Vendakkai Theeyal /Okra Curry

This is a recipe from my mom, very tasty one. This okra curry is made with roasted coconut and tamarind juice. Ingredients Okra (fresh/frozen) ——- 300 g(diced) Onion —————————— 1/2 (diced) Tamarind juice ————— 1/4 cup or 4 cubes Chili powder ——————- 1/2 tsp Coriander powder ———- 2 tsp Turmeric powder ———— 1/4 tsp SaltContinue reading “Vendakkai Theeyal /Okra Curry”

Ulundhu (Black Gram) Conjee

Conjee is a well known traditional dish in our hometown. It can be made with rice alone or with a lentil, mostly black gram or green gram. Today I am making with black gram. Rice and black gram are cooked together with water and seasoned with fresh grated coconut at the end. The common sideContinue reading “Ulundhu (Black Gram) Conjee”

கொள்ளு துவையல்/Horse Gram Thuvaiyal

Horse gram is a kind of lentil used in Indian cooking. It’s one of the most protein-rich lentils and it has lots of health benefits. We make different kinds of dishes from it, but this is the common one. Black gram conjee with horse gram thuvaiyal is the best combination. Lets see how to make theContinue reading “கொள்ளு துவையல்/Horse Gram Thuvaiyal”

TPI: Spilled Flower Pot

I’ve seen this idea all over Pinterest and I finally decided to give it a try! After everything that I have seen online, I wanted to do some sort of yellow and red flower combination, but I couldn’t quite find the right flowers in those colors. I also initially wanted to have the spilled flowerContinue reading “TPI: Spilled Flower Pot”

Senai Kizhangu (Yam) Kootu

I already posted the recipe of yam roast. This one is a different kind of preparation and it is a common side dish for rice in our hometown. Ingredients Fresh or Frozen yam ———– 300 g Shallots ——————————— 10 Grated coconut ——————– 1/3 cup Chili powder ————————- 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder —————– 1/4 tsp GaramContinue reading “Senai Kizhangu (Yam) Kootu”