Kambu Koozh / Pearl Millet Porridge – Revisiting The Past!

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Bajri Congee: Ingredients: Bajra/pearl millet flour / Kambu Maavu 1 cup Raw rice 1 fistful – cooked Salt as per taste Butter milk 2 cups Pearl onion and Green chilies to taste. Method: Add enough luke warm water to the flour and make a thick paste. Allow this to ferment, maybe 5-7 hours will do. [...]

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Pearl Millet Dosa / Bajra Dosa / Kambu Dosai – Very Ethnic!

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Kambu Dosai: Ingredients: Bajra/Pearl Millet flour 1 cupBlack Urid Dal 1/2 cupFenugreek seeds 1 spoonOil for making crepes. Method: Soak the lentils and fenugreek seeds, wet grind the same. Mix the pearl millet flour to it, add salt and mix well. Heat up a griddle, smear oil. Make thin crepes and toast both the sides, [...]

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Idly – The Old Fashioned Way!!!

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A Primitive Idly Xuanzang(Popularly known as Hsüan-tsang, 602 – 664 CE) was a famous Chinese traveler, said in one of his book ‘si-yu-ki’ that Indians never owned a steaming vessel! Just for an argument sake…Well, in a primitive society, especially during famine and poverty…commoners might have not owned an exclusive steaming vessel, but that doesn’t [...]

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Neeraagaram

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Neeragaram: Neer + Aagaram = Water based Food. This is the simple man’s food, now forgotten by this convenient driven world. In a Tropical country like India and especially South India…to beat the heat, people often practice all sorts of things. And food habits becomes a culture after considerable period! The availability of sources and [...]

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Mor Koozh / Ragi Porridge

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Mor Koozh: Raagi-Buttermilk Soup. Kezhvaragu Koozh. Finger-Millet Cold Soup. I just don’t know….how to explain this recipe. See…you could consider this as ‘Cold Soup’….If you want! This is simple man’s food, back there. I don’t thing….its till in practice tho’. Maybe in some parts! Yeah…..this soup/kanji is prepared a day early in the evening. It [...]

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Raagi Koozh / Kezhvaragu Koozh

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Koozh:Kezhvaragu Koozh. Raagi Koozh. Fermented Finget Millet Drink. This is a country recipe…prepared during hot summer! And I beleive Tamil Nadu is hotter round the year! Well…this drink cools down one’s body temeprature! Moreover its a complex carbohydrate, very filling to have early in the morning….people who work under hot sun for long hours(paddy feild [...]

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Ragi Mudde / Ragi Kali / Kezhvaragu Kali / Finger-Millet Food

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Kezhvaragu Kali:(Country Style)Raagi Kali. Changatti. Finger-Millet Recipe. Raagi changati. Indian traditional oriental medicines actually look Migraines as a result of liver problems, a condition known as ‘Liver Heat’! Liver heat could generated by a strained liver. Generally due to over-indulgence in rich foods! Liver works well with even alcohol(premisible limits)than hogging a bag full of [...]

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Gramathu Muttai Omlate

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Also Known As: Country Style Omlette. Thin Omlette. Hot n Spicy Omlette. Ingredients: 3 country eggs 1 red onion, chopped curry Leaves few salt 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp pepper powder sesame oil few tsp. Method: Gently tap the eggs at the tip and separate white in a large bowl. [...]

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