Tadka Times

  • DATES MILK FOR ENERGY

    – Boil chopped dates, dry grapes and white rock sugar in milk. – Drink once everything gets cooked in milk.

  • MARUNDHU KUZHAMBU

    – Add oil and saute parangi sakka, kanda thippili, vaal milagu, paal milagu, sukku, pepper, cumin seeds and asafoetida cake. – Grind it to a fine paste by adding water. – Add turmeric powder, tamarind juice, tomato and salt to the gravy. – If the gravy is too spicy, add coriander powder. – Add sesame…

  • BLACK CHICKPEAS KUZHAMBU

    – Pressure cook black chickpeas, broken green gram, turmeric powder and asafoetida powder. – Add smashed onion, smashed garlic, grounded tomatoes, drumstick, brinjal, mango, broad beans, potato, capsicum, sambar powder, red chilly powder, tamarind juice and salt to the pressure cooked items. – Pressure cook again the kuzhambu for 4 whistles. – Add tadka, vadagam…

  • CHICKEN/MUTTON KUZHAMBU

    DO CHICKEN KUZHAMBU IN KADAI & MUTTON KUZHAMBU IN PRESSURE COOKER – Grind ginger and garlic to a coarse paste. – Grind pearl and big onions to a coarse paste. – Chop 3 tomatoes into small pieces and 2 potatoes into cubes. – Grind coconut, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and roasted gram to a fine…

  • Khatta Meetha Tomato Dhokla 🙂

    Best to be served with some raw mango pickle, but is super delish by itself.. Ingredients: Sooji/ Rawa =E2=80=93 1/2 cup Curd =E2=80=93 1/2 cup Salt =E2=80=93 to taste Ginger paste =E2=80=93 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder =E2=80=93 1 -2 tsp Home-made tomato ketchup**/ tomato puree – 1/2 cup (if using tomato puree, add 1…

  • KOVAI CAULIFLOWER

    – Mix curry leaves coriander leaves paste, bengal gram flour, ginger garlic paste, salt and cauliflower florets. – Deep fry cauliflower in oil. – Add oil and sauté red chillies, chopped ginger garlic, green chillies, onion, deep fried cauliflower, curry leaves, pepper powder and salt. – Add tomato sauce or chopped tomatoes, to make gravy…

  • Urad Dal Porridge

    – Soak 50 gms of urad dal and 1 tsp of raw rice – Grind it in mixie with water – Boil it with salt in a pan – Add cardamom powder, grated coconut and jaggery and boil it for few mins

  • NOMBU KANJI

    – Pressure cook noi rice, more bengal gram, more broken green gram, 5 chopped pearl onions, 5 whole garlic cloves, 1 tomato, little fenugreek, 2 green chillies. – Add water 3 times the quantity of rice. – Add ghee in a pan and sauté cinnamon, cloves and either drumstick leaves or mint leaves. – Add…

  • Vegetable Soup

    – Add little oil in a pan, sauté chopped onion, finely chopped cauliflower and finely chopped carrot, add water and cook until soft (this can be done in cooker) – Grind boiled broken green gram and boiled potatoes – Add the grounded mixture to the vegetables, salt and crushed pepper powder – Add chopped coriander…

  • PRAWN KUZHAMBU

    – Chop brinjal or ladies finger or drumstick with mango and smash the onions. – Add little tamarind juice, 3 small grounded tomatoes, turmeric powder, 2 1/2 tbsp sambar powder, 1/2 tsp red chilly powder and salt in a bowl. – Add 3 tbsp oil in a pan and sauté vadagam, smashed onions, veggies, curry…