Tea Kadai Coconut Cookies

Hola friends today am up with another easy peasy recipe.I love to bake goodies which yum and healthy too. This cookie is particularly found road side small tea shops or tea kadai. They very easy to make and yes tastes yum. So here’s the recipe hope all will enjoy making and eating it.



1 cup whole wheat flour

1/4 cup grated fresh coconut roasted till golden brown

1/2 cup  sugar powder along with 2-3 cardamoms

1/2 cup butter

1/2 tsp baking powder

3-4 tbsp milk

1/2 cup sugar for coating cookies.


In a clean vessel and add butter and sugar and whip it till mixed well. Add in whole wheat flour, roasted coconut and baking powder and combine well. Add milk 1 tbsp at a time and knead into a soft dough.


Form a log out of this dough and keep it in fridge for some time.IMG_20170707_103208942_HDR

Cut the log in equal size cookies and coat well with sugar.IMG_20170707_111207399

Bake these cookies at 180 degree preheated oven for 20- 25 min or till light golden brown.img_20170707_1201061.jpg


Nattu Kozhi Rasam/ Country Chicken Soup South Indian Style

Hello friends am back again so today’s menu is rasam and rice. It’s no ordinary rasam it’s country chicken rasam. Steaming hot and oh so good if you have a sore throat or cold.


1/4 kilo chicken with bones
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 cup water after boiling dal

To be grounded
1 tsp pepper
1 dry red chili
1/2 tsp urad dal
1 tsp cumin seed
1 tsp fennel seed
2 garlic cloves.
1 tsp ghee

For tempering
1 small tomato chopped
1 green chili slit
2 garlic cloves
1 small lemon sized tamarind soaked
1/4 tsp asafoetida
1/2 tsp pepper
2 cloves
1 cardamom
2 tsp sesame oil
1 spring curry leaves
1 tsp chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste.

Pressure cook chicken with salt, turmeric and dal water till cooked.

Now in a pan heat ghee and all ingredients mentioned under to be grounded list and saute till it releases nice aroma cool it and ground into coarse powder.

Now in the same pan add sesame oil and add pepper, cloves and cardamom and lightly saute it.

Next add in curry leaves, green chili,chopped tomatoes and garlic. Add salt to ease the process.

Once sauted add the tamarind juice and let it boil for some time.


Next add in cooked chicken and let it boil nicely.

When it starts to boil add the grounded rasam powder and mix well.

Add in salt if needed and corriander leaves and switch off the gas.

Serve hot.