Tomato Pachadi (Tomato Chutney) – 1

This is a recipe Amma learnt from one of her friends and is very popular in our extended family. It stays fresh for about 3 months and makes a yummy side dish for idles and dosas. This pachadi can be made with both green and red tomatoes. I am posting

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Pappu Koora

This dish is so very easy-to-make, and  my stand by for the days when I don’t have any veggies at home. Ingredients Chana Dal/Senaga Pappu – 1 Cup Grated Coconut – 1/3 Cup Red Chillies – 3 or 4 Udad Dal – 1 tsp Mustard Seeds – 1/4 tsp Asafoetida/Hing –

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Menthi Kura Pappu | Andhra Style Methi Dal

I absolutely love Methi and never miss an opportunity to cook with it. One of my favourite dishes to make with it is Menthi Kura Pappu or Andhra Style Methi Dal. Menthi Kura Pappu is is very different from the normal dals because it is a slightly sweet, spicy, and bitter,

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Rava Dosa (Semolina Pancakes)

There is Rava Dosa, and then there is Rava Dosa; the way my father makes it. Daddy’s Rava Dosas are stuff legends are made of. The day Daddy decides to make Rava Dosas, he will typically get up and makes the batter even before he has his tea! Then he lets it “sit” for

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