Drumstick Tokku / முருங்கைக்காய் தொக்கு

I have 2 wonderful neighbors (i call them wonderful because they are individual house owners and most of their yields from the garden is always shared) next door.. When Drumstick is in season they make sure to give it to me.. knowing my interests in cooking and i would try different recipes.. These home grown are way too tastier … [Read more...]


Poori masala recipe is a South Indian's favorite combo in restaurants and at udipi hotels. Indian combo. Each family has it own version of making poori masala this one is the quickest method with simple ingredients. Souht Indian style poori masala is a famous combo especially for kids. This masala also goes well with … [Read more...]


Pineapple rasam is mainly served in South Indian Weddings and very rarely restaurants serve them. This rasam tastes similarly like mysore rasam.  The full pineapple which i picked up from the store made me crave for some tangy spicy pineapple rasam which would be perfect with some hot rice for lunch. Since it's been pouring … [Read more...]

MURANGAKKAI URULAI KARA KUZHAMBU (Drumstick n Potato tamarind gravy)

 MURANGAKKAI URULAI KARA KUZHAMBU (Drumstick n Potato tamarind gravy) on lazy days instead of Sambar this Kuzhambu is a savior. Spicy n it goes well with breakfast dishes as well as with plain rice. Some mildly spiced vegetable curry or kootu makes a perfect match with this. Made Lapsee n Zucchini curry to pair up with this … [Read more...]