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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Kathrikai Gothsu | Brinjal Gothsu

gothsu , kathrikai gothsu

Kathrikai  Gothsu or Brinjal Gravy cooked in a spicy tamrind sauce is a most tasty popular accompaniment for Pongal. This humble dish  has a history of more than 1000 years  and   is associated with the Temple town of Chidambaram  the abode of Lord Nataraja in Tamilnadu  . The priests of the temple known as Deekshitars… 

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