Tamarind is known as Puli in Tamil. Tamarind rice is a very popular variety rice dish from Tamil Nadu. Tamarind rice is made by mixing cooked rice with reduced tamarind sauce. This reduced tamarind sauce is called as Pulikaichal ( puli means tamarind and kaichal means the process of reduction). Pulikaichal can be stored forRead more about Pulikaichal… Read More!
Sambar Powder is a basic ingredient to make Sambar, a popular south Indian gravy. Sambar is a spicy tamarind based gravy cooked with vegetables and pulses. It is served with rice, idli, dosa, vada etc. Every family has its own recipe for sambar powder. I follow my mom’s recipe which according to me is theRead more about Sambar Powder… Read More!
Banana flower or Banana blossom It is known as Kele ka Phool in Hindi and Vaazhai poo in Tamil. A large, purplish blossom that grows from the end of a bunch of bananas. The leaves enclose scented flowers. The outer leaves are much darker and tougher compared to the tender inner leaves which are usedRead more about How to cut a Banana Flower… Read More!