Mysore Bonda

Mysore Bonda

In the days when I started cooking, it was more like experimenting. My grandma eyeballs her ingredients, so is my mom. They are really good at it , though I needed a more reliable cooking steps to begin with. Mallika Badrinath’s cookery show got in my watch list slowly. Her…

Rice floating in paruppu kuzhambhu

Paruppu Kuzhambhu / Spicy Lentil Soup

             In my childhood , our village often suffered powercuts. On those occasions, my mom used to compensate the ‘Edison’less nights  with her moonlight dinner(Nila Choru). My brothers and me sit around her in the moon lit hall , speaking about all good times. The menu would be rice with either this…

Varutha paruppu kuzhambhu

Varutha Paruppu Kuzhambu

This is the most favourite kuzhambu in our family. My amma makes it very often and it is never boring . It tastes so good with the fried vathal (rice crispies). Before digging in the ingredients, I need to tell you about the vadagams (seasoning balls)  we make in our…