One Pot Okra

Okra/ vendaikkai/ bindhi masala. Easy and tasty semi-dry recipe, one pot dish. It’s a wired combination of okra and curd. But it works pretty well. Ingredients: Okra              –          1 cup (sliced) Turmeric powder – ½ tsp Red chili powder – 1 tsp Cumin powder – ½ tsp Fennel powder – ½ tsp Garam masala – READ MORE

Verkadalai chutney

Verkadalai/ nilakadalai/ Peanut Chutney. Very spicy and unique chutney. It goes well with hot Idlis. Ingredients: Peanuts                     –          ½ cup Garlic                          –          5-8 nos Dry red chili          –          4 nos Gingelly oil              –          3 tblsp Jaggery                      –          1 inch (optional) Salt                             –          as req Water                        –          1 tblsp Procedure: Dry roast READ MORE

Idli Podi

IDLI PODI:  Ingredients: Split chickpea/ kadalaparuppu – 1 cup Urad dhal- ½ cup Whole black pepper – 1 tblsp Dry red chili – 8-10 nos Dry curry leaves – handful Garlic – 5-6 nos Asafetida – 1 tsp Salt – as req  Procedure: In a pan dry roast all the ingredients except garlic, salt and READ MORE