In our household, meal never ends with curd/yogurt/buttermilk rice. If I prepare sambhar or Kuzhambu, we use that as the side for yogurt rice if not we go for pickles. I love pickles not only with yogurt rice but I can have it with any variety rice and also with sambhar and rasam rice. So at any time there will some pickle in my fridge. My recent food experiments are with fruits. I am trying to prepare savory items with fruits or substitute fruits instead of jaggery. This fall we bought loads and loads of apple. (Obviously seasonal fruits are the best and cheap). I love the crunchy and raw apples. I prepared smoothies and sauce with them. Then I thought why not try thokku with them and stock it up. This thokku goes well with idly and dosa too.
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