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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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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CEYLON KOOTU | CEYLON COCONUT MILK CURRY

ceylon kootu

Ceylon Kootu is a delicious coconut milk gravy dish laden with choicest vegetables, mildly spiced , and the only highlighted flavour and aroma of thick coconut milk coming to the fore . Definitely a must try with one or many vegetables, and an appropriate accompaniment for idiappam, aapam and even chapatis . check my blog… 

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White veg Kurma ( Instant kurma powder )

white kurma

White kurma | Instant kurma with kurma powder This is a very delicious and much sought after side dish in many restaurants in South made popular by the famed Hotel chain Saravana Bhavan . This version of the white kurma has a creamy delicious texture with lots of vegetables ( though hotel version use less… 

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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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