KooraPodi/CurryPowder

In most telugu homes, we have this curry powder (koora podi) prepared and kept in an air tight container. This is very versatile podi, as it can be sprinkled on lot of cooked vegetable curries like okra (bendi), tindora (dondakaya), beans, cabbage and capsicum. It also tastes wonderful on eggplant (brinjal) curry; Continue reading

BengalGramChutney

PachiSenagapappuChutney/ChanaDaalChutney

In most homes and almost every restaurant, chutneys for south Indian tiffins include combinations of peanuts, roasted gram daal, coriander leaves, and coconut.  As far as my husband and I am concerned peanut chutney is our favourite alternated once in a while with coconut chutney. But I avoid peanuts and coconuts as both my kids Continue reading

Henna with Acrylic Paints

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Hello friends! I have been seeing this art – Henna with acrylic paints around and was amazed. I have also seen a lady selling glass candle holders with henna art in a craft fair and I thought they looked lovely. This is being done on candles, Continue reading