Thursday, January 17, 2013

Authentic Cooking Class and Food Safari for Foreigners at Madurai

A great opportunity for foreign visitors to Madurai can understand, learn and get train in the authentic South Indian Cuisine by the hands of our renowned Chef.Raj Mohan M.S.

No words to highlight the beauty of Madurai as like the taste of local cuisine in Madurai never fade out from our memories. The flavours of Madurai mesmerize your heart and tongue, anytime reminds you the word “Madurai”

Our Culinary Expert Chef.Raj Mohan Raghavan M.S demonstrates, teach, train and inspire you by his outstanding recipes which are collected in his years of culinary journey. This class facilitate the participants to learn the traditional Tamil Cooking. The subjects includes the down South Tamilnadu cuisine (Thalavainadu Food), Chettinadu food and the popular dishes of Madurai too.

Madurai is the hub of the "Traditional Tamil Food," here you will get all the popular dishes around Tamilnadu. So that here, we guide and arrange the food safari to foreign guests to visit the best eateries in Madurai to taste the outstanding mouth watering traditional delicacies in reasonable price. This Food Safari brings the foreign guests to understand traditional food of Tamilnadu with live interaction with our Chef. 

Make this visit most remarkable by learning South Indian Foods from temple city, Madurai and also the time you spent with us.

Enjoy the Culinary Extravaganza…. Looking to see you at here

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Friday, January 11, 2013

Pongal Day - Special Recipe

Pongal day Special recipe - Sodhi Pongal

Fry ½ kg of rawrice and 75g of moong dal in ghee, now add thin coconut milk which enough to cook both. Once both cooks well then add sugar and yellow kesari colour. Stir all, finish with thick coconut milk and ginger juice. Mix all around and remove from fire. Just top it up golden fry sultanas and cashewnuts. Serve hot.

Happy Pongal to all my blog readers....

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Suthu Meetai - God of Country Sweet

If you step down in Southern side of Tamil Nadu, you could see two feet tall beautifully stack up Suthu meetai at any direction you turn around. It is known here in different names such as Sembu meetai, Sreeni Meetai, Karuppati Meetai, Festival Meetai. 

Suthu Meetai is the sweet exchange by bride and groom family as a marriage gift while visiting each other’s house. Suthu Meetai presence is must for all temple festival celebrations. This Suthu meetai is completely relate to the life and culture of Nadar Community.

Suthu Meetai is most commonly available in the flavour and coat of Palm Jaggery and Sugar. But palm jaggery meetai stole the hearts of people who enjoys its taste, but depression in palm business made available of Palm jaggery based Sreeni Meetai is little tough these days. Tiruchendur and Sattur are the Southern cities in Tamilnadu which address for this unique country sweet.

Uruttu Uzhundam Paruppu (whole urad dal) is used for making, it is known as Kuthu Paruppu here. They make powder out of 200g urad dal and slight coarsely done with 11/2 Kg of Raw rice separately. Then they combining 60g dosa batter and another 100g of urad dal batter well and allow to fermenting overnight.

Next this fermented mixture is nicely folding with urad dal and raw rice powder. Further it is taking to the little thicker dosa batter consistency and rests this mixture for fermentation up to 3 hours.
Two kadai’s are used, one is filled with groundnut oil for deep frying and another with consistent sugar syrup or palm jaggery syrup. They have special apparatus for piping the batter, it is a brass or bronze cup (sembu in Tamil) have small hole underneath.
Subsequently fill this sembu with meetai batter and it should pipe in to continuous narrow round shape. It should be piped along the side of kadai then only get the beautiful and perfect shape of meetai.
Take out suthu meetai from oil without changing its original whitish colour and must the inner is cooked. Drop it in to the boiling sugar syrup and allow to bath for 5 minutes. Stacking or arranging the Sreeni Meetai is a technological one, Sreeni meetai is neatly arrange in the plate as tall in round shape after that meetai surface is heavily brushed with thick sugar syrup. Once it dried up this syrup coating gives new look to the Meetai. This is a technology of stacking and end.
Also this traditional sweet is available in very cheap rate.
Sure, the taste compromises and makes your tongue dance.
Have a tasty peek to Suthu Meetai.