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Green peas kurma



Green peas kurma with step by step pictures.

Green peas kurma is an excellent side dish for appam/ chapati or idiyappam. The addition of the ground coconut masala paste in the gravy enriches the flavor and taste of this kurma. So please don't skip adding it. This kurma can also be made with fresh green peas. Here I have used dried version hence we need to soak and boil the peas.

Nutella Cookies | Eggless Cookies



I wanted to try this Nutella cookie for a long and with much excited I tried a batch last month.While baking there was some burnt smell but I thought its not a problem and it is baking correctly.But I was wrong when I removed it from the oven the lower part all got burnt well and it was too bitter due to that.i was in pain as I wasted more ingredient and to my justification for not wasting I ate few cookies .

Tutti fruity loaf cake | Eggless loaf cake


Eggless tutti-fruity loaf cake with step by step pictures.

This is a simple tea cake that beginner can easily make it. I made this for tea snacks last month. Here I have fully used atta flour. But can also make it with plain flour or a mix of plain+atta. Instead of tutti fruity you can use choc chips or even a mix of dry fruits & nuts.

Pirandai Idli/ Dosa | Adamant Creepers Idli | Healthy Recipe


Priandai Idli/dosa recipe with step by step pictures.


Pirandai is known as “Adamant Creeper” or “Veldt Grape” or “Devil’s Backbone” in English.  It has many health benefits and the one which I read in one of my facebook group is it helps to prevent osteoporosis. It is the best medicine for it, so people suffering from this disorder consume this easy herb at least once a week.
To say the truth I haven't seen or eaten it before or after marriage. The only place I saw it during our Xmas vacation last year in my FIL's coconut yard. It was seen in abundant there and thought to take some while returning Chennai. But I didn't take.

Fish Dum Biryani | how to make fish biryani


Fish dum biryani with step by step pictures.


This is my favorite biryani. Before marriage, I have never eaten this. My first taste was when my husband made it. It was soo tasty and I used to ask him to make it. But there was no time for him when he was on vacation. On our wedding day this year, he made it and decided to blog it.

Brookies | Eggless Brookies


Brookies with step by step pictures.

Brookie is a  brownie and cookie. It will be soft and chewy. If you want your brookies to not spread much keep the dough refrigerated for sometime before baking and then bake. I did so and hence the brookies don't spread much.

Sugarcane juice Pongal | Karumbu charu Pongal



Sugarcane juice Pongal with step by step pictures.

 Happy Pongal to all.

This is a regular Pongal in which sugar cane juice is added for sweetness instead of jaggery. It tastes so good when it is warm. Now is the time to make this as you will have leftover sugarcane from the festival. As I got just a cup of juice it was not able to give the sweetness, hence I added some rock candy.

Rava Kara Pongal | Easy Breakfast Recipe | South Indian Breakfast

rava pongal

Rava / sooji cooked along with moong dal and tempered with spices makes a great breakfast which can  be done in no matter of time.The only time-consuming work is cooking of the dal and all others are so quick.

When you have any leftover idli/ dosa batter in the refrigerator and worried what to cook for breakfast do give a try this Pongal and I'm sure you will love it.I simply served it with instant sambar.

Seem pal | Therattipal | Palm Jaggery- Colostrum Milk sweet



Seem pal/ Colostrum milk sweet with step by step pictures.

Seem pal is very nutritious cow milk that it gives after the birth of a calf. It will be light yellow in color and will be thick. When we were in our Christmas vacation in our native, there came a bottle of this milk. My co-sister made this healthy palkova with palm jaggery. It was so tasty. We just added minimal sweet. You can also use white sugar, jaggery instead of palm jaggery.  It a really time-consuming job. It hardly took one and a half hours to make a liter of the milk.