Dry Baby Shrimp Idli Powder, I planned to prepare a traditional dish, that would remind me of my Grandma’s time. Some of the dishes are slowly becoming outdated or getting repackaged in departmental stores making its preparation less frequent in household. Dry baby prawn idli powder is one such dish. I still remember helping grandma and aunties with picking the impurities from the dry prawns … Continue reading Dry baby Shrimp Idli Powder – Chenna kunni powder
Garlic Fry: Garlic is known for its health benefits. For ages, its’ been in culinary as well as medicinal usages. When crushed or cut, its sticky & pungent, yet adds great taste to dishes. Of all the health benefits, the prominent one is that it’s known to reduce gastric problem – The first suggestion by elders in the family would be to intake dry roasted … Continue reading Instant Garlic Fry – An excellent side for Dosa!
Tomato chutney: Couple of years back, my sister got to know this recipe from her colleague. Her colleague used to bring this raw & spicy tomato chutney as a side for idlies and she always says that it comes handy in the morning hazzle. The same chutney, my sis prefers tempering with mustard seeds and boiling for a minute or so. Being a chemistry teacher, … Continue reading Tomato chutney Recipe – with no onions!
Coriander chutney recipe: I always liked the smell & taste of coriander leaves and for its appetizing smell, it goes into lot of culinary preparations around the world in the final garnishing part. We may call it kothamalli , dhania, cilantro, parsley – does the name really matter?…its all about taste…coriander chutney is in my list of best tasting chutneys. I just feel the freshness of … Continue reading Coriander Chutney – So Refreshing!
Onion Chutney Recipe: I simply love making chutneys. They are easy to make and save lot of my time especially in the hectic morning schedule. I keep experimenting with the ingredients and there are times when certain combinations have made me go mad. I liked the taste of onion chutney that I made this week as a side for idlies and thought its a must … Continue reading Onion Chutney – A Quick Make!
Curry leaves chutney recipe: Curry leaves are predominantly used in seasoning in South Indian preparations. Besides, its also used in home remedy for hair treatment. Coconut oil with curry leaves mix is famous in South India, where households use it to prevent greying of hair. And to add on to that benefit, curry leaves chutney, podi and gravies are also made. I would share the … Continue reading Curry leaves chutney – Healthy Mornings!
Tomato-Onion Chutney Recipe: Every South Indian households would have prepared this for their breakfast besides the popular south Indian coconut chutney, I must guarantee. while each have their own variation, I have given my own recipe below. It tastes good with Wheat and Ragi dosa. Ingredients: 2 medium sized Tomato(cut into big pieces) 1 1/2 medium sized Onion(cut into big pieces) 4-5 green chillies 1 … Continue reading Tomato-Onion Chutney Recipe
Coconut Chutney Recipe: I have heard popular chefs talk about health benefits of raw coconut and that we could consume it guilt free in natural form. Every other week, I include coconut chutney in my breakfast menu. Its a quick make recipe Ingredients: For Grinding: 1/2 cup coconut 1/4 cup roasted gram 4-5 green chillies 1/2 inch ginger 1 stalk of curry leaf salt to … Continue reading Coconut Chutney Recipe
Mint chutney: Mint chutney with idli or dosa is famous in South India. It has distinct taste and is good for digestion. Mint chutney with ragi dosa is a perfect combination. (watch out for Ragi dosa recipe in my up coming post) Ingredients: 1 cup mint leaves 1/4 cup coriander leaves 1/4 cup coconut (cut into small pieces – remove the brown inner skin) 4-5 green … Continue reading Mint chutney