South Indian Cuisines

North Indian style Sambhar making at home. Sambar often contains sambar powder, a coarse spice mix made of roasted lentils, roasted whole red chilies, fenugreek seeds, coriander seeds and sometimes asafoetida and curry leaves. Regional variations include cumin, black pepper, grated coconut, cinnamon, chana dal, urad dal, tur dal, or other spices. Watch Sambhar Making...

Posted on Jan 31 2019 - 12:16pm by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 20 mins Serves: 2 People Ingredients for Lemon Rice : 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 3 to 4 curry leaves 2 green chilies 1-inch piece ginger 1/2 cup peanuts 1 teaspoon turmeric powder Juice of 2 lemons 2 cups cooked basmati rice How to Cook Lemon Rice : Gather the ingredients. Gently...

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Serves: 15 People Ingredients to cook Benne Chakli or Murukku : Rice Flour– 4 cups (my cup measured 80ml) Urad Dal– 1 cup Salt-1 tsp or to taste Asafetida or Hing– a large pinch Paprika powder- 1 tsp Cumin seeds- 1tsp Butter– 2 tbsp, melted Oil to deep fry How to cook Benne Chakli or Murukku : Pressure...

Prep Time: 0 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Serves: 2 People Ingredients to cook Little Millet n Multi Grain Sprouts Paniyaram : 1 cup – Samai (Little Millet) 1 cup – Multi grain Sprouts 1/2 cup – Brown Rice 2 tbsp – Thoor dhal 2 tbsp – Channa Dhal 1 tsp – Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp – Black Pepper 2 nos – Green chilies 1 tsp – Ginger 1 tsp – Salt (or...

Prep Time: 0 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Serves: 6 People Ingredients to cook Kerala style Fish Molee/Moly : 450 gms of fish cleaned and cut into pieces 1 tsp of Vinegar 1/2 tsp of Lemon juice 1 tsp of Pepper powder 1/2 tsp of Turmeric powder Salt to taste 3/4 cup of sliced onion – preferably red Onions 1 tbsp of finely chopped Ginger 1 tbsp fo finely...

Posted on Oct 12 2018 - 3:25pm by Chef kumar
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Prep Time: 60 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Serves: 2 People Ingredients to cook Kerala Fish Fry : 2 large King Fish steaks, cleaned 1 tsp. Ginger-garlic paste 1 tbsp. kashmiri red chili powder Salt to taste 1 tbsp. Oil 1 tbsp. Lime juice coconut Oil to fry How to cook Kerala Fish Fry : Make a paste of ginger-garlic paste, salt, chili powder, oil and lime...

Posted on Oct 2 2018 - 4:30pm by Chef kumar
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Prep Time: 0 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Serves: 8 People Ingredients to make Set Dosa : Raw Rice – 3 cups Poha/aval/pressed Rice – 3/4 cup Urad daal/white lentil – 1/4 cup Sabudana /sago pearls – 1.5 tbsp Fenugreek Seeds/methidana – 1 tsp Yogurt/curd – 3/4 cup Water approx 1.5 cup Soda Bi Carb – 1/2 tsp Salt to...

Posted on Oct 2 2018 - 4:20pm by Chef kumar
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Prep Time: 24 Hours Cook Time: 20 mins Serves: 5 People Ingredients to make Dosa : Basmati Rice – 3 cup Urad Dal – 1 cup Curd – 1 cup Methi seeds – 1 tsp How to make Dosa : Soak all the listed ingredients separately for 7-8 hours. After this time, drain and wash them and grind together to form a thick batter. Then add in salt...

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 45 mins Serves: 4 People Ingredients to make South Indian Vada Sambar : TO MAKE VADAS: 1 cup Urad Dalwashed & soaked for 3-4 hrs 1 Onion sliced 1 Green chili 2 inch piece Ginger 4-5 Curry Leaves ½ tbsp Black Peppercorns Salt Oil for deep frying TO MAKE SAMBAR: 1 cup Toor Dal 6 Shallots 1 Carrot peeled and chopped...

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Serves: 1 People Ingredients to make Wheat flour Dosa : 1 cup Wheat Flour Chopped Onion Chopped Capsicum Green Chillies Grated Carrot Salt 2 tablespoon sour Curd 1 tablespoon Oil for shallow frying How to make Wheat flour Dosa : Take wheat in large bowl Add curd and water little by little and mix until a smooth...

Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 5 mins Serves: 10 People Ingredients to make South Indian Chutney Pudi : 2 cups (100 gm ) – Chana Dal / Bengal gram / Kadale bele 1 Cup (50 gm) – Urad dal / Black Gram / Uddina bele 11/2 Cups – Red chillies (dry) or (Byadagi chillies) 1/2 Cup – Curry Leaves / Kari baavu soppu 1 Cup – Dry grated Coconut /...