Ingredient: Asafetida

Medhu Vadai aka Lentil Fritters

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 […]

Paasi Paruppu Sambar/Moong dhal sambar

My mom makes this dhal as a side-dish for rotis, and I have always enjoyed eating left-overs the following day with rice. Later when I started cooking, I tweaked it a little bit to go well with rice. This a very healthy substitute for regular sambar without compromising on taste. Here goes the recipe!

Thattai

Ven Pongal

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 […]