Mint Coriander Chutney | Pudina Kothamali Chutney

This is another one of your simple yet delicious chutneys that you can serve with your Idlis and Dosas. Infact this Pudina Kothamalli chutney is so versatile that it makes a great impact with rice as well. Since the time Amma has started making this chutney, it surely finds itself on our table every week. […]

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Mixed Vegetable Kurma 2 | Side Dish for Idli / Chapati

When it’s kurma you are talking about, you are bound to come across quite a variety. And specially when you decide it’s a side dish that you could serve Rotis and Idlis alike, you are bound to be taken in right. This is what happened when I had decided to make the Sannas for Indian […]

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Powder from Heaven ~ and a guess!

This is what I always thought when I think of the podi that Amma makes. It used to be the object of many childhood dreams. When somebody used to ask me what my favorite food was, I used to think podi annam! I remember during my high school, when coming back from school, Amma used […]

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14 Idlies and a Sambar!

14 Idlies is the way this dish is called in the restaurants in Madras. These are mini idlies soaked in buckets of Sambar. Being a native of this city, I enjoy my Idlies the way it is eaten natively. Idlies are quite popular in Andhra also but Tamil Nadu is famous for its Idlies and […]

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