A real Power food!!! (Ulunthu Soru (BlackGram Rice) Recipe)

We do have a lot of Power foods from our own land, only that they don’t get as much as branding as these fast foods get.

Black Gram,  not only has carbs and protein, it’s also rich in vitamins, minerals and devoid of cholesterol. It is store house of calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, copper, manganese etc. Urad dal also contains dietary fibers.

So Black gram, with all the above nutrients Continue reading “A real Power food!!! (Ulunthu Soru (BlackGram Rice) Recipe)”

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Wish you a sweet Pongal!!! (Sakkarai Pongal Recipe)

Sakkarai Pongal (Sweet Pongal) is a traditional sweet made especially on the day of Pongal festival. Pongal is the festival of Harvest celebrated in the southern states of India. It’s marked by the 1st day of the Tamil month ‘Thai’. It’s the day we thank God, nature and the animals who all helped us in making food for the world. Regardless of the religion, Pongal is celebrated by all. It’s kinda close to the heart, because we treasure our tradition and value our morals. (I think I’ve never spoken this serious in any other recipe blogs of mine 😀 )

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Vadai Lovers, Anyone? (Ulundhu Vadai (Urad Dal Vada) Recipe)

What is crunchy outside, softy inside and doesn’t have MSG? It’s our traditional Ulundhu vadai. 😉 Our ancestors were geniuses. They applied science in everything. Not only in Religion, also in everyday cooking. What you make for a day? Why you make it? and how you make it? Everything has hidden reasons. Hey, I heard you, “Why this much hype for Vadai?”. I tell you.

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I bet you can not help licking your fingers!!! (Sambar Recipe)

Yes. Be it with Idly, Dosa, Pongal or plain Rice, its the Sambar that makes you lick your finger. It’s the rich aroma of Sambar that makes you wait at the authentic TamilNadu restaurants. I tell you what? it’s easy to make that same sambar with that same rich aroma and taste, may be even tastier, at home. Continue reading “I bet you can not help licking your fingers!!! (Sambar Recipe)”

Love Chennai. Love Pongal!!! (Ven Pongal Recipe)

My love for Chennai has various reasons. One of them is the yummy Pongal you get at its authentic restaurants like Murugan Idly kadai, Saravana Bavan and our office cafeteria.  :p

How can someone love a food that is served at Office cafeteria? Well, I do. Continue reading “Love Chennai. Love Pongal!!! (Ven Pongal Recipe)”