This is a quick and simple sweet chutney, which tastes the best with some crispy dosa or soft idli. You also don't need to add any oil for cooking this chutney as mashed potatoes add enough moisture. Preparation time- 5 min Cooking time- 20 min Equipment: Pot for boiling Pan for tempering Spice Grinder Potato Masher … Continue reading Sweet Potato Chutney
South Indian Bottle Gourd (also called lauki or doodhi) Moon Dal lentil stew, which has a consistency of a curry, therefore can be a great accompaniment for the rice dishes. It is very simple and quick to make and it only requires two main ingredients. Preparation time-5 min Cooking time- 30 min Equipment: Pot for boiling … Continue reading Bottle Gourd Kootu
This is a Latvian recipe for a soft dairy cake with dark raisins. Preparation time-5 min Cooking time- 40 min Equipment: Bowl Fork Cake tin Ingredients: 500g of Curd 3tbs of Semolina 1tsp of Baking Powder 2 eggs 1/4 cup of Milk 4tbs of White Sugar (or more) A handful of Dark Raisins Directions: Preheat … Continue reading Curd Cake
Two-day-old Idlis are no near as good as freshly steamed cakes but don't rush to disregard them as you can make this quick and tasty snack out of frozen or refrigerated Idlis in minutes. 🕐 ❗️To make Idli Fries you will need to use left-over Idlis that have been refrigerated for at least a day. You can't … Continue reading Idli Fries
This is a Tamil Nadu recipe of pumpkin side dish, which is prepared and cooked similarly to the 'Carrot Poriyal.' 😊 The good news is, you can use any type of pumpkin you desire. I made this recipe with the butternut squash as it was available to me in a local shop. Preparation time-10 min Cooking time- 15 … Continue reading Pumpkin Poriyal
This is a Tamil Nadu style Carrot Poriyal, which is so simple and quick to make. 👌🏻 It is a good healthy side dish for lunch meals consisting of rice. Now, some people may want to cut their carrots in cubes and pre-boil them, however, I prefer to simply grate the carrots, thus avoiding unnecessary cooking. 😉 … Continue reading Carrot Poriyal
This is a quick and easy chutney to make, which tastes the best with fresh Idli, Dosa or Pongal rice. It is absolutely my favourite chutney and for that reason, I prefer to use a fresh, whole coconut, which I shred at home. To keep it for longer, I usually freeze it and defrost it … Continue reading Coconut Chutney
This is a popular and easy South Indian dessert, which I love cooking. 👍🏻 It is made with roasted rava/ semolina, raisins and cardamom and is usually served chilled but can be also enjoyed warm.
These South Indian steamed rice cakes are made out of fermented batter, consisting of black lentils (urad dal/ black gram), long grain rice and parboiled rice, which are then soaked in the warm water and blended to make a fine paste.