Kalyana Ven Pongal

Kalyana Ven Pongal is a recipe from Meenakshi Ammal’s Samaithu Paar. I have the entire collection in English edition that my brother had bought. I think he got it to learn cooking. I remember he did carry it with him when he travelled to the US. Between both of us, we must have collected so […]

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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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Chakkara Pongali Sankranthi Special

Chakkara Pongali is one of the main sweet dish made as Sankranthi Special. While there are many ways this sweet pongal is cooked, today’s recipe is a quick and easy one made during hurried times. I made this when I prepared the Andhra Thali, I was short of time and Amma suggested this as she […]

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Easy Vegetable Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Cooking Vegetable Pulao in Pressure Cooker is the easiest recipe to get done, especially in the mornings packing for kids lunch box. I have way too many recipes for making a pulao. I still come up with different ones, depending on the mood and combinations I end up doing. The vegetable Pulao I am going […]

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Cheese Tomato Open Toast

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Cheese Tomato Open Toast takes just 5 mins to get done and another 5 minutes to get devoured. This really makes the most quick and delicious breakfast or dinner when you are on a run. Run I was while I was cooking the dinner and wanted something very quick for myself. I know you think […]

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Instant Podi Sevai ~ Cooking for One

Instant Podi Sevai

When Cooking for One, you can’t get any better than Instant Podi Sevai. In this quick tiffin you can use instant sevai that is available easily and quickly russle up this breakfast. I used Instant Sevai and tempered with seasoning and Amma’s Podi. Since I was making it for the first time, I add salt […]

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Cabbage Rava Upma Recipe

Cabbage Upma

Cabbage Rava Upma is one of the recent addons to our Menu. I know many run a mile when spoken about Upmas. Luckily I am not one of those. Even though its not something I really remembered eating much while growing up, I remember relishing it as Amma’s Upmas are classic. I know I always […]

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Golpapdi Recipe | How to make Gujarati Gol Papdi

Gujarati Gol Papdi

For the third day of Indian Sweets, I made Golpapdi, the famous Gujarati Sweets. I have this bookmarked for a long time and have been wanting to make it ever since I had made the Gujarati Thali. Even though the recipe was so simple and quick to make, I somehow couldn’t make it. I finally […]

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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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Colour Rice with Vankaya Kura ~ A Quick Andhra Meal

Colour Rice Vankaya Kura is a delicious combo meal and an excellent way to welcome you all to the New Year! I am looking forward to a wonderful Foodie year ahead!. It’s with great pleasure I am sharing yet another edition of Blogging Marathon that’s entered its 60th edition this month. It surely makes it […]

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