Nei Idli

‘Nei’/Ghee Idli’s

It  has been a cold and rainy day, dull and gloomy. Roads were slippery with the sleet, a cold bitter wind blew…… Times that make you want to stay home and enjoy the peace and quiet of cozy warmth…… There are foods that comfort you, memories wrapped in their aroma, […]


World Idli Day

The World Idli Day is all about the special breakfast that a lot of Indians love. The Idli is a type of savory cake made of rice which is made by steaming a batter composed of fermented black lentils and rice. Such process breaks down the starch components of the rice making it easier for people to digest the food. There are variations when it comes to idli depending on the region and area. The World Idli day celebrate this special delicacy.


Idli Upma

The mere mention of Idli’s gets a South Indian all misty eyed even on a cold wintery afternoon in the Midwest………….. to me,it happens  every time, I hear the word “Idli” (South Indian  for steamed Rice dumplings), so yesterday when a Danish friend who is married to an Indian, asked […]

Cocktail Idli's

Colorful Cocktail Idli’s|How to make

COLORFUL COCKTAIL IDLI’S Growing up in a land where “Idli ,vada ,sambar” was the alarm clock chime in the morning,its just natural that Idli’s would remain my comfort food for life.The mini-idlis of Saravana Bhava restaurant in Tamilnadu,topped with ghee & sambar would be a lifetime romance for the ones […]