Sunday, June 07, 2009

Tamil Kitchen Virgin's Survival Manual - Vegetarian

Click the image on the left to see the cookbook. This cookbook focuses on basic Tamil recipes anyone can cook up on the very first try. Absolutely no knowledge / skill is assumed on the part of the reader. The following recipes are listed in this cookbook. 

No Cook recipes :
Podi (Spiced powder)
Paruppu Thogayal ( Spiced paste)
Thayir pachadi ( Raw yogurt curry)
Thenga Thogayal ( Blended coconut curry) 

Simple Curries :
Kulambu ( Tamarind stew) 
Sambar( Tamarind – lentil stew)
Poriyal ( Dry vegetable curry)

Lentil curries
Paruppu( Plain boiled lentils)
Paruppu Kadayal (Mashed, Spiced lentils)

 Coconut Curries :
Kootu ( coconut – cumin curry)
Paruppu kootu : ( coconut – cumin lentil curry)
Aviyal( Mixed vegetables in coconut – yogurt curry)    
More Kulambu ( Coconut – yogurt stew)   

Light Dishes :
Aval Upma (Stir fried rice flakes) : 
Bread Upma (Stir fried bread)
Making Idli (fermented & steamed  rice cakes) 
Lemon rice
Coconut rice
Mint rice
Curd rice

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much, my husband is Tamil and a pure vegetarian twice a week. Suddenly life seems so much easier thanks to your recipes !

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