Tag Archives: #southindian

Sweet rava appam recipe – How to make semolina jaggery appam recipe – Krishna Jayanthi recipes

Sweet rava appam is a very delicious and easy appam recipe made with rava  and jaggery and which can be done instantly too.  Traditionally appams are deep fried, but can also be done in the paniyaram pan.  Sweet appams is one of the neivedyam dish for festivals like Krishna Jayanthi and Karthigai deepam in Tamil

Avalakki or aval ladoo (poha ladoo) recipe – Janmashtami/Krishna Jayanthi recipes

Avalakki or aval ladoo is a easy sweet recipe made from poha/flattened rice, sugar, ghee, nuts and raisins.  You can also make this ladoo with jaggery instead of sugar.  Both the ladoos are excellent tastewise and also quick to make.  I thought of posting this easy recipe for beginners as well as working woman, as I

Kara chutney recipe – How to make kara (spicy) chutney recipe – side dish for idlis | dosas

Kara chutney is a spicy red chutney made from onions, tomatoes and red chillies and which goes well with idlis, dosas, appams and uthapams.  This chutney is also an easy and quick to make chutney recipe.  Kara chutney is a south indian style chutney and as the name suggests, the red chillies gives a spice taste

Pumpkin erissery recipe – how to make mathanga (pumpkin) erissery recipe – onam recipes

Pumpkin erissery or mathanga erissery is a traditional Kerala dish made with pumpkin and coconut and served during onam sadya.  Pumpkin is boiled first and then cooked with coconut paste and finally tempered with coconut oil. Coconut oil gives an authentic taste to the erissery.  Pumpkin erissery is best served with steamed rice  or as a side dish

Paneer 65 recipe (spicy paneer starter) – Indian snack recipes

Paneer 65 is a very popular and  spicy paneer snack served as a starter dish or appetizer.  Paneer cubes are coated with spicy paste and then deep fried or shallow fried.  You can try this recipe with tofu for a vegan version.  You can make it more spicier by adding green chilli paste to the batter.  But

French beans stir-fry recipe – how to make beans palya or beans poriyal recipe – south indian style

French beans stir-fry or beans poriyal is a simple and quick South Indian dish made with french beans, urad dal, whole red chillies and grated coconut.  This vegetable dish is not only tasty but healthy too with minimum oil used in its preparation.   French beans stir-fry goes well as a side dish with steamed rice

Ragi idli recipe – how to make ragi (finger millet) idli recipe | Ragi recipes |

Ragi idlis are healthy idlis made with idli rice, ragi flour and urad dal.  Ragi also known as finger millet is a healthy crop that is  easily grown throughout the year and an important crop in India.  Ragi is a remarkable source of protein, making it perfect for vegetarian diets. It is a rich source of minerals, controls

Panaka or panakam recipe (jaggery and pepper flavoured drink) – Rama Navami recipes

Panaka or panakam 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

Mango thokku/mavinakayi thokku recipe – how to make grated raw mango thokku recipe

Mango thokku is a very simple and delicious pickle made with raw mangoes.  It is an excellent accompaniment for sambar rice, curd rice, upma and plain rotis too.  Since summer has already started, this is an ideal time to make this pickle/thokku when raw mangoes are available easily in the market.  This is an instant

Kodo millet dosa recipe – Varagu/harka dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

Kudo millet is a very healthy foodgrain which has a natural source of protein and iron.  It is very easy to digest and is excellent for strengthening the nervous system.  Kodo millet is also called as varagu in tamil and harka in kannada and arikelu in telugu.  Kodu millets is an ideal food for people who are