Onion Tomato chutney / 15 minutes onion tomato chutney

Chutney is basically like a dip in south India. Its used as a side dish for many main dish like dosa and idli. This is one of my favorite chutneys its so easy to make and truly finger licking good. It is Spicy, tangy side dish made with tomatoes, onions which is always a part…

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Vella Poosanikai Kootu / white pumpkin kootu

Kootu is a very fragrant Lentils and pumpkin stew made with yellow moong beans and coconut and cumin seeds. Ash gourd or white pumpkin is called Poosanikai in southern part of India and is a delicious vegetable and is loved and added during the summer months. Its water content is high thus making it a…

Homemade pizza sauce – Kids friendly recipe

  Often we find that kids love pizza not any different from adults ourselves. I think the combination of tomatoes and the melted cheese and the bread is magical and will make you want to eat more. My son loves pizza and he wants to eat it at least once a week now a days….

South Indian Sambar Recipe

There is no south indian breakfast without sambar. Sambar is a tasty delicious vegetables and lentil stew, thats cooked with tamarind and freshly ground sambar powder.  Sambar is served with most breakfast items like dosa, idli, pongal, vada and even for Rice. One thing i like about sambar is so healthy as its rich in…

Eral Thokku / Prawns thokku

  Prawns or shrimps are one of the best seafoods available and its sure my family’s favourite. Am so happy to have finally put this recipe up as its my go to prawn recipe, not to forget my husbands favorite !! He would polish the bowl that i serve it in. After moving to Japan…

Egg drop curry / Udaitha Muttai Kuzhambu

Eggs have aways been a staple in my house. As my mom was working, she used to find making egg recipes quick for dinner. She would make burji or gravy or even serve plain omelette with Rasam (tomato lentil soup) and I would be a happy girl. This egg drop curry is one of the…

Minty Avocado and Egg sandwich

Sandwiches are everybody favorite, even though I am a big fan of a big Indian breakfast, I always give in to sandwiches in the morning as a matter of convenience and the million ways to make it healthy and delicious. Since I was requested on my instagram account soul.some for some quick and healthy breakfast…

Honey sesame baby corn

  Honey sesame baby corn is a fantastic party recipe. Kids love it adults love it and its so simple and quick to make. … I have eaten this made with chicken but wanted to give a vegetarian twist to it hence tried with baby corn and it turned out delish had to share this…

Black chana masala / Kala chana masala

  Black channa or karuppu sundal in tamil is one of the best vegetarian protein source. Its rich in fibre and is great if you are looking for a healthy side dish to your weekday meal. Cooking black channa can be a bit tricky. Many will feel that it doesn’t cook well. The trick is…

Crispy Mysore style dosa recipe

Dosa or Dosai is a very popular south Indian breakfast, it is served in every house and is usually eaten with sambar and different kinds of chutney. This is a very quick recipe for making dosa and its a very healthy breakfast option too as the batter is made with rice and lentils. While tamilnadu…

Instant Tomato Pickle / Thakkai oorugai

Pickles are an essential condiment in indian cusine. There is no elaborate meal without a small piece of pickle in it. Usually it is a preserved item which adds a lot of good probiotics in to the diet. This recipe is an instant pickle recipe and stores well in the refrigirator. I love to eat…