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Akki Roti (Spicy Rice Pancake)

My favorite in Kannada cuisine. It is a rice-based breakfast item, very similar to dosa. I love it for its mix of soft and crisp textures and the use of flavorful jeera, dill (a kind of herb that belongs to … Continue reading

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Sprouted Ragi Dosa

A variety of grains are cultivated in India.┬áThe best way to taste and experience grain varieties is to travel through villages. Rice and wheat (which is what most people in the city consume) is a luxury for most villagers. Villagers … Continue reading

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Milaga Podi (Dry Chutney Powder)

There are two items that you will definitely find in every South Indian household – curd and milaga podi (dry chutney powder or gun powder as non-Southies call it). Podi is potent gun powder that can make any food item … Continue reading

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Enna Pothi/Sweet Pouches

A fitting follower to Ela Ada, my previous post. The ingredients are the same as ela ada. Just that the proportions are different and they are mixed differently. These are little steamed pouches of a mixture of rice, jaggery, jackfruit … Continue reading

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Thiruvathira Kali (Rice Halwa)

Thiruvathira Kali, a festival special, the sweet rice halwa, also a kind of dance that women in Kerala perform during the Thiruvathira festival and during Onam. I still remember the kali that my ashalaathu mami (neighbor) used to make. Mami … Continue reading

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Tapioca Dosa (Kappa Dosa)

A close cousin of Neer Dosa of Karnataka, kappa dosa is instant, energy giving dosa packed with carbs. Dosa with a difference! Ingredients: For batter: Raw Rice – 2 cups Grated coconut – one cup Tapioca: 250 gm Salt to … Continue reading

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