Karamani Sundal Recipe - Spicy Tossed Black Eyed Beans Recipe)

Karamani Sundal Recipe - Spicy Tossed Black Eyed Beans Recipe is a healthy snack made by tossing the boiled black eyed bean with fresh grated coconut and tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chillies.The green chillies, the finely chopped ginger, and freshly grated coconut bring out the delicious flavors of this classic South Indian festive tea time snack. It is usually served as a Prasadam in many South Indian temples or it is made during the festival of Gollu (Navaratri). Sundal ...

Ragi Rava Idli Recipe - Steamed High Protein Finger Millet Idli

The Ragi Rava Idli Recipe is a healthy preparation of the traditional Rava Idli that is made from Ragi Flour and Sooji. In this Ragi Rava Idli recipe, ragi flour, also known as the finger millet flour is combined along with semolina (rava) and spiced it up with green chillies, mustard, and curry leaves. It's a super simple Rava Idli Recipe that makes a great Indian diabetic breakfast and a high protein breakfast as well. Serve the Ragi Rava Idli Recipe along with with Tomato Chutney and Idli ...

Foxtail Millet Upma Recipe

Foxtail Millet Upma Recipe is a wholesome breakfast or dinner dish that can be made with just a few ingredients. With a little bit of planning by having vegetables chopped the previous night, preparing this dish in the morning for the family gives me a sense of satisfaction. Foxtail Millet is a good substitute for semolina or rava, they are high in fiber and rich in nutrient. They are filling and hence make a good diabetic friendly ingredient as well.  Foxtail millet upma is easy to make and ...

Beetroot Sambar Recipe - Tangy Beetroot Lentil Curry

Beetroot Sambar Recipe is a very traditional South Indian lentil curry made from beetroots that is cooked with tangy tamarind and flavored with homemade sambar powder. My father used to make the beetroot sambar almost every Sunday along with potato roast and it continues to be my all time favourite for me and now my children too. Serve Beetroot Sambar along with Chow Chow Thoran, Steamed Rice and Elai Vadam for a weekday meal.  If you like this recipe, you can also try ...

Kongunadu Urulai Kurma Recipe (Curried Potatoes from Kongunadu)

Kongunadu, the areas around Coimbatore and Erode is a fertile region. Every home in the village has their own garden and the people are passionate about growing their own fruits and vegetables. In the Kongunadu Cuisine lots of coconut and tomatoes are used as they are widely grown in these areas. Of course the taste of tomatoes grown there cannot be matched with the ones available in cities. The masalas are mildly spicy, tangy and tasty. Their dishes can be made quickly with simple ingredients in ...

Bisi Bele Bath Recipe - A Spicy Mixed Vegetable Sambar Rice

Bisi Bele Bath also known as the spicy mixed vegetable sambar rice is a traditional south indian dish made from cooked rice and lentils, mashed along with a spicy tamarind and vegetable curry/sambar that is simply delicious. Serve this delicious Bisi Bele Bath dish from southern india along with a tomato onion raita for lunch or dinner. With just a little preparation you sure can get satisfied tummies. Other rice recipes that you can try are: Thalicha Thayir Sadam Recipe (Spicy Seasoned Curd ...

Sun Dried Raw Mango Raita Recipe-Ambula Rai

As we know tantalizing pickles are a tasty condiment to serve with any meal. Some people without any curry also finished their meal just with pickle. Winter is that time of the year, when most of Indian terrace is lined up with freshly filled pickle jars. We, odias make a variety of pickles too. Among them, ambula or dried mango pieces are the queen of our kitchen pantry. Ambula is the dried version of raw green mango. A lot of dishes including fish require a simple addition of ambula to give the ...

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Tamil Nadu Style Masala Dal Vada Recipe

Tamil Nadu Style Masala Dal Vada recipe is a perfect monsoon snack. This is an easy version and a lovely lip-smacking vada recipe which is made with spiced chana dal and rice flour. These can also be made in Kuzhi paniyaram Pan to make it not deep fried and healthy.  Serve this Masala Dal Vada recipe with Masala Chai on a damp and rainy evening to get the best feel out of it! You can also pair it up with a creamy Paal Payasam Recipe (Rice Kheer/Pudding).  Would you like to explore ...

