Ragi Idli / Finger Millet Fluffy Steamed Cakes

Healthy and nutritious packed breakfast from South Indian cuisine! Ingredients: Ragi powder – 1/2 cupRava/semolina/sooji- 1/2 cup Urad dal- 1/2 cup Water- As needed Salt- To taste Method: Soak the urad dal in water for 2-3 hours. Grind itinto a smooth paste adding little water. In a bowl, add the urad dal paste, ragi powder,

പഴങ്ങൾ നിറച്ച കൊഴുക്കട്ട / Mixed Fruits Steamed Dumplings

An extra zing twist to the healthy & popular dumplings that are well enjoyed with a cup of hot tea! Ingredients:Rice/ragi flour- 2 cupsJaggery- 1 cup, gratedGrated coconut – 1/2 cupCardamom powder – 1/2 tspPineapple-1 ring, finely choppedApple- 1/2, finely choppedBanana – 1/2, finely choppedKiwi- 1, finely choppedMango- 2 medium pieces, finely choppedRaisins- 2 tbspCashews

വിഷു സ്പെഷ്യൽ മത്തങ്ങാ മോരുകറി / Kerala Style Pumpkin Yogurt Curry

A slightly sweet and tangy yogurt-based dish that is a must-have for any sadhya (feast)! Ingredients: Pumpkin/mathanga – 1/2 cup, cut into small cubes Yogurt – 1/2 cup Grated coconut – 1/2 cup Green chilies- 2, finely chopped Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Dry red chilies-2 Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Curry leaves – A

Gutti Dondakaya Vepudu/ Andhra Style Stuffed Tindora Masala Curry

This is one of the delicious & spicy Andhra style recipes where ivy gourds are stuffed with a spicy masala and fried and makes for a good side with rice or chapati. Ingredients: Tindora/ivy gourd – 300 g Groundnuts – 2 tbsp Grated coconut – 1/2 cup Sesame seeds – 1/2 tsp Ginger-garlic paste –

ഓശാന സ്പെഷ്യൽ കൊഴുക്കട്ട / Hosanna Special Rice Dumplings

These special rice dumplings are prepared on “Kozhukatta Saturday” or traditionally called as “Lazarus Saturday” – the day before Palm Sunday. It is believed that Jesus comes to Lazarus’ house 6 days prior to Maundy Thursday. This day is re-lived by making these dumplings which symbolizes the perfume bottle used to wash Jesus’ feet. The

Karandi Omelette / Cup Shaped Omelette

A famous South Indian street food that is a cup shaped omelette prepared in a thalippu karandi (that is a long handle iron pan used to temper chutneys and gravies)!!! Ingredients: Egg- 1 Onion- 1/2, finely chopped Green chili-1, finely chopped Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Pepper powder- 1/2

Kathirikkai Sambar / Eggplant Lentil Soup

A spicy & tangy perfect traditional South Indian side dish to be paired with dosa or idli! Ingredients: Yellow moong dal-1/2 cup, soaked for at least 1 hour Brinjal/eggplants – 1/2 kg, cut into small cubesPearl onions/ shallots – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Tomato- 1, finely chopped Green Chilies- 2, finely chopped Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp