Pani varagu Menthiyam Dosa | Proso millets and methi seeds dosa

millets dosa, proso millets methi dosa

Millets and fenugreek !! There cannot be a more healthier mix to make delicious soft, porous , crispy edged  and soft centred dosas  to satisfy all dosa lovers  .  The  scent of the ground fenugreek seeds  and the amazing  colour of the dosa is sure tempting .If you are a die hard dosa fanatic, then… 

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Olan ( Kerala Vishu Sadya Recipe with winter melon )

Olan, kerala vishu sadya recipe

Olan is a family favorite and I make it  as often as possible . With the simplicity of preparation and the ingredients it can be made many times and will not be overpowering as the flavors of the coconut milk is so subtle, creamy and any age can enjoy this easy dish without any health… 

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Karadayan Nombu ( Karadayan adai )..March 2019

This year the date for karadayan  Nombu  15 March 2019 date  is between 5:15 AM and 5:45 AM on March 15 before sunrise (India Standard Time). The exact time of Panguni month beginning is at 5:40 AM on March 15. savithri nombu, karadayan nombu..Savithri pleading with Lord Yama to save her husbands life Karadayan Nonbu… 

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CURRY LEAVES KOZHAMBU | KARUVEPILLAI KOZHAMBU

curry leaves kozhambu

The humble curry leaf is packed with incredible nutrients to combat so many ailments and diseases that it’s no wonder our moms and grandmas included it in as many dishes as  possible mainly as a garnishing and even added some in rasam podi and sambar podi while grinding the podi in bulk . Sadly we… 

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Millet flour Dahi vadas ( Faraali recipe )

vrat recipes, upwas recipes

This Faraali recipe / Fasting Recipe for Dahi vadas is adapted from Tarla Dalal with some changes. Sanwa  millet   is an annual grass cultivated in Japan and South East Asia. In many parts of the world Sanwa has been used in food products like porridge, breads ,cakes and cookies. It comes from the millet family… 

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Kurukku Kalan-Katti Kalan|Sadhya Kalan recipe | Onam vishu recipes

kurukku kalan,katti kalan,

Kurukku kalan is an inevitable dish in the grand sadya meal course served in Kerala during festivals of Onam and Vishu. There is another variety of kalan which is loose in consistency and is usually prepared for mixing with rice, whereas kurukku kalan is a concentrated thickened yogurt spiced gravy usually cooked with nendrankai, (… 

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Mixed lentils and spice mix Four in one recipe ….( .Time savers recipe )

4 in 1 recipe

A mixed lentil s pack  with some spices ground coarsely makes up as the basic mix which can be used to make Adai, Masala Vadai /fritter/dal vadas , Paruppu Usili  the famous lentil crumble which South Indians are known to use with their veggies thus making it more healthier and protein rich and also koftas… 

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SPICY GREEN TOMATO CHUTNEY ( NORTH KARNATAKA )

green tomatoes chutney

                                               Spicy green raw tomato chutney is another great favourite side dish or dip for wholesome jowar bhakris or chapatis . I also like to have it with dosas and idlis . For… 

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Chow Chow Thogayal / A spicy chutney using chayote / chow chow ..Two ways

chow chow chutney / thogayal . chayote chutney

Chayote is popular in South Indian cuisine. It is popularly referred to as “Bangalore brinjal (Bengaluru vankayya)”, called in Kannada as “seeme badanekai” – brinjal/eggplant/aubergine of the plateau. It is used in vegetable stews like “sambar” and “palya”. In Tamil cuisne it is popularly used in various kootu recipes with lentils , and also as… 

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Onion Tomato Chutney..Three ways for Idlis, Dosas

tomato onion chutney

Delicious ways to make tomato onion chutneys , very small differences in method yet tastes amazing both ways . I have also given a recipe for only onion chutney below and that also taste equally yummy . The third onion chutney was posted about 5 years ago, i have updated the same post with two… 

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