Category: Tamil Nadu Recipes

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Vegetable Kurma

Ingredients (Serves 8) 1. Potato – 1 medium-small, chopped     Cauliflower – 1/2 small, cut into medium-small florets     Carrot – 1 medium, cut into small cubes     Green beans – 10 – 12, chopped 2. Ghee /oil – 1.5...

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Kuzhi Paniyaram

    Hi all…Finally am free from my maddening, but wonderful vacation. We went to India for a three week vacation, and those three weeks felt like eternity! Seriously, I have never had such a hectic vacation, and have never neglected...

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Vazhakka Podimas

Ingredients (Serves 3) 1. Vazhakka / banana saba – 2 (You can use raw ethakka instead) 2. Oil – 1 tbsp 3. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp     Dried red chilies- 2, broken     Curry leaves – A few 4....

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Tomato Rasam – Tamil Style

Ingredients (Serves 4  – 5) 1. Tomato – 2 medium-large, cubed      Green chilies – 2, slit      Rasam powder – 1 tsp heaped      Salt – To taste      Water – 1 – 1.5 cups      Tamarind – Small...

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Ambur Mutton Biriyani

        I have yet another Easter special today – Ambur mutton biriyani. Ever heard of it? Well, Ambur is a town in Vellore District of Tamil Nadu that’s really famous for its biriyani. As I have mentioned here before, I...

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Radish – Mung dal Poriyal

Ingredients (Serves 4) 1. Radish – 1 large, chopped 2. Mung dal – 2.5 tbsp (soaked in enough water for 15 mts) 3.  Oil – 1 tbsp 4. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp     Dried red chilly – 2, broken...

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Brinjal Curry – Tamil Style

Brinjal Curry Recipe  Ingredients (Serves 3) 1. Indian eggplant – 3 – 4 (I used 4 Indian eggplants) 2. Oil – 1.5 tbsp 3. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp     Urad dal – 1/2 tsp     Chana dal – 1/2...

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Kozhi Kuzhambu / Chicken Kuzhambu

Here’s a yummy Tamil Nadu style chicken kuzhambu recipe. It goes well with idiyppam, idli, dosa, rice and chapathis. Hope you give this a try.. Chicken Kuzhambu Recipe Ingredients 1. Chicken – 1/2 kg ( I used 5 – 6...

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White Chana Sundal

Ingredients(Serves 4) 1. White chana/chickpeas – 1 cup      Salt – To taste      Water – As required Soak chickpeas in enough water for 8 – 10 hours. Rinse well and place in a pressure cooker with enough water, salt...

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Broccoli Poriyal

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4) 1. Broccoli florets –  2 cups, cut into small florets 2. Oil – 1tbsp 3. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp     Cumin seeds – 1 pinch     Dry red chilies – 1 – 2, broken...