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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Vatha Kozhambu Paste | Podi

vatha kozhambu paste , vatha kozhambu powder , vatha kozhambu recipe

A very popular recipe from South India particularly Tamil nadu cuisine is the Vattal Kuzhambu, /Vattazh Kuzhambu , a deeply reduced aromatic tamrind sauce spiced with the Indian spices like cumin, fenugreek, red chillies, and the star of the dish is the Sundakkai or the Manathalai , used to roast and simmer in the broth…. 

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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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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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Brinjal Pickle | (Vankaya Avakaya Pachadi)

brinjal pickle

Delicious brinjal pickle that can be relished almost immediately as the fried brinjals are tender , the oil and spices mix well in an hour , for best taste , you can use after 24 hours . As brinjals are available through the year , we can make in small batches. I never thought i… 

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Roasted Red and green bell pepper chutneys

This post has two recipes , one for roasted red bell pepper chutney and the other recently added green bell pepper chutney . Roasted red bell pepper chutney :  In this recipe Iam using roasted bell peppers which Iam greatly fond of by making a chutney using gram dal, roasted pepper and some coconut. This… 

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