Tips on Indian Cooking When I started cooking first I had to learn everything by trial and error. These are some of my recipes for my daughters who are both newly married [:-)] whenever they feel nostalgic for Mom's cooking. Others are also welcome !
Glossary of Ingredients English, Hindi and Tamil Terms
Aniseed - Saunf, Sombu
Bay Leaf-Tej Patta, Brinji Ilai
Bengal Gram Dal-Chana Dal, Kadalai Paruppu
Black Gram Dal-Udid Dal, Uluthamparuppu
Coriander-Dhania, Kothamalli thool
Curry Leaves-Kadipatha, Karuveppilai
Green Chillis-Hari Mirch, Pachai Milagai
Green Gram Dal-Moong dal, Payathamparuppu
Peppercorns-Kali Mirch, Milagu
Poppy Seeds-KhusKhus, kasakasa
Raisin-Kismis, ularndha Dhrakshai
Red Chillis-Lal Mirch, Varamilagai
Sesame Seeds-Til, Ellu
Tur Dal-Arhar ki Dal, Thuvaramparuppu
Try the Recipes!
The ingredients will be in a different colour from the text. My recipes are mainly for the benefit of my two daughters who keep their laptop on the counter, google for recipes and follow them to cook any dish-and they are very good at it too! :-) - Just when they want to try out home food! If others also find them useful, they are welcome!