Rasmalai recipe

Rasmalai is a rich classic Bengali dessert prepared using Chena/Paneer and flavoured creamy milk.Home made Rasmalai are soft compared to the store bought ones.Preparing the creamy milk takes more than an hour.All we need is little patience before we start making them at home. INGREDIENTS FOR CHENA PATTIES Homemade Chena made from 1 litre of… 

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chena recipe

Chena is a key ingredient used in many delicious milk sweets like rasmalai,rasgulla,kalakand etc.Chena is prepared by curdling the milk using any one of the following items like lemon juice,orange juice,vinegar or curd. INGREDIENTS Full fat milk 1 litre Lemon juice 2-3 tbsp METHOD Boil milk in a deep bottomed vessel.When it boils switch off… 

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Ridge gourd curry/Peerkangai poriyal recipe

Ridge gourd is known as Peerkangai in tamil.Ridgegourd is low in saturated fat and high in dietary fiber.It has a high water content making it a very low calorie vegetable.Some Ridge gourds are bitter to taste,so it is very important to buy tender Ridge gourds for cooking. INGREDIENTS 1/4 kg Ridge gourd/Peerkangai 1 onion chopped… 

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Snake gourd kootu/Pudalangai kootu recipe

Snake gourd is a well known veggie used in various Indian recipes.They are pale green or grey green in colour.It is rich in fiber and its laxative property cures constipation.It gives a cooling effect to our system.Also helps in weight for they are very low in calories.I have posted here a recipe of snake gourd… 

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Masala vadai kulambu recipe

I don’t make masala vadai that often but when i do i make few extras to make masala vadai kulambu for lunch.You can either steam the vadai or deep fry them before making the kulambu.Click here for masala vadai recipe before starting with masala vadai kulambu recipe. INGREDIENTS 10 masala vadai 2 onions chopped 2… 

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Tomato Kulambu/Thakkali Kulambu recipe

Tomato kulambu is made with just two vegetables tomatoes and onions,when i run out of vegetables i immediately make Tomato kulambu for breakfast and lunch.The speciality of this kulambu is mainly its tangy taste which makes it go well with Idly,Chapathi and Steamed rice. INGREDIENTS 1 onion (cut into thin strips) 7 tomatoes (chopped) 7… 

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Kalkandu rice / Kalkandu sadam recipe

Kalkandu rice is prepared the same way how we make Sakarai pongal,here we use rock sugar candy(kalkandu) instead of jaggery.It is a traditional sweet recipe prepared in most of the houses during special occasions and also offered in temples as prasadam. INGREDIENTS 1 cup raw rice/basmati rice 1/4 cup moong dal 2 cups sugar candy… 

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Masala Vadai recipe

Masala Vadai ia an easy and crispy tea time snack.It is a popular South Indian snack prepared with chana dal(bengal gram dal).Masala vadai tastes good only if it comes out crispy and crunchy. INGREDIENTS TO GRIND 1 cup chana dal(soaked for an hour) 1 tbsp raw rice(soaked for an hour) 2 tsp fennel seeds 1… 

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Diamond cuts (spicy version)

Diamond cuts are made with all purpose flour(maida),onion and green chillies.A crispy snack for the kids back from school.Serve as a tea time snack in the evening. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour(maida) 1 onion (finely chopped) 1 green chilli (finely chopped) 1 tbsp ghee 1 tsp pepper Salt to taste Baking soda (a… 

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Mutton kulambu recipe

Mutton kulambu is very special in our native place Virudhunagar and are made specially to be served with parotas and egg dosai.I have posted here a very simple muttton kulambu recipe which is very quick and easy to make also tastes great. INGREDIENTS 1/4 kg mutton 8 shallots(chooped) 2 tsp mutton masala powder 1 tsp… 

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