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…]
Peerkangai Kadaiyal is a village style preparation. This is a Tamil Nadu style preparation. Kadaiyal means adding the required vegetables and cooking well and mashing with wooden masher called mathu and tempered with some tempering. Peerkangai Kadaiyal goes well with stemed rice or dosa. Peerkangai is also known as Ridge Gourd, Turai or Beerakaya .
Bitter gourd is one of the healthiest vegetable. It is rich in fiber and is good for people with diabetes. Even though bitter gourd tastes bitter it has lots of essential nutrients and anti-oxidants. Bitter gourd is beneficial for people who have asthma, cold and cough. It is an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, … [Read more…]
Ama vadai is a special traditional dish that is made during Bhogi festival. This vadai is made of toor dhal, ured dhal and channa dhal with some spices. This vadai is called ama vadai because, the outer covering looks like tortoise (aamai) as it is hard. It is also called as mupparuppu vadai as it … [Read more…]
I always want to try traditional recipes at my home. Cooking is an art. If we have interest in cooking, we can try anything and make it better. Yesterday I made Varu Payaru which my mother used to make. I bought fresh Mochai kottai or Field beans. When I bought field beans, immediately I remembered … [Read more…]
When I was young, my mother used to keep stock of all types of powders at home like Paruppu podi, Thengai podi, Curry leaves podi and many more. We can take this podi add in hot rice along with Gingilly oil and have. The taste is very awesome. It comes handy, if you feel like … [Read more…]