“Iruttu Kadai” Poha

Tirunelveli, my birthplace is famous for its “iruttu kadai” halwa. Iruttu means darkness and kadai means shop. There are a series of shops where wheat halwa is made supposedly in darkness or dim light. I guess it’s just a speciality of the place 😊. Today, we just had “iruttu kadai” Poha !! Early morning news … Read more

Re-imagining Traditional Food

For the past 10 days, we have been trying to improve our intake of uncooked fresh vegetables because we realised that while we do eat healthy, the content of uncooked vegetables is very low in our preparations. I tried re-imagining two of our favourite breakfast items – Sabudana Khichadi and Poha. Sabudana Khichadi as Bhel … Read more