Food · Recipes

4 offbeat recipes you MUST try for Pongal this year!

Karamani Kuzhambu, Urulai Madras Kara Kari, Watermelon Rasam and Vegetable Payasam for Pongal this year!

Tamilnadu · Tuticorin

Fried crisps from the interiors of Tuticorin – Cheeni Mittai

I can see clouds looming above me and how can I not think of something hot to munch on? The concept of SKC was possibly invented for evenings like this, taking within its sweep the perfect combination of Sweet (S), Kaaram (K – meaning spicy) and Coffee (C). Enroute to Tuticorin, right in the middle… Continue reading Fried crisps from the interiors of Tuticorin – Cheeni Mittai

Chettinad - Karaikudi · Recipes · Tamilnadu

Paal Kozhakattai (steamed rice dumplings in golden syrup)

Paal Kozhakattai (steamed rice dumplings in golden syrup) yet another Chettinad sweet, this is a must at a Chettiar wedding. Small dumplings made with rice flour is rolled and boiled in a golden syrup made with jaggery and finishd with coconut milk. We shot this at the center courtyard at the AMM house in Pallathur,… Continue reading Paal Kozhakattai (steamed rice dumplings in golden syrup)

Culture trail

Memories and Maanga Pachadi

The times spent walking down the crowded alleys surrounding the temple on a festival day, and storming the dining table with conversation while tucking into treats, are but memories that linger. One way of keeping alive these memories is through food