Coconut Thogayal | Thengai Thuvaiyal

Coconut Thogayal | Thengai Thuvaiyal | Step by step procedure with pictures Coconut thogayal is simple side dish which you can make in no time. Thogayal is different from chutney. Thogayal is usually served with hot steamed rice with a dollop of ghee or sesame oil whereas chutney is commonly served with Idly / Dosa / Upma and many other tiffin or snack varieties. Other … Continue reading Coconut Thogayal | Thengai Thuvaiyal

THATTA PAYIR AVARAIKAI KUZHUMBU | Cow peas with Broad Beans

THATTA PAYIR AVARAIKAI KUZHUMBU | Cow peas with Broad Beans |Karamani / Black-eyed Pea Puli Kuzhambu – Step by step pictured procedure Cow peas are also known as black eyed peas or black eyed beans. It is also known as karamani or Thatta payir in tamil and lobia in Hindi. This kuzhambu has a gravy consistency which pairs well with Ragi Kali or Kambu kali … Continue reading THATTA PAYIR AVARAIKAI KUZHUMBU | Cow peas with Broad Beans

Beans Parupu Usili | Beans with Dal

Beans Parupu Usili | Beans with Dal | Step By Step Procedure with Pictures Paruppu Usili is a traditional Tamil recipe which is popular among Brahmin Community. Cluster beans (Kothavarangai) and Beans are commonly used vegetables in this Usili. Today I am sharing Beans Usili. Beans cooked along with toor dal or channa dal or combination of both. You can cook the dal in two … Continue reading Beans Parupu Usili | Beans with Dal

RAGI ADAI WITH DRUMSTICK LEAVES – Kezhvaragu(Finger Millet)Adai

RAGI ADAI WITH DRUMSTICK LEAVES – Kezhvaragu (Finger Millet) Adai Millet foods are healthy and nutritious. I have already shared Ragi Puttu and Ragi Semiya recipe. Finger Millet also known as Ragi / Kezhvaragu is best when cooked along with drumstick leaves. Today I am sharing an easy and tasty adai recipe. I am using store bought ragi flour. You can use home made ragi flour or you … Continue reading RAGI ADAI WITH DRUMSTICK LEAVES – Kezhvaragu(Finger Millet)Adai

FISH THOKKU – Village Style Fish

FISH THOKKU – Village Style Fish Meen Thokku is a traditional village style fish recipe. Thokku is like a semi-gravy recipe.  It tastes spicy and little tangy. Interesting point is we are using shallow fried fish in this thokku. Also we are not adding any coconut or tamarind in this recipe. While discussing about Sea food recipes one of friend gave me this recipe. I … Continue reading FISH THOKKU – Village Style Fish

BOTTLE GOURD WITH LENTILS – Sorakkai Kootu

BOTTLE GOURD WITH LENTILS – Sorakkai Kootu Kootu is a comon South Indian recipe made using vegetables and lentils. It is light, healthy and tasty recipe. I am preparing bottle gourd(sorakkai) kootu today. You can use other vegetables like snake gourd or chow chow also for this kootu. It goes well with Vatha kuzhambu or any other kara kuzhambu recipes. Basically we do not add … Continue reading BOTTLE GOURD WITH LENTILS – Sorakkai Kootu