Kale Poriyal

I can’t believe I am blogging after a gap of 5 months. So many things happened during these months ¬†and the most important one was that we celebrated my father’s … Continue Reading →

Beetroot Parippu Poriyal

I have to confess that I am a hardcore beetroot lover. My daughter is the opposite. I remember when I was in my teens, I used to help Amma cut … Continue Reading →

Bittergourd Fry (Pavakkai Fry)

How many of you like bittergourd? It is one of the vegetables that many of us hate. Even I used to hate it when I was small but later started … Continue Reading →

Vegan Cabbage Kofta Gravy

My daughter is a fan of Kofta curries. We cannot have the most famous Malai Kofta from restaurants as it is not dairy free but I try and make Koftas … Continue Reading →

Green Peas Masala

First of all, let me thank my wonderful readers for coping up with my silence on the blog for over two weeks. I was too busy with some personal things. … Continue Reading →


Vadacurry is a Chettinad delicacy. We eat from Sangeetha Restaurant very often and this is one of the regular items that we order. My daughter likes it very much and … Continue Reading →

Ethappazha Pulinkari

Yesterday, I was left with 2 ripe Nenthra pazham or Ethappazham (Kerala Ripe Banana) and did not want to eat it as such. I usually steam it and everyone likes … Continue Reading →

Podavalangai Poduthuval (Snake gourd side dish)

Snake gourd is a very tasty vegetable. It has many health benefits and is also considered good for detox. This side dish is great with Rice and Rasam. As it … Continue Reading →

Thaalu Curry (Colocasia stem curry)

Today’s dish is a very special one. Colocasia stem is called Thaalu in Malayalam. When I was a child, this used to be prepared at home every time my great … Continue Reading →

Coriander Thogaiyal / Kothamalli Thogayal

This simple recipe is a wonderful accompaniment for plain hot rice. When I am not in a mood to make any elaborate meal, this comes for rescue. The coriander flavour … Continue Reading →