Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Tag and Awards!!!

Thanks  to Sarah and sireesha for passing on these two wonderful awards to me and 

My dear friend priya has tagged me..thanks dear!

The Rules:

1. Link the person who tagged you.

2. Post the rules on your blog.

3. Share the ABCs of you.

4. Tag 4 people at the end of your post by linking to their blogs.

5. Let the 4 tagged people know that they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their website.

6. Do not tag the same person repeatedly but try to tag different people, so that there is a big network of bloggers doing this tag.

The Tag:

1. A – Available/Single? Married 

2. B – Best friend? Archana

3. C – Cake or Pie? Cake

4. D – Drink of choice? Coffee

5. E – Essential item you use every day?  computer  

6. F – Favorite color?blue and black

7. G – Gummy Bears Or Worms? worms

8. H – Hometown? God's own country (kerala)

9. I – Indulgence? Chocolates and sweets 

10. J – January or February? February(my little angel's birthday)

11. K – Kids & their names? 1 Daughter - Krishya

12. L – Life is incomplete without? Family

13. M – Marriage date?July 02nd,2006

14. N – Number of siblings?None

 15. O – Oranges or Apples? Apple

16. P – Phobias/Fears? Fears

17. Q – Quote for today? B Happy always:-)

18. R – Reason to smile? My Family

19. S – Season? Winter

20. T – Tag 4 People?

21. U – Unknown fact about me?unknown

22. V – Vegetable you don't like? Beans

23. W – Worst habit? forgetting things and Anger

24. X – X-rays you've had? 1time

25. Y – Your favorite food? chicken fry 

26. Z – Zodiac sign?sagittarius

I have tagged 4 blogger friends





Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Spicy Chettinad chicken


Chicken -  500gms

Onion - 1no

Tomato - 1no

Ginger&garlic paste - 1tsp

Mustard seeds - 1tsp

Coriander & curry leaves - to garnish

Salt - to taste

Oil -3tsp

To grind:

Cloves - 2nos

Funnel seeds - 1tsp

Pepper corns - 1tsp

Red chilly - 4 nos

Patta - medium size

Cumin - 1tsp

Coriander seeds - 1tsp

Poppy seeds - 1/2tsp

Heat a kadai without oil, fry the above ingredients..after it cool,  grind them into fine powder


1)Heat oil in a Kadai, add mustard seeds then add onion  and add ginger&garlic paste saute them for few mins till raw smell goes

2)Add tomato fry till oil separates

3)Then add the grinded masala powder to it and add little water boil them for 3-4mins 

4)Add chicken to it and cooks them for 10-15mins(if u need u can also add coconut milk after chicken becomes soft)

5)Finally garnish with coriander & curry leaves

This food item goes well with: chappathi,rice and naan

Monday, August 17, 2009


Hi Friends...

I am very happy to receive the fabulous blog award from my dear friend Sangii of Simply Delicious. Thanks a lot my friend...Its such a great support and encouragement.

I would love to pass on this award to my following blogger friends...















Thursday, August 13, 2009

Cake Pauk


Maida  - 1cup

Sugar - 2cups

Water - 1/2cup

Butter - 2tsp

Cardamom - 2nos

Ghee - 4tsp

Orange essence - few drops


1)Heat a pan, add maida and butter fry until the flour turns light brown and keep aside

2)Heat another kadai, pour water boil it and add sugar till it becomes one thread consistency(thick syrup)

3)Add maida, ghee(3tsp), essence and cardamom and stir well until it becomes thick paste and nonsticky

4)Spread one tsp of ghee in a tray and pour the above paste into it

5) Allow it to cool for 1/2hr and cut it into desired shape

6)Decorate with cashwnets as topping

cake pauk going for sweets and sovouries event hosted by saras corner

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Fried rice


Basmati Rice - 1 cup

cabbage, capsicum, carrots, beans, spring onions, onions

Ginger&garlic paste - 1/2tsp (if required)

Pepper powder -  1 tsp

Soy sauce - 1 tbsp

Oil - 2tsp

Salt - to taste


1) Cook basmati rice, do not overcook and keep aside

2) Cut all the vegetables into small pieces and keep aside

3) Heat oil in a pan and add onions saute for few mins, then add ginger&garlic paste fry till raw smell goes 

4) Then add all vegetables one by one heat them for 5mins.

5) Add soy sauce, salt and rice into it and mix them well.

6) Finally add black pepper powder and garnish with spring onions.

Fried rice is ready to serve. The food will taste better  if served hot. 

This yummy fried rice is going for rice feast .

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Awards and a Tag

Padma of Padma's recipes ,ganga of My favourite foods and priya of priyas recipes have passed me Kreative Blog AWARD: One Lovely Blog AWARD: I love your blog Award, and Tag... Thank you so much dear friends for your tag and awards... :) 


1. What is your current obsession?


2. What are you wearing today?


3. What’s for dinner?

Dosa and coconut chutney

4. What’s the last thing you bought?


5. What are you listening to right now?

Listening to music

6. What do you think about the person who tagged you?

Both of them cooks well and have lot of new recipes

7. If you could have a house totally paid for, fully furnished anywhere in the world, where would you like it to be?


8. What are your must-have pieces for summer?

Cotton dresses

9. If you could go anywhere in the world for the next hour, where would you go?


10. Which language do you want to learn?

11. Who do you want to meet right now?

My parents

12. What is your favourite colour?

13. What is your favourite piece of clothing in your own closet?


14. What is your dream job?

HR Manager

15. What’s your favourite magazine?


16. If you had $100 now, what would you spend it on?

Buy something for my husband and baby

17. What do you consider a fashion faux pas

Wearing too small dress

18. Who are your style icons?

19. Describe your personal style?


20. What are you going to do after this?

Play with my baby

21. What are your favourite movies?

Alaipayuthey(tamil movie) and classmates (malayalam movie)

22. What inspires you?


23. Give us three styling tips that always work for you:

Simplicity and smile

24. Coffee or tea?


25. What do you do when you are feeling low or terribly depressed?

Listen to music

26. What is the meaning of your name?

Really dont now

27. Which other blogs you love visiting?

All blogs

28. Favorite Dessert/Sweet?


29. Favorite Season?


The rules are:
Respond and rework – answer the questions on your own blog, replace one question that you dislike with a question of your own invention, and add one more question of your own. Then tag eight or ten other people.

I would like to share this awards and tag with.









Saturday, August 1, 2009

Rava Masala Vada

Weekend special


Chenna dal (kadalai parupu) - 100 gms 

Rava - 5tsp

Onion chopped - 1no(Medium size)

Garlic flakes - 2nos (if required) 

Red chilly - 2nos

Coriander & curry leaves - as required

Funnel seeds - 1/2tsp

Cumin seeds - 1/2tsp

Hing - a pinch

Oil - to fry

Salt - to taste


1)Soak the chenna dal with water for 2hrs

2)Then grind the chenna dal(keep aside 3tsp soaked chenna dal) and red chillies coarsely

3)Add chopped onion, rava(2tsp), garlic, coriander, curry leaves, funnel seeds, cumin seeds, hing and salt to the mixture and also 3tsp soaked chenna dal

4)Make small balls and flattern them..then roll it over the balance rava.

5)Then heat oil in a pan and deep fry the vadas untill it turns golden brown

Rava masala vada ready to serve. Surely kids will like this food mainly because it will be crispy to eat.


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