Made using Ragi flour (finger millets) and lentils, this steamed delight is simple to make, tasty and healthy. Serve them hot with chutney or sambar.
When it comes to South-Indian Chutneys, the options are endless and here’s a yet another delicious variation using Capsicum or Green Bell Peppers. Capsicum, garlic tomatoes, coconut and cilantro come together to form a winning dish here. The incredible flavors are bolstered by the addition of cumin seeds, channa dal and urad dal. Serve it with idlis, dosas, upma, kozhattai or even as a dip of vadas or cutlets.
Made with the goodness of red bell peppers, sun-dried tomatoes and cashews, this delicious and versatile dish is all sorts of savory, slightly sweet and just enough spicy. Serve it as a dip for veggies and crackers, toss your pasta in it, top your pizza base with it, spread it on your sandwich or mop it up with idli or dosa
A healthier version of one of the most popular Indian breakfast dish, this delicious poha is made by combining the goodness of millet flakes and sprouted lentils with the flavors of onions, potatoes, herbs and spices.
This dosa or crepes is bursting with flavor and vitality. Millets are soaked overnight and ground along with tamarind, jaggery and choice spices such as coriander seeds and red chillies.
Red and ripe tomatoes are chopped and cooked down in oil and finished off with a punchy spice mix. Making a South Indian pickle doesn’t get easier or more delicious than this. It’s the perfect accompaniment for idlis, dosas, upma, curd rice and more.
There’s something so intensely satisfying about the calendrical ritual of making pickles, especially the raw mango kind. Read on..
Chutta Kathrika Gotsu is an unsung and undercooked dish in the world of South-Indian cuisine. Chutta Kathrika means fire-roasted brinjal/aubergine/eggplant and Gotsu means curry or gravy, typically a tangy one. In this case, the smokiness from the roasted brinjal is the real hero. The flavor …
A fiery dish made by roasting slit brinjal and cooking it in a flavorful gravy made of cumin, peppercorns, onion, tomato and coconut
Arcachuvitta Vathalkuzhambu is a spin on the classic dish, where instead of sambar powder, a freshly ground paste of coconut, red chillies and curry leaves lends the dish its delicious flavors and luscious texture. The seasoning of manathakkali (night black shade berries) lends depth and an additional layer of flavor.