Ingredient Hing/asafoetida

Sambar Recipe – Dill leaves and Black Chana

Sambar/ HuLi is the most common dish in south Indian Kitchen.  We use different combinations of vegetables, different spice mix to make it more interesting. Today’s recipe is Sambar with dill leaves(sabbasige soppu) and Black/brown/kala chana(kadale kaalu). Very nutritious and delicious…

Tomato Pickle Recipe

This is that time of the year, you see varieties of tomatoes at farmer’s market. You will find the  best tasting tomatoes which  are grown locally here at the farmer’s market. Fresh and flavorful. Why I am talking about these tomatoes?… one thing,…


When it come to boxed lunch always some kind of rice dishes are very popular. Among those Vangi bath/ eggplant/brinjal rice is very popular rice dish. Even the powder is named after this vangibaath, though we use it to make varieties of rice dish using the same vangibath powder. Green eggplants gives a distinct flavor to the baath, we rarely get that variety here, so I am using the purple one.

Akki HappaLa / Rice Papads

Akki HappaLa / Rice flour fryums are an extremely easy to make happaLa. It takes around ten minutes and it is extremely tasty once you deep fry it.