Khichdi ~ Comfort Food!

The computer was out of form for a week and worse part was, the pictures were not on my laptop. Not that I cooked anything new during this time. But then I generally felt so disconnected that I literally wanted to shout out loud. I made frequent visits to my brother’s home to check the […]

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Sorakaya Snack ~ Bottle Gourd Fries!

Thank you, friends, for indulging me. It’s been great fun reading all the answers. I know its very hard to guess the ingredient from the finished dish, so I thought a clue is very much needed. That’s why that clue that it belongs to the Gourd family! And two of them got it right, Jayashree […]

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Onion Chutney for Coconut Dosa

Onion Chutney for Coconut Dosa

This onion chutney was suggested by my blog reader who makes it along with Coconut Dosa. Since the coconut dosa is little bland this spicy chutney goes very well. This onion chutney can be made and served with any tiffin dishes. I am always on the lookout for new chutneys to make. I know we […]

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Rava Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

There is something about Rava Dosa that pulls my heart strings in many ways. This has been my most favourite tiffin item that I would want to order in a hotel. Most times, it would not be available as it’s so popular!. If Amma had the challenge to conquer, it was Rava Dosa. And she […]

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Nellore Chicken | How to make Nellore Chicken Fry

Nellore Chicken

Nellore Chicken is a chicken dry starter prepared with Indian Spices and saute with egg to make a wholesome dish on its own. A fusion dish created to have the best of the ingredients added. -Updated on Jul 24th 2018. I updated this with new pictures and formatted recipe. Everything else remains the same and […]

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Carrot Beans Sambar ~ Lunch Box Series : LBS#7

Carrot Beans Sambar

Carrot Beans Sambar is one of the sambar varieties that’s popular in Tamil Nadu. The sweetness of carrot lends a unique taste to this sambar. Since this post was many years ago, I decided to redo the same dishes and took new pictures as part of the BM#90, Redo Old posts. I enjoyed making it […]

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Chikkudukaya Vepudu with Aloo

Chikkudukaya Vepudu with Aloo

Chikkudukaya Vepudu with Aloo is more of a dry dish made with Broad Beans and Potatoes with a typical Indian Masala. This serves both as a side dish for Chapati or along with Rice and dal. This is one of the most frequent dishes that Athamma used to make for dinner and I also got […]

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Coconut Chutney ~ Side Dish for Idli Dosa

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney is one of the most versatile chutney, famous all over the south. Each region adds its own distinct flavour to the base chutney. Almost all the hotels in Tamil Nadu serve this along with Dosas and Idlis. The chutney is almost so white and has a very nutty taste that makes the tiffin […]

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Gummadikaya Gojju

This dish with Butternut squash or Red pumpkin is very simple and does not involve onions or tomatoes yet tastes great. Its called Parakikay in Tamil and Gummadikaya in Telugu. This is our all time favorite which goes well with anything. Here you go for the things needed Gummadikaya Gojju Preparation Time: 5 mins Cooking […]

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