31 Jan 2015

Cucumber Raita Recipe :

Cucumber raita recipe ...


Prep Time : 5 mins
Cucumber Raita Recipe 
Cooking Time : 5 mins
Cuisine : Indian

Bhuna Masala - Basic Curry Masala for Gravy Dishes :

Bhuna masala or basic curry masala is ready to be used in various curries, vegetable and non vegetarian dishes.Bhuna Masala Recipe is a ready fried masala paste used for making thick brown-red curry / sauce or base. Bhuna means to fry in India hence the title. It hails from North East India, Calcutta and also some parts of Uttar Pradesh. I have kept the bhuna masala red as when I make any dish I would saute them first once it becomes brown then use them for making curries or veggies.Have stored them in the refrigerator with oil so it keep for a longer time.....



Moong Dal Sambar (Paasi Paruppu / Siru Paruppu Sambar) Recipe :

Moong Dal Sambar (Paasi Paruppu / Siru Paruppu Sambar), a tiffin sambar variety which is made watery and goes well with idli or dosa.....


Prep Time : 20 mins
Moong dal sambar  (Paasi Paruppu / Siru Paruppu Sambar) Recipe
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

Garam Masala Powder - Homemade Garam Masala Powder Recipe :

The art of blending Garam masala involves grinding or pounding a combination of dried spices. All the spices are roasted before they are ground into a fine powder. It is recommended that the spices are blended freshly. This masala powder is ideally suits for veg. and non veg. preparation......


Prep Time : 5 mins 
Homemade Garam Masala Powder 
Cooking Time : 5 - 10 mins
Cuisine : Indian

Peanut Masala / Masala Kadalai / Masala Peanuts / Fried peanuts - Festival recipes :

Masala Peanuts can be savored as a snack along with tea or coffee.....


Prep Time : 15 mins
Peanut Masala / Masala Kadalai / Masala Peanuts
Cooking Time : 1 min for each batch
Cuisine : Indian

30 Jan 2015

Hotel Style Tiffen Sambar / Tiffen Sambar Recipe :

Hotel Style Tiffen Sambar......


Prep Time : 10 mins
Hotel Style Tiffen sambar / Tiffen sambar recipe
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Cuisine: South Indian 

Hotel style coconut chutney recipe / quick coconut chutney recipe :

Hotel style coconut chutney...



Prep Time :10 mins
Hotel style coconut chutney recipe / quick coconut chutney recipe 
Total Time : 10 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

29 Jan 2015

Sweet Chaat Chutney / Tamarind Date Chutney :

This quick sweet chutney has the perfect balance of flavors of sweet and sour using dates and tamarind. A whole new dimension is added to the flavor of this chutney by the use of spices like chilly powder, cumin and black salt, which make this chutney a truly delicious accompaniment...



Prep Time : 10 mins
Sweet Chaat Chutney I Tamarind Date Chutney
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Cuisine : Indian

28 Jan 2015

Instant Mango Pickle Recipe :

Instant mango pickle.....



Prep Time : 10 mins

Instant Mango Pickle 
Cooking Time : 5 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

Chaat Green Chutney recipe :

A green mint and coriander flavored chutney which is great for sandwich spreads. Mint adds freshness to this chutney. green chutney is probably the most favorite Indian accompaniment. Crispy samosas, dhoklas , dahi vada, dahi puri etc. are considered incomplete without this chutney. The chutney can be stored refrigerated for up-to a week.



Prep Time : 10 mins
Chaat Green Chutney
Cooking time : 5 mins
Cuisine : Indian

27 Jan 2015

Vadagam Onion Chutney Recipe :

Easy and tasty vadagam onion chutney..It well goes with idly and dosa...Let's see step by step pictures....

Prep Time : 5 mins
Vadagam Onion Chutney 
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

Omapodi Recipe - Plain Sev / Easy snacks :

Omapodi is a traditional south Indian snack that is prepared during the festival of Diwali. Plain sev, crispy string kind of addictive snack that all foodies love as topping of chats.


Prep Time : 30 mins
Omapodi Recipe - Plain Sev 
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

25 Jan 2015

Kondakadalai Potato Curry recipe :

Kondakadali curry is a coconut based kala chana (black chickpeas) curry that is rich in protein and lip smacking good when eaten with many starch dishes .Shallots or sambar onions and fresh coconut are essential ingredients.....



Prep Time : 15 mins
Kondakadalai Potato Curry recipe
Cooking Time : 20 - 25 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

20 Jan 2015

Nellore Fish Kuzhambu - Nellore Chappla Pulusu recipe :

Nellore chapala pulusu is famous all over Andhra..and most sought after by non vegetarians..in this curry fish is cooked in tangy tamarind juice and tastes heavenly with boiled rice...



Prep Time : 20 mins
Andhra Fish Kuzhambu
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Cuisine : South Indian / Andhra Recipes

Idly Upma - Left over Idly recipe :

Idly upma is a very simple and delicious dish made with leftover idlis.This is a very common breakfast dish in South India, which can be prepared in no time.You can prepare this upma even if your idlis are hard....




Prep Time : 10 mins
Idly Upma - Left over Idly recipe
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

Raw Garlic spicy chutney / Kara Poondu chutney Recipe :

Spicy and tasty garlic chutney......



Prep Time : 5 mins
Raw Garlic spicy chutney
Cooking Time : 5 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

19 Jan 2015

Kadappa Recipe - Kumbakonam Kadappa recipe / Side dish for Idly,dosa :

Kadappa otherwise called as Kumbakonam Kadappa is a very scrumptious side dish for Idli or Dosa. This is one of the popular dishes in Tanjore district. Every restaurant in kumbakonam and other areas of Tanjore district serves this yummy dish for the breakfast. Very simple to make and a best combination for Idli and Dosa........


PrepTime : 15 mins 
Kadappa Recipe - Kumbakonam Kadappa recipe / Side dish for Idly,dosa
Cooking Time : 15 mins 

Cuisine: South Indian

Green Masala fish fry recipe :

Delicious green masala fish fry......

Prep Time : 20 mins
Green Masala fish fry
Marination Time : 1 hour and 30 mins.
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

Sliced Egg masala / Egg thokku recipe :

Spicy and tasty egg masala .......




Prep time : 10 min
Sliced Egg masala / Egg thokku recipe
Cooking Time : 20 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

Karuvadu Kuzhambu / Nethilli Karuvadu - Dry fish kuzhambu recipe :

South Indian most famous delicious recipe Nethili meen / Anchovies dry fish curry....


Prep time : 10 mins
Karuvaddu Kuzhambu - Dry fish kuzhambu recipe
Cooking time : 30 mins
Cuisine : South Indian

5 Jan 2015

Garlic Butter Naan recipe / Egg-less Naan Recipe :

An easy North Indian Flat bread , egg-less naan recipe which can be prepared by your own hands at home with less ingredients...

Simple Pasta recipe :

Pasta recipes are very nice and easy to cook.Here am preparing a simple tomato sauce pasta....


Ponnanganni Keerai Masiyal :

Ponnanganni keerai masiyal recipe....


Tawa Idly Podi / Gun powder for Idly Dosa Tawa Fry :

Tawa Idly podi or Milagai podi is made perfect blend of spices using with less ingredients....

Mulam Pazham Juice / Muskmelon Juice / Cantaloupe Juice recipe / Kirni pazham Juice recipe:

Easy and simple mulam pazham juice....Refreshing and healthy drink...Its high water content makes it equal for the fluid loss from the body by perspiration in heat....


Homemade Sambar powder - South Indian sambar powder :

 Traditional south Indian sambar powder..Sambar is one of the important part in our cuisine .let's see step by step pictures....

Mint & Coriander leaves thogayal - Pudhina & Kothamallli thogayal recipe :

Mint and coriander thogayal is simple to make and use for both tiffen and rice varieties...Its well suited for long traveling....Let's see step by step pictures...


Kuska Biryani - Plain Biryani recipe :

Kuska biryani or plain biryani cooked in onions, tomato base without using any vegetables or meat... Kuska biryani is more of flavorful rice with lots of spices, mint leaves and coriander leaves...Let's see step by step pictures...


Tomato Chutney / Thakkali Chutney - Version : 1

South Indian tomato chutney....Simple and tasty chutney well goes with Idly and dosa...


Tomato Chutney / Thakkali Chutney - Version : 2

Simple and tasty tomato chutney....


4 Jan 2015

Mint rice / Pudhina sadam recipe : Version - 1

This is very simple and flavorful rice...Let's see step by step pictures.....


Maa Inji Urugai / Mango Ginger pickle - Maa Inji recipes :

Maa Inji urugai....

Malli podi - Coriander powder / Homemade coriander powder :

Homemade roasted coriander powder.....

Ellu chutney - Sesame seed chutney in Andhra style :

Ellu chutney / sesame seed chutney is very easy and tasty chutney....Sesame seeds are naturally rich..

Cauliflower Tandoori & Grilled cauliflower in microwave oven : ( In 2 method )

Cauliflower Tandoori in microwave oven....Let's see step by step pictures....



Brinjal Puli Kulambu - Kathirikai Puli Kulambu recipes :

South Indian famous Brinjal puli kulambu.....

Rasam powder - Homemade South Indian Rasam Powder :

Rasam powder is very simple to make and is very handy too...You can use this rasam powder for any type of rasam...let's see step by step pictures.....