Festival Recipe · Snack


FRIED GRAM (Pottukadalai) POORANAM KOZHUKATTAI Kozhukatti ( Rice dumpling ) is very common in South India and are identified by different names in different states. Pooranam kozhukattai is a stuffed recipe covered with rice flour. Kozhukattai is usually made during Vinayagar Chadhurthi festival. Today I am sharing an easy pooranam (stuffing) made with fried gram.…… Continue reading FRIED GRAM (Pottukadalai) POORANAM KOZHUKATTAI


CANDIED PEANUTS – Caramelized Sugar Peanuts

CANDIED PEANUTS – Caramelized Sugar Peanuts / Groundnuts Candied Peanuts / Caramelized Peanuts / Sugar Coated Peanuts are known by different names. It is the easiest snack ever and absolutely scrumptious. These candied peanuts are crunchy and very satisfying. You can top it with Salt / Cinnamon / Paprika / Vanilla Essence / Orange zest…… Continue reading CANDIED PEANUTS – Caramelized Sugar Peanuts

Festival Recipe · Snack

THENKAI POORANAM KOZHUKATTAI – Coconut Stuffed Kozhukattai

THENKAI POORANAM KOZHUKATTAI – Coconut Stuffed Kozhukattai Kozhukattai is a famous South Indian dumpling made using rice flour as a main ingredient. It can be prepared in sweet and savoury flavours. These dumplings are often prepared during Vinayagar Chathurthi festival as an offering to Lord Ganesha. Today I am sharing a sweet stuffing made with coconut…… Continue reading THENKAI POORANAM KOZHUKATTAI – Coconut Stuffed Kozhukattai



PEANUT / GROUNDNUT CHUTNEY Chutney is a creamy side dish that is served with idly, dosa varieties or many Indian breakfast recipe. Peanut(Groundnut) chutney is slightly tangy, spicy and nutty in taste. You can prepare this chutney with coconut or without coconut. Both tastes delicious. Today I am posting the chutney with coconut version. SERVING…… Continue reading PEANUT / GROUNDNUT CHUTNEY


BEETROOT STIR FRY – Beetroot Poriyal

BEETROOT STIR FRY – Beetroot Poriyal Beetroot is rich in Vitamin C. It is also loaded with Iron, Protein and other minerals. It is good to add beetroot in your weekly menu. Beetroot stir-fry is simple side dish for white rice or chapati. Beetroot is sweet in nature. Today I am posting a spicy version…… Continue reading BEETROOT STIR FRY – Beetroot Poriyal


CARROT PORIYAL – Grated Carrot Stir Fry

CARROT PORIYAL – Grated Carrot Stir Fry Carrot is a very common vegetable. Eating fresh carrot is really a healthy habit. Grated Carrot stir fry/ Carrot poriyal is an easy and simple South Indian side dish recipe. When you have less time for preparing lunch box, do this carrot poriyal and simply mix cooked white…… Continue reading CARROT PORIYAL – Grated Carrot Stir Fry