Plantain Stem Buttermilk | Vazhlathandu Moor | Summer Drink

Plantain Stem Buttermilk | Vazhlathandu Moor | Summer Drink

Plantain stem buttermilk with step by step pictures.The climate here in Chennai had slowly changed and we can feel the heat of the sun in midday.Although early morning/dawn, we can feel the cold weather afternoons are too sunny.As it is hot I felt its better to post a summer drink here.After making banans stem thoran I was left with a little piece of it which I made this buttermilk.

Murungakkai Thoran /Drumstick dish | Side Dish For Rice

Murungai keerai thoran with step by step pictures and Video.

I learnt this recipe after marriage only from my MIL. In my in-laws house they  use to make aviyal as often and if they have many drumsticks left behind they will make this. Drumstick  is highly valued vegetable mainly for its antibacterial, medicinal and cleansing properties.  Almost each and every part of the drumstick tree like  roots, bark, fruits, leaves,  flowers even the gums are  useful to mankind.

Try this simple  and easy dish with drumstick and serve for rice.

Mango Pachadi | Tamil New year Recipe

mango pachadi

Mango Pachadi/ mangaa pachadi who will say no to this tangy spicy one.Mostly this in the menu of festivals ,it is meant to have all tastes in it,that's  "arusuvai"-salt,sweet,sour,bitter,hot/pungent and astrigent(thuvarpu).when googled i found  that if making for tamil new year then saute some neem flowers in ghee and add to it.Try this pachadi and i am sure you will fall in love with it.

Chocolate Mousse ( no gelatin ,no agar-agar) | Easy Easter Dessert Recipe | Mousse Recipe

Hallelujah The saviour has risen, lets all sing praise and glory to The Lord. Happy Easter to one and all.On this special day i share with you an easy mousse recipe which i tried from here.I halved the recipe.My kids loved it.

Madras Mutton Curry | Spicy Lamb Gravy | Meat Recipe

Madras mutton curry

Mutton curry with step by step pictures.

We mostly take chicken and some times beef on Sunday while this mutton/lamb will peep in our menu on  some rare days. Last week when it was my son's birthday i prepared this mutton curry to pair it with appam and idiyappam, Oh ! what a try and I'm sure you will love this heavenly combo.

Pineapple Kootu | Side Dish for Rice | Pineapple Recipe

When i had a pineapple i want try a different recipe and came across this which is a combo of sweet,sour and spicy.With the grounded coconut added to it along with coconut oil used for tempering makes this dish to have flavors of kerala.One can just have this with hot steaming rice and curd/yogurt or rasam.

Choc- Peanut Butter Popsicle | Popsicle Recipe

Choc Peanut butter popsicle wit step by step pictures.

Ice cream or Popsicle is an apt treat for this scorching heat.In normal days ,I never drink ice cold juices or water but now automatically i long to have icy juices and creams.Best thing is that I started making more ice creams/popsicle for my hungry ,longing kids at home and they too just enjoying this delish summer treats.