Mysore Rasam | How to make Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam is an aromatic dish made with freshly roasted and ground spice powder and this light dish makes a wonderful lunch or dinner meal. Though the name goes as Mysore Rasam, I am not sure of the connection between the Indian State of Mysore in Karnataka and this rasam. While there are many rasams, […]

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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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Mushti Dosa | How to make Konkani Pancakes

Mushti Dosa

Mushti Dosa is a Konkani Dosa made with rice, poha and grated coconut. This dosa is very soft and tastes very delightful. This Mushti Dosa is one of the popular and traditional dishes from the Konkani cuisine. Mushti means ‘handful or fistful’. And it refers to the phrase of a fistful of nutrition. I adapted […]

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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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ILam Dosai | Soft Dosai from Chettinad

ILam Dosai

Ilam Dosai, spelt als E’lam Dosai is from the Chettinad Cuisine, Tamil Nadu. Ilam dosa is absolutely soft and can be folded like a handkerchief. These soft naturally fermented dosa is light on the stomach and can be served for breakfast or dinner. Since its cooked on low flame, it hardly needs oil and is […]

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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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Malaysian Spice Mix

Malaysian Spice Mix

Malaysian Spice Mix is a ground spice blend combining about 12 different spices and ingredients. This gives a wonderful taste and aroma to the cooked dish. I selected Condiments as the theme for my Pick 3 dishes from 3 Asian Countries, I chose Srilanka as the first country to explore, then decided on making this […]

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Sri Lankan Dhal Curry

Sri Lankan Dhal Curry is a staple dish and is very quick to make. This delicious dhal recipe made with masoor dal is popularly served along with nonveg or any rice or roti. Though I had decided to make this dal, I didn’t read through the recipe until the morning I decided to make. I […]

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Sri Krishna Vilas Style Kanchipuram Idli Recipe

Sri Krishna Vilas Idli Recipe

Kancheepuram Idli from Sri Krishna Vilas Hotel is still of the few hotels that continue to make these famous Sri Varadarajaperumal Temple Koil Idlis. The slight variations one might have given to the recipe evolved into a new dish that is still so popular among people who visit this hotel. In an article featured in […]

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Tiffin Sambar for Idlis ~ Step By Step Pictures

Tiffin Sambar

Tiffin Sambar for Idlis is a flavoursome Sambar made with Yellow Moong dal and a dash of Toor Dal. I have another version of Moong Dal Sambar that gets served as Tiffin Sambar at home. However, I have added green chillies along with the toor dal to give some change to the tiffin sambar. This […]

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Pulihora | Tamarind Rice ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 1

Pulihora

Happy Navaratri to all my readers! We are starting the Navaratri pooja from today and we will be observing for the next nine days with special neivedyam for the Goddess. Please check my Navratri Special Dishes for more ideas to make these nine days. I hope you will find the page useful. Today I started […]

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