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15 Oct 15
Crispy Paper Dosa by Tarla Dalal
Crispy Paper Dosa is a super-star whose fame has carried it from South India to the most famous restaurants all over the world!
As the name suggests, this dosa is golden brown, crispy and so thin that a huge dosa can be made with just a ladle or two of batter.
In hotels, it is generally ....
22 Feb 12
Cucumber and Carrot Curd Rice by Tarla Dalal
Who can resist a bowlful of cool curd rice on a hot summer’s day? And if you suffer from acidity, then this soothing bowlful is more than tasty – it is nothing short of ambrosia for you!
When reinforced with carrots and cucumber, the curd rice gets all the more pleasing for your stomach and ta ....
17 Mar 16
Cucumber Pachadi, South Indian Cucumber Raita by Tarla Dalal
A semi-spicy cucumber raita made in a typical South Indian
style, with sautéed onions, green chillies and an aromatic tempering. This is not an everyday raita but a special one, with tongue-tickling flavours and ingredients of assorted textures.
13 Jan 16
Curd Rice, South Indian Curd Rice Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Curd rice is close to every South Indian's heart, especially for the brahmins, who would not hesitate to admit that it is ambrosia for them.
Serve a South Indian
a hearty meal, but he or she is unlikely to be appeased unless the meal is suitably conclu ....
15 Oct 15
Curry Leaves Chutney Powder by Tarla Dalal
Chutney powders such as this Curry Leaves Chutney Powder, made with spices, daria and curry leaves, really come in handy on days when you do not have time to prepare chutney or sambhar to accompany your idlis and dosas.
You can serve the chutney powder as it is, or mix it with til oil, to make ....
23 Sep 13
Dahi Bhindi ( Kerala Style ) by Tarla Dalal
A kerala-style preparation of bhindi, with an aromatic seasoning, and the added flavour of tomatoes and onions. Churned curds form the base for the dahi bhindi, giving it a tangy yet light mouth-feel. It goes great with puris.
21 Jan 12
Dahi Bhindi - Kerala Style by Tarla Dalal
The distinct taste of Kerala comes alive in this subtly spiced subzi. The onions and coconut give this gravy a mild crunchy texture and whole red chillies make it a spicy delicacy. Feel free to adjust the amount of chillies to your liking.
15 Oct 15
Dahi Idli by Tarla Dalal
If you have batter on hand, then idli is undeniably one of the easiest snacks to prepare. However, plain idli might not be very appealing to some, especially kids.
You could make it more exciting by dunking cubes of idli in sambhar or curd, with appropriate tempering and garnishes. This lip-sm ....
15 Oct 15
Dal and Rice Dosa by Tarla Dalal
Quite different from the usual dosa in appearance and flavour, the Dal and Rice Dosa has a dominance of dal flavour, which combines beautifully with sambhar and chutney.
As a more flavourful and aromatic variant, you can add finely chopped methi leaves or drumstick leaves to the batter before ....
25 Nov 15
Dal and Vegetable Idli by Tarla Dalal
A perfect breakfast option that combines a variety of pulses and vegetables, dal and vegetable idli is slightly heavier than the regular idlis. The batter can be used to make delectable pancakes too.
20 Aug 11
Dal and Vegetable Idli ( Pregnancy Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
These nutritious idlis are slightly heavier than the regular idlis as the batter is not fermented. They are very nutritive because of the combination of 3 dals and vegetables like methi, green peas and carrots. These are great for an early pregnancy boost and being an excellent source of iron, fibre ....
30 Oct 15
Dal Vada, South Indian Chana Dal Vada, Masala Vada by Tarla Dalal
You will love the exciting crispness of these delectable Dal Vadas. Made with a coarse paste of soaked chana dal perked up with onions, ginger paste and the whole traditional team of flavour enhancers, these vadas have a unique, rustic texture and warm, hearty flavour that will strike a chord with m ....
20 Aug 13
Doodhi Pachadi / Spicy Doodhi Raita by Tarla Dalal
Pachadis are the south Indian equivalent of raita, and commonly there are two types of this accompaniment. The ones made with colocassia
as the base are usually spicy, while the ones made with curds as the base are are normally bland. However, here is a unique ....
20 Aug 13
Dosa ( South Indian Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Dosa is as popular in South Indian
cuisine as Idli
is! Crisp and thin pancakes made of a rice and urad dal batter, dosas are even more exciting than idlis. In fact, while idlis are considered to be an easy, comfortable steamed food, ....
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