Mango/Maa vathal

Mango vathal: We get plenty of seasonal vegetables like mango, brinjal, flat beans and cluster beans in the market during the month of May and June, the hot season. This climate is favorable for drying the seasonal vegetables to make it as  vathals. Normally the price of these vegetables increases during the off-season. Achis of…

Killu vathal

Killu vadam/kanji vathal: skill level-Easy Time to exploit the hot summer, sun-dried vegetables and vathal are popular in Chettinad, torrid climate of this region helps in a great deal for drying. Seasonal vegetables are processed and dried in the sun light and stored for approximately a year of usage. Vegetables like brinjal, cluster beans, flat…

Kuzh vadagam-2

Kuzh vadagam-2: Time to exploit the hot summer,sun dried vegetables and vathal are popular in chettinad, torrid climate of this region helps a great deal in drying.Seasonal vegetables are processed and dried in the sun light and stored for approximately a year of usage.Vegetables like,brinjal,cluster beans,flat beans,mango, even meat (uppukandam),vathal like Kuzhu vathal,Killu vathal,kanji vathal,vengaya…

Kuzh vadagam

Kuzh vadagam: 1 Time to exploit the hot summer,sun dried vegetables and vathal are popular in chettinad, torrid climate of this region helps in great deal.Seasonal vegetables are processed and dried in the sun light and stored for approximately a year of usage.Vegetables like,brinjal,cluster beans,flat beans,mango, even meat (uppukandam),vathal like Kuzhu vathal,Killu vathal,kanji vathal,vengaya vadagam,mithukka…

Thalippu Vengaya Vadagam

Vengaya Vadagam: In Tamil Nadu, traditional Thalippu Vadagam  is used as an instant seasoning in some dishes like kara kuzhambu/sambar/kootu. Thisvadagam can also be used to prepare a nice chutney/thuvayal. It goes well as a side dish to idli/dosa and also with hot steamed rice. Thalippu Vadagam also known as Vengaya Vadagam is an authentic and aromatic spice of Chettinad, made by…