chidambaram gotsu recipe /kathirikai (brinjal) gothsu for idli and dosa

chidambaram gotsu recipe  /kathirikai (brinjal) gothsu for idli and dosa Samba sadam and chidambaram gotsu are inseparable speciality pair of Chidambaram. This classic gothsu pairs very well with idli or dosa.Its never a complicated dish to make and using small onions gives a special taste to this dish. Recently,I saw the making of Gotsu and samba...

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how to make vada curry recipe (vada kari)/side dish for idli dosa

how to make vada curry recipe (vada kari)/side dish for idli dosa Vada curry is yet another excellent side dish for idli dosa.My love for this started from the hotels which serve idli vadacurry as an exclusive item.From then I too make it at home ,but in my home they (my hub and fil)are not much...

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side dish recipes for idli and dosa /easy chutney/sambar

side dish recipes for idli and dosa /easy chutney/sambar The side dish recipes for idli and dosa is quite unlimited and really  diverse.For idli or dosa sidedishes are the main taste enhancers without which the whole breakfast menu becomes tasteless and less interesting.For easy exploration of some of the exquisite chutneys and sambar I have made this...

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kadala kootu curry recipe /kadalai paruppu kootu for rice

kadala kootu curry recipe /kadalai paruppu kootu for rice Kadalai paruppu kootu is a traditional festive main menu at our place.Here in our family it is customary at all important functions like marriages to serve this kootu curry .They have this kadala kootu curry recipe as a regular occupant in the menu lists.For rice first uppu...

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white channa kurma (chickpeas)kondai kadalai kuzhambu / kondakadalai

white channa kurma (chickpeas)kondai kadalai kuzhambu / kondakadalai This white channa kurma will surely be a variation from usual type of sambar that we make for idli and dosa.This is my mil’s recipe,sometimes she used to substitute even some dried peas(should be soaked and cooked like channa) instead of this kabuli channa.So,its a usual kurma made...

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chilli and garlic chutney /poondu chutney without coconut for idli dosa

chilli and garlic chutney /poondu chutney without coconut for idli dosa When speaking about chutneys if, its spicy then it becomes my favourite. Sidedishes becomes important without which the main accompaniment becomes less exciting. This chilli and garlic chutney is a special chutney close to my heart because of its spicy tangy balance making you to...

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method to prepare paneer butter masala

method to prepare paneer butter masala Most of our kids even us have a special fondness for this world renowned luscious gravy "The paneer butter masala". Most celebrated restaurant item I must say!When we go to any multi-cuisine restaurant the menu lists may be with limitless varieties.But,we just end up ordering this creamy buttery paneer butter...

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tomato mint chutney recipe (thakkali puthina )

tomato mint chutney recipe (thakkali puthina) Back to square one now as usual all my every day cooking and chores have started after long relaxing days at my moms place.Relishing food from serving hands of mother is always incomparable.You can't explain in words hope everyone can just understand what I mean!its divine.This is a very simple...

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instant raw mango pickle recipe

instant raw mango pickle recipe It can be named as "marriage" pickle because most of the South Indian marriages serve this Instant raw mango pickle unfailingly.It can't be kept for long time if kept in fridge you can manage keeping for 2-3 days maximum.Select raw mangoes without any blemishes!they should be firm with sour(tart)aroma.I don't like...

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vegetable avial recipe south indian /Aviyal

vegetable avial recipe south indian /Aviyal Avial /aviyal is a true comfort food that has occupied an inevitable place in South Indian lunch menu more than that it proves to be "special" because it has its own history how it was discovered by bhima(according to Wikipedia). It's not a must that you should have some particular...

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