Author: Gouthami Yuvarajan

Tofu Masala

Guest Recipe – Tofu Masala – finger licking good!! :)

One more guest recipe for the week!! If you have been searching for a good pair to your rotis/chappathis, your search ends here.Thanks to Mrs.Swathi Sandeep for this super yummy gravy recipe. She has used tofu instead of paneer making it a much healthier option. The photo by itself made...

Tindora/Ivy Gourd/Kovakkai Fry – Jusss yummmm!!!

Tindora/Ivy Gourd/Kovakkai Fry – Jusss yummmm!!!

I saw this recipe on a YouTube channel a few days back and tried it at once. It was really good. But since we do not use a lot of oil in our family’s daily cooking, I did not try it out after that. With torrential rains hitting Chennai over...

GUEST RECIPE – Almond Burfi – melts away in your mouth!!!!!

GUEST RECIPE – Almond Burfi – melts away in your mouth!!!!!

Back with a guest post after a long time. Had been to my relatives house for Diwali when I tasted this sinfully delicious burfi/fudge made of almonds. Requested for the recipe and here it is. Thanks to Mrs. Latha Sivakumar for this droolicious sweet recipe. Yield: 40 pieces Time: 30 minutes...

Sojji

Sojji – easy to make tiffin :)

If you are from Tamil Nadu reading this, am sure you must be familiar with the phrase bajji-sojji. Haha, yeah.. This is the same sojji. After all the heavy diwali feasts, if you need something mild and soothing, go with this. This is extremely simple and tasty too. It uses...

Banana Flower Usili / Vazhaipoo Usili – Healthy and tasty!!

Banana Flower Usili / Vazhaipoo Usili – Healthy and tasty!!

Almost every part of the banana plant is edible and the flower is one of the most healthiest option available. Though the cleaning and chopping part involves some work, the health benefits that this offers is worth the effort taken. This is a stir fry recipe and goes very well...

Capsicum Salan – tasty gravy made with tricolor capsicums!!

Mirchi Ka Salan is a very famous gravy that is had with biryani. I tried the salan recipe long back with long chillies that are used to make bajjis. After a long gap, wanted to try the recipe with capsicums. Luckily, had all the three colors at home and this...

Masoor Dal Fry – yummy!!

Masoor Dal Fry – yummy!!

Started to cook masoor dal only recently. And we loved the taste at the very first attempt. This is a very very simple recipe that can be done in a jiffy. It tastes great with jeera rice, pulao and rotis. This uses easily available ingredients at home and can be...

Baby Potato Masala

Baby Potato Masala – very very simple!!

I am a huge huge fan of potatoes and I am sure most of you would be like me. I can just die for baby potatoes. They are a feast for the eyes and palate. This recipe is very very simple and anybody just starting to cook can try this....

Puffed Rice/Pori/Borugulu Upma – can be had as a chat too!!

Puffed Rice/Pori/Borugulu Upma – can be had as a chat too!!

Had this on my to do list for a very long time. Finally it was destined for yesterday’s dinner. I would rather say this is a chat instead of an upma and can be had to satisfy your evening cravings. Serves: 3 Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes...

Idli Podi

Idli Podi – the perfect accompaniment for your idlis

Idli Podi/Molagapodi or Gunpowder – yes, the name is so common in almost all South Indian homes. When you run out of time to prepare a chutney or sambar, just a dash of gingelly oil into this yummy powder does the magic!! This can be used for stir fries/poriyals too....

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