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Mini Vattayappams/ Steamed Rice Pancakes

Mini Vattayappams/ Steamed Rice Pancakes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups Rice flour 1 cups Grated Coconut 1/4 cup Cooked rice 1 tsp Dry yeast 3 tbsp Sugar 1/2 tsp Sugar Water as required 1 tbsp Raisins (for garnishing) A pinch of salt 1 tsp Ghee Method Wash and soak the rice […]

Masala Dosa/ Indian Savoury Crepe

Masala Dosa/ Indian Savoury Crepe

Masala dosa, a crispy thin savoury crepe made of  fermented lentils and rice batter and filled with flavourful potato filling is easily one of the favourite foods of South Indians. This popular dish has been listed as the ‘Top 10 foods to try before you […]

Masala Vada/ Lentil Fritters

Masala Vada/ Lentil Fritters

Ingredients 1 cup Channa dal/ Split Bengal Gram 1/4 tsp Fennel seeds 1  large Onion (finely chopped) 2 tbsp Rice flour 1/2 inch Ginger (finely chopped) 1 Green chilli (finely chopped) 1 sprig of Curry leaves 2 tbsps Corriander leaves (finely chopped) A pinch of Asafetida […]

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

Thenga Chamanthi/ Coconut Chutney

Ingredients 1 cup Grated Coconut 3-4 Shallots (sliced) 6 Dry red chillies  Tamarind (Gooseberry sized) 1 inch Ginger  3-5 Curry leaves Salt to taste 2 tsps Coconut oil Method Heat oil in a pan, add shallots, dry red chillies, ginger and curry leaves. Fry for 2-3 […]

Idiyappam/ String Hoppers

Idiyappam/ String Hoppers

  Idiyappam also known as Nool Puttu or String Hoppers is a traditional South Indian dish made of rice flour, and is a very healthy breakfast as it is steamed cooked. I remember it used to be an all time favourite recipe at home. I used […]

Spinach and Coconut Stir Fry/ Cheera Thoran

Spinach and Coconut Stir Fry/ Cheera Thoran

Ingredients 2 cups Spinach 1/2 cup Grated coconut 1/4 cup Shallots (sliced) 2 Green chillies (slit) 2 pods Garlic (finely chopped) 1 sprig of Curry leaves 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds Turmeric powder Salt to taste 2 tsp Coconut oil Method Heat […]

Tomato and Chana Dal Chutney

Tomato and Chana Dal Chutney

Ingredients 1 Tomato (chopped) 1 Onion (chopped) 4 Red Chilies 1 tbsp Grated Coconut 1/4 tsp Asafoetida Salt to taste 2 tsp Oil To Temper 1 tbsp Oil 3/4 tsp Mustard seeds 1 tsp Urad Dal 1 sprig Curry Leaves Method Heat a pan, add […]

Neer Dosa

Neer Dosa

  Ingredients 1 1/2 cup White rice 3 tbsp Grated Coconut 2 to 2.5 cups Water (or as required) Salt to taste Oil to grease the pan Method Wash and soak the rice in water for 3-4 hours. The longer you soak the rice, softer the Dosas […]

Mutta Kuzhalappam/ Coconut Filled Crepes

Mutta Kuzhalappam/ Coconut Filled Crepes

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups Plain Flour 2 cups Water 1 tbsp Sugar 2 pinches of salt 1 Egg 1 tsp Ghee (clarified butter) For the filling 1 cup Grated Coconut 2 tbsp Sugar 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder Method In a small bowl beat the eggs lightly […]

Broccoli & Potato Stir Fry

Broccoli & Potato Stir Fry

Ingredients 1 Broccoli (cut into florets) 2 Potatoes (peeled and cubed) 1 (small) Onion (chopped) 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 3/4 tsp Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp Amchur powder 1/2 tsp Garam masala 1/2 tsp Cumin powder 1 […]