Vankaya Senagalu Kura

Vankaya Senagalu Kura

Vankaya Senagalu Kura is a simple and easy side dish to make for rotis. The combination of black chana with brinjal tastes excellent. All you would need to plan ahead is to remember soaking the chana ahead. Most times I plan ahead to make chana Pulao or some gravy and so chana is always stocked […]

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Kuthravaali Puli Sadam ~ Day 8

Kuthiraivali Puli Sadam

Kuthravaali Puli Sadam or Barnyard Millet Tamarind Rice is an easy millet dish you can make as neivedyam this Navratri Season. For the Navratri Day 8, the neivedyam was a Puli Sadam with Barnyard Millet, Whole Moong Dal Sundal and Sakkarai Pongal as it was Tuesday. Check out the Navratri Special dishes for more ideas. […]

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Thinai Thengai Sadam, Kadalai Sundal ~ Day 4

Foxtail Millet Coconut Rice

Thinai Thengai Sadam is made similar to the regular Thengai Sadam using rice. The tiny boiled grains tastes very good in this version. Thinai Thengai Sadam and Kadalai Sundal is the Neivedyam for Navratri Day 4. Check out the other Navratri Special Dishes. Thinai Thengai Sadam Ingredients Needed: 1/2 cup Foxtail Millet / Thinai 1 […]

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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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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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Andhra Chicken Fry | How to make Easy Chicken Fry

Andhra Chicken Fry

Andhra Chicken Fry is an easy chicken fry you can make within thirty minutes of cook time. With just basic Indian spices you have a delicious dry saute to enjoy. This Andhra chicken fry is yet another frequent dish that I have been making of late. I alter with Chicken 65 and Pepper Chicken for […]

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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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