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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Karupetti Panagam ( Palm Jaggery Panagam)

Panakam or Panagam it is a natural coolant and it is perfect for hot summers. I have the posted the recipe of Panagam that is made with Jaggery.  It is a sweet,refreshing,classic and traditional drink that can ready in flat 10mins.The festival of Shri Rama Navami indicates the birthday of Shri Rama who is considered… 

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Instant Sakkarai Pongal

Pongal is one of the most important festival that in celebrated in Tamil Nadu.. In down south it is much more famous and Pongal is usually made with newly harvested rice.  During our childhood days, we used to celebrate in our native place and we celebrated in a grand manner. It is a harvest festival…. 

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Thiruvadirai Vadai

Thiruvathirai or Thiruvathira or Arudhra Darisanam is one of the most auspicious festivals for Lord Shiva. In my last post I have explained the traditions and customs that we follow in our family. As mentioned earlier, along with Kali, ezhu kari kootu, this thiruvadarai vadai is also made for neivedhyam. The speciality of this vada is… 

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Onion and Garlic Vathakuzhambu

Does any one need any introduction for vathakuhzmbu? It is a authentic,classic,traditional South Indian kuzhambu/gravy and it is one of my favourites!! They are spicy,tangy and a small piece of jaggery makes this a extra special!! Traditionally, vatha kuzhambu is made in kalchatti,Sesame oil and this should be cooked slowly. That is when  you get… 

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Kai Murukku

Kai Murukku(Suthu Murukku) is a traditional Indian snack especially for marriages and other auspicious events. It is also a tradition in our family to make this murukku for Sri Krishna Jayanthi(Gokulashtami) also. For the auspicious events they make swirls in odd numbers(3,5.7,9 respectively). My patti and mom is an expert in making Kai murukku. I am… 

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Homemade Rice Flour

Homemade Rice Flour – is used in most of the preparations like kai murukku,seedai and it is very handy for most of the Indian snacks and also for festive special recipes. You can use the same rice flour not only for making snacks but also for the dishes that requires rice flour. I have used… 

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Mullu Murukku

Mullu Murukku – is crispy snack which we usually make for Diwali & Sri Krishna Jayanthi. I wanted to post this recipe while I was in Dubai itself but somehow didnt have time to make the recipe. Now that I am in India for this Diwali & my mother-in-law has prepared the flour in machine… 

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Thayir Vada / Curd Vada

I am a big fan of South Indian Style Thayir Vada & I equally love Sambar vada & Rasam Vada.. If I go to any South Indian restuarant this is my regular starter. It is a very delicious & creamy snack!! Many people think that preparing Thayir vada in home is a time consuming process &… 

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Tomato Chutney – No Onion/No Garlic recipe

Tomato chutney – There are ‘n’ of variation you can make. But this one is my favourite. Simple,super quick recipe with very few ingredients that we always have handy! This is a no onion garlic chutney. This is not only easy but it is also very versatile.. You can adjust as per your taste. It… 

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