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Brown rice idli recipe – How to make soft brown rice idli recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

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Brown rice is a whole grain rice and more nutritious than white rice.  It has more fibre, protein and other nutrients which aids in healthy digestion and weight management.  These are the “good carbs” that help balance your diet and can fill you up.  Brown rice idli is made from brown rice and urad dal which

Fried or roasted gram dal chutney recipe or pottukadalai chutney recipe – chutney recipes

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Fried gram chutney or roasted dal chutney is a quick and easy chutney made with fried gram and coconut as the main ingredients.  You can prepare this chutney in less than 15 minutes if you have grated coconut ready with you.  You can use dessicated chutney instead of  grated chutney for this recipe.  Here the

Medu vada recipe – How to make south indian medu vada (urad dal vada) recipe – South Indian snacks

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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 dosa recipe – How to make appam dosa recipe – Breakfast dishes

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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 recipe – How to make mysore bonda recipe | ulundu bonda – Indian snacks

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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 recipe – How to make carrot chutney recipe – side dish for idli and dosa

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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 – How to make garlic rasam recipe (south indian poondu rasam) – rasam recipes

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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 recipe – How to make carrot kosambari recipe – salad recipes

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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 recipe – How to make capsicum chutney recipe – side dish for idlis and dosas

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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 | Nellikai chitranna | Nellikai sadam recipe – Amla recipes

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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