Idli podi/Milagai Podi is a coarse powder mixture of ground dry lentils and spices . In Southern India, traditionally use idli podi as a dipping condiment with Idlis, Dosas . A tasty and very handy side dish for almost all South Indian snacks. Just spread some Sesame oil or Ghee (Clarified Butter) on Hot ,... Continue Reading →



A thin and crispy dosa prepared with fermented rice and Lentil batter which is topped with Red Garlic Chutney and Potato Masala. The appearance and texture is very similar to Masala Dosa , but the main difference lies with the chutney spread topped on Mysore Dosa. Dosa recipes are very much indigenous to south indian... Continue Reading →


Carrot Uttapam is a healthy breakfast / dinner made from Idli Dosa Batter. I have use Milagai Podi / Idly podi to give extra crunch and taste. My Little one loves this Uttapam.. A friend, a terrific blogger Paarulz Kitchen , approached me for a guest post for her new series on blog. Definitely how can I miss... Continue Reading →


Adai, a protein rich south indian snack , comprises a mix of different dals soaked and ground along with rice and spices to make a batter, which is cooked into thick pancakes. It is usually prepared for breakfast or dinner , and is filling and healthier than dosa. Add Adai to your meal to elevate the... Continue Reading →


What can be the best use of Leftover Idli Batter ? A quick, delicious , tasty starter / snack  and just 2 -3 drop oil used 🙂 🙂 I Gave Flavour of Molga Podi to this little appe. I am sure it goes perfect with even Tea/ Coffee. Being in South India, Idli/ Dosa is... Continue Reading →


RASAM is very famous and popular dish from South India. RASAM is extremely delicious, specially when served with Hot rice and dollop of Ghee 🙂 🙂 One can have it alone as soup also.  Here, Rasam i made for Paryushan Special so didn't use TOMATO or CORIANDER. One can use as per taste and preference.If... Continue Reading →


MASALA VADA , this spiced  South Indian fritters are very crunchy , tasty and perfect as Tea time snack or can include in your meal.. A typical flavor and taste of Mint, Fresh Coconut and other spices will be a treat to your taste buds. Very easy , very quick (if ingredients r bit ready... Continue Reading →


In simple language a vegetable made in south indian style call PORIYAL. In such recipe , minimum oil and spices are used. So one can say its more tasty and healthy then spices loaded vegetables. Traditional People make almost all the vegetable with different combination in this way. We at home also make so many... Continue Reading →


This is a traditional south-indian rice dish that is offered to god at temples and even during several puja/festival days. It is a mainstream breakfast option and a part of everyday fare in south india. INGREDIENTS:  1 cup Raw Rice 1/4 cup Moong Dal 4-5 tbsp ghee 1 tsp black peppercorns 1 1/2 tsp cumin... Continue Reading →

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