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paysam, kheer, rava

Rava Payasam – Sooji Kheer

Rava payasam or sooji payasam. A common payasam/Kheer in Indian homes. The recipe name differs, but the basic ingredients remains the same. My mother hasn’t prepared Rava Payasam much as Paruppu Payasam remains our family’s favourite and

Soya Bean Kofta Curry

Koftas are usually preapred with potatoes as the base ingredient. Soya bean koftas – Koftas aren’t done with soyabeans or soyabean flour. Soyabeans, a well known beans for its healthy reasons and also good for people allergic to

Pineapple Fried Rice

PineApple Fried Rice. The sweet and sour Pineapple Rice with the blends of sauces and spices will leave you amazed by the savour relishing your taste buds. An easy recipe with minimal ingredients and a special ingredient which influences the

Tender Coconut Dessert

Tender coconut Kheer/Payasam. A Healthy dessert for the summer.
No need for an introduction about the benefits of the main ingredient, as it is known for its coolant nature. Give a try and treat your family with a delicious dessert.

I have tweaked

Paal pagarkkai

Teasel Gourd Fry

Teasel Gourd has the looks of a baby jack fruit, which distanced me from this vegetable. I have seen Teasel gourd in the Indian supermarket, but was obscure about its taste and the method of cooking. Until one day, a friend of mine from Madurai introduced

Anasai pazha, juice,

Pineapple Smoothie

Pineapple smoothie with a secret ingredient, giving its best taste to blend with the fruits. Its none other than the Ginger. A digestive enhancer good during summer season as indigestion is a common issue. Pineapple is a coolant, Beat the heat and

Beans Fry

An offbeat from the regular Paruppu Usili recipes. Usili is roughly translated to steamed lentils. Usually lentils are soaked, crushed, steamed, fried and mixed with the vegetables and of course Oil takes a major role. I learnt the authentic type of

thakalai thokku

Tomato Pickle

This is a traditional recipe passed down to me from my grandma. During the tomato season its more or less a customary to prepare tomato thokku at home. I relish on this thokku and always takes a place in plate for any meal right from rice, chapati