Category Side Dish for Idli/Dosa

Beetroot Chutney – Beetroot Coconut Chutney

September 12, 2017 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  2 comments

Beetroot Chutney, the very name is so unique.. I am not a big fan of beetroot, all I end up making is this simple poriyal or this soup! My favourite is halwa though 🙂 I can’t think of anything else. I had some beetroots sitting in the fridge and did not want to make the same old dishes as above. So made this chutney, though I was skeptical in the beginning. Trust me it tasted so good! Went on well with idli, dosa and even with hot rice.

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Coconut Chutney / Thengai Chutney

July 26, 2017 Bachelor Friendly RecipesChutney RecipesNO Onion NO GarlicSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  3 comments

Coconut chutney is the easiest accompaniment for idli, dosa, pongal, rava kichdi etc.. There are many varieties of coconut chutney. This is the basic chutney variety that we get in hotels.. It is a very simple recipe. All u need to do is grate the coconut. Rest can be done in a few minutes. This is the most popular chutney in South Indian cuisine.

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Spicy Red Coconut Chutney

June 12, 2017 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  3 comments

Any chutney along with idli/dosa is an unbeatable combo. This Spicy Red Coconut Chutney is quite spicy as the name suggests, as it has red chillies, shallots & garlic. I have already posted a red coconut chutney already which is suitable for travel as well. This does not involve any dry roasting. All u need to do is grind the ingredients and temper it. If u do not want to use onion or garlic check the above chutney.

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Tiffin Sambar – Idli Sambar (with toor dal)

June 20, 2016 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBasicsSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  4 comments

Idli and sambar is the most wonderful combo for any South Indian. This Tiffin Sambar is a very good accompaniment for idli, dosa,pongal or even upma and khichdi. This version is made with toor dal. Sambar made with freshly ground sambar powder has a very unique flavour. I had posted this recipe long long ago, and am updating the pics now.

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Peerkangai Chutney – Ridge Gourd Chutney

May 6, 2016 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  2 comments

Peerkangai Chutney is an easy variety of chutney that pairs well for idli/dosa or even rice. I usually make this when we get bored with the normal Coconut Chutney, Tomato Chutney. Peerkangai known as ridge gourd has a mild sweet taste by itself. I have added coconut in this Peerkangai Chutney. U can skip it and make it as is too.

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Kollu Podi – Horsegram Powder

April 20, 2016 Podi/PowdersSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  9 comments

Any Podi / Powder is always a flavourful and handy option for lazy days. This Kollu Podi is an easy podi variety that goes well with rice as well as idli/dosa. Kollu / Horsegram has a lot of health benefits, especially in weight reduction. When I made this batch of Kollu Podi, nobody at home even realised that it was made out of kollu. Now this has become a normal podi variety for idli/dosa including Idli Milagai Podi & Sesame Milagai Podi.

Do check my Kollu Chutney too.

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Puli Milagai – Puli Milagai Pachadi

November 12, 2015 CondimentsKuzhambu/Rasam VarietiesSide Dish for Idli/DosaTamil New Year Recipes  7 comments

After all the festive food, we really wanted a simple and spicy meal. This Puli Milagai is one dish which is spicy, tangy and mildly sweet. It is easy to make and goes well with dal rice/paruppu sadham and even idli/dosa. We usually prefer the consistency to be a bit runny, U can make it thicker too. I served with rice, paruppu and Vazhakkai Puttu.

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Onion Tomato Chutney

September 28, 2015 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  7 comments

I already have quite a few chutney varieties in my archive. This Onion Tomato Chutney is yet another easy and spicy chutney to pair with idli/dosa. When it comes to chutney, Tomato Chutney is Chotu’s favourite.. Do check my Tomato Mint Chutney as well. This version is with coconut. If u are very keen in not using coconut, u can skip it.

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Tomato Gotsu – Thakkali Gotsu

August 12, 2015 Kuzhambu/Rasam VarietiesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  11 comments

Tomato Gotsu or Thakkali Gotsu is an excellent side dish for idli/dosa. It is a very easy and quick fix sambar kind of side dish. When u run out of time, this can be made very quickly without much preparation work. Chotu is a big fan of hot, crispy dosa and sambar. I mostly make this tiffin sambar or this tiffin sambar. This Tomato Gotsu is a nice variation to it. Chotu calls this tomato sambar.

This pairs equally well with Ven Pongal too..

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Coconut Mint Chutney – Mint Chutney with Coconut

June 29, 2015 Chutney RecipesSide Dish for Idli/Dosa  13 comments

Coconut Chutney is a popular and favourite chutney variety in any South Indian household. This Coconut Mint Chutney is a variation to the normal Coconut Chutney with the additional bursting flavours of mint and ginger. This is mostly found as one of the accompaniments for idli/dosa in any restaurant menu along with sambar, kara chutney, coconut chutney. Among all the other chutneys, this Coconut Mint Chutney is my personal favourite!!

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