Sambar Sadam (Sambar Rice)

Sambar Sadam / Sambar rice is a common dish in most of Tamilnadu vegetarian restaurants. It’s an easy one pot meal, which is a mix of vegetables, lentils and rice with a mild tangy flavour from tamarind. Though it tastes similar to bisi bele baath, the process is completely different. It is ideal for lunch…

Kambu Dosai (Pearl millet/Bajra dosa)

A healthy breakfast which you can have it without any guilt is this Kambu dosai. This millet is my favourite among all the other millets. Kambu itself gives a nice aroma and taste to any dish in which it is added. Like any other millets, this is also rich in fibre and low in carbohydrates….

Urulai kizhangu Kari (Potato dry curry)

Urulaikizhangu Kari is a dry curry, a great combo with sambar rice or rasam rice or simple plain curd rice too. Though I`m not a big fan of potato, I like few recipes of potato. This is one such. I was trying to recreate a potato curry which I had in our temple festival years…

Omam Puli Kuzhambu (Ajwain Tamarind Curry)

Omam Puli kuzhambu is a delicious South Indian curry goes well with hot steamed rice. Omam/Ajwain helps in proper digestion. As a home remedy for gastric problem, you can crush the omam with your palm and have it along with some warm water, which gives a good relief. Mainly, this curry is apt during winter…

Sambar Podi / Sambar masala powder

Sambar masala powder/Sambar podi is an aromatic South Indian spice powder prepared by dry roasting and grinding various Indian spices and few lentils. Sambar powder is mainly used for making sambar and also used in few South Indian curries. Mostly I will get sambar powder from my grand mom or my MIL. I like both…