Snakegourd and lentils ( Podalangai Poritha Kuzhambu /Poricha Kuzhambu)

mixed vegetables poricha kuzhambu

Every once in a while we like to make quick meals without having to make several dishes as accompaniments as for sambar, rasam which needs a side dish to have with meals. Poricha /poritha kuzhambu  comes to the rescue in a healthhy , nutritious way and one can easily satiate the appetite by having a… 

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Karchikai / Karanji / Kajjikayalu / Sweet Somas

One great homely sweet but called by so many names according to the regions from where they come, yet all agree that Ganesh Chaturthi is incomplete without this scrumptious traditional sweet, besides the ultimate modaks also called kozhakkatais in Tamilnadu, Mothagam in  some other parts , again a simple but tasty steamed  sweet dumpling made… 

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Vada paav ( Popular Street food from Mumbai )

Spicy Indian burgers with a spicy potato patty sandwiched with a layer of pungent garlic chutney and served with fried green chillies. Vada pav  is a popular spicy vegetarian fast food dish native to Maharashtra. It consists of a batata vada sandwiched between 2 slices of a pav. Pav refers to unsweetened bread or bun. It is also known as Indian Burger. Batata vada is… 

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