Tomato pickle

Tomato pickle / Thakkali oorukai

As long as you have something you never realize the value of it. Once it is no more , you want it more and more. You heart yearns for it, starves for it …This is true not only for the worldly possesions, but also for silliest things like the pickle…

Thattai

Good Old Version Of Thattai

Crunch..crunnnch. Hey, stop that, your boy is sleeping. Crunch.. crunch Hear  the crunch again, ya, it is me, uncontrollable  in eating the thattai ,that my mom made for me, along with my lunch. ( Sssssh.. I always  have my lunch with a crisp side dish.) Let us come to the…

Garlic rice

Poondu satham / Garlic rice

This is a simple recipe but a very helpful postnatal diet. I had made this several times and found this as  the easiest, yet a tasty way to include garlic in my postnatal diet.  I found this recipe  in a supplement of a tamil magazine. Ingredients: Cooked rice – 2 cups Small…

Lunch- Rice , capsicum kuzhambhu and potato curry.

Spicy Green Pepper stew / Kuda Milagai Kuzhambu

What if there is a unexpected visitor? What if you went for shopping and came late to home? What if it is raining out and you yearn for something hot and spicy? What if you are lazy and donot want to do the usual sambhars? Then, it is time to tell…

Rice with inji poondu kuzhambhu and potato curry

Inji Poondu Kuzhambu / Ginger Garlic Pulusu/Huli

I studied from hostel and I was the only one who was 3 hrs travel from the home town.All my friends were from far south with atleast 10 hrs travel. So, whenever my mom visits me , she brings this dish for her home sick daughter and friends in a…