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9 January, 2020

Medhu Vadai aka Lentil Fritters

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast, Deep Fried, Gluten Free, Karnataka, Kerala, Pongal, Rice, South Indian, Tamil Nadu on by : sujeesha

Medhu vadai or ulundhu vadai is one of my favorite snacks growing up. Its so versatile, after you enjoy hot crispy vadas for breakfast, any leftovers can be converted to sambar vada or dahi vada for a completely different breakfast next morning. I will post recipes for those late Grinding the batter in an Indian
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11 April, 2010

Sarkarai Pongal / Sweet Pongal

Sarkarai Pongal / Sweet Pongal
Posted in : Breakfast, Desserts & Sweets, Indian, Instant Pot Ultra, Kerala, Pongal, Rice, South Indian, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Festive celebrations from childhood are such fond memories. When I think of Pongal, I remember my childhood when my mom used to wake up at 3 am and slave in the kitchen with her freshly-washed damp hair wrapped in a towel, to make delicious Pongal breakfast for us. Menu is simple and authentic. Its always
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4 June, 2009

Coconut chutney

Posted in : Andhra, Breakfast, Chutneys, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Karnataka, Kerala, Pongal, Sides, South Indian, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Coconut chutney is a quick and easy side dish for a variety of Indian breakfast and snacks like idli, dosa, puri, pongal, pakora, vada and more. Coconut chutney is so versatile you can eat it with anything you want really. I even like to have it as a side with yogurt rice or mix with
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7 August, 2008

Ven Pongal

Ven Pongal
Posted in : Andhra, Breakfast, Gluten Free, Indian, Karnataka, Kerala, Pongal, Pressure cooker, Rice, Rice, South Indian, Tamil Nadu, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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I have to start by saying that i’m writing this description on 01/14/2020. However, the initial recipe post was from 08/07/2008 and so is the above image. I just don’t feel like replacing the amateur image. 🙂 Living in the USA and Pongal falling on a Wednesday means that we only get to enjoy this
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