Semolina Dosa

I am glad to share this recipe with you all today. As the title suggests, it is ” Semolina Dosa ” but of a different kind.This is part of our blog hop with the theme “dosas” . Hence, you can have a galore of dosas today.


Kanchipuram Idli

Semolina Idli

Semolina idli, more often called as “Rawa Idli” is one of the favourite breakfast of south indians, though at many times it is fairly associated with the MTR brand who have been known for instant cook food products. Today, I present to you  this breakfast in easy steps.


Mint Chutney

This green chutney is ideal as an accompaniment with snacks as samosas or cutlets. It can also be used with chapati, idli or dosa as a change from the regular one. Mint chutney in the refrigerator can be a quick fix  solution in emergencies. Do give it a try.


Ugadi platter

Ugadi is an important festival of India, though predominantely celebrated in the Southern region. It marks the beginning of a new era, simply put , Ugadi is a sanskrit word comprising of yug and adi where “yug” means “era ” and ‘adi” means “beginning “. Thus, this marks the new year for us. According to the Hindu Calendar,it falls on the first day of the month of Chaitra. This year, it falls on March 21. As this is according to the lunar calendar, the date varies each year. Today, with the festival approaching I have an Ugadi platter for you all. It is part of our blog hop of the theme “Ugadi Special”.


30 day blogging challenge, a real guide

If you are a passionate blogger like me, then   read further and do join the course. When my friend, Anu Nagaraj suggested about the 30 day blogging challenge, I was a bit sceptical . With many things going on, and being the month of February, tied up with daughters exams, and my other classes,I wondered if I could ever do it. But, the desire to learn excelled   and was soon into it.  I, took a little longer time to complete, but extremly glad to have been a part of it. During the course, have learnt many new aspects and greatful for the same. (more…)

Masala Puri

Masala Puri are a deep fried spicy indian breads.It can be used as a breakfast dish , but if fried food is not your early  option, serve it for lunch or as an evening snack.  They are tasty and easy to make. It can be called as a modified version of the plain puri which needs kurma.You do not need much accompaniments here, coconut chutney and pickles are ideal to be served  with it. This is my second entry to the blog hop of the theme”Holi special” .My first entry can be read here.


Sweet Pongal

Holi, the festival of colours marks the arrival of spring. It is the time when we love to celebrate the beautiful season, which soon ends giving us the worse summer. This festival is celebrated throughout the country, though the spirit of the festival has dwindled these days. What was once a colourful play with each one immersed in pink and blue , is now reduced to a mere touch of it. Well, change is the only thing constant, I enjoying seeing the kids running splashing colours on each other. Happy Holi to all of you !