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Faces Go Chic Lip Gloss in “BubbleGum”

The Faces Go Chic range has an amazing collection of lipsticks and lip glosses  a wide variety of colours to choose from that are available at an affordable price range. I had browsed so many reviews of this range on many blogs and I decided to try a lip gloss 1st and ended up buying this shade J from then on its been my favourite gloss.

Faces GoChic Lip Balm in Bubblegum

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My First ever Lush and Nature’s Co.Buy

“Finally”, ummm may be this should not be the first word to start a post but then I feel this would be the apt word o start this post and to exactly describe my feeling , yes ! “Finally” (again!! Alright ! he he..i won’t repeat it again!) I convinced myself to splurge in a LUSH product 🙂 yay ! have a look at my teeny weeny haul 🙂

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Penne Pasta in Arabiatta Sauce (My style)

I loooveeee pasta 🙂 I somehow developed a special liking for pasta, though I first tasted at home only 🙂 not in a perfect Italian restaurant. I still remember I made my 1st pasta when I was in class 11 🙂 . Penne Pasta in arabiatta sauce(Mys Style) I had watched a cooking show (I don’t remember whose show it was, must be Sanjeev kapoor’s I assume, Continue reading

Gramathu Samayal : Urulai kizhangu Puli kulambu/Village style : Potatoes in Tangy Tamarind Soup

I always  loved the simplicity of village cooking.In TamilNadu,there are so many cuisines, like kongunaadu(Coimbatore,Erode,Salem and other wester parts of Tamilnadu) samaiyal, Nanjil Nadu(kanyakumari District) Samayal,Chettinadu Samaiyaletc. each of these cuisines have a unique way of cooking and use ingredients commonly available in their villages.By watching so many TV shows on TamilNadu Village style Food, and reading so many village recipes, I realised that i is the most simplest and most tastiest food one can ever cook.

Today i prepared this tangy-tangy kulambu for lunch 🙂 my sister and I like such tangy soups,so we both enjoyed this a lot.So if you share the same taste like us, go ahead and try this recipe !! Here in this recipe, I have used very minimal and very basic ingredients, have a look at how I prepared this delicacy.

Ingredients :
Potatoes – chopped into medium sized cubes – 2 Cups
Tamarind Water – 1/2 cup
Onions – Sliced – 2 Medium seized
Tomatoes – Sliced – 2 medium sized
Ginger – 1and1/2 inches – crushed
Turmeric powder – a pinch
redchilli Powder – 2 tsp
Coriander powder –  3 tsp
Salt – As per taste
Water – 2 cups

For seasoning
Oil – 2 table spoons
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Green chillies -chopped – 3 nos

Method

1)Take a wide pressure cooker (or any type pressure cooker),add oil.Once it is hot,add the mustard seeds,and cumin seeds. They will start spluttering.I enjoy this beautiful spluttering sound .Do you? Next add green chillies and saute for a minute.

2)Now add onions ,ginger, tomatoes and potatoes and saute for 5-8 mins ,until the onions turn translucent.Now add turmeric powder,redchilli powder,coriander powder and salt and saute well for another 5 mins.

3) Next add water and presure cook till 3 whistles in medium flame.Allow the pressure to release and open the cooker,check if  the potatoes have become soft and tender, if potatoes have cooked well it increases the taste of the kulambu.Check for salt.

4) Cook uncoverd for 5 mins ,and then add the tamarind water and wait for the soup to boil.When small bubbles appear , turn off the flame and transfer the kulambu to a serving bowl.

5) Ain’t this so easy-peasy?? I am sure it is.So  try this wonderful recipe from the villages of Tamilnadu and relish this delicacy.

I served this kulambu with steamy hot white rice and roasted pepper papad and fresh thick curd for lunch ,with my favourite green chilli pickle.Here are the pics.

Fresh curd,Pepper Papad roasted,Steamy Hot rice and green chillipickle,with the Puli Kulambu

Potatoes in Tangy Tamarind Soup

Urulai Kizhangu Puli Kulambu

Don’t forget to tell me ,how it turned for you !!