Muttai Thokku / Egg Thokku

I am an egg addict. I have grown up eating eggs everyday and I have great memories of my mom serving me hot rasam rice and eggs, I literally feel that’s more than enough for me to survive. Having said that I think eggs are very versatile and is a very nutritious food for anyone….

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Prawn Thokku/ Prawn Masala

Prawns is my favorite seafood. I could eat it in every meal. I wanted to share this favorite way of making prawn thokku or prawn masala from my kitchen. I have managed to make a mini video for my viewers too. Hope this helps. Let me explain what thokku means in the first place for…

Hemp Pancakes / hemp recipes

We love eating pancakes on lazy weekends. And my son sometimes wants them in his lunch box! So I keep experimenting with different flavors to make it more nutritious and healthy for him to eat. I have tried many pancakes with vegetables sneaked in such as pumpkin and beets just like those this was totally…

Multigrain ladoo / Millet ladoo / Indian bliss ball

Feeding our body with healthy foods can be hard sometimes. I am busy too many a times during the day i realise being a home maker, a blogger my personal me time is sometimes forgotten. When i mean me time it is the small ways i need to take care of myself such as eating…

Chicken Kuzhambu with coconut milk

This is a very easy version of a traditional Recipe. Mostly this method kuzhambu (curry) is made with mutton back home in India. Every sunday my mother would make mutton kuzhambu and serve it with piping hot Idlies or Dosa. It was a part of childhood expeience for me. Sunday is always special as that…

palak pesarattu

A protein rich savory crepe like dish made with whole green gram (moong beans), mildly spiced with cumin, ginger and green chillies. Often eaten as a breakfast in Andrapradesh and Telangana. It is very healthy as a vegan or vegetarian option for breakfast. Check this easy recipe below. I have added a slight twist to…

Onion Tomato chutney / 15 minutes onion tomato chutney

Chutney is basically like a dip in south India. Its used as a side dish for many main dish like dosa and idli. This is one of my favorite chutneys its so easy to make and truly finger licking good. It is Spicy, tangy side dish made with tomatoes, onions which is always a part…

South Indian Sambar Recipe

There is no south indian breakfast without sambar. Sambar is a tasty delicious vegetables and lentil stew, thats cooked with tamarind and freshly ground sambar powder.  Sambar is served with most breakfast items like dosa, idli, pongal, vada and even for Rice. One thing i like about sambar is so healthy as its rich in…

Eral Thokku / Prawns thokku

  Prawns or shrimps are one of the best seafoods available and its sure my family’s favourite. Am so happy to have finally put this recipe up as its my go to prawn recipe, not to forget my husbands favorite !! He would polish the bowl that i serve it in. After moving to Japan…

Instant Tomato Pickle / Thakkai oorugai

Pickles are an essential condiment in indian cusine. There is no elaborate meal without a small piece of pickle in it. Usually it is a preserved item which adds a lot of good probiotics in to the diet. This recipe is an instant pickle recipe and stores well in the refrigirator. I love to eat…

Poondu puli kuzhambu

This is one of my go to dish when I have no vegetables in hand and we need to eat a happy meal. Chinna vengayam is  otherwise called pearl onions or shallots in other parts of the world is the main ingredient here. Adding Garlic pods generously elevates this dish to the next level. There…

About me

Hi I am Divya bharathi (friends call me DB), I am from Chennai (Madras), a busy coastal city in  south of India. Where I come from food is served as a note of love. As a culture in India, we enjoy serving tasty home cooked meals to our friends and family and take great pride…

Javvarisi Upma / Sabudhana kichidi

Javvarisi Upma or sabudhana kichdi is a popular breakfast dish in India. It is often served as a super food on the fasting days. Javvarisi is nothing but tapioca starch balls and hence is dense in carbohydrates. It is also a very popular first foods for children in India. There are many ways to cook…

Idli Milagai Podi / Idli podi

  Idli milagai podi is a typical South Indian preparation made with roasted lentils, chillies and curry leaves. It is often mixed with sesame oil or ghee and served with Idli or dosa. It is a perfect quick vegetarian breakfast option.I always make a fresh batch of idli milagai podi and store it for a…