Indoor Plants

In today’s blog post, I wanted to show you my collection of indoor plants. I love gardening but, since I live in Minnesota, that is only possible for about four months out of the year. The rest of the time, I dedicate to growing my indoor plants. I will often spend the winter months rearrangingContinue reading “Indoor Plants”

Sprouted Palm seed

Every time when we visit India, I surely wanted to eat this, the white spongy thing (inside the sprouted palm (palmyra) tree seed). The palm tree is called “panai maram” in Tamil, it is mostly single trunk tall tree. Once the fruits are ripen, they fall down in the ground and after some time itContinue reading “Sprouted Palm seed”

Nunku/ நுங்கு /Palm Fruit Jelly

This time in India, I got a chance to make nunku sarbath from our own palm (palmyra) tree. Usually we get it from the shop. One of my daughter’s favorite, when we go out, she will make sure to drink this . This is a very popular drink in our hometown. It is really tastyContinue reading “Nunku/ நுங்கு /Palm Fruit Jelly”

How to make Puttu/Steamed rice cake

Puttu is a very healthy breakfast that is easy to make with simple ingredients. It is very versatile, because you can eat puttu in many ways. Both of my daughters like to eat puttu with mango. If you have never tried it, you must! It tastes totally awesome. Another option for a fruit to eatContinue reading “How to make Puttu/Steamed rice cake”

What is a Sprouted Coconut Seed/Coconut Sprout?

This is one of my favorite things to eat; when I was a child, we used to get this often in the street markets, but nowadays it’s really hard to find. This is a sweet and spongy thing inside the sprouted coconut. Locally we call this “pungu”. Nothing can be really compared to this, ifContinue reading “What is a Sprouted Coconut Seed/Coconut Sprout?”