Coconut Dosa

Popular in Kerala, Karnataka and in parts of Tamil Nadu, this dosa is served as a breakfast dish with chutney and sambar. Since urad dal is not added, Dosai will be very soft and fluffy. Ingredients: Coconut – 2 cups, […]

Drumstick Flowers Stir Fry

Ingredients 75 gms drumstick flowers 1 medium sized onion – chopped 2 green chilies – chopped 1 medium sized tomato – chopped 1/2 tsp turmeric powder salt to taste 1/4 tsp cumin powder / jeera 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp oil Instructions Please check the instructions below. How to make Drumstick […]

Muragai Keerai Leaves Poriyal (Drumstick Leaves)

Drumstick leaves or Moringa as its called in the western world has been used for centuries as folk medicine in India. In Ayurvedic traditional medicine, the leaves are believed to affect blood pressure and glucose levels. The leaves are the most […]

Methi Chana Stir fry

Methi leaves turn out to be such a tasty green if cooked properly. Its my husbands favorite. We can never have enough of methi. Not to forget that its one of the healthiest greens around. The addition of chickpeas / […]

Carrot Poriyal

South Indian Style Carrot Poriyal stir-fry makes a perfect side dish for lunch. Its a very simple recipe that’s very delicious and its super packed with nutrition. Its very tasty. Carrots are steamed and a tempering added to it for […]

Udupi Rasam Powder

INGREDIENTS 50 grams Byadagi chillies ( 1 cup ) 5 sprigs curry leaves 1 tablespoon turmeric powder 1 tablespoon asafoetida (hing)3 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon black pepper1 tablespoon cumin seeds1 tablespoon mustard seeds 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds INSTRUCTIONS Take a pan and heat a teaspoon of coconut oil. Add in […]

Idli Podi – Milagai Podi (Gun powder for Idli and dosa)

Idli milagai podi means comfort food in TamilNadu/kerala. It is the best lunch box friendly food our moms knew those days. Slightly crunchy and spicy, idli is the perfect vehicle for podi. So our house had gallons of idli podi […]

Medu Wada

Crispy, fluffy and delicious vada that goes very well with coconut chutney or sambar. These urad dal vada are also known as Garelu in Andhra, Uzhunnu Vada in Kerala and Medhu Vadai in Tamil Nadu. These doughnuts shaped fritters are […]

Keerai vadai

Keerai vadai, a crispy savory South Indian snack, made with black gram dal, greens and chilies that’s served with coconut chutney Ingredients   Urad dal 1 1/2 cups, soak in water for 2 to 3 hours   Onion 1, medium, finely chopped   Spinach 1/3 cup, […]

Neer Dosa-Andhra Style

Ingredients   Raw rice 1 1/2 cups (you can use Sona Masuri)   Fresh coconut 2 tbsps, grated (optional)   Salt to taste   Oil to grease pan Method for making Neer Dosa Recipe Wash and soak rice for at least 3-4 hours. Drain the water […]

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