Anubala's Kitchen

Duet Idiyappam

Duet Idiyappam

Idiyappam or string hoppers are one of my family’s most breakfast dish. It’s easy to make, light on the stomach and healthy too. Since everyone is fond of this dish at home, I make it quite frequently and also try varieties to make it more nutritious and interesting. I have made Idiyappam with ragi, kodoRead more about Duet Idiyappam[…]

Idli Fry

Idli Fry

Few days back, I saw a very interesting street food idli dish in social media. The colour and the texture of the dish was so impressive that I tried immediately at home. It was very delicious. I could not guess the sauces that were added and it was also not mentioned in that video. So,Read more about Idli Fry[…]

Rava Khichadi

Rava Khichadi

Rava Khichadi is a very famous dish from the South Indian cuisine. It is a simple dish and easy to make. Very delicious and colourful, rava khichadi is a wholesome dish and can be had as an anytime meal. As rava is easy to digest, it can be given to small children as well asRead more about Rava Khichadi[…]

Vazhaikai Podimas

Vazhaikai Podimas

Vazhaikai Podimas is a delicacy from Tamil Brahmins cuisine. It is a simple recipe made with simple and easily available ingredients at home. The trick in making perfect vazhaikai podimas lies in selection of the right kind of raw banana and cooking the banana. Raw banana should be firm and hard and not the tenderRead more about Vazhaikai Podimas[…]

Nungu Payasam

Nungu Payasam

I am very fond of fruits and nungu is one of my most favourite fruit. Palm fruit is called as Nungu in Tamizh. It’s commonly known as Ice apple is English as it looks like ice. Nungu is a summer fruit. It has lot of water content and is rich in sodium and potassium andRead more about Nungu Payasam[…]

Roasted Tomato Rice

Roasted Tomato Rice

Tomato rice is a very common dish and made often in most of the households. I made a very different tomato rice few days back for lunch. I had made roasted tomato rice. It was really unique and delicious. My family really liked it. It is my own recipe and like all my recipes, itRead more about Roasted Tomato Rice[…]

Mysore Rasam

Mysore Rasam

As the name suggests, this is one of the famous varieties of rasam from the Karnataka cuisine. I am fond of all varieties of rasam. But Mysore rasam tops the list. My family too loves this rasam. It’s a simple to make, healthy, aromatic and absolutely delicious rasam. I am going to share my foolRead more about Mysore Rasam[…]

Verkadalai Ammani Kozhakattai

Verkadalai Ammani Kozhakattai

The month of Aadi ( Tamil month) is considered very auspicious, especially Aadi sevvai ( tuesday) and Aadi velli ( friday). Every family have their own way of celebration. In our family, we make Kozhakattai ( South Indian version of dumplings) on one of the Aadi velli. Yesterday being Aadi velli, I made vella KozhakattaiRead more about Verkadalai Ammani Kozhakattai[…]

Vadai Morekhuzhambu

Vadai Morekhuzhambu

Vadai Morekhuzhambu is a traditional Tamil brahmin dish. It’s the South Indian version of the Khadi pakora. Crispy vadas simmered in creamy Morekhuzhambu is a delicacy indeed. The recipe is simple, but care has to be taken to make a smooth Khuzhambu as yogurt when cooked can curdle and make the gravy grainy which isRead more about Vadai Morekhuzhambu[…]

Curry Leaves and Peanuts Podi Idli

Curry Leaves and Peanuts Podi Idli

Podi Idli is my family’s favourite dish. I make it often at home. Few days back I made these yummy Curry Leaves and Peanuts Podi Idli, idea inspiration from my dear cousin, Viji. She told me that one of her favourite dish was the curry leaves podi idli served in Murugan Idli Shop. Not once,Read more about Curry Leaves and Peanuts Podi Idli[…]