Cabbage Poriyal | Cabbage Stir Fry Tamil Nadu Style

Cabbage Poriyal is a classic stir fry from Tamil Nadu. It’s my favourite way of eating cabbage and I was surprised that I haven’t shared this till date. The whole everyday Tamil Nadu thali I cooked a while ago, was almost an afterthought for this. In Tamil Nadu style of making this poriyal, we add […]

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Vendakkai Curry | Lady’s Finger Spicy Side Dish

Vendakkai Curry is the last one of the series to be featured on the Flavours of India. This theme is to showcase dishes that are not regularly featured in a restaurant. Rather it is homecooked dishes or traditional dishes that aren’t explored yet. I came to know about the Vendakkai Curry in the strangest places. […]

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Chow Chow Moong Dal Kootu

Chow Chow Moong Dal Kootu is one of those delicious simple and easy to make, dish that can be paired so well with Steamed rice or even rotis. This is part of the Tamil Brahmin thalis and I have seen friends bringing this often along with rice. As part of the bigger thali, this is […]

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Hotel Style Vegetable Kurma for Parotta

Hotel Style Kurma for Parottas is a recipe from a cook who sells parottas in a Madras. If Madras Street Food is famous for its eatery, then it’s the Biryanis and Parottas. Nowhere else will you find those flaky parottas made on the road side more prevalent than in Tamil Nadu. Today’s recipe is shared […]

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Kara Chutney ~ Easy Tiffin Chutney

Kara Chutney

Kara Chutney is one of those delicious chutneys you get served in Tamil Nadu Hotels. Most are bright red in colour and are spicy as well. Today’s version is quite simple and easy to make and all with 4 main ingredients and some of the tempering ingredients. This Kara Chutney can be considered as 4 […]

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Kanchipuram Idli Recipe 2 | How to make Kanchipuram Idli

Kanchipuram Idli

Kanchipuram Idlis are one of those spicy, delicious Idlis that are different from the regular ones you make. These Idlis are supposed to have been made in the Varadharaja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram. While we do not know if it is indeed prepared like this, there are many recipes floating around, claiming to be the recipe […]

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Mixed Fruits Rava Kesari

Mixed Fruits Rava Kesari

Happy Dussehra to all my readers! Celebrate the day with this delicous Mixed Fruit Rava Kesari. Today is special for us in another way as well, as its our boys Tenth Birthday. I have taken the day off to spend time with them, plus complete the special Dussehra pooja. I have been observing the Navaratri […]

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Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram Recipe | Chettinad Kuzhi Paniyaram

Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram is a Chettinad dish, populary served for breakfast. This paniyaram is one of those really sinful dishes that you can indulge for any meal of the day. Though it is traditionally cooked and served for breakfast, these days it can be an anytime meal. Today’s recipe is again from Amma’s dairies that […]

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Oats Onion Uttappam | Oats Uthappam ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

I recently spent some time creating a board on Pinterest for all the Dosas I have posted till date and it was counting to 72 varieties. Since I have always wanted to try out 101, I decided I should take up this again and try my hand at making different varieties again. Today’s dosa was […]

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