Category Archives: SIDEDISHRECIPES

banana flower vadai recipe /vazhaipoo vadai /valaipoo paruppu vadai

banana flower vadai recipe /vazhaipoo vadai /valaipoo paruppu vadai

vazhaipoo vadai /valaipoo paruppu vadaiIam fond of this banana flower vadai recipe that I totally lose my numbers when relishing it.I totally agree with you!cleaning these valaipoo is very tough. But, once you do it its all worth the hard work.I will give you some tips that I know!while cleaning these banana blossoms first remove the flowers in bunches then take out the stigma part(stick like portion) and transparent film-like pinkish covering. When you are done with all ,then chop it with Continue reading

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

chidambaram gotsu recipe  /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

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

how to make vada curry recipe (vada kari)/side dish for idli dosaVada 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 interested.But,still I do whenever I feel like having it.I like to fry the vadai’s than steaming it.Frying vada’s makes it taste intense than steaming it.If you want it to be with less oil then you can steam the vadai’s and make the gravy. Continue reading

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

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

side dish recipes for idli and dosa /easy chutney/sambarThe 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 collection as one post.So,that it will be easy for some body to get an idea of what to  select from this small list(not to give a long list as it will be confusing). Check out the below links hope its useful. I will be adding more as  and whenever possible…

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kadala kootu curry recipe /kadalai paruppu kootu for rice

kadala kootu curry recipe /kadalai paruppu kootu for rice

kadala kootu curry recipe /kadalai paruppu kootu for riceKadalai 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 paruppu will be served with ghee the next will be this kootu curry.Mostly in marriages they use kadala paruppu but when making at home we even substitute with black beans. Continue reading