Rava Idli

Rava idli is not something I would usually write about. But it is one of my favorite breakfast dishes and I make it so often. In fact the first dish I think of when I see a jar of rava or semolina is to make idli. The soft texture of the idli with a slight bite aided by a fluffy feel as it melts into your mouth is what breakfast is all about.

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Cheese Masala Dosai

The biggest difference I find between my previous working for a corporate self versus working for the home is that I used to crave for weekends then and now I absolutely dread them. I had Monday morning blues then and now I have Friday night chills. I simply can’t wait for the Monday morning when…

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Peanut Porridge

I just finished a mega marathon of Protein Rich Dishes but I am clearly not over it. My theme for today is ‘Dishes from the Caribbean’ and what do I pick? Another protein packed dish. This one is so simple and delicious, not to mention easy to make with most ingredients readily available in your…

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Rava Dosa – a nearly foolproof recipe

In the second of my Weekend Breakfasts, I have the most delicious Rava Dosa with the classic partner, medhu vadai. They are accompanied by sambhar and two types of chutneys – coconut and coriander. All of this has to be washed down with a tumbler full of frothy, steaming filter coffee. I have tried numerous…

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Sandwich Platter

This week’s theme is about my favourite meal – breakfast. This chutney sandwich and hummus sandwiches are my favorite breakfast because not only is it easy to get it done but also absolutely delicious. One of the few things I enjoy since exchanging my money paying job for tantrums paying job is a leisure breakfast.…

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Andhra Breakfast Thali

As I mentioned in my previous post, I started exploring the Telugu language and cuisine last year. As usual my fascination met with the strong disapproval  of my husband. His idea was that I should be more interested in Kannada since we were to move to Bangalore. My point was that it would be far easier…

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Pongal

One of the easiest, simplest and hearty breakfast is Pongal. It hardly needs you to be around while it hets ready. You can put it in the pressure cooker and disappear for a while and saunter in once its done and add a few finishing touches and voila! Healthy breakfast ready. This is usually my…

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Tamil Breakfast Thali

I am a breakfast person. I love elaborate breakfast spreads. The variety of dishes with so many sides and drink to wash it all down with is food heaven for me and that is also my favourite part about Tamil cuisine. It lends itself beautifully to breakfast spreads and combo menus. The range of dishes…

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Raagi Dosa

       It’s my constant endeavour to feed the husband and kid some finger millets. But I am usually unsuccessful. So whenever I get a chance, I make raagi dosas which is the least hated form for the duo. I also like the fact that it’s quick and easy to make. I have tried various…

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Cauliflower Parathas

      After months of prep, mom is finally here. That means two things – one I get a good break from the kitchen and second we get some lip smacking dishes to eat. This cauliflower paratha is one such. It’s drool worthy. It’s true despite my excessive bias towards mom’s cooking. It is simple but…

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