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Egg Dosa

Egg Dosa

Egg Dosa is a South Indian Dish prepared by most Tamils of Tamil Nadu. Egg Dosa is a Dosa made out of the regular Dosa batter and spread with an omelet. Egg Dosa can be basically made in three methods; one by spreading a plain […]

Coconut Cookies Eggless Recipe

Coconut Cookies Eggless Recipe

How to make Egg less Whole Wheat Coconut Cookies? Coconut Cookies Egg less Ingredients: Wheat Flour – ½ cup All Purpose Flour – ½ cup Sugar – ½ cup Butter – ½ cup Baking Soda – ½ Tsp Cardamom Powder – ½ Tsp Cashew – […]

Tamil New Year Recipes

Tamil New Year Recipes

Tamil New Year Recipes | தமிழ் புத்தாண்டு ரெசீபீக்கள் | South Indian Thali

Tamil new year is celebrated on the first day of Chithirai in the tamil calendar. In 2018 the tamil new year falls on Saturday, the 14 April. Tamil new year is known as Tamil Puthandu or தமிழ் புத்தாண்டு , is also known as Puthuvarusham. Tamil new year festival date is set with the solar cycle of the lunisolar Hindu calendar, as the first day of the Tamil month Chithirai. Therefore it almost always falls on or about 14 April on the English calendar. The day is observed by Hindus as the traditional new year, but and is known as Vishu in Kerala, and Vaisakhi in central and north india.

On this day , tamil people greet each other and the day is observed as a family time. Clean up their house , prepare a tray with fruits and flowers and auspicious items, light up the pooja Altar and visit local temples.People wear new clothes and youngster go to elders seektheir blessings and prat their respects and the family has a vegterian feast. Usually this feast consists of all the six tastes known as arusuvai, which symbolically means that the year ahead will have all the ups and downs   of life.

Recipe collection for Tamil new year and its links are given below.

1. Carrot Halwa
2. Gulab Jamoon
3. Kootu
4. Masal Vadai
5. Potato curry
6. Carrot Raita
7. Avakkai Pickle

8. Aviyal
9. Poriyal
10. Chips

11. Paruppu
12. Milagu Kulambu
13. Sambar
14. Rasam
15. Mor Kulambu

Thalippu Vadagam Recipe

Thalippu Vadagam Recipe

Thalippu Vadagam | Small Onion Thalippu Vadagam Thalippu vadagam is a mixing of small onion, garlic and some spices. It is used in the seasoning of sambar, kootu and chutney. It enhances the flavor of the sambar. Some people make chutney with this vadagam. Only […]

Kothavarangai Vathal Recipe

Kothavarangai Vathal Recipe

Kothavarangai Vathal | Sun dried Cluster Beans When summer women are interested to make vathal and vadams. It is useful when the veggies are high in rate. It is handy in the rainy season also. In chettinad we make kothavarangai vathal in different method. we […]

How to make Wheat Idiyappam?

How to make Wheat Idiyappam?

Wheat Idiyappam | Kothumai Idiyappam
Wheat is good for diabetes. Diabetic people eat chapati and wheat rava upma regularly. For a change i made wheat idiyappam with wheat. It is good for health because it is a steamed recipe. Wheat idiyappam is good for diabetes also.

Ingredients:
Dry roasted wheat  flour – 1cup
Salt – to taste
Water – as required

Here is a quick video

Method:
Dry roast wheat in a pan till nice aroma comes and slightly puffed up. Grind it in the rice mill.
Add salt and mix it well.

Add plain water little by little and make a smooth dough.

Fill the dough in the idiyappam press . Make idiyappam in the idli steamer.

Steam cook for 10 minutes. Serve with sambar.

Note:
we can make vegetable idiyappam also.
Don’t use hot water.

How to make Sundakkai Vathal?

How to make Sundakkai Vathal?

Sundakkai Vathal |Sun Dried Turkey Berry Sundakai is an iron rich vegetable. It is good for health. It is known as turkey berry in English. It increases body’s haemoglobin level. We can make vathal and store it for one year for further use. Sundakkai vathal […]

Uugadi pachadi Recipe

Uugadi pachadi Recipe

Ugadi Pachadi | Veppampoo Pachadi Ugadi is a Telugu new year. Celebrated by telugu people. The day is celebrated by drawing colorful Rangoli, mango leaf decorations on doors, buying and giving gifts to friends and relatives.  On that day they  prepare and share a special […]

Koozh vadam with rice flour

Koozh vadam with rice flour

Rice Flour Vadam | Colour Rice flour vadam 

 Rice flour vadam is very easy to make, even the beginners can try little quantity and try how it comes. It will dry quickly and this can be tried even on mild summer days. Try this and share your feed back with me.
Preparation time – 20 minutes
Drying time – 3 days
Yield – 150 gms
Here is a quick video

Ingredients:
Raw rice flour – 1 cup
Water – 5 ½ cup
Greenchilli paste – 1 tsp
Salt – ¾ tsp
Cuminseed – ½tsp
Green food colour – pinch
Pink food colour – Pinch
Method:
Add rice flour in a vessel. Add 2 ½ cup of water and make a smooth batter without lumps. Boil  3 cups of water.

Add rice batter to it and stir continuously.Add green chilli paste, cumin seed and salt in the batter and stir well.

Cook slowly with continuous stirring. When rice batter becomes shiny, switch off the stove. Keep aside to cool.

 Divide this into three portion and food colours. Keep little amount of batter in the cloth with a help of spoon.

Dry in the hot sun. After a day sprinkle water on the reverse side of the cloth and peel. Put it in the plate and dry for another two days.

Then store in the air tight container for about a year or two.

Heat little oil in a pan and fry vadams. Serve with rice or any variety rice.

Note:
If you want you can add javvarisi flour 2 tablsp. Adding Javvarisi flour gives extra crispness to the vadam.
You can grind the rice and make the vadam also.
If you want you can add red chilli powder instead of green chilli paste.
 If you want you can add asafetida also.

Sorakkai Sambar

Sorakkai Sambar

Sorakkai Sambar Recipe / How to make Surakkai Sambar Sambar recipe is a common and essential recipe in South India.We can make sambar in different types. Here is a simple and quick Sorakkai Sambar recipe. Ingredients Sorakkai- 1 cup chopped Small onion- 10 Tomato- 1 […]

Pirandai Kulambu Recipe

Pirandai Kulambu Recipe

Pirandai Kulambu Here is the pirandai picture Ingredients Pirandai- 1 cup chopped Small onion- 25 Garlic cloves- 10 Tomato- 1 Curry leaves- Few Gingelly oil- 2 tablsp Urad dal- ¼ tsp Mustard- ¼ tsp Cumin- ¼ tsp Fenugreek- few Tamarind- small marble size Salt- to […]


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