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Tiffin

Karthigai Adai

Adai is made out of rice and lentils. Usually we make adai with all types of dhal and lentils. But the Karthigai adai differs from the normal one. It has pepper and cumin seeds with some chopped coconut in it. The flavour of cumin and black pepper and the bite of coconut bits makes this …

Tiffin

Ven Pongal

Ven Pongal is a traditional South- Indian tiffin which is very easy to make. It is also offered as a prasadham in many temples. The right quantity of water,  cooking the rice is the most important step in making pongal. If the quantity of water is more, then the pongal cannot be scooped and served. …

Tiffin

Vella / Jaggery Dosa

Vella / Jaggery dosa is one of my favourite tiffin from my childhood days. My amma or paati makes this at home during my school days. This recipe is made with wheat flour and jaggery.  The success of this recipe lies in the consistency of the batter. This is always a super hit recipe in …

Tiffin

Gojju / Huli Avalakki

Gojju / Huli Avalakki is made with beaten rice and tamarind along with other spices. It can be called as podi aval upma in Tamil. I learnt this recipe from one of our family friends. Gojju / Huli Avalakki is one of the most popular Karnataka recipes. I have used thick variety of beaten rice …

Parathas and rotis

Aloo paratha / Aloo paratha without onion

Aloo paratha is a whole wheat bread stuffed with boiled and mashed potatoes along with some spices. It goes best with curd and pickle. My mom makes the stuffing in a different way using red chilli powder instead of coriander, curry leaves and green chillies. Both the versions are my favourite. From my school days …

Tiffin

Kaaradaiyaan Nonbu-Salt Adai

Kaaradaiyaan nonbu or Savithri viratham is a traditional Tamilnadu festival of fasting wherein married woman pray for the wellness and long life of their husband and the unmarried girls pray God to get a good husband.  Along with the rice flour, we use cowpea which is called as Kaaramani in tamil. Hence the name Kaaradaiyaan …

Tiffin

Kaaradaiyaan nonbu-Sweet adai

Kaaradaiyaan nonbu or Savithri viratham is a traditional Tamilnadu festival of fasting wherein married woman pray for the wellness and long life of their husband and the unmarried girls pray God to get a good husband.  Along with the rice flour, we use cowpea which is called as Kaaramani in tamil. Hence the name Kaaradaiyaan …

Tiffin

Upma

Upma is the simplest and humble breakfast that can made in a jiffy. It is also an easy recipe for beginners. It can be made with sooji, vermicelli, samba sooji. The addition of onions to upma makes it too yummy.  Roasting the rava is one of the important steps. When the rava is not roasted, …

Tiffin

Vegetable Vermicelli

Semiya upma is also known as Vermicelli upma which is my all time favourite. Though we make Rava upma frequently at home, I like semiya upma than rava upma. Whenever I make, either it will not be cooked properly or it will become mushy. It took sometime to make Vermicelli upma perfectly. Once learnt, it is …

Tiffin

Sooji Roti

Rava Roti or Sooji Roti is completely a different recipe for me. Usually we make upma, idli and dosai out of semolina. I came across this recipe in a cookbook and want to give a try. The recipe tasted different and it can be made in a jiffy. I loved this recipe and ‘K’ too. …

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