Masala Idly

Idly is one of the most popular breakfast item of South India. I made this masala idly with left over idly’s.I used small or mini idly for this masala idly. We can make this masla idly  with big size idly’s also. Cut the idly’s in to pieces and use it. Very easy break fast for…

Boondi Ladoo

Boondi ladoo is one of the popular sweet from South India.It is an unavoidable sweet during festivals, marriages, baby shower, engagements etc.  Two  tricky part of making  this ladoo is the correct consistency of sugar syrup and the shape of boondi.I have explained step by step recipe with pictures. Let us see how to make…

Thukkada

Thukkada is one of the easiest snack/savoury . Even begginers can do it.This yummy snack does not need any expertise. Thukka is very crucnhy and spicy in taste. We can make this with wheat flour and All purpouse flour or mix of both . Today i made this with wheat flour. Let us see how…

Mullu murukku or Muthusari

I learnt this traditional recipe from my Amma. I never failed in making this, Muthusari  or mullu murukku is very crispy with my amma’s measurements of rice and daal flours. It is a  must savoury  for Diwali at out home. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time approx 45 to 1 hour minutes….

Stuffed capsicum oothappam

Stuffed capsicum oothappam. Oothappam is made with dosa or idly batter.I was planning to make something different for my breakfast.  I made the oothappam in a different way this time.. I was having some capsicum at home. Thought of making stuffed  oothappam . Very simple to make with different tastes. Capsicum oothappam is good for…

Coriander leaves and peanut chutney

This gujarati style coriander and peanut chutney is a good side dish for all typles of sandwiches, dhokla, khandvi, bhajiyas ,idly , dosa etc. It svery easy to make this chutney with very few items. We can store in refrigerator for few days.Let us see how to make this all purpose chutney with in few…

Pavakka and kathirikka ellu curry or Bittergourd and Brinjal curry.

One of the traditional gravy which goes well with rice, Idly and dosa. It’s bitter,sweet,spicy,tangy in taste. Some people are calling  pavakka kathirikka curry. I learnt this curry from my aunt. Let us see how to make this very traditional curry. Preparation time approx 20 to 30 minutes Ingredients.   1.bittergourd 5 to 6 round…

Beans paruppu usili.( Beans with mix daal fry)

Paruppu usili is a popular side dish of tamil brahmins. It is a cobination of daal and vegetables. Banana flower, Broad beans, Cluster beans and french  beans are commnly used vegetables to make this type of curry. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time 30  to 35 minutes. Soaking time 30 to 40…

Milk powder burfi

Milk powder burfi is an easy sweet dish made with milk powder.We can make this sweet  within 15 to 20 minutes with very few items. Try this sweet for this Diwali. It is very easy to make even for the beginners. I have explained the recipe with step by step pictures. Let us see how…

Benne dosa or butter dosa

Benne dosa or butter dosa.   I have tasted this dosa at Bangalore. Benne means Butter in Kannada. This dosa is very popular in Davanagere at Katnataka .Making the batter for this dosa is slightly different from normal dosa. Let us see how to make this dosa. Preparationtion time 10 minutes.  Soaking time 5 to…

nendran pazham halwa or plantain halwa

Being a keralite we have lot of nendran pzham at my home garden . I love this banana in any form. I tried this halwa for navrathri festival. It is very easy to make with very few items. Let us see how to make this, Preparation time approx 20 to 25 minutes. Ingredients. 3 riped…

Kara vadai

Kravadai is one of the popular evening snack from Trivandrum city ( Kerala).This evening snack is very special in Trivandrum. Still in Agraharam (where  tamil brahmins are living) people are making this at home and selling it in the evening. Being from Trivandrum i love this snack. My periyamma is an expert in making this….