Bittergourd Thokku/Pavakkai thokku/Pickle

This has been one of my favourite  pickle/thokku recipes. Some days back I tasted a leading brand of Pavkkai /Bittermelon Thokku and I nearly emptied the bottle in 2 days, by having it with just about everything. It was that delicious, being a pavakkai fan I simply flipped for it and had to try it immediately at home. My mom had always served bitter gourds… 

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Upma Kozhakkatai | Pidi Kozhakkatai | Steamed savory rice balls

Delicious filling healthy steamed rice balls called upma kozhakkatai | Pidi Kozhakkatai made in many ways. here i have used the quick version by using idli rava which makes the process faster and ideal for breakfast or dinner . this delicious traditional south Indian tiffin can be served with many kinds of chutneys, gothsu, sambar,… 

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Masala dosa Batter mix ( dry Mix )

masala dosa premix powder

Masala Dosa batter in dry powder form , a s a premix for ready to use after fermenting of course . and this is my best recipe for a powder form of mix . No grind Masala dosa batter ….no soaking and no grinding , so how is to our advantage ? well you save… 

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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 .

Tomato Rice ( tomato bath )

Tomato rice bath , or tomato rice is another easy lunch box dish you can prepare in a jiffy for busy mornings, or for brunch , as an additional dish for your pot luck parties . This is yet another popular rice dishes from Karnataka side where many such variety of rice bath is served… 

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