Instant Rava Idli | How to make Carrot Rava Idli

Instant Carrot Rava Idli is very quick to make and makes a wonderful picnic dish to pack as well as make a good meal anytime. This Rava Idli takes only 30 mins to get done. And is one of the most delicious dishes you can enjoy a breakfast or dinner. What was more surprising me […]

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Paruppu Podi Tamil Style

Paruppu Podi is one of those staples on our table, especially the podi that Amma makes. Ever since I remember, I have been enjoying this podi and I can eat this along with anything and everything. Today’s version is from our recipe collection that dates over to twenty years back, that we have filed. The […]

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Microwave Eggless Triple Chocolate Lava Mug Cake

Microwave Eggless Triple Chocolate Lava Mug Cake is a sinful Dessert! Phew! I know the name is too big to say in one short, however that was the cake that was done and I didn’t want to miss out the emphasis on each part of it. When I planned a Dominos spread, I wanted to […]

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Aval Kesari | Poha Kesari Recipe

Aval Kesari is one of the quickest and easy Indian Sweets you can make. When I was planning the Tamil Nadu Breakfast Thali, I wanted a quick sweet to accompany, more so a Kesari as this is the standard sweet to be served in all Breakfast Thalis. Since I have a handful of Kesari recipes […]

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Carrot Seviyan Halwa

Carrot Seviyan Halwa is a delicious creamy milk sweet made with vermicelli and carrot. The texture is more like a halwa than a payasam and is so addictive. This sweet is a wonderful way to celebrate Mother’s Day, which falls on May 14th. Amma is so fond of sweets and this sweet was in fact […]

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Spicy Soya Sauce ~ Quick and Easy Sauce

Spicy Soya Sauce is a quick sauce that can be assembled with what you already have on hand. This makes a nutty sauce to dip because of the toasted sesame seeds on top. It only took me about 5 mins to get this made as it needs assembling what you have on hand. I came […]

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Dark Chocolate Orange Ganache

Dark Chocolate Orange Ganache is infused orange dark chocolate ganache that makes a wonderful frosting for cakes and even as just a dip. I was thinking very hard on what to make when I suddenly remembered discussing with Gayathri on the ganache she made. She was talking about the new ganache she made by infusing […]

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Munagaku Vepudu | Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

Munagaku Vepudu is a healthy stir fry made with Drumstick leaves with very less oil and with boiled toor dal. The toor dal adds a good protein goodness to the stir fry. Though I have used the telugu name for this stir fry, its cooked similar way in Tamil Nadu as well. To be frank, […]

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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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Aratikaya Nuvvu Podi Vepudu

Aratikaya Nuvvu Podi Vepudu is a classic stir fry from Coastal Andhra, part of Andhra Cuisine. I love plantain fries and make it in different ways for lunch. There was a time when Amma used to pair different dals and sambar with each of the different ways she used to cook this vegetable. Since she […]

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Eggless Oreo Chocolate Cake

Eggless Oreo Chocolate Cake is the cake I decided I should make as a special Valentine’s Cake. I took some efforts to frost it with Dark Chocolate Ganache and Oreo Biscuits. Kids were so impressed and said I should have waited for Valentine’s day to bake this cake. I said I won’t have been able […]

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