies) that do not have tomatoes in them. South Indian kootu’s are the perfect kind of vehicle when cooking without tomatoes. I love Poricha kuzhambu and the most frequent vegetable that I use is podalangai

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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

3rd Jan, 2016 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

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Maambazham Morkuzhambu – Mango MorKuzhambu – Mango Buttermilk Stew

27th May, 2015 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

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South Indian Lunch Menu # 1 – Pumpkin Vathal Kuzhambu, Cabbage Curry and Tomato Rasam

Planning a menu to cook lunch or dinner is the hardest part of cooking for me. I love when I know what I have to cook. I am sure a lot of us have the same issue of deciding what

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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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More Kuzhambu with Urulaikizhangu Curry – Spiced Buttermilk Stew with Roasted Potatoes

11th Jan, 2014 More kuzhambu and potato curry is such a comforting combo dish. I love to eat this on a lazy Sunday afternoon. I have the more kuzhambu recipe in the blog already, but I still decided to make

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Parangikkai Vathal Kuzhambu / Pumpkin Vathal Kuzhambu

6th Jan, 2014 I come from South India and for someone from Southern part of India; this should have been one of those very first recipes that should have been written in the blog. Unfortunately that did not happen in

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Podalangai Poricha Kuzhambu (Snake Gourd stew) – BM # 33

5th Oct 2013 For my third day of cooking from a celebrity chef, I chose my most favorite chef and cook book author, Meenakshi Ammal. After my mother, I owe a lot of my cooking skills to this lady. Her

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