Journey Through The Cuisines – Recap of my A – Z Journey of Tamil Nadu Cuisine

The month of April and September are very special for us; The Blogging Marathoners as we do a month long blogging marathon under different themes. This month, we had a couple of option to choose from and I chose to

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Z for Zucchini Bajji – Deep Fried Battered Zucchini

I am at the end of the mega marathon and the last week was a challenge with me being not so ready with the dishes. It is a great pleasure to do these month long marathons with friends as we

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Vazhaipoo Vadai – Lentil Fritters with Banana Flower

Making vazhaipoo vadai has been my long time wish and finally this mega marathon gave me a chance to make it. Living in US, we don’t get many opportunities as in India to cook with this vegetable. Whenever I get

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P for Pattinam Pakoda – Patnam Pakoda – Patnam Pakodi

Pattinam Pakoda is a famous street food from Chennai, which was also lovingly called the ‘Pattinam’ in olden days. This flavorful deep fried fritters would be a great evening snack with a cup of hot coffee! Choosing pattinam pakoda for the

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Chettinad Masala Cheeyam / Masala Seeyam Recipe

After a day’s break we are here with our day 3 of A – Z challenge. When choosing recipes with alphabet C, I started out very enthusiastic and had some tough choices. Once I was done making the list, I

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Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Cumin and Cilantro

We love cauliflower, but I have never made or tasted cauliflower that is oven roasted. I am so sad that I have never eaten this before because oven roasted cauliflower is by far the easiest way I have cooked cauliflower

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Vegetable Dumplings – Steamed Vegetable and Tofu Dumplings

For the last and final day under the theme of festival recipes around the globe, I chose to make this Vegetable Dumplings for Chinese New Year’s eve. Chinese people celebrate the New Year with lot of superstitious beliefs and each

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Cucumber Rolls | Cucumber Roll Ups

A fun bite size appetizer idea using cucumbers and hummus. These cucumber roll up are low carb and very delicious.  Summer is in full swing and I wanted to come up with one more no cook dish for the bite

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Vaazhakkai Kola Urundai – Raw Banana Fried Balls – #MonsoonMojo

When I recently saw this recipe on Priya’s space, I had bookmarked it right away. I have never heard of these kola urundais before but was very tempted to make them because of its flavor. Also I am big fan

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