Spicy Mushroom Curry w/ Fennel

Spicy Mushroom Curry

LOVE this recipe for South Indian Mushroom Curry I found on Adventures of a Food Slut. It is decadent and delicious and a go to for mushroom lovers! I doubled the amount of mushrooms because mushrooms shrink so much and I didn’t … Continue reading 

Idli Podi Two Ways (Garlic Podi & Sesame Seed Podi)

Garlic Idli Podi

Podi is a spicy powder chutney that you can mix with sesame oil or ghee and eat with idli or you can sprinkle it on a dosa. I loved it on idlis at my mother in laws in Bangalore. It is … Continue reading 

Ulli Theeyal (Pearl Onions in a Tangy Coconut Gravy)

Ulli Theeyal

Mmmm, ulli theeyal, a savory dish of pearl onions in roasted coconut sauce is one of my favorites! The first time I had ulli theeyal was at a Kerala restaurant in Bangalore called Karavali, but I didn’t know what the … Continue reading 

Rasam (South Indian Tangy Soup)


Rasam is a South Indian soup that is tangy and spicy. It can be served over rice (rasam rice), as part of a traditional South Indian meal, as rasam vada (fried urad dal fritters with rasam poured over), or just … Continue reading