Munagaku Vepudu | Drumstick Leaves Stir Fry

Munagaku Vepudu is a healthy stir fry made with Drumstick leaves with very less oil and with boiled toor dal. The toor dal adds a good protein goodness to the stir fry. Though I have used the telugu name for this stir fry, its cooked similar way in Tamil Nadu as well. To be frank, […]

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Mixed Dal with Pulka ~ Easy Dinner Ideas

Mixed Dal with Pulka is one of our most wanted dinner ideas that we almost end up making at least once a week. Why I love this is because not only it is simply so comforting, my kids love it too. They love the hot ghee loaded Pulkas served with this dal. We mostly use […]

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How to make Tamil Nadu Sambar Podi | Sambar Powder

Learn to make yet another version of the very versatile Tamil Nadu Sambar Powder! Yes for a person who ends up making Sambar so many times in a week, having different Sambar Podis help. We always make our own home blend and I have only used what Amma makes for helpful. As I have said […]

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Aali Pota Dosai | Spongy Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

I know you must be wondering on the strange name right. Well, the name literally means “scoping into” when translated from Tamil. And this dosa ends up to being soft and spongy. The proportion is different from the Soft Dosa or Kal Dosa that Amma makes. She got this from a paper clipping and I […]

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Cooked Toor Dal ~ Indian Basics for Cooking

Ok this is exactly not a mandatory item on the list for Basic ones in Indian Cooking. But I would rather think so. Though cooking toor dal in pressure cooker takes about 10 minutes, having cooked dal on hand is much more convenient. Especially when you are hard pressed to dish up something quick for […]

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Kadambam Dosa, Mixed Lentil Crape ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Maybe I have already written about it. Yet thinking about memories, kindled me so much that all those memories came flooding in. If you are regular here, then you would know my memories are all always associated with food. I may sound so obsessed with food, but then hey I am! The other day I […]

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Mixed Dal Dosa Recipe~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Mixed Dal Dosa

Continuing on the Dosa Celebration, today’s special is this Mixed Dal Dosa. This mixed dal dosa is Athamma’s pure innovation. On Sunday, when I was telling her that the next 10 days might see a lot of dosas for breakfast, she said she doesn’t want those dosas based on rice. She remembered Amma making some […]

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