Gongura Pachadi – There’s No Taste Like Home!

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Gongura Pachadi There is something about home made ethnic food, its nutritious, delicious and most importantly rekindles the nostalgic past! If you are like me, am sure this humble pachadi will comfort you after a long working day. Not all traditional recipes are hard to prepare…it doesn’t calls for a bulk of ingredients, special cooking [...]

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Ginger Chutney / Inji Thuvaiyal – Thamizhar Style

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Ginger Chutney: (Tamil Nadu Style) Other Names: Adharak Chutney. Inji Thovaiyal. Inji Thokku. Allam Pachadi – Tamil Nadu Style. Ingredients: Ginger 50 gms peeled, choppedGarlic 4 clovesThuvar dal/urad dal 1 table spoonCoconut 4″ chopped – I used dessicated onePeppercorns 1 teaspoonDry red chilies 5-7Tamarind pulp – gooseberry sizeBrown sugar/jaggery 1 teaspoonSaltSesame oil few spoons. For [...]

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Vendaikai Thokku / Okra Chutney / Bhidi Bhajji / Bendakaya Kura

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Vendaikai Thokku: Ingredients: Okra/Lady’s finger 1/2 kiloSaltBrown Sugar /Jaggery 2 spoonsTamarind paste 1/2 spoonTurmeric 1 pinchChili powder 1 spoonGaram masala 1 pinchMustard seeds 1/4 spoonCumin seeds 1/2 spoonSesame oil few spoonsCurry leaves few. Method: In a wide wok, heat oil. Add the spices and wait till they sizzle a little.Followed by sliced/finely chopped okras. Stir-fry [...]

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Pudhina Thuvaiyal / Mint Thuvaiyal – Grandma’s Recipe

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Pudhina Thuvaiyal:(Tamil Nadu Style) Ingredients: Coconut grated 1/4 cup Mint leaves 1-2 cups Cilantro 1/2 bunch Curry leaves from few twigs Salt Tamarind 1/4 spoon Ginger 2″ grated Garlic 4 cloves minced Urad dal 1 table spoon Coriander seeds 1 table spoon Dry red chilies chilies 5 Sesame oil few spoons. For Tempering: Sesame oil [...]

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Poondu Chutney / Poondu Thuvaiyal

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Poondu Thuvaiyal:Ingredients:Garlic 1 headRed chilies 7Onion 1 bulbSaltTemepering spicesOil. Method: In a wide wok, heat oil and fry garlic and chilies together till fragrant. Then wet-grind the same. In a separate pan, heat oil and add the tempering spices and run this seasoning over the chutney made.

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Vegaya Chutney / Red Onion Chutney

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Spanish Onion Chutney: Ingredients: Purple Onions 4 small chopped roughlyGarlic 2-4 beadsDry red chilies 4SaltTamarind paste 1/4 spoonOil few spoons. For Tempering: Mustard seeds 1/4 spoonCumin seeds 1/4 spoonChana dal 1/4 spoonUrad dal 1/4 spoonAafoetida 1/4 spoonCurry leaves fewOil few spoons. Method: Heat oil, in a pan, toss all the ingredients together and fry for [...]

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Mango Chutney

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Mango Chutney:Ingredients: Mango(semi ripe/raw)-1 medium sized Purple onion 1 small bulb Green chilies 3 Garlic 2 beads Salt For Tempering: Mustard seeds 1/4 spoon Cumin seeds 1/4 spoon Asafoetida 1/4 spoon Urad dal 1/4 spoon Curry leaves few Oil few spoons. Method: Remove seed and peel the mango. Chop them down. Chop chilies and onion [...]

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Karivepilai Thuvaiyal / Curry Leaves Chutney

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Karivepilai Thuvaiyal: Ah…ah…you guessed, rich in iron & fibre! Very good for dark-jet black & thick hair! Choose over grown/mature leaves for this recipe than young twigs. Those mature leaves have more iron content and loads of fibre. And we’re going to wet-grind…so if anyone who separates their curry leaves from the gravy, could possibly [...]

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Kollu Thuvaiyal / Horse Gram Chutney – Kovai Special

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Kollu Thuvaiyal: Kollu Paruppu Thuvaiyal. Horse gram thuvaiyal. Ulava Pachadi Ingredients:Horse gram 1 cupWhole black pepper 3-4Dry red chili 3-4Garlic 4-5 clovesCoconut 3-5 piecesSalt For Sesonning:(optional) Sesame oil few spoonsMustard seeds 1/2 spoonCumin seeds 1/2 spoonUrad dal 1/2 spoonAsafoetida 1/4 spoonDry Red Chilies 3Curry leaves few. Method: 1. In a dry pan dry toast the [...]

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Peerkankai Chutney

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Peerkankai Chutney: Ridge Gourd Chutney. Beerakai Chatni. Chinese Okra Dip. Ingredients: Ridge Gourd/Ribbed Gourd/Chinese Okra 1 mediumOnion 1 choppedGarlic 5 cloves choppedTomato 1 choppedDry red chilies 3Green chilies 1SaltOil few spoons. Sesonning:(optional) Oil few spoonsMustard seeds 1/4 spoonCumin seeds 1/4 spoonChana dal 1/4 spoonUrad dal 1/4 spoonAafoetida 1/4 spoonCurry leaves few. Method: Wash and pat [...]

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