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South Indian recipes


Nagpur eatery sells black idli; know what gives it the unique colour

December 15, 2021 6:22 pm

"When, in 2015, I started experimenting with millet idlis, one of my friend asked me why should idlis be only white or pink (made using carrots). He motivated me to create something unique, like black idli, which I then thought was next to impossible," said Nagpur street vendor Kumar S Reddy

Weekend recipe: Try this Green Rawa Dosa

July 17, 2021 2:46 pm

Make your regular fare a little more healthy with this recipe from chef Sanjeev Kapoor

Breakfast recipe: Malaika Arora's mother shares secret to making grainy idlis

March 06, 2021 7:00 pm

Wonder how restaurants manage to achieve the grainy texture? Here's how

The Back Burner: An easy chutney podi made from sesame

December 12, 2020 8:06 pm

Sesame or ellu podi is a convenient fix for days when you don’t want to spend too much time cooking

The Back Burner: Quick and easy garlic podi

October 31, 2020 8:16 am

Liven up your breakfast of idli or dosa with this spicy podi. It also goes very well with rice

Sambar: Have you tried these delicious variations?

October 17, 2020 7:45 pm

Welcome to the vast and flavoursome world of sambar!

The Back Burner: Make a power-packed ginger chutney

October 10, 2020 1:20 pm

This hot-sweet-sour chutney will liven up the blandest of foods - and yes, that includes idlis

The Back Burner: Crisp and spongy unniyappam, a delicious fritter from Kerala

September 26, 2020 9:02 pm

Made with rice, jaggery and banana, unniyappams are a popular snack and ritual food

The Back Burner: Easy homemade tamarind rice paste

September 19, 2020 2:40 pm

Pulikachal, or tamarind rice paste, can be stored in the fridge for two to three weeks

The Back Burner: Hot, spicy garlic rasam for cold rainy days

July 30, 2020 12:30 pm

You can have this rasam as a soup or with some fresh, steamed rice, ghee and papad. Either way, it’s deeply comforting and nourishing