Beginners Guide To Indian Spices

When it comes to Indian cuisine people get overwhelmed by the amount of spices we use in our recipes. If you get to know why we use them and what they are used for, it will be very helpful for you.  People often think Indian food is hard to cook at home because of its…

Pongal (Thanksgiving). A Guide to South Indian Lunch Platter.

This weekend we celebrated our thanksgiving which is called “Pongal“. It is a harvest festival celebrated in south India. The word Pongal means abundance or overflow. The highlight of this festival is the delicious food we prepare to share with our friends and family. In this post I have shown how elaborate a southindian festive meal is. …

Mini Idlis In Sambar

This is a special, authentic South Indian comfort food. We literally have this every morning as our breakfast. These soft cloud like idlis are made of rice and its soaked in a very tasty lentil sambar topped with some flavorful ghee. This mini version is my favorite since it looks so cute and appetizing.  …

Dosa and Tomato Chutney

Dosa is a delicious authentic South Indian dish.It is a crispy delicate crepe made with rice and urad dhal batter.It is traditionally served with coconut chutney and sambar. I’m gonna introduce you to a very flavorful tangy tomato chutney which tastes so good with the dosa . If you have tasted this in an Indian…