Category Archives: SIDEDISHRECIPES

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

homemade idli podi with whole black uraddal/karuppu ulundhu

homemade idli podi  with whole black uraddal(karuppu ulundhu)

homemade idli podi with whole black urad dalA small hint of any spicy idli podi will always be a pleasing combination for idli or dosa than any other. This time I have tried the homemade idli podi  with whole black urad dal or karuppu ulundhu and it really turned out super good. Using this urad dal with its skin has more protein and dietary fibre than using as skinless. Its protein rich and iron rich and these type of lentil consumption becomes mandatory food for all vegetarians. Continue reading

easy homemade mango jam recipe /marudhuskitchen

easy homemade mango jam recipe /marudhuskitchen

easy homemade mango jam recipeIf asked my great wish as off now it would be to have mango season throughout the year without any gap. I Love to indulge buttery smooth mangoes all filled with mango”ish” sweetish aroma and taste. I remember my patti biting right through the mangoes without even cutting it. Tasting these scrumptious mangoes this rustic way is really very enjoyable. The imam pasand variety available here is one among the top favourite for me till now. This is an easy homemade mango jam recipe like Continue reading

javvarisi vadagam recipe /sago vathal/sabudana vadam

javvarisi vadagam recipe /sago vathal/sabudana vadam

javvarisi vadagam recipe /sago vathal/sabudana vadamWhen we think about summer foods we generally think of all the cool food stuffs and of-course its inevitable and demanding. But,think about another important preparation that we make during summer Yes! you are right its vathal. This time summer is continuing to be too hot that these vadams dries out in no time,even one day itself is enough it seems. I have dried this javvarisi vadagam recipe for 3 days to nicely become crisp and stores well for months. Continue reading

killu vathal recipe /Leftover rice vadam/pazhaya sadam vadagam

killu vathal recipe /Leftover rice vadam/pazhaya sadam vadagam

killu vathal recipe /Leftover rice vadamIt’s a apt season to do all the vadams and this summer the heat is so overpowering and intolerable. A single day itself will be more than enough for these vathals to dry! it’s that much of heat this time. It’s not a koozh vadagam as it is not ground to a smooth paste,it’s a simple killu vathal recipe with left over rice.This simple vadam is often done by my mil. If there is left over rice then she will start doing this all the time. Continue reading