Anubala's Kitchen

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[…]

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[…]

Bagara Baingan

Bagara Baingan

Bagara Baingan is a very popular vegetarian dish from the Hyderabadi cuisine. It’s generally served along with Hyderabadi biryani or plain steamed rice. It’s a very delicious dish made with brinjals. Peanuts and sesame seeds add a very nutty and unique flavour to this dish. I made this few days back for lunch. I hadRead more about Bagara Baingan[…]

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[…]

Vepampoo Khuzhambu

Vepampoo Khuzhambu

Neem flowers are called as vepampoo in tamil. Vepampoo has lot of medicinal properties. It’s mainly used to improve digestion, appetite and detoxification of the gut. It is also used as a natural ingredient for deworming. In the traditional South Indian cooking, vepampoo is used in many recipes like thogaiyal ( variety of chutney), asRead more about Vepampoo Khuzhambu[…]

Mango Shrikhand

Mango Shrikhand

Mango Shrikhand, also known as Amrakhand is a traditional dish from the Maharashtrian cuisine. It is made with hung yogurt and ripe, sweet mango purée. It’s a no cook dish, very simple to make and absolutely delicious. Chilled, rich, creamy and delicious mango shrikhand served with hot puris is an absolute delight to the palateRead more about Mango Shrikhand[…]

Tomato Dosa

Tomato Dosa

Few weeks back, when I had gone to visit my mom, while chatting, she shared this recipe with me. She had learnt it from her neighbour it seems and was very excited about sharing the recipe with me:) She had already tried the recipe and said that the dosa was very tasty. I have neverRead more about Tomato Dosa[…]

Srirangam Vathakhuzhambu 

Srirangam Vathakhuzhambu 

Few days back, my sister Uma, told me about this Khuzhambu. She told that she got the recipe from some source in the net and that it came out very well and very enthusiastically shared the recipe with me. It was indeed very interesting.  A week back, I made this at home for lunch. TheRead more about Srirangam Vathakhuzhambu […]

Basundi

Basundi

Two weeks back, a few of my friends from college had come home for lunch. I was meeting two of them after nearly 20 years. Needless to say, we all had a great time filled with silly jokes and non stop laughter, just like our good old college days. I had made a very traditional SouthRead more about Basundi[…]