Korada

Its been almost 2months since I did my blogging and I was busy and completely held up with so many personal activites. Now that I am back to blogging and I am still in Chennai and will be here for few more days! So, I will be posting some traditional,heirloom,summer recipes that are pilled up on… 

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Rustic Mint Pulav with Capsicum Raita

Rustic Mint Pulav – is one of the easiest,simplest & quite flavorful dish. This is a no onion – no garlic recipe & you can make this during Festive time too.  Perfect for parties,lunch box,working woman & even for bachelors. While I making this pulav, the whole house was filled with the freshness of mint… 

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Vilampazham / Wood apple sweet pachadi

Vilampazham(wood apple) sweet pachadi -is one of the simplest, quickest,super delicious recipe that can be prepared in no time!! Wood apple also known as elephant apple, monkey fruit, vilampazham, Belada Hannu, Bael fruit, Kath bel..It is usually offered as a prasad on Ganesh Chaturthi.. This time, I was there in India for Ganesh Chaturthi &… 

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Mango/Aam chunda

Chunda also known as chundo or Khaman is a classic Gujarati sweet & sour mango pickle that is made with raw mangoes. This chunda is most popular with combination of Methi Thepla (Fenugreek Flat-bread).  This pickle can also be used as a spread for your bread/sandwich/phulka or a dip with your chips.  This instant chunda is very… 

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Milagai / green chilli thokku

  Milagai thokku or green chilli thokku is one of my favourite pickle. It is a best accomplishment for dosas,upma,curd rice or even with chapatis/parathas. This thokku is very spicy!!!!! My MOM makes best milagai thokku & I love to have it at any time!!! It is so easy to prepare & doesn’t require much… 

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Homemade strawberry jam

I always love homemade jam be it with berries or with any fruit. Making jam at home without the preservatives or colour is a real treat. If you start making the jam in home, you would love the taste & texture of the jam & I am sure that you will not get them from… 

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Neer nellikai

Gooseberries/ Amla is rich in source of Vitamin – C & antioxidants. It also slows down the ageing process & helps in improving the immunity. It has iron & other nutrients which increase the growth of hair. I learnt this recipe my from MIL. You can have it with any variety of rice. Try to… 

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Homemade Dulce de leche in a pressure cooker

Dulce de leche is a combination of milk & sugar that has been slowly cooked until the sugars caramelize, producing a thick,creamy,intensely flavored spread. These are usually simmered for upto 3-4hrs in the oven. But making it in pressure cooker make it much more simple & easier. This will be ready in less than 40-45… 

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Broccoli almond pesto

Today I am sharing a super simple recipe for broccoli almond pesto. This pesto can be made in 5 minutes & goes well with just about everything-pasta, veggies, potatoes, soups & it’s so good on sandwiches. And if you are hesitant about the broccoli, don’t be. You really can’t taste it & it gives the… 

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Apple thokku

Thokku is a pickle preparation very popular in Tamil Nadu. Homemade thokku is always taste awesome compare to store bought. No Preservatives & artificial coloring. Freshly ground spice gives nice flavor to the pickle. Home made always the best. Here is the Apple thokku recipe. Ingredients: Apples – 2 Turmeric powder – 1/4tsp Red chilli powder… 

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