Delicious Spicy Paddu/Kara Paniyaram/Seasoned Savoury Rice Cakes

Paddu/Kara Paniyaram/Seasoned Rice Cakes is a traditional South Indian dish, prepared for breakfast or as tea time snack. It is made from dosa/idli batter (ground & then fermented rice batter). They are slightly crispy on one side, soft on the other side & inside. It is a savoury dish & enjoyed by everyone. We season…

Finger Licking Delicious Fish Curry | South Indian Style Fish Curry

Delicious Fish Curry made with a lovely blend of spices, ground fresh coconut & when you taste it will leave you licking your fingers. This recipe is a traditional recipe in many parts of South India. All the ingredients that are added here enhance the flavour of the curry while complimenting the fish too. The…

Healthy Nutritious Greens Dal/Sambhar

A Nutritious, easy to prepare Greens Dal with simple ingredients. This recipe is in my weekly menu at my home as it is so nutritious, easy to prepare & also feeds many. A warming hearty dal when you want to make a nice healthy delicious dal/curry to go with plain hot Rice or as a…

Crispy Delicious Onion Pakodas/Fritters

Now that it is Monsoon in India, we get to enjoy the rain & the weather definitely makes us want to eat something spicy, light & crispy. There are many snacks prepared specially during this season & Onion Pakodas/Fritters is one such yummy snack. What makes the snack more delicious is the hot drink to…

Fragrant Peas Pulao with Carrot Raita

Peas Pulao, a very simple but delicious warming dish that you will love making & eating it just to perk you up. This dish is for those days when you want to prepare something healthy easy & special. Pulao is a method of preparing spiced/flavoured rice along with veggies/chicken etc in one pot. It is…

Steamed Dal/Lentil Dumplings in Coconut Curry | Vada Curry

Steamed Vada Curry/Steamed Dal or Lentil Dumpling in Coconut Curry is a delicious curry made mostly in South Indian homes, it’s a versatile dish, each home have their own recipe. The dish usually has fried dal/lentil dumplings added to coconut curry. The fried dal/lentil dumplings are very similar Middle Eastern dish falafels. Many homes follow…

Deliciously Sour Raw Mango Curry

An Easy yet Delicious Raw Mango Curry, is a seasonal dish that is prepared during summer as we get abundant varieties of Mangoes & some Mango varieties make great curries too. This dish is simple, easy to prepare for summer & has a unique sour Raw Mango flavour. We use Sesame/Til oil for this dish…