Pulihora | Tamarind Rice ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 1

Pulihora

Happy Navaratri to all my readers! We are starting the Navaratri pooja from today and we will be observing for the next nine days with special neivedyam for the Goddess. Please check my Navratri Special Dishes for more ideas to make these nine days. I hope you will find the page useful. Today I started […]

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Sprouts and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry

Sprouts and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry

Sprouts and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry is a simple and easy dish you can make very quickly. Stir fries such as this has been my meal for many months some time ago. It was a period when I thought I must diet and follow this vegetable diet. I was feeling so full after this meal […]

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Gutti Beerakaya Kura ~ Lunch Box Series : LBS#84

Gutti Beerakaya Kura is a typical Andhra Style side dish, served best with hot rice and ghee. This stuffed Ridge Gourd Curry goes well with Rotis as well. The best part is, this is a no onion, no tomato side dish and that makes it really easy and quick to make for a packed lunch […]

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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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Red Chili Coconut Chutney ~ Side Dish for Dosas

Red Chili Coconut Chutney

South Indian Cuisine is rich for its various chutneys that get prepared for various dishes. The tiffin chutneys that serve both the breakfast or dinner are simple and quick to make. Today’s chutney is prepared with Dry Red chillies along with coconut and is an excellent side dish to be served for the Instant Tomato […]

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How to make Tamil Nadu Sambar Podi | Sambar Powder

Tamil Nadu Sambar Podi

Learn to make yet another version of the very versatile Tamil Nadu Sambar Powder! Yes for a person who ends up making Sambar so many times in a week, having different Sambar Podis help. We always make our own home blend and I have only used what Amma makes for helpful. As I have said […]

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Ragi Adai | Kezhvaragu Adai | Finger Millet Adai

We are starting the BM#49 Edition. I selected to make from the Indian Bread Baskets. While one would think of a bread basket mostly when dining out, which in turn has very limited choice in almost all dine outs, the variety that we have under this, is simply amazing. So instead of going through the […]

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Spicy Chicken Fry ~ Step by Step Pictures

Spicy Chicken Fry

Today’s special for the Cooking from the Cookbook Challenge is yet another recipe from Amma’s dairy. As I had said a while back, I am keen on trying out all the recipes she had written in it since a long time. This spicy chicken fry has become the latest favorite with all at home. We […]

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