Pavakkai Pitlai | Bitter gourd Pitlai

For the second day of Regional Cuisine, I have a traditional dish from Tamil Nadu. Its called the Pitlai. Its a side dish served along with Rice and slightly thicker than Sambar. This is one of those dishes one won’t find served in restaurant. Or atleast I haven’t tasted. I have eaten this in my […]

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Somas | How to make Somas / Kajjikayalu

Wish all my readers a very happy Tamil New year / Vishu Somas is called as Kajjikayalu / Karjikayalu. The recipe is the same, except you can have a variation in the fillings you fill in Somas. When we made this years back, I had used only copra with sugar and nuts. This time wanted […]

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Easy Godhumai Halwa in Pressure Cooker

For today’s traditional dishes, I had decided to make another version of Godhumai Halwa. Though I have already made this two times, I had short-listed two more versions. One with wheat flour and extracting milk from it. Another one a quick recipe in pressure cooker. I think this recipe is from Chitra Vish of Indus Ladies. I […]

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Onion Curry | Easy Side Dish for Chapati

Today is another special dish from Athamma’s mom, who used to make this dish when they were kids. Athamma has been telling me about this dish, which was normally done when they were short of time and wanted a quick dish for their Jowar rotis. It now served with chapathis, whereas during their childhood days, […]

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Coconut Rava Burfi | Thengai Rava Burfi

We are starting the second week of Blogging Marathon #27 and it’s themed on Traditional Dishes. India has so many different cuisines, even in one specific state, we have so many different regions coming up with its own style of cooking. To top this, we also have families that follow their own traditions, cultural specifications […]

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