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VIVIKA – SWEET RICE CAKE

Posted by in Breakfast, Snacks on 07. Nov, 2013 | No Comments

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Vivika is a sweet breakfast item prepared and liked mostly by people living in the extreme south of South India. It is somewhat  similar to the regular “Idli/Idly”  in appearance and making.  The main ingredient is rice. It does not need any side dish as accompaniment and can be eaten separately as a snack also. Cooking Time: [...]

KOLA URUNDAI (MUTTON BALLS) FRY

Posted by in Side Dishes on 14. Aug, 2013 | No Comments

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Kola Urundai fry is a delicacy savored by all non vegetarians. It is made mainly out of minced meat of goat/lamb in Tamil Nadu.   Preparation of this delicacy takes some time and the mutton fry and curry are consumed with rice. Servings:  4 Ingredients: 1. Minced meat (finely minced) : 500 Grams 2. Onion: 2  or [...]

KOLA URUNDAI (MUTTON BALLS) KUZHAMBU

Posted by in Side Dishes on 14. Aug, 2013 | No Comments

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Ingredients: 1. Mutton Balls : 25 no 2. Mutton bones: 100 grams 3. Onion: 1 4. Ginger: 1″ piece 5. Tomato : 1 6. Cinnamon: 1″ piece 7. Cloves: 2 8. Coconut Gratings: 0.5 Cup 9. Turmeric powder: 0.5 Teaspoon 10. Chili Powder: 1 Tablespoon 11. Coriander Powder: 1 Tablespoon 12. Salt: 1 Teaspoon 13. [...]

RAVA (SEMOLINA) IDLI / IDLY

Posted by in Breakfast on 19. May, 2013 | No Comments

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Rava Idli is normally prepared once in a while at home as a change from the usual Idli we make.  Its preparation is relatively simple since it does not involve grinding and long term fermentation.  Sambar and any hot spicy chutney will be a suitable accompaniment for this item and it should be consumed hot. Cooking Time: [...]

RAVA (SEMOLINA) DOSA / DOSAI

Posted by in Breakfast on 19. May, 2013 | No Comments

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Rava Dosa is a delicacy for kids and you can relish it for it is crisp and crunchy with a distinct flavour and taste and different from the normal  dosa (rice)  we regularly make at home. Cooking Time: 45  mts Servings: 3 Ingredients: 1. Rava ( Semolina ) : 1 Cup or 150 Grams 2. Refined [...]

PAAL (MILK) KOZHUKATTAI

Posted by in Snacks, Special Occasions on 01. Apr, 2013 | 2 Comments

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“Paal Kozhukattai” is a sweet made out of milk, as the name suggests and it is called ” Modak” in Hindi. It is prepared on special occasions at home during festival days mainly in Chettinad areas.  It takes some time to prepare this sweet but it is worth all the trouble and time we spend in [...]