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Medu vada is a very popular South Indian snack or fritter made from black lentils or urad dal. It is usually made in doughnut shape with a crispy exterior and soft interior. Medu vada is best served with sambar and coconut chutney and generally eaten as a breakfast or a snack. ‘Medu’ is a kannada
Appam is a healthy and traditional dish from Kerala State in South India. It is a soft and spongy dosa and done without much use of oil. Appam is best served with vegetable stew or kadala curry. It can be had as a breakfast dish or as a brunch recipe. The batter has to be well
Mysore bonda also called as ulundu bonda is a popular fried snack from Mysore region in Karnataka. These golden fritters are crunchy on the outside but soft and fluffy on the inside. They are one of the loved teatime snacks and traditionally eaten with sambar and ginger chutney or coconut chutney. Mysore bonda is also
Carrot chutney is a very simple and easy chutney made with carrots. It goes well with idlis, dosas, rotis, parathas or appams. Onions added to this recipe gives a good taste and thickness to the chutney. Carrot chutney is a quick and delicious chutney and you can also store the leftover chutney in the refrigerator.
Garlic rasam is a comforting rasam made with the goodness of garlic, black pepper and other spices, which aids digestion and has other medicinal benefits too. It is an ideal accompaniment for steamed rice or can be just had as a soup. This rasam is a very good remedy for cold, fever and cough. Do try this garlic
Carrot moong dal salad or hesaru bele kosambari (as called in Karnataka) is the healthiest salad made from carrot and moong dal and a traditional salad of Karnataka State. This salad is commonly served as a side dish during a wedding feast. Lemon juice added to this salad gives a tangy taste. Carrot moong dal
Capsicum chutney is a quick and tasty side dish for idlis and dosas. This chutney is a good variation from the regular chutneys like coconut chutney, onion chutney or tomato chutney for idli dosa. It goes well with even other south indian breakfast dishes like pongal, upma or adais. Green capsicum or bell pepper is a
Amla rice or gooseberry rice is one of the easiest but also healthiest dish made with amla and rice. Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C and hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cough and cold. It also helps in slowing down the ageing process, keeps
Mysore pak is a rich Indian sweet dish made from gram flour, sugar and ghee and usually served as a dessert. It originated in Mysore city in Karnataka State. Legend says that Mysore pak was first created in the kitchens of Mysore Palace by a palace cook named Kakasura Madappa. When asked its name, Madappa having
Dry fruits kheer is a very traditional and healthy kheer made with dry fruits, milk and sugar. It is an ideal kheer for any special occasions, festivals and also during fasting days. Dry fruits kheer is also a very rich and delicious kheer. Dry fruits added to the kheer gives a unique taste to the kheer.