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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Vellai Poosanikai Mor Kuzhambu | More Kuzhambu

We are starting the 3rd week of BM# 46, this week with Combo Dishes. These combo dishes were suggested by the BM Members and it surely makes a wonderful set of dishes to make. Each combo dishes famous from different states and cultures. I was surely interested in taking this up. However, I couldn’t make […]

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Chow Chow Kootu | Chayote Kootu

This is our latest dal that gets served with phulkas for dinner and something that even the boys love to eat. Finding a dal that my kids would eat has been a big task. Over the years we have been trying different ones, however kids are so averse to dal and would prefer kurma anytime.  […]

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Lauki Channa Dal

Its time for another Cooking from Cookbook Challenge and I made from the paper clipping I had been browsing for a while now. I was going to office with these clippings, hoping to make use of the traveling time and shortlist what to make. If somebody saw those papers, they must have surely concluded that […]

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Milagu Kulambu, Beans Kootu ~ Weekend Cooking

On Saturday I always plan to make something new and different from what we normally cook during weekdays. So planning on a vegetarian meal gives me an option to check out regional special dishes. I naturally turn to check out typical tamil nadu dishes and this week I thought I should make some Milagu Kuzhambu […]

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Tinda Kootu Recipe 2 ~ Simple Dal

When you can cook a vegetable in one way, there is naturally got to be many ways to cook the same vegetable. That’s the idea behind today’s recipe with Tinda. The first time I got to hear about this was from Amma, when she had gone vegetable shopping and encountered this vegetable. She ended up […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#48 ~ Dosakaya Kootu!

In my venture to try all the veggies that I find in the shop, my eyes fell on this rounded one. When I asked the shopkeeper, he said its the Dosa kaya, the one that’s used in curries or gravies. Having heard so much about this veggie being quite a famed one in Andhra cuisine, […]

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