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Onions and coconut cooked together and pureed into a chutney, perfect with Dosa and Idli… Chutneys are usually served with Dosa or Idli and a wide variety of chutney recipes are prepared in India. Tomato chutney, coconut chutney, mango chutney, eggplant chutney, the list just goes on… Last weekend, I had the craving for having dosa. I used store bought...

An easy to make yet delicious green pepper and tomato chutney… My most favorite chutney is tomato chutney and I first tried that at my Aunt’s house. That tomato chutney along with dosa, I literally licked my finger and had way too many dosas that day. Of course, I have already shared that recipe with you all and many of my readers have tried it and loved...

Tomato chutney spread over Dosa, a perfect South Indian delicacy… I have a favorite tomato chutney recipe that I make quite often. While making dosa, I make sure to make the tomato chutney and spread it over the dosa and fold it. You don’t need anything else, the tomato chutney and the dosa together is so comforting and tastes so good. Recipe for making...

My most favorite tomato chutney… This chutney couldn’t get any better, it’s that perfect. I had this chutney at my aunt’s house many years ago and I fell for it right away. Since then, I’ve been making this chutney quite often. I haven’t tried any other tomato chutney recipes as I am so much in love with this one and haven’t...

It’s Kerala style chutney made with green pepper… At times, I wish if my mind went blank for a few minutes without any kind of thoughts popping up now and then. This reminds me of how once my mind had actually gone blank for sometime when I had a concussion from skiing. I didn’t even get comfortable skiing in the beginner ski slopes that time....

I could have this healthy dinner almost everyday… A couple of days ago, I had a conversation about face (of all the things in the world:)) with one of my friends. We both fall into the same category of having chubby/round faces with skinny bodies. Often times, weight gain is first apparent on the face and is an indicator for me to go workout. In 2010, I...

One of the most delicious chutneys I had in a while… I am so much in love with this chutney. This was one of the side dishes that I served for yesterday’s thanksgiving dinner and was a big hit. I would say this is a complete chutney as it had the sweetness from the peaches, sourness from the dried cranberries and cider vinegar and the spiciness from the...

Happy Independence day to all Indians… India celebrates its 64th Independence day today. I couldn’t be any happier and feeling so proud to be an Indian. While I was in the kitchen I was struck with the idea of making a tricolor chutney which represents Indian flag. Luckily, I had all the ingredients to make the three chutneys. For green color, I first...

Don’t you just love the color of the beetroot? I feel good when my fingers and hands turn purple while chopping the beetroot… Stir fry and juice are the two things I used to make with beetroot. The other day, while thinking of some new ways to cook beetroot, I came up with this recipe. As soon as I tasted it, I heard a round of applause by my taste buds....

  Even the hard core non-veggie falls for this veggie delicacy of south India… If you are in south India and if you haven’t tried Dosa, you sure is missing the most popular veggie delight. I don’t think anyone can ever miss this as this is seen on the menu of almost all South Indian restaurants. They even have a separate menu for dosas and when...