Spicy & Easy South Indian Style Tomato Rice / Thakkali Satham !!


Tomato rice is one of my favorite recipe. It is most popular & simple rice dish in South India. This is a perfect comfort & best take out food. It taste like tangy & spicy. If you are not interested to add rice, don’t worry this tomato sauce goes well with chapathi, bread, idly, dosa…

Potato, Cauliflower, Capsicum Masala !!


This recipe is the perfect side dish with the jeera rice. Vegetables can be added as per wish. It is a very simple side dish & also goes well with parathas, chappathi, idly, dosa, steamed rice etc. Ingredients: Oil – 1 tbsp Baby Potato – 4 nos. cut it into halves Cauliflower – 10 florets…

Jeera Rice / Cumin Rice / Ghee Rice !!


 After a long vacation, yesterday I have reached Detroit, US. Had a wonderful time with my family. Today’s special is simple & easy rice dish. Jeera rice is a simple preparation of rice that has been flavored with jeera or cumin seeds. This versatile rice dish can be accompanied well with spicy dal or vegetable or…

Cilantro Chicken Dum Briyani !!!


Today’s recipe is cilantro chicken dum biriyani !! it is easy to prepare & having a great flavor of cilantro & mint. Avoid red chili powder, instead of it I added green chilies.  Marination Time : 15 minutes / an hour Cooking Time : 30 minutes Recipes Cuisine : South India Ingredients: Oil – 2…

South Indian Style Lunch Menu #3 !!


Here is the another lunch idea on south Indian style Non – vegetarians menu; It is a very simple menu, My husband love to have vathal with his every meal. I just popped rice vathal in microwave for 3o seconds. He needs some crunhy thing in his food always. Today’s Lunch Menu consist of; Rice…

South Indian – #Lunch Menu 2


Another perfect lunch menu idea in South Indian Style (Tamil cuisine). Last saturday I prepared this menu, it is really easy & simple to cook within an hour. I usually cook rice in rice cooker, so it is easy for me to prepare side dish & poriyal. Rice Garlic Chutney / Kuzhambu Spinach Stir Fry…

South Indian- #Lunch Menu 1 (Easy & Simple)


In Indian cuisine, traditionally lunch is consist of several – course meal. This is my first post on lunch menu, it is really helpful people like me, because whenever planning for the lunch I get confused. In tamil cuisine, every single items has its own flavor & taste. The main principle in planning the menu…

Mushroom & Capsicum Stir Fried Rice !!


Today’s recipe is simple vegetarian stir fried rice. Easy & quick version recipe, prefect for lunch / dinner. I used red chili flakes, it is nothing but crushed dry red chili, this can be substitute with chili sauce, red chili paste , pepper powder etc., Preparation Time : 10 minutes Cooking Time : 15 minutes…

Vegetable Pulav / Pilav / Mixed Vegetable Rice


Vegetable pulav is a simple & easy one pot meal. This is a mild aromatic rice with loads of veggis. Here, I used basmathi rice which is long grain, whole spices & frozen mixed vegetable (sometimes I feel lazy to cut vegetables). I followed pressure cooker method, because it’s the easiest way to cook, the…

Dry Pepper Chicken Masala !!!


Lovely Sunday, are you confused? what curry to make today? Don’t worry, here is mouth – watering recipe for you. Wow, pepper & chicken are one of the best combination, playing with these two ingredients gives a wonderful experience in my kitchen. The aroma of pepper makes this dish more flavorful & tasty. Finally I…