Mor Kootan ,Mor Kuzhambu, (Spiced buttermilk/sour yogurt curry seasoned with green chillies and spices)

mor kootan , a tasty buttermilk curry

When I started to write the recipe for this particular dish , I was in a dilemma. Yet this  is such a ridiculously easy dish  and here I was trying to figure out how to go about writing the recipe. The reason being the dish is not only unique to Kerala who call this Mor kootan and is… 

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Kalkandu Sadam/Rice Sweetened with Rock Candy

This is traditional sweet rice preparation after sakkari pongal,payasam varieties. This is also mildly sweet unless you want  to add more rock candy  and can be had with a festival lunch. This is a departure form the typical sweet preparations during festival times. At times you have festivities back to back and it can be tiring on the tongue… 

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Chitirai Pournami

Chitra Pournami 2013 – Birthday of Chitragupta Chitra Pournami or Chitirai Purnima is a Tamil ceremony observed on the Poornima day (full moon day) in the Tamil month of Chitirai (April – May). Chitra Pournami ritual commemorates Chitragupta who according to the scripts is the assistant of Lord Yama, the God of Death. The day… 

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Medu Vada

Medu Vada is a traditional ,delightful crispy fried savory that is an indispensable part of almost all Festival and Pooja lunches. A festival is incomplete without this preparation.     check this video  Medu Vada is one of the topmost dish.ordered in Indian restaurants specially in South India. After the famed Idly,dosa and Pongal comes  Medu vadai in many avataars…. 

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Sri Rama Navami

Sri Rama Navami is a Hindu festival, celebrating the birth of Lord Rama. The Rama Navami festival falls in the Shukla Paksha on the Navami, the ninth day of the month of Chaitra in the Hindu calendar. Thus it is also known as Chaitra Masa Suklapaksha Navami, and marks the end of the nine-day Chaitra Navaratri celebrations. At some places the festival lasts the whole nine… 

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