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Last Updated : Jan 08,2019
19 Feb 18
Keerai Vadai, Amaranth Leaves Vada by Tarla Dalal
Keerai Vadai is one of the most popular South Indian evening snacks, enjoyed with a hot cup of filter coffee. It is a crispy dal vada, perked up with chopped amaranth leaves.
Along with onions and usual taste enhancers like ginger, coriander and curry leaves, this recipe also includes fennel see ....
Morkuzambu, South Indian Curd Curry by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite South Indian
curd curry, the Morkuzhambu is marked by its mild tang, creamy mouth feel and rich taste.
Nevertheless it is quite easy to make and uses common ingredients. It is basically whisked curd flavoured with a semi-spicy cocon ....
Mullangi Sambar, South Indian Radish Sambhar by Tarla Dalal
The Mullangi Sambhar is an all-time favourite of the South Indians, especially those in Tamil Nadu where it is made very often.
Being simple and easy, it is an everyday fare. The strong flavour and aroma of radish together with the spiciness of the sambhar masala make this a mouth-watering treat ....
Roasted Chana Dal Chutney, Healthy Chutney by Tarla Dalal
This South Indian
chutney, replete with the nutty flavour of chana dal and the peppy flavour of spices, is sure to add a flavourful dimension to any dish it’s served with.
The Roasted Chana Dal chutney gets its pleasant tang from curds, which also contr ....
20 Feb 18
Paneer Vegetable Idli by Tarla Dalal
An off-beat idli that’ll delight every diner. Combining crunchy veggies and succulent paneer into a batter of besan and semolina, the Paneer Vegetable Idli is a tasty and handy addition to your cookbook as it’s made with common ingredients and requires no grinding or fermentation.
It is essentia ....
Appam, Appam Without Yeast by Tarla Dalal
It is a delight to watch an experienced chef swirl the kadhai to make a perfect bowl-shaped Appam! You can master the art too, within a few tries. Appam is a delectable South Indian
dish, which is comparable to dosa, but with a special texture and shape.
20 Aug 13
Chettinad Curry ( South Indian Recipes ) by Tarla Dalal
Here's a spicy curry from tamilnadu that tastes best with steamed rice. The chettinad masala for this curry can even be made a week in advance and stored in air-tight bottles.
20 Aug 13
Jeera- Pepper Rasam, Milagu Rasam Recipe by Tarla Dalal
The ideal rasam to serve on a cold winter’s day! Jeera-Pepper Rasam is a good antidote for common cold and feverishness, and many prefer to take a swig of it plain, in a cup, while others prefer to mix it with rice and oodles of ghee.
20 Feb 14
14 Mar 18
French Beans and Carrot Thoran, Kerala Dry Sabzi by Tarla Dalal
‘Thoran’ is a traditional vegetable preparation that is popular in Kerala. It is a dry subzi that can be prepared with many different veggies.
In this recipe, we have used a colourful combination of French beans and carrot. First, the veggies are sautéed with onions and an aromatic tempering of ....
15 Oct 15
Tomato Chutney ( Idlis and Dosas) by Tarla Dalal
The Tomato Chutney is a tongue-tickling accompaniment that is perfect to have with idlis and dosas.
Although it takes a few minutes to prepare, many people prefer to make it often because it is faster than grating a coconut, plus it has a holistic flavour that eliminates the need for sambhar a ....
Ven Pongal, South Indian Breakfast by Tarla Dalal
Ven Pongal is South India’s equivalent of the North Indian khichdi. Cooked rice and moong dal are flavoured with ginger, crushed peppercorns and cumin seeds, and garnished with ghee-roasted cashew nuts and curry leaves.
Ven Pongal has a unique flavour and consistency, which are rich yet soothing ....
Sweet Pongal, Sakkarai Pongal, Chakkarai by Tarla Dalal
God’s favourite offering, and man’s favourite prasad! Yes, the Sweet Pongal has won this contest hands-down.
For generations, South Indians have believed the Sweet Pongal or Sakkarai Pongal to be one of the best offerings to God, as it combines rice and dal with jaggery and spices, all being aus ....
Avial ( South Indian Recipes) by Tarla Dalal
Avial is a dish that originated in kerala, but gained an equal fanfare in tamilnadu as well. Rare is the wedding or festive menu that does not include avial! the key to making excellent avial is to pay equal attention to the visual appeal – vegetables with contrasting colours such as carrot, beans, ....
21 Jan 10
Uttapam Pizza by Tarla Dalal
What a fun way to make use of leftover uttapas
! The Uttapam Pizza is so tasty that your kids will want you to make this every time you make dosa batter.
From onions and capsicum, to pizza sauce and cheese, the Uttapam Pizza has all the ....
Pongal Kootu, South Indian Mixed Vegetable Curry by Tarla Dalal
Pongal Kootu is a tongue-tickling mixed vegetable curry made during Makar Sankaranthi or Pongal
in South India. It is made with local vegetables that are in season at the cusp of winter and spring.
This curry brings togethe ....
Vegetables in Coconut Curry, Karwar Style Valval Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Vegetables in Coconut Curry or Valval is a classic mixed vegetable preparation from the Western coastal region, where coconuts grow in plenty and are used abundantly in the cuisine.
Here, an assortment of colourful and juicy veggies is flavoured simply with green chillies and cumin seeds and coo ....
02 Oct 15
Quick Rava Idli ( Tiffin Treats) by Tarla Dalal
With its brilliant flavour and nice, flaky texture, Rava Idli is something like upma in idli form, so you get the best of both worlds. Since it is steamed, it is easier to digest than upma, has a convenient form factor for serving as well as packing, and stays soft and humid for longer. The batter f ....
20 Aug 13
Masala Dosa ( Mumbai Roadside Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
A tried-and-tested recipe that serves as a wholesome answer to the hungry palate! a thin crisp dosa, engulfed in a spicy potato bhaji.
Tender Mangoes In Brine by Tarla Dalal
A simple but tasteful recipe that is extremely popular,espeacially in kerala,tamilnadu and some areas of karnataka,served with curd rice. Remember to choose tender raw mangoes,and leave the stem on, so that the pickle lasts for longer. Thick-skinned,bitter varieties are usually not preferred for thi ....
04 May 18
Mysore Bonda, South Indian Snack by Tarla Dalal
An awesome snack from the ever-busy kitchens of Mysore, the Mysore Bonda is a deep-fried fritter made of plain flour, rice flour and curds, perked up with a range of appropriate taste givers like ginger and green chillies.
This traditional snack, a specialty of Karnataka, has a beautifully reddi ....
Tomato Pachadi, How To Make Tomato Pachadi by Tarla Dalal
The tanginess of tomato and the blandness of fresh curds combine well to cast a soothing spell on the diner.
Take care to use fresh, thick curds for this recipe as the pachadi is likely to become watery otherwise, as the juice of the tomatoes also mixes in with it.
Also do try other pachadi r ....
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