Category: Lentils

Chana Chawal – Jaisalmer special

Chana Chawal – Today’s recipe post is based on a Jaisalmer dish called Chana Chawal which is very similar to the north Indian Kadhi made with sour curd and Besan. I happened to view this recipe on a TV show and wanted to try it out instantly. As luck would...

Bisibelabath – just for you :)

Bisibelabath Hello guys, Hope you had an awesome weekend. I had an awesome one too specially because of this Bisibelabath that I made on Sunday for lunch. I have already posted an easy version of this recipe in the blog which you can find here. The recipe that I am...

Dry Chana Masala

Chana Masala Dry

Chana Masala Dry: That will be the recipe for today. I have already posted a gravy version of channa masala. However, this recipe is little different from that one. Chana Masala is a very famous indian food that is served with rotis, pooris etc. My favorite combination would be pairing...

green moong tikkis

Green Moong Dal Tikkis/Green Gram Tikkis with just 4 main ingredients

Back with Green Gram Tikki/Green Moong dal tikki recipe for the day. I made these Green Moong dal Tikkis about 3 days back for my kid and have been dying to post this here. But, was caught up with lot of work and finally, these green Moong dal tikkis have...

paruppu podi

Paruppu Podi/Dhal Powder

Paruppu PodiĀ  – the name itself makes me feel nostalgic. Paruppu podi/ Pappula podi/ Dhal powder is something I have grown up with. Brings me nostalgic memories of having this daily with idlis and dosas. Mom used to make dosas coated with paruppu podi on the insides along with some...

sambar recipe

Palak Sambar Recipe – for idlis, dosas or rice!!

Hello friends, I hope all of you liked my previous recipe for Eggless Whole Wheat Jaggery cake. If you did not get a chance to have a look at it, click here to head on to the recipe. It is a very simple and healthy recipe that needs to be...

Millet Khichdi – Easy millet recipe

Millets have gained a lot of importance these days and naturally these healthy grains find an important place in my kitchen. I usually make pongal, tikkis etc with all kinds of millets. This time I made a very simple khichdi with little millet aka samai and moong dal. My kiddo...

Karuveppilai Podi/Curry Leaves Powder

Karuveppilai Podi/Curry Leaves Powder is a staple in my mother’s kitchen. She always makes many podis like this (Paruppu Podi, Idli Podi, Khus Khus Podi etc to name a few..). When in no mood to cook, just mix this with hot steamed rice and ghee and you are good to...

Sundakkai/Turkey Berry Kuzhambu – a great match for your idlis and dosas

Phew!!! Been such a long time since I posted a recipe on the blog. Sorry to have kept you waiting guys. Juggling between home and work and its pretty tough to find time to post. Wish I had 28 hrs in a day. Ok no more ranting. Let me move...

Millet Moong Tikkis

Millet Recipe – Samai Moong Tikkis

The talk of the town these days is MILLETS. Yes, the no-rice revolution has started and I see a lot of people including millets in their daily diet. I am no exception to this. With a little toddler at home, health gets the utmost priority and so began my experiments...

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