Dosa Varieties, Millet Recipes

VARAGU DOSA

Dosa is a favorite at home,be it any type.I make it for Breakfast,Dinner and at times pack for lunch too.This Dosa is made from Varagu,tamil name for Kodo Millet.As we all know millet recipes are becoming increasingly popular due to their health benefits these days.As you might have seen in my blog I have made a few Millet recipes and plan to post more in the near future.These millets can easily be substituted for rice and many recipes can be made with this.Besides dosa ,idli,pongal,payasam,pulao or biryani can be made with these wonder millets.One of my friend who is a…

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Avani Avittam Recipes, Indian Festival Recipes, Snacks, Traditional Recipes, Vada

AAMA VADAI

Aama Vadai or Paruppu Vadai as it is called is a bengal gram and tur dal based fritter usually made during festivals in Tamil Nadu.It is specially made during Weddings,Boghi and Avani Avittam. Avani Avitttam or Upakarma is a vedic ritual practiced by Hindus of Brahmin caste.It is conducted once in a year during the month of Shravana when Brahmins change their Upanayana thread. This day is also important as Brahmins worship Rishis and offer libation of water to their ancestors. Amongst other delicacies Paruppu Poli and Paruppu Payasam is also made.The vadai is a no garlic no onion recipe,since…

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