Serukeerai Pasiparuppu Poriyal ~ South Indian Curries

For the final day of showcasing the incredible side dishes that make up a thali, a beautiful canopy of what the local cuisine is all about, it is all about greens! The most essential greens that boast the health factor. Greens are always included in different forms. Sometimes it’s in the dal, sometimes as a […]

Continue Reading

Pavakkai Curry ~ South Indian Meal Dishes

For the second day of South Indian Meal Dishes, I have yet another healthy vegetable that gets served as the side dish. Though something that I stay away from. Didn’t I tell you that I don’t eat bitter gourd? Well for all it’s healthy etc, it’s something I am yet to get friendly with. When […]

Continue Reading

Navaratna Sundal Curry ~ South Indian Meal Dishes

We are starting the second week of BM#42 and this week I am going to share some delicious South Indian Thali Meal Dishes. The idea was to showcase those typical dishes that are part of the thali meal. As most of you might know, I have a penchant for Thalis and I ardently try to […]

Continue Reading

Kara Kondakadalai Sundal ~ Iyar Style | Spicy Chickpeas

During the Navaratri time, you always end up thinking about the Sundals you get to eat when you visit the Gollus. Among the whole lot of Sundals that get prepared, this spicy channa sundal is always my favorite. This is the way the Iyars in Tamil Nadu make it and I always get so excited […]

Continue Reading

Onion Rasam | Vengaya Rasam ~ Step by Step

For the third day of cooking with Onions, I was lost wondering what to make, when I suddenly remembered my colleague once telling me that she used to make Onion rasam. Then I had another friend telling me the same and I always wanted to make it myself. Since I didn’t write down either of […]

Continue Reading

Cabbage Moong Dal Fry | Goes Poriyal | Poriyal Varieties

Cabbage Moong Dal Curry is another one of those poriyals that need a technique in getting it right. Boiled cabbage does not smell very appetizing, so the art is avoid the smell and make the vegetable taste delicious. And adding Yellow moong dal not only adds protein, but makes it very tasty as well. Cabbage is […]

Continue Reading