PINEAPPLE PULISERI

PINEAPPLE PULISERI/ PINEAPPLE YOGURT CURRY is a sweet and sour curry, from God’s own country, Kerala. It’s mildly spiced but packed with flavor, and can be served with rice for a yummy tummy. I’m usually someone who is very sceptical about pineapple in savoury dishes, but I ate this on my trip to Kerala, and […]

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ILAI VADAM

RICE FRYUMS/ ELAI VADAM, a time consuming, but a not-so-complicated recipe in Tamil cuisine. Fryums/ vathals/ vadams are usually rice-based, and therefore, an integral part of many South Indian cuisines. Every summer in Chennai is synonymous with mercury rising. Yes, that is the place which gave me my best memories, and continues to give me […]

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PLANTAIN ROAST

PLANTAIN ROAST/ VAZHAKKAI VARUVAL Raw plantain is a very versatile vegetable to cook with. It absorbs the flavours very easily and transforms itself. This roast recipe is an easy tawa-fried spicy side dish for any South Indian main course. Spicy vazhakkai varuval goes well along with sambar, rasam, or curd rice. Vazhakkai varuval is dear […]

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EGG ROAST

EGG ROAST/ MUTTAI VARUVAL is a very simple and hearty dish. It’s super easy to make and goes well with any rice and curry combination or works as a snack by itself. It’s a recipe that can be made in no time for a busy day. Packed with proteins, it’s the perfect post-workout snack and […]

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CARROT STIR FRY

CARROT PORIYAL/ CARROT STIR FRY An easy to make and healthy recipe which goes well as a side dish to sambar or rasam rice. Poriyals are a must in everyday cooking in Tamil cuisine. Here, carrots can be replaced with many other vegetables like beetroot, cabbage, capsicum, beans, snake beans, flat beans, cluster beans and […]

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MANGO PICKLE

INSTANT MANGO PICKLE/ PODI MANGA URUKAI This instant pickle is very easy and brings a fresh tangy twist to your food spread be it breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This pickle is so easy to make and tastes good from day one. If you’re the impatient kind, there is no requirement for time to soak or […]

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