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Ragi Sev (Ragi Ompodi)
Diwali, Snacks

Ragi Sev (Ragi Omapodi)

Sev (Omapodi / Ompodi) is a very popular savoury snack across India made with chickpea flour, spices and then deep fried until crispy. Served as a teatime/evening snack, they also make for a great savoury during festival times. This is a variation made with Ragi Flour (Finger Millet Flour) and […]

Diwali, Sweets

Soan Papdi

Soan Papdi is a very popular Indian sweet ideal for any occasion. Available in multiple variations, the most popular ones are made by Haldirams (often called as Haldiram Soan Papdi). It is a wonderful Indian dessert that can be easily found in sweet shops across the country. It is specially […]

Vazhaipoo Vadai
Banana, Ganesh Chaturthi, Vada

Vazhaipoo Vadai

The banana plant is maybe the only one where all of its parts are put to use. Apart from the common fruit, the raw version, stem, leaves and even the flower is used in Indian cooking. Banana flower or Vazhaipoo (as it is known in Tamil) is extremely nutritious. Cleaning […]

Puli Pongal (Tamarind Pongal)
Pongal, Rice

Puli Pongal (Tamarind Pongal)

Pongal is a famous rice dish which belongs to the traditional cuisine of Tamil Nadu. In Tamil, the meaning of Pongal is ‘boil over’ or ‘spillover’. Pongal has two varieties, one is ‘Sakkarai Pongal’ and the other is ‘Venn Pongal’. Basically, Pongal is a common breakfast food taken in Tamil […]

Masala Dosa with Sambar and Chutney

Masala Dosa

The staple food of South India, Dosa is famous all over India and is known as the ‘Pancake of India’ in foreign countries. Made from rice batter, dosa is rich in protein and carbohydrates. Different types of dosa like mysore masala dosa, Pesarattu, neer dosa, benne dosa, etc. are cooked […]

Idli Sambar on a banana leaf

Idli Sambar

Idli is a popular South Indian dish which is loved and relished across the country. It is a typical dish made from batter prepared from rice, urad dal, Bengal daal, and a few other kinds of cereal as well. Nowadays, people prefer making idlis from Semolina (Rava) as they also […]

Food Blogs

Onion – The Kitchen Herb

Onion and its stalk have the capacity to prevent and treat certain illnesses. Onions can also be used as a stimulant and mild counter-irritant. Crushed raw onion can be applied on the forehead to get relief from headaches.

Millet Adai - Millet Adai
Adai, Health, South Indian, Tamil, Vegetarian

Millet Adai

Adai is a healthy South Indian Breakfast dish made with rice and a few varieties of dals/ lentils or millets. The ingredients are soaked and ground to a batter. This Millet Adai is a combination of Little Millet (Samai), Foxtail Millet (thinai), Barnyard Millet (kutharavalli). Samai Arisi or Little Millet  is […]

Sankara Fish Fry
Fish, Ketogenic Diet

Sankara Fish Fry

Sankara Fish Fry is a very popular fish fry recipe from Tamilnadu. Sankara Meen is also known as Red Snapper (English) or Aarass ki Macchi (Bengali). Sankara Fish or Red Snapper is pretty popular and easy to source. It gets its name from the the pinkish hue of its body and […]