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IDLY WITH COCONUT CHUTNEY

IDLY WITH COCONUT CHUTNEY

Idly is a South Indian breakfast staple. Light, fluffy cakes that are served with steaming hot sambhar or chutney. What’s not to love ? Making an idly starts with making the batter, which (if you wanna make the urad dal idly) is a little time 

MASALA DOSA

MASALA DOSA

Dosa is now a world famous South Indian vegetarian recipe, made with a fermented batter of rice and urad dal. Dosa has a lot of variations, mainly in the filling or the topping. One such variation is the masala dosa. Now, I call it the 

PANEER MASALA DOSA

PANEER MASALA DOSA

All of us at home are extremely fond of dosa. But with the recent crisis, having plain dosa a lot has become a boring affair, no matter what the side dish is. I was wondering how I could make the dosa more interesting, and I 

EZHUKARI KOOTU (KUZHAMBU)

EZHUKARI KOOTU (KUZHAMBU)

Ezhukari kootu is a festival time recipe. We prepare this during Pongal and Thiruvadhirai. The kootu is traditionally made with a lot of vegetables. Most commonly, we use seven vegetables when making it for neivedhyam and hence the name ‘ezhu’kari kootu. But since, I have 

MOONG DAL IDLY

MOONG DAL IDLY

This is a one of the varients of idly. Nice substitute when you don’t want to have rice but want to have idlys. Goes well with Chutney, Sambhar and Gun powder. This is a healthy breakfast dish.