Beetroot Poriyal with Onion | Beetroot Stir Fry

The bright and vibrant Beetroot Poriyal with Onion | Beetroot Stir Fry is a perfect side dish with any meal. Perfect for the Fall weather.  Fall reminds all of us right away of Apples and Pumpkins. I am a big apple

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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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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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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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Carrot Bell Pepper Kosumalli / Salad

Having a vegetable garden in the backyard opens up imagination for every individual and I am no exception. Me and my husband have a great passion for growing our own produce. Mother nature is so amazing to us that there

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Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal

Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal or sweet pongal is a very fulfilling and a hearty dessert. This is made on the most important day of the Tamilians, which is the Thai Pongal / Makara Sankranthi festival. Having spent most of

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Ammini Kozhukattai | Vegan Spiced Rice Flour Balls

Ammini Kozhukattai | Vegan Spiced Rice Flour Balls, is a Gluten Free snack that is simple to make and very flavorful. This is one of my grandmother’s favorite recipe. When I was planning out my third recipe under the Steamed

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Puzhungal Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Steamed Savory Rice Balls

Puzhungal Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Steamed Savory Rice Balls, is a delicious dinner choice made with Par boiled  / Idli rice. The savory rice balls are steamed and are very healthy. This recipe is Vegan and Gluten Free. I am

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Chili Parotta | Kothu Parotta | Mixed Parotta

Chili Parotta aka Kothu Parotta is a spicy blend of shredded, fried parotta pieces mixed with spiced gravy and served as a main dish with Raita on the side.    This week I am redoing few of my old posts

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Therattipal | Palkova | Thirattipaal

Therattipal | Palkova is a traditional Indian dessert made with just 2 main ingredients, Milk and Sugar. This traditional dessert is very close to my heart and I share many memories of it growing up.   Therattipal brings back lots

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