Jonnalu Senagalu (Sorghum & Chickpea Saute)

BM# 77: Week 1/ Day 2 Theme: Recipes with Whole Grains Dish: Jonnalu Senagalu (Sorghum/ Jowar & Chickpea Saute) For the second day of this week’s blogging marathon, I have a healthy and nutritious snack made with sorghum aka jowar (in Hindi) aka jonnalu (in Telugu). This Jonnalu senagalu which literally means sorghum and chickpeas is a…

Simple South Indian Vegetarian Thali — Fresh Cucumber Salad Recipe

BM# 74: Week 3/ Day 2 Theme: Thalis/ Spreads Dish: Simple South Indian Vegetarian Thali Today I have a simple South Indian vegetarian thali. Coming up with a menu is quite a task — picking dishes that complement each other is an art. So I took the help of my Dakshin cookbook. The author, Chandra Padmanabhan, has…

Kadamba Saadam (Mixed Vegetable Lentil Rice)

BM# 72: Week 2/ Day 1 Theme: Festival Special Dish: Sankranthi — Kadamba Saadam My theme for this week’s BM is ‘Festival Special‘. Valli wants us to make something special for the festivals celebrated in January. I’m going to be posting 3 dishes for 3 different festivals. Starting off with Kadamba Saadam, a Sankranthi special…