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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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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Onion Thokku | Chinna vengayam Thokku

chinna vengayam thokku

A popular thokku ( pickle ) variety is the chinna vengayam ( shallots ) thokku, spicy tangy , it can perk up the dullest dish as an accompaniment . Goes well with many tiffin dishes like idli, dosa and even chapatis . An absolute match to go with the curd rice . Such thokku varieties… 

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