Chicken is a good source of protein. Whenever buying chicken, try to buy organic chicken, raised without hormones. Many local butchers that carry organic chicken will actually skin and cut a whole chicken in cubes for curry if you ask. When making chicken, make sure you remove all the excess skin and fatty content. …
Shrimp is a favourite for many people, but because it should not be consumed excessively because it can cause cholestrol. An important part of making shrimp is to make sure the shrimp is deveined on both sides. This removes the sand and impurities in the shrimp.
1. Shrimp, washed, deveined and cleaned with …
Dhal (Paruppu) Curry
Paruppu curry is a staple of any meal. It makes the perfect side dish to any meal. I’ve added cumin seeds to this, which is optional. Cumin seeds have many benefits to the heart and digestive systems, and is used in traditional Tamil home medicine to treat a variety of ailments.
1. Paruppu …
Mutton curry is a spicy dish that is prepared usually on the weekends or when guests are coming. This is a very tasty dish, but should be consumed in moderation because of the high cholesterol and fat content in mutton meat.
Chopped onions (2 medium sized or ~ 6 smaller ones)
Turmeric powder (to clean and …
Mango salad is a very tasty and refreshing dish that has hints of spiciness, sweetness and sourness. If you’re in that mood for something savoury and sweet to accompany a dish such as fish or chicken, this makes a great side dish.
This salad contains all natural and raw ingredients, which provide good nutrition …More
Katharikai Paal Curry (Eggplant Milk Curry)
1. Eggplant, 2-3
2. Onions – 1 large equivalent diced
3. Garlic – 2 cloves
4. Green chillies – 3
5. Curry leaves – a few
6. Cumin seeds
7. Mustard Seeds
10. Coconut Milk
1. Wash and cut the eggplants into small half circles. You want to keep the circles thin enough that they …More
Vallarai sambal is meant to be a side dish consumed with a meal, preferably lunch. After you get use to the slightly bitter taste, this sambal actually tastes great and feels so fresh. Vallarai is said to help increase your memory, is used to help with skin diseases and rashes, relieve stomach troublesand aids …More