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instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambar

instant sambar recipe for idli dosa /instant tiffin sambarEach day thinking of what to make is a big piece of work that strikes every cooks mind.If it is the same type of menu then it becomes always boring. For a morning tiffin or evening dinner if you need a different yet simple side dish for idli or dosa then this instant sambar recipe will be more apt.It needs no coconut or any other fussy ingredients. I learnt this recipe from my mil and used to wonder how she carries even a simple recipe to an exceptional level. 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

mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian style/kuzhambu/kulambu

mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian style/kuzhambu/kulambu

mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian style/kuzhambu/kulambuIt’s a very straight forward gravy to make without a compromise in taste.Its a usual long-established recipe at our home that my mother in law does it very frequently.This is a mushroom gravy for chapathi south indian  style is very simple but tastes very exotic. I love to enjoy this gravy to be piping hot when served.The plus point for this mushroom gravy recipe is that you need no coconut grinding or a long list of masala’s to put in. Continue reading

brussel sprouts poriyal /South Indian style kelakose stirfry

brussel sprouts poriyal /South Indian style kelakose stirfry

brussel sprouts poriyalBrussels sprouts looks exactly like cabbage but in miniature form,it was not so much in use here in India till few years back.I read that the name “brussels”come from the place where it was cultivated according to “wikipedia” .It was mostly available in the hill stations here.But,now these brussel sprouts are available at all major cities here.Still,most of them don’t know the actuality of this wonderful little leafy vegetable. 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