Masoor Dal Chutney | Orange Lentil Chutney

Masoor dal Chutney is a very aromatic chutney made with pink lentils, garlic and spices. It is a great accompaniment with idli or dosa. It was a lot of fun exploring some very new lentils for this weeks BM theme.

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Q for Quinoa Dosai – Savory Quinoa Crepes

Quinoa is the new found super food and it has been used a lot lately.  I myself substitute it instead of rice to eat along with sambhar or rasam, though that is not one of my preferred methods to consume

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O for Oothappam – Onion Oothappam – Onion Uthappam

My husband always orders oothappam/Uthappam when eating out at an Indian restaurant. I am more of a rava dosai person and that is what I end up ordering most of the time. Oothappam can be made with idli / dosai

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K for Kanchipuram Idli – Kancheepuram Idli – Kanchivaram Idli

I did not need to think more than 5 minutes to decide that I was doing Kancheepuram idli for K. I did not change this alphabet even once and made sure I was making it. This was something I wanted

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D for Dosai Milagai Podi – Spiced Chili Powder for Dosai and Idli

Dosai Milagai podi also known as chili powder for idli and dosai is something that you will find in every South Indian pantry. This is one thing that we can never run out of. This year started as a very

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Karacha Dosai – Instant Wheat Dosai – Godhumai Dosai

Story of my weeknights – what to cook? Kids have classes, would not be back home until 7 pm and by 7.15 PM, amma, I am hungry! This is the dilemma that every mother/woman faces. This week, the theme I

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Adai Made with Brown Rice – Brown Rice and Lentils Crepe

I am blogging about the guilt free indulgences that I practice at my home this week and believe in making simple swaps to whole grains and flours made of whole grain and eliminating processed food from our every day diet

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Ullundhu Chutney / Urad Dal Chutney

26th Feb, 2015 South Indian families feast on idli’s and dosai’s very frequently. We are a little different though. If you talk to me husband, there will always be a complaint that I hardly make idli. I cannot argue because

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Oats Dosai /Savory Oats Crepes – Gluten free Dosai

3rd Jan, 2015 I am starting this month’s Blogging marathon with the theme ‘Nashta Time’. Nashta in Hindi means breakfast whereas in South we casually refer to the evening tiffin as Nashta. Being a South Indian, I am bringing a

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KuzhiPaniyaram / Kuzhiappam

For the 3rd and last day of blogging under the theme car snacks, I chose a traditional South Indian dish, KuzhiPaniyaram that is often had as breakfast or evening tiffin. Our evening tiffins on most days are in the car.

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