THE IMPORTANCE OF THIRUVADIRAI AND THIRUVADIRAI KALI

Thiruvathirai or Thiruvathira or Arudhra Darisanam is one of the most important festivals celebrated during Margazhi season in South Indian and it is auspicious for Lord Shiva. It is of great importance and this year it is celebrated on 11 of January thisyear(2017). Kali with ezhu kari kootu,thiruvadirai vadai or thalagam always the best! There… 

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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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Pori Paruppu Thengai

Karthigai Deepam – is one of the most important festivals that is celebrated in Tamil Nadu..The festival is also termed as “Festival of Lights” & is also considered the extension of Diwali Festival. Pori Urundai is a traditional recipe that we make it for Karthigai Deepam.. Along with this it is also a tradition in… 

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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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Ellu sadam / Sesame rice

Ellu sadam /Yellodarai/Sesame rice is a classic traditional Neivedhyam dish made for Lord Vishnu. Puratasi Saturday is considered to be auspicious. I also make ellu sadam during Navaratri & Aadi 18!This is a no onion garlic recipe. Perfect for lunch box! Usually black sesame seeds are traditionally used. If you dnt have then you can… 

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Paruppu Urundai Rasam

Paruppu Urundai Rasam – Traditional, authentic,classic Tambrahm no onion & garlic recipe. If you are making this rasam then it would take sometime to prepare. Although it might seem like a lengthy process, this rasam actually is very easy to prepare & taste delicious. This is one my favourite. It is a perfect combination & the… 

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Modagam / Sweet kozhukattai

Modagam/Modakam/ Sweet kozhukattai is one of the must neivedhayam for Vinagayar/Pillayar/ Ganesh. This post was due for a long time & since chaturthi round the corner I thought of posting this recipe. Modakam is also made on Varalakshmi Pooja & in our house it is also made during the first aadi friday. Each & every… 

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Potato podimas

  Potato podimas – another classic, traditional South Indian Tambrahm, no onion & garlic recipe & if you have the boiled potatoes ready  – then this curry can be made in no time,  Ofcourse potato is a versatile vegetable & who doesnt like potatoes. This potato podimas or flavoured mashed potatoes is a very simple… 

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Saagu

Saagu – typical, traditional, authentic South Indian Karnataka dish & one of the most popular side dish in almost all resturants in Karnataka.It is prepared with the mixed combination of spices, coconut & vegetables. Each & every household have their own method of making Saagu. There is no hard & fast rule to for the veggies.. You… 

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