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pulusu upma
Arya Vysya recipes, Breakfast and Dinner Recipes, Recipes, South Indian recipes, Upma, Veg Recipes

Pulusu upma, Tamarind upma recipe

 

 Pulusu upma/ Tamarind upma is an authentic arya vysya recipe where ground rice is cooked in tamarind extract. Its flavor is distinct from other upma variety made at home as it carries tanginess, spiciness and little sweet. My mom often makes it at home and i carry forwarded this traditional […]

palak pappu
Kuzhambu/ Dal, Recipes, South Indian recipes, Veg Recipes

Palak pappu recipe, How to make palak pappu

 

 Palak pappu as the name suggests it is made with 2 key ingredients palak / spinach and toor dal. This is a very nutritious and healthy dal recipe and tastes best with rice and roti. I make this very often at home with fresh spinach harvested from my patio garden. […]

lemon rice
Arya Vysya recipes, Recipes, South Indian recipes, Veg Recipes

Lemon rice recipe, Elumichai sadam, How to make nimmakaya pulihora

 

 Yesterday wen me and my hubby were taking a look at the old pics taken in las vegas it reminded me of the lemon rice that I had packed to eat for lunch during our long drive. So I thought why not refresh the memories with same rice. Lemon rice […]

kothu parotta, parotta
Non veg Recipes, Recipes, South Indian Bread, South Indian recipes

Kothu parotta recipe, How make kothu parotta

 

 A mouth watering one pot dish and popular street food in Tamil Nadu which can be prepared either by making fresh  parottas or left over ones. I usually make simple  beginner version of this, but this time I thought let me give it a try and this turned out great. […]

Gravy/ Curry/ Masala, Kuzhambu/ Dal, Non veg Recipes, Recipes, Side dish for chapati, South Indian recipes

Chicken kuzhambu recipe, Kodi pulusu, Kozhi kuzhambu

 

 Chicken kuzhambu/Kozhi kuzhambu/ Kodi pulusu is a thick gravy prepared with chicken pieces and masala. This kuzhambu can be prepared with coconut or without coconut. So I made this kuzhambu with cashew paste, yes you heard it right! Cashew paste adds extra taste, perfect texture, thickness and richness to the […]