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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 […]

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 […]

Greek Salad

Greek Salad

  Horiatiki salata or Greek salad as it is called outside Greece, is a simple dish made with fresh summer vegetables, olives and  feta cheese. Its full of flavour, so easy to make and a vibrant and healthy option for any meal of the day. Ingredients 2 Tomatoes (cut into […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Creamy Zucchini Soup

Creamy Zucchini Soup

  Ingredients 3 Zucchini/ Courgette (chopped) 1 large Potato (chopped) 1 Green chilli (slit) 1 tsp Curry powder 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Cumin powder 1/2 Coriander powder 1 tbsp Maple syrup/ Sugar (optional) 1/4 tsp Salt 1 tsp Coconut oil 1 1/2 cup […]

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, […]

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 […]

Kozhukatta/ Sweet Rice Dumplings

Kozhukatta/ Sweet Rice Dumplings

  Kozhukatta is a popular sweet dish in South India that’s usually prepared on the eve or morning of Palm Sunday. It’s steamed rice dumplings filled with jaggery and coconut filling. Though kozhukatta is prepared as a part of a custom, this can be made at any […]