Chicken Soup: Soups are best choice to warm you in winter. And, for that reason, chicken soup not only helps warm up in cold days, but also that it provides great relief for cold ailments. As this could be prepared within minutes without the need for longer simmering, its best to use the naturally grown chicken. For a well-balanced food, it’s always best to include … Continue reading Chicken green peas soup – Winter Special!
Milagu kozhambhu/ Pepper Curry: With Mumbai experiencing a decade low colder nights, every one at home are getting affected by the terrible cold. I have been making some South Indian home remedies like kashayam(herbal decoction) and milagu kozhambhu(pepper curry) besides the relishing soups & hot coffees. Pepper curry gives a complete relief for cold . It’s extremely hot and goes well with steamed rice. Here’s … Continue reading Pepper Curry – During Winter !
Rajma/Kidney beans with mixed veg soup: A comfort food for winter I’d say, to fight with the chillness that you can stand no longer, steaming hot bowl of soup can make your day, whilst this could be one of the way to drag you out of the coziness of the winter cover. Here’s the dish that keeps you warm, makes you feel full and helps … Continue reading Veg Soup for Winter
Rasam Recipe: Rasam is a dish that any South Indian women would prefer to make on a day when they want to have a lighter meal, on a day when someone in the family is caught with cold, on a day when there’s no vegetable to make curry, on a day when they invite guess – in addition to the main course, and on a … Continue reading Rasam on any day – Mild & Refreshing!
Vegetable Stew: I believe these words – necessity is the mother of inventions – are very much true. Somehow my purchase got delayed and I had very few veggies left in my fridge. I was giving a bit of thinking on what to prepare. Drawing inspiration from poori masala that my mom used to make and the avial recipe that one of my friend shared … Continue reading Vegetable Stew – A side for Idiyappam & Poori !
Chicken curry: I’m sure that I’m going to post more and more of chicken recipes in my up coming posts – as we could do lot of variations with it. Be it a starter or side dish or curry or snack – you name it and its there everywhere! I like arachuvitta kozhambhu much better than the curry from normal method, for the freshly roasted and … Continue reading Chicken curry – Arachuvitta Kozhambu
Mutton Soup Recipe: Mutton soup & chicken soup are two soups that are very popular in South Indian households. Especially when someone in the house is caught with cold and running nose, first suggestion would be to prepare these soups. I make mutton soup with peas and potato for my kid every week. I mix the soup with steamed rice and give her – she … Continue reading Mutton soup with green peas and potato
Sankara meen kozhambhu Recipe: It’s been quite sometime since we moved here to Mumbai. I was longing to make sankara fish curry and I have been hunting for a proper fish market. My husband usually gets sear fish and he is not so comfortable with the fish names. He prefers outsouring the buying dept to me. And to my dismay, whenever I go, there wont … Continue reading Sankara meen/Red snapper fish curry
Arai keerai masiyal (amaranth leaves variety) : Arai keerai as it is called in Tamil, is predominantly used in South India. Its one of the amaranth leaves variety, though I’m not sure of the exact English equivalent. It’s an excellent source of calcium and helps to improve haemoglobin level. Because of its health benefit, it could be included routinely in our diet. Here is a simple … Continue reading Arai Keerai Masiyal – Green & leafy !
Black eyed peas – Bottle gourd curry: Recently when my in-law visited us, he got this black eyed peas. I have heard bottle gourd would be a great combination with black eyed peas but never once tried before. I wanted to make a different recipe than the usual karakozhumbhu type. Suddenly, I was thinking about my grandmother who use to make dry fish curry without … Continue reading Black eyed peas – Bottle gourd curry