PUDINA PARATHA ( STUFFED WITH PUDINA THUVAIYAL)
PUDINA PARATHA - Paratha's are the most commonly made bread all over India and there are lots of variations in preparing these breads, which includes stuffed , layered or flavored.
PEANUT CHUTNEY WITH COCONUT
Peanut Chutney - A simple and tasty chutney with peanut and coconut. This goes very well with Idli's and crispy Dosa's.
Bread Sandwich - A healthy and kids friendly snack. Stuffing part is left to your choice, I usually make this with leftover chana masala. Surprise your kids with this beautiful sandwich and they are sure to enjoy this :)
HOME MADE RASAM POWDER
No south Indian Meal is complete without rasam,a spicy soup spiked with different spices and laced with coriander .It is especially comforting if you have cough or cold and also helps to keep the throat well conditioned. This is often served after the main course as it helps in good digestion.
Rasa Podi, the spice mix that flavors the dish rasam is made everyday in Tamil Nadu.
PISTA BURFI | PISTACHIO FUDGE
Pista Burfi - A wonderful sweet made with pista and sugar. Quite rich in taste and easy to make.
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PANEER IN PISTA CILANTRO KORMA
Paneer in Pista Cilantro Gravy - This is a rich and creamy dish with paneer.The fragrance of coriander leaves and the nutty taste of pista , sure makes this gravy taste great.
I saw this recipe in a cookery show and have made quite few changes according to my taste.It is very easy to prepare. the procedure is also quite simple and definitely is worth trying it .Serve this with hot roti's and nothing else.
MASALA VADAI - A popular South Indian Snack
Masala vadai - This is probably the most popular snack made in South Indian homes and one that is sold on every street corner shops. It is very simple to prepare and they taste delicious when eaten fresh as keeping them for any length of time makes the outer shell of the vada go stale.
HOW TO MAKE SAMBAR POWDER
Sambar powder - Sambar is a traditional dish, which is prepared everday in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu. The main ingredient for this recipe is the sambar powder. Nowadays readymade sambar powder is available , but it is not equivalent to the fragrant of home made one.
There are many recipes for sambar powder and here is mine.