Traditional Indian Recipes

FRIED CHANNA DAL CHUTNEY – CHUTNEY FOR IDLI AND DOSA

Channa dal chutney is one of varieties of the chutney which is consumed with idli, plain dosa, wheat dosa, groundnut dosa etc. Today, I am posting Channa dal chutney which is prepared by frying the channa dal. It has a different flavor and taste. Enjoy doing and serving this ... read more

HEALTHY BHEL PURI CHAAT – CHILDREN`S DAY SPECIAL RECIPE

Bhel Puri is a simple instant chaat that is tasty, spicy, sour and easy to prepare using puffed rice, fresh vegetables and chutney. There are various variations one can use for preparing Bhel Puri Chaat. Today I am posting Bhel Puri Chaat which is one of the favorite chaat ... read more

THURVARA PARIPPU CHAMMANTHI – TOOR DAL CHAMMANTHI

Thuvara Parippu Chammanthi (toor dal chammanthi) is an easy and tasty Kerala side dish. It is very simple dish prepared with tuvara parippu (toor dal), dry red chilies, coconut grated etc. It goes well with steaming rice and other curries like sambar, rasam, mooru curry. Especially during the monsoon ... read more

CURRY LEAVES POWDER – HOMEMADE KARIVEPPILA PODI

Curry leaves powder is good for health as it has many health benefits. Curry leaves powder or Kariveppila podi as it’s called in Malayalam has a nice aroma and taste. Curry leaves are rich source of iron and folic acid. Curry leaves are also good source of Vitamin A, ... read more

COCONUT CHUTNEY

Coconut chutney is one of the popular dishes in South India. It is served with idli, dosa and vada. Coconut chutney is prepared in different variety in different parts of South India. Today I am posting one of the variety of preparing Coconut Chutney. Ingredients: Fresh coconut (grated)                             ½ ... read more

UGADI PACHADI

Ugadi Pachadi is the main tasty Pachadi that is served to all the family members early in the morning on Ugadi to welcome the Telugu New Year. Ugadi Pachadi symbolizes the fact that life is a mixture of different experiences (sadness, happiness, anger, disgust, fear and surprise) which should ... read more

SWEET AND SOUR GINGER CHUTNEY

Sweet and sour ginger chutney is a lip smacking treat, it is served with idlis, dosas, pakoda  and parathas. Ginger is known to promote energy circulation in the body and increase our body’s metabolic rate. Ginger is also used to reduce inflammation. Ginger is used as a natural remedy ... read more

TOMATO CHUTNEY

Tomato Chutney is also known as Tamatar ki chutney. Famous and a favorite chutney among South Indians. A good combination with rice, khichdi etc.  Ingredients: 6 to 8 large cloves garlic (finely chopped ) 1/4 cup onion (finely chopped  ) 2 dry red chilies, soaked 1 cup tomatoes, finely ... read more

PEANUT CHUTNEY

Peanut Chutney is popular chutney among South Indians. A good combination with Idli, Dosa, etc.  Ingredients: 1/2 cup peanut (Groundnut / Moongfalee ) ¼ cup coconut (fresh grated) 3-4 green chilies ( diced) 1 small onion (medium) finely chopped few coriander leaves 1 tsp cumin powder (jeera) 3 tbsp ... read more

MINT CHUTNEY

Mint Chutney is a favourite chutney among South Indians. A good combination with Idli, Dosa, Bonda, bajji’s etc. Ingredients: 1 bunch fresh mint leaves (pudinah) 2 green chillies 1 tbsp tamarind pulp Little water Salt (to taste) Procedure of Mint chutney: To make tamarind pulp, soak little tamarind in ... read more