Spicy & Tangy Dal with Tomatoes / Tomato pappu !!


Tomato pappu is one of the mouth watering recipe in South Part of India. This is one of my favorite too. I love the tanginess & sweet of the tomatoes. This is really a very simple & easy dish, perfectly goes well with pappadam (Rice vadam) or pickles (Tomato pickle, Gongura pickle, Mint pickle, Andra…

Medu Vadai / Crispy Urad dal Vada !!!


Vadai is a savoury fritter-type snack from South India.  It is an important menu for every festivals & pooja. This medu vada is one of my favorite snack. There are many different varieties like sambar vada, dhai vada or thair vadai etc., I love to watch my mom while prepare vadas during festival but I never helped…

Carrot & Knol-Knol Sambar / Stew !!


Today’s recipe is one of my favorite sambar. Knol-Khol is like turnip. The combination of carrot & knol-khol is perfect to make sambar. It’s really gives a unique taste & flavor to this dish. This recipe is goes well with steam rice, idly, dosa, etc., Ingredients: Carrot & knol-khol – 1 1/2 cup (chopped) Salt…

Radish Sambar / Moolangi Sambar !!


Sambar is a lentil based vegetable stew or chowder based on a broth made with tamarind. It is most popular dish South Indian and Sri Lankan Tamil cuisines. This recipe have adapted in each to its taste and environment. Sambar is made either exclusively with one of these vegetables or a combination of them –…