Rava Idli(Sooji Idli)

Rava Idli is one of my favourite tiffin item. Including me I have seen many people who hate to eat idli.  But Rava Idli is an exception. It is very tasty, spongy  and most of the people likes it. You can also add baking soda or ENO to make it spongy. I made it without adding those and yet the idlis...

Reason behind my absence

Hello my dear friends and followers I have been on a break for past two months.  I was down with typhoid and was at my mom’s house.  During that time I totally enjoyed my presence with my Amma,  Appa,  Paati and Thatha.  This stay in my place took me back to the days before wedding. There was no tension,  no...

A Dad’s speech at his Daughter’s wedding

This is one of the speeches that is close to my heart. And all fathers who have daughters will understand the feeling of every single word. I wished to read this today after a long time and remembered how precious are the girls to their fathers. When a girl enters into a family, she enters with lot of fears and...

Vaikasi Visakam

Vaikāsi Visākam is important to the Saivites, Vaishnavites and the Buddhists. To the Saivites, it is the day of the descent of Murugan; to the Vaishnavites it is Periyalvar’s jayanti and to the Buddhists it is the day of the great miracles of nativity, enlightenment and maha samadhi of Buddha. The descent of Murugan is referred to as the Shanmuga...

Akshaya Trithiya

Akshaya haya trithiya falls on the third day of the lunar day in the tamil month of Chithirai(April 14th- May 15th). This day is considered as auspicious by the Hindus and Jains. The word Akshaya means “inexhaustible or everlasting”. Thrithiya means third day from the full moon day or new moon day. On this day people purchase gold, silver, rice,...

Homemade Asafoetida powder

Asafoetida is a pungent smell spice, which is included in most of the Indian dishes. This is one of the spices that is there in almot everyone’s kitchen shelf. It helps to overcome gas and indigestion problem.  However most of us use the store bought asafoetida. It has some artificial flavours, colours. However we can buy the original asafoetida and...

Sooji papad

Papad/Fryums are thin, crispy tortilla like stuff that is either roasted or fried and accompanied with rice. My amma and both grandmothers make these crispy stuff at home during summer season. In my home we make these as a team work. Every single person at home will involve. We chit chat and enjoy doing these work. Missing those golden days....

Thengai Thogayal

Thogayal are similar preparations to chutney with a pasty consistency.  My mom and grandmom makes ulundhu thogayal and Paruppu thogayal regularly at home. It goes best with Sambar and curd rice. Also it can be mixed with plain rice along with the ghee. I came to know about coconut/ thengai thogayal through one of my friends.  She is experiencing second...

Grapes Popsicle

Popsicles are new to me and I heard it from one of my friends who made wheat milk kulfi. Later when I went to the Supermarket, I saw this popsicle mould and immediately grabbed one for me. First, I made banana popsicle with the ripened bananas and milk. Almost it came out good but I was not totally satisfied. Then...

Mystery Blogger Award

Hi everybody, Once again, I am very happy to share with you all that I have been nominated by my friend Saumyaanadakrishnan of Pamperurtastebuds for Mystery Blogger Award. Thank you so much Saumya for nominating me.This is my third nomination and I am very happy to be nominated. This helps me to know about different blogs and I thank Saummya for following my blog...

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