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]

Oct 122014
Coriander Chutney (Kothimeera Pachadi)

Chutney is a perfect combination with idly or dosa. Being a South Indian, I come from a household where idly and dosa is almost made atleast once a week. So, there are several chutneys that are made at home, namely, tomato chutney, mint chutney, peanut chutney, coriander chutney, sesame seed chutney and several other fusion chutneys. I like to mix [Read more]

Sep 162014
Roasted Eggplant/Brinjal Chutney (Kaalchina Vankaya Pachadi)

My favorite chutney recipe straight from my mother’s kitchen. She used to make this for a quick dinner or even after we came from school/college. I love the aroma of it especially when it is roasted. A simple to make and incredibly flavorful eggplant chutney. This is my first attempt to post recipe step-by-step. I hope it is good this [Read more]

Sep 092014
Dondakaya/Tindora Chutney

I got this recipe from my mother-in-law on a recent festive occasion. She served it with garelu or vadas and I liked them. It also goes well with dosa and idly. This is a chutney you can prepare for a change from the regular peanut or coconut chutney.   Serves: 2 Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients Tindora/dondakaya – 250gms Tamarind [Read more]

Jun 272014
Tomato-Bell Pepper(Capsicum) Chutney

Want a different twist to your tomato chutney? Well, add some capsicum and you will adore this better than the conventional tomato chutney. Serves: 2 Cooking time: 15 mins   Ingredients: Tomato – 1.5 cups (roughly chopped) Bell Pepper (Capsicum), green – ½ cup Green chilli – 4 or 5 (slit lengthwise) Coriander leaves – ½ cup (roughly chopped) Turmeric powder [Read more]