Spongy Aapam without yeast or soda

My search for a perfect Aapam recipe came to an end. Not that amma good make lacy soft aapams but she always uses a pinch of cooking soda. I much strived to avoid it. Hence searched for several recipes both Tamilnadu and Kerala blogs and came decided upon a recipe. I was much worried when […]

Parangi kotai adai – Baby pumpkin n lentil pancake

My favorite writer is “Thee.Jaa.Raa” and one of his wonderufl novel is “Malar Manjam”. I have read about this adai in that novel and since then was longing to make it. The adai remains my usual recipe but the addition of pumkin pieces took this pancake to a different level of taste. Mildly sweet and softer than […]

Pongalam – the much adored dosai

Pongalam – the much adored dosai

I hate to eat dosais nowadays outside home. There were hundreds of versions coming up everyday but not one had satiated the dosai craving of yours truly. Many times I crave for dosai which is homemade and soft. When it comes to dosai I have several pre-requisites for it if I should love the entire […]

Simple and quick – Stuffed veggie paratha

Adapted from Tarladalal’s recipe this one is simple and quick and really delicious. My kids loved it and I am happy to stuff some veggies into their stomachs 🙂 The soy sauce gave a hint of “Chinese” feel but it did not overplay. Any combination of veggies can be used but only constraint is they […]

Kancheepuram Idli with potato masala

I am a great fan of Idlis and I can eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Its such a versatile dish which can make up for simple food or luxurious treat when served with appropriate accompaniments. Kancheepuram idli is a lovely version of the good old idlis just to perk up the usual servings. […]