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 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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