South Indian Thali

South Indian Thali | A full meal | Indian Thaali ideas & Recipes

A South Indian Thali is made up of a selection of various South Indian dishes.

There really is no “rule” as to what constitutes a Thali (read: Thaalee).

You’re just going to have to fill it up with whatever YOU think makes a complete meal! 🙂 (more…)

Sabudana Vada (Low fat version)

Sabudana Vada is my favorite Maharashtrian snack. Not only do I love Sabudana (Pearl Tapioca), but the simplicity of cooking up this snack makes the dish even better! Of course, traditionally, this is a deep fried snack. I’m trying to cut back on the oil so I went with the shallow fried version; which trust me – was beyond amazing! In fact, the absence of excess oil made the snack healthy and refreshing! (more…)

Masala Vadai ~ Spiced Lentil Fritters

I’m resorting to re-posting some of the old posts from my previous blog. My apologies. I’ve been swamped with friends, events and so on to even think about editing the 300 photos in my drafts folder, let alone write about them! But, I’ll be ready with a new post today! 🙂 This is a guest post by Vardhini from Cooksjoy who did this for me long back! (more…)

Instant Rabdi | Rabri

Disclaimer: This is NOT the authentic version of a Rabri (rabdi). Rabri a sweet dish that is prepared by reducing milk. It takes quite a while to do that and tastes delicious. But thanks to the invention of Microwave, we get to make it whenever we want in under 10 minutes (provided we have everything on hand). And to get a dessert in 10 minutes, in my opinion, is nothing short of a miracle! 😛 (more…)