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Traditional Indian Sweets Event and Giveaway

Just like the variation in topography, climate, languages and custom’s from Himalayas to Kanyakumari, Indian cuisine has unique sweets to finish off the meal. In India there is a wide variety of sweets, so why don’t we can try to get to know about the sweets from various corner of India. My home state Kerala is famous for its Payasam, Thiruvananthapuram boli, and Kozhikode halwa among several sweets.   So this event is to make traditional Ind…

Recipe Index

Recipe index

…cooked with spices and vegetables  Jeera Pudhina Chawal: Cumin Mint Rice   Rice and lentil curry  Coconut Rice : Indian Style Vegetarian Jambalaya  Vegetable Biriyani: An Easy Way Thai Pineapple Fried Rice  Pulihora/Puliyodhara/ Tamarind Rice  Indian Sweets, Desserts Easy -Tasty Mysore Pak Unniappam Athirasam/Ariselu Gulab-jamun Moong Dal Halwa  Ras Malai/ Rasa Malai/ Indian cottage cheese in Milk syrup Ela ada with chakka varatti/ Ric…

South Indian Mixture and Mysore Pak : Diwali Treats from My Kitchen

…ndia. It becomes more special when you are newly married. We call it Thala Deepavali (means first deepavali). We Indians celebrate festivals with lot of sweets, savory, new clothes, lightning, noises etc along with lots of enthusiasm. We are so lucky to have one festival every month. Some time I feel Indian here in US celebrate festivals on weekend because of their jobs and so on. Then I feel it become festival month not festival day. However,…

Muthira Thoran/ Horse Gram/ Indian Brown Lentils Stir-fry

…ian brown lentils. When mom cooked it, both mom and dad would enjoy the dish, both I and sister will go for only sweets. Now after reading its health benefits, and trying to find low carbohydrate food to include in the menu, I am using these long lost good lentils. You can only find this brown lentils/Horse gram in Indian store.  Horse gram (Macrotyloma uniflorum) belongs to legume family found only in the tropics and subtropics, grown mostly und…

Gongura pappu/ Pulicha keerai kootu/ Lentil stew with Roselle /Florida cranberry /Indian Sorrel leaves

…round, eating, and pooping. Okay coming back to the dish of the day, it is from Andhra Pradesh. Among the south Indian states, Andhra is largest one, and also the 4th largest state in Indian sub continent. Just like any other regional cuisine, it has its own trade mark dishes, they are major rice and chili producer in the southern states, obliviously their food is spiciest among the south.  Do you want to know spiciest cuisine in Asia, mean’s ho…

kaju katli/ Cashew nut fudge

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Deepavali/Diwali one of the major Indian festivals and it is on the October 22nd. I am busy in the kitchen preparing the dishes my mom used to make it for this festival. I want to follow the tradition as much as possible so that my little ones should know about it. Even though I can’t follow exactly like it would be celebrated in India. My mom used to make a lot of sweets and savories; however she never made this Kaju katli/Cashew nut fudge. Ye…

Deepavali/Diwali Snacks and Sweets Round up

…f lights) around corner, it is on  November 13th. When we are young appa would get us new clothes, crackers and sweets for Deepavali/Diwali. While amma will be busy cooking in the kitchen, with her own treats for us. If you want to know 10 reasons to celebrate Diwali, take a look at this link. In my home town, Deepavali is celebrated with crackers, sweets etc. We won’t do light any diya or lamps, our lamp lilting ceremony is during Thirkar…

Samosa: Deep Fried Indian Pastries with Vegetable Filling

Samosa, I love it, due to my pregnancy craving I always ask my hubby to buy it from the Indian stores. Always I buy with lot of enthusiasm; you can call it crazy about thinking of eating them. And I end up disappointed. I think one should take cooking class how you shouldn’t make samosa from these stores.  I don’t know how they can spoil a simple dish, which requires only a few minimum steps to make it. They either make entirely with potat…

Hearth and Soul blog Hop #67 at Zesty South Indian Kitchen

   Hearty Welcome to another edition of Hearth and Soul blog hop. I am happy to be part of this wonderful blog hop.  We are looking forward to a delicious, healthy, recipes as all as health related information which helps to energize our body.   Now you can follow  Hearth and soul blog hop at  Facebook Pinterest and Twitter Please link  to any one of the host sites Alea of Premeditated Leftovers April of 21st Century Housewife Melynd…

About Swathi

Swathi

…isines which I haven’t heard about before.   Since internet is flooded with food blogs, what makes Zesty South Indian Kitchen differs from others and why somebody needs to visit them. Yes a reader has lots of option to look at various food blogs. Zesty South Indian kitchen contains recipes tested in my kitchen and it has been approved by  two toddlers and my food enthusiastic hubby. I always try to give an honest option about the dishes; if i…

Indian Omelette

Indian omellete 1

…es their own version and so do Greek, Italy, Japan, Iran who has their own version of omelette. I grew up eating Indian version of omelette which has little spices, but full of veggies and eggs. Do you know there are street vendors who sells only omelette to make a living. We love to have omelette at any time of the day, and not only as breakfast dish, but also as brunch or side accompany to lunch or dinner. For making this Indian omelette I used…

Dal Tadka: Seasoned Indian Style Lentil Soup.

One of the few dishes my hubby cooks is ‘dal’ or lentil soup or stew. You can call it by any name; but it is a simple but tasty dish.   I don’t know whether my grandma knew about carbohydrates and protein, but she always cooked a balanced diet of carbohydrates and protein, usually the protein part of our food is occupied by lentils, beans, milk, cheese etc.  Indian menu always comprise a protein rich curry and carbohydrates like rice, or whe…

Hearth and Soul blog hop: August 2nd week

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…to the hop you are giving permission to feature your properly credited posts and photographs here on Zesty South Indian Kitchen as well as on social media. There are lot of entries in the last week, few recipes got my interest are 1)Honey cake  from Winnie’s blog 2) Lemon verbana cocktail from a grey is new black 3) Eggplant tikka masala from real homecookedfood 4)Coronation chicken from 21st Century housewife Here is very cute jam l…

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