Chettinad Vellai Paniyaram, Milagai Chutney

For the final day I had decided to make Vellai Paniyaram with Milagai Chutney. After deciding on this I saw so many of my friends doing this so it was not tough making this one. First one to go was Suma and I had decided to follow her recipe. I had served this for breakfast and […]

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U for Ukkarai | Okkarai | Paruppu Puttu ~ Deepavali Sweet

If there was one thing that really made me very happy in doing this ABC Cooking Marathon, is the fact that I attempted at making many of those long pending dishes. Thinking about every letter, made sure I remembered all those dishes I had always wanted to make. One among them was surely this Ukkarai. […]

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South Indian Masala Powder ~ SIMP

One of the greatest pleasures of blogging has always been the friendship it has got me. I had lost touch with my school and college friends after marriage and after a while, it was all about family, kids, and working. One of the biggest changes that came into our life, was the constant mention of […]

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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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Eggless Rose Cookies | Achu Muruku ~ Christmas Special

When I think of those delicately woven, crispy, not so overly sweet, yet sweet enough to make you want more, a special snack called the Achu muruku or the Rose Cookies. I was about ten years then, when I first saw this being done. You can imagine the impression this had, if I can still […]

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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 […]

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