Thinai Ven Pongal Recipe | Foxtail Millet Savory Pongal – Vegan and Gluten Free Recipe

Ven Pongal and Gothsu are one of my favorite comfort meals! It is sort of a regular at our house and lucky for me that my boys love it as well. It is one of the easiest one pot meals

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Sambhar Sadham | South Indian Sambhar Rice

I have to confess something! Well, it is not a big deal, maybe….but for me it feels like I learned a whole new thing when I made this Sambhar Sadham recipe. Forever I have been thinking that Bisi Bela Baath and

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Uppittu | Rava Upma | Semolina Upma

Uppittu | Rava Upma | Semolina Upma, is the not so popular breakfast / dinner item. The best part is I am the only one who is not a big fan of Rava / Semolina UPma and none of the

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Oatmeal Payasam | Steel Cut Oats and Coconut Milk Kheer

Steel Cut Oats is one of my favorite and I use it in every possible way. I was one of those people who hated oats until I started using Steel Cut Oatmeal. I absolutely love the texture of the steel

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Mysore Pak | Traditional Indian Sweet

Mysore Pak is the first recipe that I wrote when making a list for this month’s Explore The Flavors Mega BM. Mysore pak is pretty intimidating sweet and even the experts have their fingers crossed when making it. The ingredients

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Karthigai Pori Urundai | Aval Pori Urundai

Karthigai Pori Urundai | Aval Pori Urundai, is a traditional sweet made for the Karthigai Deepam festival. Aval pori and Nel pori are both used to make the pori urundai. Pori is nothing but puffed rice. The regular puffed rice

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Idli | Fermented Rice Cake – Vegan and Gluten Free

Idli, the most staple breakfast of South India. There is no household in the Southern India that do not grind the idli batter routinely at their house. It is a very staple breakfast and also a great dinner option. My

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Vengaya Vathal Kuzhambu

  This week I am blogging about different rice and gravy dishes and after blogging about one of my favorite recipes from Northern India – Rajma Masala, today I move on to my hometown. My mother was very famous for

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Rava Kichadi | Semolina Kichadi

The first recipe that came to my mind when I chose the theme Breakfast dishes from different places was this Rava Kichadi | Semolina Kichadi. I love eating at weddings and this is an ever favorite breakfast dish that is

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Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal

Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal or sweet pongal is a very fulfilling and a hearty dessert. This is made on the most important day of the Tamilians, which is the Thai Pongal / Makara Sankranthi festival. Having spent most of

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