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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Mango Panna Cotta| mango pudding | mango panna cotta

mango panna cotta , a yummy creamy milk cream dessert

      Finally! The crowning   glory! Mango Panna Cotta ,  a dream dessert for mango maniacs and all those who cant get enough of this wonder fruit. You just cannot eat a mango by simply peeling and dicing . It deserved more drama as it isn’t just any other fruit. It is The… 

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Coconut Mint chutney | Hotel style Coconut mint chutney

coconut mint chutney

Many of us love the hotel style coconut mint chutney esp seen in several small eateries in Karnataka, esp Bangalore , they just add ladles of this yummy chutney which is pretty thin watery but full of flavors . The recipe which is pretty close to the same . coconut mint coriander chutney : 1/2… 

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Arachavitta Rasam

arachavitta rasam

Rasam is one of our must have dish in our morning meals in almost all south Indian esp Tamil households. The variety of rasam made is mind boggling , while the traditional Rasam calls for a specially mixed blend of ingredients, dry roasted or sun dried and commercially milled , there are also several quick… 

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Potato Buns | Aaloo buns | Iyengar Bakery Style Palya Bun

Delicious bakery style potato buns / aloo buns/ palya buns . These are such yummy savory buns that many of us would have enjoyed from Iyengar Bakery Bangalore.. I have such warm memories of savoring these heavenly masala buns also called khaara buns with no stuffing .The other variety of palya buns means ones with… 

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HOME MADE MOR KUZHAMBU POWDER / MIX ( SPICED BUTTERMILK CURRY )

Having an instant home made powder to make delicious Mor kuzhambu when ever you fee like without grinding and within a few minutes is a boon to have. Not that it takes a great effort to grind a small quantity of the coconut paste with spices but when you are moving to a new city… 

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Wholewheat flour tea time bread | Pull apart bread

wholewheat flour bread

These whole wheat flour and all purpose flour blend of teatime bread is so amazing , simple to bake and makes a great pull apart bread . Here i have used a blend of wholewheat flour and all purpose flour to reduce consumption of all white flour . The all white flour tea time bread… 

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SPONGE IDLI / KHUSHBOO IDLI

sponge idlis, kushboo idlis

Old pics  below of  idlis made sometime back . as i had added some flax seeds in the batter, these idlis  below dont look pure white . Sponge idlis or khushboo idlis as they are popularly known after the cine star  makes excellent soft spongy idlis good for kids and elderly . Now i have… 

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