Karadayan Nombu ( Karadayan adai )..March 2019

This year the date for karadayan  Nombu  15 March 2019 date  is between 5:15 AM and 5:45 AM on March 15 before sunrise (India Standard Time). The exact time of Panguni month beginning is at 5:40 AM on March 15. savithri nombu, karadayan nombu..Savithri pleading with Lord Yama to save her husbands life Karadayan Nonbu… 

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Mixed lentils and spice mix Four in one recipe ….( .Time savers recipe )

4 in 1 recipe

A mixed lentil s pack  with some spices ground coarsely makes up as the basic mix which can be used to make Adai, Masala Vadai /fritter/dal vadas , Paruppu Usili  the famous lentil crumble which South Indians are known to use with their veggies thus making it more healthier and protein rich and also koftas… 

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SPICY GREEN TOMATO CHUTNEY ( NORTH KARNATAKA )

green tomatoes chutney

                                               Spicy green raw tomato chutney is another great favourite side dish or dip for wholesome jowar bhakris or chapatis . I also like to have it with dosas and idlis . For… 

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Kathrikai Gothsu | Brinjal Gothsu

gothsu , kathrikai gothsu

Kathrikai  Gothsu or Brinjal Gravy cooked in a spicy tamrind sauce is a most tasty popular accompaniment for Pongal. This humble dish  has a history of more than 1000 years  and   is associated with the Temple town of Chidambaram  the abode of Lord Nataraja in Tamilnadu  . The priests of the temple known as Deekshitars… 

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IDLIS USING IDLI RAVA ( RICE RAVA IDLIS )

rice rava idlis,

At  times we tend to forget soaking the ingredients well in advance for dosa or idli batter.Sometimes when we do remember it is at an odd hour when we cannot grind the batter late in the night neither can we leave it soaking to be ground later in the morning. It is normal to soak… 

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