Samai Elumichai Sadam, Kondakadalai Sundal ~ Day 3

Samai Elumichai Sadam

Samai Elumichai Sadam is the millet version of lemon rice made with Little Millet. This is prepared the same way as you would with regular Rice. So for Navratri Day 3 Neivedyam, I made Samai Elumichai Sadam and Kondakadalai Sundal. My plan was to cook all the main dishes with different millets this year. Somehow […]

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Pulihora, Kadalai Paruppu Sundal ~ Day 2

Pulihora - Spicy Tamarind Rice

Navratri Day 2 prasadam was this spicy Pulihora made with a spice powder and has a long shelf life. This also works very well if you want to make it ahead. This version of Pulihora or the Spicy Tamarind Rice, is different from all the different Pulihora recipes I have. Pulihora is made with a spicy […]

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Samai Khara Ven Pongal, Sakkarai Pongal Day 1

Ven Pongal

Navratri begins today and for day 1 Neivedyam it was Ven Pongal and Sakkarai Pongal. Since I have already made Ven Pongal in different combinations, thought of including Samai and made this dish. The sweet was Sakkarai Pongal and since I made sakkarai pongal every Tuesday for Ganapathi Homan, the method I am following to […]

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Yellow Moong Dal Poha Dosa

Yellow Moong Dal Poha Dosa

Yellow Split Moong Dal Poha Dosa is a quick and instant Dosas you can make for your breakfast or for any meal. When it came to Y, I didn’t have any idea on what to do and I simply settled on making Yellow Moong Dal. While I already have different versions of Yellow Moong Dal […]

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Visiri Dosai | Chettinad Visiri Dosai

Visiri Dosai

Visiri Dosai from Chettinad is a lacy crepe made with different flours and is an instant dosa variety. This means there is no fermentation needed and if you are in a hurry to make something, this is the dish you will opt for! I adapted it from this recipe and I have no clue why […]

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Rava Onion Masala Dosa

Rava Onion Masala Dosa

Rava Onion Masala Dosa is combination of both the regular Rava Dosa and the Masala Dosa. The Rava Dosa is stuffed with a Potato Masal and tastes out of the world! I have Amma’s version of Rava Dosa and an instant Rava Dosa already on the blog. So when I was thinking what to make […]

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Phanna Doddak | No Ferment Tempered Dosa From Konkani

Phanna Doddak

Phanna Doddak means Tempered Dosa in Konkani cuisine. This is a no ferment dosa and only efforts needed is to soak the urad dal and grind to a smooth batter. This batter reminded me of Dibba roti from Andhra, with the major portion of the batter is urad dal and the tempering makes all the […]

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Kadapa Karam Dosa

Kadapa Karam Dosa

Kadapa Karam Dosa is a popular Dosa variety from Kadapa which is a city in Andhra. The specialty of this dosa is the different chutneys spread on it and served with a variety of side dishes. The batter is also slightly different as it has cumin seeds added to the batter. Andhra cuisine is known […]

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Bele Dose | Mixed Lentil Dosa from Karnataka

Bele Dose

Bele Dose or Mixed Lentil Dosa is a crispy thin dosa made with a mix of regular lentils. The lentils are called as “Bele” in Kannada. This is almost similar to the Adai we make in Tamil Nadu. The batter is made by soaking rice and a mix of dals for a day and ground […]

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Munakkaya Gojju | Drumstick Masala Curry

Drumstick Masala Curry - Indian Lunch Box

Munakkaya Gojju or Drumstick Masala Curry is an authentic Rayalaseema dish from Andhra. In this dish, spices and coconut paste is cooked till almost dry to give a nice coating to the Drumstick. I learned this dish from Athamma and previous to this, I have never eaten Drumstick in anything else other than Sambhar. When […]

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Nellikai Thayir Pachadi | How to make Amla Raita

Nellikai Thayir Pachadi

Nellikai Thayir Pachadi or Amla Raita is a fantastic way to include Amla in your meal. Amla is very rich in Vitamin C and helpful in increasing your immunity. While we have tried different methods to include Amla or the Indian Gooseberry in our diet regularly, we always end up missing it out majorly. Over […]

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