Kathrikai Gothsu – Memoirs of Dinner time Stories:)

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Also known as: Brinjal Gothsu, Eggplants Kothsu, Baingan-Tamatar Curry. Well…to begin with, I am going to tell you a small story that my Dad told me several times, when I was a kid! Each time the story was told during dinner time for some reason! As I told you all before’ I am such an [...]

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Soft Roti – Imitating Mom’s Style:)

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Hoooray Blogger Is Back:) You know what? I realized that, life really sucks without blogging:( When blogger was taken down for maintenance and debugging or something…I kind of went nuts!! First of all…I was looking out for a way to reach my fellow blog friends…yes, we all shared the same sentiments! Many expressed their regrets, [...]

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Vegetable Kothu Parotta – Multiple Choice Food!

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Vegetarian Kothu Barotta: Well, am not here to complain, but you see…If given choice, many want This, That and the Other. Oh yeah, I agree we all love some choices, (take a stroll to the nearby Super store, am positive that you will be bewildered by the numerous options at every section)!Anyhow…when it comes to [...]

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Cauliflower Masala Dosa – Fiber Rich Alternate!

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Cauliflower Masala Dosai: Ingredients: Dosa batterOil few spoons. For The Filling: Cauliflower cut into small floretsGreen chilies 3 choppedGinger 1″ mincedGarlic 1 clove mincedOnion 1 large choppedSaltTurmericChili powder 1 teaspoonCilantro leaves fewOil few spoonsCoriander seeds 4-7Cumin seeds 1/4 spoon. Method: In a wide wok, heat oil. Add the tempering spices followed by chilies, ginger-garlic and [...]

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Kari Dosai – Madurai Style

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Kothu Kari Dosai: Other Names: Kothu Kari Masal Dosai. Kari Dosai. Mutton Kheema Masal Dosa. Kaima Masal Dosai. Minced Meat Dosa. Minced Meat Stuffed Crepes. Ingredients: Dosa batter For Masala: Minced meat 1/4 kiloGreen chilies3 slicedOnions large 2Ginger-garlic paste 1 spoonTomato 1 crushedSaltTurmeric 1/4 spoonChili powder 1 spoonGaram masala 1/4 spoonFennel seeds 1 spoonCurry leaves [...]

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Navadhanya Dosa – An Insight Into Nine-Planets!

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Nine Planets (Navgrahas / Navagragangal): Sun (Surya/Suriyan) -Wheat (Geghu/Gothuma) Moon (Chandra/Chandhiran) -Paddy(Chawal /Arisi) Mars (Mangal /Chevvai) -Lentils (Toor/Thuvar dal) Mercury (Budh/Bhudhan) -Green gram (Hara Moong/ Pachai Payaru) Jupitor (Guru/Brihaspati) -Garbanzos (Chana/Kondai Kadalai) Venus (Sukra/Sukiran) -Val Beans (White Rajma/Avari) Saturn (Shani/Sani) -Black Sesame (Ellu/Til) Two Satellite planets (Ubha Gragangal): Rahu -Black gram (Ulundu/Urad) Kethu -Horse gram [...]

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Cilantro and Pistachios Pesto – Boredom Breaker!

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Home-Made Pesto Sauce: Eating a block of cheese right away from the fridge used to be a bliss of spinster-hood (Am not under any surveillance, duh) !! Not being obligated to feed anyone but myself made it a very easy choice to settle down with whatever lies in the pantry or have it delivered! When [...]

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Pesarattu / Green Gram Dosa – Recreating Perfection

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Pachai payaru Dosai: There should be at least one recipe for each one of us, that no matter how hard we try to replicate it, never able to master it, right? Somehow, the taste of first devoured dish still lingers on our mind! And even after a zillion painful experiments…we know that it is not [...]

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Pearl Millet Pancake – India’s Own Pancake

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Kambu Inipu Adai: Ingredients: Pearl millet powder 1 cupBanana 1Jaggery 3/4 cupCardamom powder 1 spoonMilk 1 tablespoonGhee/butter for smearingHoney to garnishPistachios nuts few to garnish. Method: Mix the first 5 ingredients together and make a smooth batter. Heat the skillet, add butter and pour about a tablespoon of batter. Cook both the sides. Once it [...]

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Kambu Koozh / Pearl Millet Porridge – Revisiting The Past!

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Bajri Congee: Ingredients: Bajra/pearl millet flour / Kambu Maavu 1 cup Raw rice 1 fistful – cooked Salt as per taste Butter milk 2 cups Pearl onion and Green chilies to taste. Method: Add enough luke warm water to the flour and make a thick paste. Allow this to ferment, maybe 5-7 hours will do. [...]

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