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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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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MORAIYO / VARAI/ SAMO / BARNYARD MILLETS DOSA ( VRAT / FAST RECIPE )

millets dosa , vrat recipe

Another tasty dosa you can enjoy during Vrat/fasting days is the Samo/Moraiyo /Varai/ barnyard millets   dosa You will be surprised to see how this almost resembles and also tastes like Rava dosa or Neer dosa. The best part is the easy recipe and the addition of grated potatoes while grinding gives it an amazing… 

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