Adai

Adai – Aviyal one of the best combo available in tiffin items. Adai is the lentil dosa prepared with rice, toor dal, channa dal along with urad dal and spiced up with chillies. I like to eat adai with honey and my husband with jaggery and ghee. No matter what your side dish is, adai is yummy and healthy by itself.  It belongs to dosa family and it includes toor dal and channa dal making it comparatively healthier than dosa.

Continue reading “Adai” »


Paruppu Kadaiyal / Toor dhal tadka

Dal Tadka is everyone’s favorite comfort food. Being a vegetarian, I always look for including protein in our diet. So these dal tadka’s play a major role in bringing the protein to our meal. This is my version of  plain toor dal tadka or as we say in tamil Paruppu Kadaiyal. Me and my FIL love this recipe. He can have this for rice, roti and even accompaniment for curd rice.  It is simple, healthy and a comforting dish. 

Continue reading “Paruppu Kadaiyal / Toor dhal tadka” »