Koozh Dosai | Kanji Dosai | Rice porridge dosa

A traditional almost forgotten dish , kali kanji dosai or rice porridge dosa is a very authentic traditional recipe from Tamil almost akin to the famed Neer dosa in looks and texture, this koozh ( porridge ) dosa is very easy to prepare the same day , makes a good lunch box dish too as it remains soft through the day …It is the simplest one ingredient recipe using only raw rice , to washed , soaked for 2-3 hours .

Jeeraga Rasam | Paruppu Thogayal ( Cumin rasam and dal chutney )

jeeraga rasam , paruppu thogayal

A typical home cure for most ailments , tired bodies, appetite booster, this quintessential combination of jeera rasam with paruppu thogayal is what most grandmas taught in kitchens and passed down generations. A never fail recipe for many health disorders, soothing to body and mind, a must try at least once in a fortnight esp… 

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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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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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