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South Indian Sambar (Spicy Lentil Soup)

Sambar is a very popular South Indian recipe. Any South Indian meal is incomplete without Sambar. It is a spicy, flavorful lentil soup made with yellow lentils (toor dal) mixed with variety of assorted vegetables and an aromatic coconut oil tempering. The coconut oil and dry red chilies tempering fills the house with its aroma… Continue reading South Indian Sambar (Spicy Lentil Soup)

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Moong Urad Dal Vada (savory Lentil fritters)

Moong Urad Dal Vada is a blend of moong dal and urad dal with a combination of handful of spices. Moong dal and rava makes the vadas crispy on the outside and with use of urad dal it become soft on the inside. It is a great breakfast and evening snack, just serve it with chutney and… Continue reading Moong Urad Dal Vada (savory Lentil fritters)

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Neer Dosa (lacy, snow white Rice Crepes)

Neer Dosa is a thin, fluffy and savory rice crepes from South-Indian cuisine. "Neer" means water in tulu, as the name states it's all water. My aunt used to call it "panpole" (in konkani). The first time I had Neer dosa was at her place. Usually I like my dosas crispy, but for the first time I… Continue reading Neer Dosa (lacy, snow white Rice Crepes)

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Garlic coconut chutney

Garlic Coconut Chutney is a coconut based chutney regularly made by my mom at home. Everybody in my family loves it and now after marriage, its my husbands favorite chutney too! We like it garlicky with a little kick of spice in a coarse texture of coconut. Delicious! Serves: 4 Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients 13 tbsp… Continue reading Garlic coconut chutney