Category Archives: South Indian

Cucumber Pachadi Recipe

Ingredients: 2 small sized cucumber (kheera) 1/2 inch ginger (adrak) 2-3 green chillies 2 tblsp coconut (narial) (scraped, optional) 1 1/2 cups yogurt 1 tsp oil (tel) 1/2 tsp mustard seeds (raai) 5-6 curry leaves (kari patta) 2 red chillies whole salt (namak) to taste   How to make cucumber pachadi: Wash and scrub cucumbers […]

Jackfruit Puzhukku Recipe

Ingredients: 12-16 raw jackfruit (kathal) 1 cup coconut (narial) (scraped) 1 tsp rice (chawal) 1/2 cup green gram split (moong dal) 1/2 tsp red chilli (lal mirch) powder 4 red chillies whole salt (namak) to taste 2 tblsp coconut (narial) oil (tel) How to make jackfruit puzhukku: Take raw jackfruit cut into 12-16 segments. Choose […]

Ada Pradhaman Recipe

Ingredients: 1/2 cup ada 4 green cardamoms 1 tblsp sugar (cheeni) 1/4 cup pure ghee 12 cashewnuts 2 tblsp sultanas 1 1/2 cups coconut (narial) (scraped) 1 cup palm jaggery (gud) How to make ada pradhaman: Heat 2 tablespoons ghee and fry the ada lightly. Grind the cardamoms with the sugar to a fine powder, […]

Thirattuyal Recipe

Ingredients: 8-10 cups milk 4 green cardamoms 1/2 cup sugar (cheeni) 1/2 cup jaggery (gud) (grated) 1 pinch (optional) camphor (edible) How to make thirattuyal: Boil the milk in a wide and shallow kadai. Reduce the heat and continue to simmer. Grind the cardamom with 1 tablespoon sugar to a fine powder. Keep skimming the […]

Bagala Baath Recipe

Ingredients: 2 cups rice (chawal) 1 cup yogurt 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup fresh cream (malai) 1 cucumber (kheera) 1 carrot (gajar) 1 raw mango (aam) 1/4 cup green grapes (angoor) (seedless) 1 tsp mustard seeds (raai) 1 red chillies whole 4 green chillies 1″ ginger (adrak) 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing) 1 sprig curry leaves […]

Neer More Recipe

Ingredients: 2 cups yogurt 1 1/2 tblsp lemon juice 4 green chillies 1 inch ginger (adrak) 1/4 cup coriander leaves (dhania patta) 10-12 curry leaves (kari patta) 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/4 tsp asafoetida salt (namak) to taste How to make neer more: Churn the yogurt. Add about 1/4 litre chilled water. Churn briefly. Wash […]

Thanjavur Thengaipuri Recipe

Ingredients: for pancake 1cup refined flour (maida) 1/4 cup rice (chawal)flour 1 1/2 cups milk 1/4 tsp salt (namak) 1/4 cup coconut (narial) (scraped) 2 tblsp sugar (cheeni) 2 tbsps butter 3 eggs for filling 1 1/2 cups coconut (narial) (scraped) 1/4 cup sugar (cheeni) 4 green cardamoms a pinch camphor (edible) refined oil to […]

Iggaru Royya Recipe

Ingredients: 36-40 medium prawns 2 onions ( pyaj) 2 tomatoes (tamatar) 1 tsp peppercorns 1/2 cup coriander leaves (dhania patta) 1 inch ginger (adrak) 10 cloves (lavang) garlic (lasan) 10-12 curry leaves (kari patta) 12 tblsp groundnut (moong fali) oil (tel) salt (namak) to taste 1 cup coconut (narial) (scraped) 4 red chillies whole 1 […]

Paruppu Usili With Green Beans Recipe

Ingredients: 250 gms. french beans (flas beans) 1/2 tsp turmeric (haldi) powder 2 green chillies 1/2 tsp mustard seeds (raai) 1 tsp black gram split (urad dal) 2 red chillies whole 8-10 curry leaves (kari patta) 4-5 tblsp gingelly oil (tel) salt (namak) to taste for dal paste 1/4 cup bengal gram (chana) split 2 […]