Potato Stir Fry – easy & simple !!


Potato stir fry recipe – south Indian style. This recipe is really easy to make & perfect side dish for curd rice etc., Instead of having french fries, this recipe is best for  its crunchiness, taste & healthy. Avoid peeling the skin of potatoes, because it gives nice crispy & more taste to it. I…

Rava Kichidi / Mixed Vegetable Uppma !!


Upma or Uppuma is a common & easiest breakfast in South India (Tamil Cuisine). This recipe is mostly cooked with roasted semolina, various seasonings and/or vegetables are often added.  This can be substitute with oats,broken rice, wheat rava, quinoa etc., So here is one of my favourite recipe rava kichidi, with lots of veggies & balanced seasoning. Great…

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…

HomeMade Curd / Thair / Yogurt / Dahi !!!


Curd is one of the most popular & traditional dish in Tamil cuisine. The word “curd” in India usually refers unsweetened yogurt. It use to make fresh daily in home. It is one of my favorite. I love to have curd with everything like parathas, chapathi, idly, dosa, rice etc., By using fresh curd, we…

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…

Rice Vathal / Rice Crisp / Rice Fryums !!


Rice vathal is my favorite snack & side dish. In India, when summer gets start everyone busy to prepare rice vathal in home, share it with their neighbors & friends. It can store for more than a month. I made this rice vathal with leftover rice. It is best side dish with all varieties of…

Gulab Jamun – Using Milk Powder !!


Gulab jamun is the cheese-base traditional dessert in Indian Cuisine. It is always special dish for diwali feast in my home. To make the things easier, one can buy commercially available instant gulab jamun mix (available in Asian market). In scratch, jamuns will prepare by using sweetless khoya / khova. I never made jamuns before,…

Pundu Kuzhambu / Garlic Chutney !!


Garlic Chutney easy south Indian style recipes. This dish is goes well with steam rice & piece of pappad. Also perfect with idly, dosa, parathas etc., this can be also stored in refrigerate for a week, for this avoid coconut. Ingredients: Garlic– 1 whole (cut it into horizontal) Tamarind – small lime size (soak into…

Spinach Stir Fry / Palak Keerai Porriayal!!


Spinach porrial / stir fry is healthy & nutritious recipe in South Indian cuisine. It is really a simply dish, can be prepared within 10 minutes. This is the recipe, mostly my mom use to prepare every time in my home, I really love it. This stir fry goes well with steam rice, curd rice,…