Dry baby Shrimp Idli Powder – Chenna kunni powder

Dry Baby Shrimp Idli Powder, I planned to prepare a traditional dish, that would remind me of my Grandma's time. Some of the dishes are slowly becoming outdated or getting repackaged in departmental stores making its preparation less frequent in household. Dry baby prawn idli powder is one such dish. I still remember helping grandma … Continue reading Dry baby Shrimp Idli Powder – Chenna kunni powder

Mutton Briyani – A South Indian delight!

While I'm active on Instagram (follow me @cook_sarahskitchen) , posting on my blog has taken a back seat, as I work on some technicalities. However, I'm trying my best to bring the blog and the social media together. Will promise to post interesting recipes more often in the coming days. From my Instagram gallery, you … Continue reading Mutton Briyani – A South Indian delight!

Kollu Pulikuzhambhu/ Horsegram tamarind curry

Kollu Pulikuzhambhu/ Horsegram tamarind curry: Horsegram(kollu) has been traditionally used in South India in lot preparations like kollu rasam, thovaiyal, podi etc. and its the most sort after ingredient to reduce cholestrol and maintain the body heat during winter season. Especially when someone is caught with cold, the first advice from the elderly persons in … Continue reading Kollu Pulikuzhambhu/ Horsegram tamarind curry

Kaala meen Kozhambhu/Salmon Fish Curry – So delicious!

Kaala Meen Kozhambhu/Salmon Fish Curry - I'm a regular customer of the local fish market. It used to be once a week visit and slowly it turned out to be thrice a week visit with my kanyakumari friend to hang out. I just simply love to spend time looking around the fish stall before deciding … Continue reading Kaala meen Kozhambhu/Salmon Fish Curry – So delicious!

Ragi idiyappam/string hoppers – So light & delicious!

Ragi&Rice flour idiyappam/string hoppers: I was planning to prepare a light evening snack and I decided to make string hoppers(Idiyappam) which is a famous traditional South Indian breakfast. Usually, I make string hoppers with rice flour. I made the initial preparation of washing the necessary vessels and I was all set to make. It's then … Continue reading Ragi idiyappam/string hoppers – So light & delicious!

Peerkanghai/Ridge gourd stir fry – Healthy dish!

Peerkanghai/Ridge gourd stir fry: Ridge gourd known for dietary fibre and low calorie content, makes you feel light when included in the meal. The skin of ridge gourd also carries loads of goodness that in South India, we make peerkanghai chutney with it. With very few ingredients and less time, ridge gourd stir fry can … Continue reading Peerkanghai/Ridge gourd stir fry – Healthy dish!

Kids Poori – Made with cookie cutter

Kids Poori: Poori/Puri is a famous South Indian breakfast and it is best complimented with poori masala. Everyone including the kids love it, for the wonderful taste. To make it more exciting for the kids, when we meet up on holidays, we have started using cookie cutter, back home in Chennai. These little poories in … Continue reading Kids Poori – Made with cookie cutter

Capsicum Mini Idlies – Did you miss World Idli Day?

Capsicum Mini Idli: As I was checking out my twitter handle (@sarahs_recipe), I came across the hashtag #worldIdliDay that was celebrated on March 30th. It was one of the top trends in twitter and there was even a contest conducted by Chef Ranveer Brar about no. of idli recipes in his app. There was so … Continue reading Capsicum Mini Idlies – Did you miss World Idli Day?

Prawn Brinjal curry/ Eral Kathirikai kuzhambhu

Prawn Brinjal curry/Eral Kathirikai kuzhambhu: Whenever I visit the fish market, I can't help looking for prawns. Especially the tiger prawns are my favourite. If the prawns have a glassy look, then it means that they are really fresh. And its best to cook and eat prawns on the same day than refrigerating them. To … Continue reading Prawn Brinjal curry/ Eral Kathirikai kuzhambhu

Mutton Baby Corn Soup – So Yummy!

Mutton baby corn soup: My mom to used make soups when someone has cold in the house. But now, with changing lifestyle, I'm accustomed to making soups very often. I make mutton soup for my kid as an after school evening refreshment. The light sweetness in the baby corn enhances the flavour and taste of … Continue reading Mutton Baby Corn Soup – So Yummy!