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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Kara Pori Mixture | Murmure Mixture | Spiced Puffed Rice Mixture

This spiced Mixture of puffed rice, nuts and raisins makes a great evening snack with a cup of coffee or tea. Diwali is never complete without mixture. The traditional South Indian mixture has many individual components that are then combined.

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