Category Archives: CHUTNEYRECIPES

toor dal thogayal /thuvaram paruppu thuvayal recipe

toor dal thogayal /thuvaram paruppu thuvayal recipe

thuvaram paruppu thuvayal recipeAmong many a thogayal varieties that are made this one paruppu thuvayal with toor dal is top on the list. I usually make this with coconut only but many make it without coconut. When made without coconut also its very tasty and addictive. It pairs well as a side dish for rasam and even curd rice.Combination of two lentils namely bengal and toor dal can also be made which is also very delicious. Hot rice with sesame oil and this thuvayal added is the great divine combination. Adding chillies depends upon Continue reading

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

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

chidambaram gotsu recipe /kathirikai (brinjal) gothsuSamba 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 sadam in a popular tv show and tried chidambaram gotsu recipe alone.You can even roast brinjals in open fire remove the skin and grind. Continue reading

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

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

chilli and garlic chutney /poondu chutneyWhen 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 have extra dosage of idli. I learnt this chilli and garlic chutney/poondu chutney from my neighbour friend whom Continue reading

tomato mint chutney recipe (thakkali puthina )

tomato mint chutney recipe (thakkali puthina)

tomato mint chutney recipe /thakkali puthina chutneyBack 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 tasty chutney that even you can try adding some sesame seeds along with dhal when frying which will give an added nutty flavour to this chutney.Add more tomatoes and less mint if you want your chutney to be red.Use only country tomatoes for this tomato mint chutney recipe Continue reading

make green chutney (hari) for chaats sandwiches

make green chutney (hari) for chaats sandwiches

hari chutneyIn a snacky chaat world the lovely main characters(ingredients I mean)are sweet/tamarind chutney and the other is the green/hari chutney!the part played by the green chutney is spiciness and tamarind for its tangy sweetness!both are inevitable ones and that’s the reason why chaat foods are finger licking good and addictive.Taking about the coriander leaves!of course we know their fragrance and benefits are distinctive and well appreciated! Continue reading