Ghee Pongal

Ghee Pongal

If you walk into a vegetarian restaurant in Tamilnadu during early hours, you are bound to find only two things, idli & pongal. Ghee Pongal or Ven Pongal as called in Tamilnadu is one of the primary breakfasts for Tamilians, Pongal is a very nutritious breakfast...
South Indian Egg Curry

South Indian Egg Curry

Let’s Make a Simple Egg Curry. It goes well with boiled rice or chapathis and its very easy to make. Make sure you hard boil the eggs for atleast 12 minutes or the yolk will be soft and mix with the rest of the curry. Print South Indian Egg Curry Prep Time 15...
Badam Cashew Halwa

Badam Cashew Halwa

Let’s prepare an amazing treat for the festive season.This is an absolute show stopper at parties, so yummy, so rich. If you want to get the color like the sweet shops, make sure to add some yellow or orange food colouring towards the end of cooking. This badam...
What Happens When You Microwave Water For Too Long?

What Happens When You Microwave Water For Too Long?

Image Source The phenomenon is called superheating and it can be acheived in a microwave with enough power, most kitchen microwaves have enough power to achieve superheating. What happens is that the water explodes without any outside disturbance. Watch till the end...
Stuffed Bread Pakora

Stuffed Bread Pakora

The stuffing is universal for most south Indian foods, you can make sandwiches with it or make spicy boli with it, today we will make “Stuffed Bread Pakoras”. This is an evening snack made the North-Indian way. The same stuffing is used in our Aloo bondas,...
Masala Bonda

Masala Bonda

The stuffing is universal for most south Indian foods, you can make sandwiches with it or make spicy boli with it, today we will make “Masala Bonda” also known as aloo bonda. This is an evening snack made the south-Indian way. if you want the bondas to...
Wheat Dosa

Wheat Dosa

A simple dosa for the quick breakfast, Wheat dosa is very easy to make and will make a great breakfast once in a while. Unlike chapathi, this dosa has a unique taste and is best enjoyed while hot, do not let it cool down as it will stick to your plate. Serve this dosa...
Chetinadu Masala Seeyam

Chetinadu Masala Seeyam

Chettinadu recipes have made an impression on many who have tried it, I am from chettinad and this is a traditional recipe followed in our house. Masala seeyam is a tea time snack which in chettinad is called “eda palagaram”, ‘palagaram’...
Leftover Idli Upma

Leftover Idli Upma

The title is leftover idli upma because leftover idli the next day will become stale and can be easily powdered, if you are cooking with fresh idlis, freeze them for an hour and then use them. This is one of those dishes which is very easy to cook and will easily...
South Indian Filter Coffee

South Indian Filter Coffee

Filter coffee is the most south Indian of things, hard to believe it didnt originate in India, nevertheless we south Indians love it. No other type of coffee does the trick if you are used to pure filter coffee, but beware it will quickly become an addiction and do...
Onion Oothapam

Onion Oothapam

Onion oothapam is one of those dishes that pays off if you are patient, it takes about 10 -12 minutes to cook a proper onion oothapam as we tend to leave it in medium heat and let the onions cook propery and evenly, when the onions start to blacken, that’s the...
Chettinad Idli Podi

Chettinad Idli Podi

A versatile masala podi(Coarse Powder), that goes well with most of the South Indian breakfasts like dosa, idli & upma. The podi is known in different names throughout south India, for example its called karam in Andhra Pradesh. This recipe is the traditional...