Fresh sundakkai or turkey berry is cooked in a tamarind strain and finished off with fresh pressed coconut milk. These are age old recipes mentioned in Sangam Literature. Read and watch the full recipe here.
Peralam Mundhiri Vadai made using cashew nuts is a delicacy in the Thanjavur region. What makes it interesting is how this was sold in the railway station. Click for the full recipe.
Kathrikai Gothsu / கத்திரிக்காய் பச்ச புளி கொத்சு –
Eggplant is roasted, the skin peeled to reveal it’s gorgeous pulp. Click for the full recipe & video
Vendhaya Oothapam – A postpartum recipe, Oothapams made using methi / fenugreek. Has the full recipe video.
Vazhakkai Kootu – வாழைக்காய் கூட்டு is a delicacy made using tender baby raw bananas. Has the full recipe video
Poori Payasam – Rava pooris dunked in molten badam kheer – A Has the full recipe video
the hint of mango ginger combined with raw tamarind keeps you wanting for more.