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Tag Archives: South Indian

Mushroom Biryani

Ingredients: Mushroom – 2 cup sliced Long grain rice – 2 cup Onion – 1 finely chopped Tomato – 1 finely chopped Cinnamon stick – 2 Bay leaves – 2 Oil or Ghee – 2 tbsp Cashew nut – 10 A pinch of turmeric powder Salt to taste Fried onion to Garnish To Grind: Onion […]

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Kothu Chapathi with Egg & Chicken

I was wondering what to cook for dinner tonight??? After a long day of fun baby sitting, having lunch with a friend @ a Malaysian restaurant and watching Dookudu movie (Telugu language). Yes, I’m a big fan of Mahesh babu and his smile. When I came back home in the evening I opened my refrigerator […]

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Sweet Pongal

Today is Pongal, a festival of southern India. Its celebrated by the farmers after their harvest. In Tamilnadu its celebrated as Pongal and other places as Sankaranthi. Pongal is also a Sweetened rice which is ritually made on a clay pot and consumed on this day. Though I did not have the right clay pot […]

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Shrimp Fry / Prawn 65

Ingredients: Shrimp – 1lb shelled & deveined Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp Chicken 65 or Fish fry masala – 1tbsp (store bought) Corn flour – 1cup Oil – 2-3 tbsp Red onion – 1 finely chopped Curry Leaves – 20 Salt to taste Method: In a large mixing bowl , mix prawns with Ginger garlic […]

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Spicy Crab Masala / Nandu Masala

Happy New Year 2012 🙂 🙂 New year special lunch recipe!! Ingredients: Dungeness crab – 3lbs  top shell removed and cut into 4 pieces Shallots – 3 cups finely chopped Tomato – 2 finely chopped Ginger garlic paste – 1tbsp with 1part ginger and 3part garlic Green chilly – 2 slit lengthwise Red chilly powder […]

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Pattani Paruppu Vada

This Vada is my Hubby’s favorite. I got the recipe from my Sister in law. My hubby and anni were telling stories about how they grew up having the vada on special occasion, whether its for Diwali, Pongal or on a rainy day. Ingredients: Yellow split pea/Pattani parrupu – 2cup Raw rice – 1tbs Green […]

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Lemon Tomato Rasam

Ingredients: Cumin seed –  1 tsp Mustard seed – 1 tsp Dried red chillies – 2 Curry leaves – 5 Garlic – 2 cloves Tomato juice – 1 cup Pepper – 1 tsp ground water – 1 cup Lemon – 2 Salt to taste Cilantro/ Coriander leaves to garnish Oil – 1tsp Method: Heat oil […]

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Sulokshana Athai’s Lamb Curry/Goat Curry

Ingredients: Goat / Lamb – 1 pound Minced Pearl onion or Shallot – 2 pound Chilly Powder – 2 tsp Ground Pepper – 1 tsp Pinch of Turmeric Salt to taste Oil To Grind: Whole dried red chilly  – 6 – 7 nos Cumin Seeds – 2 & 1/2 tsp Coriander Seeds – 2 & […]

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Medhu / Uluntha Vadai

Ingredients: 2 cup of Urad dal 1/2 cup Rice flour 1/4 cup Ginger grated 10-15 Pepper corns 10 Shallot onions or one big onion finely chopped 5-6 Curry leaves cut into small Salt to taste Oil to Fry Method: Wash and soak urad dal in plenty of water overnight. Drain, grind to a soft batter,do not […]

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Amma’s Ribbon Pakoda

This is a long process for making a Ribbon pakoda but it is the original and traditional recipe which was passed to my grand mum from her grand mum. I’m so happy to say the recipe is like hundred years old. I’m happy to share the diwali traditional recipe. Ingredients: Idli rice/ par boiled rice […]

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