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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Rajma Masala with Chapati

Rajma Masala is one of my most favorite North Indian Dishes. Though Amma used to make it often at home, I somehow got addicted to Rajma Masala when my friend used to bring this during our college days. When I met her Mom, the first thing I asked her was her recipe for this gravy. […]

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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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Mixed Dal with Pulka ~ Easy Dinner Ideas

Mixed Dal with Pulka is one of our most wanted dinner ideas that we almost end up making at least once a week. Why I love this is because not only it is simply so comforting, my kids love it too. They love the hot ghee loaded Pulkas served with this dal. We mostly use […]

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Tawa Chilli Paneer | How to make Chilli Paneer on Tawa

Tawa Chilli Paneer is one of those quick snacks you can make when you have homemade paneer ready on hands. We never buy Paneer except when we want to make Paneer Tikkas on skewers. Else its always only homemade and the kids love how soft it tastes. I was supposed to take up Cooking on […]

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Oats Capsicum Omelette

Oats Capsicum Omelette is a quick breakfast that came about first when we wanted a twist for the regular omelette and also wanted a healthy one. So added oats powder to make it more filling. We added some chopped capsicums and that made the breakfast so colourful! Having this for the breakfast surely makes it […]

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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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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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