Deepavali 2020

Our Deepavali round up!

How did we become the #bookparents

Never in my wildest dreams, I have thought one day I would write a blog post on books! The 18 months old toddler at home has read more books than me and my husband has read in our whole lives, so far. So, I thought of writing a few words on how it all began … Continue reading How did we become the #bookparents

Kothamalli Thokku

Kothamalli / Fresh Coriander leaves thokku is a pickle like chutney that will stay good for a week or two when refrigerated. The thokku goes well with all tiffin items like Idli, dosai, paniyaram,etc. It requires a handful of ingredients that are regularly available in the kitchen. This is our family favorite and Amma makes … Continue reading Kothamalli Thokku

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

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

Ramadan Special – Semolina Cake

The Holy month of Ramadan started on May 28th. Living in Kuwait, the month of Ramadan is an experience by itself. People who believe in Islam, start their fast before the sunrise and break the fast after sunset. People even stop on the highway and do namaz without minding the extreme temperatures. Temporary tents are … Continue reading Ramadan Special – Semolina Cake