Ulundhu Sadam or Black Ured Dahl rice and Ellu (sesame seeds) thuvayal is a traditional Tirunelveli dish. This is usually prepared for teenage girls whenthey attain puberty. Black ured dhal is rich in minerals including potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorous and calcium which play a crucial role in maintaining the density of bones.
Sundaikkai (Turkey Berry) is usually grown in the backyards of many homes. It has lots of health benefits. Turkey berry increases the production of red blood cells and so it is good for people with anemia. Sundaikkai is good for people with diabetes as it helps to control blood sugar. They also help lower blood … [Read more…]
Kadappa is a traditional dish of Kumbakonam in Tamilnadu. It is called as Kumbakonam kadappa and is made using moong dhal and potatoes cooked with some spices and adding ground coconut mixture. Kadappa is a rich gravy which goes well with Idly or Dosa. You can find kadappa in every restaurant in Kumbakonam. This recipe … [Read more…]
In this season, we get lots of mangoes. Mangai thokku is a pickle which is made from raw mango. We make thokku by peeling the raw mangoes and grating them and adding some spices. Mango thokku will be very tasty and tangy and it goes well with curd rice. It also goes well with idly … [Read more…]
We make different types of snacks in our home.we make snacks like murukku, thattai, ribbon pakoda, omapodi, etc. We generally make thattai using rice flour. But I have made thattai using wheat flour. This is a crispy deep fried snack. To make crispy thattai, we need to roll it thin, otherwise the thattai will not … [Read more…]