Beginners Guide To Indian Spices

Our Indian cusine is known for its flavorful spices. Many of you get overwhelmed by the amount of spices we use in our recipes. If you get to know why we use them ? what they are used for? it will be very helpful for you.  We not only use them for their flavor and…

Pongal – South Indian Thanksgiving Lunch Platter

Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated in south India, it is our thanksgiving. The word Pongal means abundance or overflow. The highlight of this festival is the delicious food we prepare to share with our family and friends. In this post I have shown how elaborate a southindian festive meal is. What do we have in common?…

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…