Category: Tamil Nadu

Rava Pongal – Sankranti Special Recipe

Makara Sankranti is the harvest festival that is celebrated all over India under different names. It is typically a 4 day festival in my home state of Andhra Pradesh. One of the dishes that is made during this festival is Katte Pongali or Ven Pongal. This is a dish that uses moong

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Cabbage Senaga Pappu Kura, Muttaikose Kadalai Paruppu Thoran or Poriyal

Continuing on my saga of recipes or vegetables that aid weight loss, today I am focusing on Cabbage. Today, I am making a variation of Cabbage or Muttaikose Thoran that uses Bengal Gram as an additional ingredient. This adds a new dimension to this curry and make it protein-rich. Called Cabbage Senaga Pappu Kura in

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Kollu Poriyal or Muthira Upperi – Weight Loss Recipe

Horse Gram (Ulava in Telugu, Kulith in Marathi, Kollu in Tamil, and Muthira in Malayalam) is a power-packed lentil about which I have already written about in my earlier post on Ulava Charu or Kollu Rasam. It is iron- and protein-rich; helps lower blood pressure, manage weight, and control diabetes. And this

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