Madras Palak Chutney | Pasalai Keerai Thogayal

Pasalai Keerai Thogayal

Madras Palak Chutney is made with the Spinach that’s available in South India. Its called as Pasalai Keerai and this chutney version makes a wonderful side dish. When Amma got the Pasalai Keerai recently she wanted to make this chutney and made it quite spicy too. It got paired very well with the Dal and […]

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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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Instant Ragi Sevai ~ Easy Breakfast Dishes

Instant Ragi Sevai

Instant Ragi Sevai is made with store bought sevai and gets done instantly. You can just about add anything to this sevai to make it more interesting and appealing. When I was thinking about what else to make for breakfast that will also include millets, I opted to buy this ragi sevai. These hardly takes […]

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Poha | How to make Poha

Poha

Poha or Aval Upma is one of the easiest upmas you can make. This version is topped with savory mixtures and sev with raw onions that gives you a feeling of eating a chat. When I started making poha again after a period, I noticed that it had mixed reactions. Each one had a different opinion […]

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Arisi Upma | How to make Broken Rice Upma

Arisi Upma

Arisi Upma is an easy and quick dish you can make for a breakfast or any meal for that matter, with broken rice and other ingredients that typically go into an Upma. I normally make it with either homemade Rice Rava before, then I saw the ready made Rice Rava and always stock it so […]

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Cauliflower Chilli Pakoda

Cauliflower Chilli Pakoda

Cauliflower Chilli Pakoda is yet another way of making pakoda that is everybody’s favorite. In today’s version, I have marinated cauliflower florets with spices and corn flour and added besan just before frying to give that crispy and different texture to the fried cauliflower. I am celebrating 10 years of blogging at Spice your Life! […]

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Crispy Cauliflower Pakoda

Crispy Cauliflower Pakoda

Crispy Cauliflower Pakodas are some delicious snacks you can enjoy for any time and especially great when you are sitting back to enjoy a movie! Though I have so many pakodas shared, I checked and saw that this lip smacking pakodas are missing from the list. We enjoy some spicy fried chilies with crisp curry leaves deep […]

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Aloo Masala for Poori ~ Combo Breakfast Dishes

Aloo Masala for Poori is one of the simplest yet tasty dishes you can make for your weekend brunch and enjoy a hearty meal. I am very fond of this Combo Dishes theme and always keep looking out for dishes that are served together. We always plan for an elaborate breakfast which also ends up […]

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Usal Poha ~ An Indian Chaat

Usal Poha

Usal Poha is an interesting chaat blending of two traditional dishes, Poha and Usal. The final assembled dish is simply out of the world! When I was checking out my options for U, I was checking out Vaishali’s space and came across this Usal Poha. She writes about coming across this vendor who sells poha. […]

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