Vadu manga oorukai (Tender Mango Pickle)

Apart from hot sun and sweat, summer reminds us about pickling, making vadams and vathals and many more. There are lot of seasonal fruits and vegetables with which we can make pickles and vathals and that can be stored and used later. Vadu manga (Tender mango) is one such. Generally vadu manga pickle is in…

Thakkaali Thokku (Tomato Pickle)

When we see the vegetable price has fallen down, we think about different options to cook them and store. Bought some fresh ripped red tomatoes few days back and immediately prepared this thokku/pickle. Though few ingredients are mandatory for pickle, few ingredients are purely optional and it varies depends on one’s choice. This particular recipe…

CURRY MASALA POWDER

Curry masala powder or curry powder is a mix of Indian spices blend together in a mixer grinder or in a mill if preparing in larger quantity. In Tamilnadu, this is widely mentioned as Mutton masala or Chicken masala powder. This is slightly varied from Garam masala powder, which we generally use it for making…

Pachapayiru Kadaiyal (Whole green moong dal curry)

Today I`m posting an easy version of pachapayiru kadaiyal or green moong dal curry. Usually this curry made using an open vessel, particularly an earthen pot instead of pressure cooker. Either way we can do it, both tastes good, but obviously the traditional one will be a healthier option. This curry is best suitable for…