Rice is the staple food for the people of South India. Consumption of wheat is less compared to North India. Most of the vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes of this region have a generous use of coconuts, pepper, mustard seed and other spices. Generally South Indian dishes are spicy. It has brilliant blend of flavors, bright colors, smell, and taste. So, south Indian foods are enerally tasty, spicy and colorful. Moreover south Indian food is known for its medicinal value.
Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Predesh and Kerala are the four states that constitute South India. South India is hot and humid. South Indians are generally vegetarian. Andhra cuisine from Andhra Predesh is too spicy. They use more chilli and pepper. Chettinad cuisine from Tamil Nadu is rich and flavorful taste. Coconut, banana are main ingredients of Kerala food.
Published on 29/10/13
Adhirasam is one of the traditional sweets of Tamilnadu. The truth is; it is very difficult to prepare at the first time. If you succeed at least at 3rd or 4th time you are the real master chef. Celebrate this diwali with Adhirasam.
Published on 15/08/13
I happened to see some unused dried vegetable (Turkey berry and mango) in the kitchen. I chose Turkey berry. We can store these dried vegetables for several months. I have prepared this kuzhambu authentic Srirangam style.
Published on 29/08/13
When my son rejected Keerai Porial, I offered him chapatti with the rich green gravy with white cubes float. He asked me what it was. I said with smile “Palak Paneer”. His eyebrows rose in surprise and said “Wow”.
Published on 28/09/13
I was a put up in a challenge circumstances when many of my friends asked "Can you suggest good recipe for the weekend breakfast other than noodles, pasta, Masala Macroni?" I prepared Spaghetti and I feast them...
The entire living creature in the earth is composed of five elements and they are:Space, Air, Fire, Water and Earth. These basic 5 elements that determine what we are. Without any one of these we cannot live harmony.
Know your Calorie values of some common Vegetarian, non-vegetarian and some common food items. Remember, intake of one course meal should be around 800 Calories. Know more about what you need to eat...
Indian recipes demand large range of ingredients even for simple recipe. All ingredients have medicinal value in it. Some of the ingredients heal food poison, cure fever and prevent cancer. Here are the photos.
I’m Sridher, from Trichy. Basically I am a big fan of food.I would like to have my plate filled with at least 2 to 3 colors of dishes. I really started cooking when I got bored with hotel food. I had tried some recipes, succeeded many of them but failed few too. I don’t want to bore you more. Please share your comments on this blog.