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Last Updated : Jan 08,2019
Maddur Vada by Tarla Dalal
Jazz up your tea-time
with this awesomely crunchy snack that hails from Karnataka
Very famous in the Mysore region, the Maddur Vada is a classic evening snack made by deep-frying a dough o ....
Manglorean Drumstick Curry by Tarla Dalal
The Mangalorean Drumstick Curry is traditional fare that reflects the rich and vibrant flavours of Indian cuisine. Thanks to the abundance of coconuts along the Kerala and Konkan coast, these cuisines use coconut generously in the masalas and garnishes. Here, in this preparation, drumstick and potat ....
17 May 18
How To Make A Perfect Dosa Batter by Tarla Dalal
Perfect dosas are a matter of pride, and this requires the perfect dosa batter! Two things are important when making the batter. One is the proportion of rice to urad and the other is the consistency of the batter.
In this procedure, we use a combination of raw rice and par-boiled rice to get cr ....
Corn Upma by Tarla Dalal
Upma, the all-time favourite breakfast
dish, comes to your table with a totally unexpected twist!
This is an innovative version of the classic dish, made with crushed sweet corn kernels and beaten rice. The richness of corn is ....
15 Oct 15
Rasam Idli, Idli Rasam by Tarla Dalal
While most people think of serving idlis with sambhar and chutney, the fact is that there are many more exciting serving options for this versatile South Indian snack.
And, one such idea is to combine it with the homely South Indian
rasam. Although sambh ....
20 Aug 13
Rice Appe ( How To Make Rice Appe ) by Tarla Dalal
Rice Appe is a simply awesome snack, which can be had as a tea-time treat or served along with idli, pongal, dosa or khichdi to add more josh to your breakfast. Made by cooking a fermented batter of rice and urad dal in an appe mould, the appe are crisp outside but soft and spongy inside. A temperin ....
26 Nov 13
Oats Rava Idli by Tarla Dalal
Idlis are a breakfast favourite even outside South India. Fibre rich oats and rava combine to make delicious instant idlis that you can enjoy fresh off the steamer with sambhar
24 May 18
Capsicum Chutney by Tarla Dalal
Here’s a chutney that will tickle your taste buds and perk up any dish it is served with.
An apt accompaniment for idli, dosa and hot steamed rice, the Capsicum Chutney combines the pungent, mildly spicy flavour of capsicum with the comforting taste of roasted dal, the tanginess of tamarind, the ....
20 Aug 13
Curd Rice, South Indian Curd Rice Recipe by Tarla Dalal
In South India, the Kheer
and mithai are served at the start of a meal. It is the Curd Rice that comes at the end, as a flavourful and soothing finish to a traditional spread. At the same time, it is also a comforting one-d ....
Sambhar Rice, Sambar Sadam by Tarla Dalal
A traditional one-dish meal
from the kitchens of Tamil Nadu, the Sambhar Rice is enjoyed so much by them that it is made on special occasions as well as lazy weekends!
They need no reason or occasion to make Sambhar Rice – if they feel like it, ....
Drumstick Vegetable Curry by Tarla Dalal
Only Indian cuisine can boast of such a variety! Take any vegetable and there will be hundreds of ways in which it can be prepared. Here is an irresistible recipe featuring aromatic and flavourful drumstick together with besan in a tomato-based curry flavoured and tempered with traditional spices an ....
Moru Moru Dosa by Tarla Dalal
When children come home after school in South India and peek into the kitchen to see what is waiting for them, the answer they yearn for is “Moru Moru Dosa” or crisp dosa!
This recipe shows you a quick-fix fermented dosa recipe, which tastes even better than the regular fermented batter dosa ....
09 Oct 18
Rava Bonda Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Eager to make bonda but in no mood to soak the stuff, grind the batter, and all? Go for this yummy Rava Bonda, which has a fabulously crispy texture and a peppy flavour, all achieved without any complex or time-consuming procedures.
The rava is soaked in curds, perked up with ingredients like on ....
Jowar and Pear Appam, Healthy South Indian Snack by Tarla Dalal
The all-time favourite South Indian
snack appam features here with a healthy twist. We have combined two wholesome flours with grated pear to make a naturally-sweet batter.
Laced with cardamom and honey and cooked with ghee in an appe mould, the Jowar an ....
Puttu, Kerala Homemade Rice Puttu for Breakfast by Tarla Dalal
A timeless culinary treasure from the kitchens of Kerala, Puttu is one of the healthiest breakfasts you can think of! Made of steamed rice flour and grated coconut, Puttu has a unique taste and texture, which comes from the special container that it is steamed in.
Traditionally, Puttu was steame ....
Cooked Rice Idli by Tarla Dalal
These super-soft idlis are made with a combination of readymade idli rava and cooked rice along with fluffy, wet-ground urad dal.
It is easier to prepare this idli compared to the traditional one, as you need to soak wet-grind only the urad dal. It is also a relatively foolproof method that is ....
18 Oct 10
Oats Mutter Dosa ( Fibre Rich Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
This instant dosa batter is packed with protein and fibre. Oats must be consumed daily for its high content of soluble fibre ‘beta-glucan’, a potent blood sugar and cholesterol-lowering agent. The addition of urad dal and carrots make the dosas rich in protein and vitamin a too. Prepare this instant ....
17 Oct 18
Instant Oats and Whole Wheat Uttapam by Tarla Dalal
Uttapam ready in a jiffy without having to soak, grind or ferment the batter! Yes, this is an instant variety that uses a perfect mix of oats flour and whole wheat flour fortified with a good dose of veggies too.
It has a scrumptious mouth-feel and absolutely awesome flavour that is sure to kick ....
26 Jul 18
Oats Adai, Oats Spinach Pancake by Tarla Dalal
Adai is one of the most popular South Indian
snacks. It is a slightly thicker pancake compared to dosas, and is made with a spicy batter of rice and pulses.
Here, we have made a modern variant using crushed oats. The Oats Adai is quick and easy to make, ....
Uppu Urundai, Steamed South Indian Breakfast Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Uppu Urundai is a quick and easy steamed South Indian
breakfast recipe that is made with minimal ingredients. This no-fuss recipe can be made on any day without too much advance planning, though you need to have an hour to soak the rice.
If you do not ha ....
Sambhar by Tarla Dalal
The aromatic flavours of this traditional South Indian dish are truly irresistible. The speciality of this sambhar is that it is made with minimal oil and loads of vegetables which enhance its nutritive value. When served hot with Nutritious Stuffed Idlis, it makes a meal that is very hard to resi ....
South Indian Peanut Rice, Verkadalai Sadam Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Here’s a zesty rice preparation dominated by the crunch and nutty flavour of peanuts, highlighted by notes of red chilli. Though used in a small quantity, the warm aroma and flavour of sesame seeds is quite notable in the South Indian Peanut Rice.
With a mix of awesome flavours, this rice dish i ....
24 Jan 18
Ghee Roast Dosa, Crispy Dosa with Milagai Powder by Tarla Dalal
Ghee Roast Dosa is one of the most popular varieties of dosa in South Indian
restaurants. It has the rich aroma of ghee and a wonderful texture that is crisp and golden coloured on the outer side and slightly softer inside.
A sprinkling of malgapodi give ....
23 Sep 13
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