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…

Mushroom Single Pot Biryani

Biryani is generally made with the mixture of spice, rice and meat. For vegetable lovers, meat can be replaced by veggies. Usually in biryani, meat is cooked separately and added with the cooked rice and dum cooking is done. For a small family, with small quantity rice, I have made this simple method without dum…

How to prepare ginger garlic paste?

Ginger garlic paste is a mixture of ginger and garlic cloves. It is commonly used in curries and many vegetable dishes in India. Ever since I started cooking, it was that one time I bought ginger garlic paste and when I sniffed the bottle, I felt really bad for buying it. That’s when I decided…

Egg masala

Egg masala is a semi dry mild masala curry. One of my all time favorite dish. For a cold or rainy weather, it is an awesome combination with rice and chappathi. An easy recipe to make in few mins. Garlic goes with eggs very well and gives a nice aroma. This recipe seems spicy but…

Poori Potato Curry

Poori is a deep fried flat indian bread without adding any leavening agent. It is a common breakfast recipe in India which is usually served with potato curry without masala in South India. In northern part of India, Puri is served as prasadam in temples. The main ingredient in poori is wheat flour or all…

Carrot Rice

Carrot rice is one of the easy and tasty lunch box recipes. Carrot is a good source of Vitamin A, C, K and B6. The colour of the rice is due to the natural colour from carrot. With no masala, it gives a simple taste with a bit of sweetness. This rice can be served…

Cauliflower stuffed flatbread/ Cauliflower Paratha

Paratha is a stuffed Indian flatbread. Not only in India but also in many countries like Pakistan, Myanmar where wheat is grown abundantly and is the staple food of that region. In some places, parathas also served with tea time snack. Though it is not a common food of South India, paratha is a very…