Caramelized Ripe Plantains Without Added Sugar Recipe (Caramelized Nendran)

Caramelized Ripe Plantains without Added Sugar (Caramelized Nendran) is a delicious and super easy recipe. The traditional recipe for ripe plantain fry makes use of loads of ghee and sugar and is fried in more oil. But this dish is a healthy version which uses absolutely no added sugars and very less oil. The plantains are allowed to caramelize in its natural sugars to be sweet. Serve these caramelized ripe plantains wrapped up in crepes, topped on waffles or apple vanilla whole wheat pancakes drizzled ...

Pasi Paruppu Kosumalli Recipe (Spiced Lentil Salad Recipe)

Pasi Paruppu Kosumalli Recipe (Spiced Lentil Salad Recipe) is a simple salad made using soaked moong dal lentil mixed with an assortment of cucumber, carrot, and coconut and tempered with Indian spices.  The salad is usually made during an auspicious festival like Navaratri(Gollu) in the Southern region of India.It is served as a side dish to be relished while eating a meal. There are many variations that can be made with the type of vegetable being used. This recipe is the traditional way ...

Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe

Vegetable Rava Upma is a traditional south Indian breakfast dish that is made from semolina and cooked along with vegetables and seasonings.This dish is popularly called as KharaBhath in Karnataka. At home we love to serve it along with a hot cup of freshly brewed filter coffee to make a complete breakfast with some fresh fruits on the side.  Serve Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe along with Coconut Chutney and South Indian Filter Coffee Recipe With Filter Coffee Powder for a ...

Carrot And Beans Poriyal Recipe For Babies And Toddlers

Carrot And Beans Poriyal recipe is a delicious poriyal /sabzi recipe that you can fed to your babies and toddlers who are over the age of 10 months. The combination of sweet carrots and soft yet crunchy beans is a great combination that your baby/toddler will love while eating it along with a plate of soothing curd rice.  In this recipe, we have used mustard seeds and curry leaves in the tempering along with a pinch of asafoetida. Asafoetida is a great ingredient that you can introduce your ...

Thelivu Rasam Recipe

Rasam is an common recipe prepared everyday in most South Indian households. \ Thelivu Rasam is a rasam with no residue. It is clear and is an excellent digestive soup like recipe to include it into our diets. Thelivu rasam is made with toor dal water, tamarind, tomatoes, garlic, green chillies and more, which makes it deliciously flavourful. Serve the Thelivu Rasam Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Elai Vadam Recipe (A Traditional South Indian Rice Papad), Bajri Ki Roti Recipe and Molagootal ...

Curd Rice Thayir Sadam (Dahi Bhaat) - For Babies & Toddlers Over 10 Months

It is a universal fact that all babies love Curd/Yogurt. The smooth creamy texture of curd/yogurt and the subtle sweetness of it, makes them want more than just one bowl a day. Curd/yogurt is the best probiotic that nature has to offer and keeps the gut of the person consuming it healthy. It helps generate good bacteria and aids in proper digestion of food consumed.  So this classic Indian recipe of Curd Rice, also known as Thayir Sadam or Dahi Bhaat is perfect meal to start off with for babies/toddlers ...

Beans Muttai Poriyal Recipe - Chettinad Egg Scramble with Beans

Beans Muttai Poriyal Recipe is a simple and delicious Chettinad Style egg scramble made using french beans. The beans add a nice crunchy texture to the scramble. It is mildly spiced with pepper and cumin making it quite delectable.  Serve the Beans Muttai Poriyal Recipe (Chettinad Egg Scramble with Beans) along with Steamed Rice, Jeera Rasam and Elai Vadam for a  weeknight dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Poriyal Recipe such as Radish Greens Poriyal Recipe Sweet ...

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Egg And Ridge Gourd Burji - Peerkangai Muttai Poriyal Recipe

Peerkangai Muttai Poriyal is an easy delicious poriyal prepared with peerkangai and egg. This is a great way to make your kids eat this veggie. Not only this, it is popular among us but also in China and Vietnam. It is referred as Luffa by Chinese. In Vietnam, Peerkangai is a common ingredient in soups and stir-fried dishes. They are quite lower in saturated fats as well as calories, hence, there is no limitation to your taste buds. Ridge gourd is recognised for conditioning defense mechanisms and ...

