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Ada Dosa with Drumstick Leaves

Ada dosa

Ada dosa is a popular traditional morning breakfast or evening tiffin in Kerala Iyer households. It is a thick dosa made of coarsely ground parboiled rice and lentils. It is a balanced food consisting both carbs and protein and after … Continue reading

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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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Chakkakuru Mezhukkupuratti – Jackfruit Seed Stir Fry

We Indians dont need lessons in frugality. Every tiny thing that can be used will be utilized and will not be wasted. When a ripe jackfruit is cut at home, the fruit is deseeded and eaten. The outer covering of … Continue reading

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Uthappam, The South Indian Rice Pizza

Uthappam, for most people, is thick dosa made from dosa/idli batter. But at home uthappam is made from special uthappam batter and is eaten with fiery shallot and red chilly chutney. Fenugreek seeds up the health quotient of uthappam. Restaurant … Continue reading

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Colocasia Stem (Thaalu) Avial

A quick post about colocasia stem avial on demand. Ingredients: Tender Colocasia stems – 200 gms Long beans (payar/chowli) – 100 gms Raw banana – 100 gms Raw papaya – 100 gms Turmeric – 1/4 tsp Red chilly powder – … Continue reading

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Cheera Moloshyam (Spinach Dal Curry)

Cheera moloshyam

A healthy and tasty spinach/amaranth leaves and dal combo that tastes good with rice. Does not have too many spices, a simple, no-frills curry. I make this often as it is easy. It is a dish you can cook when … Continue reading

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Idli Upma

A tasty and healthy evening snack that my amma makes from leftover idlis from morning breakfast. Ingredients: Idlis (crumbled) – 2 idlis Chopped shallots/onions– 2 tbsp Curry leaves – 1 stalk Green chillies – 1 Grated carrot – 2 tbsp … 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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