Pillsbury Choco Chip Idli Cake

Pillsbury Choco Chip Idli Cake by Foodomania

Idli is a staple in our household. As South Indians, we eat this humble dish almost every other day. Steamed rice and dal cakes for a healthy breakfast? Why yes of course!

The process of steaming batter always gives a lovely soft texture that intrigues me. In fact, I sometimes prefer the texture of a steamed cake over a baked cake. It is undoubtedly softer and quicker to steam cakes than to bake them.   (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…)

Caramel-stuffed Chocolate Cake Bombs

Caramel-stuffed Chocolate Cake Bombs

Caramel-stuffed Chocolate Cake Bombs Recipe | Easy Chocolate Desserts by Foodomania

Got some leftover cake and want to make something easy yet fancy? Then do give this recipe a try. With leftover chocolate cake, chocolate ganache and caramel on hand, I decided to put them all together to make some fantastic chocolate bombs!

The caramel stuffing inside is definitely something people will not expect until they’ve bitten into these cake pops. But it is a pleasent surprise. And it takes less than 30 minutes to prep the whole thing.    (more…)

Maavadu Oorugai (Baby Mango Pickle)

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

Maavadu Oorugai recipe (Baby Mango Pickle) | Foodomania

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…)