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Home made Ghee Recipe, Home made Ghee from cultured butter

Home made Ghee Recipe, Home made Ghee from cultured butter

Homemade ghee made by collecting the malai / cream from milk. The cream is then cultured / fermented to make butter and the butter is then made into ghee. Indian ghee is an emotion for a lot of us. Indian ghee is always made with cultured butter. The fermentation...

How to shred and store coconut in the freezer

How to shred and store coconut in the freezer

Coconut is the backbone of traditional south Indian cooking and not a day goes by without fresh coconut. During the yesteryear joint family days, a family would go through anywhere between one to two coconuts every single day. One of the main chore those days in the...

How to grate Coconut, How to Shred Coconut in a Mixie / Blender

How to grate Coconut, How to Shred Coconut in a Mixie / Blender

Coconut is an indispensable ingredient in a South Indian Kitchen. Grating fresh coconut can be done in many ways. Traditionally an instrument called "Aruvamanai" is used in Tamilnadu where the coconut is broken and the meat is scraped with the help of aruvamanai. Here...

sprouting mung beans moong at home, how to sprout mung beans

sprouting mung beans moong at home, how to sprout mung beans

Even though ready made sprouted mung bean is easily available, sprouting mung bean is one of the most easiest things to do at home. One does not need any special equipment to do this. This method works well for mung beans - moong beans. Traditionally they would allow...

Coconut Milk Recipe, Homemade Coconut Milk From Scratch

Coconut Milk Recipe, Homemade Coconut Milk From Scratch

Recipe for homemade coconut milk from scratch. A basic essential ingredient used in a lot of Indian curries. Coconut milk is one of the basic ingredients used in a lot of South Indian curries. Canned coconut milk is gaining popularity in the south Indian kitchens, but...

How to De-seed Pomegranate and Pomegranate Apple Juice

How to De-seed Pomegranate and Pomegranate Apple Juice

De-seeding Pomegranate is usually a messy affair for everyone. But it need not be. I found that this method is very easy, less messy and quick when compared to all other methods. The seeds don't get crushed like in some methods and there aren't stains and splashes all...

Popular Indian Chillies

Popular Indian Chillies

Cooking without Indian Chillies in India is like cooking without fire. We are the kings of spice. The substance that gives chillies their heat and intensity when eaten is called capsaicin. Its mainly found in the seeds of the chillies. So if you want the flavor but...

Make soft Idli using Rice Rava – Mixie Method

Make soft Idli using Rice Rava – Mixie Method

Make soft Idli using Idly Rava or Rice Rava - Mixie / blender Method. Fool proof recipe for making batter from scratch that will produce the softest idlis. Recipe for idly dosa batter. After the post How to make Soft Idli Recipe I have been receiving a lot of comments...

What is Atta and why its different from Western Wheat Flour

What is Atta and why its different from Western Wheat Flour

Indian wheat is high in protein and belongs to the aestivum variety used by everyone in the world for making great bread. So whole wheat bread loaves in India should work right? Why my atta bread just doesn't work the way I want it to? Why is it dense and crumbly? I...

How to make Soft Idli Recipe

How to make Soft Idli Recipe

NOTE I have shared the tips and tricks for soft idli batter here below. This article also has answers for a lot of frequently asked questions. Please refer to this article and I am sure most of your doubts will be answered. Tips and Tricks for a better idli. If you...

Toasted Nuts, How to toast nuts, Easy toasted nuts recipe

Toasted Nuts, How to toast nuts, Easy toasted nuts recipe

Toasted Nuts Toasting Nuts brings out their full flavor and gives them a more pronounced taste, since it releases their natural oils. Easy Toasted Nuts recipe for toasting nuts in an oven or a stove top. Toasting Nuts brings out their full flavor and gives them a more...