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Kerala Style Roasted Coconut Chammanthi/Chutney

A chammanthi/chutney (not to be confused with chutneys served with dosa) that can add punch to the most mundane item like a rice gruel (kanji) meal. Mouth-watering, lip-smacking, flavorful, tangy; all these adjectives cannot do justice to this chutney. Make … 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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Coconut Chutney

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A simple coconut chutney to accompany dosa, sevai, or idlis. Ingredients: Coconut (scraped/cut) – 1/2 of a medium sized coconut Shallots* – 2 nos Dry red chilies* – 3 Water – 1/2 cup Curry leaves – 1 stalk Mustard seeds … Continue reading

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Ada Dosa

Instant, crispy, filling, spicy, hot and healthy! Served with avial, jaggery, and butter – a beautiful blend of the Tamil and Malayalam food culture. Perfect breakfast for cold winter mornings. You need that sesame oil intake to keep your skin … Continue reading

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Methi Leaf Dosa

Soft, instant, healthy, and appetizing dosa. Ingredients: To Soak Raw rice – 2 cups At the time of grinding the batter: Shallots* (peeled) – 1/2 cup Dry red chillies – 6-8 Salt After grinding the batter: Methi/fenugreek/uluva leaves– 2 cups … Continue reading

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Onion & Coconut Chutney

Chutney to add spice to crisp dosa or soft fluffy idlis. Ingredients: Shallots* (chopped) – 15-20 Garlic* (finely chopped) – 1 pod Red chilies – 3 Curry leaves – 1-2 stalks Coriander leaves – 1-2 stalks Coconut (scraped/cut) – 1 … Continue reading

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