Archive for June, 2011

Raw Thakkali Kootu (Green Tomato Gravy)

Serving: 4 | Type: Veg –Side Dish Ingredients: Raw Tomato -1 cup(Diced) Green Chili -4(Slit) Onion -¼ cup(Diced) Green Gram Dhal -½ cup Turmeric -pinch Salt -to taste Seasoning: Oil -1tsp Mustard -½tsp Urad Dhal -½tsp Cumin -¼tsp Curry leaves -few Red Chili -1 Asafotida -pinch Method: Boil the green gram dhal (pasi paruppu) and […]

Thengai Thovayal(Coconut Thick Chutney)

  Serving:3 |Type: Side Dish/ Chuttney Ingredients: Coconut Grated -1/2 cup Red Chili -3 Asafotida -1/4tsp Mustard -1/2tsp Urad Dhal -2tbsp Curry Leaves -few Salt -to taste Water -to grind Oil -1tbs Tamarind -small marble size Method: In a pan heat  oil, add mustard let it crackle, then add urad dhal fry it until light […]

Fruit Punch with Ginger

Serving:2 | Type: Juice Ingredients: Ginger -2tbsp Orange Juice -½cup Lemon Juice -1tbsp Sugar -4tbsp Water -1cup Club Soda -1cup Method: Boil the ginger, sugar and water for 5 minutes. Then strian out the syrup to remove the boiled ginger. Then mix orange juice, lemon juice, club soda and the sugar syrup. Add pinch of […]

Kodamilagai Pachadi(Green Bell Pepper Lentil Gravy)

Serving: 4 |Type: Chettinad –Kootu/ Poriyal

Cauliflower Soup

Serving:4 |Type: Veg-Soup Ingredients: Cauliflower(pieces) -15 to 20 flowerets Onion(diced) -¼ cup Tomato(diced) -1 Green chili -4 to 6 Thoor Dhal (cooked) -¼ cup(mashed) Turmeric -¼tsp Salt -to taste Water -3 to 4 cups Milk -¼ cup Coriander Leaves -few Seasoning: Ghee -1tsp Sombu -½tsp Cumin -¼tsp Whole Pepper -½tsp Kal pasi -1 Red Chili […]

Cool Mint

Serving:2 |Type: Juice Ingredients: Mint Leaves -½ cup Jaljeera Powder -2tsp Sugar -3tsp Lemon Juice -2tsp Salt -to taste Method: Grind the mint with ½ cup of water into paste. Then add sugar, lemon juice, salt and jaljeera powder and mix well. Strain the juice and mix 2 cups of water. Serve with ice cubes. […]