Category Archives: BREAKFAST/DINNER

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idli

pepper idli fry /pepper capsicum mini idliThis pepper idli fry is a top form perfect snack that is tasty at the same time very healthy option to indulge on.It can be very well made with left over idli’s or steam as mini idli’s and you are all set to go. Instead of adding peppers alone I have added some curry leaves also for ground masala so that both flavour and health are enhanced. In order to introduce some tartness I have added tamarind extract but its optional. If you don’t like to add tamarind you can try out adding some lemon juice. Continue reading

chettinad vengaya kosu /side dish for idli dosa

chettinad vengaya kosu /side dish for idli dosa

chettinad vengaya kosuChettinad cuisine always stands out in the crowd because of its special combination of freshly ground spices. Most obviously because of this reason it has become world-famous. Hot idli’s with my own favourite piping hot sambar always gives a godly sensation.This chettinad vengaya kosu is one such special gravy that is served with idli or dosa. I have a similar kind of sambar using onions and tomatoes in my blog but without any masala.It was a instant sambar that I make regularly for idli or dosa. Continue reading

kothu chapathi recipe /with left over chapathi without eggs

kothu chapathi recipe /with left over chapathi without eggs

kothu chapathi recipe /with left over chapati without eggsLeft over food is the usual happening once in a while in every day cooking. We cooks will always want to make an excellent alternative of whatever left over food that is left behind. The make over is mostly from rice or chapathi for Indians which is our daily staple. Many of you will have had Kothu parrota mostly in hotels and me too have a special liking for it.The very same way these kothu chapati recipe is also made. Continue reading

mangalore neer dosa /neer dosa recipe step by step preparation

mangalore neer dosa /neer dosa recipe step by step preparation

mangalore neer dosaExotic traditional recipe of karnatakan cuisine got popularity because of its supple rounded flavour. The main advantage of this neer dosa is that it needs no fermentation. So,if we think to have neer dosa we can prepare it instantly only the soaking time is little bit time-consuming. I love to have it with tomato chutney or garlic chutney  and it should be little bit spicy. Continue reading

spinach chapati recipe /palak paratha /palak roti

spinach chapati recipe /palak paratha / roti

spinach chapati recipe /palak paratha /palak rotiThis spinach chapati recipe is a comforting alternative to chapatis  or paratha’s that we make regularly. It’s highly rich in all the vitamins like A,K,E and C. Its always better to blanch these spinach before making any recipe so that all the raw smell and if any pesticides used will get washed out.More importantly we give a rapid boil to bring out the natural sweetish taste of this spinach. Continue reading