My Lunch ……………15

On some days I cannot bear to eat rice and so suffice myself with some hot rotis, made oil free and have some interesting side dishes. On such occasion a basic dal is a must of course. Here my lunch consists of rotis, a spicy potato curry laced with lingering aroma of fenugreek leaves, a… 

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Beaten rice upma ( Aval upma )

This is a simple easy way of making a quick tiffiin , when you do not want to  work hard in a hot kitchen. Almost similar to the kanda poha recipe , here in this recipe , we just add only green peas and mix  it with soft beaten rice. Ingredients  2 cups beaten rice,… 

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My Lunch 14…….

When ever I am pining for my hometown Dharwad, North Karnataka, I fix myself a rustic farmers plate, with an odd south Indian dish thrown in as I do have to cook for other family members too and they are not familiar with such a plate as this  one. Believe me, this simplicity and rusticity… 

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My Lunch………13

My lunch here consists of the following. 1. Drumstick sambar, where the recipe is the same as that of arachavitta sambar which means ground coconut paste is used with condiments.except that the vegetable used is tomatoes and drumsticks. 2. Karamani Sundal which is cow gram soaked and cooked til soft and garnished with spiced coconut… 

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Sambar powder

Sambar powder to be milled in a commercial grinding mill. Ingredients 250 grams  long red chillis 250 grams coriander seeds 30 grams pepper 50 grams Cumin seeds 50 grams mustard seeds 50 grams fenugreek seeds 3/4 cup Toor dal Method Sun dry all ingredients , then give it to the commercial mill for grinding. store… 

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