Author: Arthi Balaji

Spicy Pork Noodles
Pork

Spicy Pork Noodles

A quick and easy to make noodles with pork. Ingredients: Minced Pork – 250 gms Rice Noodles – 1 cup, cooked Red Curry Paste – 2 tblsp (available in major supermarkets) Fish Sauce – 1/2 tsp Lime Juice – 3 tsp Peanut Oil – 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder (or […]

Avarakkai (Broad Beans)
Beans, Pulao

Avarakkai Pulao (Broad Beans Pulao)

Avarakkai (Broad Beans) is a popular and nutritious vegetable. Rich in fibre, protein, iron, folate, vitamins and minerals, they are typically used to be poriyal, curries or used to make Avial alongside other veggies. This pulao is best served with a raita of choice. Ingredients: Avarakkai (Broad Beans) – 200 […]

Spicy Meatballs
Chicken, Middle Eastern, Mutton and Lamb

Spicy Meatballs

These simple and easy to make meatballs with either chicken or lamb makes a great party appetizer. They are also great for any meal and can be paired with most gravies. Serve them with a gravy/main dish of choice or with a pita bread, salsa and salad. Ingredients: Minced Chicken […]

Chettinad Fish Fry
Fish

Chettinad Fish Fry

This chettinad style fish fry is simple, easy to make and tastes delicious.  Fish fillet marinated in chettinad style masala and then shallow fried in oil. Ingredients: Fish Fillet – 1 (preferably pomfret) Shallot (Sambar Onion) – 1, peeled Turmeric Powder – a pinch Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp […]

Fried Chicken Wings
Chicken, Chinese

Fried Chicken Wings

These simple, delicious chicken wings are marinated and then fried until crispy. Best served as an appetizer or as a party snack. Ingredients: Chicken Wings – 250 gms (drumettes or you can also use the middle section if preferred) Maida – 2 tbllsp Corn Flour – 2 tblsp Oil for […]

Beef Stir-Fry
Beef

Beef Stir-Fry

An easy to make stir-fry with a choice of vegetables. Feel free to add/remove vegetables and best served with cooked rice or egg fried rice. Ingredients: Steak – 350 gms, cut into 1/4 inch slices (or cubes) Green Chillies – 2 tsp, finely chopped, seeds removed Garlic – 1 clove, […]

Homemade Wheat Halwa
Halwa

Homemade Wheat Halwa

This homemade Wheat Halwa (Tirunelveli Halwa) is one of the most popular halwa varieties in South India, especially in Tamilnadu. This traditional halwa is made using flour, sugar and ghee. Often made during special occasions and festivals, the halwa makes a delicious dessert for any meal. Ingredients: Wheat Flour – […]

Rice Vada (Arisi Vada)
Vada

Arisi Vadai (Rice Vada)

Vada is a popular South Indian tea time / evening snack served with chutney and sambar of choice. Ingredients: Idli Rice (Parboiled Rice) – 6 cups Toor Dal – 1 cup Dry Red Chillies – 8 Coriander Seeds – 2 tsp Curry Leaves – few Asafoetida – little piece Ginger […]