Maappillai Samba Dosai/Pancakes – Dosai with Native/Traditional Varieties of Tamilnadu – 5

  maappillai samba arisi/rice    and ILAVATTAKKAL- the stone of the Youth photo courtesy: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/village-life-for-real/article7521099.ece    Love and Valour have been the main sources of Life and Literature of the Tamils for more than 2000 years (Sangam Tamil Literature dates back to 3rd century BCE to 3rd century ACE). ‘Ilavattakkal’ -roughly translated as ‘the stone…

Kullankar Arisi Dosai/Pancakes – Dosai with Native/Traditional Rice Varieties of Tamilnadu – 4

Let’s make dosais/pancakes with Kullankar Arisi – another of the native/indigenous rice varieties of Tamilnadu. A few health benefits of Kullankar Arisi- High in antioxidants and hence boosts immunity Aids in Insulin Secretion and hence tackles diabetes Helps in weight reduction Kullankar Arisi Dosai/Pancakes       Ingredients (makes approximately 12-15 dosais)    • Kullankar Arisi/rice…

Kudavaazhai Arisi Dosai/Pancakes – Dosai with Native/Traditional Rice Varieties of Tamilnadu – 2

In the list of traditional or native rice varieties of Tamilnadu, my attempt in making dosais continues with Kudavaazhai/Kudavaalai Arisi.       In search of health benefits of this rice, I could find the following websites with some information,    a. Health benefits of traditional rice varieties in valaitamil.com http://player.mashpedia.com/player.php?q=DGIPfbtyLhg b. Parampariya nel vagaigalin maruthuva…

Kollu Dosai/Horsegram Dosai – Pancakes

  Kollu Dosai/Horsegram Dosai    Horsegram has wonderful health benefits in reduction of cholesterol levels and aids as a relaxant during chilly cold weather and cold related ailments. Different foods are prepared with Kollu, in different parts of India. In the south of India, Kollu Rasam (spicy soup), Kollu Paruppu (cooked lentil curry) are a…

Kambu Dosai/Pearl Millet Pancake/Bajra Dosa (Whole Grain Dosai Series)

  black gram and pearl millet   Next on the list of healthy/protein rich dosais/pancakes is Kambu Dosai. Kambu in Tamil is Pearl Millet in English and Bajra in Hindi. As mentioned in the previous Keppai Dosai Post, my daughter’s first intake after mother’s milk was finger millet porridge. Now, the goodness of these sprouted…

Power Packed Pancakes – Whole Grain Dosais!

  power packed grains and lentils top – brown rice, yellow corn and black chick peas bottom – black gram, green gram, finger miller and pearl millet.   Idlies and Dosais for Stress-free life/life style…   Why not start a series on different kinds of Dosais/pancakes? With less intake of White Rice recommended, the wide…

Muzhu Ulunthu Dosai/Black Gram Dosai – Pancakes

  muzhu ulundhu dosai/black gram pancake There are different kinds of Dosais – Traditional and Contemporary! The traditional ones include those pancakes made from a variety of grains and lentils. Like Kezhvaragu Dosai – Finger Millet Pancake; Kambu Dosai – Pearl Millet Pancake; Chola Dosai – Corn Pancake; Gothumai Dosai – Whole Wheat Pancake; Rava…

Thengai Chutney – Coconut Chutney

Chutneys are the best accompaniments for most of the south indian food items. Idlis, Dosais, Uppumas, Paniyarams, Vadais and many more breakfast and dinner dishes are always had with various kinds of chutneys. Even rice varieties are had with special chutneys. The breakfast platter would definitely have the white coconut chutney. The general coconut chutney popular in all restaurants…