Fruit Payasam

  Fruit Payasam is delicious kheer from the Chettinad region of South India. The kheer is creamy, fruity and enriched with nuts. Fruit Payasam is famous as Chettinad Pazha Payasam and it is the speciality of Chettinad Cuisine. The kheer is rich in nuts and has the goodness of fresh fruits. Almonds are ground to…

Rava Idli

Rava Idli is a South Indian steamed lentil cake made with semolina. It is a variation of Idli, a popular snack. This is an instant Idli and requires no fermentation. Many a time we feel like having Idlis but to make them we need to soak, grind and ferment the rice and dal. Rava Idlis…

Udupi Tiffin Recipes

Udupi Tiffin Recipes are recipes which have collectively formed my platter displaying some of the most popular Udupi Tiffin Recipes. Udupi is a small district in the Karnataka region of South India. The district is small with old temples and some delicious food. The Udupi Cuisine is globally popular and it’s amazing to see how…

Potato Masala

Potato Masala is a very flavourful side dish, made with potatoes. Fennel seeds and garlic make this Chettinad dish very special. When you read the recipe for this Potato Masala, I am sure you will wonder what is so great about the dish. Seriously it’s hard for me to explain it, all I can say…

Chettinad Wedding Spread

Chettinad Wedding Spread is a spread which is served for weddings of the Chettiar community of South India.   Chettinad Cuisine is the cuisine of the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. Food from this state is predominantly vegetarian due to the majority of Tamil Brahmins. Traditionally their meals are served on banana leaves with servings…

Nadan Urulaizhangu Curry

Nadan Urulaizhangu Curry is a rustic Kerela style creamy curry made with potatoes and coconut milk. Potatoes are a hot favourite with me and trying various curries or side dishes with it always leaves me in safety. Whenever I am trying new cuisine with different veggies, I always include one potato dish. One can never…

A meal from Kerala

Kerala Meal is a meal with some special dishes from the southern state Kerala, which is also known as God’s own Country.   Kerala Meal was prepared for the last marathon which was a Flatbread Special. Pathiri is the flatbread from the Malabar region and while planning on this meal, I asked Rajani for help.…