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 Some of the dishes are slowly becoming outdated or getting repackaged in departmental stores making its preparation less frequent in household.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 and aunties with picking the impurities from the dry prawns … Continue reading Dry baby Shrimp Idli Powder – Chenna kunni powder
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 could guess the South Indian recipes that might come up … Continue reading Mutton Briyani – A South Indian delight!
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 attractive shapes were instantly popular with the kids, that they … Continue reading Kids Poori – Made with cookie cutter
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 much happening and I missed all of it. What was … Continue reading Capsicum Mini Idlies – Did you miss World Idli Day?
Quail Egg Bonda : Surprisingly, I found these eggs in one of the South Indian shops here in Mumbai and immediately, I bought it, knowing the fact that it comes with loads of goodness and I planned to make a evening snack out of it, for my kid. Quail eggs are high in protein and vitamins that it is said to boost immunity and metabolism. … Continue reading Quail Egg Snack – Kadai Muttai Bonda
Cappuccino at home: I’m a great coffee lover. Just the smell of coffee can make me feel light and happy. And, I have been always drawn towards the wonderful taste of Cappuccino and more than intrigued towards the art on top of it. For a long time now, I decided to try it out. Filter coffee has been the tradition in South India and it’s … Continue reading Coffee with Love – Prepare your own Cappuccino!
Kadalai Mittai : This is one of the most difficult posts that I’ve worked on so far. To get to this final stage of presentation, I had run into many trial and error stages and in the process, I’ve learnt the techniques to get the desired sugar syrup consistency for Kadalai Mittai and the caramel decoration. One of the very popular and traditonal snack of … Continue reading Kadalai Mittai/Peanut chikki – An Interesting Make!
Kashayam for cold: When it comes to cold ailment nothing beats paati vaithiyum/Home remedies learnt from our elders. More recently, I started growing herbs like holy basil(tulsi) and Indian Borage(karpooravalli) in my balcony. These are commonly grown in South Indian households and come handy for cold treatment for all age groups. I prepared a herbal concoction/kashayam the other day to fight the terrible cold that … Continue reading Kashayam for cold – Home Remedy!
Parotta recipe: Parotta is a popular dish in South India especially in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Egg parotta and kothu parotta is a must try in this category in Tamil Nadu whereas malabar parotta in Kerala. Right from my childhood, I’ve always admired the way its made in street shops – there’s an air of mastery displayed over stretching, pulling, rolling and flattening of the … Continue reading Parotta Making – An easy way!
Baby Potatoes Fry: These are organic baby potatoes from Meghalaya that one of my friend has given me. I was excited to look at the size of it. It looked liked the chinese checker coins and was sure that this dish could be attractive for kids. For this recipe, I have used amchur powder and garam masala powder – famous here in mumbai. With the … Continue reading Baby Potato Fry – Organically grown