Suzhiyam / Fried Sweet Dumplings !!


SUZHIYAM is one of the most popular diwali special recipe in South Indian Cuisine !! This recipe is my hubby’s most favorite. My Mother-in-law use to make this dish on every diwali feast. So this time it was on my do list. Suzhiyan or Seeyam or SUZHIYAM is a delicious sweet dish in which channa…

Medu Vadai / Crispy Urad dal Vada !!!


Vadai is a savoury fritter-type snack from South India.  It is an important menu for every festivals & pooja. This medu vada is one of my favorite snack. There are many different varieties like sambar vada, dhai vada or thair vadai etc., I love to watch my mom while prepare vadas during festival but I never helped…

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…

Southern Style Plantain Fry / Vazhakai Fry !!


Plantain fry is a famous south Indian side dish, extremely goes well with rasam rice, greens rice or any variety rice. It is simple & easy recipe, can be prepared within a 5 minutes. Marination is optional, while marinating the plantain, add lemon juice not more than 2 drops, because it dominate the other spices…

Carrot Halwa / Gajar ka Halwa !!


For the past two weeks, my husband longing for the carrot halwa. He loves dessert after finishing his lunch on Sunday. In Indian it’s an traditional way to serve dessert before & after a meal, because before meal helps to increase our appetite & after meal is helps for good digestion. Carrot halwa is one…