Beetroot Hummus

Hummus is one of the famous cuisine from Middle eastern part of the globe. It is very simple to make this dish with very few ingredients. I made this beetroot hummus without tahini. This simple recipe is a wonderful snack or a spread for sandwiches or with pita bread and veggies.Its a blend of boiled…

Coconut chutney restaurant style

Coconut chutney is one of the most suitable side dish for all most all south indian tiffin items. Today I am giving you restaurant style coconut chutney with red chilles. I made this chutney  with coconut,shallots and red chillies. Let us see how to make this easy chutney .   Preparation time approx. 10 minutes….

Peanut Chutney

Peanut Chutney. This is one of the most simple chutney to prepare. Peanut chutney is a perfect side dish for Idly , Dosa varieties .Let us see how to make this simple side dish. Preparing time approx. 15 minutes. Ingredients. 1/4 cup peanuts 1 onion 1 pod garlic 1 tbsp coconut 8 red chillies (…

Cabbage chutney

  Cabbage chutney One of the healthy easy side dish made with cabbage for South Indian tiffin items like Idly,rawa idly, any kind of dosa variates, parathas, kozhukkattai etc and plain rice. We can make this chutney with in 15 minutes.Cabbage is  a good source of fiber and other vitamins. Let us see how to…

Chithambaram Gotsu

Authentically it is prepared with grilled brinjals. Some people fry the brinjals in little oil. Today I have baked the brinjals and made this Gotsu which is a very simple and healthy method. Gotsu with samba rice is offered as a prasadam in Chithambaram temple. It needs very few ingredients. Gotsu is a good combination…

Paruppu Thogayal

This is an authentic Tamil Brahmin dish  served with rice . It goes very well with vetha kuzhambu, jeera rasam and any vegetable subji. This is a very simple dish. You can adjust the spice level according to your taste.  I like to mix paruppu thogayal  with plain rice adding a spoon of ghee. Let…

Tomato Thokku

Tomato thokku is different from tomato chutney. It is very easy to make this multi purpose thokku. We can make this and store this thokku for few weeks if refrigerated. This thokku will be more tastier if you are using thil oil. If your tomatoes are sour reduce the quantity of tamarind. I used 3…

Kappa and Unakka Mulagu chammandhi

Kappa and unakka mulagu chammandhi is one of the very famous combo dish from Kerala. Kappa means tapioca or cassava. It is full of starch equal to rice. In Kerala people generally opt for this for rice. I love kappa in any form. We can make different varieties of dishes with kappa.The most famous combo…

Millet Idly with coconut chutney and onion coconut chutney

Millet idly with chutney Idly is one of the popular South indian breakfast which is very low calorie food. Today  I am giving Idly with millets. Millets are very healthy and good for diet.I have used 2 variety of millets ,Foxtail millet and Barnyard millet combined with urad dal and little rice. Let us see…

Odicha mulaga or mulaga curry or long chilly pickle

Odicha mulaga or mulaga curry Mulaga means chillies in tamil. Odicha mulaga means cut chillies. This is one of the traditional pickle for idly, dosa, kozhukkattai, rice,poori, parathas.Odicha mulaga is a mix of all tastes. Spicy, tangy,and sweet. The chillies used for this pickle is not that spicy.It is  like bhajji variety chillies. In southern…

Puli Inji(spicy ,tangy instant pickle)

Puli Inji One of the popular pickles of Kerala which is very tangy, spicy and sweet.I learnt this recipe from my grandma. We can have this with curd rice, idly or  dosa .Inji means Ginger in malyalam. Preparation time approx 15 minutes Ingredients 100 gram ginger ( a big piece) 10 green chillies( adjust according…

Manga Chammandi or Raw Mango Chutney

Pacha manga chammandi is a traditional dish of Kerala which goes well with rice porridge. Manga chammandi and rice with roasted pappad is a very good combo and healthy too. Preparation time: 10 minutes. Ingredients: 1/2 to 3/4 cup raw mango pieces (depending on the sourness adjust the quantity of mangoes) 1/2 cup grated coconut 4…