Category Archives: SOUTH INDIAN

how to prepare chola dosai /sorgam (jowar) dosa

how to prepare chola dosai /sorgam(jowar) dosa

how to prepare chola dosai /sorgam(jowar) dosaOver eating fancy refined things are still in fashion and most of us are always addicted to it. We have so many alternative healthy foods here which are always there in production from ancient times.That type of ancient authentic food is the real food that should be our daily routine which always will keep us healthy. It’s happily acceptable that nowadays some kind of great change has been happening at one side of the world I mean healthy food change-over. That’s the awareness that should happen in this unhealthy fast food era. Continue reading

chettinad kandarappam /sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipe

chettinad kandarappam / sweet appam recipeThe single word chettinad is very powerful by itself and it has tied the whole world with its strong aromatic distinctive cuisine.This chettinad kandarappam is a new dessert for me to try. This as a karthigai deepam special this time and it turned to be damn good. I got the recipe from solaiachiskitchen but not followed her recipe exactly but took it as a base and did it. She has used two types of rice but I have used idli rice Continue reading

maravalli kizhangu chips recipe /tapioca /cassava yuca chips

maravalli kizhangu chips recipe /tapioca /cassava yuca chips

maravalli kizhangu chips recipeLike me I think many will be having a great addiction to this maravalli kizhangu chips recipe. Not all will be able to appreciate the real taste of this chips. Because its not that popular as that of potato chips. If you taste this ones you will keep the potato chips as secondary it will be that addictive if fresh. Me too developed a special madness for this chips only after marriage after making it at home for my family all by myself. while selecting this tapioca the root should be firm and clear without any cut or impressions. When we slice the flesh should be white without any black spots or streaks. Soaking the maravalli kizhangu is needed so that it will be easy for us to peel the skin. Continue reading

arachuvitta sambar south indian recipe /without onion tomato

arachuvitta sambar south indian recipe /without onion tomato

arachuvitta sambar south indian recipeIts quite a different kind of sambar more specifically a brahmin type sambar in flavour and feel cause we are not adding any onion or tomato. It was quite enjoyable as it tasted different from usual sambar we do for rice. You have always an option adding both onions and tomatoes into this sambar. Then it will give the usual sambar feel. This time I had only carrots with me to put in this sambar but you can add drumstick,brinjal,pumpkin or any other apt vegetable for this arachivitta sambar. Normally for any paruppu dish I do compulsorily add ghee in it and even for this arachivitta sambar south indian recipe Continue reading

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