Tuesday 12 November 2013

Idli Recipe | South Indian Idli | How To Make Soft Idlis

Idli or idly is a traditional and most loved breakfast in South Indian homes.  It is usually served with chutney, sambar or dry spice powder (idli milagai podi).   It is quite healthy as it is fermented and steamed.  Idli is a classic comfort food that you can have anytime, anywhere.

Idli, South Indian idli

Sunday 10 November 2013

Tomato Chutney | Onion Tomato Chutney | Thakkali Chutney

Idlis, dosas and uthappams are part of regular breakfast items in any South Indian home.  Onion chutney, coconut chutney, peanut chutney, tomato chutney, Tomato-onion-coriander chutney are the common accompaniments that go with these breakfast dishes.

Am presenting here the recipe for Tomato chutney that I usually prepare.  This chutney is spicy, tangy and mildly sweet.  The chillies can be adjusted according to taste.

Tomato chutney, thakkali chutney

Saturday 9 November 2013

Tamarind Rice | Puliyodharai | Puliyogare

Tamarind rice or puliyodharai is one of the popular traditional South Indian recipes.  It is quite delicious and flavorful, easy to prepare and is a complete meal by itself and doesn't require any sides/accompaniments.  Serves as a great travel food too.

Tamarind rice, puliyodharai