Tag: Easy Recipes

Brinjal Masala

Brinjal Masala

JUMP TO RECIPE Brinjal Masala is a flavourful vegan and dairy free semi-dry curry. Pair this curry with hot rice, rotis or dosa for a finger licking good meal. Find step-by-step pictures to make this simple and yummy South Indian style eggplant/brinjal curry. Brinjal also known as eggplants, aubergines. Is […]

Onion Thogayal

Vengaya Thogayal

Vengaya Thogayal is a spicy and yummy onion chutney that can be served with rice, idly, dosa or chapati. This thogayal is very similar in taste to The Grand Sweets Onion Thokku. Find step-by-step pictures to make this delicious thogayal. Sweet, spicy, tangy and all-round amazing in taste is how […]

Sabudana with Chai

Sabudana Khichdi

JUMP TO RECIPE Sabudana Khichdi or javvarisi upma is a delicious savoury vegetarian dish made with sago. Find step-by-step pictures to make Sabudana Khichdi. This fluffy sabudana khichdi is easy to make, and with the right preparation you can achieve a non-sticky texture in the dish. It is really one […]

Vatha Kuzhambu

Manthakkali Vatha Kuzhambu

JUMP TO RECIPE Manthakkali Vatha Kuzhambu with step-by-step pictures. This is a classic kuzhambu recipe made with sundried black nightshade berries. This traditional vegan kuzhambu/curry recipe does not use garlic or onion, yet it is all flavour. It is a tangy, mildly sweet and spicy South Indian curry that pairs […]

Curry Leaves Podi

Curry Leaves Podi

JUMP TO RECIPE Curry Leaves Podi (karuvepilai podi) is a dry chutney powder, which is served with rice and idly/dosai. Find step-by-step pictures for this Curry Leaves Podi. The herb is the hero ingredient of the Curry Leaves Podi. Curry leaves are an integral part of Indian cuisine and even […]

Tomato Mint Rice

Tomato Mint Rice

JUMP TO RECIPE Tomato Mint Rice is a quick, aromatic and yummy one-pot dish that’s perfect for lunchbox recipe. We love pulao and variety rice like this Tomato Mint Rice so much that we make it a couple of times a week. The convenience of making one-pot meals such as […]

Fresh Ash Gourd Juice

Ash Gourd Juice

Ash Gourd Juice is a refreshing, low-calorie drink that is inexpensive and easy to make. Loaded with vitamins and minerals, this drink is a powerhouse of nutrition. According to Wikipedia, Ash Gourd goes by quite a few names. Among the many, some common names include winter melon, wax melon, vellai […]

Poondu Chutney

 JUMP TO RECIPE Poondu chutney/Lasoon Chutney/ Garlic Chutney for idly/dosai with detailed step-by-step photos and recipe. If it wasn’t already evident from the gorgeous red colour in the picture, this sharp-flavoured chutney is not for the faint-hearted. The base of this South Indian chutney is garlic and chillies. The chutney […]

Ellu Podi

Ellu Podi

JUMP TO RECIPE Ellu podi (spiced sesame seeds powder) is delicious and aromatic dry chutney powder. I completely forgot its existence until my father spoke of it recently. The ellu podi holds a lot of special memories for me. It was a Saturday staple at home. For those who are […]

Thenga Podi

Thenga Podi

Thenga podi is a dry chutney powder and an absolute favourite in our home. This pantry staple is a life-saver on days when I can’t be bothered to make a proper meal or just when the family craves a simple dinner comprising podi, rice and some appalam. Thenga podi is […]

Picture of Coconut Coriander Chutney for Idly Dosai

Kothamalli Chutney (Coriander Coconut Chutney)

South Indian tiffin is incomplete without the accompaniment of chutney(s). Chutneys with or without coconut is a usual feature in South Indian tiffins and breakfast dishes. It is amazing how a combination of simple ingredients elevate your meal to a whole new level. Coconut chutney especially for tiffin is a […]