Kotthu Parotta/ Minced Parotta

Kotthu Parotta is a popular South- Indian recipe which is made by mincing the parotta with eggs, chicken/mutton ( meat) and meat salan or curry. Usually in hotels, this recipe is prepared on a griddle by constant or intense mixing and mincing the mixture with a rigid spatula. While pounding the mixture with spatula, anyone…

Tomato Reduction Chutney/ Thakkaali Thokku

Thokku is nothing but well sauteed vegetable(s) with spice brought to reduction until oil is visible. Unlike pickle, it can be readily served. Grinding/ blending is not required for this recipe. I suggest to use a good non stick saucepan for reduction as it can stick at the bottom and the chance of getting burnt…

Peanut Chutney with sesame seeds/ Verkadalai El chutney

This is a dip made with roasted peanut and sesame seeds along with tamarind water. One of the best replacement for coconut chutney. Unless ordinary peanut chutney, this one is prepared by sauteing onions. Since I don’t get good coconuts often in my place, I wanted to find a better replacement for my indian breakfast/…

Red Snapper fry/ Sankara Meen Varuval

Hope you liked my yesterday’s recipe – Red Snapper Fish Curry. In order to go with that, I wanted to share a fish fry as side dish. Fish fry is usually prepared with all size fishes namely Anchovies, King Fish/ King Mackerel, Red Snapper, Tilapia, Sea Bass,etc., It all tastes good with fish curry. When…

Fish Curry Tamilnadu style (Red Snapper)/ Sankara Meen Kuzhambhu

Fish can be served in many ways. Especially when fish is cooked with tamarind juice, it tastes so delicious – Like you are born to eat! Fish curry is a recipe in which the fish pieces including head are cooked in the tamarind garlic curry. Generally small fishes are used in fish curry as big…

Peanut Chutney with sesame seeds/ Verkadalai El chutney

This is a dip made with roasted peanut and sesame seeds along with tamarind water. One of the best replacement for coconut chutney. Unless ordinary peanut chutney, this one is prepared by sauteing onions. Since I don’t get good coconuts often in my place, I wanted to find a better replacement for my indian breakfast/…

Pesarattu/ Whole Green Gram Salty Pancakes/ Moong Dal dosa

Green gram generally called as Moong dal, Mung bean, Paccha paruppu is one of the common ingredient used in sweets and in savories. Usually this green gram is used after removing the outer green skin and only with the yellow pulse inside and is cooked until the dal is soft. Whole green gram is generally…

Prawn masala/ Eral Thokku

Prawn masala is a simple but very delicious recipe which is made by cooking raw prawns in a mild masala. Masala is generally onion, tomato, garlic. Adding mint to the recipe gives an awesome flavour which can be served with rice, tiffins like idli, dosa. It is my all time favorite breakfast recipe. Nowadays I…

Crab masala

Crab masala is a traditional way of cooking crab with light masala along with coconut milk. A very tasty way of cooking crab can be served for lunch or dinner. Usually when this recipe is made, it is better to drink milk after the meal. The recipe is the best served with idli, dosa, rice….

Thai Red curry fried rice and Cottage cheese Stir fry

Having some left over rice? Bored of cooking same old stuffs with that rice? Well, time to make something flavorful! YES.. Red Curry Fried Rice. Whenever I want to cook fast and this is the recipe that pops out of my mind. A dish which carries awesome flavor of the coconut curry along with fresh…