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Kothamalli Kozhukattai (Coriander Rice) Recipe

Kothamalli Kozhukattai is a traditional recipe from South India which we have tweaked a little to add a twist of coriander flavour. A nutritious, healthy steamed recipe made with rice & dals and is perfect to be served during breakfast and tea time. Serve Kothamalli Kozhukattai with South Indian Coconut Chutney and Ginger Cardamom Chai. If you like this recipe, you can also try Barley Rava Idli, Thavala Adai and Spinach Potato Frittata Bites.  

Bendekaayi Gojju (Lady Finger In Coconut Curry) Recipe

Bendekaayi Gojju is also known as Saasive Gojju (Mustard seeds curry) as it uses raw mustard seeds. This creamy gojju is a tangy, sweet and spicy curry that goes well with roti and rice. You can serve it for a weekday lunch or dinner. Serve Bendekaayi Gojju with phulka or steamed rice for a healthy and satisfying weekday meal. You can also try other Lady finger recipes such as Bhindi Masala Dahi Bhindi Makai Wali Bhindi Punjabi Bhindi Kadhi  

South Indian Style Vegetable Kurma Recipe

South Indian Style Vegetable Kurma is a delicious mild flavored mixed vegetable curry that is usually paired with chapathi or poori. Wonderful aromatic spices are subdued with thick coconut paste and cashew paste to give it a rich creamy texture. Poppy seeds are must that goes into the kurma. Grind it with cashews to get a nice thick creamy paste. The flavor of poppy seeds in the kurma makes a lot of difference. Add any vegetables of your choice to this kurma, but the best options are carrots, beans, ...

Milagu Sadam Recipe (Instant Pepper Rice)

I consider the variety in rice dishes is a blessing! When you are in a hurry to cook up a meal or too lazy to make an elaborate meal, the variety of rice dishes come handy. Not just that, variety rice recipes works fantastic for left over rice. I can safely call it instant rice dish( all you need is left over rice to be ready in hand). Among all the variety rice recipes, Milagu Sadam or Instant pepper rice is the most simplest. It’s a straight forward dish which uses minimal, common ingredients ...

Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe - Spiced Raw Mango Tempered Rice

Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe is a delicious preparation of rice from the raw green mangoes that you get in the summers. The tartness of the mangoes along with the green chillies and the seasonings, brings out the flavors of this classic South Indian Rice recipe.  While you’re probably enjoying the beautifully luscious ripe mangoes of the season, don’t forget to enjoy your share of the raw mangoes too by trying this Mavinakayi Chitranna Recipe. Summer feels incomplete without getting enough ...

Homemade Soft Idli Recipe - Steamed Rice and Lentil Cake

The Homemade Soft Idli recipe is a simple wholesome dish that you can make with ease. This idli recipe also has a video of how to make the Idli Dosa Batter and how to make soft Idli. Idli is all time South Indian breakfast dish that is savoured all over India and the World . It is made from fermented rice and lentil batter and steamed into Idli moulds to get the round shape. In this recipe you will see how to make idli using the homemade idli dosa batter. I use the idli dosa batter to make idlis ...

Ammani Kozhukkattai Recipe

Ammani Kozhukattai is a popular south Indian recipe which is usually made with Kozhukattai (modak) dough which is left after making the sweet modaks on festival days especially on Ganesh Chathurthi. Serve Ammani Kozhukattai with South Indian Coconut Chutney and Masala chai. If you like this recipe, you can also try Vegetable Chops  Paneer Palak Roll Goan Style Kulkuls Recipe Parmesan Corn Chili Fries Recipe

South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe - Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils

South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe -Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe is a delicious combination of lentil and vegetables. The flavors used in this recipe are typically used in day to day cooking in the South Indian Style Kitchen. Coconut is one of the key ingredient present for all of their dry vegetable side dishes. Serve the South Indian Style Sorakkai Kootu Recipe (Bottle Gourd Cooked with Lentils Recipe) along with Steamed Rice and Parappu Rasam to enjoy a comforting meal. If ...

     
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