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Salt Cheedai / Uppu Cheedai – Deep Fried Savory Balls

Seedai / Cheedai is made during Gokulashtami as a Naivedyam to Lord Krishna. Apart from festival celebrations, it is associated with a lot of fond memories for me. It is one of my favorite savory items. Hard yet crunchy, peppery … Continue reading

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Ridge Gourd (Thurai) Thogayal

Thogayals are handy chutneys/accompaniments that can be used along with rice, rotis, and even dosas and idlis. They are a good ‘chakhna’ for rice gruel/kanji also. Ridge gourd may sound like a very unusual vegetable for a chutney. But, believe … Continue reading

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Sprouted Ragi Dosa

A variety of grains are cultivated in India. The 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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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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Bajra Dosa

A healthy, nutritious, protein dosa made from sprouted bajra. Ingredients: For batter: Bajra whole grain (millet, kambu): 2 cups Urad dal: 1 cup Salt to taste For dosa: Gingely oil/groundnut oil : 1 tsp Preparation Time: 24 hrs. Cooking Time: … Continue reading

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Kerala Style Chammanthi Podi (Dry Coconut Chutney)

Spicy, roasted coconut chutney powder that tastes great with rice. Contains no oil. This is different from the chutney powder that is eaten with idli and dosa. Ingredients: Urad dal (without skin) – 300 gm Raw rice* – 2 tsp … Continue reading

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