Daddojanam is my fav. prasadam 🙂 It’s a kind of prasadam for me first rather than a tasteful dish. Prasadam is usually an edible food that is first offered to the deity and then distributed in his/her name to their followers as their precious gift. After performing any puja(Offering prayers), the deity is offered with this Prasadam. The word prasadam means ‘Mercy’. Receiving prasadam means, receiving God’s mercy to destroy all miseries. Specially in this Dhanurmasam period, Kattu Pongal, Bellam Pongali and Daddojanam are the three different dishes that we consider to offer as a Prasadam to Lord Vishnu. Now, about the dish, it’s veryRead More →

Hello and welcome back! I am a big fan of variety of Rice. Sometimes, few rice recipes does help the lazybones too.. one like me!!  Sauté all your desired vegetables along with one bay leaf, season them with the spices you like +chilli +salt, drop in the rice, cook and serve with curd.. and tht’s it! Quick and tasty isn’t it?? This is what I serve myself on a lazy afternoon. And today, I am here with one beautiful rice recipe. Term it as Kothimeera annam, cilantro rice or coriander rice. It’s all the same. Cilantro in this recipe is obviously the key ingredient andRead More →

Tamarind Rice / Chintapandu Pulihora

This is my most most favorite dish.. always! I believe.. this recipe lures almost every South Indian. “Chinthapandu Pulihora” (Also called Puliogare in Tamil) is a very famous and traditional South Indian dish. Almost prepared on every festival day.  A very simple recipe which includes just “ONE” key and main ingredient Tamarind.  And, the Rice turns out unimaginably yummy!  There are also several variations in preparing this dish. For now.., I have brought here a regular recipe. Check this.. Happy Cooking!! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup uncooked rice 1/2 cup thick tamarind pulp 5 medium size slit chillies Pinch of Asafoetida/inguva/hing – for flavor and aromaRead More →