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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

How to make Thuthuvalai Kuzhambu / Spinach Gravy / Healthy Recipes:

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Thuthuvalai Kuzhambu:
Thuthuvalai Kuzhambu / Spinach gravy is one among the very nutritious food, which has a rich content of iron & calcium. 
Thuthuvalai leaves has a very good nutitional values. It is good for liver, asthma & cancer treatment. It is good to reduce cough, body pain and cold.  It helps in prevention of blood thickening & helps in long life existence.
Simply including this healthy leaves in our daily food, keeps us healthy & fit.

Check this authentic recipe to prepare delicious  Thuthuvalai  Kuzhambu & enjoy..:)
·         Thuthuvalai Keerai                 - 1 cup
·         Tamarind                              - a small lemon size
·         Onion                                   - 1
·         Garlic                                   - 5 pods
·         Red chilly                             - 2
·         Pepper corns                        - 1 tsp
·         Turmeric pwd                        - ¼ tsp
·         Oil                                       - 4 to 5 tsp
·         Salt as required
1.     Wash and chop Thuthuvalai keerai to small pieces.
2.     Soak tamarind in ½ cup of water and extract thick juice from it.
3.     Slice onion and garlic to fine pieces.
4.     In a blender, add the chopped thuthuvalai leaves, red chilly and pepper corns,
5.     Sprinkle very little water and grind to coarse paste.
6.     Heat oil in a thick bottomed kadhai.
7.     Add sliced onion and garlic.
8.     Fry for few minutes, until onions turns light brown.
9.     Add chopped tomato and fry till it is soft and mushy.
10.  Now pour the thick tamarind juice to the kadhai.
11.  Add turmeric pwd and salt.
12.  Mix well and allow the kuzhambu to cook for few minutes in low flame.
13.  Once the kuzhambu attains thick consistency, add the thuthuvalai, red chilly, pepper paste ( step 5)
14.  Stir well and allow to boil.
15.  In a small pan, heat a tsp of oil.
16.  Temper with mustard and cumin seeds.
17.  Pour the tempering over the spicy kuzhambu.
18.  Healthy & tasty Thuthuvali  Kuzhambu  is ready to serve.
19.  It pairs up excellent with piping hot rice topped with ghee or with chapathi..!
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Sunday, August 28, 2016


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poori masala

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Poori Recipe:

Making puffy poori's at home is really a challenge & a dream come true for beginners in cooking. But its not at all that hard, you just need to know the right consistency of the dough and few tips & tricks to turn into expert poori maker. This video shows the very easy and simple method to make crispy puffy pooris. We used to prepare it on weekend breakfast and makes an lipsmacking combo with aloo masala.

Friday, August 26, 2016


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Spicy Chicken 65

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Here goes the delicious, juicy, soft deep fried spicy chicken 65 recipe which serves as a quick appetizer or snack. This popular chicken recipe can be prepared very easily at home. It tastes absolute yummy with bursting flavor of chilly and spices. Try this restaurant style chicken 65 video recipe and enjoy the classic dish..!


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Butter Murukku

Butter Murukku:

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Festivals are around the corner and its time to prepare healthy snacks & sweets and enjoy the festive moments in family. Its always joy to make snacks at home rather than buy storebought ones. This Butter Murukku tastes so light & crunchy with a tempting flavor of butter. This can be prepared very easily and it serves as an anytime snack or to have along while sipping hot cup of chai. Try this savory crunchy Indian snack and enjoy the smiles from your loved ones..:)

Sunday, August 21, 2016

White Sauce Pasta Recipe / Pasta in Creamy White Sauce ~ Easy Video Recipe

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White Sauce Pasta Recipe: 

Hy Friends, Today's recipe is rich & delicious creamy white sauce pasta preparation that is very easy to make. My kids are big fan of pasta & I love to prepare this delicious pasta frequently. You'll love this easy flavorful recipe that makes perfect for summer cookouts. Here's how you can try your hand at favorite pasta recipe, guilt-free..!!!

