RAW MANGO RICE ( MANGAI SAADAHAM / MAAVINKAYI CHITRANNA )

raw mango rice mix

Raw mango rice mix   When the mango season has just begun and there is a profusion of raw green mangoes in the market , it is a good idea to try some green mango rice, also called mangai saadham , maavnkayi chitranna in Kannada . it make a delicious tongue tickling rice dish good… 

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Home made Vegetable Kurma masala powder

Vegetable Kurma is a very delicious mixed veg preparation which goes as  a great side dish with aapam, rotis, phulkas. In South there are many variations of kurma. To  simplify the procedure and to enable one to make a quick delicious vegetable kurma with available vegetables , I have given a very simple recipe for… 

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Temple Puliyodharai ( Kovil Puliyodharai )

 Temple style puliyodharai is the most sought after recipe by many and i have attempted one which is  highly rated by my family .The pic below shows a dish prepared a few years ago and the colour of the tamrind gives it a lighter shade, but it is also temple style puliyodharai. Temple Puliyodarai  or… 

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Coconut rice ( A festival recipe )

festival lunch , coconut rice

Festival lunch There are certain food preparations which come under the festival recipes and coconut rice is one of them. Strangely we make this so often along with Lemon rice that we no longer consider it as a dish to be prepared only during festival times. As far as I am concerned , this dish… 

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