Mixed Vegetable Gothsu – Tiffin Gothsu / Sambhar – Kalyana Gothsu

I have always loved the Gothsu that they serve at the weddings as a side for steaming hot ven pongal and idli. The combination is so delightful that I end up stuffing up myself. I always make kathirikkai gothsu, but

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Vegetable Noodles – Fancy Maggi

If I am cooking just for me, maggi noodles comes to my mind right away. It is simple to make and ready in about 5 minutes. There are several discussions about how it is not safe, but I am not

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Arisi Upma / Rice Upma

Arisi upma is one of the most common tiffin or breakfast in a Tamil Brahmin house. I simply love the flavor of the upma when my grandmother makes it in the brass vessel called the uruli. There is a wonderful

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Oats Dosai /Savory Oats Crepes – Gluten free Dosai

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 recipe that works

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Lemon Sevai – Lemon flavored Savory Rice Sticks

25th Nov, 2014 For the second day of cooking with Lemon recipes, I chose this simple tiffin/dinner. Making sevai (rice sticks) from scratch is a time consuming process and requires the special gadget to make it. The sevai made from

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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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Barley Dosai / Barley Crepes

29th Oct, 2014 Barley dosai is one of the most amazing recipes that I have made in the past few days and this would be something that I will be making more often. This is a very healthy dosai recipe

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Pesarattu From Andhra Pradesh – Spicy Green Gram Crepes

1st April, 2014 Today we are beginning our journey through the states of India, one state a day. The first state that we are doing is Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh is a state situated in the Southeast coast of India.

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Oats and Godhumai Rava Idli / Oats and Broken wheat (Dalia) Idli

18th Nov, 2013 Continuing with my instant idli and dosai theme for the week, I chose to make this idli recipe that I had bookmarked from Sowmya’s blog. I have recently been working on Diabetes friendly as well as heart

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Ragi Dosai – Instant Finger Millet Dosai

17th Nov, 2013 Recently after my father was diagnosed with Diabetes, I have been looking for recipes that my mother can make for him. Swathi who blogs at Zesty South Indian Kitchen had got together few bloggers to write for

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