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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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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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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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 in the South India, especially in Tamil Nadu, which is the Thai Pongal / Makara Sankranthi

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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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