A staple quick fix breakfast in every South Indian home, called by different names depending on the region in South India where it comes from , it is called Upma (short for Uppumavu), Uppitu, Uppindi, Kharabath etc. There are many variations in preparation of this simple breakfast dish, healthy and […]
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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, […]
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 […]
TAPIOCA PEARLS STIR FRY/SABUDHANA KICHIDI The first time I ever heard of Tapioca which is basically a root starch derived from the cassava or yuca plant, which is a native of Brazil but spread worldwide was from a friend.My friend spoke about “Kappa & meen curry” coming from Kerala,it was […]
KUZZHI PANIYARAM/ PANCAKE PUFFS These bite size carb-y-snacks which are a sure shot way to nirvana on the road, in the roadside stalls with the music blaring to make the Ustad’s of the world give a run for their money,are one of the favorites among the street foods of Tamilnadu,India.They […]
Ven Pongal, refers to the spicy Pongal, which is made as a comfort food in most South Indian homes for breakfast. It is made with lots of ghee/clarified butter and peppercorns and Mung beans/Green gram dhal. A quick , easy and healthy South Indian breakfast to prepare.