Food · Recipes

Paan Pole or Neer Dosa – A Karwar Region Speciality

Made using Kaatuyaanam rice (an organic, indigenous rice variety from South India)- A Karwar Region Speciality


Nendram Pazha Pradhaman (Paayasam)

Lush green fields, age old Tharavad (ancestral homes) and warm, hospitable signify Palakkad. A fabulous recipe I learnt to make. Has the video of how it is made too.

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Kanchipuram Idli

The Kanchipuram Idli is one of the primal offerings made to the God of the temple. Made using rice, dhal , dry spices, these idlies are made using handmade bamboo baskets and can measure upto a foot-long and 6 inches wide. Here’s how you make it.

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Therali Kozhakattai – Cinnamon flavoured rice jaggery balls

A recipe from the villages in Kanyakumari and a must try for Vinayaka Chathurthi this year!


Paati’s Maanga Thokku (Grandmom’s grated mango pickle)

My grandmom’s recipe for the ultimate grated raw mango pickle. A summer time delicacy!

Culture trail · Recipes · Travel

Memories, Moments and the magic of food

Learnings, moments and memories as a food traveler who has explored the length and breadth of South India to research and document food.


Neer Kuzhakattai – Rolled steamed rice cake

A healthy evening snack from the Chettinad region. A must try!