Kathirikai Curry | Brinjal in Tamarind sauce

Couple of months back we visited our family friends, whom we were meeting again after many years. As I had said that Aunty is an excellent cook and is known to rustle up a meal in no time. It surely happened right in front of my eyes, when the meat was bought, the fish was […]

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Mixed Vegetable Kurma 4 ~ Side Dish for Roti

One would think that after so many versions of kurma, there would be no more. Yet here is another quick and easy version of kurma that we make. With most dinners being roti with subji, there is always a need to check out new versions of the old stuff. Most at home wouldn’t mind a […]

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Meen Kuzhambu | Fish Curry ~ Tamil Nadu Special

When I used to eat non veg, it used to be fish that I liked most and was only eating that. Surprisingly though I have never tasted Meen Kuzhambu or the famous Fish Curry. Reading back on my post that I did six years ago, tells me that I have exactly said the same thing […]

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Spicy Aloo Roast | Spicy Potato Roast ~ Dry Sautes

This is a side dish that I made a while ago along with Pudina rice. Both these I ended up making with the SIMP that I did couple of months back. Having this powder works out easy and simple as you have the masala ready with you, just you will have to have the vegetable […]

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Milagu Kulambu, Beans Kootu ~ Weekend Cooking

On Saturday I always plan to make something new and different from what we normally cook during weekdays. So planning on a vegetarian meal gives me an option to check out regional special dishes. I naturally turn to check out typical tamil nadu dishes and this week I thought I should make some Milagu Kuzhambu […]

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Tinda Kootu Recipe 2 ~ Simple Dal

When you can cook a vegetable in one way, there is naturally got to be many ways to cook the same vegetable. That’s the idea behind today’s recipe with Tinda. The first time I got to hear about this was from Amma, when she had gone vegetable shopping and encountered this vegetable. She ended up […]

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Muttai Kulambu | Egg Curry Tamil Nadu Style

As I said I will be cooking for two for the next couple of weeks. That means I really have to think of dishes that are quick to make, and something that can be made in less quantity as well. Of course how much you make depends on how much you add. So I reduced […]

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