Friday, December 30, 2011


Hi friends, 

Happy New Year ..... I pray god for all the prosperity in your lives this year.... Let's be Happy and make others happy....

Let's value the time and make worth of it :)

Love you all... Preethi Ram :)

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Poori - Yummy recipe

  • Oil - to fry the poori
  • Wheat Flour - 1cup
  • Luke warm water - 1/4 cup
  • Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • Sugar - 1/4 tsp
1. Take a bowl, add the dry ingredients (Flour. salt. and sugar) and mix them well.
2. Add water little by little and mix them well to make a soft dough.
3. Do not make it sit for hours. You can make the dough and immediately you can make pooris.
4. Divide the dough into small balls and then roll them into small circles.
 5. Heat the oil, and when the oil is ready then put one by one and fry them.
6. Press slowly, and that'll make your pooris puff.
7. then puffy pooris are ready to serve. 
8. This goes well with Potato Masala or Channa Masala.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Happy Karthigai and Hand-Made Diyas

Hi friends,

It's been a long time i posted my creations before you. Here today i'm posting my Karthigai celebrations i had last friday with the agal vilaku(Diyas) i prepared....
Happy Karthigai.... I really like this day u know... because it will be so bright and wow to have lights lit up everywhere in our house will make us feel so happy ... isn't it :)

Here it is... i hope you all will like it...

Hope you really liked it.. Please post your comments which will really help me to improve myself.... Thanks for dropping in.....

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Baby Potato Fry

Hi friends,

This is my husband's favorite fry. It's so delicious and very easy to prepare. This recipe is how my Chitappa Ravi does with baby potatoes. Lots of fans for his baby potaot fry in our family. He is a great cook too...


  • Baby Potato - 25 nos
  • Chilli powder - 1tsp
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Hing - 1/4 tsp
  • oil - 1 tsp for seasoning
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urud dal - 1/4 tsp 
  • Oil - to fry the baby potatoes

1. Take a pan, add water, salt and baby potatoes and boil them until the potatoes are cooked well.
2. Then peel the skin off from the potatoes and fry them in oil till they are getting golden brown color.
3. Then keep them aside and let the oil drain.
4. Then take a pan, add 1 tsp of oil and heat it.
5. Once the oil is ready, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urud dhal, hing, curry leaves, and turmeric powder and saute well. 
6. Then add the fried baby potatoes to it and add 1 tsp of chilli powder. Then saute them well till the baby potatoes are finely coated and fried. (might be for 2 mins)
7. That's it yummy and mouthwatering baby potato fry is ready.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Gypsy Potato Curry - GPC :)

Ingredients : 

  • Potato - 3 ( peeled, cubed and boiled )
  • Onion - 1/2 finely chopped
  • Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - as required
  • Chilli powder -  1 tsp
  • Round Red chillies  - 3 to 4
  • Roasted gram flour - 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few strings
  • Oil - 2 - 3 tbsp


1. Take a pan, add the oil and heat it.
2. Once the oil is ready, add the curry leaves and when the spluter sound is done, add the red chilli and saute them well. 
3. Then add the finely chopped onion and then saute them till they are transparent (Don't turn the onion brwon).
4. Once they are done, add the boiled, cubed potatoes and add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and saute them well for 5 minutes.
5. Keep on frying that till the corners of potato becomes blunt. That's when you add the roasted gram powder.
6. After adding that saute them well and keep frying for 3 minutes and then yummy GPC - Gypsy Potato Curry is ready to serve.
This goes well with rice and rotis. Hope you'll enjoy this. And sure kids are going to love this .

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Yennai Kathrikkai Kara Kuzhambu

  • Oil - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander Seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Red Chillies - 2
  • Onion - 1 (Long sliced)
  • Tomato - 1 (Optional)
  • Brinjals - 5 -6 nos
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 2 strings
  • Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
  • Tamarind extract - 1 cup
  • Pottukadalai - 1 tbsp powdered
  • Coconut powder - 1 tbsp
  • Jaggery - little quantity
  • Coriander leaves and curry leaves - to garnish
  • Salt - as required


1. Take a pan, add oil and roast  coriander seeds,  cumin seeds,  pepper,  red chillies until raw smell goes away.
2. Then saute half of the onion until it gets transparent (do not roast the onions too much) and then grind it along with the above roasted spices to a fine paste and set aside. 

3. Then cut the whole brinjal into 4 slits with the stem remain intact.
4. Then saute the brinjals in oil till it is well fried and set aside.
5. In the same oil, temper some mustard seeds, curry leaves
6. Then saute the finely chopped onion. (You can even add some sliced tomatoes if you wish and cook till the tomatoes are getting soft.)
7. Add salt, and a pinch of turmeric powder.
8. Then add the ground paste to the gravy.  Saute until oil leaves the sides.
9. Add 1 cup tamarind juice and let it cook for 1 min. Then put the fried brinjals and cover it and cook until brinjals are well done.
10. Add the powdered pottu kadalai and saute well. 
11. Once the oil literally leaves the sides, add little jaggery to it and cook for another 5 minutes. Once done switch the stove off and garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice. You'll never believe ... such a yuumy dish u know.
Hope you all like my recipe. Feel free to post comments and ideas, so that i can improve my blog... :)