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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Thengai Kuzhambu

  Coconut kuzhambu / Thengai Kuzhambu – is one of the easiest and tastiest kuzhambu varaition that you can make it with limited ingredients that we always have in our pantry.  I learnt this recipe from my one of my friend and she makes the best thengai kuzhambu. So I am dedicating the recipe to… 

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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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Peanut, Sesame & Coconut podi

Peanut, Sesame & Coconut podi(verkadalai,ellu & thengai podi) – is one of my all time favourite & it is very easy to make. Only the roasting of the ingredients take little time. Garlic can also be added. Today I have made without garlic & this podi are to die for. You can top them with… 

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Bittergourd / Pavakkai pitlai

Another authentic & traditional recipe that is made commonly in Brahmin community is this Pavakkai / Bittergourd pitlai.. I am a great fan of bittergourd & it has many health beneficts… Especially with curd rice it tastes the best!! Bittergourd is a excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, and B3, C, magnesium, folic acid, zinc,… 

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Kondakadalai Kuzhambu

Kondaikadalai Kuzhambu is a very simple & easy south Indian gravy to prepare. But simple doesn’t mean that you are compromising on taste..It is super yummy. I have added coconut pieces to give a nice crunch to the kuzhambu..You can replace them with the coconut paste.. Channa has good source of protein, rich in soluble… 

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Tomato coconut chutney

Tomato coconut chuntey is one of the simplest & easiest chutney & the flavor of which is completely different than the regular one!! The color of the chutney is slightly red.. Coconut chutney is a very common side dish in every south Indian household!! It makes a great accomplishment for Idli, dosa,Vada,pongal,upma etc..I have been… 

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Ezhukari kuzhambu / kootu

As pongal is around the corner, I wanted to make this traditional recipe which we can make it for both Thiruvadirai & pongal festival. Ezhukari kuzhambu/kootu is called so because it is made with different varieties of veggies. Only Natu Kaigiri/ County Veggies is used for this kuzhambu. Usually yam,arbi,potato,raw banana,sweet potato,brinjal,avaraikkai,carrot,yellow pumpkin,white pumpkin,capsicumchow chow… 

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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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Raw banana peel chutney / Vazhakai tholi thogayal

Raw banana peel chutney or Vazhakai tholi thogayal is a simple recipe which we can generally mix with hot rice top up with ghee. I love all types of thogayal. This chutney is quick & easy to prepare & is also different from the usual chutneys. Even you can serve this for chapathi, idli or… 

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