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Thavalai Adai

Thavalai Adai is a variation of adai. It is steamed in a vengala paanai or handi instead of tawa.

This dish must be prepared leisurely and served hot. 152 more words

South Indian

Pavakkai Karamedu (Bitter gourd curry)

Some of the visitors wanted the recipe for simple bitter gourd curry. I prepare this curryatleast twice in a month.


Authentic Iyengar Recipes

Urulaikizhangu Podimaas (Potato Podimaas)

Potato podimas is usually prepared on festival days. It can be prepared quickly with just a teaspoon of oil.


Kothamalli Pachadi(Coriander Raita)

Amma used to prepare pachadi almost everyday. All raitas or pachadis are very simple and can be prepared quickly.  Kothamalli pachadi is simple as well. 90 more words


Menu For Aadi Velli Kizhamai ( Venthaya Kuzhambu)

I prepared a simple lunch for aadivelli this year. Manja pongal recipe is already posted and others will be posted soon.


Poricha Kuzhambu

Recreating dishes my Patti lovingly prepared for us is therapeutic. Not a day passes by without Amma or I reminiscing about the joyous moments we shared with Patti. 398 more words

South Indian

Boondhi Laddoo - Diwali special and Arusuvai Friendship Chain

Boondhi Laddoo

My friend Raji and I have been making Boondhi laddoo for Diwali since 8 years. The first time we ended up making a whooping 450 laddoos because we didn’t know how many laddoos we will get for each cup of flour! 925 more words