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Snake gourd curry [Pudalangai Kootu]

Just like other gourds, snake gourd has high water and fibre content; it’s also quite low in calories. It tastes amazing in the humble kootu, an ubiquitous part of every South Indian meal. 121 more words

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Spicy, Sweet and Tangy Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd is known as pavakkai in Tamil and karela in Hindi.

If there is one vegetable which I have never been fond off, then it’s certainly bitter gourd. 309 more words

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The Who. The Why.

Who am I?

Well… I’m a girl. I’m an Indian girl. I’m a South-Indian girl. I’m a South-Indian girl who grew up in North India. I’m a South-Indian girl who can speak decent English. 180 more words

Samai Puli Pongal

Little millet is called as Samai in Tamil, Sama in Telugu, Kutki in Hindi,Same in Kannada, Chama in Malayalam.

Samai is rich in fiber, helps reducing fat, good for bones and muscles. 307 more words


Shallots Rasam

Shallots is also known as madras onions or sambar onions. It is called as chinna vengayam in Tamil.

Shallots sambar is a very common dish. … 224 more words

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Green Mango Rice

The Totapuri mango is widely grown in South India. It is known as Bangalora, Collector, Kallamai, Kili Mooku( in Tamil) Gilli, Mukku, Sandersha and Thevadiyamuthi. 235 more words

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Dried Prawns/ Shrimps and (yellow) Cucumber Recipe

Main ingredients: dried prawns/ shrimps and yellow cucumber.

Preparation: 10 minutes.                   Cook time: 25 minutes (approx).

Serves: 2-3.


  1. ½ cup dried prawns.
  2. 2 medium sized yellow cucumber (peeled and chopped).
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