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Vada Curry / Vadakari – A popular side dish for Idli, Dosa

Vada Curry / Vadakari – A popular side dish for Idli, Dosa

Though this side dish is usually prepared with the left over masala vadas in restaurants, i admit that at my home, there will never be any left over vada’s as my sister and i gobble up the masala vadas as soon as my mom prepares it
Ven Pongal

Ven Pongal

One day planned to prepare it in my own method and planned to serve it suprisingly with Methu Vada to my hubby, who is a big fan of Pongal with Medu Vada
Sambar: South Indian Lentil Stew

Sambar: South Indian Lentil Stew

Sambar is a word derived from Tamil, meaning spicy condiments. This traditional South Indian lentil stew is generally served with Idli, Dosa, Medu vada or sometimes even with rice
Navaratna Paniyaram

Navaratna Paniyaram

My kids love this paniyaram and my son even adds saying it tastes like vada, which is one of his favorites
Arusuvai Sappadu - Tamilnadu Special

Arusuvai Sappadu - Tamilnadu Special

In our food odyssey journey we are stopping at Tamilnadu,my native state. As my grandparents are from different districts,(kongunadu,chettinadu,tiruvarur)the food will be in a mixed of all the districts
Mango Pachadi

Mango Pachadi

More from my siteWheat laddoo – Atta Laddoo – Kodhumai laddooMedu Vada/Ulunthu Vadai Paruppu Payasam/Moong dhal KheerWheat Pidi Kozhukattai/Kodhumai Pidi KozhukattaiMango Vathal kuzhambhuBisibelebath ¾ cup(powdered)
Bisibela bath

Bisibela bath

From that day it become my favorite. Try my recipe it will become ur favourite also. Bisibela bath is a blend of Toor dal, rice and all kind of vegetables

Spring Rolls {Vegetarian}

I find this easiest by using my peeler to create thick portions of carrots to then dice into smaller pieces
Vada Kari/ Vada Curry

Vada Kari/ Vada Curry

Recently in Northern Virgina, I was able to relive some of those memories at Karaikudi restaurant and decided to share with my readers my version of this recipe
Spicy Lamb dry fry / Mutton chukka/ Uppukari

Spicy Lamb dry fry / Mutton chukka/ Uppukari

            Mutton chukka is one of the famous Lamb recipe in South India and it hits most of  the menu cards of  popular restaurants like Madurai Muniyandi vilas, Karaikudi, Anjappar chettinad restaurants
Madurai Chicken Salna (famous in South Tamil Nadu)

Madurai Chicken Salna (famous in South Tamil Nadu)

Ingredients. Chicken                                              1/2   kgChopped onion                                    2     Chopped tomato                                  2Ginger garlic paste                                2 tspTurmaric powder                                  1 tspDry chilli                                               8 noCoriander seeds                                   1 tsp Poppy seeds                                       2 tspRoasted groundnut                               1 tspCinnamon stick                                    1 noCloves                                                 2 noCardomum                                          2 no                            Coconut milk                                      1 cup Oil                                                     25 ml Curry Leaves                                      a fewCorainder leaves                                 2 springSalt                                                     to taste
Dalcha Recipe

Dalcha Recipe

Dalcha is an authentic curry recipe of muslims living in south Tamil nadu, India prepared with mutton, vegetables, raw mango in mildly spiced dal based curry