Contributions by Purnima Ramakrishnan

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  • 8 Reasons (besides weight loss) to Gorge on Watermelon This Summer

    With a lusciously refreshing taste watermelons rank high on the list of world’s healthiest foods! Here are 8 solid reasons for you to get your fill of this summer cooler.

  • Kids School Lunch Ideas

    Is your child a picky eater? Does your child love junk food in the lunch box? Every day, do you have a tussle with your child with leftovers in the lunch box? And every morning, you are faced with the dilemma.

  • Pongal and Kids!!

    Kids just love Pongal because of all the fun they have like burning the old things on Bogi, buying new things the next day, watching movies and collect gifts from elders, playing around with the cows.

  • Tomato Delicacies

    Tomatoes are loaded with many, many health benefits. In fact, they are incredibly versatile and can be prepared in a seemingly endless number of dishes, as well as being great to eat alone.

  • 12 steps to go ORGANIC in 2012

    Organic foods are those crops which are grown with ‘healthy’ manures. No fertilizers, chemicals and artificial additives are added. It is a natural farming, done the natural way as per the ancient methods.

  • Bake a Cake

    Cakes are the most favorite dish for ceremonies like birthday parties, anniversaries and weddings. There are countless cake recipes; some are bread-like, some rich and elaborate, and and many are centuries old.

  • Virundhu Sappadu of Tamil Nadu

    In Tamil Nadu, they call it “Virundhu Sapadu”. It means a featly meal. Tamil Nadu has a lot of distinct meal types depending on the ancient geographical division. We have Chettinadu cuisine, Madurai-Tirunelveli Cuisine, Kongunadu cuisine and of course Nanjilnadu cuisine. Tamil cuisine retains its basic character, yes indeed it has a special personality of its own and it remains unchanged.

  • Mushroom Marvels

    Mushrooms have a long history and various myths surrounding them. They can impart their own flavor to food or take on the flavor of other ingredients. Their flavor normally intensifies during cooking, and their texture holds up well even when you stir-fry and sauté them.

  • Monsoon Delicacies

    At Awesome Cuisine we bring you the best foods for the cold and rainy season. This rainy season, enjoy all the hot soups, beverages, spicy snacks, and fresh seasonal vegetables.

  • Delectable Desserts

    Desserts are the limelight of any meal. Desserts are the most awaited course of any meal.Desserts are the most popular course of the meal not only for children, but also for adults. Desserts broadly fall under the categories Cakes, Cookies, Ice creams and puddings (kheer).

  • Soul Soothing Vegetarian Soups

    Soup is the embodiment of reassurance, an awesome soul soothing food filled with nutritional ingredients and fantastic flavors. Homemade vegetarian soup allows us complete mastery over what goes into each bowl. Soups are ideal as appetizers or starters, as a side dish, or as a one-pot meal.

  • Punjabi Cuisine

    Punjabi's have a unique flavor in every dish. Road side dabbas are most popular places to experiment on punjabi delicacies. Experience the flavors of Punjabi Food with Awesome Punjabi Cuisine

  • Diwali Special Sweets

    Diwali is a festival not just for lights and firecrackers but for some mouth-watering food as well. Try some of these mouth-watering collection of Diwali Sweets.

  • Simple Microwave Cooking Recipes

    Microwave food is very nutritious. More vitamins and minerals are retained with microwave cooking than with many other methods of cooking. Try out some of these easy-to-make Microwave recipes.

  • Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations!

    Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is the birth anniversary of the most famous religious deity of the Hindus. Lord Ganesh has a universal appeal. Bring good luck and prosperity home, this festival season and rejoice the occasion with lip-smacking recipes.

  • Krishna Jayanthi wishes!

    Lord Krishna’s Birthday is celebrated by Hindus all over the world! In North India this day is called as Janmashtami. In South India, the Iyers call this festival as Janmashtami or Gokulashtam…

  • Maharashtrian Cuisine

    The cuisine of Maharashtra is divided into Konkani cuisine and Varadi cuisine. Konkani cuisine is popular along the coastal regions and the Varadi cuisine is along the more interior Vidarbha region.

  • Gujarati Cuisine

    Gujarati cuisine is primarily vegetarian. It has a lot of Jain and Buddhist influence. Gujarati dishes are distinctively sweet, salty, and spicy at the same time. The typical Gujarati meal consists of Roti, daal or kadhi, rice, and a curry. The cuisine, spices and vegetables changes with season.

  • Sindhi Cuisine

    Sindhi Cuisine is from the land of Sindh, now presently in Pakistan, belonging to the ancient Indus valley civilization. Sindhi Food is vivacious, with a lot of warm flavors, an awesome of blend tasty sweets, spicy curries, flavored gravies, kingly biryanis, abundant fresh vegetables, and a variety of flatbreads.

  • Spicy Andhra Pradesh Cuisine

    Andhra Pradesh’s cuisine is probably the spiciest and hottest of all Indian cuisines. The cuisine is broadly classified into two categories – the more traditional original Andhra cuisine and the Hyderabadi cuisine which has Mughlai influences in it.

  • Flavours of Goan Cuisine

    Goa, the land of diverse cultures and international cuisines thrives mainly on tourism. Goan cuisine overlaps with Konkan and Maharashtran cuisine very closely.

  • Tamil Brahmin Cuisine

    “You are what you eat” is the way Tamil Brahmins view cooking.
    Tamil Brahmin cuisine is based on the concept that food shapes the personality, mood and mind.

  • The princely feast of Rajasthani Cuisine

    Rajasthan, the land of princes and warriors like Rana Pratap Singh, the arid Thar desert, colorful cotton cloths, beautiful architectures like the Hawa Mahal, the largest state of Republic India.

  • Cuisine from the God's own country

    Kerala, God’s own country, where coconuts are grown in abundance is really a beautiful place. And it is a place which boasts of rich, delicious dishes with yummy flavors and mouth watering cuisine

  • The Exotic Kashmiri Cuisine

    The cuisine of Kashmir has evolved over hundreds of years starting from the invasion of Timur in 15th century. It is mainly composed of three distinct styles of cooking – the Kashmiri Pundit s…