Paruppu Kuzhambu (One-pot Dal Sambar)

Paruppu Kuzhambu – A simple Tamil-style one-pot Sambar

Paruppu Kuzhambu Recipe | Tamil-style Dal Sambar (lentil kulambu) - South Indian Sambar - Foodomania

Sambar is synonymous with South Indian cuisine. It is served along with almost every meal – breakfast / lunch / dinner

While the coconut-based Sambar is flavorful, delicious and my favorite way of cooking the dish – if you’re looking to make a simpler version of the Sambar, then you can use this recipe.   (more…)

Homemade Applesauce

Learn how to make homemade Applesauce with this nifty recipe!

How to make Homemade Applesauce Recipe | Step by step recipe tutorial for applesauce | How to make applesauce at home | Foodomania

Applesauce is such an amazingly useful thing to have in your refrigerator!

Since my buttermilk-in-baking discovery, I’ve had an amazing string of recipe-successes while experimenting with bread dough. Similarly, applesauce is that one thing that has completely changed the way I bake anything sweet (cakes, brownies, cupcakes, muffins, pancakes etc.).  (more…)

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…)