Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu, a typical dish from the Tamil Cuisine, is an easy side dish made for meals and served with rice. The Poricha Kootu concept is more of a TamBrahm cuisine where the gravy is seasoned with peppercorn and a ground masala and uses different water vegetables. I share my lunch with my colleagues and […]

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Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu | How to make Mor Kulambu

Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu

Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu is a delicious side dish made with seasoned curds or yogurt. It bursts with flavour and makes a wonderful side dish for mixed rice like Coconut Rice. We mostly make a mor kuzhambu with Lady’s Finger along with Thengai Sadam, so we thought we could change the vegetable and see how […]

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Aratikaya Masala Vepudu

Plaintain Fry - Lunch box Series

Aratikaya Masala Vepudu or Vazhakkai Masala Varuval is spiced dry saute made with plantain or raw banana. The roasted spice powder added to this makes it a very delicious side dish with plain dal and rice. While I love banana fry that Amma makes as plain with just chili powder and coriander powder, this spiced […]

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Masala Oats Idli ~ Instant Idlis for Diabetic

Oats Idli

Instant Masala Oats Idlis are such a convenient breakfast or dinner dish to make. This is a diabetic friendly food and you can simply make this so versatile by including other ingredients to it. These are made healthy by including grated carrots and other spices. While I have other oats based idlies like Oats Broken Wheat […]

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Char Dal Tadka | How to make Yellow Dal Tadka

Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka

Char Dal Tadka or Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka is a simple and easy dal that can be served with pulkas. The dal is mild on the stomach and tastes wonderful. I chose to make this yellow dals and highlighted the colour by including turmeric powder as well. We make a simple dal with pulka at […]

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Instant Ragi Sevai ~ Easy Breakfast Dishes

Instant Ragi Sevai

Instant Ragi Sevai is made with store bought sevai and gets done instantly. You can just about add anything to this sevai to make it more interesting and appealing. When I was thinking about what else to make for breakfast that will also include millets, I opted to buy this ragi sevai. These hardly takes […]

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Poha | How to make Poha

Poha

Poha or Aval Upma is one of the easiest upmas you can make. This version is topped with savory mixtures and sev with raw onions that gives you a feeling of eating a chat. When I started making poha again after a period, I noticed that it had mixed reactions. Each one had a different opinion […]

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Shahi Paneer Tikka

Shahi Paneer Tikka

Shahi Paneer Tikka is a grilled paneer tikka made with a shahi masala in a mix of spices and served with grilled vegetables. This surely makes a wonderful party starter. Shahi Paneer Tikka is made with a shahi masala along with kasuri methi and spices. A party is incomplete without this on the starter table […]

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Cauliflower Chilli Pakoda

Cauliflower Chilli Pakoda

Cauliflower Chilli Pakoda is yet another way of making pakoda that is everybody’s favorite. In today’s version, I have marinated cauliflower florets with spices and corn flour and added besan just before frying to give that crispy and different texture to the fried cauliflower. I am celebrating 10 years of blogging at Spice your Life! […]

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Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori

Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori

Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori is a spicy poori make with pumpkin or kaddu along with spices to make a filling meal anytime. When I came to selecting for Y, I didn’t have anything in mind. Didn’t know what to make and finally decided to on Yellow colour and had Yellow Pumpkin, Yellow Split dal to […]

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