TAMIL NEW YEAR ….MY LUNCH NO.16 ( FESTIVAL MENU )

      Festival lunch for Tamil New Year and Vishu  at my home is mostly an amalgam of dishes from both sides owing to my Palakkad origin and therefore the Sadya lunch as we call the elaborate spread of dishes has delicacies from both states. I try to stretch as much as possible and… 

Read More »

Beet Root Pachadi ( Kerala Festival recipe |Raita )

Beetroot Pachadi is one of the side dishes  or a dip prepared during the festive lunch  of Onam, Vishu and even for Tamil New Year . Pachadi in the South Indian version is basically a grated , cooked  vegetable used to mix with yogurt, and a spiced coconut ground paste is added to give a… 

Read More »

Kurukku Kalan-Katti Kalan|Sadhya Kalan recipe | Onam vishu recipes

kurukku kalan,katti kalan,

Kurukku kalan is an inevitable dish in the grand sadya meal course served in Kerala during festivals of Onam and Vishu. There is another variety of kalan which is loose in consistency and is usually prepared for mixing with rice, whereas kurukku kalan is a concentrated thickened yogurt spiced gravy usually cooked with nendrankai, (… 

Read More »