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Adai ~ One of my favorite tiffins and Dosai's nutritive cousin!

Snacks are called Tiffin in the Southern India. They come in all forms, steamed, deep fried and even shallow fried. Often served as tea-time snacks, I usually prefer to indulge in a heavy breakfast with on of these tiffins. 338 more words


Dibba Roti / Minapa Roti ~ Lentil Rice Breakfast Pancakes from Coastal Andhra Pradesh!

From my previous posts and Instagram feed, it is pretty clear that I am a breakfast person. I stumbled upon this breakfast during my usual food blog stalking sessions. 479 more words


Idli Batter / Idli Maavu - Trust me this is a lifesaver, err... or atleast breakfast saver!

Every since I have made this switch to eating a freshly cooked breakfast instead of something out of a packet (read cereals, cookies, rusk, toast), planning meals is a bigger challenge. 818 more words


Medu Vadai - Of Sagars of Bengaluru and Lazy Weekends!

There are weekends when you don’t want to wake up. Or wake up late and just walk down to the nearest Sagar/Udipi place and have a multi-course breakfast at leisure. 648 more words


Colourful Black Lentil salad

Lentils are a cheap and nutritious source of protein and fiber. The black variety hold together well when cooked and can look particularly attractive on the plate – sometimes referred to as beluga lentils (as in the most sought after type of caviar), they glisten on the plate and act as a wonderful palate for other colours and flavours. 381 more words



Antioxidants are compounds that slow or prevent cell damage. Well, this means I can improve my health and experience anti-aging effects from what I eat. That’s truly important to me. 527 more words

Daal Makhani

When my husband and I go out for Indian food, I have a few favorites I like to order—channa masala, garlic naan, and one or two daals. 920 more words

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