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Vaijayanthi Srinivasan

  • Mint chutney is a common dish in Indian cuisine that can be enjoyed as an appetizer, side dish or condiment with many dishes. There are a variety of chutneys and…

  • Boondi Laddu (Boondi Ladoo / Boondi Laddoo) is a popular Indian sweet prepared during most major festivals and celebrations. A staple of the South Indian celeberations, these are made during…

  • Deepavali Legiyam (or Deepavali Marundhu) is a very popular and traditional part of Diwali festival consumed to prevent indigestion.  Made with various ingredients this healthy paste is normally taken on…

  • Karamani Sundal (Black Eyed Peas Sundal) is a South Indian snack rich in protein and served during evening time. Served as a prasadam during Navratri time, it is made using…

  • Mochai Sundal is one of the sundal varieties made during Navratri. Unlike other sundal varieties, this is not a regular sundal that is made often. Rich in protein, it is…

  • Chow Chow Kootu (or Chayote Squash Kootu) is a popular South Indian kootu variety served with hot rice and pickle. This kootu is a simple and delicious dish and can…

  • Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usili is a traditional South Indian side dish made with banana flower, toor dal and spiced with some red and green chillies. Commonly used in the Tamil Brahmin…

  • Avial (or Aviyal) is a very popular South Indian dish made with mixed vegetables, curd and coconut. Popular in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, it is a must have during festivals,…

  • Thattai is a popular South Indian savoury snack, native to Tamil cuisine. Crispy and deep fried, it is a versatile snack – be it tea-time, appetizer, evening snack or serving…

  • Cabbage Rice is a quick and delicious dish loaded with good stuff. A very simple dish to make, this is a perfect way to use any leftover rice or get…

  • Mor Kuzhambu is a traditional South Indian sambar variety. Similar to North Indian Kadhi, this is made using curd/yogurt, it is very popular and quite easy to make. Served with…

  • Bread Bonda or Bread Aloo Bonda is a delicious deep fried snack made with crumbled bread, potatoes and spices. Just like the original Bonda, these are a popular street food…

  • Mangalore Bonda is a delicious and popular South Indian tea time / evening snack dish. Also called as Goji Baje or Mangalore Bajji, these are crispy on the outside and…

  • பிசி பெலே பாத் தென்னிந்தியாவின் ஒரு வகையான சாம்பார் சாதம். இவை பெரும்பாலும் கல்யாண விருந்துகளில் பரிமாறப்படும் ஒரு உணவு. பிசி பெலே பாத்தை பெரும்பாலும் அப்பளம், உருளைக்கிழங்கு சிப்ஸ், அல்லது உருளைக்கிழங்கு பொரியலோடு பரிமாறுவது தான் வழக்கம். ஏனெனில் குழைந்து…

  • Coconut Sevai is a popular South Indian snack dish. There are several variations to sevai. The two most popular are Lemon Sevai and Coconut Sevai. Made with rice noodles or…

  • Plain Sevai is a type of rice noodles popular in Southern India, particularly Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Sevai is distinctly different from its cousin idiyappam in the sense of input…

  • Lemon Sevai (or Lemon Idiyappam) is a very popular South Indian dish often served for breakfast, lunch or evening snack. It is a very simple dish to make and does…

  • Anna Podi is a dal podi popular in South Indian cuisine where you mix the podi, steamed rice and ghee. Similar to TamilNadu’s Paruppu Podi, this is quite popular in…

  • Rajma Masala Sundal (or Red Kidney Beans Masala Sundal) is a healthy and delicious North Indian evening snack. Sundal is one of the most popular dishes made during Navratri festival.…