Category Archives: SOUTH INDIAN

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

how to prepare aval upma /poha/beaten/flatted rice upma

how to prepare aval upma /poha/beaten/flatted rice upma

aval upma /poha/beaten/flatted rice upmaHaving same type of breakfast or dinner will always be monotonous.I personally really hate such reputations frequently.This aval upma is yet another easy dinner diet I would say rather than a breakfast.Somehow I really don’t know how to explain but It suits well as a comforting night dinner for my family. Even it can be a very light diet to take it as an evening snack.My mil used to add more onions for this which is crucial for this recipe(how to prepare aval upma). Continue reading

recipe for garlic rasam /poondu rasam south indian style without dal

recipe for garlic rasam /poondu rasam south indian style without dal

recipe for garlic rasam /poondu rasam south indian style without dalThis one recipe for garlic rasam may become your favourite because of its aromatic satisfying awesomeness. Already I have a much similar pepper rasam recipe here in my blog resembling this recipe for garlic rasam. But,for this pondu rasam the method and ingredients differs and as the name suggests with lots of garlicy goodness.When selecting garlic I usually use only organic variety which is very tasty and flavourful. Continue reading

urulaikilangu varuval /easy potato podimas/fry recipe

urulaikilangu varuval /easy potato podimas/fry recipe

urulaikilangu varuval /easy potato podimas/fry recipePotatoes are the most dominant and versatile vegetable all over the world. Tons of dishes come out from this starchy goodness. This urulaikilangu varuval is very simple and easy to make at the same time it’s very addictive. I love this particular preparation since my childhood days. This urulaikilangu varuval is one of my aunts recipe which I have seen her make often. Continue reading