Methi Tomato Chutney ~ Easy Chutney for Idli, dosa

For the second day of Methi Dishes, I made a new chutney with it. I was skiptical about how it might taste when I was reading the recipe. I thought I should become adventouas and simply make it. To be frank, I am not always up to trying out something very different to my regular […]

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Mysore Masala Dosa from Karnataka

When I had my Dosa Mela, I had some chosen speciality dosas from each state. One of them was this Mysore Masala Dosa. When trying to know how different this is from our regular Masala Dosa, I came to know that it has a special Red Chutney spread on the dosa and then the Potato […]

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Chettinad Vellai Paniyaram, Milagai Chutney

For the final day I had decided to make Vellai Paniyaram with Milagai Chutney. After deciding on this I saw so many of my friends doing this so it was not tough making this one. First one to go was Suma and I had decided to follow her recipe. I had served this for breakfast and […]

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Hotel Sambar | Tiffin Sambar ~ Restaurant Style | Step by Step

Being a Madrasi, having a fetish for Sambar is nothing new. However, when I see how my colleagues love the Hotel Saravana Bhavan Sambar, makes me wonder if there is a different sambar all together! After all, a sambar is a simple, everyday dish right! Hotel Saravana Bhavan is a chain of hotels that specializes […]

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Pappula Podi / Putnala Pappu Podi | Authentic Andhra Special

The first time I heard the word Putnala pappu was only after blogging. We call the fried gram differently and add to the confusion, Athamma refers to it differently too. The many different names each ingredients has, even among people from different parts of the same state, astounds me. So the first time I read […]

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Homemade Mango Chutney | Side Dish for Dosa

With the Mango season being on full swing, it’s only natural that we end up making lots of dishes with Mangoes. We have one favorite Mango Chutney recipe from Amma that invariably finds it’s way to the table. As a rule she makes this version without fail, which tastes awesome with steamed rice and ghee. Apart from […]

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