BINDI(LADYS FINGER / VENDAIKKAAI) FRY WITH CUMIN AND GARLIC FLAVOUR


BINDI(LADYS FINGER / VENDAIKKAAI) FRY WITH CUMIN AND GARLIC FLAVOUR

Bindi fry(vendaikkaai fry) is a very common dish, but this is a different flavoured spicy bindi fry with garlic and cumin flavor. It is so simple, but taste will be really amazing.
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ADAI RECIPE- SOUTH INDIAN ADAI DHOSAI RECIPE- KAARA ADAI

ADAI RECIPE- SOUTH INDIAN ADAI DHOSAI RECIPE- KAARA ADAI

After a small gap am posting now. Yeah., actually I was so busy and not even touched my laptop these many days J. In this gap, I totally forgot to celebrate my blog’s 1st anniversary too, which was on October 20. Before I planned to post a special sweet or cake recipe to make that day more special.  But not able to do. Now one more special thing is added for this date, yes, my sister delivered a cute baby girl on the same dateJ.
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COCONUT BURFI (THEGAAI BURFI) RECIPE


COCONUT BURFI (THEGAAI BURFI) RECIPE

Coconut burfi is a yummy easy burfi recipe which mainly uses coconut.

Generally we use freshly scraped coconut to make this burfi. Everyone have their own way of making.
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DEEPAVALI/ DIWALI RECIPE COLLECTIONS

DEEPAVALI/ DIWALI RECIPE COLLECTIONS

Deepavali/Diwali is one of the very popular festival all over india. For us pongal and deepavali both are equally important. while thinking of deepavali, new dress, sweets/savouries and crackers are the things which comes in mind first. Before and all the deepavali excitemets/expectations will come a month before deepavali day. The common talkings in school were about the dresses and snacks :).

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RIBBON PAKODA/ OLA PAKODA RECIPE - DIWALI RECIPES

RIBBON PAKODA/ OLA PAKODA RECIPE - DIWALI RECIPES


Ribbon pakoda or nada pakoda is one of the must prepare snacks for diwali. Even we can make this as snacks. Though the main ingredient for this pakoda is besan(gram flour) and rice flour, there are different  methods of preparations we follow.
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PAYATHAM PARUPPU (PASI PARUPPU) URUNDAI (MOONG DHAL LADDU)/ NEI URUNDAI RECIPE

PAYATHAM PARUPPU (PASI PARUPPU) URUNDAI (MOONG DHAL LADDU)/ NEI URUNDAI RECIPE

Deepavali is a very important festival in india. Everyone will be having therir own memories about deepavali. In tamil nadu, we make a lot of sweets and savouries for diwali. For diwali the first thing comes to our mind is new dresses ,palagarams and crackers. Yes., actually in our house for diwali only we will wear new dresses apart from birthday.

On thinking of the sweets and savouries for diwali, few snacks are must to prepare in our house, like thenkuzhal(thenthalai), Magizhambu(Magalambu), pakoda, rava urundai/payathamparuppu urundai, Getti urundai.
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BANANA FLAX SEEDS SMOOTHIE


BANANA FLAX SEEDS SMOOTHIE

Smoothie is a healthy ,tasty, filling drink perfect for all ages. This flax seeds banana smoothie is very good smoothie to have even during diets. The name itself says the main ingredients to make this smoothie are banana and flax seeds.

Actually am not a big fan of smoothies, but I loved this smoothie so much, hope you too J
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PANEER BUTTER MASALA RECIPE


PANEER BUTTER MASALA RECIPE

Paneer butter masala is one of the popular creamy north Indian side dish for roti varieties and mild pulaos. The name itself says the main ingredient is paneer.

Almost all my recent posts are south Indian, so after a long days, am posting one of my favourite scrumptious north Indian dish butter masala recipe.


PANEER BUTTER MASALA RECIPE


It is a mild spiced curry with cream and cashew paste which makes this curry as so rich. In addition we are making this curry in butter, which gives extraordinary taste and flavour.
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BLACK NIGHT SHADE LEAVES (MANATHAKKALI KEERAI) THANNI SAARU (SOUP)


BLACK NIGHT SHADE LEAVES (MANATHAKKALI KEERAI) THANNI SAARU (SOUP)

Manathakkali keerai(Black night shade leaves)is one of the very good medicinal herb which is very good in curing ulcers, both stomach and mouth ulcers. You can even chew the leaf as raw daily in the morning to relieve from mouth ulcers.

This thanni saru(soup) is really a tasty yummy soup made using mnathakkaali leaves along with coconut milk and cumin seeds. Youcan even make simple kootu with this leaves, but I would say, this thanni saru is the best recipe to prepare with manathakkali leaves, That much I love this yummy thanni saru.
BLACK NIGHT SHADE LEAVES (MANATHAKKALI KEERAI) THANNI SAARU (SOUP)


We can even drink this thanni saru as such or mix with hot rice and relish. As we have added coconut milk and cumin with this leaves, this thanni saru will act as a good coolant too.

My amma used to eat few leaves as raw whenever she have mouth ulcers. And mostly makes thanni saru only with this leaves atleast monthly once, as we had a lot of manathakkali plant in our backyards. She even prepare the vatral with the manathakkali kai. With these vatrals we can make yummy vatha kuzhambu.
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KARAMANI(BLACK EYED PEAS) SUNDAL- NAVARATHRI RECIPES


KARAMANI(BLACK EYED PEAS) SUNDAL- NAVARATHRI RECIPES

There are variety of sundals we can make by using moong dhal, channa dhaletc., Sundal is one of the very healthy , traditional snack recipe which is perfect for kids and elders too.

Now navarathri  is going on. Sundal is a very popular and must do neivethiyam for navarathri pooja. Today am posting the recipe of kaaramani sundal(black eyed beans sundal) with sundal podi. Yes., in this recipe I have added a special flavourful simple spice powder to give extraordinary taste to the sundal.
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