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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

chilli and garlic chutney /poondu chutney without coconut for idli dosa

chilli and garlic chutney /poondu chutney without coconut for idli dosa

chilli and garlic chutney /poondu chutneyWhen speaking about chutneys if, its spicy then it becomes my favourite. Sidedishes becomes important without which the main accompaniment becomes less exciting. This chilli and garlic chutney is a special chutney close to my heart because of its spicy tangy balance making you to have extra dosage of idli. I learnt this chilli and garlic chutney/poondu chutney from my neighbour friend whom Continue reading

kara adai recipe south indian /how to make dal adai dosa

kara adai recipe south indian /how to make dal adai dosa

kara adai recipe south indianEarlier days I was not liking adai at all but the combo when I tasted for the first time made me to have adai frequently!the jaggery butter combo.It was the customary services done at Saravana bhavan hotels.They will always serve hot adai with a dollop of butter and jaggery at the center.Those hot adai’s with melting butter jaggery combo is  indescribable that you will sense only after having a mouthful.Even avial too will be served with adai which is the second best option I prefer.kara adai recipe south indian Continue reading

south indian rava kichadi recipe /sooji/semolina kichidi

south indian rava kichadi recipe /sooji/semolina kichidi

south indian rava kichadi recipe /sooji/semolina kichidiIt was a small get-together function held at my moms place and we simply ordered morning tiffin from the near by famous cafe.As we had work to do like arranging for the pooja  and to receive guests had no time to prepare breakfast.This particular cafe was famous for its landmark sambar idli so we ordered it.Some packs of kichadi was also ordered.Rava kichadi was a tempting affair that I just had it twice I mean two parcels.Always love this south indian rava kichadi recipe Continue reading

sago upma indian recipe /javvarisi/sabudana

sago upma indian recipe /javvarisi/sabudana khichdi

sago upma indian recipe /javvarisi/sabudana khichdiLittle planning will make it a promising snack or a breakfast!but mostly I end up in making sago upma indian recipe /javvarisi/sabudana khichdi for dinner.Only few times I have made it as upma but mostly I love-making payasam with it.The bigger variety only will be suitable for this upma mostly for this the soaking time is 3-4 hours only and no need to soak overnight I think(but not sure,for me it works). We should check for correct soaking always!if we soak it longer,then sago will go mushy.Soaked sago will be whitish and when it cooks nicely it becomes transparent and glossy. Continue reading