Puli Venda saar.

Puli means tamarind in Malayalam and tamil. Saar means curry. Puli venda saar means boiled tamarind curry. Venda saar is a very traditional curry of tamil brahmins. If we dont have any vegetable or if you are in a hurry to make some curry this one is the best option. Those who like tamarind flavour…

Chembu thaal thalagam or colocassia stem curry.

This thalaga curry is a very traditional tamil barahmin style side dish for rice, idly dosa or any tiffin varaities. I have already posted thalagam recipe. This one is different from that. This is my paatty Anthammi’s recipe. I used stem of colocassia or chembu thaal or arbi for making this curry. You can use…

Podi podicha palakkad temple style Pulingari

I have already posted the southern kerala style pulingari recipe. This one is totaly different from southern style. . For making podipodicha( means powdered masalas) pulingari we have to powder the masala and add to the curry using very little coconut. This type of pulingari is served in temple festivals also. It is very popular…

Cauliflower curry without onion garlic.

Cauliflower curry is a simple , delicious and easy to make side dish without onion and garlic. It goesw well with rice, roti, dosa and any other tiffins. I have added cooked moong daal for more healthier way. With in 15 minutes we can make this curry. Let us see how to make this delicious…

Thattukadai style Thakkali (tomato) kuruma

I have already posted one variety of  thakkali  or tomato kuruma in my blog. But this kuruma is very much different and with in 10 minutes we can make. I have tasted this kuruma on a roadside shop at Coimbatore. With very few ingredients we can make this thakkali kuruma. We can have this kuruma…

Ada manga vetha kuzhambu

Ada manga vetha kuzhambu is very traditional curry and  very much different from our normal vethal kuzhambu. We are not using tamarind to make this curry. Instead we are using dried mango vethal . We can make this mango vethal and store it for years.I learnt this recipe from my amma. I loved her ada…

Kumbakonam Kadappa

Kadappa is a very popular dish from the place called Kumbakonam in Tamilnadu. I have tasted this kadappa in many resturants. I got this authentic recipe from my friend who is staying in Kumbakonam.I tried this recipe many times at home. It goes well with Idly, Dosa, Aappm, Idiyappam even with poori it tastes good….

Vegetable kuruma

Kuruma is one of the popular cuisine from South India.We can make different varaities of kuruma.This spicy curry can be paired with puri, dosa, idiyappam, aappam, roti , parathas etc. Kuruma is a mix of vegetables and ground coconut masala. Let us see how to make this spicy simple masala.Preparation time approx.20 to 30 minutes….

Thakkali kuruma or Tomato curry

There are different methods of making tomato curry. I have already posted tomato kuruma with mutter pulao rice. This curry is different . It goes very well with Idiyappam, Puri, aappam, dosa, Idly, paniyaram, oothappam etc. Let us see how to make this easy gravy. Preparation time approx 20 minutes. Ingredients. 3 big size tomato….

Green toamto aviyal.(pacha thakkali aviyal)

I have got some green tomatoes or pacha thakkali  from my balcony garden. Aviyal is one of the popular dish from Kerala and Tamil nadu. Aviyal is made with many country vegetables. Today here i made aviyal with green tomatoes alone. My tomatoes are not very sour. Select tomatoes which are less sour. It goes…

Mambazha pachadi

Mambazham menas riped mangoes. This pachadi is one the popuar traditional dish of  Kerala. It is one of the unavoidable dish for festivals, marriages, birthdays etc. I love any dish making with mangoes. I used alphonso mango for making this. You can use any mango variety which is very sweet. Let us see how to…

Kathirikka(brinjal) gothsu without onion.

There are many method of making gothsu. Some people are adding moong daal for making this gothsu. I have already posted a variety of kathirikka gothsu in my blog. Kathirikka means egg plant.Today i made little gravy type of gothsu which goes well with Idly, dosa, venpongal etc. I have not used onions today to…