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The Quest for Dosa : NYC

The title is a rip off from this blog. This blog writer, besides sharing a love for dosa, also happens to be someone I know quite well! 282 more words


paalakoora pappu/palak dal/ spinach dal

Main ingredients: palakoora/ spinach and red gram.

Cook time: 30 minutes.               Serves: 3-4.


  1. 1 cup red gram dal/ tur dal/ kandi pappu (100 gm s).
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Charmuri/ Spiced Puffed Rice, a Mouth Watering Evening Snack

Charmuri is a Mangaloren version of ‘Bhel’, where no mint or tamarind paste is used. This is most popular street food in Mangalore, you can find vendors selling it in beach sides, carnivals and in fun fairs. 163 more words

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Mango Pine apple Smoothie

Main ingredients: mango, pine apple.  Preparation: 10 minutes.

Serves: 2.


  1. 1 cup ripe mango pieces.
  2. 1 small cup pine apple pieces.
  3. 3-4 ice cubes (crushed).
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Idli Upma

Have left over idli s or ls your idli batter really sour????Don’t worry, I have a quick fix for it, make upma out of it. Yes! 294 more words



Quilon isn’t your usual option for Indian cuisine, it doesn’t feature any of the usual Indian options like Chicken Tikka Masala, Korma and Naan.  Some may be familiar with the traditional South-Indian favourites like Dosas and Idli, but for the majority (including myself), that’s where my knowledge ends.   676 more words


Rava Idli (Semolina Dumpling)

serves: 16 idli

Ingredients: (american measuring cup used, 1 cup = 240 ml)

For the batter: