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THIRUVATHIRAI KALI RECIPE/ THIVATHIRA KALI- KALI FOR MAARGAZHI THIRUVATHIRAI


THIRUVATHIRAI KALI RECIPE/ THIVATHIRA KALI- KALI FOR MAARGAZHI THIRUVATHIRAI

Thiruvathirai kali is a healthy recipe which we prepare on thiruvathirai day. Thiruvathirai is a festival we celebrate on the full moon day of tamil month margazhi. This day is special for lord shiva. So we make this kali as nivethiyam and offer to god.
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VEGETABLE FRIED RICE RECIPE- CHINESE RECIPES


VEGETABLE FRIED RICE RECIPE- CHINESE RECIPES

Fried rice is a favourite Chinese recipe favourite for most of us. It is so simple to make yet delicious rice.

Actually till few years back ie., before my marriage, I didn’t even know that we can make fried rice in home, and though it is something difficult to prepare. Later on while seeing the recipe I got surprised and it is that much easy to make.
VEGETABLE FRIED RICE RECIPE- CHINESE RECIPES

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TOMATO RICE- SOUTH INDIAN TOMATO RICE(THAKKALI SATHAM) RECIPE- VARIETY RICE RECIPES


TOMATO RICE- SOUTH INDIAN TOMATO RICE(THAKKALI SATHAM) RECIPE- VARIETY RICE RECIPES

Tomato rice is very simple variety rice. It is perfect to pack for lunch box. Actually we can prepare tomato rice as one pot dish. But traditionally we make tomato masala first and then will mix with the rice.
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KOLLU RASAM/ HORSE GRAM SOUP - HORSE GRAM RASAM RECIPE

KOLLU RASAM/ HORSE GRAM SOUP - HORSE GRAM RASAM RECIPE

Rasam is a very popular common recipe in south india. There are variety of rasam we can prepare like tomato rasam, garlic rasam, kollu rasam, lemon rasam, coconut milk rasam etc., Though it is a very common, everyone have their own way of making rasam.
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ARISI (RICE) PAYASAM/KHEER USING JAGGERY - RICE COCONUT KHEER(ARISI THENGAAI PAYASAM)

ARISI (RICE) PAYASAM/KHEER USING JAGGERY - RICE COCONUT KHEER(ARISI THENGAAI PAYASAM)

Arisi payasam is one of the traditional payasam/Kheer we make in our house mainly for poojas. In this payasam we have used jaggery for sweetness and ground coconut.
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CARROT HALWA RECIPE/ GAJAR KA HALWA USING PALM CANDY


CARROT HALA RECIPE/ GAJAR KA HALWA  USING PALM CANDY

Carrot halw is a scrumptious sweet prepared using carrots and milk. Generally we use Sugar for the sweetness, but in this recipe I have used palm candy, yes., actually nowadays I am trying to avoid white sugar , so replaced white sugar with palm candy. You can use the white sugar also if you like.
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SUBZ PULAO (VEGETABLE RICE) NO ONION NO GARLIC PULAO- LEFT OVER RICE RECIPES



SUBZ PULAO (VEGETABLE RICE) NO ONION NO GARLIC PULAO- LEFT OVER RICE RECIPES
Subz pulao is one of the very easy rice recipes with minimal ingredients. This recipe doen’t needs more veggies also, so chopping time also will be less. It is a no onion garlic recipe.
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SWEET JAGGERY PUTTU/ VELLA PUTTU - SWEET PUTTU USING IDIYAPPAM FLOUR

SWEE JAGGERY PUTTU/ VELLA PUTTU - SWEET PUTTU USING IDIYAPPAM FLOUR

Puttu is a popular healthy snack/breakfast item in south india. Generally the puttu will prepared prepared with coconut and then served with any spicy curry recipe commonly with channa(kadalai curry).

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RAVA URUNDAI (RAVA LADDU) / SOOJI LADDU RECIPE- SEMOLINA LADDU


RAVA URUNDAI (RAVA LADDU) / SOOJI LADDU RECIPE

Rava urundai(Rava laddu) is a very popular laddu recipe using rava(sooji). The recipe for this rava laddu may vary , some will use milk, some will prepare sugar syrup to make the laddu.
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THEN KUZHAL(THENTHALAI) / CHAKLI / MURUKKU RECIPE

THEN KUZHAL(THENTHALAI) / CHAKLI / MURUKKU RECIPE

Then kuzhal is a must prepare murukku variety for diwali. In almost all of the houses this murukku will be there in deepavali pakshanam list.

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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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SWEET CORN PEPPER SUNDAL

SWEET CORN PEPPER SUNDAL

Sweet corn sundal is the very easy sundal recipe of all other sundals. Like moong dhal sundal there is no need to soak the corn for sundal, so you can make this in jiffy.
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AVAL KESARI/ POHA/FLATTENED RICE KESARI

AVAL KESARI/ POHA/FLATTENED RICE KESARI

Kesari is a instant sweet that we make commonly for guest visits to serve for breakfast or evening snacks. Generally we make kesari using Rava(semolina). It is one of the very easy sweets  but little tricky. Ok, will post that recipe in near future as separate. Now coming to today’s recipe aval kesari. Yes., kesari using Aval(poha/flattened rice).

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GREEN GRAM SPICY SUNDAL/ PACHA PAYARU KAARA SUNDAL



GREEN GRAM SPICY SUNDAL/ PACHA PAYARU KAARA SUNDAL
Sundal is a healthy, simple snack perfect for elders and even for kids. For navarathri , am posting few sundal recipes,on that row , here is the one more variety of sundal.
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GREEN GRAM SWEET SUNDAL- SWEET PAYARU SUNDAL


SWEET GREEN GRAM SUNDAL- SWEET PAYARU SUNDAL

Sundal is a healthy, simple snack perfect for elders and even for kids. For navarathri , am posting few sundal recipes,on that row , here is the one more variety of sundal.
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NAVARATHRI RECIPE COLLECTIONS

NAVARATHRI RECIPE COLLECTIONS

Navarathri is one of the very popular festivals all over india. The way of celebration may vary from state to state, but commonly it is celebrated for nine days and we worship the three main goddesses saraswathi, Lakshmi and Parvathi(Shakthi).
The main thing for this festival is Golu. We keep the goddess statues and dolls in the golu and do pooja regularly for those nine days.
Pooja means there should be something as neivethiyam. Generally we make sundals as neivethiyam for navarathri. For neivethiyam we should not add onion and garlic.
Here is the collection of some sundal recipes and other few recipes like rice/pongal for navarathri pooja/ neivethiyam.
Also have given the link for payasam/kheer recipes and vadai recipes to prepare on the saraswathi pooja and vijayadhasami days.

Sundal Recipes:
http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/konda-kadalai-black-chickpeas-channa.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/mint-and-coriander-flavoured-peas.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/vada-paruppu-paasi-paruppu-sundalmoong.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/green-gram-spicy-sundal-pacha-payaru.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/green-gram-sweet-sundal-sweet-payaru.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/sweet-corn-pepper-sundal.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/karamaniblack-eyed-peas-sundal.html


Rice & pongal Recipes:
http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/lemon-rice-recipeelumichai-satham-rice.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/05/puli-satham-puliodharai-puliogare.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/coconut-rice-thengaai-satham-recipe.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/12/tomato-rice-south-indian-tomato.html

href= http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/kalkandu-sugar-candy-pongal-kalkandu.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/01/akkaara-adisalakkara-vadisal-sweet-milk.html


Other Recipes:
http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/05/almond-milk-kesari-how-to-make-milk.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/07/wheat-rava-kesari-broken-wheat-kesari.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/09/aval-kesari-pohaflattened-rice-kesari.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2018/01/rava-kesari-recipe-semolinasooji-ka.html

http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/05/medu-vada-using-keeraiamaranth-leaves.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2017/04/masala-vadai-paruppu-vada-channa-dhal.html http://www.kuzhalisamaiyalarai.in/2018/01/medu-vada-urad-dhal-vadaulunthu-vadai.html

Kheer Recipes:
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