Authentic Recipes from the Kitchens of Shriya, Nithu & Arthi!

Karuveppiilai kozhambhu – Curry leaves Gravy

Posted by on Feb 7, 2008 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 7 comments

Today I wanted to try something spicy and the curry leaves kozhambhu came to my mind. Curry leaves possess the qualities of a herbal...

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Shredded Fish curry – Fish Puttu Kuzhambhu

Posted by on Jan 31, 2008 in Meat & Seafood Entrees | 14 comments

  We usually see fish made as a curry and meen (fish in English) kuzhambu is a favorite of many south Indians. I learnt this unique...

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Mixed vegetable kootu/Mixed vegetable curry

Posted by on Jan 29, 2008 in Kootu/lentil Stew, Veggie Entrees & Sides | 14 comments

This is mixed vegetable curry with spices, a south Indian dish which is simple and healthy. Spices like jeera, pepper and red chillies are...

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Radish Sambar

Posted by on Jan 15, 2008 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 4 comments

Happy Pongal to all our readers…Iniya Pongal Nalvazhthukkal… Today’s special is Mullangi Sambar or Radish Sambar. In...

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Chicken Vindaloo

Posted by on Jan 11, 2008 in Chicken dishes, Meat & Seafood Entrees | 7 comments

Vindaloo is an Goan dish traditionally prepared with garlic, red wine and chili. Vindaloo roughly means in Portuguese – ‘...

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Foodie Rendezvous – 1

Posted by on Jan 7, 2008 in Rendezvous | 4 comments

Food tastes its best when we enjoy it with others. In a blog all about food, what could be better than to showcase recipes from my fellow...

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Pepper Chicken Gravy

Posted by on Jan 5, 2008 in Chicken dishes, Meat & Seafood Entrees | 33 comments

Today my husband and I were craving for something little spicy so I ended up making this pepper chicken gravy. My Mom used to make this...

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Ennai kathirikkai

Posted by on Dec 29, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 27 comments

This is a South Indian spicy dish which is served along with rice or chapathis. People who don’t like Eggplant/brinjal will...

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Paruppu Urundai Kozhambhu

Posted by on Dec 28, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 0 comments

Preparation Time: 60 minutes No of servings: 3-5 Spice Level: 3.5 out of 5 Ingredients: For Paruppu Urundai : Channa dal : 1 cup Red chili...

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Aloo Mutter

Posted by on Dec 24, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 4 comments

This is a simple side dish to make for chapathy or dosai. It’s really easy to cook in a very short time with few simple ingredients...

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Kadai Chicken

Posted by on Dec 18, 2007 in Chicken dishes, Meat & Seafood Entrees | 20 comments

Kadai Chicken is a spicy chicken dish with a rich aroma given by the Ginger and Tomatoes. It makes an excellent side dish for Briyani and...

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Morkuzhambu

Posted by on Dec 10, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 1 comment

Morkuzhambu (Yogurt and Spiced Coconut Curry) is a popular dish in Tamil Nadu and Kerala (South India). It plays an important role in the...

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Poricha Kuzhambhu

Posted by on Dec 4, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 1 comment

This is something different and simple from other poricha kuzhumbhu recipes. When you want to cook something delicious, simple but in a...

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Kadappa Sambhar

Posted by on Nov 30, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 0 comments

Preparation Time : 40 minutes No of servings : 3-4 Spice Level : 2 out of 5 Ingredients: Split daliya(Pottu kadalai) :3 tbsp Onion :...

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Keerai Poricha Kuzhambu

Posted by on Nov 27, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 0 comments

Ingredients: Chopped spinach or frozen spinach – 1/2 lb Toor dal or Split pigeon peas – 1/2 cup Turmeric powder – 1/4...

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Chole Batura(Channa masala)

Posted by on Nov 13, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 3 comments

Preparation time: 45 mins No. of Servings: 4-5 Spice level: 3 out of 5 Ingredients Oil : 3tbsp Cumin seeds : 1tsp Onions : 1 (Finely...

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Vegetable Kurma

Posted by on Nov 13, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 1 comment

Preparation time: 50 mins No. of Servings: 4-5 Spice level: 3.5 out of 5 Ingredients Oil : 4tbsp Cinnamon : 1 inch Cloves : 2 nos Cardamom...

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Vathakuzhambu

Posted by on Nov 12, 2007 in Veggie Entrees & Sides | 1 comment

Vathakuzhambu is a South Indian delicacy prepared with tamarind extract, fresh vegetables and dried vathal. Vathal or vadagam are sun...

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