Mullu Thenkuzhal | Mullu Murukku Recipe

Any festival is incomplete without a batch of freshly made Mullu Thenkuzhal. It was an essential Diwali Snack growing up and I am doing the same for my kids to experience the festival.    Diwali is incomplete without at least

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Maida Burfi | Maida Cake Recipe

  A quick and easy Maida Cake / Burfi recipe to try for this Diwali. A perfect beginner recipe that does not need any special skills and can easily be made under 20 minutes. Burfi making is quite daunting for

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Thattai Recipe | How to make Thattai

Thattai is a crispy and flavorful, traditional South Indian snack that is made for several festivals.  Thattai is a popular snack in South India made for several festivals. It is made especially for Krishna Jayanthi / Gokulashtami / Janmashtami festival

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Paruppu Urundai Mor Kuzhambu | Steamed lentil dumplings in buttermilk stew

A delicious South Indian special Paruppu Urundai Mor Kuzhambu is perfect for the weekend Lunch. Pair it with some steaming hot rice and enjoy. Paruppu Urundai Mor Kuzhambu is my husband’s all time favorite. Any day this Paruppu Urundai Mor Kuzhambu would

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Kerala Style Peas Masala Curry

Kerala Style Peas Masala Curry, is an aromatic, rich and Vegan subzi made with fresh green peas and coconut milk. It can be served with idli, dosai, idiyappam, appam or poori.  This Kerala Style Peas Masala Curry is one another

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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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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 Vatha 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 her

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