FUDGY EGGLESS BROWNIE

FUDGY EGGLESS BROWNIE

The ultimate Fudgy Eggless Brownie. I really cannot say anything more than that for this amazing brownie recipe. This recipe is as simple as it is delicious. To make this Fudgy Eggless Brownie, I will be using a combination of dark chocolate, and cocoa powder. 

AVIYAL

AVIYAL

This is a traditional South Indian recipe. However it is associated a lot with Kerala. In Kerala, no function is complete without this traditional Aviyal. We use many vegetables to prepare this dish. This dish has lot of nutrient value. There are various stories available 

OMAM KUZHAMBU

OMAM KUZHAMBU

Last year we had been to Jaipur and other important cities of Rajasthan on a long trip. Our trip lasted more than ten days and all throughout we had food at lot of restaurants. This was such a long trip and that too during the 

VEGGIES IN PIRI PIRI SAUCE WITH HERB RICE

VEGGIES IN PIRI PIRI SAUCE WITH HERB RICE

Veggies in piri piri sauce with herb rice. The name sounds too long right ? But trust me, these two dishes are very very easy to make. I was intent on making herb rice for dinner, and I wanted something simple and quick to go 

MUMBAI TAWA PULAV

MUMBAI TAWA PULAV

Why is the Tawa Pulav so famous ? If you know, you know. But if you don’t you need to try this recipe. We haven’t been able to post regularly on this website lately. We’re going through some changes in the household. Haha, getting a 

BANANA HALWA

BANANA HALWA

Banana Halwa, sounds a bit strange doesn’t it ? Sure, we have all heard of halwa made with wheat, and other such ingredients. They are great, but to me I felt like halwas made with fruits were much more flavourful. One such dish that is 

SENAKIZHANGU MASALA

SENAKIZHANGU MASALA

Senakizhangu Masala is a much welcome take on cooking yam. Yam is a starchy root vegetable, and it is highly nutritious. To know more about the health benefits that is offered by this vegetable check this link out. However, its taste is not really preferred 

VAZHAIPOO VADA / PLANTAIN FLOWER VADA

VAZHAIPOO VADA / PLANTAIN FLOWER VADA

We know everybody loves Vada, and a lot of people scrunch up their noses for vazhaipoo. How to make a dish with this plantain flower that everyone will like and appreciate ? Mix it with vada, ofcourse. Vazhaipoo vada is delicious, and I serve it 

KOZHUKKATTAI (MODAK)

KOZHUKKATTAI (MODAK)

Am sure we are all very familiar with Kozhukkattai. It is a delicious sweet that we most often associate with festivals and puja. Kozhukkattai is made as an offering for Lord Ganesha on Ganesh Chathurthi. But we like making it as a nice snack or 

CHETTINADU VAZHAIKKAI CURRY

CHETTINADU VAZHAIKKAI CURRY

Chettinadu Vazhaikkai Curry is made with mashed raw bananas and a spice powder that we will be making. Every part of a plantain (banana) tree is useful in the kitchen. The stems, the fruit, the vegetable and the flower of the tree can be cooked. 

THAYIR SEMIYA (CURD SEMIYA)

THAYIR SEMIYA (CURD SEMIYA)

Thayir Semiya (Curd Semiya) is vermicelli that is mixed with curd. In a way, it can be described as curd rice, but with vermicelli instead of rice. On a daily basis, we eat a lot of rice. But curd rice is an inevitable part of 

MIXED VEGETABLE PORIYAL

MIXED VEGETABLE PORIYAL

Mixed vegetable poriyal as the name suggests is made with a mixture of vegetables. My daughter is the biggest fan of hot steamed rice. She is content with eating just rice and a good side dish. It is quite easy for me to simply whip 

ARBI MASALA

ARBI MASALA

Arbi Masala is a relatively new dish in our household. One of my daughters is a big fan of potatoes, and only potatoes. It is the only ‘kizhangu’ (starchy root vegetable) that she likes and eats. Over the years I have tried to include arbi, 

COCONUT SEVAI

COCONUT SEVAI

Sevai (not to be confused with semiya) are thin white strands typically made of rice. Coconut sevai is sevai that is cooked with grated coconut. It is flavoured with delightful coconut and tastes great for a relaxed meal. Coming to sevai, I have already shared 

VEGETABLE CHUTNEY (THOGAIYAL)

VEGETABLE CHUTNEY (THOGAIYAL)

In our house, usually chutney means what we generally have with any tiffin item as a side dish. Whereas, we mix thogaiyal in with plain steamed rice. We have a lot of famed chutneys like Coconut Chutney and Tomato Chutney. And these mostly focus on 

VEGETABLE POHA

VEGETABLE POHA

Vegetable poha is a quick and healthy dish that can be served either as an evening snack or dinner or breakfast.

LADIES FINGER FRY (VENDAKKAI FRY)

LADIES FINGER FRY (VENDAKKAI FRY)

I am sure we have all had some kind of ladies finger fry (Vendakkai Fry) in our lives. Each one is prepared differently, and taste different. While some have thin strands of ladies finger dipped in besan and fried, others are more directly fried. However, 

PEPPER SEVAI (Milagu Sevai)

PEPPER SEVAI (Milagu Sevai)

Sevai (not to be confused with semiya) are thin white strands typically made of rice. Pepper sevai is sevai that is seasoned and cooked with pepper. It has the spicy kick of pepper along with a laid back flavour of a comforting meal. Coming to 

DRUMSTICK DAL

DRUMSTICK DAL

Jumping into what motivated me for this drumstick dal. During the end of the shopping week, we generally have only a few vegetables left. And during those times deciding upon what to cook is such a big task. This happened to me quite recently, and 

POOSANIKKAI MOR KOOTU (White Pumpkin Mor Kootu)

POOSANIKKAI MOR KOOTU (White Pumpkin Mor Kootu)

Kootu is a healthy South Indian dish, that is very famous in many Tamil homes. Kootu’s preparation is quite simple, and it is very delicious. A blend of vegetables and lentils are generally used in making kootu. However, in a mor kootu we reduce the