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The typical definition for the term "Vegetarian" as used by Tamil people will denote all food items that does not have egg or meat or sea food.

Breakfast is usually vegetarian.

Vegetarian food is consumed during festivals and auspicious days.

Desserts are vegetarian too. Egg is not used in our desserts.

We have organized the recipe list under breakfast, lunch, dinner, sweets and snacks.

The meals are traditionally served on a banana leaf.

There is always a main dish and side dish in our menu.
For eg: For breakfast we will have Idly and sambar. Idly is considered as main dish and Sambar is the side dish. Similarly for lunch, the main dish will be some curry with rice and side dish will be some fry or saute. The meaning of main dish and side dish that Indians use versus what the world uses is a little different.

Popular main dish and side dish of Tamil food include

In between lunch and dinner, we have snack time or tea time. Check out for a wide variety of sweets and snacks here.

The recipes for Vadai is ready. All others are getting prepared. Please visit us again.

Check out this page for more drinks like filter coffee.

We have also lined up some fusion recipes for you.

We are passionate about food. In this website we will talk about South Indian food, particularly Tamil food. We have organized the recipes based on veg and non-veg category or You can browse the photos to check out a recipe. Since we are global Indians, we are including few fusion recipes, experimenting different style of food. On each recipe page, you can click on ingredients/spices to learn more about them.

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The theme for our website title is based on Moringa oleifera, the Miracle tree that can be found in almost all home in the country side of Tamil Nadu.

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