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How to choose, break, grate & store coconut?

Grated Coconut is an important part of South Indian cuisines which is used almost everyday. It is added to vegetable preparations and used to make chutney, coconut milk, thicken curries etc. Grating coconut can be done is several easy ways which is explained in detail here.

Homemade Red Chili Powder

Red Chili Powder is one of the basic ingredients required for Indian cooking. It is a must have in Indian pantry. Though it is easily available in grocery stores, making it at home is always a better choice. It is fresher, non contaminated and of course inexpensive.

Cracked Wheat Biryani - Rava Biryani (Biriyani)

Cracked Wheat Biryani (Rava Biryani): Simple Indian recipe for making Cracked Wheat Biryani. Spicy biryani made using clacked wheat or broken wheat instead of rice.

Top 10 Refrigerator Organization Tips

Refrigerator Organization Tips - Here is a list of top 10 tips to keep your fridge clean and organized. This way it will be quite easy to access and spacious

Rava, Wheat Semolina

Rava Recipes, Rawa Recipes, Semolina Recipes, Sooji

Recipes with rava (wheat semolina) - Simple and easy to prepare recipes with rava and cracked wheat. rava recipes, rawa recipes, semolina recipes, sooji recipes.

Diwali Lehyam - Deepawali Legiyam

Diwali Lehyam - Deepawali Legiyam

Diwali Lehyam - A traditional medicinal jam made during diwali to prevent from stomach disorders and indigestion.

Curry Leaf Powder

Curry Leaf Powder - Karuveppilai Podi - Karivepaku Karam

Curry Leaf Powder, also known as karuveppilai podi or Karivepaku karam podi is a dry chutney powder made with roasted curry leaves and urad dal. It is not only tasty but also very healthy.

Idli Podi - Kaaram Podi

Idli Podi - Kaaram Podi with Sesame Seeds

Idli Podi (Kaaram Podi, Milagai Podi, Gun Powder): This is a dry spicy chutney powder which can be made easily and stored for many months. Idli podi is served with idlis, dosas or paniyaram. It is a healthy, protein rich and tasty accompaniment that comes in handy any time.

Ila Vadam

Elai Vadam - Ila Vadam - Thali Vadaam - Arisi Vadam

Elai Vadam, also known as Thali Vadaam or Arisi Vadam, are rice crepes that are steamed and then dried. These can be stored in your pantry for up to a year and fried whenever needed.


Mayonnaise Recipe - Simple Recipe of Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise or Mayo is a basic sauce which is used to make many other sauces, used as a dip, as a spread for sandwiches etc. The key to a great tasting mayo is the freshness of the ingredients that is easily possible when you make it at home.

Tender Coconut - Yelaneer

Tender Coconut - Yelaneer

Tender coconut - The water of the tender coconut makes a cool refreshing drink on a hot summer day. The meat makes a quick snack.

Pineapple Jam - Pineapple Chutney

Pineapple Jam - Pineapple Chutney

Pineapple Jam - A homemade jam made with pineapples that can be served with bread, chappattis or biriyani.

Ghee - Clarified Butter

Homemade Ghee - Clarified Butter

Ghee (Clarified Butter, Neyi, Toop) - Simple recipe for making Ghee at home. Homemade ghee recipe.

Curd (Yogurt, Thayir, Dahi)

How To Make Curd At Home - Yogurt Recipe - Dahi

Homemade Curd - Preparing curd at home is very easy to do even on a daily basis. Here is the step by step instruction for making healthy yogurt (also called dahi or thayir) at home.

Schezwan Sauce

Schezwan Sauce Recipe - Easy Recipe for Preparing Schezwan Sauce

Schezwan Sauce Recipe (Schezuan Sauce Recipe)- Schezwan Sauce is a tasty Indo Chinese Sauce that can be had as a dip or can be used to make noodles or fried rice. Here is an easy to prepare Schezwan Sauce Recipe at simpleindianrecipes.com.

Paneer - Indian Cheese

How To Make Paneer At Home? Homemade Paneer

Paneer preparation At Home - Paneer or Indian cheese made with curdled milk that is used for making many gravies, kebabs etc. Paneer is available easily in supermarkets but making it at home is equally easier. All that is needed is some whole milk, lime juice and a piece of cloth.