coconut chutney

Coconut-Dalia chutney is a frequently made side dish for Dosas, Idlis, Upma varieties and few snacks. A pretty common, famous south indian side dish. It is a very simple and fast side dish that can be made with very few ingredients.  My hubby says.., and most of the south indians say.. there is nothing special about a Dosa, Idli or a Upma when not accompanied with this chutney 🙂 Here it is. Happy Cooking!!! Ingredients: 1 cup Dalia(Split-Roasted chana Dal / Putnalu) 1/2 cup grated Coconut 2 medium Green chillies(if they are very spicy, otherwise, 3) 1 tsp Cumin seeds/Jeera 3-4 medium length Tamarind flakesRead More →

Potlakaya Perugu Pachadi / Snake gourd curd chutney

Welcome back!! Beautiful summer vacations are literally keeping me away from blogging. Anyways.., I am back! Our town does not have any Indian stores and when on vacation, I make sure that I come back with lots and lots of Indian vegetables. I had some nice soft Snake gourds which actually does not fall in my fav list. I prefer very selected recipes of Snake gourd. One from those recipes which makes a yummy-tummy dish is the ‘Perugu Pachadi’ (Curd Chutney literally). Curd chutney is always a hit-dish with any vegetable you choose. The same procedure holds good with Tomatoes, Bottle gourd, Radish, Cucumber. These areRead More →