Arachuvitta Vathal Kuzhambu with Sundakkai and Drumstick

Arachuvitta Vathal Kuzhambu with Sundakkai and Drumstick, is a flavorful gravy made that is a South Indian specialty and is perfect for the weekend lunch spread. Vathal Kuzhambu is my comfort food! Luckily my boy’s have taken over me and

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Poori Masala | Potato Masala for Puri

Poori Masala | Potato Masala for Puri is one of the easiest and flavorful side dish to make with Poori / deep fried Indian flatbread.  Whenever we go out to eat, we insist that my patti / grandmother also comes

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Karuveppilai Sadam | Spiced Curry Leaves Rice

Karuveppilai Sadam | Spiced Curry Leaves Rice tastes even better when made with fresh homegrown curry leaves. A great lunch or dinner option.  Sticking to the green color, today I made Karuveppilai Sadam | Spiced Curry Leaves Rice to end the

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Karpooravalli / Omavalli Chutney | Ajwain Leaves Chutney

A delicious chutney made with a very aromatic herb, Karpooravalli / Omavalli / Ajwain leaves also known as the Mexican mint or Cuban Oregano. Karpooravalli or Omavalli plant is a perennial plant that is most commonly grown as an indoor

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Barnyard Millet Kesari | Kuthiraivali Kesari

The last recipe for this week’s Prep to table theme is this delicious dessert, Barnyard Millet Kesari | Kuthiraivali Kesari. My boys love kesari and they would be so excited to eat kesari as there after school snack. Millet is

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Veechu Parotta | Eggless Veechu Parotta

Veechu Parotta, one of the recipes that I have always seen street vendors make with such an ease. Layers of the thinly rolled dough makes this very flaky and delicious flatbread that is a popular street food in Tamil Nadu.

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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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Thinai Ven Pongal Recipe | Foxtail Millet Savory Pongal – Vegan and Gluten Free Recipe

Ven Pongal and Gothsu are one of my favorite comfort meals! It is sort of a regular at our house and lucky for me that my boys love it as well. It is one of the easiest one pot meals

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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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Uppittu | Rava Upma | Semolina Upma

Uppittu | Rava Upma | Semolina Upma, is the not so popular breakfast / dinner item. The best part is I am the only one who is not a big fan of Rava / Semolina UPma and none of the

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