Aadi month

               Aadi is the fourth month in Tamil calendar. It is an auspicious month for the Hindus. It starts during the mid of July and ends in mid August.  The next six month is called as the Dakshinayana punya kaalam and it is the beginning of night for the Devas. Once Aadi month arrives, festivals...

Horsegram Rasam / Kollu Rasam

Horsegram as evident from its name, is predominantly used as a cattle food. It is a good source of proteins, fiber and helps in regulating blood pressure and blood glucose levels. It can be germinated and sprouted to improve it nutritive value. We can use the sprouts in making salads, soups, raithas and curries. We can make thogayal, chutney, Gujarathi...

Gulab Jamun with Khova & Paneer

Gulab Jamun is a famous Indian sweet that is made on festival days as well as for party. This sweet is always close to my heart, because amma makes this at home and there is always customisation of this sweet according to our taste. She really makes best gulab jamun because it is cooked well and the syrup is absorbed...

Hagalkayi Gojju / Pavakkai Gojju

Hagalkayi gojju is a popular dish in Karnataka apart from Kathrikaai gojju, Pinaapple gojju etc., This is one of my favourite recipes made with bittergourd. We usually make pavakkai poriyal, Pavakkai pitlai at home but this is totally different and there is no bitterness in the recipe. This goes well with curd rice. We can also mix this gojju with...

Mangalore Rasam Podi

Mangalore rasam podi is totally different from the rasam podi we make at home. In the one we make at home includes toor dhal, channa dhal, pepper etc., This rasam podi donot contains all these ingredients. I learnt this podi in one of the tv shows. We can use it for making different recipes. INGREDIENTS Coriander seeds – 1 cup...

My recipes in Aval Kitchen

I do not know where to start thanking all those who played a role in my recipes getting published in Aval kitchen. It started when I met Priya Iyer. She introduced me to Vikatan group. Thank you so much Priya. And by coincidence, her recipes will also appear in July’s issue along with mine. Cheers Priya. When I shared this...

Seppankizhangu roast / Taro roast

Seppankizhangu roast is a simple dry sabzi that is served with any south indian rice. I came to know about this recipe only recently from my perima. This is not made in my home. So I got this recipe from my perima, who taught me to make this curry. She also said that the addition of rice flour will gives...

Eggless Whole-Wheat 2 in 1 Orange cake

Whole wheat Orange cake is a healthy flavourful cake and the addtion of cocoa powder to make it a layered cake makes it so tempting and delicious. Nowadays I love experimenting with wholewheat bakes and other healthy bakes. This particular cake goes well with tea. Its is perfect tea-time cake. If you too love whole wheat cakes, pl do try...

Instant Wheat dosai / Godhumai dosai

Wheat dosai or Instant wheat dosai is a healthy variation for the normal dosai we make at home. This dosai is so simple but there are some nuances to get the perfect dosai. This is one of the recipes made regularly in my home. My amma and paati makes this for tiffin and mostly they make sweet dosai or jaggery...

Vella Dosai / Jaggery Dosai

Vella dosai / Jaggery dosa is one of my favourite tiffin from my childhood days. My amma or paati makes this at home during my school days. This recipe is made with wheat flour and jaggery.  The success of this recipe lies in the consistency of the batter. This is always a super hit recipe in my family. Though I...

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