Jan 142016
 
Uttapam (onion uthappam) - south Indian breakfast

I noticed that I have shared many of my dosa and uttapam recipes, but missed the basic uttapam that I prepare using onions. So, here I am posting this simple recipe using idly batter. Uttapam as we all know is a regular south Indian breakfast. It is made using idly batter (check my idly batter recipe here). Normally, what my [Read more]

Dec 302014
 
Onion Chutney (Ullipaya Pachadi) - For idly/dosa

Chutneys are a regular in a typical South Indian home. Be it, idly, dosa or uttappam, chutney or sambar is a must with it. So, I have grown up eating and seeing my mother prepare a lot of chutney recipes. This list of mine has further grown now after the addition of my MIL’s recipes too 🙂 Today, I share [Read more]

Sep 112014
 
Aloo Ulli-Dhaniyala Koora (Potato cooked in aromatic onion-corianderseeds)

A very aromatic potato curry enhanced with the flavors of dhania/corianderseed powder and onions. A quick to make recipe perfect for lunch-boxes and easy dinners. The masala paste made with dhania, onions and tamarind gives this dish a unique taste and the end result is divine. Do try this and am sure you will love it 🙂   Serves: 2 [Read more]

Sep 022014
 
Gutti Vankaya Ullikaram (Onion stuffed Eggplants)

This is South-Indian special curry that my mother used to prepare usually as a special item during sundays. We usually have it with sambar and some papads on the side. I enjoy stuffed gravies and especially brinjal. Either we stuff it with coriander leaves, onion or any other curry powder, it is a very obedient vegetable that can be tuned [Read more]

Jul 152014
 
Eggs cooked in spicy tomato-onion gravy (Egg Kurma)

My mother often tells me that simple ingredients sometimes make an awesome recipe. She says that when we add a lot of spices or ingredients to a dish, we mask the actual flavors of the vegetables or main ingredients in it. I realized the truth behind it only when I started cooking myself. Now I understand that for some recipes, [Read more]