Methi Aloo Paneer Stuffed Paratha

Methi Aloo Paneer Stuffed Paratha

Methi Aloo Paneer Stuffed Paratha is a healthy stuffed paratha made with fresh methi leaves with aloo and paneer. With spices added, this makes a delicious lunch box dish. We mostly make these stuffed parathas for weekends, however, I also pack these for Konda’s lunch box as it’s easy to handle and eat. These parathas […]

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Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu

Vazhaithandu Poricha Kootu, a typical dish from the Tamil Cuisine, is an easy side dish made for meals and served with rice. The Poricha Kootu concept is more of a TamBrahm cuisine where the gravy is seasoned with peppercorn and a ground masala and uses different water vegetables. I share my lunch with my colleagues and […]

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Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu | How to make Mor Kulambu

Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu

Chow Chow Mor Kuzhambu is a delicious side dish made with seasoned curds or yogurt. It bursts with flavour and makes a wonderful side dish for mixed rice like Coconut Rice. We mostly make a mor kuzhambu with Lady’s Finger along with Thengai Sadam, so we thought we could change the vegetable and see how […]

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Aratikaya Masala Vepudu

Plaintain Fry - Lunch box Series

Aratikaya Masala Vepudu or Vazhakkai Masala Varuval is spiced dry saute made with plantain or raw banana. The roasted spice powder added to this makes it a very delicious side dish with plain dal and rice. While I love banana fry that Amma makes as plain with just chili powder and coriander powder, this spiced […]

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Yellow Moong Dal Idli Rava Idli ~ Instant Healthy Breakfast

Yellow Moong Dal Idli Rava Idli

Yellow Moong Dal Idli Rava Idli is as the name says made with split yellow moong dal and Idli Rava. Making instant Healthy Breakfast with Idli Rava is very easy as it only needs to be soaked for a while and requires no fermentation. While we mostly make the regular fermented Idlis for breakfast or […]

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Char Dal Tadka | How to make Yellow Dal Tadka

Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka

Char Dal Tadka or Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka is a simple and easy dal that can be served with pulkas. The dal is mild on the stomach and tastes wonderful. I chose to make this yellow dals and highlighted the colour by including turmeric powder as well. We make a simple dal with pulka at […]

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Green Chutney | How to make Kothamalli Chutney

Kothamalli Chutney

Kothamalli Chutney or Green Chutney is a simple and easy condiment that you can make to serve with Idli or Dosa. This chutney is so simple and tastes wonderful with soft hot Idlis. We often make this chutney with some changes to the same proportion and each version tastes great. Off late things have been […]

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Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori

Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori

Yellow Pumpkin Masala Poori is a spicy poori make with pumpkin or kaddu along with spices to make a filling meal anytime. When I came to selecting for Y, I didn’t have anything in mind. Didn’t know what to make and finally decided to on Yellow colour and had Yellow Pumpkin, Yellow Split dal to […]

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Goan Xacuti Curry Powder

Xacuti Curry Powder

Xacuti Masala Powder is a hot and spicy curry powder from Goa. This popular curry powder is the basic powder used in many nonveg preparations. I adapted this curry powder from this site and used only half the measurement given. I converted to cups and spoons so that it was easy for me to half […]

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Peethi Ki Paronthi | Lentil Stuffed Flatbread

Peethi ki Paronthi

Peethi Ki Paronthi is a stuffed paratha with a spiced Urad dal filling. Paronthi is smaller and thinner than regular paratha. From the recipe I adapted, I read an interesting story on what a Paronthi means. Anyway, it is said that paronthi is smaller and thinner than regular parathas, and for many years ago, people […]

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