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 nap after that. My late grandfather was a huge fan … 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 anyone! I have picked a few easy snacking options that … 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 riped bananas handy, I thought one egg might not be … Continue reading Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins