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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Instant Dal Mix ( Ready to cook ) Travel recipes

instant dal mix

Who doesnt like food that can be cooked instantly or without much labour . More so if you are a constant traveler missing out on delicious home made foods . Almost every family has few members who are travelling on work, business trips or kids living abroad , surviving on campus foods , craving for… 

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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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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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IDLIS USING IDLI RAVA ( RICE RAVA IDLIS )

rice rava idlis,

At  times we tend to forget soaking the ingredients well in advance for dosa or idli batter.Sometimes when we do remember it is at an odd hour when we cannot grind the batter late in the night neither can we leave it soaking to be ground later in the morning. It is normal to soak… 

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