Varagu Rice Porridge/கஞ்சி

Varagu rice is one of the well-known millets in Indian cuisine. It looks like quinoa and kind of creamy white in color. In English, varagu is called as kodo millet. It is known for its health benefits, like anti-diabetic, anti-obesity, anti-cholesterol and anti-hypertension. Varagu is easy to cook and it can be cooked like rice. … Continue reading Varagu Rice Porridge/கஞ்சி

Okra Stir Fry

A tasty okra dish. Some people don't like okra, including one of my daughters; she particularly doesn't like the slimy texture. My other daughter likes okra and she will eat any okra dish. We always grow okra in our vegetable garden. This is tasty, healthy and non-slimy recipe, you should definitely try it! Ingredients Okra … Continue reading Okra Stir Fry

Tuna Fish Fry

This is a simple pan fried fish recipe, which we make at our home. The secret ingredient to this recipe is the curry leaf powder (it is better to use the paste made from fresh curry leaves, but curry leaf powder is an easy alternative). Adding curry leaf powder/paste gives you the extra taste to … Continue reading Tuna Fish Fry

Potato Fry

This is a crowd-pleasing potato dish. It is crispy outside and soft inside. This recipe is from my dear friend Gayathri. In our potluck get-togethers, everyone ask her to bring this potato fry. When I got the recipe from her, I tried at home and it came out very well. Now this is my favorite … Continue reading Potato Fry

Masala Dosa

Dosa is a famous south Indian dish, made from fermented batter. The main ingredients for dosa batter are boiled rice and black gram dal. People use different methods and proportions of the ingredients to make the batter, but using the method described here, I always get the thin crispy and colorful dosa. When you are … Continue reading Masala Dosa