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Chana Masala

Chana Masala, one of the most popular vegetarian dishes in india. Chana Masala is a good combination for chapathi,poori,bhature and dosa. Step by step method on the end of this post. Ingredients: 1 cup Chana dal / chickpeas 3 Onion chopped 2 Tomato chopped 1 tsp Cumin powder ¾ tsp Ginger paste ½ tsp Garlic paste ¼+ ¼ tsp Turmeric ...

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Bombay Chutney (Besan Flour Chutney/Kadalai maavu Chutney)

Bombay Chutney (Besan Flour Chutney/Kadalai maavu Chutney), is an easy chutney recipe. Bombay Chutney is a good combination for idli and dosa. Step by step method on the end of this post. Ingredients: 3 tbsp Besan flour (kadalai maavu) ½ Onion finely chopped ½ Tomato finely chopped 1 inch Ginger finely chopped 2 Green chilli ½ tsp Red chilli powder ...

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Brinjal Gravy (Eggplant Gravy)

Brinjal Gravy (Eggplant Gravy),is a very tasty recipe and it goes very well with biryani, variety rice, chapathi or dosa. This recipe was suggested by my friend Nishia and I first tasted this recipe in her house with biryani and I loved it. Ingredients: 6 small Brinjal (Eggplant) 2 Onion finely chopped 2 Tomatoes finely chopped ½ tsp Ginger paste ½ ...

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Cashew Cauliflower Gravy

Cashew Cauliflower Gravy, is a rich flavor and tasty side dish recipe for chapathi or roti.Step by step method on the end of this post. Ingredients: 1 Small Cauliflower Oil as needed ¼ tsp Fennel Seeds 1 Onion finely chopped 2 Tomatoes puree 1 tsp Chilli Powder (to taste) 1 ¼ tsp Coriander Powder ½ tsp Garam masala powder ¼ ...

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Pottukadalai Chutney (Fried Gram Dal Chutney)

Pottukadalai Chutney (Fried Gram Dal Chutney), is a tasty chutney it goes well with idli and dosa. Step by step method on the end of this post. Ingredients: ¼ cup Pottukadalai 2 Garlic ½ inch Ginger 1 Red chillies 2 Onion chopped 1 tiny piece Tamarind ¼ cup Shredded coconut 1 ½ Tomato chopped Salt to taste Oil needed To ...

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Cauliflower Peas Gravy

Cauliflower Peas Gravy, is a very flavorful and tasty gravy recipe. Step by step method on the end of this post. Ingredients: 1 small flower Cauliflower ¼ cup Green peas ½- ¾ Onion finely chopped 1 ½ -2 Tomato puree 1/8 tsp Turmeric powder Salt to taste Oil needed For grind paste: ½ Onion chopped 2 Garlic 1 Green chilli ...

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Aloo Matar Masala

Aloo Matar Masala, is a very simple dish to prepared with potatoes and green peas.It goes well with roti,chapathi,paratha,naan and dosa. Ingredients: 4 Potatoes ½ cup Green peas ½ tsp Jeera seeds/cumin seeds 1 ½ Onion finely chopped ½ tsp Ginger paste ¼ tsp Garlic paste 4 Tomatoes ¼ tsp Turmeric powder 1 ½ tsp Chilli powder (to taste) 1 ...

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Cauliflower Masala

Cauliflower Masala, is a very tasty side dish.Cauliflower masala is easy and simple to make.It goes very well with chapathi,roti and naan.Step by step method on the end of this post. Ingredients: 1 medium Cauliflower 2 tbsp Oil 1 Cinnamon stick 1 Cloves 1 Cardamom 1 spring Curry leaves 2 Onion 2 Tomato 1 tsp Ginger paste ½ tsp Garlic ...

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Idli Gun Powder Podi

Idli Gun Powder Podi, is a very tasty and delicious podi recipe for idli,dosa tawa fry recipe.Step by step method on the end of this post. Ingredients: 2 tbsp Channa dal ¾ tsp Pepper corn 1 tbsp Sesame seeds 1 tsp Rice 1 tbsp Roasted channa dal 1 tbsp Urad dal 1 tsp Salt ¼ tsp Asafoetida powder Curry leaves ...

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Garlic Idli Podi (Poondu Podi)

Garlic Idli Podi (Poondu Podi), is a simple and prefect side dish for south indian breakfast recipes like ildi, dosa, uthapam. Ingredients: Garlic 12 cloves (1 whole head) ½ cup Channa dal / Garm dal 1/8 cup Urad dal 1 tbsp Coriander seeds 2 Red chilli (to taste) 3 Kashmiri red chilli ¼ tsp Asafoetida powder/ Hing 1 tsp Salt ...

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