Rava Idli

Ingredients: Rava – 3/4 cup Vermicelli(semiya) – 1cup Carrot – few bits(optional) Peas – 10 (optional) Yoghurt – 2cup ( if you wish,you can use 1½ cup curd,1/2 water) Baking soda – a pinch(optional) Cashew – 5-6(break into two bits) For Seasoning: MustardCurry leaves Jeera ginger -few bits Green chilly -1 big Peppercorns – 5-6 Method: First season the things … Continue Reading →


Chettinad(Karaikudi)History

Karaikudi is the biggest City in Sivaganga district. Known as the capital of Chettinad, because of the predominance of the “Nattu Kottai Chettiars” who have from here have ventured far and wide to set up their businesses even at the turn of the 20th century. Karaikudi is also home of two famous Institutions, Alagappa University and CECRI (Central Electro Chemical … Continue Reading →


Food Of chettinad

Chettinad is famous for its rich cultural heritage,art and architecture,huge mansions etc etc.But more recently it is becoming well known world over for its mouth watering culinary delicacies.Chettinad restaurants are being opened in almost all big cities and towns world over Chettinad food is famous for its spicy aroma.Most of the food items are easily digestible,less in caloric value compared … Continue Reading →


Chettinad Kozhukattai

Ingredients: Par boiled rice (idly rice) – 1 ½ cup Red chillie-6 Curry leaf Urud dhal-1teaspoon Mustard seed-1 teaspoon Bengal gram-1 teaspoon Oil-2 table spoons Grated coconut-2 tablespoons Method: Soak the rice for 1 hour. Put it in the mixie with the salt needed and grind for 2 minutes. Add 1 cup of water to the grinded batter.Keep the kadai … Continue Reading →


Easy Fish Fry

Ingredients: Fish-1 piece Seer fish (250gms) Lemon juice – 1tbsp Ginger garlic paste- 1/2 tsp Chilly powder-1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp Pepper powder – 1tsp Salt-to taste Oil – enough to fry Method: Clean the fish and marinate with lime juice. Make a paste of the ingredients mentioned except oil. Apply over the fish. Leave for 30 minutes. Shallow … Continue Reading →


Methi Potato Fry

Ingredients: Potato (boiled) – 1 1/2 cup (cut in to cubes) Kasuri methi or methi chopped – 1 cup Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Asafoetida powder – 1 pinch Fennel seed powder – 1/2 tsp Sugar – 1/4 tsp Lime juice – 2 tbsp Salt – to taste Oil – … Continue Reading →


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