Ratna Cafe Style Sambar | Sambar for Idli, Dosa| Tiffin sambar

Ratna Cafe Tiffîn sambar is most sought after by its loyal patrons who prefer to douse their soft idlis in a plate full of sambar . It is not unheard of for patrons to request for additional cups of sambar rather than more idlis . Such is the craving and there is no denying that… 

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Mango pickle | Keri ka achar | Rajasthani spicy mango pickle

Mango pickles can be prepared with so many different combination of spices , pickle powder . The south Indian Avakkai Oorugai is my favourite but i also crave for the Rajasthani keri ka achar esp to go with my masala rotis or theplas . I also enjoy the same with curd rice . The best… 

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Kanchipuram idli recipe | kovil idli recipe | kanchi idli recipe

Kanchipuram Idlis…another great way of having the normal idlis but with a spicy flavor added to the batter to make it even more delicious than the regular idlis. Normal white soft idlis are bland and need some accompaniments to go with it, where as Kanchipuram idlis make dense full heavy idli flavored liberally with cumin,… 

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Millets Adai | Kodo millets mixed Dals adai

kodo millet adai

Kodo millets / Varagu in Tamil makes a good substitute for rice for preparation of may dishes and one such is the protein rich Adai . dosa with a blend of mixed dals . Serve with avial, loads of vegetables, a spot of butter and jaggery , the traditional way to enjoy a healthy dish… 

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VENGAYA KOSU | Kose ( SPICY ONION TOMATO CHETTINAD CURRY )

vengaya kosu

Vengaya Kosu is a spicy onion tomato curry  from the Chettinad kitchens and served as a an accompaniment to idlis, dosas , pongal. This dish can be made as spicy as you like or keep it milder but makes a delicious side dish and a great change from the regular tiffin sambar. This dish can… 

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