Mutton Vellai Kurma – Tamil Nadu Style White Mutton Curry

Try this delicious coconut-based mutton delicacy that is super simple and bursting with flavors!   Ingredients: Mutton with bones – 1/2 kg Shallots/pearl onions- 10, thinly sliced Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tsp Green chilies-2 Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Freshly grated coconut – 1/2 cup Poppy seeds – 1 tsp Cashew nuts – 5 Fennel

Chidambaram Kathirikkai Gothsu / South Indian Brinjal & Lentils Curry

A divine treat for your taste buds – this traditional South Indian side dish from the famous town of Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu is made with brinjal & lentils that pairs perfectly with idli or dosa on your breakfast routine!   Ingredients: Brinjal/eggplants- 4, cut into small cubes Yellow lentils /moong dal- 1/2 cup Pearl

Udupi Hotel Style Sambar

A flavorful lentil based vegetable stew that is mildly sweet and spicy & acts as a great accompaniment to dosas and idlis!   Ingredients : Toor dal/split pigeon peas – 1 cup Shallots – 10-12, thinly sliced Carrots – 2, cut into medium cubes Potato-1, cut into medium cubes Drumstick – 2, cut into medium

Beetroot Poriyal (Thoran) / Tamil Brahmin Style Beetroot Stir Fry

Healthy, tasty, & colorful, steamed beets stir fry with coconut and spices that is easy to prepare and nutritious too!   Ingredients : Beetroots – 2, peeled & chopped into small cubes Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Sambar powder – 2 tsp Urad dal/split and husked black gram – 1 tsp Channa dal/bengal gram- 1/2 tsp 1

Urulai Kizhangu Varuval / Spicy Chettinad Style Potato Roast

A very easy & flavorful recipe that tastes extremely delicious with the addition of roasted aromatic spices to tickle your taste buds!   Ingredients: Potatoes – 3, boiled, peeled, and diced into cubes Fennel powder – 1/2 tsp Red chili powder – 2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tsp Dry red

Rameswaram Hotel Chola Style Fisherman’s Fish Curry

On the eastern side of the Indian peninsula, fronting the Bay of Bengal, is a small town in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu- Rameswaram-which is famous of its regional toothsome delicacies. Try making this special fisherman’s curry and relish the unique taste!     Ingredients: King fish steaks – 500 g Mustard seeds

Thala Ajith Style Chicken Biryani

This recipe belongs to the famous South Indian Tamil Actor- Ajith. This is a dum style biryani where the masala is cooked and mixed with partially cooked rice and put on dum. The ingredients are simple, but the aroma and the taste of the biryani makes is awesome. Ingredients: Spices  Cardamom – 2 pods Cloves

Chettinad Style Carrot Sambar / Lentil-Based Vegetable Soup with Carrots in Chettinad Style

Sambar is a very popular South Indian spicy lentil soup, the quintessential accompaniment to idlis, vadas, and dosas, & a favourite among South Indians. The vintage sambar recipe is revamped with a fresh addition of carrots. Ingredients: Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu/Yellow pigeon peas split lentil – 1/2 cup Carrots – 1 cup, sliced and cut into fine

Tamilnadu Style Muslim Chicken Biriyani

In Chennai-Tamil Nadu, Muslim Chicken Biryani is also called as Bai Biryani which is specially served at the Muslim weddings.    Ingredients 2 cups basmati rice 1/2 kg chicken with bone 4 tsbp oil 2 sticks cinnamon 2 cardamom 2 cloves 2 onion, finely sliced 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 pod garlic 2 inch piece