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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

zucchini muffins recipe /with walnuts

zucchini muffins recipe /with walnuts

zucchini muffins recipezucchini muffins recipeI got to see this new shop of farm fresh ooty vegetables here in our farmers market opened newly because for years only country vegetables were available in our farmers market.I was excited to see refreshing bunches of carrot,beetroot,celery,leeks and zucchini.I got yellow and green zucchin’s along with other veggies and returned home thinking of making some soup or bread with zucchini. Continue reading

thalipeeth maharashtrian recipe /healthy and quick breakfast

thalipeeth maharashtrian recipe /healthy and quick breakfast

thalipeeth maharashtrian recipeWhen looking up the ingredients for thalipeeth it just reminds me of the word “Sathumavu”(multigrain flour)we use in Southern states especially here in Tamilnadu.I have used an instant method for doing this thalipeeth(thalipeeth maharashtrian recipe) just by mixing the combination of flours.Its traditionally made by dry roasting grains and lentils then powdering it and this flour mix is commonly called as bhajani flour.Sathumavu basically is a bit different that we add nuts with much more varieties of grains and pulses Continue reading

south indian special food Kumbakonam kadappa

south indian special food  Kumbakonam kadappa

Kumbakonam kadappaYou may know kadappa(recipe) as one of the most wanted vegetarian side dish having its foundation from world famous temple townKumbakonam(Tanjore district/TamilNadu).The tempering of the spices like fennel,cinnamon and cloves spreads its fine aroma all through this marvelous kurma making us to just dive into it with hot idlis or dosas.The kadappa recipe is a big hit because of its special combination of spices that makes the dish very interesting ,mild and healthy too! Continue reading