Vengayam Thakkali Kothamalli Chutney – Onion Tomato and Cilantro Chutney

  Idli’s and dosai’s are just incomplete without a chutney to go along with it. There are days when I am short on time and we just eat our idli’s with milagai podi, but on most days I need a

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Karpooravalli / Omavalli Chutney | Ajwain Leaves Chutney

A delicious chutney made with a very aromatic herb, Karpooravalli / Omavalli / Ajwain leaves also known as the Mexican mint or Cuban Oregano. Karpooravalli or Omavalli plant is a perennial plant that is most commonly grown as an indoor

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Peanut Chutney / Verkadalai Chutney – (Version -3)

South Indian breakfast or tiffin always includes chutney as a side. I fell in love with peanut chutney when I first tasted it in my parent’s neighbor’s house. That was love at first bite and ever since then I always

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Kara Chutney (Spicy Chettinadu Style chutney)

7th Jan, 2013 Growing up I never ate too much of garlic at my parents house. My dad absolutely hates garlic in any of the dishes, so me and my mother eat dishes with garlic when my father is away

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Peanut Chutney (version 2)/ Ver Kadalai Chutney

25th Jan, 2014 I consider peanut chutney to be the quickest, to go accompaniment to dosai or idli or a busy weeknight. Until 3 years back, I have never eaten peanut chutney. When I went to India, my parent’s neighbor,

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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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Thavala Vadai with Thengai Chutney (Deep fried Lentil dumplings with Coconut Chutney) BM # 30

10th July, 2013 For the second week of blogging marathon, I chose to work with combo dishes. Valli had given us a list of combo dishes to choose from and for the first day I chose to make the thavala

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Bombay Chutney – Besan Chutney

Growing up I have always seen my paati (Grandmother) make this chutney for herself to eat with poori while we ate the side dish with masala. Paati used to make it without onions and I was never very fond of

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Onion Chutney – Vengaya chutney

18th April, 2012 As a kid, I never liked Idlis. Well, there was no escaping from idlis (being a South Indian, this was our staple Tiffin). My mother used to make this onion chutney to lure me into eating the

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Ullundhu Chutney | Urad Dal Chutney

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 I am guilty

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