Arisiyum Parupu [Rice and dhal:One Pot Meal]

I’m wondering how this recipe wasn’t my first on the blog! This is the first dish I cooked first on my own to my memory and the one that is most frequently made in my kitchen. Weekends during my 5 and odd years of Chennai life hardly went without this one simple meal. There are a bunch of memories tagged to this, from the family … Continue reading Arisiyum Parupu [Rice and dhal:One Pot Meal]

Egg Kothu Parotta

My hometown is Kangeyam, a small town near Tirupur in the state of Tamil Nadu,India. It falls in the intersection of very busy routes like Coimbatore-Trichy, Tirupur-Thanjavur and Salem/Erode-Palani. So the town hosts numerous bakeries and hotels. One such hotel is Gayathri which is located very opposite to the Kangeyam bus stand. Unlike metros or cities, it’s not common practice for people of our town … Continue reading Egg Kothu Parotta

Kerala Style Prawn Roast

Hello everyone! Hope you all celebrated Vinayagar Chaturthi ( Ganesh Chaturthi) by presenting your sundal and kozhukattis (modaks) to the Lord Ganesh and got his blessings. I made black channa dhal sundal and sweet pongal to make Ganesha happy too! Okay now, from all my previous posts you would have almost concluded that I’m a vegetarian and this is going to be a vegetarian blog. … Continue reading Kerala Style Prawn Roast