Tomato Rasam

Easy South Indian Tomato Rasam with Dal – finally!

Tomato Rasam with Dal Recipe | How to make quick south Indian Rasam or Sathumudhu with step by step pictures by Kavitha R of Foodomania.com

5 years of food blogging and I am yet to share something that I eat almost everyday – The famous South Indian Tomato Rasam!

It is tangy, spicy and aromatic. It goes well with rice, vadas or as is like a soup. This versatile dish is one of the most loved soup/side among South Indians – and rightly so.

Tomato Rasam with Dal takes 30-45 minutes tops, if you have everything on hand. It is something we make almost on a daily basis.   (more…)

Buttermilk Biscuits from scratch

Make the flaky buttermilk biscuits with this recipe tutorial (video included)!

How to make Buttermilk Biscuits from scratch Recipe Tutorial | Foodomania

Since I discovered how amazing buttermilk is in baking, I’ve been wanting to try my hand at the very popular (and sometimes feared) buttermilk biscuits. I get why people might not light to attempt making these from scratch at home. While the ingredients required to make the dough are very few and very basic, the steps are very particular. You absolutely must keep everything as cold as possible – from mixing the dough till baking the biscuits. And when you’re working with so much butter, it isn’t the most easy thing to do.

But if you nail these straightforward steps (just ensure utmost precision), then you’ll have yourself some amazing dough to work with. And when baked into biscuits, you’ll have your very own homemade buttermilk biscuits from scratch!   (more…)

Homemade Buttermilk Substitute

Learn how to make homemade buttermilk substitute using 2 very common ingredients!

How to make homemade Buttermilk Substitute with 2 Ingredients Recipe by Foodomania.com

Buttermilk is a very basic baking ingredient that makes cakes, biscuits and breads oh-so-soft! In fact, it is so hugely popular that a lot of places in Europe sell this in the stores! However, if you don’t have access to readily available buttermilk you can make a substitute at home within minutes. All you need are milk and vinegar / lemon juice – ingredients that you probably already have on hand!   (more…)

How to cook Basmati Rice in a Pan

Learn How to cook fluffy Basmati Rice in a Pan with this useful tutorial.

How to cook Basmati Rice in a Pan Tutorial

Whether you’re making Pulao, Biryani, Fried Rice, Stuffed Peppers or Kheer, Basmati rice – with its wonderful aroma – is the most preferred choice. Indians use Basmati Rice extensively. Cooking rice in a pan is easy and requires all of 20 minutes. I prefer this method over the pressure cooker method for the Basmati rice because the rice comes out fluffy and separated here.

You can use the same concept to cook any kind of rice in a pan. The amount of water you will use will obviously differ – depending on what kind of rice you’re using.   (more…)