Tamil Food Recipes
India is a distinct country, more popular for culture, heritage and warm hospitality. In South India especially Tamilnadu is famous for Tourist attractions, Tamilnadu pilgrim destinations, Tamilnadu hillstations and Tamilnadu cuisine. The special features of Tamilnadu Cuisine are discussed in this article.
Tamilnadu special Recipes
Tamil Nadu has verity of vegetarian Recipes and non-vegetarian Recipes. The great flavor of Tamilnadu Recipes is from spices and condiments used in Tamilnadu. Coconut, tamarind and asafoetida are very important ingredients used to prepare vegetarian recipes in Tamilnadu style recipes. Garam masala powder is basically from north, it is not preferred much to make Tamil recipes. In Tamil Nadu Coconut oil is usually used for cooking. Varity of Chutneys and mixed spice are served during south Indian lunch to enrich the taste of the meal.
Steamed food Iddli and Sambar is the favorite of many people including other states Kerala, Karnataka and Andrapradesh. Lentils, grains, vegetables are used more in Tamil kitchen, they minimize the cholesterol and healthy too.
Chettinad cuisine also called Chettinadu samayal of Tamil Nadu is popular all over the country. Chettinad Recipe is hot, spicy and gives delicious taste. Chettinad mutton Recipe, Chettinad chicken Recipe, Chettinad fish Recipe Chettinad Pepper Chicken are more popular Tamil dishes Tamil style Mughali food namely Tamilnadu Veritable Biriyaney and Paya are more popular among the Tourists. Paya is a type of spiced trotter's broth good combination for Parathas and Appam.
Delicious Tamilnadu Meals
Tamil Nadu special cuisine, breakfast or Tiffin are idly (steamed rice balls), Varity of dosa and vada(deep fried doughnuts made from a batter of lentils), Tamilnadu pongal,Tamilnadu and uppuma . Most of these breakfast dishes are eaten with coconut chutney and sambar.
Tamilnadu Lunch or Tamil meals consist of cooked rice served with vegetable sambar, chutneys, Rasam, fried vegetables and curd (yogurt). Preparation of Tamilnadu Rasam is quite easy and tasty too. Tamilnadu meals preparations are incomplete without crisp Papads or Appalam.
The non-vegetarian lunch includes Tamilnadu chicken Biriyaney and mutton Biriyaney.
Tamilnadu special Refreshing Drinks
Though the coffee preparation is easy due to instant coffee, Tamil Nadu is popular for the preparation of filter coffee. The Roasted coffee beans are powdered and filtered by adding hot boiled water. The prepared decoction is then added to milk with sugar to taste.
During summer the tender coconut and buttermilk are the delicious Refreshing Drinks
of Tamilnadu especially in Tamilnadu villages.
Tamilnadu Food culture
Recipe of Tamil Nadu is counted among the famous cuisines in India. The taste of tamilnadu food is also enjoyed by foreigners coming to India. Dishes like Idli, Dosa, Sambhar, poriayal and Rasam are the most delicious dishes among the south Indian cuisine. The highlight of south Indian recipe is, sweet Pongal, preparation of sweet Pongal is special during the Harvest festival 'Pongal'. Tamilnadu Food culture is not completed by preparation, it continuous in serving also. Serving the prepared Tamilnadu Breakfast or meal served in Banana leaf is the ancient Tamilnadu Food culture followed till now.
There are many Tamil food websites which gives the details of How to cook Tamil food. The website www.arusuvai.com gives the information of How to prepare Tamil recipes.