Millet Rava Rotti ( Akki rotti style )

Akki rotti is a very popular healthy breakfast dish in many states , mostly in Karnataka using rice flour , and rava rotti is another popular breakfast or lunch staple enjoyed in many Southern states . There are many healthy variations using some vegetables or leafy greens . Whichever way , this form of rotti… 

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Instant Dal Mix ( Ready to cook ) Travel recipes

instant dal mix

Who doesnt like food that can be cooked instantly or without much labour . More so if you are a constant traveler missing out on delicious home made foods . Almost every family has few members who are travelling on work, business trips or kids living abroad , surviving on campus foods , craving for… 

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Brinjal Pickle | (Vankaya Avakaya Pachadi)

brinjal pickle

Delicious brinjal pickle that can be relished almost immediately as the fried brinjals are tender , the oil and spices mix well in an hour , for best taste , you can use after 24 hours . As brinjals are available through the year , we can make in small batches. I never thought i… 

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Roasted Red and green bell pepper chutneys

This post has two recipes , one for roasted red bell pepper chutney and the other recently added green bell pepper chutney . Roasted red bell pepper chutney :  In this recipe Iam using roasted bell peppers which Iam greatly fond of by making a chutney using gram dal, roasted pepper and some coconut. This… 

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Vazhakkai Podimas | Raw Banana curry

raw banana curry , vazhakkai podimas

There are so many ways to cook raw plantains , but we prefer this podimas , which is nothing but grated raw plantains spiced mildly with minimal ingredients . The raw plantains may be pressure coked or in a pan , i prefer the open cooking as the plantains need to be removed from hot… 

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Beet Root Pachadi ( Kerala Festival recipe |Raita )

Beetroot Pachadi is one of the side dishes  or a dip prepared during the festive lunch  of Onam, Vishu and even for Tamil New Year . Pachadi in the South Indian version is basically a grated , cooked  vegetable used to mix with yogurt, and a spiced coconut ground paste is added to give a… 

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Mathanga Eriseri | Yellow pumpkin ( Vishu Sadya Recipe )

Erisei , Vishu sadya recipe ,Mathanga Eriseri , yellow pumpkins eriseri

This is a popular dish from Kerala and is almost always prepared as part of the Sadya. The varieties of making eriseri are many and combination with different vegetables. The most popular erisseri made are the chena (yam) and green plantain (vazhakkai),the yelllow pumpkin/mathanga erisseri.The recipe given below is for the yellow pumpkin/mathanga.   Ingredients:… 

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