Parupu Thogayal

Parupu Thogayal is one of the easiest thing to make for lunch. It's an ideal option when you have an almost empty fridge and very basic pantry. With very few ingredients it tastes well with hot rice and nallennai/gingely oil. You can also add ghee instead. Fry a papad or make an omelette, lunch is … Continue reading Parupu Thogayal

Murungakeerai Ragi Roti

Murungakeerai and Ragi (Moringa Leaves and Finger Millet) is a great combination. We get Murungakeerai almost all through the year in Kuwait. It is locally grown I hear. So whenever I see a fresh bunch in the store, I pick one. I make soup or add it to Adai or Ragi dosai. This can be … Continue reading Murungakeerai Ragi Roti

Vegan Orange Cake

A couple of months back, I baked Dutch Apple Cake and that was an utter failure. I shared with my friends here and poor guys they could not say right on my face that it was bad so texted saying "Cake was good, had a different flavor" 😀 So when I said I was thinking of … Continue reading Vegan Orange Cake

Kongunadu Chicken Kuzhambu

Sunday breakfast in many households of Coimbatore and surrounded places like Tirupur, Erode and Kangayam starts with idly and chicken kuzhambu or mutton elumbu kuzhambu, followed by full meals with rice, the kuzhambu from morning and addition of a dry version of chicken or mutton, rasam and homemade thayir or curd.  Not to forget the … Continue reading Kongunadu Chicken Kuzhambu

Easy Snack Ideas for Cold Winter Evenings

It is that time of the year when the sun goes home early and the evenings are longer, darker and colder. We spend to get more time indoors and go for an additional round of coffee, tea or any hot beverage demanded by the weather. Biting into something nice along with a cuppa would not harm … Continue reading Easy Snack Ideas for Cold Winter Evenings

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

When people were cooking for Onam Sadya with pumpkin, I chose to make these Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins. Though I was so skeptical when I read the recipe on Saffrontrail’s blog about adding pumpkin to muffins, I decided to give it a try. The original recipe can be found here. I used two eggs. I didn’t have … Continue reading Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins