Kongunadu Chicken Kuzhambu

Sunday breakfast in many households of Coimbatore and surrounded places like Tirupur, Erode and Kangayam starts with idly and chicken kuzhambu or mutton elumbu kuzhambu, followed by full meals with rice, the kuzhambu from morning and addition of a dry version of chicken or mutton, rasam and homemade thayir or curd.  Not to forget the nap after that. My late grandfather was a huge fan … Continue reading Kongunadu Chicken Kuzhambu

Easy Snack Ideas for Cold Winter Evenings

It is that time of the year when the sun goes home early and the evenings are longer, darker and colder. We spend to get more time indoors and go for an additional round of coffee, tea or any hot beverage demanded by the weather. Biting into something nice along with a cuppa would not harm anyone! I have picked a few easy snacking options that … Continue reading Easy Snack Ideas for Cold Winter Evenings

Dining Solo at Udupi

Past – There was once a girl who would starve than having to eat in the office cafeteria alone! Then slowly she realized there is no point in starving and have a bad headache. Soon she was found having food alone at the cafeteria, belting HP1 thaali at Mast Kalandar, Adyar, Chinna Vengaya Othappam at Murugan Idly Besant Nagar, Saravana Bhavan at the Central Railway Station – all … Continue reading Dining Solo at Udupi

Deepavali – done and dusted !

It is the third Deepavali away from home and this year there were many things that made up for not being home on the festival day. We made sweets and savory, distributed to our friends and neighbors to share the festival happiness. The bunch of candles which were lying untouched for the past couple of years finally saw the light on Deepavali ! After looking … Continue reading Deepavali – done and dusted !