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…

Banana podimas or vazhakka podimas

Vazhakkai podimas recipe is one of the popular side dish from Tamil nadu and Kerala. Podimas means mash . Vazhakkai podimas is a stir fry of mashed banana. Since i never like the mashed version i genreally grated the banana after cooking. This can be served as a side dish with plain rice. Let us…

Plantain skin subji (nedran kaya tholi thoran)

This recipe i learnt from my grand maa. When i was a small kid after making banana chips my paatty (grand maa) used to make thoran or subji with the peeled skin of plantain banana or nendran kaya tholi without fail. This subji is my grand maa’s one of the favorite dish.   Do not use…

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….

Chena kadi or Yam curry.

Chena kadi is one of the traditional dish of Kerala. I learned this recipe from my grand mother Anthammai. She was an excellent cook. Chenai means Yam or suran.Yam is excellent medicine for piles. Yam  With in 15 minutes we can make this curry. This goes well with rice as a side dish. Let us…

Tomato kuruma

Tomato kuruma is a very healthy  gravy with less oil .This multi purpose kuruma can be made  with very few ingredients. We can pair this with Idli, Dosa, Idiyappam, Aappam, Pongal, Puri and roti. Let us see how to make this kuruma. Preparation time approx 15 to 20 minutes. Ingredients. 250 gram or 3 big…

Bindi masala with out onion garlic.

Bindi masala is one of the easiest dish which goes very well with any Indian bread. We need only very few ingredients to make this. Today i made this recipe without onion and garlic. Let us see how to make this yummy creamy curry. Preparation time 20 minutes. Ingredients. 20 bindi / ladies finger  cut…

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….