Category: Tamil Nadu

Kobbari Putnala Pappu Pachadi | Hotel Style Coconut Chutney

Hotel Style Coconut Chutney | Kobbari Putnala Pappu Pachadi

Today, I present Hotel Style Coconut Chutney (called Kobbari Putnala Pappu Pachadi in Telugu). It is THE best kind of chutney, especially for Medu Vada | Garelu. In most households, the traditional coconut chutney rules the roost. However, it is cholesterol-laden and goes rancid very soon. Hotels cannot afford to keep

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Ragi Idiyappam | String Hoppers made with Ragi Flour

Ragi Idiyappam | Perfect Springy, Soft, Healthy String Hoppers

I have been meaning to post the recipe for Idiyappam for the longest time, but it was always on the back burner. This week’s Foodie Monday Blog Hop theme of Steamed Dishes came as the perfect vehicle for me to post this recipe. In addition, because I am trying to incorporate millets

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Paruppu Urundai Mor Kuzhambu

Paruppu Urundai Mor Kuzhambu from Tamil Nadu

Paruppu Urundai Mor Kuzhambu is a specialty from Tamil Nadu. It is essentially steamed lentil balls in a coconut-spiced yogurt gravy and a variation of the Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu that I had posted last year. The main difference between the two dishes is the source of tangy taste; Paruppu Urundai Kuzhambu uses tamarind

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