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Poondu Kuzhambu – Kuzhambu Varieties

December 26, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesKuzhambu Varieties  No comments

This poondu kuzhambu is an all time favourite in my family. There are many versions of poondu kuzhambu and this is an easy one without coconut or any grinding. This stores well making it an ideal recipe for bachelors and working women.(See tips) Do try my Puzhi Kuzhambu recipe too.

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Kovakkai Fry – Tindora Fry – How to make Kovakkai Fry

December 10, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesDry SabjiKootu / Poriyal Varieties  No comments

Kovakkai Fry or Tindora fry is a simple fry that goes well with rice or chapathi. It can be made in a jiffy with the ingredients usually available in your pantry. I normally pair it up with rasam/sambar for rice or for chapathi along with dal.

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Dal Fry – How to make Dal Fry

November 28, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesDals/Gravies  One comment

Dal Fry is usually prepared with toor dal. Dal is a staple food in most Indian homes. Chotu & myself are big fans of this Dal Fry. We can  live with this simple Dal Fry for days together, along with steamed rice and a sabji. It is perfect for a lazy day, yet a complete & satisfying meal. Garlic Potato Fry is the best combo for this. This Dal Fry is so easy that even Bachelors can make it in a jiffy..

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Aviyal Recipe – How to make Aviyal

November 8, 2013 Kootu / Poriyal VarietiesPongal RecipesTamil New Year Recipes  No comments

Aviyal is a traditional South Indian recipe which is made with mixed vegetables, coconut, curd and tempering with coconut oil. This is a must have dish for us during Pongal festival. There are many ways of making this, So here comes my version. Chow Chow Kootu is another favourite in the family.

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Vazhakkai Poriyal/Raw Banana Poriyal

October 23, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesKootu / Poriyal VarietiesNO Onion NO GarlicTamil New Year Recipes  One comment

This vazhakkai poriyal is a simple side dish for rice, made with freshly ground spices. The freshly ground powder does the magic to this Vazhakkai Poriyal. Next to potato fry this is the most wanted at home.  It is so easy to make and perfect for a lazy Sunday.. This poriyal along with rice and rasam is a feast!

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Seppankizhangu Fry – Arbi Fry

October 19, 2013 Bachelor Friendly RecipesKootu / Poriyal VarietiesNO Onion NO GarlicPotato Recipes  One comment

Seppankizhangu is a variety of potato, but with a sticky nature. This Seppankizhangu Fry is a simple side dish for rice along with sambar,  rasam or mor kuzhambu. It is everybody’s favourite in my family. I love seppankizhangu to the core. My most fav combo is with Mor Kuzhambu. Because of its sticky nature, Chotu calls this as sticky potato. Amma tempers this Seppankizhangu fry with ajwain. It gives such a magical aroma & taste to it. For another version of this try this RECIPE.

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