South Indian

Gutti Vankaya Dry / Stuffed Brinjal Dry

Gutti Vankaya Dry / Stuffed Brinjal Dry

Brinjal/Vankaya is a vegetable many love and hate it, there’s no middle path 😊. Its been my favorite vegetable make anything from it would be first to devour it. Its called as Baingan in Hindi, aubergine in English, vankaya in Telugu, it called by many […]

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Spicy Curry Leaves Rice

Spicy Curry Leaves Rice

Curry leaves powder is mixture of various spices, which includes curry leaves. Curry leaves are predominantly used in India and Sri Lanka for cooking and a native tree to both the countries. It’s not only versatile leaves for cooking but also has astounding health benefits, […]

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Dibba Rotti | Urad dal Rotti | Andhra Minapa Rotti

Dibba Rotti | Urad dal Rotti | Andhra Minapa Rotti

Have been having dibbaroti since childhood at my mother’s friend’s house. It used to be yummy, delicious and filling. This is recipe from Andhra households, popularly called “dibba” meaning “fat” rotti. Its normally made with rice/rice rava and urad dal, to get crisper crust have […]

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Beans Poriyal Recipe

Beans Poriyal Recipe

If you happen to visit any marriage/any special occasion in South India, you would find beans Poriyal in your thali /meals without fail. I have observed that whether it is a small occasion or marriage, beans Poriyal will be on the menu. I suppose because […]

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Vegetable Upma Recipe

Vegetable Upma Recipe

Yeah!!!!… My paternal grandmother used to cook a mean one…. She knew that I liked her upma and whenever we visited her town (she lived in a small village near Tirupathi Andhra Pradesh) the next morning breakfast was always Vegetable Upma, without fail. The first […]

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Makhana Raita Recipe

Makhana Raita Recipe

Phool Makhana/Lotus Seeds Raita Recipe is a nutritious, slightly crisp accompaniment made from curd and lotus seeds. It is best to serve along with main course dishes. Since we dry roast before making it gets the crisp, it quick to prepare and very tasty too. As a […]

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Instant Oats Dosa Recipe

Instant Oats Dosa Recipe

It’s more less like rava dosa, its instant healthy, crispy like any other dosa, you want it to be. Oats has many vital nutrients such as vitamins, fibre and minerals. Another way to have oats other than the porridge. Have used oats instead of rava in […]

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Mango Rice | Mavinakayi Chitranna

Mango Rice | Mavinakayi Chitranna

Being in Bangalore throughout my childhood and college days, Karnataka is infamous for its various rice preparations i.e. tomato rice, lemon rice, ghee rice, pulao, mango rice, tamarind rice, curd rice these can be had either in the morning in the breakfast or for your […]

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Dal Khichadi Recipe in Pressure Cooker

Dal Khichadi Recipe in Pressure Cooker

This takes me to my student days in Scotland, whenever I want some wholesome food I used make this dish i.e. Dal Khichadi but in my own style with lot of potatoes, dal and rice. I used to make it dry as I used to […]

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Chutney Powder/Chitlampudi Recipe

Chutney Powder/Chitlampudi: This powder is found normally in the Chetty household in Southern India. Its one of the spice powder, which adorns the spice racks to be used as accompaniment for many dishes i.e. rice, idli and dosa. Its majorly had with plain white rice […]

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