Maanga Paruppu/ Raw Mango Dal Curry

Maanga Paruppu

Maanga paruppu or Raw mango dal curry is a simple curry for lunch. It is very common in Tamil cuisine especially in mango season. This makes me nostalgic. As many other recipes make me so. This brings back my ever cherished memory of eating raw malgova mangoes. We had a big malgova mango tree in […]

Pidi Karunai Masiyal

Pidi Karunai or Elephant foot yam curry

By Savitha, Pidi Karunai or Elephant foot yam is a tuber. It has lot of health benefits and is widely used in ayurvedic medicines. In ayurveda, elephant yam cures piles, ulcers and many other ailments. It is also one of the healthiest tubers. This recipe is tasty and simple. It is prepared widely in southern […]

Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usili

Vazhaipoo Usili - South Indian Feast

by Savitha, Vazhaipoo or Plantain flower (banana flower) is an excellent source of fiber. We prepare vazhaipoo vada, thogayal, morr kootu and of course usili. To prepare this, you need lot of time. Cleaning up the banana flower would take almost half an hour. So it is best to finish the cleaning part a day before […]