Rava Idli

Rava Idli is a South Indian steamed lentil cake made with semolina. It is a variation of Idli, a popular snack. This is an instant Idli and requires no fermentation. Many a time we feel like having Idlis but to make them we need to soak, grind and ferment the rice and dal. Rava Idlis…

Udupi Tiffin Recipes

Udupi Tiffin Recipes are recipes which have collectively formed my platter displaying some of the most popular Udupi Tiffin Recipes. Udupi is a small district in the Karnataka region of South India. The district is small with old temples and some delicious food. The Udupi Cuisine is globally popular and it’s amazing to see how…

Potato Masala

Potato Masala is a very flavourful side dish, made with potatoes. Fennel seeds and garlic make this Chettinad dish very special. When you read the recipe for this Potato Masala, I am sure you will wonder what is so great about the dish. Seriously it’s hard for me to explain it, all I can say…

Chettinad Wedding Spread

Chettinad Wedding Spread is a spread which is served for weddings of the Chettiar community of South India.   Chettinad Cuisine is the cuisine of the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu. Food from this state is predominantly vegetarian due to the majority of Tamil Brahmins. Traditionally their meals are served on banana leaves with servings…

Nadan Urulaizhangu Curry

Nadan Urulaizhangu Curry is a rustic Kerela style creamy curry made with potatoes and coconut milk. Potatoes are a hot favourite with me and trying various curries or side dishes with it always leaves me in safety. Whenever I am trying new cuisine with different veggies, I always include one potato dish. One can never…

A meal from Kerala

Kerala Meal is a meal with some special dishes from the southern state Kerala, which is also known as God’s own Country.   Kerala Meal was prepared for the last marathon which was a Flatbread Special. Pathiri is the flatbread from the Malabar region and while planning on this meal, I asked Rajani for help.…

Uddinvade

Uddinvade is spicy Black Gram patties which are shaped like a doughnut. They have a crisp golden exterior and a soft fluffy interior. We are working on an A to Z series where I have picked the theme, Pick One State and make Three Dishes. For this month it’s Karnataka and I am cooking from…

Togari Nuchhin Unde

Togari Nuchhin Unde is steamed lentil dumplings, which are an ideal protein-packed healthy breakfast from the Karnataka region of South India. Since we live in Gujarat we love our steamed snacks. Dhokla, Khaman and Patras are some of the most popular steamed snacks of Gujarat. I did know about some of the steamed snacks that…

Sada Dosa

Sada Dosa is a South Indian snack made with a batter, which is made with rice and urad dal. The ground batter is fermented to make crisp crepes. When we say Sada Dosa, it means simple Plain Dosa. A Dosa which is made with a basic batter made with rice and urad dal. It is…

Kodo Millet Khichadi

Kodo Millet Khichadi is a gluten-free, healthy and nutritious one-pot meal. The khichadi is full of vegetables and makes an excellent no-frill comfort meal. Khichadi is a mish-mash and a national dish of India. It is highly promoted for its simplicity and food value. My hubby is very fond of these and I make different…