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Aval pori

Aval pori and Nel pori are the two main recipes that we make for Karthigai Deepam. Aval pori is made by dry frying the beaten rice flakes or Aval in high heat. It is easily found in stores during the time of the Karthigai Deepam Festival. Aval Pori, Nel Pori, Neyyappam, Karthigai Adai are the …

Restaurant style north indian curries

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter masala is a rich creamy tomato onion based gravy that is served along with Naan, Kulcha, roti and phulka. This is one of the most commonly ordered items in Indian restaurants by many people.  Though there are so many gravies with paneer like Paneer tikka masala, palak paneer, Paneer Pasanda, this still has …


Karthigai Adai

Adai is made out of rice and lentils. Usually we make adai with all types of dhal and lentils. But the Karthigai adai differs from the normal one. It has pepper and cumin seeds with some chopped coconut in it. The flavour of cumin and black pepper and the bite of coconut bits makes this …


Murungai Ilai Adai

Drumstick leaves adai popularly known as Murungai Ilai Adai is a great tiffin recipe that is packed with Iron. This is one of my favourite tiffin recipes from childhood. Drumstick leaves are packed with nutrients like Vitamins, minerals, Iron, etc., They are also good source of antioxidants. So its always good to include this in …

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Parathas and rotis

Lachcha Paratha

Lachcha Paratha is an amazing North Indian paratha that is quite popular in many Indian households. Ideally served along with any main dish of your choice at lunch or dinner, this paratha can be prepared in no time. This is also called as Layered Paratha as the layers are separated by ghee. They are sightly …


Chinna Vengaya thokku

Chinna Vengaya thokku is made with small onions or shallots. Its a pickle variety that can be had with chappathi. Chinna Vengayam in tamil means shallots.  Shallots have better nutrient profile than onions. They are rich in anti-oxidants, iron, vitamins, minerals. Shallots contain iron, a nutrient your red blood cells need to function. Consuming iron …


Jackfruit / Chakka Puzhukku

Jackfruit / Chakka Puzhukku is a traditional dish from Kerala prepared with raw jackfruit and with some fresh spices. Puzhukku is a popular dish in Kerala and it is made with different vegetables like Tapioca, Jackfruit, Green gram, etc., Here I have made the puzhukku with jackfruit. The jackfruit should be half ripened for this …

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