Karuveppilai Thokku(Curry leaf Preserve)

Karuvepillai or Curry leaves is the most important ingredient/herb used in South Indian cooking .I just can’t imagine any South Indian dish be it non -vegetarian or vegetarian without curry leaves . It is also considered medicinal with umpteen health benefits . It is also a plant that grows easily in your kitchen garden ….

Thakaali Thokku ( Spicy Tomato Preserve )

Thakkali thokku is a part of my childhood memory . My Nanamma used to make this in large batches and she did it so meticulously that it needed no refrigeration. It was a staple in my household and was such a versatile dish . It will go well as a side with Rice,and most Indian…

Long beans Tofu Sambal

Long beans and Tofu sambal is an easy and quick recipe. It can be a vegetarian or a non vegetarians dish depending on the sambal ( chilli paste ) used . It’s a protein rich and fibre rich side . Ingredients Long beans -1bunch Tofu – 1cup, cubed Onion -1big , finely sliced Tomatoes -1small…

Methi Prawns

Prawns by themselves are very tasty seafood , they enhance the flavour of curries , rice or just on their own as tandoori . Cooking them with fresh methi leaves ( fenugreek) was a match made in heaven , such an unique flavour and made for a yummy side to a simple rasam sadham ….

Methi chicken

Methi leaves (Fenugreek leaves) fresh or dry , have an unique way of enhancing the taste of the most simplest of dishes and that’s why this very simple chicken fry tasted extra delicious . Ingredients Chicken -1kg Baby potatoes-5-6 Kasoori methi -2 tbsp Onion -2large finely cut Tomato -1 large Ginger Garlic paste -1tsp Chilli…