Kathirikkai Kaara Kuzhambu (Spicy Eggplant/brinjal in Tamarind gravy)

8th August, 2013 Eggplants are in overload in our backyard. So for the past couple of weeks I have been making eggplants almost every other day. I usually freeze the produce that grows in our backyard and use it through

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Sodhi (Coconut Milk Kuzhambu) with Puli Inji (Ginger and Tamarind chutney/pickle)

12 July, 2013 Sodhi, the Tirunelvelli specialty dish is something that I have not even heard of before. When Valli gave us the choice of combo dishes to choose from, I chose to work on recipes that I have never

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Kathirikkai Rasavangi/ Eggplant (Brinjal) stew BM #25

24th Feb 2013 Kathirikkai rasavangi is a very common preparation in lot of South Indian household. If you want a change from the regular sambhar, this is a great option. I love this for the fact that this recipe is

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

2nd Oct, 2012 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

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Pavakkai Pittalai (Bitter gourd and garbanzo beans stew cooked in Indian spices)

16th Feb, 2012 Did I just hear you say, I don’t like bitter gourd? Think again…Yes, Bitter gourd is bitter and that is the nature of the vegetable. But if cooked properly using the right ingredients and technique, the bitterness

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