Muthusaram (Mullu Murukku)

Muthusaram / mullu muruku is a delicious deep fried snack made using rice flour and dals. Traditionally the rice flour was prepared at home by washing well, soaking few minutes and laying out the soaked drained rice on a mat or a cotton cloth to airdry . This was powdered and sieved well to use… 

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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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Millet Rava Rotti ( Akki rotti style )

Akki rotti is a very popular healthy breakfast dish in many states , mostly in Karnataka using rice flour , and rava rotti is another popular breakfast or lunch staple enjoyed in many Southern states . There are many healthy variations using some vegetables or leafy greens . Whichever way , this form of rotti… 

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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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Vazhakkai Podimas | Raw Banana curry

raw banana curry , vazhakkai podimas

There are so many ways to cook raw plantains , but we prefer this podimas , which is nothing but grated raw plantains spiced mildly with minimal ingredients . The raw plantains may be pressure coked or in a pan , i prefer the open cooking as the plantains need to be removed from hot… 

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