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…

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…

Urulai kizhangu Kari (Potato dry curry)

Urulaikizhangu Kari is a dry curry, a great combo with sambar rice or rasam rice or simple plain curd rice too. Though I`m not a big fan of potato, I like few recipes of potato. This is one such. I was trying to recreate a potato curry which I had in our temple festival years…

Omam Puli Kuzhambu (Ajwain Tamarind Curry)

Omam Puli kuzhambu is a delicious South Indian curry goes well with hot steamed rice. Omam/Ajwain helps in proper digestion. As a home remedy for gastric problem, you can crush the omam with your palm and have it along with some warm water, which gives a good relief. Mainly, this curry is apt during winter…