Category Archives: SAMBAR/KULAMBU

udupi hotel style sambar recipe /sambar for idli dosa

udupi hotel style sambar recipe /sambar for idli dosa

udupi hotel style sambarIt has been a long time I have been searching for an original udupi hotel style sambar recipe.Finally found the recipe from a hindu magazine page while surfing the internet.The Hindu magazine says that the recipe is from a small renowned hotel mitra samaj on car street at udupi. It is a ditto recipe that I have followed,but with very minimal changes. If you add onions and tomatoes it becomes a usual sambar. So,if you want the exact taste Continue reading

vendakkai gravy /lady’s finger puli kulambu (kuzhambu) with coconut

vendakkai gravy /lady’s finger puli kulambu (kuzhambu) with coconut

vendakkai gravy /lady’s finger puli kulambu (kuzhambu) with coconutThis vendakkai gravy is a genuine dish done regularly at my home.This is a standard puli kuzhambu made in most of the homes.The procedure and one or two ingredients may change which makes all the difference.Many don’t like to add jaggery in their cooking but for us in our home we do like it.So,its not compulsory to add jaggery its purely optional.Its not only a simple dish but an intricate combination of flavours Continue reading

mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian style/kuzhambu/kulambu

mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian style/kuzhambu/kulambu

mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian style/kuzhambu/kulambuIt’s a very straight forward gravy to make without a compromise in taste.Its a usual long-established recipe at our home that my mother in law does it very frequently.This is a mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian  style is very simple but tastes very exotic. I love to enjoy this gravy to be piping hot when served.The plus point for this mushroom gravy recipe is that you need no coconut grinding or a long list of masala’s to put in. Continue reading

siru keerai kulambu /Keerai sambar/keeraiKuzhambu with dal

siru keerai kulambu /Keerai sambar/Keerai Kuzhambu with dal

siru keerai kulambu /Keerai sambarsiru keerai kulambu /Keerai sambar/kuzhambu is a simple sambar for rice that is very easy to make and the taste is so comforting.The speciality is that it needs no onion,tomato or even coconut.The flavour comes all from fenugreek,chillies and hing. I used to do keerai sambar with onions and tomatoes but this one has become my personal favourite nowadays.Its a brahmin style kuzhambu and Continue reading

karnataka style bisi bele bath recipe /bisi bele bhath/bisi bele huli anna

karnataka style bisi bele bath recipe /bisi bele bhath/bisi bele huli anna

karnataka style bisi bele bath recipeMost of us know about the popularity of this karnataka style bisi bele bath recipe without any special explanation.I can never forget the pleasant remembrances of my Bangalore stay at my uncle’s(father’s younger brother)home.I was 12 when I was there for a long holiday that I thoroughly enjoyed the climate and playing with my cousin sisters.My aunt always cooks wonderful dishes that I love be by her side at her kitchen when cooking.The taste that still lingers in my mouth till now is this karnataka style bisi bele bath recipe. Continue reading