Pallakai Kariamudhu

Pallakai (Raw Jackfruit) Kariamudhu Karamadhu is how dry vegetable preparations are known as in Srivaishnava parlance. Since everything is offered to Perumal it becomes amritham which is known as amudham in Tamil. Raw jackfruit is a fibrous vegetable and the proccess of making it is a little long-drawn but it is worth the trouble. Below are the ingredients More...

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By Mugunthan On Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Kothamalli Thogayal

Kothamalli thogayal Thoghayals can be classified under  chutney varieties , the difference being that they are not as liquidy and are usually mixed with hot rice after adding a few teaspoons of sesame oil. Thogyals More...

By Mugunthan On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Yennai Kathirikkai

Yennai Kathirikkai (Oil Fried Brinjal) Ingredients- Small brinjals-1/2 kg Curry leaves-a springs Dhania(coriander-seeds) – 4 tablespoons Kadalai paruppu(channa dal)-2 tablespoons Ulutham Paruppu-2 tablespoons Red More...

By Mugunthan On Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu

Paruppu urundai kuzhambu is a tasty kuzhambu floating with paruppu urundais or lentil balls. Here is the recipe: Ingredients:For the urundais: Tuvaram paruppu(Tuvar dal)- 1 cup Kadalai paruppu(channa dal)- 1 tablespoon Uluthum More...

By Mugunthan On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014


Omapodi: Ingredients: Gram flour(Kadalai mavu) -  1-1/2 cups Rice flour – 1cup Salt – 1tsp Omam(ajwain) – 1tsp Asafoetida – 1tsp Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp. Oil for frying Ghee – More...

By Mugunthan On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Rava Ladoo

Rava Ladoo Ingredients Rava – 1 cup Sugar – 1 cup Ghee – 1/4 cup Cashew nuts – 6~8 Raisins – 6~7 Cardamon (yellakai) – 3~4 Method:  Roast rava with a ladle of ghee on medium More...

By Mugunthan On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Boondi Ladoo

Boondi ladoo: Ingredients: Kadalai Mavu gram flour(Besan) – 2cups Turmeric powder – 1tsp Sugar – 3cups Saffron – a few strands Yellakai(Cardamon) – 3-4 powdered Lavangam(cloves-5-6) Cashew-nuts Raisins Ghee-1Tbsp Oil More...

By Mugunthan On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Thenkuzhal- Diwali Snacks

Thenkuzhal: Thenkuzhal is a tasty snack  and one wonders how it is is associated with then – honey, but then that is how this savoury is known as. Here is the recipe: Ingredients: Rice flour – 3cups Uluthamavu More...

By Mugunthan On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Diamond Maida Cuts- Diwali Snacks

Maida cuts: These maida cuts are a favourite with children and easy to make. Here is the recipe: Ingredients: Maida – 3cups Salt – 1 tsp Omam (Ajwain) – 2 tsp Ghee – 2 tablespoons or Oil More...

By Mugunthan On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Ribbon Pakoda – Diwali Snacks

Ribbon Pakoda: Ingredients:  Gram flour (Kadalai mavu) – 1-1/2 cups Rice flour (Arisi mavu) – 1 cup Salt -1 tsp Chilli powder -1 tsp Asafoetida powder -1tsp Oil for frying Method: Mix the gram More...