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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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 love Poricha kuzhambu and the most frequent vegetable that I use is podalangai (snake gourd). Recently after marriage, I made a recipe note book in which I wrote all the recipes given by my mother. They are written so

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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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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

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 my case. I

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