Kai Murukku ~ South Indian Deepavali Snacks

Kai Murukku

Kai Murukku is a classic South Indian Snack recipe made with rice and urad dal flour and is shaped by hand. This is a classic Tamil recipe and made during Deepavali or other festival occasions. The rice flour used for all these snacks are homemade rice flour and roasted urad dal. While there are many […]

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Ulundogorai | How to make Urad Dal Rice

Ulundogorai

Ulundogorai is a Spicy Urad Dal flavoured Rice that is offered as naivedyam at Srirangam Temple in Trichy. This rice dish is very easy to make and can be packed for the lunch box as well. In many of the temples, we have our traditional dishes offered as prasadam and these rice dishes are no […]

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Vellai Kurma | Restaurant Style White Vegetable Korma

Vegetable White Kurma

Vellai Kurma or Restaurant Style White Vegetable Kurma is one of the most popular side dishes served in hotels. The gravy is a creamy white base with mixed vegetable in it. Hotel Saravana Bhavan is famous for its Vellai Kurma, many simply get the gravy just for the way it tastes and recreating it at […]

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Murungai Keerai Adai | Drumstick Leaves Dosai

Murungai Keerai Dosai

Murungai Keerai Adai or Drumstick Leaves Dosai is a quick, instant breakfast dish you can make and since it has Drumstick leaves, it surely makes a healthy breakfast dish. While we have been wanting to make this for a long time, only recently we ended up making it and since making it, we have been […]

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Kuthiraivali Arisi Payasam

Kuthiraivali Arisi Payasam

Kuthiraivali Arisi Payasam or Barnyard Millet Payasam is a delicious payasam made with the millet and makes an excellent alternate to regular vermicelli or rice. I made this payasam for the final day of Navratri. I observed the Navratri with Nine days of Neivedyam with Millets and this was for the final day of Dasara. […]

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Thinai Thengai Sadam, Kadalai Sundal ~ Day 4

Foxtail Millet Coconut Rice

Thinai Thengai Sadam is made similar to the regular Thengai Sadam using rice. The tiny boiled grains tastes very good in this version. Thinai Thengai Sadam and Kadalai Sundal is the Neivedyam for Navratri Day 4. Check out the other Navratri Special Dishes. Thinai Thengai Sadam Ingredients Needed: 1/2 cup Foxtail Millet / Thinai 1 […]

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Samai Elumichai Sadam, Kondakadalai Sundal ~ Day 3

Samai Elumichai Sadam

Samai Elumichai Sadam is the millet version of lemon rice made with Little Millet. This is prepared the same way as you would with regular Rice. So for Navratri Day 3 Neivedyam, I made Samai Elumichai Sadam and Kondakadalai Sundal. My plan was to cook all the main dishes with different millets this year. Somehow […]

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Samai Khara Ven Pongal, Sakkarai Pongal Day 1

Ven Pongal

Navratri begins today and for day 1 Neivedyam it was Ven Pongal and Sakkarai Pongal. Since I have already made Ven Pongal in different combinations, thought of including Samai and made this dish. The sweet was Sakkarai Pongal and since I made sakkarai pongal every Tuesday for Ganapathi Homan, the method I am following to […]

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Visiri Dosai | Chettinad Visiri Dosai

Visiri Dosai

Visiri Dosai from Chettinad is a lacy crepe made with different flours and is an instant dosa variety. This means there is no fermentation needed and if you are in a hurry to make something, this is the dish you will opt for! I adapted it from this recipe and I have no clue why […]

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Thavalai Dosa | Tamil Nada Special Thavala Dosa

Thavalai Dosa

Thavalai means a vessel in Tamil and this Thavalai Dosai refers to the Dosai that is cooked in a small wok/Kadai referred to as the ‘Appachatti’. Thavala Dosa is a specialty dish from North Arcot District of Tamil Nadu. This is one of those No Ferment Dosa I selected and made together in the batch […]

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