Cabbage Vada (No onion – Garlic Recipe)

Cabbage vada /Muttaikose vadai basically a paruppu vadai usually made with a combo of toor dal and channa dal. This is a no onion garlic recipe and it is perfect for Poojas(neivedhyam). Instead of this combo you can also try making the same with Mutter dal too. I have also made cabbage vada using medhu… 

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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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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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Cucumber Poricha Kuzhambu

Malaya paksha has started & so I thought I would start posting No onion & Garlic recipes so that it could be helpful for you all. First recipe is a traditional one & it is very common is Tambrahm houses.  It is Poricha Kuzhambu! Although you can make poricha kuzhambu with any veggie this is my… 

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Ulundu paruppu usli amini kozhukattai

Ammini kozhukattai also called as mani kozhukattai or urandai kozhukattai. I have already posted couple of variation. This ulundu paruppu usli amini kozhukattai is quite different. If you have left over pooranam of uludndu kozhukattai then you can use the same for making this. These kozhukattai is usually made with the left over dough while… 

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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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Sweet poha / aval vellam

Sweet poha / aval vellam – simplest sweet & instant recipe & ofcourse it is Lord Krishnas favourite. It is one of the most important neivedhyam for Golukashtami. Little Krishna always love this. You can make it instantly..Nothing fancy. Just handful of ingredients:) This dish is also healthy as we are making this with Poha &… 

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Sukku vellam(Dry ginger candy balls)

Sukku vellam is another traditional recipe that we make during festival ocassions. As we have heavy, deep fried foods, this sukku vellam is given for easy digestion. I prepare this regularly & if I have some heavy foods then I take a small piece of this. Sukku (Dry ginger) has alots of health benefits. This… 

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Coconut & channa dal Seedai

Seedai is one of the important traditional Neivedhyam made during Krishna Jayanthi/ Janmashtami. As the festival is nearing,  I wanted to post this coconut & channa dal seedai recipe. Tirunelveli / Kerala people make this seedai along with Uppu seedai & vellam seedai. This is a very simple dish & it a no fail recipe… 

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