Majjige huli is a popular accompaniment used with steamed rice. It is made of whisked curds with seasoning and other spices. It makes a good meal for summer. This is a signature dish of Karnataka. It is known by different names in various states. Paladya, mor kozhambu, majjige huli and kadhi are the different names […]
Alasande kalu wade (black eyed beans) are one of the tastiest fritters. It is also known as lobia and karamani. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. It’s the season of fresh black-eyed beans. Stir fry and sambar are the usual ones that I make using it. Fritters was on the […]
Kandhabhaji, onion pakoda, onion fritters, hattikaye, anything you call it, it makes a delicious snack with a cup of hot tea. It is addictive and loved mostly by many.
Cabbage is one of the few vegetables that we bring regularly at home. The toughest task seems to be planning the menu for the day. Coming across this stir fry, I kinda new that it is meant for me and soon it found a place in my daily menu. Bengali style Cabbage stir fry with […]
“Mamma, what is the curry or sabzi that you have made along with chapati? ” is the pertinent question that I get each day. Well, accompaniments do enhance the taste of food that we eat. Spinach makes a great accompaniment. Here, is another kind of side dish that you can make with roti or nan. […]
The best thing about summer is the availability of seasonal fruits as mangoes, watermelon and grapes. I love these fruits, especially mango. It’s also the time when I try my new recipes with these. Here is another version of mango pickle. This instant raw mango pickle is popular in South India. It is not only […]
Pickles add taste and zing to the food that we eat. These are loved and consumed by all. Pickles are usually made during summer and stored in earthen jars to consume for the whole year. Thus, as Wikipedia says, pickling is a process of preserving or expanding the life span of food by either anaerobic […]
Today, I am presenting to you a tasty chutney which is ideal accompaniment with rice. This is also from mangalore cuisine. This, coconut chutney using dry red chilly is simply divine, one of the simple pleasures of life I can say. Use it with steaming hot rice with a dollop of ghee, rasam and papads […]
Chutneys form an integral part of the lunch menu in many households, it can be served both with plain rice or the flat breads. Here is one kind of chutney, that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Spinach chutney, not only healthy but also tasty. Spinach is a super food consisting of Vitamin A […]
Cauliflower, popularly known as gobi, can be used in a wide range of dishes. It is extensively used in curries, stirfry and starters. It is one of the veggies liked by kids today. This vegetable needs to be cleaned properly as it is the home to many tiny worms. Keep the florets immersed in hot […]
Andhra rasam is popular for its exotic taste, the blend of pure spices with garlic makes all the difference. On a rainy day, this will be a good food with steaming hot rice , pickle and a few papads.
After a few days of eating outside food, there is no bigger delight than having a simple meal of rice and rasam at home. It is the daily requirement of many people in South India. Rasam, is the accompaniment used with plain rice. It is of thinner consistency when compared to sambar.