Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usli

Well this flower cum vegetable preperation is a little messy and should be made only when one has some time on hands. Vazhaipoo (Plaintain flower) is nothing but the flower from which we go on to get bananas…This is my entry for JFI-Banana The flower will be in between layers of red skin… The important thing … Continue reading “Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usli”

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Capsicum Rice (with mint)

I have made capsicum rice and phudina rice..so thought of combinig these two and see how it comes out…since i like coconut very much…have also added coconut to get that coconutty, minty flavour in the capsicum rice Print Recipe Capsicum Rice (with mint) Servings Ingredients Basmati rice3-4 Medium Caspsicum1-2 Handful Mint (depending upon how much … Continue reading “Capsicum Rice (with mint)”

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Mor Kuzhambu

After a busy office day, i usually like to prepare a dinner which does not take much time…One of the preperations that falls into this category is Mor Kuzhambu, roughly translated as Buttermilk soup ( i guess) Print Recipe Mor Kuzhambu Servings Ingredients 1 tbsp Kadalai paruppu (Channa Daal)1 tbsp Thuvaram paruppu (Toor Daal)1/2 Cup … Continue reading “Mor Kuzhambu”

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Malai Kofta

Sunday….what is the first thing that comes to ones mind…for me it is leisure, good food and rich food…This sunday D (my lil sis) decided to make Malai Kofta…a very north indian preparation, rich with cheese, cottage cheese and cream…she put lot of effort and the end product was just awesome…well me, i was in … Continue reading “Malai Kofta”

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Sasve Kai Chitranna (Mustard & Coconut Mixed rice)

Being a foodie, i love to learn and make different preperations made across the country. This particular mixed rice is “Sasve Kai Chitranna” and is a coconut rice variety made in Karnataka… Here ‘Sasve’ means ‘mustard seeds/kadugu’, ‘Kai’ means ‘coconut’ and ‘Chitranna means ‘mixed rice’. So this is a recipe with coconut and mustard seeds … Continue reading “Sasve Kai Chitranna (Mustard & Coconut Mixed rice)”

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Dantin Soppu (Greens with coconut)

Soppu is kannada for greens..any variety of keerai (in tamil) like palak, arekeerai, fenugreek leaves etc. Dantin soppu is a variety of greens which is available in Karnataka. This particular green/keerai has thick stems and has leaves attached to the stems…This particular item goes well with rotis as well as sambhar rice etc as a … Continue reading “Dantin Soppu (Greens with coconut)”

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Flat rice aapam & Vegetable Stew

Aapam is a kerala delicacy. Being a working lady, I have slightly modified the way it is prepared so that it suits my time limitation.  Gave a surprise to D and was very happy to see smiling faces at the dining table.. Print Recipe Flat rice aapam & Vegetable Stew Servings Ingredients 2 cups Mixed … Continue reading “Flat rice aapam & Vegetable Stew”

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