Ammini Kozhukattais – I have no clue about the origin of that name and how we came about calling that delicacy that. I know that whenever we set out to make Uppu Kozhukattais and Vella Kozhukattais, we would normally have the outer dough leftover and so amma would always make these mini delicacies!!! In… Continue reading Mini Kozhukattai – Ammini Kozhukattai (Steamed mini rice balls spiced with seasonings).
Every year Vinayaka Chathurthi is celebrated all over the world as the day on which Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi bestows his presence on this earth. Vinayaka Chathurthi in my home essentially marks the beginning of good times and of course all other festivals. In Madras, the entire shopping streets… Continue reading Kozhukattai Outer Dough for Preparation of Modhakas.
Coffee – The name itself conjures up the word “comfort” and all thats nice …Love for coffee has been something that runs in my family. When I was in school, my mom had barred me from having coffee as the staple drink in the morning. When I was into higher secondary, I started on having… Continue reading Coffilicious Cold Coffee – A must for all Coffee Lovers!!!
Last week was the first time ever that I actually tried my hand (literally) at the art of mehndi decoration!!!! Henna has been used from the olden days as a natural coolant for the body. It stimulates blood circulation and its also used in the hair for conditioning the scalp and to restore body, bounce… Continue reading The First time ever….
Garlic Rasam was not something that we would make at home a lot…In fact Maduraiamma would never ever have garlic. Over the years Amma used to make her version of this Rasam and my sister D would love it. I make two versions of this Rasam – One with Toor Dhal and the other without.… Continue reading Quick N Easy Garlic Rasam – For those cold rainy days!!!
This weekend was especially rainy and dull. It seemed like a great idea to try out the Easy Garlic Rasam that I do in a flash. Here goes the weekend Menu. Milagu Kuzhambu with Baby Brinjals floating. Quick N Easy Garlic Rasam. Nutritious Carrot Subji. Wholesome home made Curd. Delicious Onion Thokku/Pickle.
Jackfruit has been a fruit that I have always loved since my childhood. Whenever Amma used to take us shopping in T.Nagar, and I would get the aroma of ripe jackfruits, neatly arranged on plantian leaves, covered with wire mesh, I would beseech her to buy it for me. Amma used to tell me stories… Continue reading Jackfruit – Sweet and fragrant dripping with honey!!!