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Masala Thattai
Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Janmashtami, Snacks

Masala Thattai

Thattai is a crunchy, deep-fried snack popular across South India, especially in Tamil Nadu. Prepared during festivals and special occasions, they are also an ideal teatime/evening snack. Ingredients: Raw Rice – 1 cups Bengal Gram Flour (Besan) – 1/4 cup Bengal Gram – 2 tblsp, soaked in water for 15 […]

Thattai
Diwali, Janmashtami, Snacks

Thattai

Thattai is a very popular South Indian crispy and deep fried snack. A delicious anytime snack, there are many variations of this available and is often made during festive/special occasions. Ingredients: Raw Rice – 500 gms Urad Dal – 50 gms Roasted Gram – 1 tsp, powdered Bengal Gram Dal […]

Seedai (Uppu Seedai)
Diwali, Janmashtami, Snacks

Seedai (Uppu Seedai)

Seedai (or Uppu Seedai) is a traditional and popular Krishna Janmashtami festival snack. Typically served as an evening snack, they are easy to make. Ingredients: Raw Rice – 4 cups Urad Dal – 1/2 cup Bengal Gram Dal – 2 tblsp Butter – 100 gms Salt – 1 1/2 tblsp […]

Mor Kuzhambu
Onam, Sambar

Mor Kuzhambu

Mor Kuzhambu is a traditional and very popular South Indian sambar variety. Made using curd/yogurt, it is very easy to make and is quite delicious. Served with hot rice, this is made during festivals and special occasions. Ingredients: Curd – 2 cups White Pumpkin (or Okra/Bhindi) – 300 gms, chopped […]

Indian Vegetable Names in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu & Kannada

India has a legendary history when it comes to cultivating different kinds of vegetables. The diversity of climate and geography of India has only allowed the native people to grow different types of veggies in their fields. What we see in the city markets is just a small fragment which […]

Palakkad Sambar
Onam, Sambar

Palakkad Sambar

This Palakkad style Sambar is a popular dish in Kerala especially during Onam. Made with an assortment of vegetables and coconut paste, this is best served with steamed rice and side dish of choice. Ingredients: Mixed Vegetables – 2 to 3 cups, chopped Toor Dal – 1 cup Tomatoes – […]

Vadais on a Plate
Beans, Vada

Avarakkai Vadai

Vadai is a popular South Indian snack. Typically served as a starter or as an evening tiffen, they are quite delicious and comes in many variations. This one is made with broad beans. Ingredients: Bengal Gram Dal – 200 gms Avarakkai – 200 gms Onions – 100 gms Green Chillies […]

cabbage poriyal - Cabbage Poriyal
Cabbage, Side Dish

Cabbage Poriyal

Cabbage Poriyal is a very popular South Indian side dish served with rice and sambar or rasam during lunch or dinner. They are also a popular dish in wedding menu. Ingredients: Cabbage – one medium size, chopped Bengal Gram Dal – 4 tblsp Coconut – 2 tblsp, grated Onion – […]

Mutton Masala Vadai (Keema Masala Vadai)
Mutton and Lamb

Mutton Masala Vadai (Keema Masala Vadai)

Masala Vadai is a popular South Indian snack typically served as a starter or as an evening snack. This variation is made using mutton keema. Serve with chutney or sauce. Ingredients: Bengal Gram Dal – 200 gms Mutton Kheema – 150 gms, boneless Onions – 100 gms, finely chopped Water […]

Mutton Adai
Mutton and Lamb

Mutton Adai

Adai is a popular South Indian breakfast/dinner dish. Similar to a dosa, it is slightly thicker and heavy. This variation uses minced mutton and is equally delicious as regular adais. Ingredients: Minced Mutton – 100 gms Parboiled Rice – 100 gms Bengal Gram Dal – 50 gms Toor Dal – […]