TOMATO HERB CHUTNEY

I call this my yummy healthy tomato herb chutney as it has abundance of curry leaves and  dhaniya leaves/ coriander leaves. I did not add Mint leaves but the thought struck me later , it would have added  more taste and flavor to the spicy chutney. So I guess you can add a fistful of… 

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UKKARAI / OKKARAI …600 th post

Ukkarai. Okkarai is a traditional dal preparation for Diwali mornings in many Tamil Brahmin households in Tirunelveli areas. I never imagined that thiswould be my 600 th post ad and that too for a traditional well loved dish at home. Diwali is all about snacks savories and lots  of sweets , so here is one… 

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JOWAR CHAKLIS ( NORTH KARNATAKA )

I am very partial to these crunchy chaklis ( Karnataka) , as they have so many flavors, spicy and  with hints of masala too. Most of South Indian snack preparation called murukkus , usually do not have spices except cumin , sesame seeds..or cracked pepper in Karasev.So am not abig fan of those almost bland… 

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