Wednesday, August 17, 2016


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Karuvadu Fry / Dry Fish Fry: 

Hello friends, today's recipe is an authentic delicious South Indian recipe for Non-veg lovers ..more particularly sea food lovers. Dry fishes are always our family favorite as its not only quick to prepare but also can be easily made at home. This is my mil's signature recipe and tastes very very mouthwateringly delicious. It makes lipsmacking combo with hot onion sambar rice & rasam rice. Try this tasty & spicy recipe ... I am sure you're going to love my recipe..:)


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Curry Leaves Chutney: 

Here comes the chutney recipe that is packed with goodness of curry leaves along with coconut and flavorful spices. This is my mom's signature recipe and tastes amazingly delicious. It makes a perfect as well as healthy combo with idly, dosa, upma, pongal, curd rice, etc,. Try this simple & easy video tastes soo good that if you prepare it once then it will be your family favorite chutney.

Video Recipe


  • Curry leaves  - handful
  • Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1&1/2 tbsp
  • Red chilly - 4 to 5
  • Tamarind - small piece
  • Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
  • Salt to taste


  1. Clean and wash the curry leaves.
  2. Heat 2 tsp of oil in fry pan.
  3. Add urad dal, red chilly, tamarind and ginger.
  4. Roast for 2 minutes or until urad dal turns golden brown.
  5. Remove and set aside.
  6. Add curry leaves and toss for 2 minutes in medium flame.
  7. Turn off flame and allow the ingredients to cool.
  8. Meanwhile grate coconut to small pieces.
  9. Add grated coconut, red chilly, tamarind, ginger to blender.
  10. Grind to coarse mixture.
  11. Add salt, urad dal and curry leaves to the blender.
  12. Add 1/4 cup of water and grind to coarse paste.
  13. Add hing / asafetida (perungayam) and mix.
  14. Transfer to serving bowl.
  15. Flavorful healthy delicious Curry leaves chutney is ready.
  16. Combines excellent with idly, dosa, chapati, curd rice, etc.
Curry leaves chutney

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Vazhaipoo Vadai / Banana Flower Vadai - Easy Video Recipe

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Vazhaipoo Vadai / Banana Flower Vadai: 

Vadai made out of Vazhaipoo is very healthy, crunchy & delicious. This makes a perfect party snack and is one of our family's favorite tea-time snack. Vazhaipoo has many medicinal values and many dishes like vada, kootu and poriyal can be made out of it. Try this addictive snack with this easy video recipe and let me know how you liked it.

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  • Vazhaipoo / Banana flower  - 1
  • Chana dal   - 1 cup
  • Green chilly or Red chilly - 3 to 4
  • Sliced onion  - 1 cup
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to deep fry


  1. Wash & soak chana dal in water for 1 hour.
  2. Drain water and set it aside.
  3. Wash and peel the florets from the banana flower / vazhaipoo.
  4. Remove the stigma and petal.
  5. Clean the florets and keep aside.
  6. In a blender add green chilly, salt and cleaned florets.
  7. Grind coarsely in the blender.
  8. Add the drained chana dal and grind coarsely without adding water.
  9. Transfer to mixing bowl.
  10. Add chopped onion and curry leaves.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Heat oil in a frypan.
  13. Take a small portion of the batter and pat it flat.
  14. Drop carefully in the hot oil.
  15. Let it deep fry until it turns golden and crisp on both sides.
  16. Drain in kitchen tissue.
  17. Crispy delicious Vazhaipoo Vada is ready.
  18. Also the same batter can be dropped in pakoras form.
  19. Enjoy hot with steamed rice or with hot coffee.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Peanut / Groundnut Chutney - Video Recipe

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Groundnut / Peanut Chutney: 

Here goes the delicious & typical Indian chutney with nutty flavor. When you're bored with the regular coconut chutney to go along with Idlies & dosa, then this quick peanut chutney will be an excellent choice. This fiery recipe is very easy to prepare and compliments many South Indian dishes like Idly, dosa, kichadi, pongal, vada, etc., Trust me once you try this recipe, you'll never ever forget the tempting taste.