Kothamalli Thokku

Kothamalli / Fresh Coriander leaves thokku is a pickle like chutney that will stay good for a week or two when refrigerated. The thokku goes well with all tiffin items like Idli, dosai, paniyaram,etc. It requires a handful of ingredients that are regularly available in the kitchen. This is our family favorite and Amma makes it whenever fresh coriander is in season. Whenever she makes … Continue reading Kothamalli Thokku

Ragi Pakoda

Ragi Pakoda is one of my favorite tea time snacks. Tastes good and comparatively easy to make when compared to bajji/bonda. Doesn’t need a side dish and perfect for rainy evenings with cup of cardamom/ginger tea! What you need Ragi flour – 1.5 cups OnionsĀ  – 1 thinly sliced Dry chilies – 2 Curry leaves Fried Chana dhal/Potukadalai – 1 tbsp Jeera/ Seeragam – 1 … Continue reading Ragi Pakoda

Easy Snack Ideas for Cold Winter Evenings

It is that time of the year when the sun goes home early and the evenings are longer, darker and colder. We spend to get more time indoors and go for an additional round of coffee, tea or any hot beverage demanded by the weather. Biting into something nice along with a cuppa would not harm anyone! I have picked a few easy snacking options that … Continue reading Easy Snack Ideas for Cold Winter Evenings

Dining Solo at Udupi

Past – There was once a girl who would starve than having to eat in the office cafeteria alone! Then slowly she realized there is no point in starving and have a bad headache. Soon she was found having food alone at the cafeteria, belting HP1 thaali at Mast Kalandar, Adyar, Chinna Vengaya Othappam at Murugan Idly Besant Nagar, Saravana Bhavan at the Central Railway Station – all … Continue reading Dining Solo at Udupi