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Masal Vadai Recipe – Moonu Paruppu Masal Vadai Recipe

Masal Vadai Recipe – Moonu Paruppu Masal Vadai Recipe

Recipe for spicy, crispy masal vadai - Moonu paruppu masal vadai tamil style with step by step pictures. This recipe for moonu paruppu vadai (Three lentil fritters) is very easy to make and very different from the traditional paruppu vadai we make at Tamil homes. Toor...

Bengaluru Darshini Hotel Style Sambar

Bengaluru Darshini Hotel Style Sambar

Recipe for Bengaluru darshini hotel style sweet sambar. Karnataka restaurant style sambar with step by step pictures. I think this might be the most debatable post I have ever written. While the sentiment on the TN vs KA sambar runs very high in my family as is the...

Thuvaram Paruppu Kaata Kuzhambu

Thuvaram Paruppu Kaata Kuzhambu

Recipe for traditional Kongunad kaata kuzhambu made with toor dal. Recipe with step by step pictures. Kaata Kuzhambu is a very traditional recipe made in the kongunad region. It is usually served with Ragi Kali, idli or dosa. Kaatam காட்டம் literally means heat. The...

Jilakara Kudumulu Recipe, Seeraga Puttu

Jilakara Kudumulu Recipe, Seeraga Puttu

Recipe for Kongunad special Seeraga Puttu / Jilakara Kudumulu. Recipe made with homeground coarse parboiled rice and toor dal. Steamed dumplings recipe. This recipe for Seeraga Puttu / Jilakara Kudumulu is very popular among the telugu speaking community of the Kongu...

Thakkali Sambar, Tomato Sambar Recipe

Thakkali Sambar, Tomato Sambar Recipe

Tomato Sambar recipe made with homeground masala. Sambar recipe without tamarind. Perfect accompaniment for south Indian dishes. Recipe with step by step pictures. This everyday very unique tomato sambar made in the kongunad region is a perfect accompaniment for idli...

Garlic Pappu – Garlic Tomato Palakura Pappu Recipe

Garlic Pappu – Garlic Tomato Palakura Pappu Recipe

Garlic tomato palakura pappu recipe. Garlic dal made with roasted garlic, palak greens and tomatoes. A fantastic accompaniment for rice. Garlic dal for rice restaurant style. Recipe with step by step pictures and video. This is a very easy everyday recipe that can be...

Araithu vitta sambar recipe, arachuvitta sambar recipe

Araithu vitta sambar recipe, arachuvitta sambar recipe

Recipe for araithu vitta sambar. Sambar recipe made with home ground masala paste with coconut. Excellent for idli and dosa. With step by step pictures. This is a staple sambar in many of the households down south. This is a very simple sambar made with a ground spice...

Tomato Pappu with Garlic recipe

Tomato Pappu with Garlic recipe

Easy Recipe for tomato dal with garlic and spices. Perfect accompaniment for lunch with rice. The flavor of roasted garlic is so aromatic and delicious in this recipe. With step by step pictures. Boil half a cup of toor-dal with 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker...

Pudalangai Paal Kootu – Snake Gourd Milk Curry

Pudalangai Paal Kootu – Snake Gourd Milk Curry

Recipe for Pudalangai Paal Kootu made with snake gourd and toor dal. Easy everyday lentil recipe. The addition of milk gives a very nice creamy taste. I am not a milk person. I do not like milk. I do not like yogurt too! Milk in coffee is fine. But plain milk and...

Paruppu Thogayal – Lentil Chutney for Rice

Paruppu Thogayal – Lentil Chutney for Rice

Paruppu Thogayal Recipe. Easy to do and very tasty side dish, served with rice for lunch. Made with lentils - toor dal and coconut. With step by step pictures. Note: For Chutneys and masala powders, I use a combination of Byadagi chillies and the regular Tamil gundu...

Mor Sambar

Mor Sambar

Mor Sambar or Sambar made with buttermilk is a nice variation to the usual sambar made for lunch. This is a very simple recipe and can be made within minutes. I have adapted this recipe from Mrs. Anuradha Krishnamoorthy.  Also, here is the recipe...