Plantain pith rasam is a perfect alternative for usual rasam. Plantain pith is a killer of kidney stones. Has to be consumed at least weekly once. What you need: Plantain Pith / vazhai thandu - 1 cup, chopped, medium sized Fresh Tomato puree - 1/2 cup Rasam Powder - 2 tbsp Tamarind paste - 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds - 1 … [Read more...]


  CHETTINAD CHINNA VENGAYA POONDU KUZHAMBHU is a spicy chettinadu style kuzhambu with many spices gave so much flavor and with white rice and spoon of gingelly oil to top with rice was yumm. Aviyal and sutta appalam was perfect with this one. What you need: 1 cup - Shallots 8 pods - Garlic 1 no - Tomato 1 tsp - Chilli … [Read more...]

Karuveppilai Kuzhambu

Karuveppilai Kuzhambu is one of the traditional dish which is forgotten in these days cooking. It has many medicinal values. And the main ingredient is very cheaply available. What you need: Sesame Oil - 3 tbsp Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds - 1/4 tsp Thoor Dhal - 1 tsp Red chilli - 1 no Tamarind paste - 2 tbsp … [Read more...]


THIRUVADIRAI KALI EZHUKARI KOOTU is made on the Tamil month Margazhi on the star day Thiruvadirai. Aruthra Darisanam, is celebrated as an auspicious day for Lord Siva today he his represented as Lord Nataraja. This is the authentic dish which is made at our home. Thiruvadirai Kali and Ezhukari kootu (which consists of 7 … [Read more...]


  Karpuravalli rasam is an excellent cure for cough and cold. Adding karpuravalli leaves to rasam during winter season helps recover severe wheezing and also bronchitis related issues.  Ingredients: Karpuravalli leaves - 15 nos Tomato - 1 no  Tomato puree - 1/4 cup Tamarind paste - 1/2 tsp Rasam powder -  1 … [Read more...]