Masala Khara Buns

This Iyengar Bakery Style Masala Khara Buns is flavorful in every bite!

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The last time I made Masala Khara Buns, I told myself I’d make them over and over again. The flavor of mint with bread is unmistakably one of the best combinations I’ve ever tried.

So here is Khara Buns – take 2. Only this time, I made this the traditional way – with refined flour (and not whole-wheat, like last time).    (more…)

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…)

Maavadu Oorugai (Baby Mango Pickle)

Maavudu Oorugai – tender baby mango pickle – is amazing with Curd Rice!

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Today’s recipe isn’t something most people are aware of.

Unless of course you are a south Indian – then you’ve probably been fed oodles of curd rice and vadu maanga by your beloved Amma. Because how else does one eat Thayir Saadham right?  (more…)

Vegetable Kurma

Mixed Vegetable Kurma goes well with anything – roti, rice, bread etc.

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A typical south Indian recipe, this mixed vegetable kurma is commonly served in restaurants with Parotta or Idiyappam.

The coconut based gravy works well with rice, roti, bread or anything, really! The flavors, although intense, are derived from very few ingredients. A quick search will reveal multiple ways of spelling this, but its basically just a simple side-dish made with a lot of vegetables in a coconut gravy!   (more…)