White pumpkin kootu

White pumpkin kootu

A typical south indian preparation using lentils, vegetables, tamarind and coconut.

Badanekayi gojju or brinjal curry recipe

Badanekayi gojju

Badanekayi gojju is a very popular dish of Karnataka. It is a delicious curry that goes well with rice.

Cabbage palya or cabbage stir fry recipe

Cabbage palya

Cabbage stir fry is a simple and delicious side dish which goes well with rice. Cabbage is rich in Vitamin C and K and helps in improving digestion. This vegetable is made with cabbage, green chillies, chana dal, urad dal and grated coconut.

Green tea

Green tea

A very popular and refreshing drink which has got lot of health benefits

Idli uppittu or idli upma recipe

idli upma

Idli is a south indian snack made of fresh idlis or leftover idlis. It is a very common breakfast in South India and is very simple to make too. Idli upma is a very delicious dish which can also be had as an evening snack.

Sambar powder or sambar masala

sambar pdr

A traditional method for making sambar powder (South Indian style).

Mango kesari or mango sheera recipe

mango kesari

Mango sheera or kesari is a very popular dessert in Maharashtra. It is an Indian sweet dish made with fresh mangoes, semolina, sugar and garnished with raisins and nuts. The making of mango sheera is very similar to the regular semolina sheera. The only difference is that mango pulp is added to it which gives a nice flavour and colour to the sheera. You can add mango pieces or mango pulp or a combination of mango pieces and mango pulp according to the taste desired. Anyways the end result is very delicious and tasty.

Panaka or panakam recipe – Rama Navami recipes

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Panaka is a traditional indian drink which is prepared on Ram Navami. Ram Navami is a hindu festival celebrating the birth of Lord Rama. Panaka is offered as naivedya or prasad to Lord Ram. It is also called as panakam in Andhra Pradesh. Panaka or panakam is a festive sweet drink made from water,lemon and jaggery and flavored with ginger, pepper and cardamom powder. It is a very traditional and simple drink which not only helps to quench the thirst but also helps cool the system.

Kuzhi paniyaram recipe

kuzhi

A south indian snack made by idli-dosa batter and spiced with onions and green chillies.

Onion or kanda poha (Avalakki) recipe

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Flattened or beaten rice is used to prepare snacks or light food and with spices, chillies, onions and peas added to it makes up for an ideal and nutritious breakfast. This dish is very popular in Maharashtra and Karnataka.