Kaara Chutney(Onion Tomato Chutney)

  Kaara chutney is a very common breakfast side dish in South India. Spicy onion tomato chutney goes well with idli and dosa varieties and also can be paired up with roti, paniyaram aapam as well. This chutney can be stored for a week and served. There are many variations and this particular recipe is…

Aval Pudding (Poha pudding)

Aval/Poha also known as flattened rice or beaten rice is an easy to cook and easily digestible food. It is often eaten for breakfast or as an evening snack. Aval can be made as a sweet or savoury. Aval pudding is a simple sweet breakfast or an evening snack which can be prepared in minutes….

Bhindi Masala (Okra Curry)

Okra masala is an interesting side dish for roti. It is very simple and easy to prepare, which does not require any grinding process and can be done in very less time. I learnt this from my friends and gave some twists to the original recipe to keep it simple. It came out really well…

Solam dosai (Sorghum dosa)

Solam dosai is a healthy and nutritious breakfast. Simple kara chutney as a side dish is more than enough for this dosa. Sorghum/solam/jowar is a grain which is rich in fibre and helps in digestion. We can make paniyaram (pan fried cakes), solam soru or kali or mudde (sorghum rice balls or dumblings) and many…

Idli dosai Podi

I would say idli dosai podi is a saviour when we are running out of time to prepare any side dish for idli and dosa. And this is one of my favourite too. Hot idli, crispy dosa and Podi topped with ghee is a bliss in the morning. There are many variations in Podi with…