Crispy Masala Dosai (Rice Crepes)

Masala Dosai is a South Indian classic and can be had at any time of the day as a proper meal or snack. These are basically rice batter crepes. There are several variations available for the dosai but for starters, I am sharing the basic Masala Dosai recipe. The masala or stuffing is made out…

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Tomato Upma

Tomato Upma is my all-time favourite breakfast. It is an almost oil-free recipe and hence is high up on my list of healthy breakfast recipes. It is a South-Indian breakfast option which my mum learnt from one of our neighbours from Tamil Nadu and she shared this recipe with us. Since my mum and I…

Veggie Uttapam

Uttapams are a south India specialty usually had for breakfast. I like to make my version with a lot of veggies to make them super healthy and nutritious. They are savory pancakes and this recipe makes super fluffy and soft ones. Keeping the batter aside for 2 hours or overnight (like I do), does the…

Khatta White Dhokla with Peanut Chutney

I have fond memories of my mum making perfectly soft white khatta dhokla with peanut chutney. This is a Gujarati dish made from fermented rice and lentil batter and is usually had for breakfast or evening snack. Since dhoklas are steamed, they are low in fat and a healthy snack option. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes…

Semolina(Rava) Appe

Appe is a South-Indian snack which resembles coin idlis. It can be prepared with a variety of ingredients like rice, pulse, semolina(rava), etc. I like the Rava version the best as it is instantaneous and quick and doesn’t need overnight soaking. But it would rise up and fluffy if you keep it for 2 hours….