Dry Baby Shrimp Idli Powder, I planned to prepare a traditional dish, that would remind me of my Grandma’s time. Some of the dishes are slowly becoming outdated or getting repackaged in departmental stores making its preparation less frequent in household. Dry baby prawn idli powder is one such dish. I still remember helping grandma and aunties with picking the impurities from the dry prawns … Continue reading Dry baby Shrimp Idli Powder – Chenna kunni powder
While I’m active on Instagram (follow me @cook_sarahskitchen) , posting on my blog has taken a back seat, as I work on some technicalities. However, I’m trying my best to bring the blog and the social media together. Will promise to post interesting recipes more often in the coming days. From my Instagram gallery, you could guess the South Indian recipes that might come up … Continue reading Mutton Briyani – A South Indian delight!
Kollu Pulikuzhambhu/ Horsegram tamarind curry: Horsegram(kollu) has been traditionally used in South India in lot preparations like kollu rasam, thovaiyal, podi etc. and its the most sort after ingredient to reduce cholestrol and maintain the body heat during winter season. Especially when someone is caught with cold, the first advice from the elderly persons in a South Indian household would be intake kollu rasam. My … Continue reading Kollu Pulikuzhambhu/ Horsegram tamarind curry
Kaala Meen Kozhambhu/Salmon Fish Curry – I’m a regular customer of the local fish market. It used to be once a week visit and slowly it turned out to be thrice a week visit with my kanyakumari friend to hang out. I just simply love to spend time looking around the fish stall before deciding on to purchase what I wanted. With months of frequent … Continue reading Kaala meen Kozhambhu/Salmon Fish Curry – So delicious!
Ragi&Rice flour idiyappam/string hoppers: I was planning to prepare a light evening snack and I decided to make string hoppers(Idiyappam) which is a famous traditional South Indian breakfast. Usually, I make string hoppers with rice flour. I made the initial preparation of washing the necessary vessels and I was all set to make. It’s then I realized, that the rice flour quantity was less. I … Continue reading Ragi idiyappam/string hoppers – So light & delicious!
Peerkanghai/Ridge gourd stir fry: Ridge gourd known for dietary fibre and low calorie content, makes you feel light when included in the meal. The skin of ridge gourd also carries loads of goodness that in South India, we make peerkanghai chutney with it. With very few ingredients and less time, ridge gourd stir fry can be prepared easily. It can be eaten along with steamed … Continue reading Peerkanghai/Ridge gourd stir fry – Healthy dish!
Kids Poori: Poori/Puri is a famous South Indian breakfast and it is best complimented with poori masala. Everyone including the kids love it, for the wonderful taste. To make it more exciting for the kids, when we meet up on holidays, we have started using cookie cutter, back home in Chennai. These little poories in attractive shapes were instantly popular with the kids, that they … Continue reading Kids Poori – Made with cookie cutter
Capsicum Mini Idli: As I was checking out my twitter handle (@sarahs_recipe), I came across the hashtag #worldIdliDay that was celebrated on March 30th. It was one of the top trends in twitter and there was even a contest conducted by Chef Ranveer Brar about no. of idli recipes in his app. There was so much happening and I missed all of it. What was … Continue reading Capsicum Mini Idlies – Did you miss World Idli Day?
Prawn Brinjal curry/Eral Kathirikai kuzhambhu: Whenever I visit the fish market, I can’t help looking for prawns. Especially the tiger prawns are my favourite. If the prawns have a glassy look, then it means that they are really fresh. And its best to cook and eat prawns on the same day than refrigerating them. To Balance the heat, I always tend to add veggies to … Continue reading Prawn Brinjal curry/ Eral Kathirikai kuzhambhu
Mutton baby corn soup: My mom to used make soups when someone has cold in the house. But now, with changing lifestyle, I’m accustomed to making soups very often. I make mutton soup for my kid as an after school evening refreshment. The light sweetness in the baby corn enhances the flavour and taste of the mutton soup. Whether it’s a mutton soup or a … Continue reading Mutton Baby Corn Soup – So Yummy!