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...
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...
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...
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...
Chennai Masala Vadai

Chennai Masala Vadai

Masala vadai is the South Indian of dishes, usually eaten in side with breakfast in Tamilnadu, the general combo is idli + Vadai. Coconut chutney or tomato chutney goes well with this vadai. The dough does include oil in preparation, so it absorbs less oil while...
Masala Bread

Masala Bread

So you have a few pieces of bread left and want to make a tasty dish for kids or you are just tired of the old bread toast, masala bread is the answer for you. Tastes absolutely delicious and best enjoyed when the bread is still a little crispy, gives it a nice...
Banana Oreo Lassi

Banana Oreo Lassi

Everybody loves milkshakes, one of everyones favorite is the oreo milkshake, made just by adding oreos to vanilla icecream and milk. If you are in a country like India where the summers are really hot, we tend to rely on yogurt as a cooling agent for the body. Lassi...
Masala Cheese Croquettes

Masala Cheese Croquettes

Masala Cheese Croquettes is essentially a western dish but resembles the Indian aloo tikki so much. We dont use processed cheese in many traditional Indian recipes but its getting popular by the day in India that people have started adding cheese in dosas, chat and on...
Masala French Fries

Masala French Fries

I have never been to france and dont know whether they call french fries just fries there, for me I was introduced to french fries first time I went to a mcdonalds, those are still the best fries I have tasted. I saw there french fries making process online and was...
Quick Paneer Butter Masala

Quick Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala makes a simple roti sabzi dish into a tasty treat. I love paneer, for me its the best form of cheese but cooking with paneer is a bit hard than the traditional processed cheese which you can throw in the microwave on top of some chips and make a...