Tag: iyersamayal

Amma Inikki Ribbon Pakoda Pannina (Amma made Ribbon Pakoda today)

Amma Inikki Ribbon Pakoda Pannina (Amma made Ribbon Pakoda today)

JUMP TO RECIPE It’s Monday and it’s that time of the day when the morning hustle-bustle is ebbing away. I’ve just concluded the breakfast session, Meera and Arjun have finished their morning lessons and are enjoying a well-deserved break. Raghav’s fast at work. My morning 

BEANS PORIYAL

BEANS PORIYAL

Poriyal or Poduthuval as we call it in my family is a dry side-dish made of vegetables. For this delicious beans poriyal, chopped beans are cooked in a little oil seasoned with mustard seeds and urad dal and it’s finished off with a sprinkling of coconut-green chilies- Jeeragam (Cumin seeds) blend.

ARISI UPMA (SAVORY RICE PORRIDGE)

ARISI UPMA (SAVORY RICE PORRIDGE)

Arisi Upma’s yet another beautiful albeit lesser-known feather in the Iyer Samayal (SouthIndian) culinary hat. This hearty dish is made with pounded rice and lentils.